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Scholarships for Current Students

As you continue your academic journey at Biola, explore the various scholarships offered to current students to aid your education. Make sure to check the scholarship eligibility to see if you qualify. For questions, please contact the appropriate department listed.
 

Academic Departments

Art

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Loren Baker Art Scholarship

A scholarship for students who produce and embody outstanding creative work, leadership, and potential who are personal and spiritual role models in their major.

Contact: art@biola.edu

Juniors; SeniorsDepartment Discretionary

Business

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Aney Trust Business Scholarship

A scholarship for middle class business students with a GPA of 3.0+. Students must not qualify for any other financial aid.

Contact: business@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Application

Cheatham Family Foundation

A scholarship for a business student selected by the Dean of the Crowell School of Business. Students must have financial need to be eligible.

Contact: business@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartmental Application

Faithful Servants Foundation First Generation Business Scholarship

A renewable scholarship for first generation students who are majoring in business administration. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Harold Taber MBA Scholarship

A scholarship for students considered to be most deserving or in need of the funds, and have potential for future success in business as ministry.

Contact: business@biola.edu

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Henry Warren Scholarship

A scholarship for business students with promise for success in a for-profit, non-profit or ministry profession. These students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.7+ in their junior year.

Contact: business@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateDepartmental Application

Horace and Dot Felkins School of Business Scholarship

A scholarship for undergraduate business students with a GPA of 2.5+.

Contact: business@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartmental Application

Hudson James Helton Scholarship

A scholarship for students in the Crowell School of Business who demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of 3.0+.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Rallis-Whelchel MBA Scholarship

A scholarship for graduate students in the Crowell School of Business. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: business@biola.edu

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Viola Vestal Coulter Foundation Inc. Scholarship

A scholarship for students in the Crowell School of Business who show outstanding character and have demonstrated academic success. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: business@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartmental Application

Wendell Alton Moats and Virginia Evelyn Moats Scholarship for Business

A scholarship for students in the Crowell School of Business. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: business@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateDepartmental Discretionary

Cinema and Media Arts

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Al Sanders Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship for upperclassmen who are cinema and media arts majors.

Contact: cma@biola.edu

Juniors; SeniorsDepartment Application

Cinema Media Arts Student Scholarship

The dean chooses recipients who are students in the Snyder School of Cinema and Media Arts.

Contact: cma@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Application

Communications

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Bill Simon Scholarship

A scholarship for public relations majors recommended by the faculty.

Contact: division.comm@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Lewis Communication Scholarship

A scholarship for seniors in the Communications Department who demonstrate financial need.

Contact: division.comm@biola.edu

SeniorsDepartment Discretionary

Wendy Nelson Brown Memorial Fund

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate communications majors who demonstrate financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Computer Science

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Haque Family Scholarship

A scholarship for students seeking a degree in computer science that seeks to especially help Hispanic students who have historically been underrepresented at Biola. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

UndergraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Irene K. Michels Scholarship (Haque)

A renewable scholarship for computer science majors seeking to especially help female students.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

UndergraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Promod and Dorcas Haque Scholarship

A scholarship to annually benefit one or more students who desire to graduate with a degree in computer science. This award seeks to especially help African Americans who have historically been underrepresented at Biola. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

UndergraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Education

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Dr. Betty (McCullough) Carden Legacy Leadership Scholarship

A scholarship for students who have excellent fieldwork evaluations, demonstrated leadership and top evaluations in professional dispositions.

Contact: education@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Dr. J.H. Gerdes Education Scholarship

A scholarship for students studying to be teachers. To be eligible, students must have financial need and a GPA of 3.0+.

Contact: education@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateDepartment Application

Education Student Emergency Grant

This scholarship is for graduate and undergraduate student tuition assistance in situations where emergencies occur, and students have financial needs that occur out of the normal scholarship recommendation cycle.

Contact: education@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateDepartment Discretionary

General Education Scholarship

A scholarship for students in the School of Education. To be eligible, students must have financial aid.

Contact: education@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Glen and Connie Thomas Leadership Legacy Scholarship

A scholarship for students plan to teach in California public schools and have demonstrated Christ-like character and leadership. To be eligible, students must have financial aid and a GPA of 3.0+.

Contact: education@biola.edu

Juniors; SeniorsDepartment Discretionary

Jabez Scholarship

A scholarship awarded to culturally diverse students who have the willingness and potential to be future leaders who will impact the world for the Lord Jesus Christ. The award seeks to especially help Latino students from Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego County with financial need.

Contact: education@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

James Samuel Gutshall Scholarship

A scholarship for students specializing in identifying learning disabilities, specifically ADHD and ADD in primary education.

Contact: education@biola.edu

Graduate and SPED CredentialDepartment Discretionary

Judy Johnson Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for students in good standing in the School of Education who are Spanish/English bilingual and planning to teach in a predominately Hispanic-serving school with Spanish as the dominate language. To be eligible, students must have financial aid and a GPA of 2.75+.

Contact: education@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

K.C. Kaye Kaminski Jones Scholarship

The K.C. Kay Kaminski Jones Scholarship was established to celebrate K.C. Jones. K.C. was going to school to become a teacher of children with special needs on St. Patrick’s Day, 2006, when the Lord took her home. This scholarship was founded by a group of ladies who loved K.C. and were part of her tea club called “The Tea Bags.” It provides a scholarship to continuing students at Biola who are studying to become special needs K-12 teachers and demonstrate financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

TESOL and Applied Linguistics Scholarship Fund

A scholarship for students whose career goals include going in the field of TESOL or applied linguistics, and have demonstrated potential for being a successful teacher. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: education@biola.edu

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

English

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

English Faculty Scholarship for Honors Literature Students

This scholarship is for students who have demonstrated research and writing abilities and creativity. Selection will be made on academic grounds alone.

Contact: english.department@biola.edu

SeniorsDepartment Discretionary

Excellence in English Scholarship

A need-based, discretionary scholarship for English and humanities majors who have a GPA of 3.5+.

Contact: english.department@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

History

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

History Club Scholarship

A scholarship for a student who is a member of the History club and recommended by the History Department based on merit.

Contact: history.department@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Masakazu and Doreen Iwata History Scholarship

A scholarship for history or social science majors or minors. Students will be awarded with consideration to their character and service to the university. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: history.department@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Music

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Classical Voice Excellence Scholarship

A scholarship for juniors and seniors, and seniors who are classical voice majors with financial need.

