Check out these scholarship opportunities!

To qualify for any scholarships offered by Pacific University, students must complete the application for admission to the College of Arts & Sciences and be admitted.


The Pacific University Speech Team offers a talent scholarship to incoming students. Scholarships are intended to award both past achievement and future potential in speech. First-years students and transfer students applying to Pacific University are eligible for these scholarships, which range from $500 per year to $2,500 per year.

Forensics talent scholarships are renewable, as long as students:

    • Be enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 credits per semester) at Pacific University.

    • Maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA.

    • Attend a minimum number of tournaments and participate in a minimum number of events. (These numbers are established in consultation with the director of forensics.)

    • Attend squad meetings, practice sessions, and serve as positive influence on the team.

    • Are thoroughly involved with hosting forensics tournaments at Pacific University.

Please review and complete the following materials.

Applications and references are due by March 1 to:


Daniel Broyles, Director of Forensics

Pacific University

2043 College Way, A-142

Forest Grove, Or 97116

If you have questions, please contact Dan Broyles, Director of Forensics, at or Mark Truax, Assistant Director of Forensics, at


Offered to music and non-music majors. These talent awards range from $500 to $6,000 and are renewed annually as long as the student takes private lessons and performs in an appropriate large ensemble (Symphonic Band, Chamber Singers, or Choral Union). To apply, students must be admitted and audition in person or via tape or CD. 

For the application visit the Music Scholarship Application.

For more information visit the Music Department.


For questions or to schedule an audition, contact:
Music Department
Pacific University
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR 97116
503-352-2872 or 877-PAC-UNIV, ext. 2872


Passionate about theatre, dance, or both? Consider applying for a scholarship to pursue your art at Pacific!  

Visit Theater/Dance for more information.

Tom McCall Scholarship

Awarded to selected first-year undergraduates in the College of Arts & Sciences who show an interest in, and continue to engage in, public affairs. Awards are up to $2,500 and are renewable for an additional year. Visit Tom McCall Scholarship for an application packet and more information.

Studio Art Talent Award

The Art Department at Pacific University is offering Studio Art Talent Awards to exceptional incoming undergraduate students. Awards will be based on past accomplishments and future potential in the studio arts. Qualifying first-year and transfer students will receive $1,000 to $4,000 awards as determined by the selection committee, renewable for up to three additional years with continued participation in the art program as described.

Berglund Fellowships

The Berglund Center for Internet Studies at Pacific University requests proposals for three Berglund Fellowships for 2011-12. The Fellowships will be in the amount of $1,500 each, and the Fellowship awarded jointly to the Fellow and his or her School or Department. For more information, visit Berglund Center.

Academic Merit Scholarships

Pacific also offers MERIT-BASED awards (ranging from $10,500 to $22,000 a year) based on your application for admission.