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External Financial Aid and Scholarship Resources

Linfield encourages you to get as much outside financial assistance as possible

There are a variety of additional resources available outside of Linfield for financial assistance. The following resoucres are provided as a courtesy and fully independent from Linfield University. Linfield does not endorse, validate or verify any of these resources and their provided materials.

Beware of scams: Don’t pay for scholarship applications. It could be a scam to get your personal information! Valid scholarship offers do not require an application fee.

Have you received an outside scholarship?

Notifiy our office with the name and the amount of your awards so that we can add it to your financial aid award. We will adjust your financial aid package to keep it as generous as possible.

Scholarship search tools

Chegg Scholarships

Fastweb Scholarship Search

Access over 1.5 million scholarships to help you pay for college.



Sallie Mae Scholarship Resources


The U.S. Department of Labor's FREE scholarship search tool

The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid

Savings, calculators, tips, and more to assist your search for financial aid.


Free resource with videos, worksheets, and other cool stuff to help you write your essays and win scholarships

Outside scholarships resources by area of study

Non-Linfield sponsored scholarship resources

Nursing scholarships and search tools

Linfield McMinnville students planning to major in nursing are encouraged to view the list of nursing-specific outside scholarship opportunities.

Oregon and northwest specific scholarships

Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion

Oregon residents can apply for scholarships to attend Oregon colleges by completing a scholarship application through OSAC.

Oregon Student Access

More than $10 million in scholarships are available to students.

The Ford Family Foundation

The Foundation offers a suite of financial and program resources in Oregon, Siskiyou County, California and, in some cases, other regions. Many recipients enthusiastically declare that the Scholarship Programs are about “so much more than the money.”

CASA of Oregon | Making College Affordable

The Matched College Savings Program provides a five-to-one match on the money you save.

The Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards Program

The Women’s Opportunity Awards program assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.

Minority student scholarships

Gates Millennium Scholars

Multiple scholarships available.

American Indian College Fund

Providing scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students attending any other accredited public and non-profit private college all across the United States.

Hispanic Association of College and Universities

  • Denny's Hungry for Education Scholarship: $1,000
  • NASCAR/Wendell Scott Sr. Award: $2,200
  • Travelers Scholarship: $5,000

National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Scholarship awards are presented to NAHN members enrolled in accredited LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs.

International Student Scholarship Resources

International Student Scholarship

Search for scholarships available for international students studying in the U.S.


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8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pacific Time)

The Office of Financial Aid

Melrose Hall, Suite 030