Scholarship Criteria

 

First Time Applicant (High School Seniors)

Your application package must contain the following items for consideration:

  • Complete application
  • Official high school transcript
  • ACT and / or SAT results
  • Two typed and signed letters of recommendation from a school counselor, instructor, or academic advisor
  • Biographical Sketch (A brief biography about you, your life, and your goals)
  • Self-composed typed essay (a minimum of 500 words using standard, Times New Roman, 12 font.  Please indicate your name at the top, right-hand corner of your essay ) on the topic noted in the  2018-JSUCAC-Freshman Scholarship Application

Returning/Transfer Students

Your application package must contain the following items for consideration:

  • Complete application
  • Official college transcripts indicating a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • One typed and signed letter of recommendation (dated within one year) from a JSU professor, academic advisor, work study supervisor, or on-campus student activity advisor. All letters must be on JSU letterhead and include an email address and contact number.
  • Biographical Sketch (A brief biography about you, your life, and your goals)
  • Self-composed typed essay (Minimum 500 words using standard Times New Roman, 12 font, Please indicate your name at the top, right hand corner of your essay)  on the topic noted in the 2018-JSUCAC-Returning Scholarship Application