Need-Based Scholarships

2019–2020 Award Amounts

All need-based scholarships listed here require financial need as determined by the FAFSA and are available only to students in the traditional undergraduate program (Siloam Springs Campus).

Community Changers Scholarship: $500–$8,000

This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate leadership potential and a dedication to the improvement of their community.

  • Application process:
    • File the FAFSA 
    • Complete the CCS Application
    • Submit a personal reference
  • Qualifiers
    • Limited to first generation and/or minority students
    • Typically given to students with less than a 25 ACT score
    • Only awarded to new incoming students at JBU (transfer or freshman)
  • Priority deadline: December 1 (Early Commit Track)
  • Yearly scholarships awarded: limited

Missionary Children's Scholarship: Up to $2,000

  • Application process:
    • File the FAFSA 
  • Requires financial need
  • For dependent children of full-time missionaries serving abroad
  • Yearly scholarships awarded: limited

Family Christian Service Award: Up to $1,000

  • Application process:
    • File the FAFSA 
  • Requires financial need
  • For dependent children of parent(s) employed in full-time Christian Service
  • Yearly scholarships awarded: limited

JBU Scholarship Fund: Up to $12,000

  • Application process:
    • File the FAFSA 
  • Requires financial need
  • Yearly scholarships awarded: limited

JBU Church Matching Grant: Up to $500