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Benjamin Adams Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1998 through the estate of Benjamin Adams.

This scholarship is awarded to students at the discretion of Student Financial Services.

Alumni Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 by the MVNU Alumni Council.

This scholarship is awarded to a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior who is a child of a graduate of MVNU, as verified by the Alumni Office. The student must be enrolled full-time in a traditional undergraduate program and have a 3.0+ GPA. Financial need will be considered. The $500 scholarship is for 1 year and is non-renewable.

Anonymous Alumni Endowed Scholarship

Established anonymously in 1995 by caring alumni.

This scholarship is awarded by application to 1 Computer Science and 1 Elementary Education major annually based on financial need and academics. Freshmen must have 25+ ACT. Sophomores, juniors and seniors must maintain a 3.0+ GPA overall.

Anonymous District Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established anonymously in 2000 by a church on the North Central Ohio District.

This scholarship is awarded to juniors or seniors who are members of the Church of the Nazarene in the NCO District, and have declared a lifelong commitment to ministry, maintained a 3.0+ GPA, demonstrated financial need, and have been recommended by their pastor.

Armstrong Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 by Dan and Norma Armstrong.

This scholarship is awarded to financially needy students from the Winfield Church of the Nazarene who intend to return to West Virginia after graduation. If there are no students from the local church, the scholarship may be awarded to students from Kanawha Valley, and then the WVS District.

Armstrong Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Dan and Norma Armstrong.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the Winfield Church of the Nazarene who plan to enter full-time ministry or Nazarene Theological Seminary, plan to return to WV after graduation, and have financial need. If no one from Winfield, then Kanawha Valley or then WVS students may be awarded.

Martha Ashcraft Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Martha Ashcraft.

This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, and have been recommended by their pastor and department head.

Athletic Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985.

This scholarship is awarded to students participating in intercollegiate sports, at the discretion of Student Financial Services.

Carl B. Bailey Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 in memory of Carl B. Bailey.

This scholarship is awarded to students in the East Ohio District with financial need, with preference to those attending the LaCroft, Calcutta, Lisbon or East Liverpool Churches of the Nazarene. Students need a recommendation from their pastor.

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Russell & Margaret Bailey Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Russell and Margaret Bailey.

This scholarship is awarded to qualified financially needy Nazarene students from West Virginia.

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E. Dwight & Mildred Bennett Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2009 by Doris Leonard in memory of E Dwight and Mildred Bennett.

This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Louis W. Blanpain Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 with funds provided by Louis W Blanpain.

This scholarship is awarded to qualified ministerial students or other students that most closely meet the criteria.

Tamara S. Bolender Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1998 as a memorial to the teaching career of Tamara Sue Bolender.

This scholarship is awarded to an Accounting major with an overall GPA of 3.5+ and the desire to become a CPA (Certified Public Accountant). The student must also be an official member of the Church of the Nazarene for at least four years.

J. Gordon Bone, Jr. Scholarship

Established by the J. Gordon Bone, Jr. Foundation.

This scholarship is awarded to male students from Knox County, Ohio, who demonstrate financial need. Renewable based on satisfactory academic progress and availability of funds.

Jay & Lorene Budd Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1998 in memory of Jay and Lorene Budd.

This scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior who is a member of the Church of the Nazarene, has declared a major in the School of Theology and Philosophy, and is recommended by the department head. Financial need is a preference, but not a requirement.

Dorothy H. Burton Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 as a tribute to the career of Dorothy H Burton.

This scholarship is awarded to Elementary Education majors in good standing.

Richard Call Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2002 in memory of Richard Call.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are majoring in Marketing, are Ohio residents, are members of the Church of the Nazarene, have a 3.0+ GPA, are sophomores, juniors or seniors, and have been recommended by the department head or a Marketing professor.

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Rea Carter Nursing Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2006 in honor of Rea Carter.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are majoring in Nursing, have a 2.5+ GPA, and demonstrate financial need.

South Central Ohio Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1989 by the South Central Ohio District.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the SCO District who have completed their freshman year, demonstrate financial need, maintain a 3.0+ GPA, are active members of the Church of the Nazarene, and have been recommended by their pastor.

South Central Ohio Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2001 by the South Central Ohio District.

This scholarship is awarded to ministerial students from the South Central Ohio District who have maintained a 3.0+ GPA, and who are active members of the Church of the Nazarene.

Childs Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by David and Cheryl Childs.

This scholarship is awarded to students residing outside the MVNU region who are in need of financial assistance.

Choice MVNU Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1998.

This scholarship is awarded to students with financial need at the discretion of Student Financial Services.

Cincinnati Springdale Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1998 by the Cincinnati Springdale Church of the Nazarene.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the Cincinnati Springdale Church of the Nazarene who have declared a major in the School of Theology and Philosophy, and have been recommended by their pastor.

