General Scholarships

General Scholarships

Students may apply for all general scholarships by using the following link and then logging into their MySNU accounts:  www.my.snu.edu .

Please note:  All scholarships are available only to traditional students in traditional programs unless otherwise specified.

Academy of Senior Professionals Scholarship

  • Provides aid to incoming freshmen who graduated in top 50th percentile of their high school class or current students who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Need based with written goals
  • Amount varies

Army ROTC Scholarship

Banker, Willie Frances Memorial Scholarship

  • Financial need
  • Recipient willing to donate at a time when financially able
  • Amount varies

Banks, Gladys Servanthool Scholarship

  • Established by friends of Mrs. Gladys Banks
  • Senior
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Exemplary service to others, leadership roles in extra-curricular clubs, compassionate ministries, and/or SGA
  • Exemplifies SNU motto of CCC

Banz, Leonard Family Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Banz
  • Preference for students from Pleasant Hills Nazarene Church, Sylvia, KS
  • Fairfield High School, Langdon, KS
  • Reno County, KS; or any student from the Kansas District Church of the Nazarene
  • Amount and number varies

Bates, M.D. & Leola Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by Milton & Mary Lou Bates
  • Any student who is a member of Bethany First Church of the Nazarene

Brasher, Milton Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the late Milton W. Brasher and funded by Mrs. Lois Brasher & family
  • Full-time student
  • At-risk academically due to strenuous work schedule
  • Amount varies

Bumpus Family Scholarship

  • Established by the friends & family of Mrs. Gracie Bumpus
  • General need
  • Amount varies

Burgess, Angela Ulbricht Memorial Scholarship

  • Freshmen not eligible
  • Preference to students from Ft. Worth North Side Church
  • $500 increments

Cantrell, Evelyn Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by the friends of Mrs. Evelyn Cantrell & the SNU Faculty Dames
  • Junior female
  • Minimum cumulative 2.7 GPA
  • Exemplifies SNU motto of CCC
  • Financial need
  • $1,000 increments

Chesapeake Energy Scholars Program

  • Established by the Chesapeake Energy Corporation
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.25 GPA entering their Junior level of education
  • Graduate of a US high school or home-schooled in the US
  • Full-time
  • Majoring in:  Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing or Mathematics

CHOICE (Christians Helping Others in Christian Education) Scholarship

  • Available to any classification
  • No restrictions
  • Amount varies

Church and Church Matching Scholarships

  • SNU will match scholarships gifts of $250 from the churches with a $750 scholarship
  • If a church gives less than $250, SNU will match dollar for dollar, up to the amount given
  • This award is open to students from all denominations, both on and off the SNU region

Cobb, Twyla Jane Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mrs. Elsie Cobb, mother
  • Provides aid to Southeast Oklahoma District students
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Amount varies

Coburn, Gene Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Dr. Thurman Coburn
  • Awarded to the male individual selected as the University Marshall for Spring Commencement
  • Based on GPA, outstanding service, leadership & internal and external volunteerism
  • Amount varies

Coody, Dean and Loy Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mr. & Mrs. Darwyn Coody
  • Financial need
  • Exemplifies SNU motto of CCC
  • Amount varies

Cornwell Family Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mr. Don Cornwell and friends
  • Any classification
  • Need based
  • Awards in minimum increments of $500

Cory, Duane & Carol Scholarship

  • Established by Duane & Carol Cory
  • Any classification, must be a full-time student
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Amount varies

Curry, Deborah Kay Davis Memorial Pastor's Dependent Crises Scholarship

  • Established by Mrs. Stacy Heritage Lewis, and Mr. Tommy Jackson, classmates, family, and friends from the Classes of '72-'77
  • Provides financial aid to children of full-time pastors on the South Central Educational Region whose families have experienced extreme financial duress
  • Subject to availability of funds, multiple awards may be given
  • Amount varies

