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?

Letter of Recommendation Requirement

This scholarship does not require a letter of recommendation.