Contact: music@biola.edu

Juniors; SeniorsDepartment Discretionary

Donald C. and Jo G. Bishop Scholarship for Music

A scholarship for students with the greatest potential to benefit the music program, who also have potential ability to impact the culture in their field of interest.

Contact: music@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Dr. Jack Schwarz Music Ministry Scholarship

A scholarship for students who are studying music and serving a church in a music ministry. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: music@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Dr. William Lock Scholarship

A restricted scholarship for students in the music conservatory.

Contact: music@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Edwing and Polly May Music Scholarship

A scholarship for music students majoring in voice.

Contact: music@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Jacob Liesch International Worship Scholarship

A scholarship for worship arts students with a record of Christian service, good academic standing and potential in their field. To be eligible, students must have done service outside of North America.

Contact: music@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Jacob Liesch Worship Composition Scholarship

A scholarship for worship arts students with a record of Christian service, good academic standing and potential in their field.

Contact: music@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Jerry Mackey Memorial Music Scholarship

A scholarship for music makers within the Conservatory of Music. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: music@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Joseph Fischer Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for music students. Awardees will be selected by the Financial Aid Office.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Malcom and Mary Bowman Scholarship

A scholarship for students of the contemporary music program in the Conservatory of Music. To be eligible, students have high academic achievement within their art form and demonstrate creativity and innovation in their academic field, in addition to having a GPA of 3.3+.

Contact: music@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Margaret Bascom Sanders Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship for junior and senior students in the Conservatory of Music. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: music@biola.edu

Juniors; SeniorsDepartment Discretionary

Music Education Excellence Scholarship

A scholarship for juniors and seniors who are music education majors. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: music@biola.edu

Juniors; SeniorsDepartment Discretionary

Music Merit Scholarship

A scholarship for students in the Conservatory of Music. Students will be awarded with consideration to their performance and merit.

Contact: music@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Noel and Eleanor Gardner Service Through Sacred Music Award

A scholarship for a senior who is a music major with outstanding potential for Christian service through sacred music.

Contact: music@biola.edu

SeniorsDepartment Discretionary

Orval C. Robertson Endowed Music Scholarship

A scholarship for students in the Conservatory of Music. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: music@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Pauline Hogan Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for students in the Conservatory of Music. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: music@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Stephen Skelton Memorial Music Scholarship Fund

A scholarship for students in the School of Fine Arts and Communication who intend to go into full-time music service for the Lord. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: music@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

TC and Anna Horton Memorial Scholarship

The T.C. and Anna Horton Memorial Scholarship was established to assist music students with financial need. It is named in memory of T.C. and Anna Horton. Mr. Horton was a pastor and one of the founders of Biola University.

Contact: music@biola.edu

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Wendell Alton Moats and Virginia Evelyn Moats Scholarship for Music

A scholarship for students in the Conservatory of Music. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: music@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartmental Discretionary

Withers Family Scholarship

A need-based scholarship for a transfer student studying in music.

Contact: music@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Nursing

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Alexander-Ross Endowed Scholarship

The Alexander-Ross Endowed Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who are nursing majors. Eligible students must demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to continuing students in the nursing program at Biola.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Alice Frances Head Memorial Scholarship

The Alice Frances Head Memorial Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate nursing students in the nursing program at Biola University. Recipients are selected by the Nursing Department.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Anderson-Melzl Scholarship

The Anderson-Melzl Scholarship was established through the generosity of Robert P. Anderson and Rose Marie Voelker in order to assist students who are applying to enter the nursing program. Students must demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to continuing sophomores and juniors.

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Sophomores; JuniorsAcademicWorks

Anne Louise Gewe Scholarship Fund

The Anne Louise Gewe Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate nursing students in the nursing program at Biola University. Recipients are selected by the Nursing Department based on the following criteria: A clinical nursing student who 1) makes it a priority to glorify God in words and actions, 2) demonstrates compassion and caring, 3) has perseverance to hang in there even when the job is tough, and 4) always strives to do their best.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Beatrice M. Delson Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate nursing students in the nursing program at Biola University. Recipients are selected by the Nursing Department based on the following criteria: 1) demonstrated financial need (by filing a FAFSA), 2) minimum GPA of 3.2, 3) U.S. citizen, 4) fluent in English, 5) preference to residents of California, specifically La Mirada or Whittier, and 6) preference to students with a special interest in the study and practice of labor and delivery.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Bunn Kilander Christiansen

The Bunn-Kilander-Christensen Endowed Nursing Scholarship for Missions is awarded to undergraduate nursing students in the nursing program at Biola University. Recipients are selected by the Nursing Department and must be committed to serving as a missionary (home or abroad).

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Clinical Excellence Scholarship

The Clinical Excellence Nursing Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate nursing students in the nursing program at Biola University. Recipients must demonstrate excellence in clinical practice as evidenced by their grades an are selected by the Nursing Department.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Cole and Ira Barzilay Memorial Scholarship

Cole and Ira Barzilay Memorial Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate nursing students in the nursing program at Biola University. Recipients are selected by the Nursing Department and must demonstrate financial need.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

David & Kathleen Kennedy Nursing Scholarship

The David and Kathleen Kennedy Nursing Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate nursing students in the nursing program at Biola University. Recipients are selected by the Nursing Department. A preference for missionary dependents or international students in the nursing program.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Delmar Howard Nursing Scholarship

A scholarship for nursing students in good academic standing and with financial need. Students will be considered with respect to their character, devotion, excellence and self-awareness.

Contact: nursing.department@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Florence H. Russell Scholarship

The Florence H. Russell Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate nursing majors by the Nursing Department.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Li Endowed Nursing Scholarship

The Li Endowed Nursing Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate nursing students in the nursing program at Biola University. Recipients are selected by the Nursing Department based on the following criteria: 1) demonstrated financial need (by filing a FAFSA) and 2) juniors or seniors.

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Juniors; SeniorsAcademicWorks

Lydia Heflinger Howard Endowed Nursing Scholarship

Lydia Heflinger Howard Endowed Nursing Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate nursing students in the nursing program at Biola University. Recipients are selected by the Nursing Department based on the following criteria: 1) commitment to nursing, 2) minimum 3.0 GPA, 3) U.S. Citizen and 4) demonstrated financial need (by filing a FAFSA).

