Graduate School Assistantships & Fellowships

A limited number of graduate assistantships, scholarships, and/or fellowships are available each academic year to eligible applicants. Applicants for all programs must have completed the application process and be officially admitted into the Graduate School at JBU. Applications must be submitted to the department for which you are applying for financial assistance by the specific deadline indicated on each application. Some of the specific scholarships, assistantships and fellowships are listed below.

For more information about fellowships and assistantships, contact the program office.

Graduate Assistantships in Athletics

The Student Development Office offers a limited number of Graduate Assistantships in the areas of Athletics.  Student Development GAs are strongly encouraged to pursue the M.A. in Higher Education. 

Graduate Assistantship in College Student Ministries

The Graduate Assistantship in College Student Ministries assists and reports to the Director of Outreach Ministries and Director of Christian Formation in various ministry initiatives for the JBU undergraduate and graduate populations.  A wide variety of programming and student involvement are available to this GA.  Tasks will be assigned based on the particular giftedness of the GA and the needs of the department and the particular student populations this position serves.  The position is open to students enrolled in the M.A. in Higher Education program at John Brown University. 

Graduate Business Assistantships 

The Soderquist College of Business offers a Graduate Assistantship to a qualified student pursuing a graduate degree in the College.  A qualified applicant are those who have completed the application process and requirements before the application deadline. Click here to learn more.

Milestone Leadership Fellowships

Milestone Leadership offers a limited number of Soderquist Fellowships each year to students pursuing a graduate business degree. These fellowships include full tuition and a stipend for 30 hours of work per week at Milestone Leadership. Applications and resumes must be submitted online or postmarked by February 1. You can complete the fellowship application online, or mail it to: Milestone Leadership; 2000 W University Street; Siloam Springs, AR 72761. 

Outdoor Program Management Assistantships Through New Life Ranch

New Life Ranch provides housing and financial support for selected graduate students pursuing the M.S. in Outdoor Program Management.  (the NLR program does not provide tuition support). Click here to learn more.

Graduate Counseling Assistantships

A limited number of Graduate Assistantship (GA) positions are available within the Graduate Counseling Department (GCD) in partnership with the Center for Health Relationships (CHR). Eligible GA applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student in the GCD as a Clinical Mental Health Counseling or Marriage & Family Therapy major and maintain a GPA of 3.0 within the degree program. In addition, applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to working with couples and families, particularly in restoring relationships and marriages. Applicants must be available to work 28 hours per week at a select JBU campus or Community Counseling Clinic locations.

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Graduate Fellows in the Center for Healthy Relationships

The Center for Healthy Relationships offers two graduate fellow positions.  Graduate Fellow I is an entry level appointment for a graduate student enrolled full-time in the M.S. in Marriage and Family degree program. Graduate Fellow I works under the direct supervision of a CHR staff member. 

Graduate Fellow II is a one year position for a graduate student who has completed at least one full year in the M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy program and has a minimum of 18 credit hours to be completed.  The Graduate Fellow II works under the direct supervision of the CHR staff.

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