The following scholarships are available for students in the Natural Science Division during the academic year. Scholarship applications are usually submitted in late February or early March for awarding in the subsequent academic year. Specific information regarding the application process for each scholarship is made available on this web site in early February.Please use the links below or scroll down the page for information regarding each scholarship.
|Natural Science Division Scholarship||Darnell Scholarship|
|H. Douglas Dean Memorial Scholarship||Litton Scholarship|
|Gregory V. Martinez Memorial Scholarship||Freshman / Entering Student Scholarships|
|Hughes Family Foundation Scholarship|
These awards are available to all students of the Natural Science Division and are designed to reward students for meritorious academic performance and service to the Division.
The H. Douglas Dean Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of long-time Pepperdine University biology professor H. Douglas Dean. Dr. Dean passed away on June 24, 1992 after a career of service to Seaver College and the Churches of Christ. Dr. Dean was particularly interested in the relationships between the sciences and religion.
The Gregory V. Martinez Memorial Scholarship was initiated by the Martinez family in memory of their son, Greg Martinez. Greg was a 1990 Sports Medicine graduate who died in a car accident on May 19, 1991. Greg was an outstanding student demonstrated by his high grade point average, his participation as a teaching and research assistant in Sports Medicine, and his many extracurricular and service activities. After graduating, Greg worked as a full-time research assistant in the Biology department at Pepperdine and tutored high school students in his spare time. Greg's personal dream was to enhance people's quality of life by combining his love for God and people, with his interest in medicine and sports. Greg had been accepted to medical school and planned to start his studies to become a physician in the fall of 1991. Greg Martinez would have wanted others to be granted the same opportunities he had received at Pepperdine University. Therefore, the Gregory V. Martinez Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to the student who best exemplifies the traits and characteristics of Greg.
The Gregory V. Martinez Memorial Scholarship will be awarded based on GPA, demonstrated record of involvement in Sports Medicine and allied health field activities outside of the classroom (such as research and/or internship experiences in sports medicine, leadership in Sports Medicine or other clubs, volunteer activities in health-related fields) and financial need.
These awards are available to all Sports Medicine majors by an annual gift from the Hughes Family Foundation. The scholarships are designed to reward students for meritorious academic performance and service to the Sports Medicine Program, Natural Science Division and University.
The Darnell Scholarship is available for computer science majors. There is no application process as the recipients are selected by the computer science faculty based upon their academic performance in the major.
The Litton Endowed Scholarship is available for computer science majors. There is no application process as the recipients are selected by the computer science faculty based upon their academic performance in the major. Awardees will be expected to attend a luncheon with Litton representatives.
The Natural Science Division grants most of its scholarship awards to students who have completed 30 or more units at Pepperdine and successfully demonstrated superior academic performance at Pepperdine and specifically in Natural Science Division courses. To reward exceptional entering or freshman students for their prior academic success, the Division may offer a limited number of $1,000 scholarships annually. Scholarship awards to matriculating students are based upon the student's admission materials, prior academic performance and faculty recommendation; there is no application to submit for the freshman or entering student scholarship awards. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the Seaver College Admission Office's Financial Information web site for information on other sources of scholarship and financial aid for entering students.