Osher Reentry Scholarship

Below is the criteria for the scholarship:
• Student(s) must have experienced a cumulative gap in post-secondary enrollment of five or more years (does not need to be consecutive years)
• Are at the undergraduate level and pursuing their first baccalaureate degree
• Anticipate workforce participation for a significant period of time subsequent to graduation (typically between the ages of 25-50, although that age span is not a specific criteria)
• Demonstrate financial need
• Show academic promise and a commitment to obtaining their degree
• Are either full- or part-time students
• Attach a letter of recommendation that addresses your need for this scholarship and your motivation, perseverance, and ability to apply a Pacific education and experience towards enhancing future contributions to society.

Award
Varies with a maximum amount of $5,000.
Deadline
02/05/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Describe why you decided to return to school (Osher applicants must have experienced five cumulative years--not necessarily consecutive--not enrolled in school since their high school graduation), and what it means to be a reentry student. (500 words or less)
  2. Tell us about a personal achievement through work, school, family or community service and explain how your leadership and/or perseverance made a difference. (500 words or less)
  3. Please provide any information, beyond that on your FAFSA, that addresses your financial need for this scholarship. (500 words or less)
  4. Attach a letter of recommendation that addresses your need for this scholarship and your motivation, perseverance, and ability to apply a Pacific education and experience towards enhancing future contributions to society.