Endowed Scholarship List

PLNU Academic Departments/Schools: Please refer to the signed endowed/named scholarship/fund agreements for awarding purposes. 

 

Alumni

 
CLASS OF 1949 SCHOLARSHIP
Funded by the Class of 1949 and completed during the scholarship luncheon in 2000. Recipients should be approved by PLNU to study abroad.  Awarding Department:  Study Abroad Office.
 
CLASS OF '51/DR. W.T. PURKISER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the Class of 1951 to recognize the significant contribution that Dr. W.T. Purkiser made to the lives of students as a professor, administrator and president of Pasadena College/Point Loma College/Point Loma Nazarene University.  Recipients shall be a junior or senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above, be preparing for a career in full-time Christian ministry, and shall be positively involved in PLNU's campus life; adhering to the PLNU code of personal conduct by demonstrating consistent Christian character. Awarding Department: School of Theology & Christian Ministry.
 
CLASS OF '52/DR. PAUL T. CULBERTSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the Class of 1952 to honor the late Dr. Paul T. Culbertson. Recipient shall be a declared major in the Psychology department with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above. Top candidates shall be recommended by the faculty of the Psychology Department.
 
CLASS OF 1960/JAMES AND ALICE JACKSON SPEECH AND DEBATE SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the Class of 1960 to recognize the significant contribution that James and Alice Jackson made to the lives of students at Pasadena College/Point Loma Nazarene University. Students must be an active member of the Speech and Debate Team and demonstrate skills and proficiency in public speaking.  Awarding Department:  Communication and Theatre.
 
CLASS OF '66 W. SHELBURNE AND LOIS BROWN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the Class of 1966 to honor W. Shelburne and Lois Brown, this scholarship provides awards to sophomores, juniors or seniors with a cumulative grade-point-average of 2.80 or above. Financial need may be considered, but is not required and preference may be given to applicants with a relationship to the Class of 1966.

DONALD AND CAROLINE COTTEN & FAMILY SUMMER RESEARCH ENDOWMENT FUND (NOT A SCHOLARSHIP)
Established by Donald and Caroline Cotten, awards from this operational Research Endowment shall be used to pay a stipend for an undergraduate student or students performing summer research under the direction of a faculty member within the Biology and Chemistry Departments, at the discretion of the Research Associates Board, or their designee(s), acting on the recommendation(s) of the Chairs of the Biology and Chemistry Departments.  Additionally, funds from this operational Research Endowment may be used to support the research  efforts (including stipends) of Biology and Chemistry Department faculty members who are directing student research.

MUSIC ALUMNI FUND
Established by music alumni and friends, provides annual scholarships for outstanding music students selected by the music faculty. This scholarship may be awarded to a junior or senior with a minimum GPA of 3.000.  Awarding Department:  Music.
 
NURSING ALUMNI/NORMA BROWN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the PLNU Nursing Alumni Auxiliary to honor Norma Brown. Recipient shall be enrolled undergrad in the nursing program with a cumulative GPA of 2.70 or above. Top candidates shall be recommended by the PLNU School of Nursing.
 
PASADENA COLLEGE/POINT LOMA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP 
Since 1993, the Pasadena/Point Loma Alumni Association has awarded scholarship funds to needy students at PLNU. Alumni Scholarships are funded through private donations from alumni and friends of Point Loma, and from funds raised through the Alumni House .
The Alumni Association Endowed Scholarships are for students who:
  • Have completed 57 units (including 24 units completed at PLNU)
  • Have a GPA of 3.300 or higher and have financial need (based on the FAFSA)
  • Are involved in college, community and/or church activities
Additional information about applying for the Alumni Student Scholarship or making donations to the scholarship fund is available by contacting the Point Loma Alumni Office at 1 (800) 4-PTLOMA (478-5662).
 

Art & Design

 
ALLISON CARLEY DAHM MEMORIAL ART & DESIGN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
The Dahm family launched this scholarship to celebrate the life of Allison Dahm, to honor the Lord who created her in His image, and to assist in the education of Art & Design students at PLNU.  Awarded to full-time juniors or seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Testimony of a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ required.
 
J.M. METCALF ENDOWED ART SCHOLARSHIP
Established by J.M. Metcalf. Selection is made by a committee chosen by the Chair of the Art Department.
 
MARTHA REBECCA RODEHEAVER ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by gifts from the family of Martha Rebecca Rodeheaver. The scholarship is awarded to students whose major is Religion, Art, or Sociology.
 
GREGORY J. SUMICH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Mathew and Judith Sumich to celebrate the life of their son, Gregory, and to financially encourage students on their journeys to independence and responsibility.  Awarded to men 20 - 25 years of age, majoring in fine or commercial arts, public relations, or marketing.
 

Athletics

 
W. SHELBURNE BROWN ATHLETIC ENDOWMENT
Established by the board of directors of Crusader Sports Associates. The endowment provides money for athletic scholarships. Dr. Brown served as president of the university from 1964 to 1978.
 
CARTWRIGHT/FOSTER ENDOWED BASKETBALL SCHOLARSHIP
Established to honor two outstanding PLNU coaches - Chalmer "Champ" Cartwright and Ben Foster - in recognition of their significant contributions to intercollegiate athletics and to maintaining Point Loma's historic tradition of success.  Provides opportunities for worthy athletes.  Awards will be made to male and/or female varsity basketball player(s) as determined by the award committee.
 
CRUME WOMEN'S BASKETBALL AND VOLLEYBALL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Great joy and gratitude for God's sufficiency inspired Joyce P. Crume to dedicate this scholarship for women's basketball and volleyball.  Recipient(s) must be female(s) involved with PLNU women's basketball or women's volleyball.
 
ALONZO AND FAY DAVIS MEMORIAL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP
Established by gifts from family and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Davis. Provides scholarships in Men’s and Women’s Basketball.
 
JACK AND MARY GOODALL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established to benefit the Fermanian School of Business as well as the Men’s Basketball program.
 
JENNIFER HALLEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by John and Tammy Hallen in memory of their daughter, Jennifer. The applicant must be a member of the PLNU Volleyball Team, have financial need, and exhibit Christian character.
 
HUGH & MAXINE McNEILLY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the estate of Hugh and Maxine McNeilly to benefit outstanding student athletes at PLNU for years to come.  Selection of recipient(s) shall be made under the authority of the Athletics Director.
 
LARRY SWARTZ SCHOLARSHIP
Established to assist students who demonstrate financial need and who declare tennis as a major sport. Students apply with the varsity tennis coach.
 

Biology-Chemistry

 
DR. A.L. AND RUTH BRASWELL SCIENCE STUDENT INTERNSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND (NOT A SCHOLARSHIP)
Established by A.L. and Ruth Braswell, this endowed fund shall provide annual support to subsidize internships for students in the Biology Department, Chemistry Department, Physics & Engineering Department, Mathematical, Information & Computer Sciences Department, and the School of Nursing.
 
DONALD AND CAROLINE COTTEN & FAMILY EDUCATION ASSOCIATES/EDUCAP ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Donald and Caroline Cotten, this scholarship assists Undergraduate and Graduate students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, or Mathematical, Information & Computer Sciences. Nominations shall be submitted by the Education Associates/EDUCAP Scholarship Committee. 
 
DONALD AND CAROLINE COTTEN & FAMILY RESEARCH ASSOCIATES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Donald and Caroline Cotten, this scholarship assists Undergraduate students majoring in Biology, Chemistry; Biology/Chemistry. Nominations shall be submitted by the Research Associates Board/Scholarship Committee.

DONALD AND CAROLINE COTTEN & FAMILY SUMMER RESEARCH ENDOWMENT FUND (NOT A SCHOLARSHIP)
Established by Donald and Caroline Cotten, awards from from this operational Research Endowment shall be used to pay a stipend for an undergraduate student or students performing summer research under the direction of a faculty member within the Biology and Chemistry Departments at the discretion of the Research Associates Board , or their designee(s), acting on the recommendation(s) of the Chairs of the Biology and Chemistry Departments.  Additionally, funds from this operational Research Endowment may be used to support the research efforts (including stipends) of Biology and Chemistry Department faculty members who are directing student research.
 
PAUL HAMILTON FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Ellen Hamilton in memory of her husband, Paul Hamilton. Recipient(s) shall be (a) Nursing or Biology/Chemistry major with the intention of preparing for pre-med and must demonstrate financial need.  
 
VIC HEASLEY RESEARCH ENDOWMENT FUND (NOT A SCHOLARSHIP)
Prompted by the generous donations of an individual and with the subsequent support of others, this endowment fund was established to honor long-serving PLNU Chemistry professor, Vic Heasley. Awards from this operational research endowment shall be used to benefit a student or students performing research under the direction of a faculty member within the Chemistry Department, at the discretion of the Chemistry Department Chair, in collaboration with the Chemistry Department faculty. Additionally, funds may be used to support the research efforts (including stipends) of a Chemistry Department faculty member who is directing student research. 
 
HELPING HANDS MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Bill and Jo Ann Taylor, this scholarship provies assistance to students pursuing a major which leads to a career in a medical profession (pre-medicine, pre-nursing, pre-pharmacy, etc.).  Recipient shall have earned a minimum GPA of 3.000.  Preference shall be given to sophomores, juniors, or seniors. 
 
