College of Arts & Sciences Scholarships for Continuing Students
Many institutional scholarships awarded to first year and transfer students are renewable as long as recipients continue to meet eligibility criteria. In addition, students continuing in the College of Arts & Sciences are eligible to apply for additional scholarships and awards for their sophomore, junior, and senior years.
Eva C. Krebs Boxer Spirit Award
The Boxer Spirit Award is available to continuing undergraduates in the College of Arts & Sciences based on consideration of the applicant's personal statement, academic qualifications, activities and interests. Award amounts range from $500 to $3,000 and are for one academic year only. Boxer Spirit funds are limited; not all students submitting an application will receive an award. Continuing students may apply each spring for the following academic year.
Eva C. Krebs Make A Difference Boxer Spirit Award
In tribute to her tireless work on behalf of students, the $5,000 Eva C. Krebs "Make A Difference" Boxer Spirit Award was created to honor a selected student who reflects Eva’s deeply felt social consciousness and desire to make the world a better place. The recipient, through his/her extraordinary actions and efforts, will have made or is making a significant difference in the lives of others or in a community. Priority will be given to a student who has had to overcome barriers, including but not limited to cultural, emotional, physical, familial, political or economic circumstances. Continuing students may apply each spring for the following academic year. Learn more about Eva.
Alumni Legacy Scholarship
The Pacific University Alumni Association Legacy Endowed Scholarship is a renewable award given annually to students who are children or grandchildren of Pacific alumni and are or will be attending Pacific University as a sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate or a student in one of the graduate programs. Annual renewal will occur if the student maintains satisfactory academic progress as defined by the university.
Boxer ‘Ohana Scholarship
The Boxer 'Ohana Scholarship is for the benefit of Pacific University students with academic promise and demonstrated financial need who are from the state of Hawai'i. Applicants must be full time undergraduate students with junior standing and a 3.0 cumulative grade point average or full time graduate students with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average or equivalent.
The Coral Scholarship assists a prospective or current undergraduate student in the Pacific University College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrates financial need, attained a high school grade point average of at least 3.0, or maintains a university grade point average of at least 2.5, and identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer.
Golden Guard Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Golden Guard Scholarship is a renewable award of $1000 or more that is given annually to a student who is majoring in a field of study in the College of Arts and Sciences with at least a 2.5 GPA, who receives a federal Pell Grant, and who will be the first in their household to receive a four-year college degree.
Arthur E. Schauermann Memorial Scholarship
The Arthur E. Schauermann Memorial Scholarship is a non-renewable award given annually to graduates of Forest Grove High School who will attend Pacific University as undergraduate or graduate/professional students. Prospective and current Pacific University students are eligible to apply.
Berglund Center Inspired Ideas Competition
The Inspired Ideas Competition is designed for students of all majors/minors and rank (including graduate), to share their innovative ideas with a panel of judges and the public, for a chance of winning thousands of dollars in scholarships, professional and technical support and a chance at turning the idea into an actual prototype (product or service) during one academic year.
Endowed and Restricted Scholarships
Donor-funded scholarships are available for continuing students who meet specific qualifications. Some endowed and restricted scholarships are awarded based on faculty recommendation, and students are notified of their selection in late spring for the upcoming academic year. Some other endowed and restricted scholarships require an application from the student. Endowed and restricted scholarships are generally awarded for one year only, unless otherwise noted.