Class of 1977 Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by the Class of 1977.

This scholarship is awarded to a child of a member of the Class of 1977. If none, then a grandchild of a member of the Class of 1977 may receive the award. After 9/1/37, awards will be made at the discretion of Student Financial Services.

Clay/Wiens Coshocton Zone Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2003 to honor D E Clay and Bob Wiens.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the NCO District, with first priority to the Coshocton Zone, who are majoring in the pastorate or missions, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, demonstrate financial need, and have been recommended by their pastor and department head.

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Bill & Lois Cole Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 in memory of Bill and Lois Cole.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are members of the Bethel Church of the Nazarene, maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and have a recommendation from the Bethel Church of the Nazarene Pastor or Board.

Columbus Whitehall Church Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1998 by Viola DeVore in conjunction with Columbus Whitehall Church of the Nazarene.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the Whitehall Church of the Nazarene who demonstrate financial need, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, and have a recommendation from the Church Board. If none, then SCO District students may be awarded.

Compass Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Doris J Leonard.

This scholarship is awarded to students who attend Bethel Nazarene or another SWO District church, are actively involved in church and community, with 3.0+ GPA for 2 consecutive semesters and recommendation from senior or youth pastor. Requires essay on how he/she displays marks of a Christ-follower.

Coshocton First Church Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by the Coshocton First Church of the Nazarene.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the NCO District, with first priority to Coshocton First members, who maintain a 2.5+ GPA, are majoring in the pastorate or missions, demonstrate financial need, and have been recommended by their pastor and department head.

Couchenour Social Work Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2004 to honor Jim and Pat Couchenour.

This scholarship is awarded to senior social work majors formally admitted to field placement program, (3.0+ GPA preferred), who have expressed a call to the social work field with a local agency or recognized international ministry, and have 1 personal and 1 professional recommendation.

Cougar Sports Association Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2002 the Cougar Sports Association.

This scholarship is awarded to intercollegiate athletes who demonstrate church, school, and/or community involvement, display leadership qualities, have been recommended by a former coach or teacher, have a high school GPA of 2.5+, and maintain a 2.5+ GPA while at MVNU.

Raymond & Shirley Crisp Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 by Raymond and Shirley Crisp.

This scholarship is awarded to students from Mason or Boyd Counties in Kentucky with a 2.5+ GPA. If none, it may be awarded to students from the Eastern Kentucky District of the Church of the Nazarene.

Crump Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by William and Betty Jo Crump.

This scholarship is awarded principally to needy students from the West Virginia North District, majoring in Christian Education or preparing for the ministry.

Dr. David Cubie Endowment Project Scholarship

Established in 2006 as a tribute to the career of Dr. David Cubie.

This scholarship is awarded to sophomores, juniors, or seniors majoring in a program offered in the School of Theology and Philosophy, who have maintained a 3.0+ GPA and demonstrate financial need.

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Jeffrey John Cubbon Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 in memory of Jeffrey John Cubbon.

This scholarship is awarded to sophomore, junior or senior Religion majors who demonstrate a compassion for the needs of others and a cross-cultural missions commitment. Full-time students in good academic standing who show financial need are considered for this scholarship.

William & Christine Culler Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2001 by William and Christine Culler.

This scholarship is awarded to students who maintain a 3.0+ GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Cougar Corner Scholarship Books Program Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Cougar Corner Bookstore.

This scholarship is awarded by Student Financial Services to students who demonstrate financial need. Funds are transferred to a bookstore account earmarked for the purchase of textbooks.

Dennis Dalton Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 in memory of Dennis Dalton.

This scholarship is awarded to a Business or Computer Science majors from the Southwestern Ohio District. Students must demonstrate financial need, but not be receiving federal or state grants. Preference is given to juniors and seniors.

Blessing Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2011 through the estate of Darlene G Blessing.

This scholarship is awarded to students at the discretion of Student Financial Services.

Jean R. Davis Scholarship

Established in 2011 through the estate of Jean R Davis.

This scholarship is awarded to Knox County residents demonstrating financial need and academic promise, majoring in Education or Christian Ministry, and having a 3.0+ GPA. Requires a one-page essay that explores their personal faith and how their faith is manifested in daily life.

Dayton Beavercreek Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by Dayton Beavercreek Church of the Nazarene.

This scholarship is awarded to juniors or seniors who have declared a major in the School of Theology and Philosophy, have a 2.5+ GPA, are recommended by the department head, and are members of the Church of the Nazarene from the SWO District, or secondly from Ohio.

Dayton Parkview Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by Dayton Parkview Church of the Nazarene.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the SWO District who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, have declared a major in the School of Theology and Philosophy, have a 3.0+ GPA, and have been recommended by their pastor.