DAVID MCKEE STUDENT RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN CHEMISTRY
Awarded annually to qualified students engaged in research in Chemistry. This scholarship was endowed by Evangeline McKee and friends in memory of her late husband, Dr. David McKee.
 
KIMBERLY MICHEL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Established by Lawrence and Deborah Michel and their family, this scholarship assists biological science majors enrolled in a pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-optometry, or pre-veterinary course of study.
 
RESEARCH ASSOCIATES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Research Associates of Point Loma Nazarene University . This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Biology and/or Chemistry. 
 
LELAND AND ESTHER SMOOT SCHOLARSHIPS
Endowed by Mrs. Leland Smoot in memory of her late husband and former University trustee. Three funds have been established: (1) scholarships for qualified students pursuing Nursing; (2) scholarships for students in Biology or Chemistry; and (3) scholarships for Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science students. 
 
WILLIAM H. TROWBRIDGE EDUCATIONAL TRUST
Endowed by the estate of the late Mr. William Trowbridge to assist worthy students in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Engineering.
 
MARCIE ANN WEINTRAUB MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Tom and Peggy Soejoto in memory of Tom’s sister, Marcie. Recipients must have an expressed interest in the field of Chemistry and/or life sciences and have a minimum GPA of 3.000.
 

Business Office

 
ALMGREN HERITAGE SCHOLARSHIP
Established in memory of George Almgren. Provides assistance to students who have a Nazarene background. Award is made by the Business Office.
 

Fermanian School of Business

 
ADAMS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT
For sophomore, junior, and senior students majoring in Business. Demonstrated financial need, GPA of 3.000 or above required.
 
BYRON L. CRUME ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Joyce Crume in honor of her husband, Byron L. Crume. Student must be studying for the ministry or business.  Applications accepted through Student Financial Services.
 
DOROTHY DYKMAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established in memory of Dr. Dorothy Dykman who always encouraged her students to greatness. Selection to be made by the Fermanian School of Business. Recipient must maintain a 2.600 GPA or better and show financial need. Preference to a declared major or minor in the Fermanian School of Business.
 
JACK AND MARY GOODALL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established to benefit the Fermanian School of Business and the men’s basketball program.
 
OPAL GUTHRIE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established from the estate of Opal Guthrie. The awards are to be restricted to students who have declared majors in Marketing and Communication.
 
RICHARD B. HILL ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Richard B. Hill to provide scholarships benefitting Accounting majors with a desire to become Certified Public Accountants.
 
JASON D. AND KIRSCHTEN HUNTLEY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Jason and Kirschten Huntley to provide scholarships benefitting undergrads majoring within the School of Business. Recipient shall have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher. Preference shall be given to a student/athlete in the baseball program with financial need, as determined by Student Financial Services.
 
DAVID LATTER, JR. BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
Established by David and Dorothy Latter in honor of their son, David Latter, Jr., this scholarship is for junior and senior students with financial need who are pursuing a major sponsored by the School of Business.
 
SAMUEL PRICE SCOTT AND FLORENCE E. SCOTT ENDOWMENT FUND
Provides scholarships for outstanding students in the Fermanian School of Business and provides funding for seminars sponsored and presented by the Fermanian School of Business.
 
JOHN D. VANCE BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
Instituted by John and Oneta Vance as an overflow of their lives of faith to provide educational opportunities for others.  Awarded to Business majors demonstrating financial need.
 
ELMER L. AND RUBY W. WARD ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established in memory of Elmer Ward and Ruby Ward. Provides scholarships for upper-division Business majors.
 
JAMES AND FRANCES WARREN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established to provide assistance and encouragement to students who demonstrate financial need with a declared major or minor in the Fermanian School of Business. This is a renewable scholarship for full-time students as long as a minimum GPA of 3.000 is maintained.
 
ELIZABETH ANNE WETZEL SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to students who have declared interest in international studies and are selected by the faculty of the Fermanian School of Business.
 
J.C. WOOTON SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by the estate of James C. Wooton to fund a scholarship for the School of Business at Point Loma Nazarene University.  This scholarship will assist young men and women in developing their careers in the business sector, thereby continuing the legacy of James C. Wooton.  Recipients shall be Business majors with a GPA of 3.000 or higher.  Preference given to Nazarene students.
 

Center for Pastoral Leadership

 
STUART AND RUTH MACMILLAN PASTORAL LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
Forever grateful for the rich spiritual instruction she received at Pasadena College, Ruth Irene (Trembly) MacMillan and her husband, Stuart, established this scholarship to equip ministers who will preach the Word of God.
 
FORREST COSBY STONE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by family and friends to honor Forrest Stone, a 1966 graduate, on his 60th birthday.  Provides reimbursement for pastors from the Church of the Nazarene's Southwest Region who attend professional educational seminars offered by the Center for Pastoral Leadership.
 
ROBERT & EVELYN SUTTON PASTOR/CLERGY DEVELOPMENT ENDOWMENT FUND (NOT A SCHOLARSHIP)
Established from the estate of Robert and Evelyn Sutton, this endowment fund provides financial assistance to pastors attending training and personal development programs offered through the Center for Pastoral Leadership, including conferences, seminars, forums, and training events. Qualified expenses include registration fees, lodging, and travel expenses that the participant is expected to cover out of his/her personal finances.
 
ROBERT & EVELYN SUTTON REGIONAL YOUTH MINISTRY ENDOWMENT FUND (NOT A SCHOLARSHIP)
Established from the estate of Robert and Evelyn Sutton, this endowment fund provides financial funding for the Center for Pastoral Leadership to employ a Regional Youth Pastor. The Regional Youth Pastor shall provide vision, leadership, and coordination for youth ministry through districts and churches in the Southwest region. Additionally, the Regional Youth Pastor shall assist in the equipping of on-campus PLNU students sensing a call to youth ministry.
 

Communication and Theatre

 
WILBUR W. BATEMAN JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Helen Bateman in memory of her husband. The candidate shall have a declared major in Communication Studies or Psychology.
 
OPAL GUTHRIE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established from the estate of Opal Guthrie. The awards are to be restricted to students who have declared majors in Marketing or Communications.
 
JAMES AND ALICE JACKSON SPEECH AND DEBATE SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the Class of 1960 to recognize the significant contribution that James and Alice Jackson made to the lives of students at Pasadena College/Point Loma Nazarene University. Students must be an active member of the Speech and Debate Team and demonstrate skills and proficiency in public speaking.
 
HEATHER L. MICHEL MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Lawrence and Deborah Michel and their family, this scholarship provides assistance to students with a declared major in media communications and an interest in television or film production.
 

Education and Teaching

 
JOHN AND LEONA ALDEN SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established through the estate of John and Leona Alden, who were both teachers and alumni of Pasadena College. It is awarded to Education majors.
 
REGINALD AND RUTH BERRY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established to honor the lives and accomplishments of Reginald and Ruth Berry and the other dedicated people whose donations to Nazarene colleges and universities made the education of three generations of Berrys a reality.  Awards administered by EDUCAP Scholarship Committee.
 
CARLTON L. BURLISON M.D. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by the Burlison family in memory of Carlton L. Burlison, M.D.  The applicant must be enrolled in a graduate or teaching credential program at any Point Loma Nazarene University graduate location and meet all other eligibility criteria. 
 
DONALD AND CAROLINE COTTEN & FAMILY EDUCATION ASSOCIATES/EDUCAP ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Donald and Caroline Cotten, this scholarship assists Undergraduate and Graduate students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, or Mathematical, Information & Computer Sciences. Nominations shall be submitted by the Education Associates/EDUCAP Scholarship Committee.  
 
BERYL AND HAZEL DILLMAN SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Beryl Dillman in honor of his wife Hazel Dillman. Recipient can be teaching in a Christian school and/or completing a teaching credential. Can be a graduate or undergraduate and shall meet the credential minimums.
 
LEONA E. DOUDY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to students from the State of Hawaii who attend a Church of the Nazarene and who are preparing for ministry or to become teachers in the classroom.
 
ALICE REGAN FLOYD AND JOSHUA WILLIAM FLOYD ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides assistance to students with financial need, with preference given to students pursuing careers in nursing or teacher education.
 
BEVERLY B. FOSTER SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Beverly B. Foster, this scholarship provides assistance to graduate students in education with an emphasis in educational leadership.  Minimum GPA of 3.500 required.
 
L. PAUL AND MARTHA GRESHAM SCHOLARSHIP
Established by a former student in honor of L. Paul and Martha Gresham. Recipient(s) shall be (a) junior or senior with a cumulative grade point average of 3.000 or above majoring in History/Political Science, Literature, Journalism and Modern Languages, or Education. Preference shall be given (but is not required) to students with demonstrated financial need, students intending to pursue a graduate degree in their field of study, and/or students of Native American descent.
 
GEORGE AND ALICE HARRIS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Dedicated to the memory of George and Alice Harris, hard workers who loved education, this scholarship is a legacy for PLNU students entering the field of primary education.  Award to be granted upon receiving a teaching credential from PLNU and is to be used to purchase first-year teaching supplies.
 
HART EDUCATION ASSOCIATES/EDUCAP SCHOLARSHIP
Funded by members and friends of Education Associates to recognize the generosity of educator and former president of EDUCAP, Chuck Hart and his wife Arlene Hart, head of the Ontario Chapter of the Point Loma Women's Auxiliary.  Recipients to be recommended by Education Associates.
 
