Liberal Arts and Sciences Scholarships

For questions about College of Liberal Arts and Sciences scholarships, contact your student account specialist.

Boyd Clarke International TESOL Student Scholarship

This scholarship is open to new and current students in APU’s on-campus, online, and field-based TESOL programs. Each year, up to $1,000 is awarded to two different recipients. Applicants must be enrolled full-time and should be in good standing with the program and university (not on academic probation or conditionally admitted). Scholarship applications are due November 30 and June 30 and include a 500-word essay. Download the Boyd Clarke International TESOL Student Scholarship Application (PDF) for more information.

Charles and Shirley Stapleton Graduate Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is open to new and current students in APU’s on-campus, online, and field-based TESOL programs. Each year, up to $500 is awarded to two different recipients. Applicants must be enrolled full-time and should be in good standing with the program and university (not on academic probation or conditionally admitted). Scholarship applications are due November 30 and June 30 and include a 500-word essay. Download the Charles and Shirley Stapleton Graduate Endowed Scholarship Application (PDF) for more information.

Tsern Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Scholarship

The Tsern TEFL Scholarship is open to new and current graduate students in APU’s on-campus, online, and field-based TESOL programs who are committed to serving Christ by teaching English. Each year, up to $2,000 is awarded to eligible recipients. This award recognizes Christian scholars who will perpetuate the mission of Azusa Pacific University during their academic studies and later as language educators. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students and should be in good standing with the program and university (not on academic probation or conditionally admitted). Recipients will be distinguished by the rigor and dedication they apply to their graduate studies, the skill and effort they apply to their craft of teaching, and the integrity and Christ-like compassion they demonstrate to their students and colleagues. Scholarship applications are due November 30 and June 30 and include a 1,000-word essay. Download and complete the Tsern TEFL Scholarship Application  (PDF). Please note that for the Tsern award, in addition to the questions on the application form, also discuss how your integrity and Christ-like compassion will be demonstrated to your students and colleagues.

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