Scholarship Criteria

Applications and supporting documents (excluding official transcripts) can be sent to jsucac.scholarship@gmail.com or mailed to the address below. Materials sent via USPS mail must have a visible postmark. Incomplete and late application packets will not be considered for the scholarship.Requests for extensions beyond the April 8th deadline will not be honored. Please submit all documents to:

First Time Applicant (High School Seniors)

Your application package must contain the following items for consideration:

  • Complete application
  • Official high school transcript( Must be sent to our mail address)
  • ACT and / or SAT results
  • Two typed and signed letters of recommendation from a school counselor, instructor, or academic advisor (A signed, scanned copy (PDF only) is accepted if not mailed directly)
  • 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  2019-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 (Must be sent to our mail address)
  • 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.(A signed, scanned copy (PDF only) is accepted if not mailed directly)
  • 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 2019-JSUCAC-Returning Scholarship Application