BARBARA MAHAFFIE SECONDARY EDUCATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Barbar Mahaffie in rememberance of scholarship support during her years at Pasadena College and in rememberance of her parents, who lovingly supported her at all levels of her educational pursuites.  Recipients shall be full-time students enrolled in the Teacher Education Program. 
 
JESSIE MCCAIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established in honor of Jessie McCain. This scholarship provides funds for students demonstrating financial need who are Education majors showing promise of being good teachers.
 
MOULTON EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by Dr. and Mrs. Kimber Moulton, Jr. to be awarded by the scholarship committee of EDUCAP. Recipients must be full-time stundents with  a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and shall be preparing to be an elementary teacher. Financial need shall be considered. Recipients will be selected by the EDUCAP Scholarship Committee.
 
RAVI PATEL EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATES/EDUCAP ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Judy Patel, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who are currently teaching and are pursuing either a credential or a Master's degree.
 
GEORGE AND CATHERINE POMEROY PRIMARY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
George and Catherine Pomeroy established this scholarship in grateful response to the blessings of educational opportunities they experienced.  Recipients must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and be preparing to teach in elementary public schools.
 
WILLIAM C. AND THELMA RHONE GRADUATE EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Established from the estate of William and Thelma Rhone.  Scholarship recipient(s) shall be (a) Graduate Education student(s) of the University with demonstrated financial as determined by Student Financial Services (SFS) and shall have cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or better.
 
ALFRED HENRY STAGNER AND ERMA MARIE STAGNER/CLASSEN SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the children of Alfred Henry Stagner and Erma Marie Stagner. Student must be a junior or senior who has a declared major in Education. Must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum GPA of 3.000. Assist students who are actively pursuing the completion of graduate degrees in Education and demonstrate financial need.
 
WILLLIAM JACK STONE SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS IN EDUCATION
The William Jack Stone Scholarship Fund assists students who are actively pursuing the completion of graduate degrees in Education and demonstrate financial need.
 
JOSEPHINE W. SWITZER MEMORIAL LOAN FUND
Established in memory of Josephine Switzer through gifts made by family and friends. Funds shall be given to persons preparing for a career in teaching at either the elementary or the secondary school level.
 
GLADYS NATION TATE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established in honor of Gladys Nation Tate by her sister Linda Nation. This scholarship is for the encouragement and support of students who are entering the field of Education. Recipients must be junior or senior Teacher Education majors who demonstrate financial need.
 
LEWIS R. AND BARBARA R. THOMPSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Created by the Thompson family to commemorate Lewis and Barbara Thompson's 77 years of combined service to Pasadena College and Point Loma Nazarene University.  Recipients must be pursuing a degree in nursing or in education leading to a career teaching at the secondary level.  Church of the Nazarene membership and participation in local church taken into consideration.
 

Family and Consumer Sciences

 
SUSAN DE CRISTOFARO – ROGERS SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Dominic and Margaret DeCristofaro. Provides scholarships for juniors or seniors who are majoring in Child Development, have an interest in learning disabilities and/or special education, and plan to teach in pre-school or elementary grades.
 
SANDY FOSTER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established through the generous contributions of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences alumni, faculty, friends, and family members of Sandy Foster.  This scholarship provides financial assistance for students majoring within the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences who desire to improve the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities and who will carry on Sandy Foster's legacy of love of learning, generosity, integrity, and a love of God. 
 
HELPING HANDS SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Mrs. Jo Ann Taylor. Recipient shall be a junior majoring in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences with a minimum GPA of 3.000. The student shall profess Christ as their Savior.
 
BOB AND MARY IRVINE FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by Janice Mosher, through the estate of her parents, Bob and Mary Irvine in their memory. Recipient shall be entering his or her junior or senior year, have a personal relationship with the Lord and exhibit Christ-like character. Scholarship candidates shall be nominated upon the recommendations of the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences and shall have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or above. The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences may request a written statement of the candidate's academic goals after graduation as well as a written statement as to why he or she should be considered for the scholarship award.
 
NANCY K. MURRAY FASHION & INTERIOR DESIGN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Nancy K. Murray. Recipient(s) of this scholarship shall be a sophomore, junior or senior with a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.500 or above; majoring in Fashion or Interiors.
 
VIOLET PRECIOUS WORDSWORTH & KAY WORDSWORTH WILDER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Kay Wordsworth Wilder in memory of her mother, Violet Precious Wordsworth who lived a Godly life of grace, courage, compassion, service, and kindness. Recipients of this scholarship shall be a sophomore, junior or senior majoring in the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences with a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.800 or above. Student'(s) primary professional goal shall be to honor God and uphold the mission of the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences through working with children, families, and/or communities of under-served populations. 
 

History and Political Science

 
CLARA COLT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Clara Colt Brown. Recipients of this scholarship are to be selected by the department of History/Political Science. 
 
L. PAUL AND MARTHA GRESHAM SCHOLARSHIP
Established by a former student in honor of L. Paul and Martha Gresham. Recipient(s) shall be (a) junior or senior with a cumulative grade point average of 3.000 or above majoring in History/Political Science, Literature, Journalism and Modern Languages, or Education. Preference shall be given (but is not required) to students with demonstrated financial need, students intending to pursue a graduate degree in their field of study, and/or students of Native American descent. 
 
RON KIRKEMO HONORS SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. Ron Kirkemo, an alumnus of PLNU, returned to his alma mater to create a political science major for the campus.  He is grateful for the students and alumni who endowed this scholarship to attract honor students into the political science program and public careers.  Candidates shall be incoming freshmen with a minimum 3.75 GPA, shall major in political science, and shall submit a 500-word personal statement on their commitment to public affairs.
 
RON KIRKEMO PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Dr. Ron Kirkemo, this scholarship shall be awarded to sophomore Political Science majors. Recipient(s) must display evidence of a desire for a career in public service and the potential to be a successful student and professional (as determined by the Professor(s) who teach(es) Introduction to Political Science). Additionally, the recipient(s) must take at least one political science course each semester of his/her sophomore year and become familiar with the national competitive scholarships relavent to his/her major and consider preparing for competition of a national competitive scholarship during his/her junior or senior year. 
 
SAM MAYHUGH AND RON KIRKEMO FOREIGN AFFAIRS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Dr. Samuel Mayhugh and Dr. Ron Kirkemo, this scholarship provides awards to sophomore or junior declared Political Science Majors. Recipients shall be enrolled in at least one Political Science course per semester of their award year and shall demonstrate an interest in a career in U.S. foreign affairs, in areas such as diplomacy or intelligence. Nominations shall be made by faculty of the Political Science department. 
 
DELLA MENDENHALL SCHOLARSHIP IN PEACE STUDIES
Established from the estate of Della Mendenhall. Student must be a declared International Affairs major with a concentration in Peace Studies.
 
FLOYD AND FLORENCE E. TURNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established through the estate of Florence Turner. Student must be a full-time Political Science major, sophomore or higher at the time of application. Must take a minimum of four classes in Political Science in the current year and plan to attend Graduate School.
 

International Studies

 
CLASS OF 1949 SCHOLARSHIP
Funded by the Class of 1949 and completed during the scholarship luncheon in 2000. Recipients should be approved by PLNU to study abroad.
 

Kinesiology

 
CARTWRIGHT/FOSTER ENDOWED BASKETBALL SCHOLARSHIP
Established to honor two outstanding PLNU coaches - Chalmer "Champ" Cartwright and Ben Foster - in recognition of their significant contributions to intercollegiate athletics and to maintaining Point Loma's historic tradition of success.  Provides opportunities for worthy athletes.  Awards will be made to male and/or female varsity basketball player(s) as determined by the award committee.
 
JAMES G. CRAKES AND CARROLL B. LAND ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP 
Launched by Kinesiology Department alumni, faculty, students, and other benefactors of the study of human movement at Point Loma in honor of Dr. James G. Crakes and Dr. Carroll B. Land who have given so much as educators to PLNU's students. Nominee(s) shall be a declared major within the Department of Kinesiology.
  
CRUME WOMEN'S BASKETBALL AND VOLLEYBALL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Great joy and gratitude for God's sufficiency inspired Joyce P. Crume to dedicate this scholarship for women's basketball and volleyball.  Recipient(s) must be female(s) involved with PLNU women's basketball or women's volleyball.
 
ALONZO AND FAY DAVIS MEMORIAL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP
Established by gifts from family and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Davis. Provides scholarships in Men’s and Women’s Basketball.
 
JACK AND MARY GOODALL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established to benefit the Fermanian School of Business as well as the Men’s Basketball program.
 
JENNIFER HALLEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by John and Tammy Hallen in memory of their daughter, Jennifer. The applicant must be a member of the PLNU Volleyball Team, have financial need, and exhibit Christian character.
 
HUGH & MAXINE McNEILLY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the estate of Hugh and Maxine McNeilly to benefit outstanding student athletes at PLNU for years to come.  Selection of recipient(s) shall be made under the authority of the Athletics Director.
 
LARRY SWARTZ SCHOLARSHIP
Established to assist students who demonstrate financial need and who declare tennis as a major sport. Students apply with the varsity tennis coach.
 

Literature, Journalism, and Modern Languages

 
A.L. BENNETT HISPANIC MEMORIAL FUND
Provides scholarship aid for students who have declared Spanish as a major.
 
