Laverne O'Bryant Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2001 to provide financial aid to students studying classical or Christian music wishing to attend Fresno Pacific University. O'Bryant was a native of Parlier and a lifelong valley resident. She sang in church choirs for many years and wished to further young peoples' interest in classical and Christian music.


  • Preference given to students studying classical music and/or church music;
  • Secondary preference given to music students at the discretion of the music faculty;
  • Good standing with Fresno Pacific University;
  • Must meet NCAA Division II Regulations for scholarships if a student athlete;
  • Evidence of a Christian commitment to the Lordship of Christ in their lives;
  • Personal character reflects the moral and ethical standards of Fresno Pacific University.

Letter of Recommendation Requirement

This scholarship does not require a letter of recommendation.