Clifton & Nelle DeBord Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1994 through the estate of Clifton and Nelle DeBord.

This scholarship is awarded to first-time or returning students, especially freshmen, from the Eastern Kentucky District who demonstrate financial need and have a 3.0+ GPA (high school or college, with exceptions made in consultation with the district superintendent).

Dial (Caddo Cup) Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 through the estate of Glen Edwin Dial.

This scholarship is awarded to qualified students who demonstrate financial need.

Nicole Dickinson Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2001 in memory of Nicole Dickinson.

This scholarship is awarded to an Education major with a 3.3+ GPA. The student must demonstrate financial need and must have an expressed testimony for Jesus Christ. The Awarding Committee, should include two members from the Education Department and one from the Student Life Office.

Hans Dietz Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1991 in memory of Hans Dietz.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are faithfully attending members of Chester Church of the Nazarene in Chester, WV, who maintain a C average and good moral Christian values. If none from Chester, then students from WVN, then WVS Districts may be awarded.

David Dooley Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1995 in memory of David Dooley.

This scholarship is awarded to students who plan for full-time ministry, have financial need, and have maintained a 2.0+ GPA.

Blanche Opal Dotson Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 in memory of Blanche Opal Dotson.

This scholarship is awarded to female students from Greene County, Ohio, who are majoring in Business and are classified as a sophomore or above with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Doenges Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Stephen and Karen Doenges.

This scholarship is awarded to juniors and seniors majoring in Early Childhood, Middle Childhood with Math concentration, or Integrated Math Education, or preparing to serve as a medical missionary, who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, have maintained a 3.0+ GPA, and have been recommended by a professor.

Dolorees Dutoit Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Dolorees Dutoit.

This scholarship is awarded to students with good character, who demonstrate financial need, and are majoring in Music or involved in women's sports.

East Central Field NYI Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2006 by the East Central Field NYI.

This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen who are active in a local church in the East Central Field, are professing Christians, displayed academic performance in high school, were involved in NYI at local, district, and regional levels, and have demonstrated service to others.

East Ohio District Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1998 by the East Ohio District.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the East Ohio District who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, have declared a major in the School of Theology and Philosophy, have maintained a 2.5+ GPA, and have been recommended by their pastor.

Eastern Kentucky District Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1995 by the Eastern Kentucky District.

This scholarship is awarded to new and returning students who demonstrate financial need and potential for college. Awards are made in consultation with the District Superintendent.

Mary Eubel/Stan Friedline Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2001 in memory of Mary Eubel and Stan Friedline.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are members of the Tipp City Church of the Nazarene, feel a call to the ministry, are in good academic standing, and demonstrate financial need. If no qualified ministerial student, "having a call to ministry" shall be waived.

Chester Fannin Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1994 in memory of Chester Fannin.

This scholarship is awarded to a male student from Greene, Montgomery, or Clark Counties in Ohio, who is a sophomore with satisfactory academic progress and financial need.

Roland E. & Juanita B. Ferguson Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2006 in memory of Roland E. Ferguson, and then also dedicated to Juanita B. Ferguson in 2013.

This scholarship is awarded to Business majors who demonstrate financial need. It is available to traditional and GPS students.

Bahram Fessehazion Multi-Cultural Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2002 in memory of Bahram Fessehazion.

This scholarship is awarded to multi-cultural students with preference given in the following order:

Jack & Marge Filmer Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2009 to honor Jack and Marge Filmer.

This scholarship is awarded to students with a major or minor in the School of Theology & Philosophy who demonstrate financial need, have a 2.5+ GPA, and have been recommended by their pastor.

Ruby Fisher Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Ruby Fisher through the Church of the Nazarene Foundation.

This scholarship is awarded to ministerial and missionary students of the Nazarene religious faith.

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Chet Foraker Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 as a tribute to the career of Chet Foraker.

This scholarship is awarded to men's basketball players, incoming freshmen or returning students, at the discretion of the basketball coach.

Forseth Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1998 by Eric and Kimberly Forseth.

This scholarship is awarded to an Education / Physical Education major, as jointly agreed upon by the Chairs of both departments. If no Phys Ed nomination, then the award will go to a Teacher Education student as named by the Education Department Chair. Student must maintain a 2.5+ GPA.

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Foster Baseball Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1996 by Dale and Edith Foster.

This scholarship is awarded to intercollegiate athletes at the coach's discretion, in consultation with the Athletic Director and the Vice President for University Relations.

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Foster Golf Endowed Scholarship

Established by Dale and Edith Foster.

Established in 1994 by Dale and Edith Foster, this scholarship is awarded to intercollegiate athletes who demonstrate exceptional ability and/or financial need. It is given at the coach's discretion, in consultation with the Athletic Director & the Vice President for University Relations.

