External Opportunities

External Opportunities are scholarships offered outside Biola University. To search by your major, area of interest, or student category, click on the “SHOW FILTERS” button to select your desired category (scope).

To apply for an external scholarship, or to see if you meet the criteria, click on the opportunity’s “VISIT” button to be directed to the organization website.

This list is updated on a regular basis and more opportunities may be added. Scholarship Opportunities are also regularly posted on our Facebook and Twitter.

Disclaimer: The promotion of websites or organizations as potential sources of financial support is in no way an endorsement of the views and positions of the sponsoring organizations. The views and opinions of sponsoring organizations do not necessarily represent those of Biola University. All scholarships are vetted by the Financial Aid Office to ensure they or their sponsoring organization do not conflict with Biola’s mission and purpose. Efforts have been made to verify the accuracy and legitimacy of the information posted on this site. However, students should contact potential donors, visit websites linked here, and apply to these scholarships at their own risk and discretion.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1000 Innovation Scholarship
“The essay’s central topic must be the Innovation Scholarship 2018 theme: SOCIAL MEDIA THROUGH THE YEARS. Applicant’s first social media account...
“The essay’s central topic must be the Innovation Scholarship 2018...
  • Deadline: 02/20/2018
  • Award: $1000
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$500 GyanKing Scholarship
“The cost for attending the higher education can easily rise into hundreds and thousands of dollars; we understand how challenging the financial...
“The cost for attending the higher education can easily rise into...
  • Deadline: 02/26/2018
  • Award: $500
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Varies National Charity League, Whittier Chapter
“The selection of the recipients of the scholarship award will be determined by the National Charity League, Inc., Whitter Chapter scholarship...
“The selection of the recipients of the scholarship award will be...
  • Deadline: 02/27/2018
  • Award: Varies
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$2500 #MyCredibleFuture Scholarship
At Credible, our mission is to give people the power and confidence to improve their financial future. We are very excited to fulfill this mission...
At Credible, our mission is to give people the power and confidence to...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $2500
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$1000 Brauns Law Scholarship
“To participate in the contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question: Brauns Law is committed to helping...
“To participate in the contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1000
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$1,250 Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship
“In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, we have created the Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship for Undergraduate or...
“In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, we have created...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,250
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$1000 eLearners.com Online Student Scholarship
“Are you enrolled in an online degree program? Then you might qualify for a free scholarship for college! We know every scholar can use a boost...
“Are you enrolled in an online degree program? Then you might qualify...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1000
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Varies Emma C. Johnson Scholarship
The Emma C. Johnson Scholarship is awarded annually to female students by the Office of the Dean of Students at Biola. Biola students who meet the...
The Emma C. Johnson Scholarship is awarded annually to female students...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: Varies
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$1250 HouseholdQuotes Scholarship 2018
“Householdquotes is inspiring students to lead the way in eco-friendly home building and improvements by offering a scholarship yearly.” Students...
“Householdquotes is inspiring students to lead the way in eco-friendly...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1250
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Up to $750 Path Of Totality Solar Eclipse Scholarship Award
“The Path of Totality has planned the ‘Path of Totality Solar Eclipse Scholarship Award’ for students of US Colleges. Applying for this scholarship...
“The Path of Totality has planned the ‘Path of Totality Solar Eclipse...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: Up to $750
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$2500 Polito & Associates, LLC $2,500 Scholarship Contest
“Here at Polito & Associates, LLC, we understand that our future leaders can achieve success with a proper education. However, we realize that...
“Here at Polito & Associates, LLC, we understand that our future...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $2500
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Up to $4000 Youth Foundation Scholarship
“High school seniors, who are United States citizens, seeking higher education at accredited four-year United States colleges or universities....
“High school seniors, who are United States citizens, seeking higher...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: Up to $4000
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Up to $5,000 ACS Scholars Program
ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields....
ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Up to $5,000
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$500 Cheap Limousine Service Annual Scholarship
“Travelling is a passion that most people love to explore when they are young. Better is if you can share your experiences with others and also...
“Travelling is a passion that most people love to explore when they are...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $500
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$1000 Continued Learning Scholarship
“Write an essay on continued learning after retirement.” Please visit the scholarship site for more information and submission details.
“Write an essay on continued learning after retirement.” Please visit...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $1000
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$10,000 Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest
Entrants must submit a unique photo, piece of artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. The entrant with the best design will...