FORDYCE BENNETT LITERATURE SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship, established in honor of Dr. Fordyce Bennett, provides funds for junior and senior students with a GPA of 3.000 or greater who are members of the Church of the Nazarene. Preference is given to outstanding literature students planning to attend conferences, workshops or programs that will develop them as student scholars.
 
THE BLUNT SCHOLAR: THE RILEY-FITCH-McKINNEY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FOR INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM
This scholarship was established through the contributions of friends, alumni and faculty of the Department of Literature, Journalism and Modern Languages (LJML) to support intellectually curious, well-read, socially conscious and gifted students who write and publish their works with opinions and beliefs that challenge the status quo. Recipients shall be students with a GPA of 3.500 or greater in the preceding quarter and may be of any major, with preference given to Journalism and Literature majors or minors. Interested applicants may contact the LJML Department regarding the application process (application, published work, personal essay, and recommendations).
 
LARRY FINGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Department of Literature, Journalism, and Modern Languages – with the help of family, friends, and students of their late colleague – establishes this endowed scholarship in memory of Dr. Larry Finger for the benefit of deserving students. The recipient will be a senior Literature major with a minimum GPA of 3.500. 
 
L. PAUL AND MARTHA GRESHAM SCHOLARSHIP
Established by a former student in honor of L. Paul and Martha Gresham. Recipient(s) shall be (a) junior or senior with a cumulative grade point average of 3.000 or above majoring in History/Political Science, Literature, Journalism and Modern Languages, or Education. Preference shall be given (but is not required) to students with demonstrated financial need, students intending to pursue a graduate degree in their field of study, and/or students of Native American descent. 
 
RICHARD HESSE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Hadley Wood to honor her father, Richard Hesse, by investing in the learning of others.  Recipients shall be seniors with a declared major in the Department of Literature, Journalism, and Modern Languages, with a concentration in Literature.
 
KRIS GOLSAN HOYT SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Gordon and Wanda Golsan in memory of their daughter, Kris Golsan Hoyt, who filled the hollow spaces in people's lives.  Kris loved to be in the role of serving others and she loved writing.  In all settings, she believed in the importance of treating others and the world with respect and she thought it important to ask the hard questions while learning.  Recipients shall be writing, literature, or journalism majors who reflect the lifestyle characteristics exhibited in the life of Kris Golsan Hoyt.
 
M.A. MERRIMAN AND ATHA D. MERRIMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established through the estate of Gladys Steorts. Recipient selection shall alternate between the Music Department and the Department of Literature, Journalism, and Modern Languages.
 

Mathematical, Information, and Computer Sciences 

 
DR. A.L. AND RUTH BRASWELL SCIENCE STUDENT INTERNSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND (NOT A SCHOLARSHIP)
Established by A.L. and Ruth Braswell, this endowed fund shall provide annual support to subsidize internships for students in the Biology Department, Chemistry Department, Physics & Engineering Department, Mathematical, Information & Computer Sciences Department, and the School of Nursing.
 
DONALD AND CAROLINE COTTEN & FAMILY EDUCATION ASSOCIATES/EDUCAP ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Donald and Caroline Cotten, this scholarship assists Undergraduate and Graduate students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, or Mathematical, Information & Computer Sciences. Nominations shall be submitted by the Education Associates/EDUCAP Scholarship Committee. 
 
BENJAMIN DAVIS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Recipients selected by the faculty of the Department of Mathematical, Information and Computer Sciences. This scholarship may be awarded to a junior or senior with a minimum GPA of 3.000.
 
R. WAYNE GARDNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN MATHEMATICS
Awarded annually to a student majoring in Mathematics, based on aptitude, achievement, and financial need.
 
BILL AND EDNA HOBBS ENDOWED MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by Bill and Edna Hobbs to support students majoring in Mathematics. Scholarship recipients will be full-time upper-division students majoring in Mathematics, demonstrating financial need, and having a GPA in mathematics courses of 3.500 or higher.
 
DAVID HULL NICKERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Dr. Nickerson's friends and family to assist students majoring in the field of Mathematics or Computer Science.  Recipients shall be juniors or seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
 
PROFESSORS HERMAN PRICE AND PHILLIP CARLSON SCHOLARSHIP
Established by donors who wish to honor both professors. Student must be a Math, Computer Science or Physics major.
 
HAROLD L. SHAULIS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Endowed by Mrs. Kathy Shaulis in memory of her late husband, Harold L. Shaulis, for a student majoring in Computer Science.
 
LELAND AND ESTHER SMOOT SCHOLARSHIPS
Endowed by Mrs. Leland Smoot in memory of her late husband and former University trustee. Three funds have been established: (1) scholarships for qualified students pursuing Nursing; (2) scholarships for students in Biology or Chemistry; and (3) Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science scholarships for students in those fields.
 

Music

 
WILLO MAY BERESFORD ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Dan Beresford to assist talented piano students. Awards are restricted to students majoring in Music with piano as the performing area.
 
GERALD F. BERGLUND ENDOWED MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
Created by family and friends of music teacher, chorus master, and church music director, Gerald Berglund, this award is meant to cultivate Nazarene church musicians and soloists.  GPA of 3.000 is required; full-time music major or students from other disciplines showing promise as soloists or choir directors.  Auditions at discretion of music faculty.
 
CHESTER C. AND ALICE E. CRILL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by gifts from Dr. and Mrs. Chester C. Crill. Provides scholarships for declared majors in Music.
 
CHESTER C. AND ALICE E. CRILL ORGAN SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to a Nazarene student preparing for church music (organ) participation in a Nazarene church.
 
ETHRIDGE VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP
Chuck and Christina Ethridge, with hearts grateful for the blessings God has lavished on them, endowed the Ethridge Vocal Scholarship for junior or senior music majors with a concentration in voice, regardless of need.  Determination to be made by the Music Department.
 
DAVID L. GARVEN MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
Established in memory of David L. Garven, a gifted pianist. The scholarship may be awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior majoring in Music with a minimum GPA of 3.000.
 
WALTER J. HILDIE MEMORIAL MUSIC STUDENT INTERNSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND (NOT A SCHOLARSHIP)
Established by A.L. and Ruth Braswell in memory of Ruth's father. Endowment shall provide annual support to subsidize internships for Music Majors within the Music Department.
 
EDWARD (BUD) HUSSONG AND ILA STONER HUSSONG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Dr. and Mrs. Robert Hodges in memory of her mother and brother. Student must be majoring in Music or Vocal Performance or have an expressed interest in pursuing a course of study in Instrumental Performance (trombone) or Vocal Performance. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.000 and demonstrate financial need.
 
PHILOMENE T. LIESEN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established through an estate gift from Philomene T. Liesen, this scholarship benefits students who are declared Music majors with financial need, as determined by Student Financial Services (SFS). Candidates shall be recommended by faculty of the Music department and annual scholarship award(s) shall not exceed $5,000.
 
PEARL AND FORREST MCKINLEY INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC ENDOWMENT
Established by Pearl and Forrest McKinley. Can be used for equipment or instruments for the Music Department and can be awarded as a scholarship to a student who demonstrates financial need.
 
M.A. MERRIMAN AND ATHA D. MERRIMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established through the estate of Gladys Steorts. Recipient selection shall alternate between the Music Department and the Department of Literature, Journalism, and Modern Languages.
 
ROSELLE LOVELACE MOKHTARIAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 
Established by Hector Mokhtarian in honor of Roselle Lovelace Mokhtarian, the mother of his children; both Pasadena College graduates. Preference shall be to a music major preparing for a vocation in music ministry with demonstrated financial need.
 
MUSICALUMNI FUND 
Established by music alumni and friends, provides annual scholarships for outstanding music students selected by the music faculty. This scholarship may be awarded to a junior or senior with a minimum GPA of 3.000.
 
DANIEL NELSON ENDOWED BAND CONDUCTING SCHOLARSHIP
Established with heartfelt joy by Corbett Wright in honor of Dr. Daniel Nelson's years of service to Point Loma Nazarene University.  Recipient(s) to be junior or senior music major(s).
 
KEITH AND BETTY PAGAN MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
Given annually to the outstanding Music major with at least a 3.000 GPA as selected by the Music faculty.
 
GEORGE AND CATHERINE POMEROY MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Catherine Pomeroy as an opportunity for students to develop their music interests as a career or for future performance.  Recipients shall be juniors or seniors who are preparing for a career in music education or performance. 
 
RAYMOND H. & PHYLLIS J. SMART ENDOWED MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP 
Established by the estate of Phyllis J. Smart in memory of Raymond and Phyllis Smart. Recipient shall have a cumulative grade point average of 3.000 or higher and shall be selected by faculty of the Music Department. Demonstrated financial need may be considered, but is not a requirement.
 
DORIS TITTERINGTON PIANO ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established to honor Doris Titterington, a gifted classical pianist and a dedicated Christian.  Recipient shall be a piano major in good standing.
 
MYRON L. TWEED AND PAULINE E. TWEED ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established through private donations in honor of Myron L. Tweed. Student is to be selected by Chair of the Music department and have a declared Church Music concentration.

