FINANCIAL PLANNING

 

Scholarships

Competitive Scholarships

The Presidential Scholarship

 

Each year John Brown University awards five Presidential scholarships to applicants who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement. To qualify, the following must be met:

1. ACT composite score of 29 or SAT 1280

2. 3.9 cumulative high school GPA or above (on 4.0 scale)

3. Top ten percentile ranking in high school class

4. Leadership potential

Interview with scholarship committee is strongly encouraged.

Presidential scholarship candidates must apply for admission to John Brown University and meet all applicable admissions requirements. The total scholarship package awarded will not exceed the cost of tuition.

The scholarship is fully renewable with a 3.2 cumulative GPA.

 

The Chancellor Scholarship

 

Each year John Brown University awards forty-five Chancellor scholarships to applicants who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement. To qualify, the following must be met:

1. ACT composite score of 29 or SAT 1280

2. 3.7 cumulative high school GPA or above (on 4.0 scale)

3. Top fifteen percentile ranking in high school class

4. Leadership potential

Scholarship candidates must apply for admission at John Brown University and meet all applicable admissions requirements. The total scholarship package awarded will not exceed the cost of tuition.

The scholarship is fully renewable with a 3.2 cumulative GPA.

 

Non-Competitive Academic Scholarships


Scholarships ranging from $3,000 to $13,000 per year are awarded to new full-time students in recognition of academic achievement. Awards to freshmen vary according to ACT or SAT scores, cumulative high school grade point averages, and class rank.

Academic scholarships are renewed annually contingent upon the student having the required cumulative GPA at the end of each spring term. Time limit of eligibility is four years. A fifth year of eligibility may be granted in certain cases by the Scholarship Committee. Students on academic scholarships may be asked to tutor or to assume other academic-related responsibilities.

Scholarship application forms may be obtained by contacting the Admissions or Financial Aid offices.

 

Named Scholarships

 

Many individuals and organizations have contributed funds because they believe in the university's mission, and they desire to help make John Brown University affordable to academically qualified and deserving men and women. A large number of these scholarships are given in memory of friends or family and are perpetual in nature.

Criteria for scholarship awards may include need, merit, and leadership characteristics.

 

Music Scholarship and Athletic Scholarships

 

Scholarships are available to students with demonstrated musical or athletic ability. Music/Choral scholarships are awarded by the Music Department based on major and/or participation in such groups as the Cathedral Choir, Women's Chorus, and Instrumental Ensemble. Financial aid may be available for participation in certain sports such as men's basketball, soccer, tennis, cross-country, cheerleading, and golf, or women's basketball, soccer, volleyball, cross-country, cheerleading, and tennis.