College of Arts & Sciences Scholarships for Entering Students | Scholarships

Merit Based Scholarships

Pacific offers generous merit based scholarships ranging from $12,000 to $24,000 for students enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences. For freshmen, eligibility is based on high school grade point average (GPA) and standardized test scores (ACT/SAT). For transfer students, eligibility is based on college GPA. No separate application is required; eligibility is determined based on information submitted with the application for admission. Students will be notified of merit scholarship eligibility at the time of admission.

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Pacesetter Honors Scholarships

The Pacesetters Honors Scholarship Competition, to be held February 11, 2018, is an opportunity for academically talented high school seniors to earn 1 of 2 annually renewable full tuition scholarships or 1 of 15 annually renewable $10,000 scholarships ($40,000 over 4 years) by demonstrating their exceptional abilities to Pacific's faculty members.  All participants are guaranteed at minimum an annually renewable scholarship of $1,000 ($4,000 over 4 years).

Participation is by invitation only and invitees will be notified by December 31, 2017.  Participants must by admitted by December 13, 2017, have a GPA of 3.7 or higher and submit a strong Pacific essay through the Common Application.  Please contact your Admissions Counselor or the Office of Admissions at (503) 352-2218 for more information.

NOTE: Transfer students are not eligible to participate in Pacesetter events.