REVEREND SPEROS DEMETRIOS AND ELIZABETH HORD ATHANS MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established to honor Reverend Speros Demetrios and Elizabeth Hord Athans.  Recipient shall be intending to pursue a career in missions, ministry or music/music ministry.  Recipient may be pursuing a degree in any PLNU academic program as long as the above criteria is met (scholarship awards are not limited  to religion or music-related majors).  Student must be in good academic standing and shall have financial need, as determined by Student Financial Services.  Student shall be selected by Student Financial Services.

Nursing

 
GEORGE E. AND WANDA H. ALMGREN SCHOLARSHIP
Provides financial assistance to students who are in the Nursing program, have a 3.000 GPA, and are members in good standing of the Church of the Nazarene.
 
ALVARADO HEALTH FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Established to assist Nursing students working toward a health care provider degree, i.e. nurse, social worker, therapist.
 
LUPE ANGUIANO SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the family of Lupe Anguiano in her memory to develop in students a vocation as well as a ministry in caring for and supporting the needs of individuals and families who are experiencing an end-of-life crisis. Students must take academic course work and have training and clinical practicum or internship in hospice care, ministry and grief counseling, or social work to hospice patients.
 
DR. A.L. AND RUTH BRASWELL SCIENCE STUDENT INTERNSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND (NOT A SCHOLARSHIP) 
Established by A.L. and Ruth Braswell, this endowed fund shall provide annual support to subsidize internships for students in the Biology Department, Chemistry Department, Physics & Engineering Department, Mathematical, Information & Computer Sciences Department, and the School of Nursing. 
 
D. BRIGGS FAMILY ENDOWED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP 
Established by Dorothea Briggs as an expression of appreciation to the university. Available to Nursing majors who are second semester sophomores and above with a GPA of 2.700 - 3.500.
 
THE REV. W. HERMAN AND STELLA BURTON SCHOLARSHIP
Established to honor The Reverend W. Herman Burton and his wife, Stella, for faithfully serving the Lord and the Church of the Nazarene for 50 years.  This scholarship assists worthy and spirit-directed students preparing for careers in nursing.
 
BETTIE RHAE AND HARRY MILES DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP
Established through the Davis Estate.   Awarded to nursing students with leadership qualities, motivation toward a nursing career, and financial need.  
 
LAURA MAE DOUGLASS ENDOWED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Established by a faculty member in honor of Laura Mae Douglass.  Awarded to serious-minded and spiritually-sensitive students in Nursing.
 
ALICE REGAN FLOYD AND JOSHUA WILLIAM FLOYD ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides assistance to students with financial need, with preference given to students pursuing careers in nursing or teacher education.
 
FRIEDA FRANK NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Established through the estate of Frieda Frank. Student must be accepted into the Nursing program and be in good standing as determined by the Chair of the Nursing Department. Student must be a Nazarene.
 
MARY B. FRANK NURSING ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded annually to outstanding students in Nursing.
 
HAROLD LLOYD GREER NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established through the estate of Harold Lloyd Greer for the benefit of Nursing students.
 
JOYCE D. GREER NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established through the estate of Joyce D. Greer for the benefit of Nursing students. Recipients must be a San Diego County resident at the time of acceptance and enrollment at the university. 
 
PAUL HAMILTON FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP 
Established by Ellen Hamilton in memory of her husband, Paul Hamilton. Recipient(s) shall be (a) Nursing or Biology/Chemistry major with the intention of preparing for pre-med and must demonstrate financial need.   
 
MARK HIEPLER ENDOWED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Established in memory of Nelene Hiepler Fox. This endowment is for a returning major in Nursing. The student must show evidence of a Christian witness and participate in community projects.
 
LITWILLER ENDOWED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Provides scholarships for full-time students whose declared major is Nursing.
 
DOROTHY DUGGAN LUSK/NADINE LUSK WADE SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Nadine Lusk Wade to emphasize her belief in the importance of qualified and technologically proficient nurses. Student recipients must be a Nursing major who are serious about completing a degree in Nursing.
 
HARRIET PHYLLIS MCALPIN SCHOLARSHIP
Established by LCDR H. Phyllis McAlpin to assist students who are Nursing majors and have demonstrated financial need.
 
D. AND M. NICHOLSON ENDOWED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP FOR GRADUATE PSYCHIATRIC NURSING
Established by Donald and Mildred Nicholson to make a signficant contribution to those suffering from mental illness.  Recipient shall be enrolled in the Masters of Science in Nursing program following the Clinical Nurse Specialist focus in Mental Health, or be a student who will teach in an academic setting in the area of mental health nursing.
 
NURSING ALUMNI/NORMA BROWN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the PLNU Nursing Alumni Auxiliary to honor Norma Brown. Recipient shall be enrolled undergrad in the nursing program with a cumulative GPA of 2.70 or above. Top candidates shall be recommended by the PLNU School of Nursing.
 
LELANDE AND ALETAH A. QUICK ENDOWED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Established by a gift from the Quick Trust, this scholarship honors Lelande and Aletah Quick who were always proud of people who worked hard, persevered through odds, and respected the privilege of being an American. Aletah was a hard-working nurse from a young age until shortly after she married the love of her life, Lelande, at the age of 38. Recipients must have declared Nursing as a major and have a 3.50 or higher GPA. Financial need will be a consideration and recipients shall be selected by the faculty of the School of Nursing.
 
KATHLEEN ANN RAFFEE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Grace Bentley Allen in memory of her daughter,Kathleen; scholarships to be presented to nursing students pursuing a degree as a registered nurse.
 
SHERILYN SUE SCHRIBER MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Established in memory of Sherilyn Sue Schriber to provide assistance to juniors and seniors in the Nursing program who have or are presently participating in high school/university music groups, athletics or mission teams and maintained a 2.600 GPA.
 
MARGARET H. SINCLAIR ENDOWED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the estate of Margaret H. Sinclair, this scholarship benefits nursing majors with a minimum 3.000 GPA.
 
LELAND AND ESTHER SMOOT SCHOLARSHIPS
Endowed by Mrs. Leland Smoot in memory of her late husband and former university trustee. Three funds have been established: (1) scholarships for qualified students pursuing Nursing; (2) scholarships for students in Biology or Chemistry; and (3) Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science scholarships for students in those fields.
 
JERRI TEEGARDEN NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Established by family and children of Jerri L. Teegarden, in memory of her passion for serving others.  The Teegarden family hopes that this scholarship will help continue her mission of serving others and continue to shine God's love in the world in her place.   Department and Department Chair shall select recipient(s).
 
LEWIS R. AND BARBARA R. THOMPSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Created by the Thompson family to commemorate Lewis and Barbara Thompson's 77 years of combined service to Pasadena College and Point Loma Nazarene University.  Recipients must be pursuing a degree in nursing or in education leading to a caree teaching at the secondary level.  Church of the Nazarene membership and participation in local church taken into consideration.
 
ONETA VANCE NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
The driving force behind this scholarship was Oneta Vance's love for others and desire to help them through nursing.  She and husband, John Vance, developed this scholarship to honor her vision.  Benefits continuing nursing majors with demonstrated financial need.
 
THE LESLIE JORDAN WILSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by an anonymous donor. Selection of student shall be made by the Chair of the School of Nursing.
 

Physics and Engineering

 
DR. A.L. AND RUTH BRASWELL SCIENCE STUDENT INTERNSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND (NOT A SCHOLARSHIP) 
Established by A.L. and Ruth Braswell, this endowed fund shall provide annual support to subsidize internships for students in the Biology Department, Chemistry Department, Physics & Engineering Department, Mathematical, Information & Computer Sciences Department, and the School of Nursing.
 
PROFESSORS HERMAN PRICE AND PHILLIP CARLSON SCHOLARSHIP
Established by donors who wish to honor both professors. Students must be a major in Math/Computer Science or Physics.
 
CLAUDE ROUTH ENDOWED PHYSICS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is alumnus Claude Routh's legacy to Physics majors and the University that spawned his career in aeronautics and electronics.  Recipients must demonstrate financial need.
 
RAYMOND H. & PHYLLIS J. SMART ENDOWED ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the estate of Phyllis J. Smart in memory of Raymond and Phyllis Smart. Recipient shall be a sophomore, junior or senior with a cumulative grade point average of 3.000 or higher. Demonstrated financial need may be considered, but is not a requirement.
 
LELAND AND ESTHER SMOOT SCHOLARSHIPS
Endowed by Mrs. Leland Smoot in memory of her late husband and former university trustee. Three funds have been established: (1) scholarships for qualified students pursuing Nursing; (2) scholarships for students in Biology or Chemistry; and (3) Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science scholarships for students in those fields.
 
WILLIAM H. TROWBRIDGE EDUCATIONAL TRUST
Endowed by the estate of the late Mr. William Trowbridge to assist worthy students in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Engineering.
 

Pre-Law

 
HIEPLER PRE-LAW SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to students who demonstrate a commitment to a law career. Application in writing to the Pre-Law Advisor.
 

Psychology

 
CLASS OF '52/DR. PAUL T. CULBERTSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the Class of 1952 to honor the late Dr. Paul T. Culbertson. Recipient shall be a declared major in the Psychology department with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above. Top candidates shall be recommended by the faculty of the Psychology Department.
 
JOHN L. ALLEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides scholarships for upper-division Psychology majors.
 
WILBUR W. BATEMAN JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Helen Bateman in memory of her husband. The candidate shall have a declared major in Communication or Psychology.
 
