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
$500 12MonthsLoansBadCredit Scholarship
“12M Loans will grant a $500 Scholarship three times a year to students for covering education costs. The Scholarship will be recurring, and we...
“12M Loans will grant a $500 Scholarship three times a year to students...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $500
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$750 Future Contractors Scholarship
CCIS is dedicated to the future of California’s contractor community. We are excited to offer scholarships for graduating high school seniors and...
CCIS is dedicated to the future of California’s contractor community. We...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $750
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$1,000 Gulab Oils Gaming Scholarship Program
“Nowadays, gaming is one of the most booming industries, and many students are keen to build their careers in this field. Keeping this in mind,...
“Nowadays, gaming is one of the most booming industries, and many...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$500 Jet Business Scholarship
“Jet is excited to offer a scholarship for graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students who are interested in pursuing a...
“Jet is excited to offer a scholarship for graduating high school...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $500
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$1,000 Radvocate Pre-Law Scholarship for Consumer Advocacy
“Radvocate is committed to applying technology to protect consumers’ rights and empower individuals to take action. We want to hear your ideas...
“Radvocate is committed to applying technology to protect consumers’...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 The Military Family Scholarship
“With several veterans and retired military personnel at our firm, we understand what the life of a service member requires. The Military Family...
“With several veterans and retired military personnel at our firm, we...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,200 Iconic Jewelry Scholarship
“We wish to invite students majoring in Design and Arts programs to apply to the Iconic Jewelry scholarship program. We understand that education...
“We wish to invite students majoring in Design and Arts programs to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: $1,200
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$1,000 The Protoly Leadership Scholarship
“Protoly is awarding its 2nd scholarship to a student that can personally reflect on how a leader has affected their lives All applicants must be...
“Protoly is awarding its 2nd scholarship to a student that can...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 UpMedio Design Scholarship
We admire young students with passion for design. We want to help students to reach their goals and pursue a career in Interior Design, Fashion...
We admire young students with passion for design. We want to help...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship
“Only open to students attending school in the United States. Applicant must be a student at an accredited school, or be accepted to begin school...
“Only open to students attending school in the United States. Applicant...
  • Deadline: 02/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$20,000 Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream Graduate Scholarship Program
""Four (4) awards of $20,000 will be granted. One award will be granted to students in each of the following fields of...
""Four (4) awards of $20,000 will be granted. One award will be granted...
  • Deadline: 02/14/2020
  • Award: $20,000
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$1,000 QuoteWizard Safe Driver Scholarship
“Tell us in an essay, or whichever medium you prefer, how you will build a creative social awareness campaign to reduce distracted driving.” Click...
“Tell us in an essay, or whichever medium you prefer, how you will build...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$500 Robert M. Helfend Criminal Defense Scholarship
“Los Angeles criminal defense attorney Robert M. Helfend is offering a $500 scholarship to one US law school student or undergraduate who intends...
“Los Angeles criminal defense attorney Robert M. Helfend is offering a...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $500
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$1,000 Collegedunia $1000 Student Essay Scholarship
“Collegedunia is offering a scholarship of USD 1000 to International students studying in the United States. This scholarship would be an excellent...
“Collegedunia is offering a scholarship of USD 1000 to International...
  • Deadline: 02/20/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 The Self-Publishing School Creative Writing Scholarship
“Scholarship for students with a story to tell and would like to use their creative writing skills to help fund their education All applicants must...
“Scholarship for students with a story to tell and would like to use...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$500 Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship Grant
“Cyrus Artisan Rugs is offering a scholarship grant to an incoming and current student of interior design or related courses. Winner will be...
“Cyrus Artisan Rugs is offering a scholarship grant to an incoming and...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $500
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$500 SeedX - Digital Marketing Scholarship
“We are incredibly pleased to announce that we will be awarding one college student a scholarship with a combined total of $500. This money can be...
“We are incredibly pleased to announce that we will be awarding one...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $500
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$1,000 The SENTIENT Furniture Scholarship For Creatives
“Our scholarship aims to provide creative-minded students with a financial step-up in their studies. All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be...
“Our scholarship aims to provide creative-minded students with a...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Yellow Web and Mobile App Development Scholarship Program
“We do our very best to make a difference by introducing apps that help our clients in different aspects of their life. Now, with our web...
“We do our very best to make a difference by introducing apps that help...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Old School Labs $1,000 Scholarship
""Here at Old School Labs we believe in challenging the status quo and helping others do the same. It took a team of scientists, nutritionists, and...
""Here at Old School Labs we believe in challenging the status quo and...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Qualified Hardware's Scholarship For Dedicated Students
“Scholarship for hardworking students dedicated to their education All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student...
“Scholarship for hardworking students dedicated to their education All...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 The BrightStar Systems Future Technologies Scholarship
“Technology continues to change the way we communicate, work, and live every day. As a company that prides ourselves on delivering current pieces...
“Technology continues to change the way we communicate, work, and live...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Mattress Advisor’s Sleep Science Scholarship
“For students with an interest in sleep science. Applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US...
“For students with an interest in sleep science. Applicants must be...
  • Deadline: 03/20/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$3,000 Bold.org Minority Women in STEM Bi-Annual Scholarship
""The Minority Women in STEM Bi-Annual Scholarship will award $3,000 every 6 months to women from backgrounds underrepresented in STEM...
""The Minority Women in STEM Bi-Annual Scholarship will award $3,000...
  • Deadline: 03/22/2020
  • Award: $3,000
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$1,000 MOVA.IO MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
“Mova.io is very excited to tell you that we are opening a mobile app development scholarship program. Our friendly team wants to support promising...