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Foster Men's Basketball Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Dale and Edith Foster.

This scholarship is awarded to intercollegiate athletes who demonstrate exceptional ability and/or financial need. It is given at the coach's discretion, in consultation with the Athletic Director and the Vice President for University Relations.

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Foster Women's Basketball Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Dale and Edith Foster.

This scholarship is awarded to intercollegiate athletes who demonstrate exceptional ability and/or financial need. It is given at the coach's discretion, in consultation with the Athletic Director and the Vice President for University Relations.

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Foster Women's Volleyball Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Dale and Edith Foster.

This scholarship is awarded to intercollegiate athletes who demonstrate exceptional ability and/or financial need. It is given at the coach's discretion, in consultation with the Athletic Director and the Vice President for University Relations.

Ronald & Shirley Fuller Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Ronald Fuller.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, demonstrate financial need, and live in southeastern Ohio, with preference to Belmont, Guernsey, Harrison, Monroe, Noble, or Tuscarawas Counties.

Mary Ann Gallagher Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1995 in memory of Mary Ann Gallagher.

This scholarship is awarded to a female from Knox County, Ohio, who is majoring in Secondary Education. She may live on or off campus, with no age preference. If no one meets these requirements, an Education major or an Ohio resident may receive the scholarship.

GAR Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 by the GAR Foundation.

This scholarship is awarded to juniors and seniors who have demonstrated high achievement and scholarship in the field of Business.

Paul George Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2004.

This scholarship is awarded to non-traditional undergraduate or GPS students with financial need and who possess a minimum 2.5 GPA.

William & Bernice Gibbs Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 in memory of William and Bernice Gibbs.

This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Christian Education or preparing for the ministry. Eligible students must demonstrate financial need.

Alice Marie Goodwin Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 in memory of Alice Marie Goodwin.

This scholarship is awarded to a Music major who demonstrates financial need, maintains a 2.5+ GPA, is a sophomore, junior or senior, and has been recommended by the department head.

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Granger Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by David and Esther Granger.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, demonstrate community and/or church service, demonstrate financial need, and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Hansher Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Kevin and Teresa Hansher.

This scholarship is awarded to students who have a final cumulative high school GPA of 3.5+, and have maintained a 3.0+ GPA in college.

Harmon Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Rick and Anita Harmon.

This scholarship is awarded to students who have been home-schooled for at least one year during their junior or senior high school years. This scholarship may follow the student throughout their remaining years at MVNU, as long as they maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Rev. Wesley J. & Judy A. Hawes Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2002 in memory of Wesley J Hawes, and then also Judy A Hawes in 2005.

This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need, have declared a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy, have a 2.5+ GPA, and are juniors or seniors (minimum 2nd yr GPS), with special consideration to students age 28+ with at least 5 years in a secular career.

Chauncey & Betty Hayes Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Chauncey and Betty Hayes.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are Education majors, and have passed the EAS (Essential Academic Skills) exam.

Hedrick Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2003 by Spencer and Naomi Hedrick.

This scholarship is awarded to juniors who are Teacher Education majors and have been recommended by the department head, maintain a 3.0+ GPA, and demonstrate financial need but whose parents are unable to meet that need.

Lora Hernandez Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 in memory of Lora Hernandez.

This scholarship is awarded by recommendation of the Music Department to a non-music major who is involved in MVNU's music program. Preference is given to out-of-state students.

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Tim Hodges Memorial Baseball Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2005 in memory of Tim Hodges.

This scholarship is awarded to a member or recruit of the MVNU Baseball Team who is a freshman or sophomore, demonstrates financial need, is a member of the Church of the Nazarene, and has been recommended by their pastor and the baseball coach.

Harvey & Lorena Hookway Multi-Cultural Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2005 through the estate of Harvey and Lorena Hookway.

This scholarship is awarded to minority students who maintain a 2.0+ GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Dorothy Hundley Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 in memory of Dorothy Hundley.

This scholarship is awarded to select ministerial students from West Virginia.

Hyson Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Frank and Dolores Hyson.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, demonstrate financial need, and have the ability to succeed and benefit from the university experience.

Russell & Georgia Jellison Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2002 by Georgia Jellison.

This scholarship is awarded to sophomores, juniors, or seniors from the Central Ohio District or Pennsylvania who demonstrate financial need and maintain a 2.75+ GPA.

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Jetter Mission Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 by George and Esther Jetter.

This scholarship is awarded to Nazarene students who maintain a 2.5+ GPA, and are dependent children of active missionaries, or Intercultural Studies majors who feel called to full-time Christian ministry.

Harold & Roberta Johnson Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2008 through the estate of Harold and Roberta Johnson.

