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JSU Faculty Scholarships

Most Honors students also qualify for a variety of scholarships, including the prestigious Elite Honors Scholarship.

To qualify for the Elite Honors Scholarship, Elite Scholarship, Faculty Scholarship, Gamecock Scholarship or Gem of the Hills Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria: Alabama resident or a resident of one of the following Georgia counties: Bartow, Carroll, Chattooga, Coweta, Douglas, Floyd, Haralson, Heard, Paulding, Polk (Documentation may be required), Alabama high school graduate or Georgia high school graduate from one of the previously listed counties, entering freshman, unconditionally accepted and U.S. citizen. Official test scores must be on file at JSU prior to the deadline.

Applicants for the Elite Honors Scholarship must have a high school cumulative 3.5 GPA through the 11th grade. Elite Honors Scholarship candidates will be contacted and required to submit an essay and resume.

For a complete scholarship listing, consult the scholarship guide on the web at or call the Scholarship Office at 256-782-5677.

seniors_2013Elite Honors Scholars 2010-11

  1. Gregory Felch (Huntsville, AL)
  2. Whitney Gaut (Wilsonville, AL)
  3. Brian Hinkemeyer (Newnan, GA)
  4. Terry Hinkemeyer (Newnan, GA)
  5. Evan Mince (Ft. Payne, AL)
  6. Emilee Smith (Jacksonville, AL)

seniors_2014Elite Honors Scholars 2011-12

  1. Micah Burns (Oxford, AL)
  2. Barbara Edwards (Oxford, AL)
  3. Lea Isbell (Lineville, AL)
  4. Daniel Jackson (Altoona, AL)
  5. Lauren McClendon (Rainbow City, AL)
  6. Emily Smith (Guin, AL)
  7. Noah Trudeau (Gadsden, AL)

juniors_2014Elite Honors Scholars 2012-13

  1. Lora Corbin (Henager, AL)
  2. Alaina Durham (Bryant, AL)
  3. Trent Ford (Winfield, AL)
  4. Katie Loper (Odenville, AL)
  5. Amanda Parker (Oxford, AL)
  6. David Rickless (Anniston, AL)
  7. Katie Wood (Ranburne, AL)

sophomores_2014Elite Honors Scholars 2013-14

  1. Alyssa Cunningham (Arley, AL)
  2. Caelan Goss (Piedmont, AL)
  3. Abigail Jaskowski (Jacksonville, AL)
  4. Storm Johnson (Rainsville, AL)
  5. Dylan Kyser (Dora, AL)
  6. Alex McFry (Anniston, AL)
  7. Wesley Schultz (Harvest, AL)
  8. Erin Whetzel (Harvest, AL)

freshmen_2014Elite Honors Scholars 2014-15

  1. Peter Abney (Tallapoosa, GA)
  2. Katie Cline (Jacksonville, AL)
  3. Kendall Gulledge (Southside, AL)
  4. Bailey Heflin (Oxford, AL)
  5. John Mackey (Pike Road, AL)
  6. Sawyer McKay (Henagar, AL)
  7. Krista McNutt (Pell City, AL)
  8. Jennie Tanner (Trussville, AL)

group_2014Honors Program Application

Honors Program Application

Elite Honors Scholarship Application

(for Entering Freshmen only)

To apply for the Elite Honors Scholarship, students should contact the University Scholarship Office at
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