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Nursing Excellence Scholarship

A scholarship for senior nursing students. To be eligible, students must have financial aid.

Contact: nursing.department@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Olson Family Legacy Nursing Scholarship

A scholarship for a nursing major based on the Nursing Department's recommendation and selection (with need verified by Financial Aid); preference for a nursing student who may not be able to return to Biola without additional financial support.

Contact: nursing.department@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

The Soubirou Nursing Alumni Scholarship

It is awarded to undergraduate nursing students in the nursing program at Biola University. Recipients are selected by the Nursing Department based on the following criteria: 1) clinical nursing student, 2) minimum 3.0 GPA, 3) commitment to nursing and 4) demonstrated financial need (by filing a FAFSA).

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Zukerberg Family Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Colonel Harry and Evelyn S. Zukerberg Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate nursing student in the nursing program at Biola University. Recipients are selected by the Nursing Department based on the following criteria: 1) Level II or III in the nursing program, 2) minimum of 3.0 GPA, 3) consistently demonstrated excellence in nursing through caring behaviors and excellence in nursing through integration of spiritual disciplines, and 4) involvement in CNSA and/or nursing departmental committee.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Political Science

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

American Founders Scholarship

The American Founders Political Science Scholarship is for Biola University undergraduate political science students who uphold and promote the principles of American Constitutionalism.

Contact: political.science.department@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Frank and Madeline Visca Christians in Government Endowed Scholarship

The Frank & Madeleine Visca Christians in Government Endowed Student Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate political science students.

Contact: political.science.department@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Lewis Christans in Government Scholarship

A scholarship for undergraduate political science students at Biola.

Contact: political.science.department@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Psychology

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Howell Seaton Scholarship

A scholarship for students studying to be a psychologist that seeks to especially help female African-American and Black international students.

Contact: rosemead@biola.edu

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Ledbetter Faith-Informed Psychology Scholarship

A scholarship for first year students coming in with good academic standing and recommended by professors. Eligible students must have an elective focus on psychodynamic practices.

Contact: rosemead@biola.edu

Graduate (Psy.D.)Department Application

Paul Poelstra Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to Rosemead students who studied psychology as an undergraduate at Biola University or another CCCU school. Recipients must have maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 as an undergraduate, and currently demonstrate financial need.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

Rosemead Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship for Rosemead graduate students.

Contact: rosemead@biola.edu

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Rosemead Legends Fund

The Rosemead Legends Scholarship was established by Rosemead alumni who desired to contribute to the education of the next generation of psychotherapists. Eligible students are Rosemead students with financial need.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

SDG Latino Endowed Scholarship

The SDG Latino Scholarship is awarded to a graduate Rosemead student who is interested in serving the Latino community, and demonstrates financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

GraduateAcademicWorks

The Sheldon Ray Zenger Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship for students past their second year of pursuing a doctorate in clinical psychology.

Contact: rosemead@biola.edu

GraduateDepartment Committee

The Sojourner's Scholarship

A scholarship for students interested in serving in member care roles after graduation. This award seeks to especially help international students who plan to return to their international locations and missionary kids who plan to return to the mission field. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: rosemead@biola.edu

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

The Wade Wahl Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students at the Rosemead School of Psychology who are pursuing a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) and demonstrate financial need.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

William F. Hunter Dissertation Prize

A scholarship for a dissertation student whose research seeks further integration of psychology and the Christian faith.

Contact: rosemead@biola.edu

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Science

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

The Carolyn Simons Scholarship

The Carolyn Simons Scholarship was established in memory of Carolyn Simons by her family, and is awarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate Christian service through leadership in a church or ministry. Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Dr. Francis Yu Mei Lu Scholarship

The Francis Yu Mei Lu Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Francis Lu, a beloved professor and mentor. The donors wished to assist students who are of African American or Hispanic/Latino backgrounds studying mathematics and sciences. In addition, upperclassmen of any ethnic background may be selected if they intend to pursue graduate studies in mathematics or sciences. Recipients are expected to maintain a GPA above 3.5 and must demonstrate financial need.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Fletcher Jones Stewart Endowed SS

A scholarship used to address unique financial aid circumstances and distress. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: biola.edu/science/about/contact

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Psalm 139 Scholarship

The Psalm 139 Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate communication sciences and disorders major.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

SSTH Dean's Choice Scholarship

A scholarship for students in the School Science, Technology and Health. Awardees will be selected by the dean.

Contact: biola.edu/science/about/contact

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

SSTH Stem & Health Scholarships

A scholarship for students in the School Science, Technology and Health. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: biola.edu/science/about/contact

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Sociology

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Kevin M. Kepner Memorial Scholarship

The Kevin M. Kepner Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Kevin Kepner, and is awarded to a sociology major who intends to pursue a law enforcement career.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Marilyn Ruth Ruttencutter (Grubb) Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for junior and senior sociology students. Students will be award with consideration to their academic achievement, financial need and professional potential.

Contact: sociology.department@biola.edu

Juniors; SeniorsDepartment Discretionary

Theology

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Aney Trust Christian Education Scholarship

A scholarship for middle class Talbot students seeking to educate Christians with a GPA of 3.0+. Students must not qualify for any other financial aid.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Atala Virginia Baker Memorial Scholarship

The Atala V. Baker Memorial Scholarship is awarded by the Talbot Dean’s Office to Talbot students, with a preference to female students and California residents.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

Aquila Scholarship

Students of promise. Talbot M.Div., M.A., Ph.D., Ed.D. Criteria: 1) The student has been involved in ministry and already has a track record of effectiveness in ministry. 2) The student demonstrates a commitment to the Bible as the word of God and a personal hunger for getting to know God through the Scripture and submitting to its authority for personal life transformation through the power of the Spirit. 3) The student displays the core Christian virtues. 4) The student shows a personal passion for worshipping God and serving his people. 5) The student displays a passion for the lost and actively shares their faith. They have fully embraced the Great Commission and it has had a decisive impact on how they order their lives. 6) The student demonstrates a commitment to the local church and wants to help it grow by conversion and transformation. 7) The student demonstrates personal self-discipline by coming to class, engaging with the content of the course and completing the assignments.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Committee

Bee and Power & 60s Decade Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship for undergraduate or Talbot students planning to enter ministry with undergraduate preference to students using cinema and media arts as ministry.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

