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Martin Weldon
Assistant Director, Financial Aid
Scholarships and Veterans Affairs

Rhonda Noah
Scholarship Specialist

The entering Freshman Academic Scholarship Committee meets weekly. All scholarship offers are sent to the JSU Student Email account.  Please monitor your JSU Student email account for important messages from our office which will only be sent to your JSU GEM account. Your student email logon information is reflected in your JSU Admissions letter. Also, the results are posted to our Facebook Page. Connect with JSU Scholarships  Find us on Facebook  Martin at Jacksonville St

The 2015 - 2016 application closed on 1 March 2015.  Scholarship recipients have been selected and Students were sent email notification of the status of their application through their JSU STU account.

The new application period opened 1 October 2015 and will close 1 March 2016.

Out-of-State JSU scholarship recipients:  If you qualify and accept a JSU scholarship, you will be automatically eligible for the in-state tuition rate.  Over the course of four years, this has the potential to save you more than $27,168!

The JSU Presidential Scholarship. The scholarship will pay 12 in-state traditional classroom tuition hours for the Fall and for the Spring Semesters and is renewable for 1 additional year, total of 48 semester hours. To apply for this scholarship, select the Listing & Application tab on the left side of this screen and check the JSU Presidential Transfer Scholarship box.

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. Our office is located in Room 105, Bibb Graves Hall.

Jacksonville State University offers various scholarships for entering freshman as well as returning and transfer students. Academic Scholar scholarships are given consideration to entering freshmen based on unconditional acceptance prior to the March 1 deadline. Awarding of these academic scholarships is contingent upon submission of the on line application, receipt of official ACT/SAT test scores, completion of an admission application and unconditional acceptance.

Most scholarships are based on the applicant's academic or extracurricular record, while some are based on demonstrated financial need. Students must complete a scholarship application to be considered for those scholarships listed on the University Scholarship listing. Those requesting scholarships based on need should also submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The quickest way to apply is online.

Remember: March 1, 2016, is the deadline to apply. 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.

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