Academic Merit-Based Scholarships

2018-2019 Award Amounts

  • Acceptance for admissions required. Scholarship based on information received by February 15.
  • Academic awards are based upon ACT or SAT superscore and GPA.
  • JBU does not evaluate the writing portion of either the ACT or SAT when determining scholarship eligibility.
  • Only one academic scholarship per student.
  • International students are not eligible for merit-based scholarships.

The following amounts are for the 2018-2019 school year.

Chart of Academic Merit Based Scholarship qualifications and award amounts. Chart data is listed in live text below.

National Merit Award ($14,250)

Freshman requirements:

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

Trustee's Award ($11,000)

Freshman requirements:

SAT ACT GPA
1310+ 28+ 3.5
1280 - 1300 27 3.8
1240-1270 26 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 ($9,000)

Freshman requirements:

SAT ACT GPA
1280-1300 27 3.5
1240-1270 26 3.6
1200-1230 25 3.8
1160-1190 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 ($7,000)

Freshman requirements:

SAT ACT GPA
1240-1270 26 3.5
1200-1230 25 3.5
1160-1190 24 3.7
1130-1150 23 3.8

Renewal: 3.2 cumulative GPA

Transfer Requirements:

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

Scholar's Award ($5,000)

Freshman requirements:

SAT

ACT GPA

1130-1190

23/24 3.5

Renewal: 3.2 cumulative GPA

Transfer Requirements:

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