Gary and Lonna Vessels Endowed Scholarship

The Gary and Lonna Vessels Endowed Scholarship is a gift given to the university from the Revocable Trust of Gary Lynn and Lonna Marie Vessels. Gary and daughters Barbara and Michelle are FPU alumni. This scholarship is designed to encourage students who are pursuing courses of study in Nursing or STEM-related programs (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).


  • Preference given to traditional undergraduate student(s) enrolled in Nursing or STEM-related programs;
  • Student-athlete(s) must meet NCAA Division II legislation for athletic aid;
  • Student(s) in good standing and demonstrate sufficient academic ability to benefit from and complete a full course of study at Fresno Pacific University;
  • Student(s) whose personal character reflects the moral and ethical standards of FPU;
  • A 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA is required to re-apply for this scholarship.