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
Up to $8000 Allied Healthcare Scholarship
To be eligible for the Allied Healthcare Scholarship, the applicant must be currently accepted or enrolled into the fields of Diagnostic Medical...
To be eligible for the Allied Healthcare Scholarship, the applicant must...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $8000
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Up to $13,000 Bachelors of Science Nursing Scholarship
“The Health Professions Education Foundation provides scholarships so you can complete your education and focus on caring for California’s...
“The Health Professions Education Foundation provides scholarships so...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $13,000
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$2,500 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Sweepstakes
Now through February 28, 2017, students are automatically entered to win a $2,500 scholarship when they sign up to receive helpful tips on planning...
Now through February 28, 2017, students are automatically entered to win...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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Varies Health Professions Education Foundation Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship
To be eligible for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship, the applicant must be currently accepted or enrolled in a Bachelor Degree...
To be eligible for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship, the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$2,500 Sweet & Simple Scholarship
“Big things come in small packages And now, those simple gifts can really pay off in our Sweet and Simple Scholarship! Think back to a time when...
“Big things come in small packages And now, those simple gifts can...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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$2,500 The Lagrant Foundation Scholarship
“Scholarship recipients will receive a trip to Detroit where they will participate in career building activities including a welcome dinner with a...
“Scholarship recipients will receive a trip to Detroit where they will...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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$3,000 Larry Whiteside Scholarship
Larry Whiteside, a pioneer in the field of sports journalism, was the first African-American beat sports writer for The Boston Globe. His...
Larry Whiteside, a pioneer in the field of sports journalism, was the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
Varies Marin and Sonoma Scholarship
10,000 Degrees administers over twenty scholarships to assist students with significant financial need with the cost of college. Students submit...
10,000 Degrees administers over twenty scholarships to assist students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$600-$1500 CNATHRIVE.com Thriving Care Givers Scholarship
“If you have ever had a loved one that needs caring, if you have ever cared for a loved one, or if you have ever been a part of the care-giving...
“If you have ever had a loved one that needs caring, if you have ever...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600-$1500
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Two $500 awards per year Corporate Finance Institute Annual Scholarship
“Amount: $500 Deadline: March 31, 2017 Level of Study: Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate Year of Study: All Years Number Available: 2 scholarships per...
“Amount: $500 Deadline: March 31, 2017 Level of Study: Bachelor, Master,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Two $500 awards per year
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$1,000 Izenda Embedded Business Intelligence & Analytics Scholarship
This year Izenda will award a $1,000 Izenda Embedded BI and Analytics Scholarship to one undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in an...
This year Izenda will award a $1,000 Izenda Embedded BI and Analytics...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,500 Small Business Success Student Scholarship Program
“Tell us about how small business has influenced your life and how you plan to use that experience in the future. Three deserving individuals will...
“Tell us about how small business has influenced your life and how you...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
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Varies Cuban American Teachers' Association Scholarship
This scholarship is provided by the Saludos Hispanos Group. The award amount can be up to $1000. Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 Please...
This scholarship is provided by the Saludos Hispanos Group. The award...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Eleanor Barry Memorial Scholarship Program
The Eleanor Barry Memorial Scholarship Program assists undergraduate and graduate school students currently enrolled in college or vocational...
The Eleanor Barry Memorial Scholarship Program assists undergraduate and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$3,000 ESA Foundation Scholarship Program
In 2007 the ESA Foundation established a scholarship program to assist women and minority students who are pursuing degrees leading to careers in...
In 2007 the ESA Foundation established a scholarship program to assist...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
Varies Eula Mae Jett Scholarship Plan
LSI offers scholarships to individuals who seek careers in the legal field. The applications and accompanying documents for these scholarships must...
LSI offers scholarships to individuals who seek careers in the legal...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 Learn.org Business Scholarship
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing bachelor level degrees related to business management,...
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 Learn.org Communication and Journalism Scholarship
To provide financial assistance to students who are interested in pursuing bachelor level degrees related to Communications, Journalism, Public...
To provide financial assistance to students who are interested in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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$500 Learn.org Education and Teaching Master's Degree Scholarship
To provide financial assistance to students who are interested in pursuing master level degrees related to Teaching, Curriculum and Instruction,...
To provide financial assistance to students who are interested in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 Learn.org Psychology and Counseling Master's Degree Scholarship
To provide financial assistance to students who are interested in pursuing master level degrees related to Community Counseling, Marriage and...
To provide financial assistance to students who are interested in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 Study.com's Business Administration Scholarship
A $500 will be given to a student pursuing a Master of Business Administration Degree. Areas of specialization that will be considered include but...
A $500 will be given to a student pursuing a Master of Business...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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$1,000 Study.com's Computer Science & Computer Engineering Scholarship
$1,000 awarded to a student pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Areas of study that will be considered include computer...
$1,000 awarded to a student pursuing a degree in Computer Science or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$500 Study.com's Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Scholarship
A $500 award will be given to a student pursuing any associate’s or bachelor’s degree program emphasizing Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement....
A $500 award will be given to a student pursuing any associate’s or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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$500 Study.com's Liberal Arts & General Studies Scholarship
A $500 award will be given to a student pursuing an associate or bachelor degree program emphasizing Liberal Arts, General Studies, or Humanities....
A $500 award will be given to a student pursuing an associate or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Up to $2000 The Buena Park Cable Foundation Scholarships
The Buena Park Cable Foundation Communications Scholarship has been established for individuals who have a career interest in the Communications...
