Financial Aid - Other Scholarships

Financial Aid - Other Scholarships

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The companies providing the following scholarship opportunities are in no way affiliated with, or endorsed by, Northwest Nazarene University (NNU). The intent of this page is to provide information about scholarships for which we have become aware through the respective companies' marketing efforts. There is no guarantee any NNU student will receive any of the offers mentioned below. The application for each of these scholarships is separate and independent of NNU. Please refer to the respective websites for application information, and read carefully the scholarship application and eligibility requirements.

For more scholarship searches, visit our Links & Resources webpage.


When applying for scholarships, always be careful with your identity:

  • Do not give your social security or driver's license number
  • Do not give your NNU username or password
  • Do not give credit card or personal financial information
  • ​Be careful when responding to email messages from unknown sources offering scholarships or financial aid​
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NNU Specific Scholarships

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Other Scholarships

Global Perspectives Scholarship

Sponsor:  Rustic Pathways

Amount: $1000, $250 for runner-ups


Requirement:  Essay prompt, application, and additional requirements found here.


Deadline:  August 1st, 2022



  • Must be a high school or college student who will be attending an accredited college or university in 2022.
  • Students must follow all instructions and agree to Rustic Pathways’ Scholarship Agreement.
  • Students must submit and complete the application form by August 1st, 2022 11:59 PM PDT

2022 Earnest Scholarship

Sponsor:  Earnest

Amount: Varies


Requirement:  Complete and submit application here.


Deadline:  July 31, 2022



  • Enrolled, or soon to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. college or university in Fall 2022. 
  • There are no minimum GPA, residency, or major requirements.  
  • High School Students if they are or will be enrolled as a full-time student*. 
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (including DACA students)

Slickdeals Saves U! Scholarship

Sponsor:  Slickdeals

Amount: $5000


Requirement:  Submit Application found here.


Deadline:  June 30, 2022



  • Must be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally residing in one of the 50 United States or the D.C.
  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • Must be currently accepted to an accredited university for a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the United States for the fall/winter 2022 semester/quarter, or single equivalent term (during the period from August 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022)
  • No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this contest
  • Must have minimum 3.0 GPA

Flywire Charitable Foundation

Sponsor:  Flywire

Amount: $5,000


Requirement:  Short essay submission and completed application located here.


Deadline:  June 17, 2022



  • The scholarships are open to Undergraduate, Graduate and Post-Secondary students in Higher Education worldwide.
  • Matriculating and currently enrolled students are welcome to apply.
  • Open to all majors.
  • Each student can only apply to one of the four scholarship categories.

Women in Technology Scholarship

Sponsor:  IJA Strategies

Amount: $1,000


Requirement:  Submit Application found here.


Deadline: June 15, 2022



  • Be a current or incoming undergraduate college student majoring in or planning to major in a technical field
  • Be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university during the academic year(s) the scholarship is being awarded
  • Identify as a woman
  • Have not been an IJA scholarship recipient in the past

Ascent Scholarships

Sponsor:  Ascent


Amount: $1,000 


Requirement:  Submit Application found here


Deadline:  Varies



  • 18+ at the time of entry
  • Citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Enrolled in a degree program at least half-time, or technical skills training program OR are the parent or legal guardian of a person who is enrolled in a degree program at least half-time, or technical skills training program in a high school or post-secondary educational institution

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

Sponsor:  Discover

Amount: $5000


Requirement:  Follow links and instructions to register


Deadline:  Awarded 12 times annually



  • Must be a US citizen or resident
  • Must be at least 16 and be a high school senior, enrolled at least half time in a degree-granting college in the US, a student who has earned a GED, or a parent of a student that meets a previous requirement

CollegeAve Monthly Sweepstakes

Sponsor:  CollegeAve

Amount: $1000


Requirement:  Follow links and instructions to register


Deadline:  Awarded 12 times annually



  • Must be a US citizen or resident
  • Must be a high school or post secondary student or a parent of a high school or post secondary student
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