The Beloved Scholarship

A scholarship for ISF students pursuing a full degree, as opposed to a certificate program.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

Bill Bynum Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for a doctoral student in the department of Christian Education.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

DoctoralDepartment Committee

Christian Education Financial Assistance Fund

A scholarship for Talbot students seeking to educate Christians. Selection prioritizes upperclassmen with financial need.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

Juniors; SeniorsDepartment Discretionary

The Christian Education Undergraduate Scholarship

A scholarship for undergraduate Talbot students with current ministry experience and professional potential seeking to educate Christians.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

Juniors; SeniorsDepartment Discretionary

William Bass Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for second or third year students in the Talbot School of Theology who have demonstrated a keen interest in philosophy and/or theology.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartmental Discretionary

Daniel B. Pennings Scholarship

The Daniel B. Pennings Scholarship is awarded by Talbot to graduate students preparing to serve among peoples less reached (with priority for unreached) with the Gospel in East/Southeast Asia (with priority for China).

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GraduateAcademicWorks

David Charles Dunn Memorial Fellowship

A scholarship for Talbot graduate students who overcame difficulties in their background/upbringing. To be eligible, students must have financial need and have a GPA of 2.5+.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Donald & Laura Malcolm Scholarship

A scholarship for students who have participated in the Malcolm Initiative or those who show passions and career goals aligned with the values of MI.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

Undergraduate; GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Dr. Louis Talbot Scholarship

A scholarship for Talbot graduate students who have financial need.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Drs. Gao and Chan Endowed Academic Scholarship

A scholarship to support graduate students with need in the Messianic Jewish studies program pursing their M.Div. academic performance will be taken into consideration.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Edna Kathryn Myers Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for Talbot graduate students. To be eligible, students must demonstrate financial need.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

Elizabeth Jane Cornwell Scholarship

A scholarship for married Talbot graduate students. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

Fook Kong Li Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for students who intend to go into ministry. This award especially seeks to aid Talbot students from a national Chinese or American Chinese background.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

Frank and Madeline Visca Christians in Leadership Endowed Scholarship

The Frank and Madeleine Visca Christians in Leadership Endowed Student Scholarship is awarded to Ph.D. students at the Talbot School of Theology.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Frederick G. Bursch Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for students currently involved in discipleship ministry with a commitment to the Bible as the Word of God and life commensurate to that commitment, displaying a personal passion for worshipping God and embracing the Great Commission.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

George and Eileen Bowman Talbot Missionary Scholarship

The Bowman Talbot Missionary Scholarship was established in memory of George and Eileen Bowman, who were missionaries. It is awarded to Talbot undergraduate or graduate students who are either missionaries, children of missionaries, or studying to prepare for missionary service.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Gilbert Ramirez Scholarship

A scholarship for domestic Talbot students in a Master of Divinity program.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Gordon Johnson Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship for graduate Talbot students chosen by Talbot administration.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Gospel for Chinese Community Scholarship

The Good News for China Scholarship was established through a generous gift from donors. Eligible students are graduate students enrolled in Talbot who plan to minister in China.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

Guy and Marion Martin Endowed Talbot Scholarship

The Guy and Marion Martin Endowed Talbot Scholarship is awarded to Talbot graduate students involved in church or parachurch ministry. Preference is given to students who are African American, Hispanic or ministering to congregations that are predominantly African American or Hispanic.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

James and Patricia Beazley Scholarship

The James and Patricia Beazley Scholarship is awarded to Talbot students by the Dean’s Office.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

GraduateAcademicWorks

The Jerry G. Booher Endowed Scholarship

The Jerry G. Booher Endowed Scholarship is awarded to graduate students at Talbot School of Theology who are pursuing a Master of Arts, M.Div, Th.M., D.Min, Ed.D. in Education Studies, or Ph.D. in Educational Studies. Applicants must be enrolled full time, have and maintain at least a GPA of 3.5, and be preparing to serve in a community where they are known, know the language, and have strong relationships.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

Korean Student Scholarship

A scholarship for non-Apologetics Talbot master's students with a GPA of 2.5+, if M.Div. students, and 3.0+, if M.A. students. This award seeks to especially help Korean students.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Kristen Rietkerk Endowment

A scholarship for students at the Institute for Spiritual Formation. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Laura Christine Peterson Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for Talbot graduate students. The awardees will be selected by the Financial Aid Office.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

GraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Lundquist Family Scholarship

A scholarship for graduate Talbot students in the Institue of Spiritual Formation. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

MA Philosophy & Ethics Scholarship

A scholarship solely for students in the Master of Arts in Philosophy program at Talbot. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

MA in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry Scholarship - Kern Foundation

A scholarship for students in an accelerated master's program who have completed the bachelors portion and are beginning the master's portion.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Michelle Skelton Social Science Missions Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students studying social science. Eligible students must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors with strong demonstrated Christian commitment.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Sophomores; Juniors; Seniors;AcademicWorks

Ministry Scholarship

The Ministry Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing biblical studies or preparing for ministry. The original funds for this award were given to Biola University from generous donors at Trinity Bible Church. Preference is given to continuing students attending Talbot, studying Bible, Theology and Ministry. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Nancy Myers Nauman Memorial Scholarship

The Nancy Myers Nauman Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Talbot graduate students by the Talbot Dean’s Office.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

Philippians 2 Scholarship

The Philippians 2 Scholarship is awarded to a Talbot student enrolled full-time who is pursuing a Master of Divinity or Master of Theology degree, and has maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The donor of this scholarship wishes to remain anonymous.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

GraduateAcademicWorks

Richard L. McNeely Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship for Bible, Theology and Ministry majors. This award seeks to especially help basketball players with a high Christian commitment and positive contribution. To be eligible, students must have financial need and a GPA of 3.0+.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Robin Finley Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for Talbot students who plan to serve in the missions field. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Science and Religion Scholarship

A scholarship for Talbot graduate students, especially those in the Master or Arts in Science and Religion program. Awarding will be based on academic merit and a student's interest in science related apologetics. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Talbot Academic Excellence Scholarship

A scholarship for a Talbot graduate student who plans to go into full-time ministry or academia. Awardees will be considered with respect to their academic performance and deep commitment to learning.

