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, refer to the Graduate Assistant Guide.


JBU's Student Development Office offers a limited number of graduate assistantships in the areas of Residence Life and Athletics. All Student Development GAs are strongly encouraged to pursue the M.A. in Higher Education, but this is not a requirement. 


Graduate Business Program Assistantships

Assistantships are available on a limited basis to all qualified applicants in the Graduate Business programs. Qualified applicants are those who have completed the application process and requirements before the application deadline.  For more information about current openings and the application process, click here: Graduate Business Program Assistantships

Soderquist Leadership Fellowships

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


Graduate Counseling Program Scholarships and Assistantships

A limited number of tuition scholarships and graduate counseling assistantship positions are available on a limited basis to all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants are those who have completed the application process by the scholarship/assistantship deadline and who will be enrolled as full-time graduate counseling students. Tuition scholarships are restricted to those seeking the Marriage and Family Therapy degree. There are no degree restrictions for the graduate assistantship positions but applicants must be in the counseling program.

All scholarship applications are made available December 1 and are to be returned and postmarked by February 1.  For questions or more information, please contact the Graduate Counseling office at or by calling 479-238-8630.

Center for Healthy Relationships Graduate Fellowship

When available, CHR offers two graduate fellowships.  Students enrolled in the MFT or MFT/CMHC tracks may apply.   Applicants must be enrolled as full-time graduate students and be available to work CHR for 15-20 hours per week for 40 weeks. An ‘up to’ 18-hour scholarship is also awarded to students occupying these positions each year (you must complete a separate scholarship application through the Graduate Counseling Department). The Graduate Felllowship I position is typically a two-year appointment, although good academic standing, full-time enrollment and good job performance must be consistently maintained to retain the fellowship for a second year.  The Graduate Fellowship II position is a one-year position offered to a current student who has completed at least 45 credit hours and has at least 18 credit hours to go. A complete description of the positions, the applications, and the reference forms are posted on our website









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