This scholarship is awarded to residents of Knox County, Ohio, one male and one female, who demonstrate financial need and maintain a 2.5+ GPA. Preference is given to Mount Vernon High School graduates. Scholarship is renewable all 4 years if need and GPA requirements are met.

Rick A. & Victoria A. Johnson Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2005 by Rick and Victoria Johnson.

This scholarship is awarded to students with financial need who maintain a 2.5+ GPA. Preference is given to students from Hocking County, then Vinton, Perry, Athens or Meigs Counties. If none from those counties, students who most closely meet the criteria may receive the award.

Kahrl Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by K. Allin and Evelyn Kahrl.

Serving as a memorial to their community leadership and staunch belief in higher education for all, this scholarship is awarded at the discretion of Student Financial Services.

Keyser Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by John and Amy Keyser.

This scholarship is awarded to African-American students who demonstrate need and have maintained a 3.0+ GPA, with preference to Accounting majors who intend to become CPAs and pursue careers in public accounting.

Wendell Kizzee Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Phillip Wendell and Vivian Kizzee.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the NCO District with a commitment to the pastorate or missions, who demonstrate financial need, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, and have a recommendation from their pastor. Preference is given to students from Westlake Parkside Church, and then Elyria Zone.

Klotz Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Robert and Sarah Klotz.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the First Church of the Nazarene in Fostoria, Ohio. Preference is given to male Religion majors or Intercultural Studies majors (male or female). If none, may be awarded to dependents of Nazarene pastors. Financial need and 2.5+ GPA are also required.

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Virginia F. Lail Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2006 in memory of Virginia F Lail.

This scholarship is awarded to a member of Bethel or Felicity Church of the Nazarene. If there are no students from either church, it may be awarded to an Education or School of Theology & Philosophy major.

Dr. Joseph Lechner Endowment Project

Established in 2005 as a tribute to the career of Dr. Joseph Lechner.

This scholarship is awarded by recommendation of the Natural Sciences Department to a junior or senior with a 3.5+ GPA who is majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science, Computer Science, or Math. It is awarded by committee only and is non-renewable.

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Leonard / Wade Advanced Leadership Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Doris Leonard.

This scholarship is awarded to graduate students who are Nazarene members, maintain a 3.0+ GPA, demonstrate financial need, have a recommendation from their pastor or district superintendent. Applicant must be currently serving in a ministerial role in a local church, or have served in such a role previously for at least five years. Preference is given to ministerial staff from 1) Bethel Nazarene, then 2) SWO District, and then 3) MVNU region.

Lima Community Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by the Lima Community Church.

This scholarship is awarded to students who have declared a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy, have a 3.0+ GPA, demonstrate financial need, and have been recommended by the department head.

Logan Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Scott and Julie Logan.

This scholarship is awarded to female students (financial need considered, not required), with preferences 1) from Sciotoville Nazarene, then 2) graduates of Sciotoville Community or Wheelersburg HS. If no females eligible, male students may be considered. If none meet preferred criteria, consider Nazarene students from 1) Portsmouth Zone, 2) Scioto County, 3) SCO District.

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Melissa Logan Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1992 in memory of Melissa Logan.

This scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior who has declared a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy, has a 2.5+ GPA, and demonstrates a vibrant Christian testimony.

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Rev. Russell J. Long Sr. Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2004 in memory of Rev Russell J Long, Sr.

This scholarship is awarded to ministerial students from Canton First Church of the Nazarene. If no one from Canton First, then a ministerial student from the East Ohio District may be selected.

D. L. Manion Computer Science Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2006 in memory of Dean L Manion.

This scholarship is awarded to a Computer Science major (annual award of $500).

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John May Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2001 in memory of John May.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the West Virginia South, West Virginia North, or Eastern Kentucky Districts who have declared a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, and demonstrate financial need.

McDaniel Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Michael and Stephanie McDaniel.

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who are members of Marion First Church of the Nazarene, Marion First Church pastoral staff enrolled in any program, or undergraduate students who are children of McDaniel Automotive employees.

Elmer J. McGraw Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2005 through the estate of Elmer J McGraw.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, have declared a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy, have a 2.5+ GPA, demonstrate financial need, and have been recommended by their pastor.

Jesse & Elizabeth Melton Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2005 to honor Jesse and Elizabeth Melton.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the Pittsburgh, PA, District who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, have a 2.5+ GPA, and demonstrate financial need.

Paul Merki Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000, and dedicated to the memory of Paul Merki.

This scholarship is awarded to students who have declared a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, demonstrate financial need, are sophomores, juniors or seniors, and have been recommended by their pastor.

Joseph & Peggy Metzger Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2004 in memory of Joseph and Peggy Metzger.

This scholarship is awarded to 2 GPS students enrolled in the MBA or MSM programs who have a 3.0+ GPA and demonstrate financial need. One of the scholarships is awarded to a veteran, woman, or minority.

