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.


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.