Graduate School Assistantships & Fellowships

A limited number of graduate assistantships, scholarships, and/or fellowships are available each academic year to eligible applicants. Applicants for all programs must have completed the application process and be officially admitted into the Graduate School at JBU. Applications must be submitted to the department for which you are applying for financial assistance by the specific deadline indicated on each application. Some of the specific scholarships, assistantships and fellowships are listed below.

For more information about fellowships and assistantships, refer to the Graduate Assistant Guide.

STUDENT DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANTSHIPS

JBU's Student Development Office offers a limited number of graduate assistantships in the areas of Residence Life, Campus Ministries, and Athletics. All Student Development GAs are strongly encouraged to pursue the M.A. in Higher Education, but this is not a requirement.

GRADUATE BUSINESS FELLOWSHIPS AND ASSISTANTSHIPS

Graduate Business Program Assistantships

Assistantships are available on a limited basis to all qualified applicants in the Graduate Business programs. Qualified applicants are those who have completed the application process and requirements before the application deadline.  For more information about current openings and the application process, click here: Graduate Business Program Assistantships

Soderquist Leadership Fellowships

The Soderquist Center for Leadership and Ethics offers a limited number of Soderquist Fellowships each year to students pursuing a graduate business degree or MFA. These fellowships include full tuition and a stipend for 30 hours of work per week at the Soderquist Center. Applications and resumes must be submitted online or postmarked by February 1. You can complete the fellowship application online, or mail it to: Soderquist Center for Leadership and Ethics; 2000 W University Street; Siloam Springs, AR 72761.

MFA in COLLABORATIVE DESIGN FELLOWSHIPS AND ASSISTANTSHIPS

Graduate Assistantship

The MFA Graduate Assistantship is awarded to well-qualified MFA students once every three years. The GA will be responsible for helping with logistics, recruiting, design, and social media management for the MFA in Collaborative Design. The assistant will need to have experience with social media, the Adobe Creative Cloud, and design skills. To apply for the positon, please submit a cover letter and resume to Todd Goehner, MFA Program Director at tgoehner@jbu.edu. (Download Flier)

Teaching Assistantship

The MFA Teaching Assistantship is awarded to well-qualified MFA students who have the requisite background to teach in the undergraduate visual arts program. The student would be chosen by the undergraduate faculty to teach specific visual art classes as an adjunct instructor, as needed by the department. To apply for the positon, please submit a cover letter and resume to Todd Goehner, MFA Program Director at tgoehner@jbu.edu. Include your art and/or design areas of expertise.

Soderquist Center for Leadership and Ethics Fellowships

The Soderquist Center for Leadership and Ethics offers a limited number of Soderquist Fellowships each year to students pursuing a graduate business degree or MFA. These fellowships include full tuition and a stipend for 30 hours of work per week at the Soderquist Center. Applications and resumes must be submitted online or postmarked by February 1. You can complete the fellowship application online, or mail it to: Soderquist Center for Leadership and Ethics; 2000 W University Street; Siloam Springs, AR 72761.

GRADUATE COUNSELING FELLOWSHIPS AND ASSISTANTSHIPS

Graduate Counseling Program Scholarships and Assistantships

A limited number of tuition scholarships and graduate counseling assistantship positions are available on a limited basis to all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants are those who have completed the application process by the scholarship/assistantship deadline and who will be enrolled as full-time graduate counseling students. Tuition scholarships are restricted to those seeking the Marriage and Family Therapy degree. There are no degree restrictions for the graduate assistantship positions but applicants must be in the counseling program.

All scholarship applications are made available December 1 and are to be returned and postmarked by February 1.  Applications are available at Scholarship Application. For questions or more information, please contact the Graduate Counseling office at gradcounseling@jbu.edu or by calling 479-238-8630.

Graduate Assistant for Counseling and Christian Formation

This assistantship is available to counseling students only and serves both the Graduate Counseling Department and JBU's Office of Christian Formation.  In addition to supporting the operations of the CARE Clinic, this person will also assist the director of Christian Formation in serving the pastoral needs of all JBU graduate students. 

For more information, download and complete the Graduate Counseling Scholarship Application and the GCF-GA Application or contact the Office of Christian Formation by e-mailing to tbalzer@jbu.edu.  Applications for this position must be postmarked by February 1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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