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
$1,100 Holga Direct Scholarship
“Our Holga Direct Scholarship is a new promotion that we are very proud to announce. It is a $1,100 annual scholarship that is designed to help...
“Our Holga Direct Scholarship is a new promotion that we are very proud...
  • Deadline: 08/15/2020
  • Award: $1,100
Visit08/15/2020
$1,000 The May Firm Bi-Annual Scholarship Fund
“What is one traumatic experience you experienced in your life, and how did you overcome it? Attached to your essay (300+ words), please include a...
“What is one traumatic experience you experienced in your life, and how...
  • Deadline: 09/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Visit09/15/2020
1st Place: $2,900 2nd Place: $1,500 Cleanup Expert Scholarship Program
“Here at Cleanup Expert, we know how hard it is to find money for college, whether you’re still in high school or going back to college as an...
“Here at Cleanup Expert, we know how hard it is to find money for...
  • Deadline: 10/30/2020
  • Award: 1st Place: $2,900 2nd Place: $1,500
Visit10/30/2020
$1,500 Sarasota Dentistry's Dental Scholarship
“Write a 1,000 to 1,500-word essay on the following topic: What is the future of dental implant technology? available to all undergrad and...
“Write a 1,000 to 1,500-word essay on the following topic: What is the...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Visit12/15/2020
$1,500 SunTec Auto Glass Yearly Scholarship Award
“The purpose of this scholarship is two-fold. First, it will help an ambitious student with academic potential to pursue their studies. Secondly,...
“The purpose of this scholarship is two-fold. First, it will help an...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Visit12/15/2020
$1,500 Annual $1500 R3 Stem Cell Scholarship
“Since 2019, R3 Stem Cell has been proud to offer a yearly scholarship award to one college-bound or currently-enrolled college student. In an...
“Since 2019, R3 Stem Cell has been proud to offer a yearly scholarship...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Visit12/31/2020
$1,000 Beeboom Scholarship Program
""Write an essay on the topic ‘How 3d printing can change the world’. The words should be above 1200. The submission date is December 31, 2020....
""Write an essay on the topic ‘How 3d printing can change the world’....
  • Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Visit12/31/2020
$1,500 NextGen American Scholarship 2020
“NextGen American Scholarship 2020 – This is a scholarship of $1500, specially designed for all US nationals students to support their education....
“NextGen American Scholarship 2020 – This is a scholarship of $1500,...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Visit12/31/2020
$1,500 Viking Steel Structures International Students Scholarship 2020
“This is a scholarship of $1500, specially designed only for foreign students for their higher education financial support. For more visit...
“This is a scholarship of $1500, specially designed only for foreign...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Visit12/31/2020
$2,000 Viking Steel Structures Write-up Scholarship 2020
“This is a scholarship worth of $1500 & $500. Any student can participate to get this scholarship by submitting a write-up. For this, students have...
“This is a scholarship worth of $1500 & $500. Any student can...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Visit12/31/2020
Varies Office of Innovation Scholarship
The purpose of the Office of Innovation Scholarship is to recruit and retain Christ-honoring innovators and entrepreneurs, globally, for all majors...
The purpose of the Office of Innovation Scholarship is to recruit and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Visit02/15/2021
$5,000 The Earnest Scholarship
“At Earnest, we believe the fundamental role of lenders is to help people realize their hopes and dreams. And since our founding in 2013, we’ve...
“At Earnest, we believe the fundamental role of lenders is to help...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $5,000
Visit
Varies Oronoz & Ericsson Law Scholarship
Oronoz & Ericsson LLC, a personal injury and criminal defense law firm located in Las Vegas, is offering a $1000 scholarship to one Nevada resident...
Oronoz & Ericsson LLC, a personal injury and criminal defense law firm...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 The Stetson Hills Dental Scholarship
The Stetson Hills Dental Scholarship will be awarded to assist students defray the fees associated with their education. The essay will be on ...
The Stetson Hills Dental Scholarship will be awarded to assist students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Varies Hispanic Theological Initiative
Applicants must be Latina/o students who have successfully completed their comprehensive exams and/or are already writing their dissertation, and...
Applicants must be Latina/o students who have successfully completed...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$250 Dr. Richard Smith Scholarship
A total of four Oregon students will be awarded the Dr. Richard Smith Scholarship over the next year in order to help them achieve academic...
A total of four Oregon students will be awarded the Dr. Richard Smith...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
$500 The Mint Dental Scholarship
“The Mint Dental Scholarship is going to award one high school student and one college student from Alaska a $250 prize every semester. This prize...
“The Mint Dental Scholarship is going to award one high school student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship
“The law offices of Howell & Christmas, LLC, a 10 out of 10 Avvo rated law firm is proud to have served the working men and women of South...
“The law offices of Howell & Christmas, LLC, a 10 out of 10 Avvo rated...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 APAGS Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) Grant Program
These grants support efforts to increase the membership and participation of ethnic minority graduate students within APAGS, advertise education...
These grants support efforts to increase the membership and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 APAGS Disabilities Grant Program
APAGS will award a grant for a project that promotes training and educational experiences in practice or services for persons with disabilities, or...
APAGS will award a grant for a project that promotes training and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,500 Guerra Dental Scholarship
Any current full-time student of an accredited four-year American university or college is welcome to apply. There is no age requirement. To...
