Celebrate Azusa Citizens Scholarship/Nancy Moore Scholarship

This scholarship was established to recognize the 15-year partnership that Nancy Moore, associate superintendent for Azusa Unified School District, developed with APU. Moore was instrumental in initiating a variety of youth education and community service programs.

This scholarship distinguishes a student who displays Nancy Moore’s dedication to education and community service. Up to nine students will be chosen as recipients each academic year.


  1. The Celebrate Azusa Citizens Scholarship/Nancy Moore Scholarship is for students who currently attend Azusa High School, Gladstone High School, or Sierra High School and plan to enroll at APU, or for graduates of these schools who currently attend Citrus College.
  2. Reside in the City of Azusa.
  3. Demonstrate a commitment to the Four Cornerstones of Azusa Pacific University: Christ, Scholarship, Community, and Service.
  4. Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 or a minimum Citrus College GPA of 2.2.
  5. Possess a passion for community service within the Azusa community.
  6. Have proven leadership skills (e.g., volunteer work in the city of Azusa, or participated in cocurricular activities in high school, and/or athletics, youth group, ASB, parks and recreation, or youth group involvement).
  7. Be admitted to Azusa Pacific University. It is strongly recommended that students complete the FAFSA and be admitted for the appropriate year by March 2.

Yearly Amount

Up to $5,000 ($2,500 per semester). Award amount will be prorated if enrolled less than full-time (9-11 units at 75 percent, 6-8 units at 50 percent). On rare occasions, the amount originally offered may be reduced or eliminated due to federal, state, and/or institutional policies. See the Stacking Financial Aid policy for more information on possible restrictions.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the FAFSA as soon as possible after the first FAFSA filing date.
  2. For an application and more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.


Once the student’s financial aid file is complete, the award usually disburses into the student’s APU account during the first month of the semester (first half of the award in fall, the second half in spring), or later depending on when documentation is received.


Up to four years (depending on your grade level when you first enrolled at APU). Eligibility for this award may change if new information is received.

To Retain Eligibility

The student must:

  1. Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  2. Maintain at least a 2.8 cumulative GPA at APU.
  3. Enroll in at least 12 units each semester at APU.
  4. Participate in at least 30 hours of community engagement within the city of Azusa each academic year.
  5. Participate in the Azusa Scholars Program.