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This application will be used by the Awards and Scholarship Committee to assist in the selection of endowment scholarship recipients. Only Undergraduate Students are eligible to apply. Qualifying students must meet minimum academic and financial aid requirements to be eligible for certain scholarships. The scholarship awards may range from $500 to $5,000 and will be presented at the Awards Ceremony on May 28, 2015, along with awards and scholarships distributed by academic departments.

The deadline for this application is March 2, 2015 at 11:59 pm.

SFS - Undergraduate Scholarship Application


Your application must be electronically submitted by the deadline. In order to ensure a fair process, NO EXTENSIONS will be granted.

Financial Need*

All applicants must file a FAFSA form or provide a copy of their EFC. Students applying for Federal Aid should submit their forms electronically to the Department of Education.

Special Instructions to those who are not applying for Federal Aid and International Students!!!!

If you do not wish to apply for Federal Aid or are an international student, then you must complete the EFC Calculator at finaid.org/calculators/finaidestimate.phtml or lasierra.edu/sfs/calculators. Bring the printout to Student Financial Services by March 2, 2015 before 3 pm.


Must be currently enrolled at La Sierra University during the current academic school year.

Academic Progress*

Complete at least 24 units at La Sierra University by the end of the next Winter quarter.

Undergraduate Status*

[excludes non-degree and Division of Continuing Studies ACCESS program].


Some scholarships have additional eligibility criteria such as academic program and country of legal residency.

Faculty Reference*

Obtain permission from a faculty member to use their name as your faculty reference. When you complete and submit your application, they will be asked via email if they are willing to recommend you as a scholarship recipient to the Awards and Scholarships Committee. You will be asked to select the name of your reference later in the application.

Please let the faculty member that you choose know that you are using their name on your scholarship application. Many faculty members prefer to be asked before you use their name. Names are listed as Last Name, First Name. (For Criminal Justice, select Parkhurst, Cindy or Bradley, Kelly)

Personal Information

This is how you will be notified. Please check regularly in April and May.

Address you can be reached for notification of awards in April/May


Some scholarships have citizenship requirements. Leaving this field blank may affect your eligibility for those scholarships.

If you have selected other/mixed tell us what your ethnicity is.

Academic Information
Final Information
Applications will be considered if your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Form is electronically submitted to the Department of Education on or before the deadline. If you are not applying for Federal Aid or are an International Student, your EFC printout must be received by Student Financial Services on or before the deadline.
FAFSA Submission*

Will you be submitting a FAFSA to the Department of Education? Failure to submit an electronic FAFSA or EFC printout may affect your eligibility for scholarships.

Submit a paragraph stating your reasons for requesting that you be considered for a need and/or merit scholarship to be granted during the next academic year. (Type below).

Submit a list of all offices held, accomplishments, awards/scholarships received, hobbies and/or involvement in extracurricular activities. (Type below).

If I am awarded a scholarship, I:*

* UNDERSTAND that guidelines for federal, state, and private aid programs may disqualify me as a scholarship recipient or result in a reduced award.

* MUST BE PRESENT at the Awards Ceremony day if you are required to do so. Instructions regarding this will be included with your award notification.

*MUST SUBMIT a thank-you card if asked to do so.

*UNDERSTAND that awarded scholarships will be divided equally over Fall, Winter and Spring quarters of the 2015-16 academic year and are not applicable to Summer sessions. La Sierra University scholarships are based on full-time enrollment; however, students enrolled for less than full time (12 units) may receive a prorated award according to University policy.

*UNDERSTAND that scholarships will not be awarded to applicants studying abroad during the 2015-16 academic year.

*By signing, I agree to have my application and/or academic information disclosed to the Foundation or Donor of my scholarship if they so request.

please type in your full name, including middle initial (with period) as shown here. If you do not have a middle initial, please simply type your full name: Jane A. Doe.

Docs & Forms

Download and print forms necessary for financial services.

Contact Info

951-785-2942 (Fax)

Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday:
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

(All service offices close on Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for University Worship)

Office Location

Administration Building #101