Davis, B. Eugene & Opal Memorial Davis/Fauss Family Scholarship

  • Established by the B. Eugene & Opal M. Davis Family Trust
  • Recipient must meet SNU eligibility requirements for receiving assistance at SNU
  • Recipient should give evidence of Christian commitment and possess personal initiative and potential as a student and graduate at SNU
  • Recipient may be studying within any academic division at SNU
  • During the “Initial awarding period, concluding in 2032,” students who are named in the Davis Intervivos Trust or any lineal descendant of any person named herein shall be eligible to receive financial aid. Questions about family lineage will be verified by James N. Posey, Esq., (Bethany, Oklahoma), Larry or Nancy Fauss, Kent Fauss, or LeAnn Goulden
  • Amount and number of awards varies

Diffee Family Scholarship

  • Established by Mr. Vic Diffee and Diffee Motors
  • Based on verifiable Financial-need
  • Amount varies

Dr. Pepper Scholarship

  • Funded by corporate gifts from Dr. Pepper Bottling
  • Financial need
  • Amount varies

Elder, Alpha & Dorothy Wilson Memorial Scholarship

  • Established through the Estate of Dorothy Wilson Elder
  • Financial need
  • Amount varies

Eskridge, Rodney L. & Dr. Mary E. Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Rod & Mary Eskridge
  • Financial need
  • Exemplifies SNU motto of CCC
  • Amount varies

Fitzgerald, Don Memorial "Pace-Setters" Scholarship

  • Established by Mrs. Ellen Kelly, and funded by Mrs. Kelly, and the friends of the family of Don Fitzgerald
  • Provides aid for upper division 1st generation college students
  • Amount varies

Frederick, Delmar Memorial Student Crises Fund

  • Frederick, Delmar Memorial Student Crises Fund
  • Emergency needs during the academic year; i.e., medical, travel, etc.
  • Awarded by the SNU Office of Student Development

Gardner, John & Frankie Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mr. & Mrs. John Gardner
  • Need-based
  • Restricted to upper-division students from the Lake Jackson (TX) Church of the Nazarene
  • 3.0 cumulative minimum GPA
  • Amount and number varies

General Scholarship Fund

  • Operationally funded, and through general gifts to the SNU Scholarship Endowment
  • Financial need
  • Amount varies

Goodhue, Jewell & Frank Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the extended family of Jewell and Frank Goodhue
  • Financial need
  • Exemplifies SNU motto of CCC
  • Amount varies

Guest, Bryan W. Memorial Choice Scholarship

  • Established through the Estate of Bryan Guest
  • General need
  • Athletes not eligible to apply
  • Amount varies

Green, Spencer Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by Rev. Lonnie & Christie Post Green, parents; and the extended family and friends of Spencer Green
  • Restricted to full-time upper-division students
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Amount varies

Gresham, Linda Brown Scholarship

  • Funded by J. Michael & Cheryl Crabtree, and friends of Mrs. Linda Gresham
  • Awarded to the Female individual selected as the University Marshall for Spring Commencement
  • Based on GPA, Outstanding service, leadership & internal & external volunteerism
  • Amount varies

Hamilton, Vinita Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mr. Ramon Hamilton, son of Mrs. Vinita Hamilton
  • Restricted to upper-division students
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Amount - $1,000 increments

Hardeman, Homer & Byrdell Memorial Scholarship

  • Established through the Charitable Gift Annuity Remainder of Homer & Byrdell Hardeman
  • Any classification, must be a full-time student
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Amount varies

Harper, Leonard C. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mrs. Eva May Harper, wife of the deceased
  • Incoming Bethany High School student
  • Awards in minimum increments of $500

Harris, Rev. F. Irwin & Doris Mills Scholarship

  • Established by Rev. F. Irwin & Dr. Arlita Harris
  • Provides need-based funds for full-time traditional undergraduate students
  • Preference for students from Friendship Church of the Nazarene, Stuart, Okla.
  • Amount varies

Harrison, Billie Hagemeire Ferris Scholarship

  • Established by Mr. & Mrs. Robert Ferris
  • Financial need
  • Amount varies

Harrison, Charles R. Scholarship

  • Established by Charles R. Harrison
  • Provides aid for any "traditional-age" full time college student
  • Amount varies

