JBU Awards Six Full-Tuition Presidential Scholarships

SILOAM SPRINGS, Arkansas (Feb. 13, 2024) - John Brown University awarded the final three Presidential Scholarships this past week to Darissa Ennes from Monet, Missouri; Citlali Oritz Tinajero from Rogers, Arkansas; and Abrie Ables from Malvern, Arkansas.

Each year, JBU hosts a Scholarship Competition in November and February and invites prospective students who qualify based on academic performance. The competition includes rigorous interviews conducted by various faculty and staff on the JBU campus.

From the two weekends, JBU awarded Presidential Scholarships to six students who demonstrated great academic achievement as well as social and spiritual maturity. The scholarship is valued at $120,000, awarded over four years.

The other three Presidential Scholarship winners announced in the fall were Ryane Owens from Bixby, Oklahoma; Luis Chojolan from Guatemala; and Grace Higley from Bentonville, Arkansas.

JBU also awarded more than $4 million in Chancellor's Scholarships to some of the students that participated in the competition.

For more information on scholarships at JBU, please visit jbu.edu/scholarships.

John Brown University is a leading private Christian university, training students to honor God and serve others since 1919. Arkansas’ top-ranked university (The Wall Street Journal) and top-ranked regional university (U.S. News), JBU enrolls more than 2,200 students from 37 states and 42 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, online and concurrent education programs. JBU offers over 50 undergraduate majors, with top programs including nursing, psychology, business, computer science, construction management, graphic design, family and human services, and engineering. Eighteen graduate degrees are available in business, counseling, cybersecurity, and education.

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