Any current full-time student of an accredited four-year American...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$500.00 InternetMarketingCompanies "Go Marketing!" Scholarship Contest
Internet Marketing Companies.com wants to hear about your top marketing strategies in regards to ‘small business growth’ via online marketing. This...
Internet Marketing Companies.com wants to hear about your top marketing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$2,000 PNC Education Loan Center Achiever Scholarship Sweepstakes
The PNC Education Loan Center is offering $2000 scholarships to 2 eligible undergraduate students who enter the sweepstakes by creating a Financial...
The PNC Education Loan Center is offering $2000 scholarships to 2...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
Varies SMART Scholarship
The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an...
The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$10,000 Women Techmakers Scholars Program
Dr. Anita Borg devoted her adult life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology and dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities...
Dr. Anita Borg devoted her adult life to revolutionizing the way we...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $10,000
Ended
$1,500 Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program
“Research is a critical component for the development and advancement in the life science community. We want to further scientific achievement by...
“Research is a critical component for the development and advancement in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$1,500 R&D Systems Scholarship
“R&D Systems is proud to support education in science with a scholarship program established to students who are pursuing a degree in a science...
“R&D Systems is proud to support education in science with a scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$500 Abacus Scholarship
GoCollege understands that pursuing a higher education is a decision that each individual reaches in their own way and in their own time. The...
GoCollege understands that pursuing a higher education is a decision...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 Dwayne Graves Online Entrepreneur Spirit Scholarship
“The Dwayne Graves Online Entrepreneur Spirit Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in...
“The Dwayne Graves Online Entrepreneur Spirit Scholarship is a highly...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
One $2,000 award and two $1,000 awards Feet Remedies Scholarship
“The FeetRemedies Scholarship is a highly competitive award for college students interested in podiatry or skin and nail care.” Please visit the...
“The FeetRemedies Scholarship is a highly competitive award for college...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: One $2,000 award and two $1,000 awards
Ended
Varies QS World Grad School Tour Scholar Award
This scholarship awards Golden Key members who have proven academic excellence combined with a solid range of extracurricular activities. This...
This scholarship awards Golden Key members who have proven academic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship
“The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in sales &...
“The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship is a highly...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1000 per semester Hartford Technology Rental IT Scholarship
“Any student attending college full time is eligible to participate in this scholarship, which is awarded twice annually. There are no minimum...
“Any student attending college full time is eligible to participate in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000 per semester
Ended
£500 Acuity Training Scholarship
“Great leadership is a key life skill for people of all ages. It is particularly important for young people to work on developing their leadership...
“Great leadership is a key life skill for people of all ages. It is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: £500
Ended
$1,000 Applegate/Jackson/Parks Future Teacher Scholarship
The Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship honors three Michigan public school teachers who were fired for no other reason than their...
The Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship honors three...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,000 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship
“Three $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program at an accredited...
“Three $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$1,000 Lawntrepreneur Scholarship
If you have the drive to be an entrepreneur and would like a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship to help you with your dream, send in a copy of your...
If you have the drive to be an entrepreneur and would like a chance to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 Remote DBA Services Scholarship
“This program is available for any individual that is currently in an undergraduate or postgraduate study path at a reputed institution. The...
“This program is available for any individual that is currently in an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1000 anually Sales Training and Development Scholarship
“If you are looking to pursue a degree in business or teaching or have plans to own your own business we invite you to apply for our scholarship...
“If you are looking to pursue a degree in business or teaching or have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000 anually
Ended
$1,000 The Future of Freelance Scholarship
“Today there are some 14 million full-time online freelancers in America. By 2020, it’s estimated that 40% workers worldwide will be freelancing...
“Today there are some 14 million full-time online freelancers in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Varies Graduate Student Ethics Prize
“The APA Ethics Committee and the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) are pleased to announce the 16th annual prize for...
“The APA Ethics Committee and the American Psychological Association of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Specialty Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to students interested in pursuing specialized areas of nursing practice. Please visit the website and refer to the Eligibility Checklist...
Awarded to students interested in pursuing specialized areas of nursing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,500 Express Metrix IT Asset Management Scholarship
Cherwell Software is pleased to announce the establishment of a scholarship whose purpose to advance the education of qualified individuals seeking...
Cherwell Software is pleased to announce the establishment of a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
Varies Orange County Mensa Scholarship
Each year the American Mensa Education and Research Foundation (Mensa Foundation or The Foundation) makes available more than $70,000 in...
Each year the American Mensa Education and Research Foundation (Mensa...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies PG&E Scholarship Program
PG&E awards scholarships to bright minds who have given back to their local community or who have overcome great personal challenges. Students must...
PG&E awards scholarships to bright minds who have given back to their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Randy Gerson Memorial Grant
The program awards grants for graduate student projects in family and/or couple dynamics and/or multi-generational processes. Work that advances...
The program awards grants for graduate student projects in family and/or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Harry S. Truman Scholarship
The mission of the Truman Scholarship Foundation is to find and recognize college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed...
The mission of the Truman Scholarship Foundation is to find and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Boren Scholarship for Undergraduate Students
Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students...
Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Up to $5,000 The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics
The annual competition challenges college students to submit essays on the urgent ethical issues that confront them in today’s world. Write an...
The annual competition challenges college students to submit essays on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $5,000
Ended
Varies ISA Educational Foundation Scholarship
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to college or university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range...
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to college or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended