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 / SAT / CLT superscore and GPA.
  • JBU does not evaluate the writing portion of the ACT, SAT or CLT 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 2017-2018 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:

ACT SAT CLT GPA
28+ 1310+ 86+ 3.5
27 1280 - 1300 84 3.8
26 1240-1270 82 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:

ACT SAT CLT GPA
27 1280-1300 84 3.5
26 1240-1270 82 3.6
25 1200-1230 78/80 3.8
24 1160-1190 76 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:

ACT SAT CLT GPA
26 1240-1270 82 3.5
25 1200-1230 78/80 3.5
24 1160-1190 76 3.7
23 1130-1150 74 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:

ACT

SAT

CLT GPA

23/24

1130-1190

74/76 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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