Clayton J. Meyer Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1995 in memory of Clayton J Meyer.

This scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior Biology major with a 3.0+ GPA who is a member of the Church of the Nazarene, and demonstrates financial need. The award is made by recommendation of the Biology Department, in conjunction with the Dean of Students and Student Financial Services.

Norman & Beatrice Meyer Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2002 through the estate of Norman and Beatrice Meyer.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the Springdale Church of the Nazarene. If none, it may be awarded to low-income students at the discretion of Student Financial Services.

Pauline O. Miller Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2005 through the estate of Pauline O Miller.

This scholarship is awarded to students who have declared a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy, demonstrate financial need, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, and have been recommended by their pastor.

Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1998.

This scholarship is awarded to ministerial students with financial need at the discretion of Student Financial Services.

Carl & Della Moles Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by Carl and Della Moles.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the West Virginia South District who demonstrate financial need, and are majoring in Christian Education or preparing for the ministry.

C. T. Moore Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 in memory of C T Moore.

This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need. Priority is given to descendants of Rev Moore.

Percy Morrison Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 in memory of Percy Morrison.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are unable to attend without financial assistance. The student must be deemed worthy, as determined by the Awarding Committee. If no one, then it may be awarded to one that most closely meets the criteria.

Mt. Sterling, Ohio, First Church Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2006 by the Mount Sterling First Church of the Nazarene.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are members of the Mount Sterling First Church of the Nazarene in Ohio. Students must have a 2.25+ GPA, and a recommendation from the Church Board.

Mount Vernon First Church Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by the Mount Vernon First Church of the Nazarene.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the NCO District who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, demonstrate financial need, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, are juniors, and are planning a career in the ministry or mission field.

Stephen W. & Christine H. Nease Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1995 by Stephen and Christine Nease.

This scholarship is awarded to students who plan to enter a preaching ministry and feel called by the Lord to such service.

New Albany First Church Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2001 by the New Albany First Church of the Nazarene.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, have declared a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, demonstrate financial need, and have a recommendation from their pastor and department head.

Newman-Causey Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2006 to honor Dottie Newman and Mary Causey.

This scholarship is awarded to students with a major or minor in Criminal Justice who demonstrate financial need and maintain a 2.5+ GPA.

North Central Ohio District Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 by the North Central Ohio District.

This scholarship is awarded to full-time students affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene in the NCO District who have a 2.0+ GPA and demonstrate financial need. Recipients should be a freshman or a minister's child or enrolled in the School of Theology & Philosophy.

Northwestern Ohio Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by the Northwestern Ohio District.

This scholarship is awarded to ministerial students who are members of the Church of the Nazarene.

Bruce Oldham Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by Bruce and Peggy Oldham.

This scholarship is awarded to Nazarene students who have declared a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, and have been recommended by their pastor and the Dean of the School of Theology & Philosophy.

Ruth M. Ours Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 in memory of Ruth M Ours.

This scholarship is awarded to female Elementary Education students with a 3.0+ GPA who demonstrate financial need, or may be awarded to one who most closely meets the criteria.

Stanton Parry Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2012 in memory of Stanton Parry.

This scholarship is awarded to Business or Business Administration majors who maintain a 3.0+ GPA, demonstrate financial need, and have a recommendation from the department head or a supervising professor.

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Clyde K. Patton Religion Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2005 to honor Clyde K Patton.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are majoring in Religion, demonstrate financial need, are sophomores, juniors or seniors, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, and have been recommended by the department head.

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Mildred V. Patton Nursing Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2005 in memory of Mildred V Patton.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are majoring in Nursing, demonstrate financial need, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, are sophomores, juniors or seniors, and have been recommended by the department head.

Nelson & Barbara Perdue Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 to honor Nelson and Barbara Perdue.

This scholarship may be awarded to any student, with preference given to family members of Dr. & Mrs. Perdue and to students who have filed a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Petrie Family & Friends Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1998 by Philip and June Petrie.

This scholarship is awarded to juniors accepted into the Education program who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, have a 3.0+ GPA, and have financial need but have not received an ACT scholarship. The scholarship is renewable for the senior year.

Robert D. Pitcock, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1995 in memory of Robert D Pitcock, Jr.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the New Cumberland Church of the Nazarene in WV or to children of former pastors of the Church. Second preference is given to members of Weirton Church of the Nazarene, and third preference to any students with financial need.

Phi Delta Lambda Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1992 by Phi Delta Lambda members.

This scholarship is awarded to students who are members of Alpha Chi and have submitted an application to the Phi Delta Lambda Council. Applications are reviewed by the Council, and selection of a recipient is based equally on scholarship, Christian character, service to others, and leadership ability.

William J. & Evelyn Prince Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 by William and Evelyn Prince.

