Scholarships, Assistantships, & Grants

Financial assistance available to qualified students

Down Arrow Icon


JBU Graduate Scholarships

Graduate Business Scholarship
The Graduate Business Scholarship is designed to recognize an entering student in the field of business who shows strong vision and potential for using their education to create positive impact. For more information or to apply, visit the Graduate Business Scholarship webpage.

Graduate Diversity Scholarships
The Graduate School offers scholarships to students who will increase program diversity and strengthen service to various cultural communities. For more information or to apply, visit Graduate Diversity Scholarships.

John V. Carmack Graduate Counseling Scholarship
The John V. Carmack Graduate Counseling Scholarship is named in honor of Professor Emeritus John V. Carmack, who served as director of graduate counseling programs at JBU from 2001 to 2017. The Carmack Scholarship is designed to recognize an entering student in the MS in Marriage and Family Therapy program who represents the values of the honoree. More information is found on the John V Carmack Scholarship webpage.



Teacher Education Grants

Teacher Opportunity Program (TOP)
The Arkansas Department of Higher Education provides tuition reimbursement to Arkansas teachers or administrators for up to six credit hours per year, not to exceed $3,000. Apply online before June 1. Find more information here.

Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant
The US Department of Education provides grants to students who commit to teach for at least four years in a high-need field after graduation. Students must maintain at least a 3.25 GPA to receive and retain this scholarship. For more information, visit the website.



Other Graduate Scholarships

Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund
The Single Parent Scholarship Fund (SPSF) awards scholarships to low-income single parents pursuing post-secondary education in preparation for skilled employment. To apply for a scholarship or to get involved, contact your local SPSF affiliate.

Native American Scholarships
Please contact your tribe to find out about the educational benefits available.

Other Scholarships
In your community, inquire about scholarships available from your local Chamber of Commerce, church, civic groups, library, etc.

Apply for scholarships free online at the following websites:

The government has established a website that includes information on colleges and financial aid for Americans with disabilities -

Research scholarships for minority students via the following websites:

Discover more about Study Abroad Scholarships via



JBU Assistantships and Fellowships

JBU offers a limited number of graduate assistantships and/or fellowships are each academic year. Accepted students should submit applications to their graduate department by the date specified. For more information, please visit the Fellowships and Assistantships webpage.