Scholarships & Awards
The Reginald and Ruth Berry Memorial Scholarship
This is an endowed scholarship for anyone planning to enter the field of education at
any PLNU site. Students need to demonstrate a financial need. A FAFSA must be completed.
The Donald and Caroline Cotten Scholarship
This is for an undergraduate student preparing to teach math, biology or chemistry.
The Beryl and Hazel Dillman Scholarship
This is an endowed scholarship donated by Dr. Beryl and Hazel Dillman for a student
preparing to work in a public or private Christian school.
This is for a student preparing for teaching or working on an MA in teaching.
Hart Education Associates/EDUCAP Scholarship
This scholarship is named for Chuck and Arlane Hart who donated the original money to
start it. This scholarship is given to anyone enrolled in an education program at any
of the PLNU sites.
The Hill Memorial Scholarship
Donated by Gary and Linda Talbert. In honor of Gary’s grandfather, this award for anyone
enrolled in an education program at any PLNU site.
The Moulton Endowed Scholarship
Donated by Dr. and Mrs. Kimber Moulton, this annual scholarship is for an undergraduate
student who is planning to teach elementary education. Student must have a GPA of 3.0 or above.
The Ravi Patel Memorial Scholarship
This endowed scholarship is given in memory of Ravi Patel. This award is for an education student
who is currently teaching and pursuing an MA.
Pearson Founders Scholarship
This award is in honor of Dr. Vern Pearson, the faculty advisory for the first Education
Associates Alumni Auxiliary. This award is for anyone enrolled in an education program
at any PLNU site. Funds are raised through members of Education Associates.
Special Education Scholarship
This award is donated by Pat Petridis and Charles Ikerd, who are both special education
teachers. It is for any education student preparing to teach in the field of Special Education.
The William and Thelma Rhone Graduate Education Scholarship
This award is given to a student who is working towards a graduate degree in education.
Student must have a GPA of 3.0 or above.
- Lighthouse – Outstanding leadership by alumni or PLNU education department faculty
- Vredevoe – Outstanding contribution to education by alumni or PLNU education department faculty.