Hayhurst, Johnny Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by Mrs. Mattie Lou Sherwood, granddaughter
  • Provides need-based assistance for full-time upper division students
  • Amount varies

Heath, Opal Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the late Opal Heath
  • Financial need
  • Amount varies

Henderson, J.T. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Family of Mr. J. T. Henderson, additional funding by members of the SNU Board of Trustees
  • Restricted to upper-division students
  • General financial need
  • Exemplifies SNU motto of CCC
  • Amount varies

Hermann, Dr. Darrell & LeAnne Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Dr. & Mrs. Darrell Hermann
  • Financial need
  • Comply with Student Handbook
  • Amount varies

Hill, Adolph & Hilda Memorial Scholarship

  • Established through the Estate of Adolph Hill, with additional funding by Ruby and Bob Young, daughter and son-in-law
  • Established and funded by the Estate of Adolph Hill
  • Financial need
  • Amount varies

Imel, O.B. & Alice Memorial Student Work Incentive Scholarship Program (SWISP)

  • Established by the late, Alice Imel, additionally funded by son, Mr. Jack Imel
  • Provides funds for student employment on campus
  • Amount and hours of employment varies

Ingram, Mike & Sheila Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mike & Sheila Ingram
  • 1st preference for students from New Mexico, then , students enrolled in Equine Program
  • Amount varies

Jerrett Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Jerrett Estate
  • Any classification
  • Financial need
  • Preference for students from Marksville Church of the Nazarene or Louisiana area
  • Amount varies

Kilgore, Bishop Marvin & Mary Jo Memorial

  • Established by the John P. Kilgore, son of Bishop Marvin & Mary Jo Kilgore
  • Financial need
  • Amount and number varies

King's Foundation, The Scholarship

  • Established by Steve & Billye Bailey
  • Restricted to upper-division students - Freshman not eligible
  • Must be a full-time student
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Amount varies

Lambdin, Avaleen Memorial Scholarship

  • Established & funded by Major James C. Lambdin, husband
  • Financial need
  • Preference to Japanese Nationals or of Japanese heritage
  • Amount varies

Lambdin, James Memorial Scholarship

  • Established through the Bequest of James Lambdin
  • Provides scholarships based on financial need
  • Amount varies

Livingston, Stephen & Michelle Scholarship

  • Established by Stephen & Michelle Banz Livingston
  • 1st Preference for students from Lawton 1st (Okla.) Church of the Nazarene or the Southwest Oklahoma District
  • Any Classification
  • Must be a full-time student with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Amount varies

Lewis/Winslow Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Lewis/Winslow Estates
  • Any student who are members of East Terrell Hill Chrurch of the Nazarene (San Antonio, Tx.)
  • Amount varies

Lousiana District

  • Any student who is attending the Church of the Nazarene from the State of Lousiana

Matson/Chisholm Family Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Mr. Morris Matson
  • Need based
  • Preference to children of ministers or missionaries
  • Recipients must write letter of thanks providing background, future goals, and accomplishments
  • Amount varies

McClaflin Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Estate of Enoch Elmer McClaflin
  • Need-based scholarships for undergraduates
  • Amount varies

McDonald, Wayne Family Scholarship

  • Established by Mrs. Patty McDonald, wife, and extended family and friends
  • Provides aid for students with disabilities as defined by the American Disability Act
  • Amount varies

McLaughlin, Ercell B. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established through the Estate of Ercell B. McLaughlin
  • Available to any full-time under-graduate student attending SNU
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Amount and number varies

Miller, Thelma A. Memorial Missionary Dependents Scholarship

  • Established through a remainder from the Thelma A. Miller Trust
  • Provides aid for missionary dependents with a 1st preference for the children of missionaries from denominations other than the Church of the Nazarene
  • Amount varies

Mills, Judy "Angel Tree"

  • Established by Judy & Dr. Larry Mills
  • Need Based
  • Preference for students whose parents are incarcerated of have been recipients of the Angel Tree Ministry Program