“Mova.io is very excited to tell you that we are opening a mobile app...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Visit03/30/2020
$1,000 Trey Porter Law Scholarship
“Trey Porter wants to support the next generation of leaders and help grow the future in the legal society. Candidates should submit a 500-800 word...
“Trey Porter wants to support the next generation of leaders and help...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$500 Grow the Game Scholarship
“Grow The Game Scholarship is open to all students with preference given to those either pursuing golf-related careers, play competitively and/or...
“Grow The Game Scholarship is open to all students with preference given...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
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$1,000 Modern Castle Scholarship
“The entire team at Modern Castle was fortunate enough to be able to attend 4-year universities. It’s our hope that we can help support others to...
“The entire team at Modern Castle was fortunate enough to be able to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Sleepopolis Scholarship Program
“Sleepopolis believes deeply in the value of education and giving back. My college experience and education helped prepare me for both personal and...
“Sleepopolis believes deeply in the value of education and giving back....
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,000 DIGITEUM INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
""Internet of Things scholarships program is the real opportunity for American students to kick off their journey in a promising field of connected...
""Internet of Things scholarships program is the real opportunity for...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000
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$750 Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship
“The Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship is designed to inspire greater awareness about mental health and fuel innovative solutions that...
“The Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship is designed to inspire...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $750
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$500 Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship
“It’s critical that women be at the forefront of our tech-driven world. The Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship exists to move the tech...
“It’s critical that women be at the forefront of our tech-driven world....
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $500
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$1,000 Mattress Nerd's Sustainability Scholarship
“Scholarship award for students with a dedication to sustainability and conscientious buying so people can live more environmentally friendly. All...
“Scholarship award for students with a dedication to sustainability and...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 MusicAuthority’s Annual Music Lovers Scholarship
“We are proud to offer our $1,000 scholarship to one current or prospective student for the 2020 school year. We will be offering this scholarship...
“We are proud to offer our $1,000 scholarship to one current or...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Thrive Advertising / Media Buying $1,000 scholarship
“For Thrive, information, knowledge, and the ability to communicate and pass it on to others is incredibly important. The Thrive Advertising team...
“For Thrive, information, knowledge, and the ability to communicate and...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$500 Big Moods Mental Health Scholarship
""To apply, a student must write a blog post on mental health, whether that’s about personal experiences, tips for coping, or general awareness for...
""To apply, a student must write a blog post on mental health, whether...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: $500
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$350 ASMZINE Scholarship Program
""ASMZINE is pleased to announce our annual college scholarship. We would like to offer a scholarship for students interested in Technology and...
""ASMZINE is pleased to announce our annual college scholarship. We...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: $350
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$500 Know Your Rights! Employment Law Scholarship Contest
“Complete our employment law quiz. Share your results with us on Facebook. Tell us in 150+ words: How you hope employment law will help you as an...
“Complete our employment law quiz. Share your results with us on...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: $500
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$500 BestReviewsTips Scholarship
“Applicants for this $500 scholarship must have write an essay on following topic “What is your story of searching and make informed buying...
“Applicants for this $500 scholarship must have write an essay on...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $500
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$2,500 Chester Entrepreneur Scholarship
“Many young entrepreneurs dream of owning a business, running a website or starting a luggage company (us!) but have limited funds to start. With...
“Many young entrepreneurs dream of owning a business, running a website...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $2,500
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$1000 Conex Boxes, Inc. $1000 Scholarship Program
“Our team cares a lot about the youth and we recognize the need of continued education, and that’s why we are committed to our $1,000 college...
“Our team cares a lot about the youth and we recognize the need of...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $1000
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$2,500 Credit Sesame Financial Literacy Scholarship
""Credit Sesame’s mission is to empower people to take charge of their credit and loans and achieve their financial goals. In support of this...
""Credit Sesame’s mission is to empower people to take charge of their...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000 Growthink Business Plan Scholarship
“Growthink’s business plan scholarship helps foster the next generation of entrepreneurs and business owners. To encourage more students to start...
“Growthink’s business plan scholarship helps foster the next generation...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,500 Shinesty Play Hard Scholarship
“Shinesty’s Play Hard Scholarship seeks to reward an undergraduate, graduate, or professional student who is a force of social change and...
“Shinesty’s Play Hard Scholarship seeks to reward an undergraduate,...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $2,500
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$2,500 Shinesty Work Hard Scholarship
“Shinesty’s Work Hard Scholarship seeks to reward an undergraduate, graduate, or professional student who possesses an impeccable work ethic and...
“Shinesty’s Work Hard Scholarship seeks to reward an undergraduate,...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $2,500
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$2,500 THE DAVINCI BODY SCULPTING WOMEN IN STEM SCHOLARSHIP
“DaVinci’s annual scholarship program has been created with the purpose of helping women succeed in STEM fields, collating inspiring essays from...
“DaVinci’s annual scholarship program has been created with the purpose...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,500 ViralRace Scholarship
“We believe social media has the potential to positively impact millions of lives. To encourage students interested in pursuing a career in...
“We believe social media has the potential to positively impact millions...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $1,500
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$2,500 Voy Media Entrepreneur Scholarship
“The Voy Media Entrepreneur Scholarship was created to help students jumpstart their businesses while in school. Voy Media a Facebook advertising...
“The Voy Media Entrepreneur Scholarship was created to help students...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000 Hill & Ponton Veterans’ Scholarships
""The disability attorneys at Hill & Ponton are honored to represent veterans. To give back even more, they are now offering four $1,000...
""The disability attorneys at Hill & Ponton are honored to represent...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Nextiva STEAM Scholarship
“We recently launched a new scholarship program for aspiring business and STEAM-focused students. We’re awarding $1000 to selected students, and it...
“We recently launched a new scholarship program for aspiring business...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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