Contact: biola.edu/talbot/about/contact

GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Talbot Dean's Fund

The Talbot Dean’s Discretionary Scholarship is awarded to Talbot students by the Talbot Dean’s Office.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

GraduateAcademicWorks

Talbot Economic Relief Fund

A scholarship used to address unique financial aid circumstances and distress. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in Talbot and have financial need.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

GraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Talbot Endowed Scholarship

The Endowed Scholarship for Talbot is awarded to graduate Talbot students, as funds are available, by the Talbot Dean’s Office.

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GraduateAcademicWorks

Talbot Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Talbot Memorial Scholarship is awarded by the Talbot Dean’s Office to continuing M.Div students who demonstrate high standards of Christian commitment. Applicants must have and maintain a GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled in at least five credits per semester.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

GraduateAcademicWorks

Toni Patricia Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Toni P. Smith Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a Talbot student who is a Messianic Jew, or to a female Talbot student.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

GraduateAcademicWorks

William Joshua Head Memorial Scholarship

The William Joshua Head Memorial Scholarship was established to help support students in the M.A. in Philosophy program at Talbot. Preference is given to continuing students who are planning to teach in secular colleges.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

GraduateAcademicWorks

Torrey Honors

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Angela Good Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for students who either have served as a missionary or plan to serve as a missionary.

Contact: torrey.honors@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Dr. John Mark Reynolds Scholarship

A scholarship for Torrey students who exemplify the values and ethos of the department.

Contact: torrey.honors@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

The Manna Scholarship

A scholarship for junior and senior Torrey Honors students, selected by the Director of the Torrey Honors College and their staff. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: torrey.honors@biola.edu

Juniors; SeniorsDepartment Application

Nebergall Torrey Alumni Scholarship

A renewable scholarship for freshman students in the Torrey Honors program. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: torrey.honors@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Torrey Honors College Scholarships

A scholarship for students in the Torrey Honors College. Awardees will be selected by the Dean.

Contact: torrey.honors@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Torrey Honors Endowed Scholarships Fund

A renewable scholarship for returning students to the Torrey Honors College.

Contact: torrey.honors@biola.edu

Sophomores; Juniors; SeniorsDepartment Application

Torrey Media Arts Scholarship

A scholarship for students in the Torrey Honors College who are also studying in the Snyder School of Cinema and Media Arts or other arts-related program. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: torrey.honors@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Non-Academic Departments

Admissions

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Fong Family Scholarship

A scholarship awarded to exceptional students based on their admissions essay, external references, or scholarship essays. To be eligible, students must have financial need and a GPA of 3.0+.

Contact: admissions@biola.edu

UndergraduateAdmissions Discretionary

Athletics

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Athletics Spirit Scholarship

A scholarship for students who are a member of the cheer/dance squad or the pep band.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartmental Discretionary

Biola University Athletic Scholarship

A scholarship for student athletes based on merit and need in addition to being tuition specific.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Donald C. & Jo G. Bishop Scholarship for Men's Basketball

A need-based scholarship used to recruit male basketball athletes that also display the potential ability to impact culture in their field of interest.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Men's Basketball Funded Scholarship

A restricted scholarship used to recruit male basketball athletes.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Men's Cross Country Scholarship

A restricted scholarship used to recruit male cross country athletes.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Men's Track & Field Scholarship

A restricted scholarship used to recruit male track & field athletes.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Rallis Family Athletics Scholarship

The Rallis Athletics Scholarship was established by Ronald and Sheryl Rallis, and is awarded to an undergraduate student athlete on an official Biola athletic team. Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0, full-time enrollment and demonstrate financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Soccer Hall of Fame

A scholarship for graduate students. Selection will be done by the "Hall of Fame" committee.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Softball Funded Scholarship

A restricted scholarship used to recruit softball athletes.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Vogt Family 5K

The Vogt Family 5K Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students studying at Biola University. Preference is given to a student who consistently participates in endurance sports because their life has been positively affected by the activity. Secondary preference is given to members of the Biola University Cross Country and/or Track Team, or a Biola student who has trained and completed at least two half or full marathons.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Volleyball Funded Scholarship

A restricted scholarship used to recruit volleyball athletes.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartmental Application

Women's Cross Country Scholarship

A restricted scholarship used for recruiting female cross country athletes.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Women's Golf Funded Scholarship

A restricted scholarship used for recruiting female golf athletes.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Women's Soccer Funded Scholarship

A restricted scholarship used for recruiting female soccer athletes.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Women's Track & Field Scholarship

A restricted scholarship used for recruiting female track and field athletes.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Women's Volleyball Endowed Scholarship

A restricted scholarship used for recruiting female volleyball athletes.

Contact: athletics.biola.edu/staff-directory

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

Career Center

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Summer Internship Scholarship

The Summer Internship Grant has been established by the Division of Student Success to assist traditional undergraduate students experiencing financial hardship with paying for tuition for summer internship courses.

Contact: biola.edu/career-center/summer-internship-grant

UndergraduateDepartment Application – Explore Summer Internship Grant website for more details.

Global Students and Missions

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Alan and Sharon Gates & Nate and Carolyn Waltz Scholarship

The Gates and Waltz Scholarship is presented through the generosity of Jeffrey and Gretchen Ryan in tribute to the Gates’ and Waltz’ service in missions. Eligible students may be undergraduate or graduate students — who are international students or dependents of missionaries from Asia — and preparing for full-time Christian service. The recipient must intend on returning to Asia or another mission field. Students must also demonstrate financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Biola World Impact Scholarship

A scholarship for international students from restricted access countries or those who have experienced political persecution.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateAwarded by President's Office

Charles and Gracemary Hammer Missions Scholarship

The Charles and Gracemary Hammer Missions Scholarship was established in honor of Charles and Gracemary Hammer by Martin and Heidi Hartley. It is awarded to undergraduate students preparing for service in a missionary capacity.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Chinese Student Scholarship

The Chinese Student Scholarship was established by generous donors who desired to help students attend Biola, with a preference to Chinese or and Asian students.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Christian and Rheba Ummel Memorial Scholarship

The Ummel Memorial Scholarship is awarded to undergrad or graduate students who are dependents of missionaries serving with the Missionary Gospel Fellowship, or dependents of missionaries who are Biola alumni. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

David and Elaine Crane Scholarship

The David and Elaine Crane Scholarship was established in honor of David and Elaine Crane. Eligible students are juniors, seniors, and graduate students enrolled in the School of Fine Arts of Communication, School of Science, Technology and Health, Talbot School of Theology or the School of Education. Students must demonstrate financial need and be preparing for cross-cultural missionary service.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Juniors; Seniors; GraduateAcademicWorks

Dr. Tin Y. and Anne Shue Fong Kwong Scholarship

The Kwong T.Y. Ministerial Endowed Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Kwong, who laid the groundwork for what is now Biola University’s Nursing program. The donors wished this scholarship to be awarded to worthy students interested in using their medical education to do medical missions.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Emma C. Johnson Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship for students intending to be international missionaries upon the completion of their studies.

