Scholarship Information

For Current GFU Traditional Undergraduate Students: 

Juan Young Trust Scholarship

Juan Young was a former officer and then president of Kienow’s Food Stores.  Upon his death, a trust fund was established to provide money for college scholarships for Oregon residents. The application process begins each winter through the universities Donor-Funded Scholarship Competition which is available via student’s MyGFU portal January through February each academic year.

Preference is first given to lineal descendants of former Kienow’s employees.  If no applicants meet this criteria, the scholarship will be open to other candidates who fit the following qualifications:

Students must be an Oregon resident

Students must be 21 years of age or less at time of application

For Prospective Students:

Students not currently enrolled at George Fox University should go to Financial Aid Information to review all forms of financial assistance offered to new students.

Information on our Merit Scholarship Program for traditional undergraduate students is available here.


Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Click here for more information on Nationally Competitive Scholarships.


Outside Scholarships

Scholarship Resources for Students from Foster Care

The Hispanic College Fund Scholarship Program
  • Must come from a Hispanic background
  • Must maintain a 3.0 gpa
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Reside in the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Click here for an application

Scholarship Resources for Nursing Students


 Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
  • Must be Asian or of Pacific Islander ethnicity
  • U.S. citizen, national or legal resident
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university
  • Will need to file the FAFSA form for 2014-15
  • Students must have a 2.7 minimum gpa
  • Click here for an more information
    General Nursing Scholarships
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American Business Women's Association
Mark Smith Scholarship
  • Created by Yellow Pages United
  • Create an infographic for a chance to win a $1,500 scholarship
  • Deadline May 31, 2014
  • Major in Marketing or Graphic Design
  • 3.0 min gpa
  • Click here for more information

Hotels Cheap Scholarship

  • Must be 16 or older to apply
  • $2500 scholarship to be awarded
  • Must be a resident of the United States
  • Deadline April 15, 2014
  • Click here for more information

Foreclosure.com College Scholarship Program

  • Must be 13 or older and attending an accredited college or university to apply
  • One $5000 and 4 $1000 scholarships to be awarded
  • Must be a legal resident of the United States
  • Must complete essay
  • Deadline December 15, 2014
  • Click here for more information

KGW Scholarship

  • Sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank
  • $5,000 scholarship available
  • Must be a resident of Oregon or SW Washington
  • Must be a Junior or Senior in High School
  • Deadline July 31, 2014
  • Click here for more information
Geraldine Stephenson Continuing Education Scholarship
  • Sponsored by The Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center Auxiliary
  • For students interested in pursing a medical career
  • Must be returning to college after hiatus
  • Awarding up to 3 scholarships
  • Award range is $1,500 to $5,000
  • Deadline May 23, 2014
  • Click here for more information  and type Geraldine Stephenson
NURSE Corps Scholarship        

MassMutual Scholars Program Scholarships       

  • Sponsored by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company
  • Awarding $150,000 in scholarships
  • All majors considered
  • Must be sophomore, junior, senior or 5th year student
  • Deadline is May 2, 2014
  • Click here for more information

Oregon Scottish Rite Education Foundation Scholarships    

  • Awards 10 to 15 $1,000 scholarships in undergraduate studies
  • Deadline May 15, 2014
  • Must be a resident of Oregon
  • Applications available in Financial Aid Office or by calling 503-226-7827

Coach-Up Scholarship  

  • One $2,000 scholarship plus $500 in coaching to be awarded
  • Deadline May 6, 2014
  • Must be attending or accepted to a college or university
  • Must submit essay and video
  • Click here for more information

Smith Education Scholarship 

Pierce Scholarship Program

  • Sponsored by Thermal Scientific
  • Deadline August 1, 2014
  • Must major in Biology, Chemistry or related life science field
  • $10000  in scholarships to be awarded
  • Minimum 3.0 gpa
  • Click here for more information

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