For Incoming Students

Institutional Scholarships

The scholarship program at Pacific Oaks has been designed to reflect our history, values, and educational philosophy. All scholarships are available to online and on-ground students. See below for descriptions of our scholarships and to submit a scholarship application. You will be prompted to indicate which scholarships you are interested in and after submission, a financial aid officer will contact you with further instructions. Apply early as applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and our ability to distribute scholarships for spring is contingent upon funds available. Contact your admissions counselor for scholarship deadline information.

Descriptions

President’s Scholarship
$1000 - $500
The President’s Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate a commitment to Pacific Oaks College’s mission. Each student will be considered for the President’s Scholarship through the admissions application process. Qualified full-time students receive $1000 at the beginning of the first two semesters and qualified halftime students receive $500 at the beginning of the first two semesters. During the final semester of the program full-time recipients will receive a final installment of $1000 and halftime recipients will receive a final installment of $500. Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress and be continuously enrolled throughout their program of study in order to be eligible.

Educator’s Scholarship  
$1,500 - $3,000
The Educator’s Scholarship is awarded to new students in the School of Education, specifically master’s degree seeking students holding a teacher’s license, or bachelor’s-completion students seeking a teaching credential.  Qualified full-time students will receive $1,500 per semester for the first two semesters of their program and qualified half-time students receive $750 per semester for the first two semesters of their program. Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress and be continuously enrolled in their program throughout the first two semesters in order to maintain eligibility.
* Master’s degree seeking applicants must provide proof of a teaching license.

Community Involvement Scholarship

$2000
The Community Involvement Scholarship is awarded to master's degree seeking students who have provided outstanding service to their community. Applicants must submit an 800-1000 word essay that explains their experience and personal commitment to their community, demonstrating support for Pacific Oaks College’s mission. Essays will be reviewed by a committee. The Community Involvement Scholarship recipients will receive a $2000 scholarship that will be divided equally between the first and second semesters of enrollment. Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress and be continuously enrolled as a full time student in order to be eligible. Submit your essay to admissions@pacificoaks.edu.

Academic Partner Scholarship

$1000
The Academic Partner Scholarship is awarded to bachelor's degree seeking students who are transferring to Pacific Oaks from a designated partner institution. Transfer counselors at these colleges with articulations agreements may award a $1000 scholarship to transfer students that they refer to Pacific Oaks College. Academic Partner Scholarship recipients will receive a $1000 scholarship that will be divided equally between the first and second semesters of enrollment. Each student may receive a maximum of one Academic Partner Scholarship. Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress and be continuously enrolled as a full time student in order to be eligible.

Legacy Scholarship

$1000
The Legacy Scholarship is awarded to students who have an immediate family member (parent, grandparent or sibling) who is either currently enrolled or is a graduate of Pacific Oaks College. Legacy Scholarship recipients receive a $1000 scholarship divided equally between the first and second semesters of enrollment. Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress and be continuously enrolled as a full time student in order to be eligible.

*All scholarships are applied toward tuition.


Application Form




Check the box next to the scholarship for which you wish to apply. Please review the scholarship descriptions and requirements (above) to ensure you qualify.





You may upload your essay as a Word attachment by clicking "Browse". Or you may choose to email your essay to us at admissions@pacificoaks.edu.