Helping you pay for JBU
We get it. Going to graduate school is a big investment. You deserve a transparent, helpful financial aid experience to make accurate decisions about your graduate education.
Scholarships & grants
Community Partnership Scholarship
Do you or a family member work for one of these organizations? You could be eligible to receive up to $2,500 per year toward your graduate tuition.
- Arkansas Department of Education
- Arkansas Children's
- City of Siloam Springs
- Field Agent
- Harvest Group
- J.B. Hunt
- Mercy Health
- Simmons Foods
- Tyson Foods
- Walmart/Sam's Club
Teacher education grants
Teacher Opportunity Program (TOP)
The Arkansas Department of Higher Education provides tuition reimbursement to Arkansas teachers or administrators for up to six credit hours per year, not to exceed $3,000. Apply online before June 1. Find more information here.
Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant
The US Department of Education provides grants to students who commit to teach for at least four years in a high-need field after graduation. Students must maintain at least a 3.25 GPA to receive and retain this scholarship. For more information, visit the StudentAid.gov website.
Graduate scholarships, assistantships & grants
There are a variety of scholarships for graduate students. Some of these scholarships are need-based, and some are based on merit.
- Graduate Business Scholarship
- Graduate Diversity Scholarship
- Graduate Education Diversity Scholarship
- John V. Carmack Graduate Counseling Scholarship
- Graduate School Assistantships & Fellowships
Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund
The Single Parent Scholarship Fund (SPSF) awards scholarships to low-income single parents pursuing post-secondary education in preparation for skilled employment. To apply for a scholarship or to get involved, contact your local SPSF affiliate.
Native American Scholarships
Please contact your tribe to find out about the educational benefits available.
Students with Disabilities
Government website with information on financial aid for Americans with disabilities.
Minority Student Scholarships
Many employers offer reimbursement to employees who pursue higher education. Please contact your employer to find out about the benefits offered.