This scholarship is awarded to Nazarene students pursuing full-time ministry and demonstrating financial need. Preference is given to upperclassmen.

Marlin & Marla Raisch Scholarship

Established in 2008 through the Church of the Nazarene Foundation.

This scholarship is awarded to students studying for a medical professional field.

Charles & Virginia Reesman Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 in memory of Charles and Virginia Reesman.

This scholarship is awarded to sophomores, juniors and seniors demonstrating financial need, who have a 3.0+ GPA, aand 3.5+ GPA in Biology, Physics & Chemistry related sciences, and submit a signed written statement professing/describing a personal relationship with Christ our Savior.

F. Wayne Reno Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 in memory of F Wayne Reno.

This scholarship is awarded to sophomores, juniors and seniors with a major or minor in Psychology or Education who demonstrate financial need, have a 2.5+ GPA, and have been recommended by their pastor, department head, counselor, or employer.

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Pamela C. Rose Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1997 by Kim and Pamela Rose.

This scholarship is awarded to students or prospective students majoring in Elementary Education who have a 2.8+ GPA, demonstrate financial need, and have been recommended by the Education Department.

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M & M Salsbury Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1992 by Marvin and Marilyn Salsbury.

This scholarship is awarded to students from single-parent families. Students must demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing.

Daniel Gordon Sammons Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 by Bert and Lois Sammons in memory of their son, Daniel Sammons.

This scholarship is awarded to financially needy students from the Eastern Kentucky District. If no one from EK District meets the criteria, the scholarship may be awarded to students from another district.

Clara Shaw Schuster Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1992 in memory of Clara Shaw Schuster.

This scholarship is awarded to physically disabled or handicapped students.

Lewis M. Seymour Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Lewis M Seymour.

This scholarship is awarded to incoming pre-Nursing students who demonstrate potential to provide service in the healthcare field. The scholarship is renewable for the second year if a 3.1+ GPA is maintained.

B. J. Shoemaker Taylor Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1995 in memory of Beverly Jo Shoemaker Taylor.

This scholarship is awarded to students from Scioto County who demonstrate financial need.

Sizemore Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by Gregory and Cynthia Sizemore.

This scholarship is awarded to students who have declared a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy and maintain a 3.0+ GPA. Awards for freshmen and transfer students require consultation with Student Financial Services and Admissions.

L. Thomas & Lois J. Skidmore Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1996 in memory of L Thomas and Lois J Skidmore.

This scholarship is awarded to juniors or seniors who demonstrate financial need, are members of the Church of the Nazarene, and have a 3.5+ GPA and 28+ ACT score. Awards are made in consultation with Student Financial Services, with preference to minimize student debt.

Jerry & Ernestine Slabaugh Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 to honor Jerry and Ernestine Slabaugh.

This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Missions who demonstrate financial need, have a 2.5+ GPA, and are recommended by their pastor or department head.

Southwestern Ohio District Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by the Southwestern Ohio District.

This scholarship is awarded to members of the Church of the Nazarene from the SWO District who are ministerial students, maintain a 2.7+ GPA, demonstrate financial need, and have recommendations from their home pastor, MVNU pastor, and Religion Dept. (see also www.swonaz.org/policies/ministerialscholarships.pdf)

Stoer Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by David and Phyllis Stoer.

This scholarship is awarded to sophomores, juniors or seniors who are members of the Church of the Nazarene and demonstrate financial need.

Student Shalom Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by Alvin Lawhead.

This scholarship is awarded to sophomores, juniors or seniors with a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy who have financial need, a 2.5+ GPA, and a recommendation from the department head. Preference is given to students from Ryot Church of the Nazarene in the Mid-Atlantic District.

Robert & Georgia E. Studt Scholarship

Established in 2010 through the Church of the Nazarene Foundation in memory of Robert & Georgia Studt.

This scholarship is awarded to students with a 3.0+ GPA.

Styers Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2001 by Robert and Dorothy Styers.

This scholarship is awarded to juniors or seniors from the Central Ohio District who have declared a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy, are members of the Church of the Nazarene, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, demonstrate financial need, and have a recommendation from their pastor.

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Swartz Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 by Lyle and Ella Swartz.

This scholarship is awarded to juniors from the North Central Ohio District who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, demonstrate financial need, and maintain a 2.5+ GPA.

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Raymond G. Taylor Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2007 to honor Raymond Taylor.

This scholarship is awarded to undergrad or grad students from the NCO or EO Districts who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, demonstrate financial need, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, and have a recommendation from their pastor. Preference is given to students from Ashtabula County and/or in ministry preparation.

Clifford D. Thomas Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2001 in memory of Clifford D Thomas.

