LEAD Scholarship Application

Applying for the LEAD Scholarship

Biola University's long-standing mission has been to prepare and equip students for leadership to serve the Christian community and society at large. In keeping with its mission, the University desires to provide a program designed to recruit and retain students who are committed to diversity and have a passion for promoting multicultural awareness. We believe these students will make distinctive contributions and provide cultural enrichment both inside and outside the University.

Who is eligible?

Any student who has developed a personal understanding of their own ethnic background and has engaged in activities that promote multi-ethnic awareness, learning, and celebration within the context of the United States. In addition, students applying should have a cumulative high school GPA of a 3.0 or above, and/or cumulative transfer GPA of a 2.5 or higher.


$4,000 to $6,500 per years

Application process

Students desiring considering for the 2013-2014 LEAD Scholarship must submit this completed application, as well as responses to the questions listed below, no later than January 29, 2014. A student must have completed the admissions process to Biola by February 14 to be considered for this scholarship. You have the option to mail your application to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Attn: Multi-Ethnic Outreach
13800 Biola Ave.
La Mirada, CA 90639

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