Endowment for Scholarships

Over the last decade, JBU has been blessed with multiple matching gift challenges. To date, 276 endowed scholarships have been created, awarding students over $2.1 million each year. JBU remains committed to providing the financial aid necessary to keep Christian higher education affordable for students and contribute to the long-term sustainability of the university.

$10 MILLION GOAL FOR 2019

 

 

$10.9 MillionGIVEN AND PLEDGED

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Hear from JBU students and staff about the power of endowed scholarships

Endowed Scholarship Growth

Project Impact

Making JBU More Affordable
Making JBU More Affordable

JBU helps combat the rising cost of education with a growing endowment for student scholarships and academic programs. Students are able to experience the gift of Christian higher education through these scholarships.

Supporting Current and Future Students
Supporting Current and Future Students

Endowed scholarships live on in perpetuity, benefitting current and future generations of students. Growth in endowed scholarships allows JBU to offer competitive financial aid packages, which increases student enrollment and retention rates.

Leave a Legacy
Leave a Legacy

Endowed scholarships established on behalf of family or in memory of loved ones create a legacy that will continue into JBU’s next century. Each scholarship is an incredible gift not only to the university but the students who receive them each year.

Kaitlin Grant ’15
Kaitlin Grant ’15

“I am so grateful for the scholarships that enabled me to attend JBU. The education I have received here has not only challenged me to be a better student, but also to become a person of deep empathy, integrity and authenticity.”

Hannah Garrett ’15
Hannah Garrett ’15

“I have always wanted to go to JBU but I knew I had significant financial obstacles to overcome. Through endowed scholarships, God made a way for me to attend JBU, prepare for a career in advertising and make incredible memories with life-long friends. Thank you for giving. It makes all the difference.”

Josh Bartlett ’15
Josh Bartlett ’15

“Endowed scholarships provide students the opportunity to experience an education that prepares them to excel in their field of study while instructing them how to use their skills and abilities for God’s Kingdom. I wouldn’t be at JBU without those incredible gifts. Thank you.”

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Visual Art Scholarship Challenge

The $1 Million Visual Art Endowed Scholarship Match Challenge launched in January 2015 was completed in just four short months. The challenge added $2 million to endowed scholarships for JBU visual art students that will be awarded to visual art students in the fall of 2015.