Contact: student.development@biola.edu

Sophomores; Juniors; Seniors; GraduateDepartment Application

The Faithful Servants Scholarship

The Faithful Servants Scholarship was established in 2014 and is awarded to students attending Biola and planning to serve in Muslim countries, or other countries closed to the sharing of the gospel. Students must have and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be recommended by staff and faculty in admissions or Talbot School of Theology.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Frank and Madeline Visca Scholarship

The Frank and Madeline Visca Scholarship was established by the Frank and Madeline Visca Family and provides scholarships for undergraduate students matriculating at Biola University whose parents have been self-supported “faith missionaries” with a North American headquartered evangelical Christian missionary organization or association for a period of at least 10 years.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

George and Eileen Bowman Missionary Scholarship

The Bowman Biola Missionary Scholarship is awarded to undergrad and graduate students who are either missionaries, children of missionaries, or studying to prepare for missionary service. The scholarship was established in memory of George and Eileen Bowman. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Helen Faulk Missionary Scholarship

The Helen Faulk Missionary Scholarship was established support undergrad and graduate students who are planning to do ministry and missions in an urban environment.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Hooker-MK Scholarship

The Hooker-MK Endowed Scholarship — established by the Biola alumni classes of 1930–1940 — is awarded to undergraduate students who are dependents of missionaries, or graduate students who are preparing for missions or ministry. Students must be in good academic standing at the university. Undergraduate applicants’ parents must be members of a mission board or have the recommendation of one.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

International Missionary Dependent Scholarship

The International Missionary Dependent Scholarship was established through the generosity of donors who wished support international students at Biola whose parents are missionaries. Both graduate and undergraduate students are eligible.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

International Student Fund

A scholarship for international undergraduate and graduate students with need.

Contact: admissions@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateDepartment Discretionary

Jean Bernard Endowed Scholarship

The Jean Bernard Endowed Scholarship is made possible by Jean Bernard. In her will she requested that the scholarship be given to a “deserving student who is studying to be a missionary.” Eligible students may be undergraduate or graduate students studying to be missionaries.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Jenne Ambrose Hunt Endowed Scholarhsip

The Jenne Ambrose Hunt Scholarship is awarded to graduate students at Biola who intend to pursue home land missionary work.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

GraduateAcademicWorks

Lola Shannon Winter Memorial Scholarship

The Lola Shannon Winter Scholarship was established by the Shannon Family in memory of Lola Shannon Winter. Preference is given to students who come to Biola from Faith Academy in the Philippines or from a missionary family serving in South Africa. Additionally, awards may be made to other dependents of missionaries, or to a men’s or women’s volleyball player. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Mesghina G-Medhin International Student Scholarship

The Mesghina G-Medhin International Student Scholarship was established in recognition of the dedicated service and loving kindness that Dr. Mesghina G-Medhin showed to international students at Biola University. This award is for undergraduate international students demonstrating contribution, involvement and service to the Biola International Student Association.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Pauline Howell Anderson Memorial Scholarship

The Pauline Anderson Memorial Scholarship was established by Robert and Rose Marie Anderson in memory of Pauline Howell Anderson. Eligible students are undergraduate or graduate students whose parents are missionaries. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Peniel Genesis 32 Scholarship

The Peniel Genesis 32 Scholarship was established to assist undergraduate or graduate students who grew up in the mission field. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Robert Newton Lewis Scholarship

The Robert Newton Lewis Scholarship was established by the Frank and Madeleine Visca Family, and provides scholarships for undergraduate students matriculating at Biola University whose parents have been self-supported “faith missionaries” with a North American headquartered evangelical Christian missionary organization or association for a period of at least 10 years.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Ruth J. Newell Scholarship

The Ruth J. Newell Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students preparing for overseas missions, and is intended to help students achieve their goals of serving on the mission field.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Warren H. and Evelyn H.S. Lee Scholarship

Matthew Lee has generously donated the funds to establish the Warren H. and Evelyn H.S. Lee Scholarship to benefit students interested in pursuing full-time vocational missions overseas.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Office of Student Accessibility

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Disabilities Service Scholarship

A scholarship for students with a psychological, learning or physical disability. To be eligible, students must demonstrate financial need.

Contact: student.accessibility@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateDepartment Discretionary

SEID and FirstGen

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

First Generation Scholarship

A scholarship for undergraduate first generation students. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: seid@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Application

Hasiet Joy Negash Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for students who embody the spirit of diversity, care for children, value justice and work to bring diverse communities together.

Contact: seid@biola.edu

UndergraduateScholarship Application

Smith Family First Gen Scholarship

A scholarship for a first-generation college student. To be eligible, the student must have financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Student Development

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Faculty and Staff Contingency Scholarship

A scholarship for a student with a well rounded, holistic life, diligent and Christ-like character. $100 per year can be awarded to a student with no need; used for emergencies.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Faculty and Staff Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to excellent students found throughout the university. Priority is given to those who have completed all coursework at Biola. This award is a one time scholarship.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Jon Campbell Scholarship

A scholarship for a mature student with a clearly articulated statement of faith, testimony that reflects their love for the Word of God, integrity, humility and a caring and serving heart. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: student.development@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

SGA Scholarship

A scholarship advertised and managed by the SGA. Potential awardees will be reviewed with consideration to their need and merit as reflected by their answers on an application.

