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Scholarship Opportunities

The companies providing the following scholarship opportunities are in no way affiliated with, or endorsed by, Northwest Nazarene University (NNU). The intent of this page is to provide information about scholarships for which we have become aware through the respective companies' marketing efforts. There is no guarantee any NNU student will receive any of the offers mentioned below. The application for each of these scholarships is separate and independent of NNU. Please refer to the respective websites for application information, and read carefully the scholarship application and eligibility requirements.

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When applying for scholarships, always be careful with your identity:

  • Do not give your social security or driver's license number
  • Do not give your NNU username or password
  • Do not give credit card or personal financial information
  • ​Be careful when responding to email messages from unknown sources offering scholarship or financial aid​ "Get Ahead" Scholarship
Amount: $500
Requirement:  online application, 500-750 word essay (topic options on scholarship website), documentation of attendance, transcript
Deadline:  July 25, 2019

  • Must be enrolled at time of application as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at accredits college or university
  • Demonstrate successful completion of previous year's study by maintaining a 2.75 GPA or higher

How to Apply

Future Nurse Scholarship

Sponsor:  Hospital Careers
Amount: $1,000
Requirement:  Most recent transcripts, 1 page essay describing where you've been, what motivates you, and your ultimate goals, updated resume
Deadline:  August 1, 2019

  • Must be full-time student enrolled at accredited institution
  • Must be pursuing degree in nursing or a speciality of nursing
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Minimum of 30 completed credit hours
  • Must consent to provide a digital photo of self and short quote to be displayed on HospitalCareers if notifed as the award winner

How to Apply

The Race Entry Student Scholarship

Sponsor:  Race Entry
Amount: $500
Requirement:  Short essay (1000-2000 words) explaining what inspired you to run, what challenges you faced, and what you learned through the experience.
Deadline:  August 15, 2019

  • Must be able to verify enrollment for college at an accredited university inside the U.S. during the fall semester

How to Apply

Bluepay STEM Scholarship

Sponsor:  Bluepay
Amount: $1000 for scholarship winner, $250 book scholarships for 2 runners-up
Requirement:  Online form, 500-1000 word essay answering 1 of 3 questions (found on scholarship website)
Deadline:  August 16, 2019

  • Must be majoring in STEM field of study (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
  • Can be undergraduate or graduate student
  • Must be attending an accredited college or university

How to Apply

Ascent $50,000 Summer Scholarship Giveaway 

Amount: $1000 giveaway each day until deadline
Requirement:  Follow Ascent Student Loans on at least one social media channel (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter), fill out entry form online, follow instructions on website
Deadline:  August 27, 2019

  • Must be enrolled in a degree program at least half-time
  • Must be legal resident of one of the 50 United States or District of Columbia
  • Must be 18 or older

How to Apply

The Bellhops $10,000 "Moving Forward" Scholarship

Sponsor:  Bellhops
Amount: $10,000
Requirement:  application form (downloaded from site), academic transcript, current photo, 1000-1250 word essay explaining importance of your major and how you plan to use it to make an impact
Deadline:  September 15, 2019

  • Be enrolled, or planning to enroll, at an accredited undergraduate college/university in 2019
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

How to Apply

CHESTER Entrepreneur Scholarship

Amount: $2,500
Requirement:  Submit a 500-1000 word essay on a topic regarding entrepreneurship (see exact topic on scholarship website).
Deadline:  September 30, 2019 (by midnight)

  • Any current student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program
  • Must be enrolled at accredited college, university, or trade school

How to Apply

Innovation in Renewable Energy Development Scholarship

Sponsor:  FortZED
Amount: $2500
Requirement:  1000-1500 word essay on solar technology (exact topic paragraph found on scholarship website)
Deadline:  December 1, 2019

  • Must be currently enrolled or soon to be enrolled at permissible college or university

How to Apply

Caitlan Wallace Memorial Scholarship

SponsorIPE Woods USA
Amount: $1500
Requirement:  3 page essay (topic, format, and writing guidelines available on scholarship website)
Deadline:  December 15, 2019

  • Student who needs financial assistance to fulfill their college dreams
  • Must submit an official document that proves current association with your school

How to Apply



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