EUGENE MALLORY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established through private donations in honor of Dr. Mallory. Recipient to be selected by the faculty of the Department of Psychology.
 
BOYD SHANNON SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established as a means to provide funds to serious minded and spiritually sensitive students studying Psychology.
 

Sociology

 
DOCTORS KENNETH AND VERNA FREY MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Dr. Verna Frey in memory of her dear husband, Kenneth, both fervent believers in challenging their sociology students to impact the world through an apparent and gentle love for Christ. The two served PLNU (Pasadena College was Verna's Alma Matre) through their loving teaching - this initiating a desire to start a scholarship for future PLNU generations so they can continue their mission to impact secular society with the healing love of Jesus Christ. This scholarship is to be awarded with first preference to Sociology/Social Work majors, secondly to Religion majors, and finally to any needy student.
 
GEORGE AND LOIS REED ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in honor of George and Lois Reed. Students must be concentrating in Criminal Justice and have a GPA of 2.500 or better.
 
MARTHA REBECCA RODEHEAVER ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by gifts from the family of Martha Rebecca Rodeheaver. Provides scholarships for students with a declared major in Religion, Art and Design, or Sociology.
 
JAY SHELLABARGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the family of Jay Shellabarger. Provides financial assistance to students whose declared major is Sociology.
 
HAROLD E. YOUNG ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Supported by family and friends to perpetuate Dr. Young’s love for the university. Awards are made to full-time students with a GPA of 3.000, upper-division Sociology majors and members of a Nazarene church.
 

Spiritual Development

 
MARY ALICE DAJKO LOVEWORKS SCHOLARSHIP
Mary Dajko was a neighbor of PLNU who left her entire estate to the university. This scholarship is for students who are active in the LoveWorks short-term mission program.
 
MARK AND MICHELLE HIEPLER YOUTH MINISTRY SCHOLARSHIP
Provides financial assistance to students who are preparing for ministry to young people. Awards are made by the Office of Spiritual Development.
 
LOUIS AND ESTHER HILL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a continuing student who has participated in a LoveWorks short-term mission trip. Awards are made by the Vice President for Spiritual Development.
 
DANA WALLING LOVEWORKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established in loving memory of Dana by his wife, Lou Ann. This scholarship is to assist those students to defray the expenses of their participation in a LoveWorks Mission trip.
 

Student Development

 
BRAILLE TRANSCRIBERS GUILD ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Provides assistance to full-time students who are visually impaired and have a minimum GPA of 2.500. Financial need will also be a consideration. Awarded by the Student Development office.
 
MENDELL L. AND LEWIS R. THOMPSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FOR PUBLIC SAFETY
Established by Mendell and Lewis Thompson to bring attention to and honor and show support for the Department of Public Safety.  Recipients shall maintain a minimum 2.500 GPA and be employed by PLNU Public Safety.
 

Student Financial Services

 
ISMAEL & ESTHER AMAYA SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established to assist students who are willing to serve in Latin America after graduation.  A letter of recommendation is required from their local pastor and district superintendent.
 
EDNA MAY ANNO ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Edna May Anno, this scholarship is awarded to students with a GPA of 3.000 or higher and demonstrated financial need.
 
SARA BEIDEMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Kim Schaeffer and his sisters, Diane Fair and Cathy Hedegard in memory of their Aunt Sara who always encouraged her pupils to get a "good college education." Recipient shall be a female, first-generation undergraduate student committed to achieving and sustaining a full-time professional career over the course of her adult life, notwithstanding time she may dedicate to roles as a spouse, parent, or caregiver. Special consideration shall be given to applicants meeting the preceding criteria; whose mothers are deceased.
 
BINKLEY FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Reverend John Garner Binkley in honor of his parents, Rev. William Harold Binkley and Emma Garner Binkley. Recipients shall be a junior or senior with a GPA of 3.00 or above and are children of pastors with demonstrated financial need who excel in academics, leadership, and service to the University and greater community.
 
CLEM AND JEAN BROWN ENDOWED MISSIONS SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Clem and Jean Brown, this scholarship provides aid to students who attend Nazarene churches and are preparing for a life of missionary service.  Recipients shall be full-time students with a GPA of 3.000 or higher.  Awards may be used for tuition, room and board, or costs related to attending seminars or faith-based retreats. 
 
RICHARD W. CHERRY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 
Established by Maytie Cherry in memory of her husband, Richard.  Recipient shall have maintained a GPA of 3.000 or higher, shall be actively involved in service projects and student ministry, and shall be active in a Church of the Nazarene in the Anaheim or Southern California districts.
 
CLASS OF '66 W. SHELBURNE AND LOIS BROWN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the Class of 1966 to honor W. Shelburne and Lois Brown, this scholarship provides awards to sophomores, juniors or seniors with a cumulative grade-point-average of 2.80 or above. Financial need may be considered, but is not required and preference may be given to applicants with a relationship to the Class of 1966.
 
GRACE DUNCAN CLEVELAND ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP 
Established by the estate of Grace Duncan Cleveland, this scholarship is awarded to students earning a 3.000 GPA or higher during the previous academic year.  Financial need will be a consideration.
 
CLIFTON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship was established in honor of Captain Dale R. Simonson and in memory of Beatrice Vallow Simonson through funding from their daughter and son-in-law, Gladys and Glen Clifton.  Awarded to full-time students with a GPA of 2.800 or higher.  Preference given to students majoring in Music, Education, or Business.
 
BYRON L. CRUME ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established to honor the memory of Byron Crume, his love for others, and his obedience to God's commandment to help those in need.  Recipients may be studying for the ministry or business. 
 
CECIL RHODES CURTIS AND ELIZABETH RUPP CURTIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is established for the encouragement and support of men and women desiring higher education in a Christian environment.  The fund is non-restrictive as to major.  Average students, as well as gifted students, may qualify.  Financial need will be considered.  Preference is given to students whose parents are missionaries or in the pastorate.
 
LEONA E. DOUDY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the estate of Leona E. Doudy, this scholarship is awarded to students who are from the state of Hawaii, attend a Church of the Nazarene, and are preparing for ministry or to become teachers in the classroom.
 
RUTH AND CAROLYN DOWNEY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Ruth (Downey) Mellert and Carolyn Downey. Receipient(s) shall be a(n) Undergraduate or Graduate female student with demonstrated financial need.   
 
BILL DRAPER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Created to honor the memory of Dr. Bill Draper, President of Point Loma Nazarene College from 1979 to 1983.  This scholarship provides an opportunity for Nazarene young people to develop academically on a Christian college campus. 
 
HOWARD AND ADDA FARMER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Howard and Adda Farmer, this scholarship is not restricted to a particular department.  Applicants should apply through the financial aid office.
 
DOCTORS KENNETH AND VERNA FREY MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Dr. Verna Frey in memory of her dear husband, Kenneth, both fervent believers in challenging their sociology students to impact the world through an apparent and gentle love for Christ. The two served PLNU (Pasadena College was Verna's Alma Matre) through their loving teaching - this initiating a desire to start a scholarship for future PLNU generations so they can continue their mission to impact secular society with the healing love of Jesus Christ. This scholarship is to be awarded with first preference to Sociology/Social Work majors, secondly to Religion majors, and finally to any needy student.   
 
MYRTLE HERRICK SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Myrtle Herrick to provide financial assistance for students who want a Christian education and who have demonstrated unusual financial need.  Preference given to children of missionary parents.
 
EVA J. HYLTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Preference is given to missionary children who are preparing for a career in missionary service.
 
