External Scholarship Information


External scholarships must be counted as part of your total financial aid award. These can be reported to your financial aid counselor through MyGFU.

There are many scholarship opportunities from sources other than George Fox University. Students can locate scholarships through online searches, but should never pay a fee in order to apply for a scholarship.


Scholarship Search Databases

General Databases

Program-Specific Databases

Regional Databases

Minority-Specific Databases

Current Traditional Undergraduate Students

George Fox Scholarship Manager

Scholarship Manager is George Fox's site for returning traditional undergraduate students to apply for donor-funded scholarships. This process matches applicants with all available donor scholarships based on the donors' criteria.

The application is available via students' MyGFU portals December through January each academic year.

Miller BEST Achievement Scholarship

The Miller BEST (Business, Engineering, Science, and Technology) Achievement Award, which is funded through the James and Lila Miller Charitable Trust, was established in 2013 by their sons Ted and Paul Miller. The scholarship was created in honor of their parents, Jim and Lila Miller, to reward extraordinary students whose commitment to excellence in their chosen field of academic study is also reflected in their career plans and goals. 

The Miller BEST Achievement Awards are for currently enrolled undergraduate George Fox students. The application is available as part of the Donor Funded Scholarship Manager application process each year in December and January.

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.

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. 

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017


Freshman Donor Funded Scholarships

Incoming Freshmen are invited to apply for the following donor funded scholarships.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017

Ken & Joan Austin Scholarship

Awarded to an outstanding first year student attending George Fox who is from Newberg, Yamhill County, or Oregon.

Marvin & LaVelle Priebe Barger Scholarship

Awarded to assist first year students at George Fox who are from Oregon or Washington.

Kristine Dicus Memorial Award

Awarded to assist first year Protestant students attending George Fox who are majoring in Music.

Minthorne Family Grant

Awarded to assist first year students attending George Fox who are children of Friends ministers or missionaries.

Nard and Sis McGrath Scholarship

Awarded to assist and encourage first year Freshman attending George Fox who graduated from Newberg H.S. 

Arthur & Fern Roberts Scholarship

Awarded to assist and encourage first year Quaker students attending George Fox.

Dwight and Marie Macy Family Scholarship

Awarded to assist first year students attending George Fox who graduated from Madras or Culver H.S.


Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Click here for more information on Nationally Competitive Scholarships.



External Scholarships by Topic

General

Art / Graphic Design

Business / Marketing / Accounting

Education

Grad Students

High School Seniors

History / Political Science

Minority Students

Newberg Students

Non U.S. Citizen

Nursing / Health Related

Oregon Residents

Science / Technology / Engineering / Math

Social Work

Veterans / Active Military

Women


To advertise a scholarship here, please send information to finaid@georgefox.edu



General 

Band With Success Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 25
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Must be 16 or older
  • Must be a legal US resident
  • Amount: $1,000

Activia Training

  • Deadline: Oct 31 | April 30
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay or video required
  • Amount: $1,500

QASymphony Software Testing Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 1
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Business Plan Scholarship

  • Deadline: Nov 1 | April 1
  • Open to undergrad and grad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

HomeLightScholarship

  • Deadline: Nov 15 | April 1
  • Open to high school seniors, undergrad, and grad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Quicken Loans Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 30
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,500

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship

  • Deadline: Dec 1 | March 31
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Open to those who have either personally battled cancer or have a close friend/family member who has battled cancer
  • Amount: $4,000

Burning Tree Academic Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 1
  • Open to undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Offers.com Savvy Savers Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 13
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,500

"The Future" Scholarship

  • Deadline Dec 15 | July 15
  • Open to undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Crowd Reviews Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $5,000

2017 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,000

Redfin Scholarship

  • Deadline: Jan 31 | July 31
  • Open to undergrad
  • Min GPA: 3.0
  • Must be a US resident
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,500

EasyEDA Electronic Engineering Communication Scholarship

  • Deadline Feb 13 | Sep 13
  • Open to high school, undergrad, and grad
  • Essay with photos required
  • Amount: $2,500

A-1 Auto Transport Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 10
  • Min GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

ASCO Engineering College Scholarships

  • Deadline: March 31
  • Open to college juniors, seniors, and grad students
  • Must be a legal US resident
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $5,000

Neal O. Thorpe Memorial Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 28
  • Must be an Alaskan resident
  • Must have graduated from an Alaskan high school
  • Essay and high school transcripts required
  • Amount: $7,500 (annually)

B. Davis Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 22
  • Open to high school seniors and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Addiction Resource Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,000

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Art / Graphic Design

Most Promising Logo Design Scholarship

  • Dealine: June 30
  • Open to undergrad and grad
  • Must be studying graphic or product deisng, branding, or marketing
  • Min GPA: 2.5
  • Must have completed 1 year of coursework
  • Logo designs (3) and transcripts required

Graphic Springs Logo Design Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31
  • Open to undergrad and grad
  • Minumum GPA: 3.0
  • Must be pursuing degree in marketing, PR, graphic design, or branding
  • Logo design required
  • Amount: $2,000

Ellice T. Johnston Scholarship for the Ceramic Arts

  • Deadline: Third week of April
  • Must have completed 2 years of college level art courses
  • Open only to residents or students in Oregon or Northern California
  • Art portfolio required
  • Open to undergrad
  • Amount: $2,000

