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PLNU Scholarships

PLNU In-House Scholarships


1. 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!

Eligibility
  • Student must be approved to study abroad by the PLNU Office of Global Studies for a fall, summer or spring program (preference given to full semester students)
  • Student must be enrolled full-time at PLNU
  • Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Student must have filed a FAFSA
  • Student must have demonstrated financial need
Requirements:
  • A completed Class of 1949 Endowed Scholarship application (found in search under "scholarships")
  • A letter of recommendation from a professor in the applicant's area of interest or major
  • A letter of recommendation from a pastor, spiritual leader or Residential Director
  • A copy of student's unofficial transcript
Award:
  • Up to $1,000
Application deadline: 
  • November 15th prior to spring term abroad 
  • April 15th prior to fall or summer term abroad
 

2. Office of Global Studies Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • 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 been accepted into their study abroad program
  • Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Applicant must have filed a FAFSA and have demonstrated financial need

Requirements:

  • Applicant must complete the Office of Global Studies Scholarship application and submit supporting documents by the deadline
  • Late applications will not be accepted
 
Award:
  • up to $1,000

 

Application Deadline:
  • April 15th for fall and summer applicants
  • November 15th for Spring Semester Applicants  

 

3. 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.
 
Eligibility
  • The applicant must be a study abroad student approved to study abroad by the PLNU Office of Global Studies on a fall, spring or summer 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 (min 2.75 GPA).
  • A completed study abroad application. 
Requirements:
  • A completed Mobile Journalist Scholarship application submitted to OGS by application deadline
  • Late applications will not be considered
Award: 
  • $200/summer
  • $300/semester 
 
Application Deadline:
  • November 15th prior to Spring term
  • April 15th prior to Summer and Fall terms.

PLNU Affiliate Scholarships

AIFS-PLNU Scholarship
Point Loma Nazarene University, in partnership with AIFS Study Abroad is pleased to offer a scholarship opportunity for PLNU students studying on AIFS programs. Must have completed PLNU and AIFS study abroad applications. More information can be found in your PLNU application portal. 

CEA-PLNU Scholarship
Point Loma Nazarene University, in partnership with CEA is pleased to offer a scholarship opportunity for PLNU students studying on CEA programs. Must have completed PLNU & CEA study abroad applications. More information and scholarship application can can be found in your PLNU application portal. 

SAI-PLNU Scholarship
Point Loma Nazarene University, in partnership with SAI is pleased to offer a scholarship opportunity for PLNU students studying on SAI programs. Must have completed PLNU & SAI study abroad applications. More information and scholarship application can be accessed in your PLNU application portal. 

API-PLNU Scholarship
Point Loma Nazarene University, in partnership with API is pleased to offer a scholarship opportunity for PLNU students studying on API programs. Must have completed PLNU & API study abroad applications. More information and scholarship application can be accessed in your PLNU application portal.