The Karl and Nancy Avakian Family Endowed Scholarship


  • This scholarship was established with the vision that many deserving, knowledge seeking young people will benefit in some measure;
  • Preference is given to student applicants pursuing studies in the area of Christian ministries who show financial need;
  • Student applicants must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA;
  • Student athletes must meet NCAA Division II Regulations for scholarships;
  • Personal character reflects the moral and ethical standards of Fresno Pacific University;
  • Students who demonstrate in their daily life a commitment to Jesus Christ; servanthood; and provide encouragement to others.

Essay Instructions

What is your interest in choosing either a biblical and religious studies (BRS), contemporary Christian ministries (CCM) or intercultural studies (ICS) major or minor?

How would you describe your Christian life and current involvement in ministry?