The Buena Park Cable Foundation Communications Scholarship has been...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $2000
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$5,000 ASCO Numatics Engineering Scholarhsip
The ASCO Numatics scholarship is merit-based and will be awarded on the candidate’s potential for leadership and for making a significant...
The ASCO Numatics scholarship is merit-based and will be awarded on the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000
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Varies Emma Nylen Scholarship Program
“The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Ventura has had the honor of being chosen by the late Emma Nylen to be the distributor of the funds in the Emma...
“The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Ventura has had the honor of being...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$300 Premium Membership for 5 Years Docs.Zone Scholarship Program
“We at Docs.Zone have always provided the best document conversion service that serves its individual purpose. We recognize the power of the...
“We at Docs.Zone have always provided the best document conversion...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300 Premium Membership for 5 Years
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Varies Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship
“Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation is unique in that it offers scholarships to single mothers, children who attend alternative schools, students...
“Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation is unique in that it offers...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Up to $10,000.00 Gene & Marilyn Nuziard Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship fund is to assist in alleviating the problem of the years long shortage of medical healthcare professionals, by...
The purpose of this scholarship fund is to assist in alleviating the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $10,000.00
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Up to $5000 per Semester NextEra Energy- Ford Dry Lake Scholarhsip Program
“Over the next three years, AISES will continue to administer $300,000 in scholarship funds on behalf of the NextEra Energy Foundation available to...
“Over the next three years, AISES will continue to administer $300,000...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $5000 per Semester
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Varies Millennium Momentum Foundation
Millennium Momentum Foundation, Inc. is currently awarding a minimum of $60,000.00 in academic scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic school year...
Millennium Momentum Foundation, Inc. is currently awarding a minimum of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 Educational Communications Scholarship Foundation
The Educational Communications Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Educational Communications Scholarship Foundation. Award...
The Educational Communications Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,500 Corinne Jeannine Schollings Foundation Scholarship to Study a Foreign Language
The Foundation awards scholarships to undergraduate college/university women who have attained at least the honor of Silver Award Girl Scout, and...
The Foundation awards scholarships to undergraduate college/university...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
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Up to $3000 Dorothy & Robert DeBolt Scholarship
The Dorothy & Robert Scholarship, now offered by AASK and Lilliput Children’s Services, is an academic award granted every August. This award is...
The Dorothy & Robert Scholarship, now offered by AASK and Lilliput...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $3000
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$500 LM Scholarship Program
The student must be currently enrolled or expect to be enrolled in a degree program by September, must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an...
The student must be currently enrolled or expect to be enrolled in a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000.00 Betty Rendel Scholarship
The National Federation of Republican Women established the Betty Rendel Scholarship Fund in September 1995 in honor of NFRW Past President Betty...
The National Federation of Republican Women established the Betty Rendel...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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Varies Kiwanis Club of Brea Scholarship
“The objective of this Scholarship Fund is to partner with civic-minded, financially needy, mission-focused individuals and help enable their...
“The objective of this Scholarship Fund is to partner with civic-minded,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Student Academy Awards
“The Student Academy Awards (SAA) recognizes and honors student filmmakers who demonstrate excellence in the creation of motion pictures. By...
“The Student Academy Awards (SAA) recognizes and honors student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$500 Got a Spine Scholarship
Must be attending a college or university full-time no later than October of 2017, must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher during the last academic year....
Must be attending a college or university full-time no later than...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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$1,000 Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award in Meteorology
The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award was established by the American Meteorological Society to honor the late Rev. James B. Macelwane, S.J.,...
The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award was established by the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,500 Do-Over Scholarship
“Mistakes – we’ve all made them. Too bad life doesn’t always give you a mulligan. Or does it? What if you had the chance to “do-over” a moment in...
“Mistakes – we’ve all made them. Too bad life doesn’t always give you a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
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$1,000 Future Counselors of America Scholarship
“Our annual scholarship awards $1,000 to U.S. undergraduates and graduates majoring in psychology who seek a career in relationship counseling or a...
“Our annual scholarship awards $1,000 to U.S. undergraduates and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$500 Lift Parts Express Scholarship
Eligibility: A) Students must be between the ages of 16-21 B) Students must be attending school in the fall of 2017 C) Students must write an essay...
Eligibility: A) Students must be between the ages of 16-21 B) Students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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Varies Hashim A. Yamani Fund
“Individuals eligible for a Yamani Membership must be either an undergraduate senior who is planning a career teaching physics to start upon...
“Individuals eligible for a Yamani Membership must be either an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 The Drive to Learn Scholarship
“Shift Insurance is offering The Drive to Learn scholarship award to college students across the United States to honor the learning done in and...
“Shift Insurance is offering The Drive to Learn scholarship award to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Wieand Legal Scholarship
The Annual Brent Wieand Esquire Scholarship, a $1,000 award to a student who has achieved academic excellence and who demonstrates how a...
The Annual Brent Wieand Esquire Scholarship, a $1,000 award to a student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Self Lender Scholarship
“Self Lender, Inc. is excited to announce their first semi-annual scholarship for college students with entrepreneurial aspirations. Starting a...
“Self Lender, Inc. is excited to announce their first semi-annual...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies Flavor of the Month Scholarship
“Winning scholarships can be sweet – especially with this special a la mode award for scholarship seekers who love ice cream. Are you simple and...
“Winning scholarships can be sweet – especially with this special a la...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$1,500 Out-Of-The-Box-Thinking Scholarship
“The purpose of this scholarship is to get the younger demographic thinking differently about innovation, marketing and retail, specifically with...
“The purpose of this scholarship is to get the younger demographic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
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