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2016 - 2017 Scholarship Application

Entering freshman academic scholarships based on ACT/SAT and high school GPA are awarded upon receipt and verification of transcripts and test scores. If you qualify for one of these academic scholarships, a formal scholarship offer and acceptance letter will be emailed to your JSU GEM account.  The acceptance letter is time sensitive and should be returned within the deadline listed in the letter. 

The deadline for scholarship submission is March 1, 2016 for the 2016-2017 academic year. In order to be considered for any scholarship you must complete the application and make sure you meet the qualifications and restrictions of the scholarship. Scholarship applications and listings are available at

Questions concerning the JSU Scholarship program or scholarship application(s) can be addressed to Martin Weldon or Rhonda Noah at or (256) 782-8385. Always include your JSU Student ID number in your correspondence.

Select the scholarships you are interested in applying for using the checkboxes, then fill out the application at the bottom of this page.

Click on the name of the scholarship to view the specific guidelines or additional requirements.
Essays and other required information can be added to the Additional Information box of the on line application. You can also fax (256) 782-8132, scan ( or mail any other documents to be considered:
Jacksonville State University
Attn: Scholarships
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265

Go Gamecocks!

The JSU application period is October 1, 2015 - March 1, 2016.

In order to receive any scholarship you must be unconditionally accepted, and have submitted an application, official test scores, and any supporting documentation as required by the specific scholarship.

You can check the status of your scholarship application(s) by contacting our office at Always include your JSU Student ID number in your correspondence. 

Application deadline for 2016 - 2017 is March 1, 2016.

Applications will not be accepted after the deadline date.

To apply for a Jacksonville State University Scholarship complete the application that follows. You can request additional information or check on the status of your application by sending an e-mail to Please include your full given name and JSU Student ID number in all correspondence.

General Information

Please enter your e-mail address* (Acknowledgement of Application Receipt will be sent)

First Name*
Middle/Maiden Name
Last Name*
JSU ID Number*
Home Phone
Other Phone
Note: JSU ID Number can be found on your Admissions letter.

Present Mailing Address


Use this space for additional address information:

High School Information

Name of School*
Graduation Year*
   Date ACT Taken
   Date SAT Taken
Note: If you scored at least 22 on the ACT or 1030 on the SAT, and are an entering freshman, you will be considered for the entering freshman JSU Academic scholarships. Once your application is submitted and you retake and score higher on the ACT or SAT it is the students responsibility to notify the scholarship office of your increased score.

Background Information

Are you a first generation college student? Yes     No
Please indicate the highest level of education for your parents
Were you raised in a single parent home? Yes     No
Are you a single parent? Yes     No
Are you an orphan or ward of the court? Yes     No
Have you been a resident of the state of Alabama for at least 1 year? Yes     No
Music Auditions (mark each interested):
    Band     Music Choral Ensembles     Music Gospel Choir     Music Opera
    Music Piano     Music Showchoir - Encore!     Music Voice

Transfer College / University

Name of School
Graduation Date
Degree awarded or sought

Returning JSU Students

Last Term Attended
Credit Hours
List the clubs, organizations, and activities which you are a member (continue in Additional Info Section below)
List any honors, awards and/or scholarships you have received (continue in Additional Info Section below)
Current JSU Nursing Students, Select your Upper Division Level:
1st Semester (NU 311/309/306)
2nd Semester (NU 322/325/326)
3rd Semester (NU 403/404/422)
4th Semester (NU 424/426/433)

Additional Information

Comments, essays, or additional information can be included below:

Note that by submitting this application electronically you are agreeing to the terms and conditions as listed on the JSU Scholarship Listing.

Incomplete applications WILL NOT be processed.

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