Murray, Sam Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the friends and family of Mr. Sam Murray
  • Recipients must have a verifiable financial need
  • Amount varies

Nazarene International Students Scholarship

  • Any Nazarene Student from outside the United States

Overholt Family Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Dr. Elbert Overholt, husband.
  • Stable Christian character
  • Female returning to school after an interruption
  • Clear, written educational goals
  • Financial need
  • Majoring in education, medicine, nursing or business
  • Amount varies

Parker, Beverly McAllister Scholarship

  • Established by Mr. Robert Parker, husband
  • Awards one scholarship to a junior level student based on financial need who reflects SNU's motto of "Character-Culture-Christ"
  • $5,000 award, divided over junior and senior years

Pastor's Dependent Scholarship

  • Operationally funded
  • Child of senior pastor on the SNU Region
  • Child of full time associate pastor on the SNU Region
  • Full-time student
  • Amount varies

Peterson, Marvin A. & Clara Jean Scholarship

  • Established by Marvin & C. J. Peterson
  • Upper-division students, who are NOT eligible for Academic or Honors' level scholarships
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Amount varies

Pierce/Eppler Family Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Estates of Ralph & Learon Lewis Pierce and Rev. & Mrs. John Eppler
  • Any classification
  • No restrictions

Pittman/Hagerman Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by the Viola M. Pittman Revocable Trust, and the friends and family of Mrs. Stella Hagerman
  • Restricted to Upper Division Students - Freshman not eligible
  • Verifiable financial need
  • Amount Varies

Randolph, Dayton M. Bible Quizzing Scholarship

  • Established and funded by the children of Dayton M. Randolph
    • Must complete an application form, a minimum of 15-days prior to the annual Extravaganza Program for the South Central Region of the Church of the Nazarene
    • Form – includes list of individual service, leadership and/or participation in local, District or community ministry or out-reach programs
    • Include a Letter of Recommendation from local pastor
    • Recipients must be a Top-Ten Quizzer on their respective District from the SNU region
    • Applicant must be a high school senior who has applied to SNU, with a minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Awards are in minimum increments of $500
  • Reed, Paul & Lucile Scholarship

    • Established & funded by Paul A. & M. Lucile Reed
    • Financial need
    • Maintain a 3.0 GPA
    • Amount varies

    Reinbold, Sheila Memorial Scholarship

    • Established & funded by Dr. Paul & Jan Reinbold, parents
    • Financial need
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Amount varies

    Rhodes, Clyde & Virgie Memorial Scholarship

    • Established by Mrs. Virgie Rhodes, and funded by Dr. Wanda M. Rhodes, and the extended Rhodes family
    • Book scholarship only
    • Any classification
    • Amount varies

    Rhodes Family Scholarship

    • Established and funded by members of the extended Rhodes family
    • Descendant of Bush & Josephine Rhodes
    • Complete booklet listing additional requirements
    • Amount varies

    Ripper, C. Harold & Opal Memorial Scholarship

    • Established by the friends and family of Dr. & Mrs. Harold Ripper
    • Junior or Senior
    • Not in athletics
    • Financial need
    • Exemplify motto of "Character, Culture, Christ"
    • Amount varies

    Ronnekamp, Steve & Nelda Scholarship

    • Established by Steve & Nelda Emberton Ronnekamp
    • Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Restricted to upper-division students - Freshman not eligible
    • Restricted to children of full-time pastors, missionaries, military or prison chaplains - open to any denominational background
    • Verifiable financial need
    • Amount varies

    Sattler, Harold Memorial Scholarship

    • Established by Mrs. Carol D. Sattler, wife
    • Provides need-based scholarships to upper division students with a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Recipients must reflect SNU's motto "Character-Culture-Christ"
    • Amount varies

    Seekers, The Scholarship

    • Established and funded by the Find Us Faithful Foundation
    • Awards shall be “Need-based” to traditional undergraduate students
    • 50% of funds shall go to Business-related majors with the remaining 50% to students of other majors
    • Awards may be repeated up to 4-years, but shall not exceed 25% of SNU’s annual tuition
    • Intercollegiate athletes are not eligible to receive this scholarship
    • Amount and number varies

