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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


InsigniaSEO College Scholarship

Sponsor:  InsigniaSEO
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  500+ word essay about a creative piece of work that has influenced your perspective on life (more details on website).
Deadline:  December 29, 2018

  • Enrollment/Enrolling at an accredited institue, college, or university
  • Essay needs to be in Word or PDF

How to Apply

Idaho Tour Guide Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Requirement:  original video on favorite road trip destination in Idaho (no more than 2 minutes) - details of submission on website
Deadline:  December 31, 2018 (before midnight)

  • Must be currently enrolled in, or planning to attend, a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school
  • School must be located in the continental United States

How to Apply

Into the AM Gaming Industry Scholarship

Amount: $1000
Requirement:  Essay on this prompt: "How has gaming positively affected your life and how do you see the industry growing in the next 4 years?"
Deadline:  December 15, 2018

  • Must demonstrate passion for video games and the industry
  • Funds must be used for full-time enrollment at accredits 2 or 4 year colleges, universities, or ocation/technical schools in the U.S.
  • Submissions must be in English

How to Apply

RN-to-BSN Scholarship

Sponsor:  Nursing Schools Almanac
Amount: $2500
Requirement:  online application
Deadline:  December 31, 2018 (before midnight)

  • Must be currently enrolled in RN-to-BSn program, or plan to matriculate into an RN-to-BSN program by fall of 2019
  • Must possess valid RN license, or be on track to graduate from accredited prelicensure program by summer of 2019

How to Apply

ZipRecruiter Scholarship

Amount: $3000
Requirement:  create a template for a job interview follow-up email (important details on website)
Deadline:  December 31, 2018

  • Must be a legal resident of one of the fifty United States, or the District of Columbia
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, collge, or university in the U.S.

How to Apply

Decaso Future Quest Scholarship

Sponsor:  Decaso
Amount: $2500
Requirement:  online application and 500+ word essay on "How STEM careers would affect the World in the next 50 years?"
Deadline:  Janurary 1, 2019

  • Minimum 2.0/4.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must be at least 18 years old at date of application
  • Must be permanent U.S. resident
  • Available for graduating high school seniors, current undergraduates, and graduate students
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enorll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college/university in the U.S.
  • Must be from an underrepresented or disadvantaged background (examples/details on website)

How to Apply

DevTeam.Space STEM Scholarship

Sponsor:  DevTeam.Space
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  online application and 500 word essay (topic on application website)
Deadline:  March 1, 2019 (before 12PM PST)

  • Must be 13 years of age or older
  • Must be in the United States

How to Apply

Intermountain Medical Imaging Scholarship

Sponsor:  Intermountain Medical Imaging
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  completion of online from and 500 word essay on how the student has made a difference in our community and what they hope to accomplish in the world of healthcare
Deadline:  April 30, 2019

  • Must have a 3.0 GPA
  • Graduate(d) from an Idaho high school
  • Provide details and experiences from community service student has participated in over the last 4 years
  • Show proof of acceptance/active enrollment in undergrad school
  • Currently be a high school senior or college freshman

How to Apply

Dapper Goat Scholarship

Sponsor:  Dapper Goat Social Media
Amount: $500
Requirement:  1,000 word essay on how social media marketing will change over the next five years (more details on website)
Deadline:  June 15, 2019 (by 10PM EST)

  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Accepted application to US accredited college or university
  • High School diploma or GED

How to Apply

Veterans & Military Scholarship

SponsorSink Law
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  online application form and a 500-1000 word essay response to 1 of 3 topics found on scholarship website
Deadline:  June 15, 2019

  • Must currently be serving in the military, honorably discharged, or have an active duty or retired military spouse or parent
    • all military branches apply
  • Accepted into or currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. junior college, college, or university
  • Currently have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

How to Apply

Dolphin Galleries Scholarship for the Visual & Creative Arts

SponsorDolphin Galleries
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  Put together a selection of your best 5 works, with a 100 word description of each, that relate to the expression of culture in the modern age.
Deadline:  June 30, 2019 (by 9:00 AM PST)

  • Must be attending or planning to enroll in an accredited U.S. college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Details on submitting applications are on scholarship website

How to Apply

Corban Gunn Scholarship

SponsorCorban Gunn, Attorney at Law
Amount: $1000
Requirement:  500+ word essay on "What book changed your life and why?"
Deadline:  July 12, 2019

  • Must  be attending/planning to attend any college or graduate school in the U.S.
  • Students must be attending/plan on attending for their first year
    • Digital copy of acceptance letter will be required

How to Apply


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