Academic Merit-Based Scholarships

2015-2016 Award Amounts

  • Acceptance for admissions required. Scholarship based on information received by May 1.
  • Academic awards are based upon ACT or SAT superscore and GPA.
  • JBU does not evaluate the writing portion of neither ACT nor SAT when determining scholarship eligibility.

*Only one academic scholarship per student.

The following amounts are for the 2015-2016 school year.

National Merit Award ($14,000)

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

Trustee's Award ($10,500)

Freshman requirements:

       SAT ACT GPA
1250+ 28+  ---
1210 - 1240 27 3.6
1170 - 1200 26 3.8
1130 - 1160 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 ($8,500)

Freshman requirements:

       SAT ACT GPA
1210 - 1240 27 ---
1170 - 1200 26 3.6
1130 - 1160 25 3.8
1090 - 1120 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 ($6,500)

Freshman requirements:

       SAT ACT GPA
1130 - 1200 25/26 ---
1090 - 1120 24 3.6
1050 - 1080 23 3.8
1020 - 1040 22 4.0

Renewal: 3.2 cumulative GPA

Transfer Requirements:

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

Academic Opportunity Award ($4,500)

Freshman requirements:

       SAT

ACT GPA

1050 - 1120

23/24 ---

Renewal: 3.2 cumulative GPA

Transfer Requirements:

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