Need-Based Scholarships

2018–2019 Award Amounts

All need-based scholarships listed here require financial need as determined by the FAFSA.

JBU Church Matching Grant (Up to $500)

JBU Scholarship Fund (Up to $10,000)

  • Yearly scholarships awarded: limited
  • Requires financial need

Family Christian Service Award (Up to $1,000)

  • Yearly scholarships awarded: limited
  • Parent(s) employed in full-time Christian Service
  • Requires financial need

Missionary Children's Scholarship ($2,000)

  • Limited number of awards each year
  • For dependent children of full-time missionaries serving outside the US
  • Requires financial need

Community Changers Scholarship ($500–$8,000)

  • Limited number of awards each year
  • This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate leadership potential and a dedication to the improvement of their community.
  • Priority deadline: December 1 (Early Commit Track)


Limited to first generation and/or minority students
Financial Need
Typically given to students with less than a 25 ACT score
First year at JBU (transfer or freshman)
Traditional undergraduate program (Siloam Springs Campus)

Required Documents:

CCS Application
Personal Reference