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Business / Marketing / Accounting

North American Bancard Scholarship

  • Deadline: Oct 31 | March 31
  • Min GPA: 2.8
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must be pursuing business
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

IBISWorld Scholarship

  • Deadline: Nov 30
  • Must be pursuing degree in Finance, Business, or Economics
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,500

Crystal Group Innovation Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 19
  • Open to undergrad
  • Must be pursuing degree in Business or related field
  • Must be enrolled full-time
  • Min GPA: 3.0
  • Must have completed 60 credit hours
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

The AWeber Developing Futures Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31
  • Open to undergrad and grad
  • Must be pursuing degree in Business, Marketing, or Communications
  • Essay or video required
  • Amount: $2,500

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Education

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Graduate Students

International Fellowships

  • Deadline: Dec 1
  • Open to grad
  • For women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Amount: $18,000 to $30,000

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS)

  • Open to grad
  • For women pursuing full-time graduate study in the United States or Canada who are not U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Amount: Up to $12,500
  • See website for more details and contact information

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High School Seniors

HomeLightScholarship

  • Deadline: Nov 15 | April 1
  • Open to high school seniors, undergrad, and grad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Sixt Rent-a-car Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 30
  • Must be a current high school senior graduating in 2017
  • Minimum GPA: 3.7
  • Amount: $5,000

EasyEDA Electronic Engineering Communication Scholarship

  • Deadline Feb 13 | Sep 13
  • Open to high school, undergrad, and grad
  • Essay with photos required
  • Amount: $2,500

B. Davis Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 22
  • Open to high school seniors and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

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History / Political Science

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Minority Students

HSF General College Scholarships

  • Deadline: April 6
  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 (HS students) | 2.5 (college and grad students)
  • Amount: $500 to $5,000

HENAAC Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30
  • Must be pursuing degree in STEM related major
  • Must be of Hispanic origin and/or significatnly participate in and promote organizations and activities in the Hispanic community
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $500 to $10,000

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: May 4
  • Must be woman or minority student
  • Must be pursuing degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts
  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Amount: $3,000 (30)

American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: May 31
  • Must be registered member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member
  • Minimum GPA: 2.0
  • Amount: Varies

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Newberg Students

Larry Bohnsack Memorial Scholarship 

  • Deadline: Second Wednesday in April
  • Sponsored by Newberg Noon Rotary Foundation
  • Must be senior attending Newberg, Dundee, or St Paul public or private school
  • Must be majoring in: Mass Communications, Electronic Media, Radio, Video, TV, or Print Media

Joan D. Austin Memorial Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30
  • Sponsored by Newberg Noon Rotary Foundation
  • Must be young female graduate of Newberg High School
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Contact your school for application

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Non U.S. Citizens

International Fellowships

  • Deadline: December 1
  • Open to grad
  • For women pursuing full-tim graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Amount: $18,000 to $30,000

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Nursing / Health Related

Centennial Education Scholarship

  • Deadline: Nov 30 | May12
  • Must be pursuing degree in nursing
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Expert Institute's Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31
  • Must pursue degree related to healthcare or life sciences
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Army Medicine Education Opportunities

  • Open to grad and undergrad (see website for various program descriptions)
  • Available to students pursuing nursing, medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, optometry or psychology.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Service obligation required
  • Amount: varies, could be up to full-tuition scholarship

Legacy Health Scholarship

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Summission requirements and qualifications vary
  • Amount: Varies

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Oregon Residents

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Science / Technology / Engineering / Math

Expert Institute's Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31
  • Must pursue degree related to healthcare or life sciences
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

ASCO Engineering Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 31
  • Must be pursuing degree in Engineering
  • Junior, Senior, or Grad students
  • U.S. Citizen or Legal Resident
  • Resume required
  • Amount: $5,000 (2)

Showbox Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 31
  • Must be pursuing degree in Science, Technology, Math, or Engineering
  • Women only
  • Min GPA: 3.0
  • Must be citizen or resident in US, UK, Canada, or Australia
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,000

Crystal Group Innovation Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 19
  • Open to undergrad
  • Must be pursuing degree in Engineering or related field
  • Must be enrolled full-time
  • Min GPA: 3.0
  • Must have completed 60 credit hours
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

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Social Work

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Veterans / Active Military

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Women Only

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Award

  • Deadline: November 15 
  • Open to undergrad
  • Essay required
  • For female students only
  • Amount: $5,000

Showbox Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 31
  • Must be pursuing degree in Science, Technology, Math, or Engineering
  • Women only
  • Min GPA: 3.0
  • Must be citizen or resident in US, UK, Canada, or Australia
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,000

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship

  • Open to high school senior women
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Minimum GPA:  3.0
  • Must be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the US or Canada
  • See website for more details and contact information

P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (PCE)

  • Open to undergrad
  • For women returning to college after 24+ months of being a non-student
  • Amount: Up to $3,000
  • Essay required
  • See website for more details and contact information

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS)

  • Open to grad
  • For women pursuing full-time graduate study in the United States or Canada who are not U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Amount: Up to $12,500
  • See website for more details and contact information

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