H.E. AND REBECCA JONES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Rebecca Jones and honoring her late husband, Hubert (H.E.) Jones, this scholarhip provides aid to undergraduate students majoring in any area of full-time study. Recipient shall demonstrate an authentic commitment to his or her Christian faith and be in good academic standing. Preference shall be given to students with a cumulative GPA between 2.00 - 3.00.
HENRY AND ESTHER KLAGES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established through the Estate of Henry and Esther Klages, this scholarship provides aid to students selected by Student Financial Services.
LAOTIAN IU-MIENH SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by Mike and Merlynn Fitzpatrick to encourage Laotian students to come to a top quality Christian institution of higher learning.  Recipients shall be preparing for missionary service in the Church of the Nazarene and shall have demonstrated financial need.
LIGHTHOUSE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the Find Us Faithful Foundation, this is a need-based scholarship for traditional undergraduate students.  Recipients shall have a 3.000 GPA or higher and have demonstrated financial need.  Students participating in intercollegiate athletics are not eligible for this award.  Preference is given to Nazarene students.
WILBERT E. LITTLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established in honor of Dr. Wilbert E. Little, this scholarship was funded by a generous gift from his family.  Provides aid to high school valedictorians.  Scholarship may be renewed for up to four years by maintaining a mimimum 3.800 GPA.
RON LUSH, SR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by friends and family in memory of Ron Lush, Sr., this scholarship is awarded to full-time students who demonstrate financial need and understanding of the commitment to the concepts of leadership and lay ministry.
SAMUEL AND GLADYS MALLICOAT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Initiated with funding from the estate of Sam and Gladys Mallicoat, this scholarship recognizes the value of an education at a Christian college.  The Mallicoats were devoted Nazarenes whose three children all graduated from Pasadena College (PLNU) and taught in public schools.  The scholarship is open to all students with a GPA of 3.000 or higher.
AL AND LAVERNE McCOY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the McCoy Family, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students with a cumulative GPA of 2.500 or higher.
TOM AND BECKY MICHAELSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Tom and Becky Michaelson, this scholarship provides aid to students whose parents are in full-time ministry for the Church of the Nazarene.  Recipients shall be a sophomore, junior, or senior with a GPA of 2.500 or higher.
PITTAM MISSIONARY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by Elsie I. Pittam in memory of her husband, Bob.  Recipient(s) shall be preparing for missionary service in the Church of the Nazarene and shall have demonstrated financial need.
MARLIN L. AND LORRAINE J. POARCH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Provides scholarships to students preparing for full-time Christian ministry.
ORVILLE AND HELEN PURDY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by Orville and Helen Purdy, this scholarship is open to students with demonstrated financial need, regardless of major.
PURKISER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Established through the family trust of Dr. W.T. Purkiser.  Recipient(s) must demonstrate financial need.
REDDING INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Established from the Redding Family Trust.  Recipient must be a born again Christian with an expressed desire to impact the world for Christ and must demonstrate financial need.
WILLIAM C. AND THELMA RHONE UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
Established from the estate of William and Thelma Rhone.  Scholarship recipient must demonstrate financial need and maintain a GPA of 3.000 or higher.
KATHRYN LYNN ROBB SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Flora Boettcher in honor of her granddaughter, Kathryn Lynn Robb, a PLNU graduate.  This scholarship is the family's way of expressing gratitude to the University for the excellent education Kathy received and the compassion and love shown to her. Recipients shall have physical disabilities and may use the funds for tuition, housing, or books.
CHESTER AND INEZ ROBINSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established in the names of Chester D. and Inez (Cooper) Robinson to help young people acquire a Christian education.  Recipients shall have maintained a GPA of 3.500 or higher.
SACRAMENTO DISTRICT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established through a gift from the Sacramento District Federal Credit Union.   Recipients shall have maintained a 3.000 GPA or higher, shall have a clear profession of faith, and shall be Nazarene students from the Sacramento district.
MARILLA A. AND EARL C. SALISBURY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established in honor of Marilla A. and Earl C. Salisbury, devoted supporters of Point Loma Nazarene University.  Non-restrictive as to majors, with preference given to students preparing for a career in teacher education and for participants in  track and field programs.
LAWRENCE AND MILDRED SCHAUER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Helen and Stanley Sherry in memory of her parents, Lawrence and Mildred Schauer.  Recipients must demonstrate financial need.
JOHN AND MILDRED SCHMIDT MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established from the estate of John and Mildred Schmidt, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students committed to their faith who are pursuing careers as educators, regardless of major.  Recipients shall have a current GPA of 3.000 or higher and shall have demonstrated financial need.
RONALD SCHMIDT MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established in honor of Ronald Schmidt.  Applicants shall respond to a paper written by Dr. Ronald Schmidt.  Applicants may be enrolled in any major and shall have a minimum GPA of 2.750.  Preference shall be given to applicants who are Colorado residents and/or whose parents or grandparents were engaged in education or ministry.
VIRGIL AND RETHA SHOEMAKER MULTI-CULTURAL STUDENT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Virgil and Retha Shoemaker established this fund to provide financial assistance to under-represented students on campus.  Recipient shall be a multi-cultural student with a GPA of 2.750 or higher.
ED AND BEE STUEVE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by the family of Ed and Bee Stueve in their memory.  Recipient shall have a current grade point average of 2.75 or above, demonstrate significant financial need, be actively involved in his/her church body, and demonstrate service to others.
LILLIE MAE SULLIVAN SCHOLARSHIP
Established from the estate of Vernon F. and Jean L. Sullivan, this scholarship provides financial aid to PLNU students who are members of the Church of the Nazarene and who have demonstrated financial need.
ROBERT & EVELYN SUTTON CHILDREN OF NAZARENE CLERGY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established from the estate of Robert and Evelyn Sutton, this scholarship provides financial aid to PLNU students who are enrolled as Undegraduates or Graduates and are children of Nazarene clergy serving in full-time ministry. Scholarship recipients shall maintain satisfactory scholastic standing.
 
REV. VERNON E. AND RUTH L. THOMAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established in loving memory of Rev. Vernon E. and Ruth L. Thomas, by their children.  This scholarship is open to any PLNU student in good academic standing.
REESE AND ELLEN VERNER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established from the estate of Reese and Ellen Verner, this scholarship provides aid to juniors or seniors with a 3.000 GPA or higher in their major field of study.
LEONA WEBBER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Leona Webber, this scholarship is awarded to students with demonstrated financial need and who are active members of the Church of the Nazarene.
HARRY AND KATHERINE WIESE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Endowed by family and friends, this scholarship provides assistance to students of Chinese and Filipino descent attending Point Loma Nazarene University.  Priority is given to students coming from Mainland China, Taiwan, or the Philippines.
 
H. ORTON WILEY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established from the trust of Alice Poston, daughter of H. Orton Wiley, this scholarship provides financial assistance to PLNU students, regardless of major.  Financial need must be present.
 
HERMAN AND LAURA WOLF ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by the family of Herman and Laura Wolf and the estate of Laura Wolf, this scholarship provides financial assistance to committed Christian students.  Preference given to students preparing for a life of Christian service.
  
REVEREND SPEROS DEMETRIOS AND ELIZABETH HORD ATHANS MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established to honor Reverend Speros Demetrios and Elizabeth Hord Athans.  Recipient shall be intending to pursue a career in missions, ministry or music/music ministry.  Recipient may be pursuing a degree in any PLNU academic program as long as the above criteria is met (scholarship awards are not limited  to religion or music-related majors).  Student must be in good academic standing and shall have financial need, as determined by Student Financial Services.  Student shall be selected by Student Financial Services.
 

Theology & Christian Ministry

 
STEVE ABLA ENDOWMENT FUND
Established by the Abla family in memory of their son, Steve. Available for senior ministerial students.
 
LUIS AND LUPE AGUIRRE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Provides assistance to those of Hispanic descent who are pursuing pastoral ministry in the Church of the Nazarene.
 
ISMAEL AND ESTHER AMAYA ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established to assist students who plan to serve in Latin America after graduation. A letter of recommendation is required from a local pastor and district superintendent. 
 
MARIE AMIS MISSIONARY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Was established by the Estate of Marie N. Amis to assist students preparing to become missionaries.
 
LEE AND LEONA ARCE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Leona Arce with funds from the Lee Arce Trust. Students must be studying for the ministry and selected through the School of Theology and Christian Ministry.
 
LOS ANGELES DISTRICT PAUL BENEFIEL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
It is in the spirit of Pastor Paul Benefiel's life-theme prayer, "May all who come behind us find us faithful," that family, friends, and church members created this scholarship in tribute to Paul's life of faith.  Candidates should be continuing students from a Los Angeles District Church of the Nazarene, maintaining at least a B-minus GPA.
 
JIM L. BOND ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to students who have declared Christian ministry as a major. Dr. Bond served as president of the University from 1983 to 1997.
 
HILDA BUTTRESS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
More than 90 years of wonderful memories associated with Pasadena College and Point Loma Nazarene University inspired Hilda Buttress to establish this scholarship for students preparing for Christian ministry.  Recipients shall demonstrate an interest in Christian missions by serving in PLNU-sponsored student missions programs.
 
FRANK CARVER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was launched by the School of Theology and Christian Ministry to honor Dr. Frank G. Carver for his substantive contribution to PLNU and to provide financial assistance for junior or senior ministerial students.
 
CLASS OF '51/DR. W.T. PURKISER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by the Class of 1951 to recognize the significant contribution that Dr. W.T. Purkiser made to the lives of students as a professor, administrator and president of Pasadena College/Point Loma College/Point Loma Nazarene University.  Recipients shall be a junior or senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above, be preparing for a career in full-time Christian ministry, and shall be positively involved in PLNU's campus life; adhering to the PLNU code of personal conduct by demonstrating consistent Christian character. Awarding Department: School of Theology & Christian Ministry.
 
ROY L. AND GEORGIA M. CONDREN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established in memory of Roy and Georgia Condren through their estate by their children. The scholarship is awarded to ministerial students.
 
BYRON L. CRUME ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Joyce Crume in honor of her husband, Byron L. Crume. Student must be studying for the ministry or business.  Applications accepted through Student Financial Services.
 
MARY ALICE DAJKO MEMORIAL RELIGION SCHOLARSHIP
Mary Dajko was a neighbor of PLNU who left her entire estate to the university. This scholarship is for students pursuing a course of study in Christian Ministry and planning to go into full-time Christian service.
 
CECIL RAYMOND AND GRACE NEWMAN DE LANCY RELIGION SCHOLARSHIP
Endowed by Warren E. De Lancy in memory of his parents and provides scholarship assistance to Religion majors preparing for the preaching ministry.
 
TIM ELLIOTT YOUTH MINISTRY SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Tim's parents, Darrel and Nora Elliott to honor his life of service.  Tim's first love was ministry to youth.  Students must be majors in the School of Theology and Christian Ministry with an emphasis in Youth Ministries from either the Northern California or Central California districts.
 
JOHN AND LINNEA ENTNER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established through the estate of John and Linnea Entner, this scholarship provides scholarships for students preparing for Christian ministry.  Recipients shall demonstrate an interest in Christian missions by serving in PLNU-sponsored student missions programs.
 
