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Scholarships and Grants

In addition to the programs and events we offer, we also have seed money available to innovators in our community. Below are some opportunities to get funding through the Office of Innovation.

Office of Innovation Scholarship

  • Scholarship Amount

    $2,000-$4,000 per year

  • Deadline

    • May 1 for new and returning students

  • Questions?

    • For questions about the innovation scholarship or application please contact

Established in January 2020, the Office of Innovation Scholarship is designed to recruit and retain Christ-honoring innovators and entrepreneurs, globally, for all majors at Biola. Each year, we grant scholarships to students at both the graduate and undergraduate level that show the potential to be future leaders. Learn more about the requirements and apply on the financial aid website.

Who is eligible?

All young innovators and entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply. The Innovation scholarship seeks applicants who have an entrepreneurial idea, love the idea of working with/for entrepreneurs or are interested in finding creative solutions to the world's problems. We are specifically looking for global-minded innovators with demonstrable financial need.

Note: The scholarship is renewable yearly.


The scholarship application has closed for the 2022-2023 school year. For questions, please contact us at

Faculty Innovation Grant

A Faculty Innovation Grant is awarded based on the innovative nature of the grant application. Special consideration will be given to grant proposals that are focused on solving a social issue. Grants will be awarded as Cost Awards, Release Time, and Research grants. A clear vision for the tangible application of the work/research is expected. A plan for implementing and following through on information learned is highly valued. Interested faculty should refer to all the grant application instructions on the Office of Academic Research and Grants website.