Scholarship Event

Compete for one of JBU's top academic scholarships

February 16–17, 2020


Congratulations on your invitation to compete for one of JBU's top academic scholarships!

We have a limited number of seats, so we recommend that you RSVP early to reserve your spot.

Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.

We look forward to seeing you on campus soon!


The event begins Sunday evening with a semi-formal banquet. On Monday, you'll interview for one of our top scholarships. Your interview times will be assigned at the event.

You'll also have the opportunity to take part in a Q&A session with President Pollard, attend classes and learn more about the JBU Honors Scholars Program. Other events include campus tours, chapel and an overnight stay in one of our residence halls. 

Sunday, February 16

5–6:00 pm

Registration and Hors d’oeuvres

6–7:15 pm

Honors Banquet | Kresge Dining Hall

7:30–9:00 pm

Q & A with President Pollard (Parents)

7:30–8:45 pm

Honors Coffee House (Students)

9–10:00 pm

The Gathering | Cathedral of the Ozarks

Monday, February 17

Time assigned at event

Individual Interviews | Honors Center

Time assigned at event

Group Interviews | Executive Board Room

7–9:30 am

Breakfast | Kresge Dining Hall

9–10:00 am

Honors Scholars Program information session

10–10:45 am

Financial Aid information session

9 am–2:00 pm

Class visits

10 am–3:00 pm

Academic Department Showcases

11:00 am

Campus tour

11:30 am–1:30 pm


1:00 pm

Campus Tour

Recommended reading for the event

Come and Listen

Excerpted from President Pollard's book May It Always Be True: Educating Students in Faith

Copyright ©2010 by Charles W. Pollard
Reprinted by permission of the publisher, ACU Press

Why a Christian College?

Excerpted from Arthur Holmes' book The Idea of a Christian College

Interested in reading more? Purchase the book here.

Copyright ©1975 by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Reprinted by permission of the publisher; all rights reserved.

What to bring

We suggest business casual attire for the banquet and for your interview(s). Dress as you would for an important job interview. 

If you are spending the night on campus, please bring:

  • sleeping bag
  • pillow
  • towel
  • toiletries

Contact information and other details

Please contact the Associate Director of Enrollment Events, Tori Ledbetter, at or 479-524-7161.

Compete for one of JBU's top academic scholarships