Special Interest Scholarships

BPA Science Bowl Scholarship

Renewable awards are given to members of the top three teams that participate in the BPA High School Science Bowl and who are admitted to and enroll full time in the College of Arts & Sciences. For more information, contact Admissions at admissions@pacificu.edu.

Outdoor Adventure Award

Renewable awards are given to select undergraduate students having demonstrated significant leadership in outdoor recreational pursuits. Applicants must show a passion for human powered outdoor adventures. Application deadline is February 1, 2018, for the 2018-19 academic year.

Outdoor Adventure Award Application (pdf)

Contact the Director of Outdoor Pursuits, Phil Friesen at phil@pacificu.edu for more information.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships are awarded to selected entering transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa. Recipients must have completed at least 30 semester or 45 quarter hours that are accepted by Pacific, and must have maintained a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average. Awards are $2,500 and are renewable.

Contact Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Tania Hand, at tania@pacificu.edu for additional information and application requirements.

Robotics Award

In support of the FIRST mission, Pacific University is offering five merit-based scholarships to high school seniors who have participated in a FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) or FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) team. This scholarship may be used for undergraduate study in the College of Arts & Sciences and is renewable for up to four years, contingent upon maintaining good academic standing and full-time enrollment. Application deadline is February 1, 2018, for the 2018-19 academic year.

FIRST Award Application (pdf)

Tom McCall Scholarship

Awarded to select first-year undergraduates in the College of Arts & Sciences who show an interest in, and continue to engage in, public affairs. Awards are renewable for one additional year. Application deadline is February 1, 2018, for the 2018-19 academic year.

Tom McCall Scholarship Application (pdf)

 Contact Jeff Grundon, Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, at grundonj@pacificu.edu.

United Church of Christ Tuition Scholarships

Scholarships are available for students who are dependents (as defined by Internal Revenue Service rules) of UCC clergy members. Scholarships are equal to half of full-time tuition. No application is required; eligible applicants should report parent’s UCC clergy status on the application for admission.

United Church of Christ Matching Awards

Matching awards are available for students who receive an outside UCC scholarship. Recipients who have financial need are eligible for matching funds up to $1,500; recipients who do not have financial need are eligible for matching funds up to $500. No application is required; eligible scholarship recipients should report their qualifying UCC scholarship to the Financial Aid Office.