Contact: student.development@biola.edu

AllDepartment Application

Veterans and Military Affiliated

ScholarshipStudent TypeAwarding Process

Ahmanson Veteran Scholarship

A scholarship for post 9/11 GI Bill Veterans.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

General

Scholarship Student Type Awarding Process

1 Cor. 3:11 Foundations Scholarship

A scholarship for students who demonstrate financial need who intend to serve in a faith-based institution, which could include but is not limited to, churches, schools or parachurch ministries.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Ahmanson Collegiate Scholarship

A scholarship used to address unique financial aid circumstances and distress. To be eligible, students must have financial need and be from L.A. County.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

UndergraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Alumni Heart of Biola Scholarship

A scholarship for students who have a history of ministry service in a church, para-church or campus context, demonstrating commitment and leadership.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Allen and Elvera Aspling Memorial Scholarship

Eligible students are undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to continuing students pursuing military medical service or a military career, a medical career, an education career, or planning to enter full-time ministry.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Biola Undergraduate Scholarship

A need-based, discretionary scholarship for undergraduate students used to address certain extenuating circumstances.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

UndergraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Colossians 3:17 Emergency Scholarship

A scholarship for continuing undergraduate students facing unique financial difficulties. To be eligible, students must have a GPA of 2.0+.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

UndergraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Dan Maltby Memorial Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who has proven leadership skills and proven Christian character as demonstrated by their substantial and/or ongoing involvement with local church and/or charities.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

UndergraduateDepartment Discretionary

The Daniel Scholarship

A scholarship for undergraduate students. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

UndergraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Don and Susan Hoffman Scholarship

A scholarship for incoming students from farm or rural counties. To be eligible, students cannot be a cinema and media arts major and must demonstrate financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Dr. Richard Rigsby Scholarship

The Dr. Richard Rigsby Scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Rigsby’s many years of faithful service to Talbot School of Theology, and it is intended to help students financially who are ministering in predominantly Hispanic congregations. It provides a one-time, non-renewable gift of up to $750 per student.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

GraduateAcademicWorks

Evelyn Camp Blackwell Endowed Scholarship

The Evelyn Camp Blackwell Endowed Scholarship was established through a generous gift from the estate of Evelyn Camp Blackwell. The scholarship is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students studying any field or major who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is used to address unique circumstances of financial distress.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

UndergraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Faithful Servants Foundation Discretionary Scholarship

A scholarship for undergraduate students facing unique financial aid distress. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

UndergraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Fisher Family Special Needs Scholarship

A scholarship for students planning to pursue a career working with persons with special needs. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Fletcher Jones Foundation Endowed Scholarship

The Fletcher Jones Foundation Scholarship was established by a generous donation from the Fletcher Jones Foundation in to assist students who demonstrate financial need. The Foundation is partnering with the university as it seeks to make a Biola education more affordable for all its students.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Foundations For Success

A scholarship for students have either been in the foster care system or have lost both parents to death before the age of 18 and were not subsequently adopted or taken into legal guardianship. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

Undergraduate; GraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

George and Maude Von Tungeln Memorial Student Scholarship Fund

The Von-Tungeln Memorial Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students studying in any field or major.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

George H. Mayr Scholarship

The George H. Mayr scholarship is awarded to undergrad sophomores, juniors, and seniors demonstrating academic excellence (minimum GPA of 3.5) and financial need. Students must be U.S. citizens or residents intending to become citizens. Medical students are not eligible.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Sophomores; Juniors; SeniorsAcademicWorks

Gertsch/Clay Homeschool Scholarship

A scholarship awarded to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need who were homeschooled.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

The Good Shepherd Scholarship

The Good Shepherd Scholarship was established to assist juniors and seniors who believe God’s vocational call for them is in the fields of biblical studies, Christian ministries, sociology and STEM (kinesiology and nursing included). The donors recognize that these students will have unprecedented opportunities to touch lives for the Kingdom of God. Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5. The award is only available to students in their final two years of enrollment.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Juniors; SeniorsAcademicWorks

Greenacre Family Scholarship

A scholarship for undergraduate students facing unique financial aid distress. To be eligible, students must have financial need and have a GPA of 2.0+.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

UndergraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Harry M. Keller Scholarship

Funds are awarded to undergraduate juniors and seniors with demonstrated financial need who are in good academic standing and demonstrate Christian character and/or service.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Juniors; SeniorsAcademicWorks

Horace and Dolphine Felkins Family Scholarship

The Horace and Dolphine Felkins Family Scholarship was established by the Felkins Family and is awarded to undergraduate students who began Biola with at least a GPA of 2.8, have declared a major, and are enrolled at least full-time (12 credits). Students must maintain at least a GPA of 3.0. Priority is given to dependents of pastors and missionaries.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

The Horace and Dot Felkins Scholarship

The Horace and Dot Felkins Scholarship was established through a generous gift from the estate of Horace and Dot Felkins. The scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Fine Arts and Communication or the School of Science, Technology and Health who have maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

UndergraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

In-N-Out Scholars Fund

A scholarship for students who come from foster care or an "at risk" background.

Contact: finaid.scholarships@biola.edu

UndergraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

The Jack and Helen Yao Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for students whose goal to attend Biola is the desire to deepen their faith, gain valuable knowledge and training in the Word to be equipped to enter a specific career path. To be elgible, students must have financial need and a GPA of 3.8+.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

The James Albert Olds Scholarship

The James Albert Olds Scholarship was made possible by a generous family trust and is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students preparing for future ministry service and work. Recipients must demonstrate financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

James E. Brown Trust Scholarship

The James E. Brown Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students intending to enter preaching and ministry directly after graduation. Recipients of this award should not currently have plans to enter graduate school or seminary immediately after graduation so as not to interrupt their progress in ministry. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Contact: biola.academicworks.com (Academic Works instructions)

UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Jana Hammond Endowed Scholarship

The Jana Hammond Memorial Scholarship was established by Dr. and Mrs. David Hammond in memory of their daughter Jana. Jana was a teenager when she was suddenly taken home to be with the Lord. The Hammonds have requested that the scholarship be given to students who are active for the Lord during the course of their education, meet the university academic standards and demonstrate financial need.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Joan Griset Endowed Student Scholarship

The Joan Griset Endowed Student Scholarship was established by a generous gift from Marjorie Fluor Moore in memory of Joan Griset. Eligible students are undergraduate and graduate students studying at the School of Fine Arts and Communication or at the Talbot School of Theology, who demonstrate financial need.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Joanne Page Haney Saffell Memorial Scholarship

The Joanne Page Haney Saffell Memorial Scholarship was made possible by a generous donation from Mr. Hudson B. Saffell in honor of his wife, Joanne, who passed away. This award is given to undergraduate students studying any major who demonstrate financial need.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Kathryn D. Schakel Scholarship Fund

The Kathryn D. Schakel Memorial Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students studying in any field or major. Recipients of the Kathryn D. Schakel Scholarship are encouraged to consider making a voluntary contribution to this scholarship fund in the future in order to perpetuate the fund, and to provide an increasing source of financial aid to future Biola students.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Ken Bascom Scholarship

The Ken Bascom Scholarship is awarded to a freshman student, and was established in memory of Ken Bascom who was Biola’s senior director of planning and construction until he passed away suddenly in June 2012. During his time at Biola, Ken Bascom had a noticeable impact on Biola’s campus as he oversaw the construction of Hope Hall, the Library, Horton Hall, the Crowell School of Business building, the parking structure and the Talbot East Building. Students must demonstrate financial need.

