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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.

For more scholarship searches, visit our Links & Resources webpage. To jump to Ongoing Scholarships, click here.


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

 

HostGator Website Scholarship

Sponsor:  hostgator.com
Amount: $1500
Requirement:  Essay (500 words on "How has the internet impacted your education?"), email application (details on website)
Deadline:  November 30, 2017 (before midnight)
Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university during the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Students of all majors may apply

How to Applyhttps://www.hostgator.com/blog/hostgator-website-scholarship


The Uncomfortable Scholarship

SponsorSerac Hammocks
Amount: $500
Requirement:  Create a short video (2-3 minutes) that describes a difficult/uncomfortable situtation and lessons you learned (further details online), email application (details on website)
Deadline:  December 1, 2017 (before midnight EST)
Eligibility:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Current high school seniors and college student attending school in the U.S.
  • High school seniors must be anticipating completion of high school diploma at time of application
  • Must currently have a 3.0 GPA or higher

How to Applyhttps://www.exploreserac.com/uncomfortable-scholarship-serac-hammocks/


Go Green Scholarship

SponsorSeekHomeComfort.com
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  Email application (details on website), 500 word essay (topic on website)
Deadline:  December 31, 2017 (before midnight)
Eligibility:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a college, university, or educational institute

How to Applyhttps://seekhomecomfort.com/scholarships/


Iflexion Scholarship

Sponsor:  Iflexion
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  Essay (1500 words max) on "How Mobile Technology will change Retail in 5 years." 
Deadline:  December 31, 2017
Eligibility:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be enrolled full-time as a college senior, undergraduate or postgraduate
  • Must be enrolled at an accredited college or university

How to Applyhttps://www.iflexion.com/scholarship


"Magic of Service" Scholarship

Sponsor:  picturethemagic.com
Amount: $500
Requirement:  Short essay (500-1000 words, essay questions on website), scholarship application by email (see website)
Deadline:  December 31, 2017
Eligibility:

  • Students enrolled in high school, college, or university at any level
  • Must be a citizen or legal resident of the United States, or have a valid student visa

How to Applyhttp://www.picturethemagic.com/scholarship/


TestCountry Scholarships

Sponsor:  TestCountry.com
Amount:  $1000
Requirement: Write an essay (minimum of 1000 words) on one of 4 prompts found on scholarship website
Deadline: December 31, 2017
Eligibility:

  • Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in a U.S. recognized institute
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Must be older than 18

How to Applyhttps://www.testcountry.com/content/scholarship.html


SeniorAdvice.com Scholarships

SponsorSeniorAdvice.com
Amount:  2 different scholarships - each $1000
Requirement: Written answer to questions (details on website), video submission, and copy of transcript
Deadline:  January 15, 2018
Eligibility:

  • Must be attending a 2 or 4 year university or college in spring of 2018
  • Must have been involved in caregiving for a family member or volunteering for a senior living community (choose appropriate scholarship)

How to Apply: For the volunteer scholarship, click here. For the caregiving for a family member scholarship, click here.


Healthcare Leaders Scholarship

Sponsor:  nurse.org
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  Online application, brief essay (600-1000 words, topic details on website) 
Deadline:  January 29, 2018
Eligibility:

  • Accepted or currently attending a nursing or medical related program at an accredited university
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • 17 years of age or older

How to Applyhttps://nurse.org/healthcare-leaders/


Pokethrift Video Game Scholarship

Sponsor:  pokethrift.com
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  Email application (details on website), 1500 word essay ("How video gamese can help students develop cognitive skills" - examples on website)
Deadline:  February 10, 2018
Eligibility:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a college/university

How to Applyhttps://pokethrift.com/1000-writing-scholarship-program-by-pokethrift/


Don Watkins Memorial Scholarship

SponsorIdaho Press Club
Amount: $1500
Requirement:  One page resume, 500 word essay (explaining your interest in a journalism/communications career), samples of journalistic work, copy of transcripts
Deadline:  February 15, 2018
Eligibility:

  • Must be a full-time student
  • Must have completed at least one year of college
  • Musst be majoring in jounralism or working for a college or professional media outlet

How to Apply: Submit application via email to email@idahopressclub.org. Scholarship website: http://www.idahopressclub.org/scholarships/college-scholarship/


Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship

Sponsorparentinn.com
Amount: $1250 ($1250 will be awarded to undergraduate/postgraduate students, and $1250 will be awarded to high school students)
Requirement:  Brief essay (600-1000 words: "Why and How to Stop Cyberbullying"), email application (details on website)
Deadline:  February 28, 2018
Eligibility:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be currently attending, or planning to attend, a U.S. college or university

How to Applyhttps://www.parentinn.com/scholarship/


I Love My School Scholarship

Sponsor:  Abodo.com
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  Online application, rief essay (500-1000 words, topic on website), 1-5 pictures 
Deadline:  February 28, 2018
Eligibility:

  • Must be a legal U.S. resident (18 years old+) who is attending or will attend an accredited college or university

How to Applyhttps://www.abodo.com/scholarship


Young Writers Scholarship

SponsorGoStartABlog.com
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  Essay: 'Writing has given me the opportunity to...' (2000-2500 words), Google Form application 
Deadline:  March 1, 2018 (before midnight)
Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program
  • High school seniors may apply if they have a valid acceptance letter to attend a university
  • Must be able to present proof of enrollment

How to Applyhttps://gostartablog.com/scholarship/


Technology Scholarship

SponsorLighthouse Technologies
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  500-2000 word essay (topic on scholarship website), application through Google form on website
Deadline:  April 20, 2018
Eligibility:

  • Must be age 17-30 (applicants under 18 must have permission from parent/legal guardian)
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Must be currently attending or plannign to attend an accredited college/university during fall of 2018
  • Must like technology and/or like looking into the future
  • Must be in good academic standing with current educational institution

How to Applyhttp://www.onelighthouse.com/technology-scholarship/


Dwyer Child Advocate Scholarship

Sponsor:  Dwyer Mediation & Law
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  500-1000 word essay (topic on scholarship website)
Deadline:  Applications accepted between April 1 and June 1, 2018
Eligibility:

  • Any undergraduate currently enrolled that will continue enrollment for 2018 academic year
  • Anyone applying to enroll at an undergraduate college/university for 2018 academic year
  • Must have a verified 3.25 GPA or higher to be considered
  • Must be able to provide proof of legal residency in the U.S.

How to Applyhttp://www.dwyermediate.com/child-advocate-scholarship


Bellhops "Moving Forward" Scholarship

SponsorBellhops
Amount: $3000
Requirement:  online application, 1000-1250 word essay (topic on website), academic transcript, photo
Deadline:  before midnight on September 15, 2018
Eligibility:

  • Must be either currently enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited college/university in 2017
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

How to Applyhttps://www.getbellhops.com/scholarship/


 

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