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What makes you stand out? Maybe it’s your heart for global ministry. Maybe it’s the work you are doing, even now, to empower a diverse community of Christ-followers. Whatever it is, we want to see you move forward. MU scholarships and awards are awarded based on different backgrounds, pursuits, and more.

Scholarships are gift aid, meaning they don’t need to be repaid. Explore your options and eligibility for Multnomah scholarships and awards in the tabs below.

Multnomah-controlled scholarships will be reduced if students’ total gift aid from all sources exceeds the financial aid budget for tuition, fees, room, board, books, and supplies. If you have any questions about this policy and how it could impact your financial aid, please contact your financial aid counselor.

Scholarships & Awards
Global Ministry Scholarship
Amount $7,500
Application Criteria Intended for full-time third or fourth year Global Studies majors.
Deadline April 1

Additional application required. Available for those students who are committed to serving within a missions context in under-resourced communities in developing countries around the world where there is great need. Replaces the Multnomah Grant. Applicants may reapply each year to be considered for this scholarship.

Diversity Scholarship
Amount Up to $3,000
Application Criteria Intended for full-time students who embody Multnomah's vision for developing an intentionally diverse academic community.
Deadline April 1
MU Continuation Scholarship
Amount $1,000
Application Criteria Multnomah University graduates (undergraduate) enrolled in full-time seminary.
Deadline August 1, 2020

Must have graduated in 2009 or later. The scholarship is renewable.

Campus Visit Scholarship
Amount $500
Application Criteria Intended for full-time students.
Deadline August 1

Available for students who have participated in a “qualified visit” to Multnomah’s Portland campus before August 1st. Determination of a “qualified visit” is made by the Admissions and Financial Aid departments. Schedule a visit or call Admissions at 800.275.4672.

Amount Type of Aid Application Criteria Deadline
$7,500 Global Ministry Scholarship Intended for full-time third or fourth year Global Studies majors. April 1

Additional application required. Available for those students who are committed to serving within a missions context in under-resourced communities in developing countries around the world where there is great need. Replaces the Multnomah Grant. Applicants may reapply each year to be considered for this scholarship.

Up to $3,000 Diversity Scholarship Intended for full-time students who embody Multnomah's vision for developing an intentionally diverse academic community. April 1

Additional application required.

$1,000 MU Continuation Scholarship Multnomah University graduates (undergraduate) enrolled in full-time seminary. August 1, 2020

Must have graduated in 2009 or later. The scholarship is renewable.

$500 Campus Visit Scholarship Intended for full-time students. August 1

Available for students who have participated in a “qualified visit” to Multnomah’s Portland campus before August 1st. Determination of a “qualified visit” is made by the Admissions and Financial Aid departments. Schedule a visit or call Admissions at 800.275.4672.

Student Aid is a federally sponsored website that contains information on federal financial aid, in addition to private scholarships and grants.

Fastweb is a free scholarship database that will link you to scholarships and other resources based on your profile.

The Department of Education has an Educational Resource Search on their website to help identify organizations in your region that specialize in scholarships, grants, and other resources.
Additional Scholarship Aid & Resources

The Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) connects Oregon State residents to all types of Oregon scholarship providers, whether you are attending college in-state or out-of-state. Registration is free and OSAC staff and contractors may not disclose any nonpublic personal information to anyone except as permitted by state or federal law.

WashBoard connects Washington State residents to all types of Washington scholarship providers, whether you are attending in-state or out-of-state.

Registration is spam-free and your information will not be sold.
Community Foundation of Southwest Washington provides SW Washington residents access to scholarship funds that are funded by charitable donors in the community.

Broke Scholar houses information regarding millions of scholarships, grants, and fellowships that can be searched by specific eligibility criteria. Any student can use this free service to help find third party scholarship money for school.

Best Colleges offers another comprehensive scholarship database that can be searched by demographic or area of study.

It’s worth noting that some of these scholarship search engine sites require registration. And, while this registration won’t entail bank account numbers, the administrators of these sites can make your registration information (name, email address, major, etc.) available to interested third parties.

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