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FreshmanAcademicWorks

Kenneth B. Jacques Scholarship Fund

The Kenneth B. Jacques Scholarship was established in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth B. Jacques to assist an undergraduate student studying any major at Biola University.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Larry Acosta Scholarship

The Larry Acosta Scholarship was established to assist undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need and are active in serving low-income, urban communities. Students who have participated in Kidworks are given special consideration for this scholarship.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Law Enforcement Assistance Program Scholarship

A renewable scholarship for domestic students of any school whose parents are or were law enforcement officers, especially those whose parents were killed or disabled in the line of duty.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Leila Khalil Memorial Scholarship

The Leila Khalil Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Leila Khalil. It is awarded to undergraduate students at Biola who demonstrate financial need.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Lorin Griset Endowed Scholarship

The Lorin Griset Endowed Scholarship was established in memory of Lorin Griset, a former board member of Biola University. It is awarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Mathilde Kolb Bartlett Scholarship

The Mathilde K. Bartlett Endowed Scholarship was established by the late Mathilde K. Bartlett. Preference is given to continuing graduate students or undergraduate students conducting research during the school year.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Melvin Follick Memorial Scholarship

The Melvin Follick Memorial Scholarship was made possible by a generous estate donation of Marie Moore and is given in the memory of Melvin Follick. Eligible students are undergraduates studying any major who are maintaining at least a GPA of 2.0 and demonstrate financial need.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Pires Memorial Scholarship

The Pires Memorial Scholarship was established to assist undergraduate and graduate Biola students who are from Hawaii.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Ralph T. and Lucile V. Chance Scholarship

The R & L Chance Scholarship was made possible by a generous estate donation of Mrs. Chance. Eligible students are undergraduate and graduate students studying any field or major who demonstrate financial need.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Ray and Gertie Gott Memorial Scholarship

The Ray and Gertie Gott Memorial Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students studying any field or major who demonstrate financial need.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Robert E Welch Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Robert E. Welch Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Robert E. Welch, long-time friend, supporter, and member of Biola University’s Board of Trustees. Eligible students are undergraduate and graduate students studying any field or major who demonstrate financial need.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Robert Pershing Anderson Memorial Scholarship

The Robert P. Anderson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate Biola students studying any major who demonstrate financial need. The scholarship was established in memory of Robert Pershing Anderson.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Robert T. and James H. Wilkinson Endowed Ministerial Scholarship Fund

The Wilkinson Scholarship was established by two elderly brothers who desired to help students at Biola University who are preparing for ministry. Eligible students must be sophomores, juniors and seniors, who are making satisfactory academic progress and demonstrate high Christian standards.

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Sophomores; Juniors; SeniorsAcademicWorks

Ruby Women Scholarship Fund

The Ruby Women Scholarship was established for undergraduate students at Biola University who demonstrate leadership potential through involvement and responsibilities in university student associations, administration and ministries. Recipients must also demonstrate financial need and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Samuel H. Sutherland Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Samuel H. Sutherland Endowed Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Sam Sutherland in order to assist undergraduate and graduate students studying any field or major who demonstrate financial need.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Smyth Family Legacy Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship for second generation Biola students. Skipped generations are permissible to still be eligible for this award. Students must have financial need.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Soul to Sole Reignite Scholarship

A scholarship for students in the Crowell School of Business, the School of Fine Arts and Communication, the Rosemead School of Psychology, the School of Education or the Talbot School of Theology that demonstrate hearts of service and community outreach. To be eligible, students must have financial aid and a GPA of 3.0+.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Steven Shephard Memorial

The Steven Shephard Memorial Scholarship was established by the mother of Steven, Sheri Miner, in his memory. Steven intended to attend Biola, but died the summer before he began classes. The scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students preparing for full-time ministry. Students must demonstrate financial need.

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UndergraduateAcademicWorks

Student Economic Relief Crisis Fund

A scholarship used to address unique financial aid circumstances and distress. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

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Undergraduate; GraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Thaddaeus Scholarship Fund

The Thaddaeus Scholarship was established by Richard and Judy Phillips and is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students studying any field or major at Biola University who demonstrate financial need.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

Tobin Sorensen Scholarship

The Tobin Sorensen Scholarship was funded by donations to Biola University in order to assist undergrad and graduate students studying in the School of Fine Arts and Communication and the School of Science, Technology and Health who demonstrate financial need.

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Undergraduate; GraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

The Wight-Cook Johnston Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Tobin Sorensen Scholarship was funded by donations to Biola University in order to assist undergraduate and graduate students studying in the School of Fine Arts and Communication and the School of Science, Technology and Health, who demonstrate financial need.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

William and Elizabeth Carden Scholarship Fund

The William and Elizabeth Carden Scholarship was established by the late William Carden and his wife, Elizabeth Carden. They were both former faculty members of Biola University. Eligible students are undergraduate or graduate students who are preparing for full-time ministry.

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Undergraduate; GraduateAcademicWorks

William and Ruth Haney Scholarship

A scholarship used to address unique financial aid circumstances and distress. To be eligible, students must have financial need.

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UndergraduateFinancial Aid Discretionary

Academic Works Instructions

  1. Go to biola.academicworks.com, and if you haven't already, create an account using your Biola email.
  2. Complete the General Application. This will be used to auto-match you with particular scholarship opportunities.
  3. Read through the list of our Opportunities, and complete the conditional application for any scholarships of your choosing.
  4. Your applications will be reviewed, and you will be automatically notified of any awards you receive throughout June and July.