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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


Milliman Opportunity Scholarship

Sponsor:  Milliman
Amount: $5000
Requirement:  online application
Deadline:  April 13, 2018

  • Must identify as an under-represented ethnic group
  • Must be going into fields of acutarial science, data science, computer science, economics, programming, mathematics, statistics, data analytics, or finance
  • For more info, download this flyer. 

How to Apply

CM Cares: Religious Scholars Program

Sponsor:  Church Mutual Insurance Company
Amount: $5000
Requirement:  online application, complete and current transcript, letter of recommendation from current theological instructor/clergy member, essay (see website for details)
Deadline:  April 14, 2018

  • Must be enrolled in a full-time graduate or doctoral degree program in theology, ministry, or other religious field of study  
  • Demonstrate personal impact throughout education, work experiences, and volunteerism
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be committed to entering the practice of full-time ministry in the U.S following completion of degree

How to Apply

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

  • 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 Apply

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

  • 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 Apply

Bellhops "Moving Forward" Scholarship

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

  • 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 Apply

Rest Right Mattress Scholarship

Sponsor:  Rest Right Mattress
Amount: $500
Requirement:  online application, 500-750 word essay (questions on website)
Deadline:  August 20, 2018

  • 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 Apply

Caitlan Wallace Memorial Scholarship

SponsorIPE Wood
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  two page essay (topic on website), official document proving enrollment at university
Deadline:  November 1, 2018

  • Essay must meet requirements found on scholarship website

How to Apply

Einstein Moving Scholarship

SponsorEinstein Moving Co.
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  500-1000 word essay on academic achievement (details on website), proof of full-time enrollment, copy of student ID, brief introductory email
Deadline:  December 1, 2018

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or highter
  • Current full time student

How to Apply


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