    Shelton, Lavaun Memorial Scholarship

    • Established by the Estate of Lavaun Shelton
    • Financial need
    • Amount varies

    Six Flags Recruitment Benefit

    • Freshman recruitment enhancement
    • Amount varies

    Snowbarger, Ralph F. & Wilma O. Scholarship

    • Established and funded by Mr. Ralph F. Snowbarger
    • First preference to students from the Pleasant Hill Church of the Nazarene, Sylvia, KS
    • Second, students from the State of Kansas
    • Any student with financial need
    • Amount varies

    Snowbarger, Sam and Katie Memorial Scholarship

    • Established by Mr. Vernon Snowbarger
    • Upperclassman
    • Financial need
    • Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
    • Exemplifies SNU motto of "Character, Culture, Christ"
    • Amount varies

    SNU Foundation Directors Scholarship

    • Established and funded through gifts from the Board of Directors of the SNU Foundation
    • Based on verifiable financial need
    • Amount and number varies

    Special Fund

    • General need

    Spradlin Dependent Book Scholarship

    • $500 Book Scholarship for any extended family member of the Rev. and Mrs. Lee and Virginia Spradlin.

    Stewart, Bert Memorial Crises Fund

    • Funded monthly by Mrs. Alice Stewart, wife
    • Emergency funds
    • Awarded by SNU Student Development
    • Awards vary

    Stinson, Vernie L. & Betty Twining Memorial Pastor Dependents Scholarship

    • Established and funded by Dr. E. Ray Stinson, son
    • Child of pastor of a small church
    • Financial need
    • Amount and number varies

    Vestal, Richard Memorial Scholarship

    • Established by the Estate of Richard Vestal
    • Financial need
    • preference for students from Dallas, Texas
    • Amount varies

    Walker, G.C. & Beth Scholarship

    • Established by J. Michael & Cheryl Wallace Crabtree
    • Any classification
    • Verifiable financial need
    • 1st Preference for students from Temple 1st (Texas) Church of the Nazarene
    • Amount varies

    Watson, Jim Memorial Scholarship

    • Established and funded by the family & friends of Jim Watson
    • Financial need
    • Not in guidelines
    • Exemplify SNU motto of "Character, Culture, Christ"
    • Amount - $500 minimum gifts

    Webster Family Rogers 1st and New Hope Church Scholarship

    • Any student attending Rogers 1st and New Hope Church of the Nazarene in Arkansas

    Webster Family North Arkansas Pastors Dependents

    • Any Nazarene Pastors Dependent from the North Arkansas District of the Church of the Nazarene

    Webster, Willard & Elsie – Choctaw Church (OK) Scholarship

    • Any student who is a member of Choctaw Ok. Church of the Nazarene
    • Amount & number varies

    West, Dellora Memorial Scholarship

    • Established by friends and family of Ms. West
    • Provides scholarships based on need
    • Amount varies

    West, Dr. Ralph & Louise Scholarship

    • Established by Neil & Cindy Cagle, daughter and son-in-law
    • Need-based scholarship restricted to members of the Church of the Nazarene
    • Recipients must be full-time traditional age undergraduates
    • Amount varies

    White, Rev. & Mrs. Claude Memorial Scholarship

    • Established through the remainder from the Claude White Trust
    • Provides aid based on verifiable financial need
    • Amount varies

    Williams, Bert & Birdie Memorial – Tyler Lakeview Church (TX) Scholarship

    • Established through the Birdie V. Williams Trust
    • Must have been an “active” member for 2-years at the Tyler Lakeview Church
    • Must maintain at minimum 2.0 GPA
    • Must be a full-time undergraduate student at SNU
    • Awards are made by the Scholarship Committee of the Tyler Lakeview Church

    Winters Memorial Scholarship

    • Any classification
    • No restrictions

    Zimmerman, Henry C. Memorial Scholarship

    • General need
    • Any classification
    • Amount varies