Entrants must submit a unique photo, piece of artwork, or computer...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $10,000
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$1000 EDUCATIONAL GADGET SCHOLARSHIP
“This year’s chosen essay topic is ‘Better Living through Technology.’ We want to know what you think is the best invention/technology that made...
“This year’s chosen essay topic is ‘Better Living through Technology.’...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $1000
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$1,000 Fix Your Walk Scholarship
“The $1000 scholarship that we offer every other year always goes to a student who is passionate about helping others that like walking or running....
“The $1000 scholarship that we offer every other year always goes to a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies - Up to full cost of tuition. Ford Family Foundation Scholarships
The Ford Family Foundation Offers 4 Scholarship Programs: The Ford Scholars Program is open to 1) graduating high school seniors, and 2) community...
The Ford Family Foundation Offers 4 Scholarship Programs: The Ford...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies - Up to full cost of tuition.
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$1000 FoxyTrades Scholarship Program
“We are very proud to announce the opening of an annual scholarship program by Foxy Trades LLC. The program is intended for the university and high...
“We are very proud to announce the opening of an annual scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $1000
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Varies Frame My Future Scholarship Contest
To enter the scholarship, submit an original creation that communicates what you want to do in your personal and professional life after college....
To enter the scholarship, submit an original creation that communicates...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
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$2200 Home Buyer Houston Scholarship
“An essay of minimum 600 words regarding: Why you should receive this scholarship, what extra work or volunteering activities have you contributed...
“An essay of minimum 600 words regarding: Why you should receive this...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $2200
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$500 Pacific Attorney Group Scholarship
“Pacific Attorney Group is offering a scholarship for pre-law and first-year law students. This $500 scholarship will be offered to the winning...
“Pacific Attorney Group is offering a scholarship for pre-law and...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $500
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Varies Peace Scholarships
Awards of $250 or $500 for high school seniors and college freshmen with demonstrated leadership and personal initiative in activities involving:...
Awards of $250 or $500 for high school seniors and college freshmen with...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
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Up to $2000 Qualify Me! Scholarship
“Qualify Me! takes into consideration any competencies the individual will have developed as a result of engaging in learning experiences. We take...
“Qualify Me! takes into consideration any competencies the individual...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Up to $2000
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Varies TELACU College Success Program & Scholarship
“Applicants entering college as a first-year student in Fall 2017 are eligible to apply for an award that can be renewed for up to four years....
“Applicants entering college as a first-year student in Fall 2017 are...
  • Deadline: 03/02/2018
  • Award: Varies
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Varies 10,000 Degrees Marin and Sonoma Undergraduate Scholarship
“10,000 Degrees provides scholarships to individuals with significant financial need who exhibit a strong desire to go to a 2 year or 4 year...
“10,000 Degrees provides scholarships to individuals with significant...
  • Deadline: 03/03/2018
  • Award: Varies
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$1000 Texan Home Buyer Scholarship Program For Year 2018-2019
“An application includes an essay of minimum 700 words explaining: Why you should receive this scholarship, what outside school activities of work...
“An application includes an essay of minimum 700 words explaining: Why...
  • Deadline: 03/04/2018
  • Award: $1000
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$500 Pro Best Reviews Scholarship
“Pro Best Reviews, an online product review publication, is offering a $500 scholarship to a student who is currently enrolled in a U.S. college or...
“Pro Best Reviews, an online product review publication, is offering a...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $500
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$1000 SGA Scholarship
“The SGA Scholarship is a fund that is renewed each semester by the authority of the SGA Senate. Awarded conjointly by the SGA Scholarship...
“The SGA Scholarship is a fund that is renewed each semester by the...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $1000
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Up to $2500 Jan Egerton & Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship
“The scholarship is available to students in colleges and universities throughout the United States. Our goal is to help the educational efforts of...
“The scholarship is available to students in colleges and universities...
  • Deadline: 03/07/2018
  • Award: Up to $2500
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Varies Richard M. Nixon Scholarship
Each year the Whittier Republican Women Federated (WRWF) awards scholarships to worthy Republican students attending Biola University. The...
Each year the Whittier Republican Women Federated (WRWF) awards...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 A-1 Auto Transport Scholarship
“One award worth $1,000 will be awarded under this A-1 Auto Transport Scholarship. The scholarship will be sent directly to the...
“One award worth $1,000 will be awarded under this A-1 Auto Transport...