DOCTORS KENNETH AND VERNA FREY MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Dr. Verna Frey in memory of her dear husband, Kenneth, both fervent believers in challenging their sociology students to impact the world through an apparent and gentle love for Christ. The two served PLNU (Pasadena College was Verna's Alma Matre) through their loving teaching - this initiating a desire to start a scholarship for future PLNU generations so they can continue their mission to impact secular society with the healing love of Jesus Christ. This scholarship is to be awarded with first preference to Sociology/Social Work majors, secondly to Religion majors, and finally to any needy student.
 
 JAMES GABRIEL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by family and friends in memory of James A. Gabriel who lived and loved life to the fullest.  Provides scholarships in the field of Christian Ministry and Religion.  
 
LEONARD AND UNA MAE GOODWIN SCHOLARSHIP
Established through the estate of Leonard and Una Mae Goodwin. Student must be preparing for the ministry.
 
THE GREAT COMMISSION MINISTERIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded annually to enrolled undergraduate students who have declared a major in Religion and are preparing for ministry.
 
EWELL & DONNA GUNTER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established in honor of Ewell and Odie Gunter.  This scholarship is for junior and senior students with a GPA of 3.000 or higher who are preparing for full-time ministry.  Priority is given to students called to the foreign mission field.
 
CARL E. HANSON SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE IN NEW TESTAMENT GREEK
Established from the estate of Katherine Scharf Thompson in accordance with her late husband's wishes.  Students must be seniors deemed to have achieved the best mastery of New Testament Greek.
 
BERNIECE HUGHES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established through the estate of Berniece Hughes. Available to students preparing for Christian ministry with a GPA of 3.000 and who have completed 30 units at PLNU.
 
PHILLIP HUGHES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Berneice Hughes in memory of her husband. It was her dream to help students who are financially incapable of continuing their education without assistance. Recipients must be full-time Religion majors with a financial need and a call to preach.
 
PHILLIP AND BERNIECE HUGHES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established through the estate of Berneice Hughes, this scholarship is for students preparing for a career in full-time Christian ministry who are Theology/Christian Ministry, Sociology or Speech Communications majors.
 
ELVA PEDERSEN JORGENSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Academic achievement and financial need will be taken into consideration. Students preparing for Christian ministry are to be considered first.
 
KILGORE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established through the estate of John Paul Kilgore, this scholarship provides funds for students preparing for full-time ministry within the Church of the Nazarene, with a cumalative G.P.A. of 2.500 or higher and have demonstrated financial need.
 
RUTH E. KLINE MISSIONARY SCHOLARSHIP
Established as a gift from the estate of Ruth E. Kline.  This scholarship provides funds for children of missionaries.  
 
McCLESKEY FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Mindful of God's extravagant provision in their lives, PLNU alumni Fred and Juliana McCleskey embraced the opportunity to aid Nazarene women pursuing full-time ministry as a career.  This scholarship provides funds to cover the costs of attending extra-curricular conferences focused on women in ministry for female students pursuing such ministries.
 
CECIL W. MILLER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Rick Miller and Joel Miller; initiated by a memorial gift from John R. Jackson. Recipients shall exhibit service to the Lord, the Nazarene Church and to others.
 
DR. AND MRS. KIMBER MOULTON MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Dr. Kimber Moulton. Recipient should be a student preparing for full-time ministry in the Church of the Nazarene and serving in the inner city/urban context, exhibit the gifts and lifestyle associated with Christian ministry, and demonstrate financial need.
 
LEON C. AND EMMA D. OSBORN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to students preparing for Christian ministry or missionary service.
 
PARTEE FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to students who are called to a preaching ministry or to missionary service.
 
PAYTON FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established for the children of Nazarene pastors who are preparing for full-time ministerial service, especially those planning to attend Nazarene Theological Seminary and to pastor in the Church of the Nazarene.
 
BERTHA RAINES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Out of a passion for ministry, Robert Raines established this scholarship in memory of Bertha, his wife of 58 years.  Bertha's estate provided funds to help young people with financial need who wish to serve God in the area of pastoral ministry. 
 
CLYDE AND LOUISE RHONE SCHOLARSHIP FOR MINISTRY
Established by Paul and Judy (Rhone) Berry in memory of Judy’s mother and father. Recipient shall be a junior or senior studying for the ministry in the Church of the Nazarene. Must have a 3.000 GPA.
 
MARTHA REBECCA RODEHEAVER ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established by gifts from the family of Martha Rebecca Rodeheaver, provides scholarships for students with a declared major in Theology/Christian ministry, Art, or Sociology.
 
GORDON AND SHIRLEY SCHULZ ENDOWED RELIGION SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Gordon and Shirley Schulz to do more for His cause in our nation and for the future of the Church of the Nazarene by supporting serious-minded and spiritually-sensitive PLNU students.  Recipients shall be sophomores, juniors, or seniors preparing for full-time pastoral ministry in the Church of the Nazarene. 
 
ROBERT & EVELYN SUTTON MASTER OF MINISTRY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established from the estate of Robert and Evelyn Sutton, this scholarship provides financial aid to PLNU students who are enrolled in the Master of Ministry program. Recipients shall be pastors and/or ministry leaders fully employed in active ministry assignments and shall maintain satisfactory scholastic standing.
 
ROBERT & EVELYN SUTTON THEOLOGY & CHRISTIAN MINISTRY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established from the estate of Robert and Evelyn Sutton, this scholarship provides financial aid to full-time Undergraduate students with a declared major in the School of Theology & Christian Ministry who are preparing for vocational ministry. Recipients shall maintain satisfactory scholastic standing.
 
DEWEY AND ELIZABETH SYKES MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
It was the Sykes' desire that Christ be glorified through the availability of this scholarship for Point Loma students pursuing Christian ministry.  Established with a gift from the proceeds of thier trust, this scholarship continues to demonstrate the lessons of faithfulness, tithing, and mutual support of Christ's body that marked the lives of Dewey and Elizabeth Sykes.
 
ROBERT TAYLOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides scholarships for junior or senior ministerial students. Consideration is given to academic achievement and financial need.
 
DEAL & LOIS VAN DE GRIFT FAMILY MINISTRY SCHOLARSHIP
Established from the estate of Deal and Lois VanDeGrift, this scholarship provides financial aid to students majoring within the School of Theology and Christian Ministry and who are intending to go into ministry in the Church of the Nazarene. Recipients shall have a minimum cumulative grade-point-average of 3.00 or higher and have financial need, per Student Financial Services (SFS). Preference shall be given to Graduate Students, however Undergraduates may be considered.
 
REUBEN WELCH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established to honor Reuben and Mary Jo Welch for their commitment to the university. It is awarded to a student who is a junior or senior preparing for full-time ministry in the Church of the Nazarene and who is a child of a Nazarene minister.
 
REVEREND ALBERT AND LONNIE WIDEMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by Loren and Barbara Ogden in memory of Reverend Albert and Lonnie Wideman. Provides financial assistance to students whose declared major is in the School of Theology & Christian Ministry, are preparing to go into a career in Christian Ministry, are a member of a Wesleyan-based theology church, and have financial need, per Student Financial Services (SFS).
 
DON AND DOTTIE WINDOFFER MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by a memorial gift from Don Duane and Dorothy (Dottie) Virginia Windoffer. This scholarship provides assistance to students who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, are preparing to go into a career in Christian ministry and have financial need, as determined by Student Financial Services (SFS). Scholarship candidates shall be recommended by the School of Theology & Christian Ministry.
 
KEITH & ROBERTA WISEMAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Keith Wiseman in appreciation for the contribution PLNU made in his life as a student and for the joy both he and his late wife, Roberta, had serving as resident assistants for seven years.  After pastoring in the Church of the Nazarene for 54 years, Keith desires to assist spiritually-sensitive students preparing for Christian ministry.  Recipients shall be studying to enter full-time Christian ministry and be planning to continue their studies at Nazarene Theological Seminary.
 
RUDOLPH E. AND M. GRACE WULFSBERG SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides scholarships for junior or senior students entering the ministry.
 
MARVIN AND LILLIE YOUNG ENDOWMENT FUND
Assists students preparing for ministry.
 
REVEREND SPEROS DEMETRIOS AND ELIZABETH HORD ATHANS MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established to honor Reverend Speros Demetrios and Elizabeth Hord Athans.  Recipient shall be intending to pursue a career in missions, ministry or music/music ministry.  Recipient may be pursuing a degree in any PLNU academic program as long as the above criteria is met (scholarship awards are not limited  to religion or music-related majors).  Student must be in good academic standing and shall have financial need, as determined by Student Financial Services.  Student shall be selected by Student Financial Services.

University Advancement

 
ALTA LOVE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established in memory of Alta Love. Application must be made to the University Advancement Office.
 

Wesleyan Center

 
SAMUEL AND SUSANNA WESLEY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established in honor of Max V. and Thelma Religo, long-time members of the Church of the Nazarene and strong supporters of Nazarene higher education. It is designed for students who successfully complete an honors thesis that links a Christian perspective, in particular a Wesleyan understanding, and a topic in an academic discipline. Recipient shall be a senior in any major with a cumulative GPA of 3.500 or higher. Scholarship money will be awarded upon successful completion of a senior Honors Project.
 

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