Academic Merit-Based Scholarships

2017-2018 Award Amounts

  • Acceptance for admissions required. Scholarship based on information received by March 1.
  • Academic awards are based upon ACT or SAT superscore and GPA.
  • JBU does not evaluate the writing portion of neither ACT or SAT when determining scholarship eligibility.

*Only one academic scholarship per student.

The following amounts are for the 2017-2018 school year.

National Merit Award ($14,250)

Freshman requirements:
National Merit Finalist or Semi-Finalist.
Limited awards.
Renewal: 3.2 cumulative GPA

Trustee's Award ($11,000)

Freshman requirements:

       SAT ACT GPA
1310+ 28+ 3.5
1280 - 1300 27 3.6
1240-1270 26 3.8
1200-1230 25 4.0

Renewal: 3.2 cumulative GPA

Transfer Requirements:

  • 3.6 cumulative GPA with 24 transfer hours 
  • Renewal: 3.2 cumulative GPA

Dean's Award ($9,000)

Freshman requirements:

       SAT ACT GPA
1280-1300 27 3.5
1240-1270 26 3.6
1200-1230 25 3.8
1160-1190 24 4.0

Renewal: 3.2 cumulative GPA

Transfer Requirements:

  • 3.5 cumulative GPA with 24 transfer hours
  • Renewal: 3.2 cumulative GPA

Professor's Award ($7,000

Freshman requirements:

       SAT ACT GPA
1240-1270 26 3.5
1200-1230 25 3.5
1160-1190 24 3.6
 1130-1150  23 3.8

Renewal: 3.2 cumulative GPA

Transfer Requirements:

  • 3.4 cumulative GPA with 24 transfer hours
  • Renewal: 3.2 cumulative GPA

Scholar's Award ($5,000)

Freshman requirements:

       SAT

ACT GPA

1160-1190

24 3.5

1130-1150

23 3.5

Renewal: 3.2 cumulative GPA

Transfer Requirements:

  • 3.3 cumulative GPA with 24 transfer hours
  • Renewal: 3.2 cumulative GPA
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