This scholarship is awarded to members of the Tipp City Church of the Nazarene in Ohio. Although based primarily on financial need, recipients must also be in good academic standing. Preference is given to students feeling a call to full-time Christian ministry.

Thorne Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by William and Debra Thorne.

This scholarship is awarded to non-ministry majors who are juniors or seniors, maintain a 3.0+ GPA, and have been recommended by their department head.

Tombaugh / Runkle / Springer Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1996 by Ross and Susan Springer.

This scholarship is awarded to one junior or senior majoring in Family & Consumer Sciences with a 2.5+ GPA. Preference is given to an elected officer who represents MVNU in the Ohio Family & Consumer Sciences Assoc. and is active in community efforts to promote FCS. (award = annual interest)

James Valenta Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 in memory of James Valenta by Leonard and Betty Boesger.

This scholarship is awarded to students from inner-city Cleveland with financial need. The award may not be used to promote athletic endeavors.

Jacob E. Walls Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Jacob E. Walls Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2010 in memory of Jacob Walls.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the South Central Ohio District majoring in Youth Ministry who maintain a 2.5+ GPA. If none, it may be awarded to ministerial students majoring in Missions or other religion fields.

Ware Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2002 by Herbert and Carol Ann Ware.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the Southwestern Ohio District who demonstrate financial need and maintain a 3.0+ GPA. Preference is given to Brown County residents.

Emily Mary Watson Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1984 in memory of Emily Mary Watson.

This scholarship is awarded to students from Miami County, Ohio, who demonstrate financial need.

The Clara C. & Walton G. Webb Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2001 by William and Doris Webb.

Tnd then dedicated to the memory of Clara and Walton Webb, this scholarship is awarded to Nazarene students who have financial need, and a 2.5+ GPA in any area of study, with preference given to student athletes.

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Crispin Webb Art Award

Established in 2003 by the Art Alumni Society.

This scholarship is awarded by nomination of the Art Department to a senior Art major with a 3.0+ GPA.

Wellmon/Chesnut Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 by the Wellmon and Chesnut families.

This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Spanish. Selection is made from students recommended by the Modern Language Department.

West Chester Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1999 by the West Chester Church of the Nazarene.

This scholarship is awarded to Ministry majors from the West Chester Church who maintain a 3.0+ GPA.

West Chester Non-Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2004 by the West Chester Church of the Nazarene.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the West Chester Church with a 3.0+ GPA.

West Virginia North District Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 by the West Virginia North District.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the WVN District who demonstrate financial need.

West Virginia North District Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2001 by the West Virginia North District.

This scholarship is awarded to students from the WVN District who are members of the Church of the Nazarene, have declared a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy, have a 3.0+ GPA, and are recommended by their home church pastor.

West Virginia South District Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1985 by the West Virginia South District.

This scholarship is awarded to Nazarene students who demonstrate financial need.

John and Janie Westbrook Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2000 to honor John and Janie Westbrook.

This scholarship is awarded to ministerial students.

Whiston Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1998 by Howard Whiston.

This scholarship is awarded to students from Morrow County, Ohio, who demonstrate financial need.

Jeffery A. Wittung Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2010 in memory of Jeffery Wittung.

This scholarship is awarded by nomination of the Religion Department faculty to juniors or seniors majoring in Religion with a 3.75+ GPA. Selection is based on outstanding academic achievement, academic / scholarly promise, and exemplary character / Christian witness.

Women's Auxiliary Main Campus Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 by the Women's Auxiliary.

This scholarship is awarded to students with a 3.0+ GPA. Selections are based on financial need and campus involvement.

Mildred B. Wynkoop Women In Ministry Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2005 by Alexander and Marcia Varughese to honor Mildred Wynkoop.

This scholarship is awarded to female students, preferably seniors, with a major in Religion, or in Ministry w/ focus of Education, Children, Youth or Pastoral, and with a commitment to ministry in a local church or Christian higher education. Recommendation from School of Theology & Philosophy Dean required.

Xenia Church of the Nazarene Ministerial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2002 by the Xenia Church of the Nazarene.

This scholarship is awarded to juniors and seniors who are members of the Church of the Nazarene in Ohio, have declared a major in the School of Theology & Philosophy, maintain a 2.5+ GPA, demonstrate financial need, and have been recommended by their pastor and department head.

David and Rhonda Yommer Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2002 by David and Rhonda Yommer.

This scholarship is awarded to students who attend Pineville Church of the Nazarene in NC. If none, then it may be awarded to 1) students from North Carolina District, or 2) Family & Consumer Science majors who have a 3.0+ GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Annamay Zagray Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Annamay Zagray.

This scholarship is awarded to students from Canton First Church of the Nazarene with financial need. Preference is given to first-time freshmen and ministerial students. If none from Canton First, it may be awarded to students from East Ohio DIstrict. ($500 per award)

 
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