  • Deadline: 03/10/2018
  • Award: $1,000
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$2500 Quotes Car Insurance Scholarship Program
“We are happy to announce the “$2500 Scholarship Giveaway by quotescarinsurance.net launched by our website. The topic to write on is ‘How To...
“We are happy to announce the “$2500 Scholarship Giveaway by...
  • Deadline: 03/10/2018
  • Award: $2500
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Up to $1000 Nature-Saving Scholarship for Students
“Thousands of watersheds, parks, trails, and forests are suffering from environmental issues. But guess what? Today you have a unique chance to...
“Thousands of watersheds, parks, trails, and forests are suffering from...
  • Deadline: 03/11/2018
  • Award: Up to $1000
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Up to $16,000 East Bay College Fund
“East Bay College Fund grants scholarships up to $16,000 to be awarded over 4 years (or over a longer college tenure, if needed). Applicants must...
“East Bay College Fund grants scholarships up to $16,000 to be awarded...
  • Deadline: 03/14/2018
  • Award: Up to $16,000
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$1000 $1000 Adventure Story Scholarship Campaign
Applicants must submit an essay detailing an adventure they took in the United States or Europe. Please visit the scholarship site for more...
Applicants must submit an essay detailing an adventure they took in the...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1000
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$500 12MonthsLoansBadCredit Scholarship
“You should submit an original video or infographic accompanied by an essay in English of no less than 750 words. Your application should reflect...
“You should submit an original video or infographic accompanied by an...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $500
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Varies Arizona National Livestock Show Scholarship
The Arizona National Livestock Show is investing in the future of agriculture and awarding over $60,000 annually in scholarships to students who...
The Arizona National Livestock Show is investing in the future of...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: Varies
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$2000 BeamaLife Financial Planning Scholarship
“BeamaLife Corporation is a national financial planning firm for individuals and corporations, which is headquartered in Freehold, New Jersey. We...
“BeamaLife Corporation is a national financial planning firm for...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $2000
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$1500 Creative Mind Scholarship
“Best Colored Pencils is driven to provide the largest and most informative colored pencil reviews because of our love for colored pencils, and of...
“Best Colored Pencils is driven to provide the largest and most...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1500
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$500 InstantLoans24 Scholarship
“InstantLoans24 Scholarship $500 Scholarship will be awarded four times a year to students, to be used to cover their education-related costs. The...
“InstantLoans24 Scholarship $500 Scholarship will be awarded four times...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $500
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$1,000.00 Remote DBA Experts to Students Scholarship
“To apply for the 2017 “Experts to Students” scholarship, submit the following: Write an essay on the topic “My vision for the world 20 years from...
“To apply for the 2017 “Experts to Students” scholarship, submit the...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$1,000 Rybak Scholarship
“The lawyers at The Rybak Firm, PLLC understand the value of a higher education. The ever rising costs of tuition and other expenses associated...
“The lawyers at The Rybak Firm, PLLC understand the value of a higher...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 The Annual Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship
“Attorney Stewart J. Guss appreciates the value of education as well and the ever increasing costs of obtaining one. This yearly scholarship of...
“Attorney Stewart J. Guss appreciates the value of education as well and...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 The Rybak Firm, PLLC $1,000 Scholarship
“The Rybak Firm, PLLC college scholarship is open to individuals who are planning to attend or currently enrolled in an accredited United States...
“The Rybak Firm, PLLC college scholarship is open to individuals who are...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000
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$1000 Twenty Motion – Internet Marketing Scholarship
“Twenty Motion is delighted to offer our annual $1,000 scholarship to college & university students with passion for technology. To participate...
“Twenty Motion is delighted to offer our annual $1,000 scholarship to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1000
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$2000 Escaventure Academic Merit Scholarship
“At Escaventure, we appreciate the role that education plays in molding critical thinkers and advocates of a sustainable environment. For this...
“At Escaventure, we appreciate the role that education plays in molding...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $2000
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$1500 Gaming 2020 Scholarship
“With a fast-growing gaming industry in the past 15 years, our company is involved in this field providing latest gaming deals and news. Since we...
“With a fast-growing gaming industry in the past 15 years, our company...
  • Deadline: 03/20/2018
  • Award: $1500
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$750 The Get Games Go Young Marketer’s Scholarship
“The goal of The Get Games Go Young Marketer’s Scholarship is to reward young marketing talent. We believe education is important, which is why...
“The goal of The Get Games Go Young Marketer’s Scholarship is to reward...
  • Deadline: 03/20/2018
  • Award: $750
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