Virgil and Nancy Goossen Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1978 to provide financial aid to students wishing to attend Fresno Pacific University. This scholarship was established by Virgil and Nancy Goossen as part of their commitment to Christian higher education.


  • Student applicants who profess a belief in Christianity;
  • Student athletes must meet NCAA Division II Regulations for scholarships;
  • Student applications who demonstrate potential for making a contribution to church and society.

Special Criteria

Direct descendants of the Virgil and Nancy Goossen family will be given preference to receive this scholarship. If there are no qualifying descendents attending FPU, the scholarship will become available to students who meet the eligibility requirements. If you are a descendant, please describe how you are related to Virgil and Nancy Goossen.

Letter of Recommendation Requirement

This scholarship does not require a letter of recommendation.