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PLNU Scholarships

Class of 1949 Endowed Scholarship for Study Abroad

Over a decade ago, the Pasadena/Point Loma Class of 1949 very generously set up an endowment to be used specifically to assist students studying abroad. 
Scholarships of up to $1000 are now available to students!

Who: Students studying in springfall or summer (preference given to full semester programs).

Application deadline:  November 15th prior to spring term abroad and April 15th prior to fall or summer term abroad

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PLNU Study Abroad Intensive Language Scholarship


  • Applicant must be participating as an approved student on an approved study abroad program as deemed by the PLNU Study Abroad Office.
  • Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Summer Students: Applicant must be taking a minimum of eight units of language over a minimum of eight weeks abroad.
  • Semester Students: Applicant must be taking a minimum of six units of language over the course of a semester abroad. Preference will be given to students taking more intensive language courses (i.e. eight or more units of language over the course of the semester).
  • The language taken must be one of the official languages of the country in which you are studying.

Summer/Fall programs: $1000
Spring programs: $1000

Application Deadline:
Summer/Fall:  April 15th (prior to fall or summer term abroad)
Spring:  November 15th (prior to spring term abroad)


Visit the Application Brochure or 

PLNU Mobile Journalist Scholarship

Be a part of storytelling through the use of social media using a portable electronic device such as your mobile phone. Capture your study abroad experience through pictures and posts to be distributed back to the PLNU community. We’d like the scholarship recipient to collect, edit and post short videos, articles, and pictures each week of their time abroad.

Who is eligible: The applicant must be a study abroad student approved to study abroad by the PLNU Office of Global Studies on a Fall or Spring program.
The applicant must be at least a sophomore by the time of the international study and have financial need.
The applicant must be a full-time student and must be academically eligible for a PLNU scholarship.
A completed study abroad application. 
Want to apply? Please visit the Office of Global studies for an application
Application Deadline: November 15th prior to Spring term and April 15th prior to Summer and Fall terms.

AIFS-PLNU Scholarship
Point Loma Nazarene University, in partnership with AIFS Study Abroad is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity for PLNU students studying on AIFS programs. More information and scholarship application will be available soon.

CEA Study Abroad-PLNU Scholarship
Because of a recent agreement between CEA Study Abroad and PLNU, a scholarship fund has been established to provide assistance to qualifying PLNU students studying on CEA semester & summer programs.  More information and scholarship application will be available soon.

SAI Programs-PLNU Scholarship
PLNU and SAI Programs are partnering to offer PLNU students a scholarship opportunity for students who study on one of the many PLNU/SAI semester program offerings. More information and scholarship application will be available soon.