Admission, Costs, and Financial Aid Scholarships Presidential Deans Honors Trustee Knight Award Wilson Tuition Scholarship Wilson and Distinguished Scholarships are the most prestigious awards given by the University of Jamestown to incoming freshmen. The Wilson Scholarship is established in memory of the late Dr. and Mrs. John L. Wilson. Six students are selected each year in recognition of their academic and leadership achievements. Two students receive full tuition awards, four students receive $14,000 per year awards, and Honors Scholarship Day participants who are not recipients of a Wilson Scholarship receive $1,000 per year Distinguished Scholarships. These scholarships are renewable for up to four years. Melvin R. Arnold Science and Mathematics Tuition Scholarship The Melvin R. Arnold Science & Mathematics Tuition Scholarship program was established in memory of Melvin R. Arnold to assist students majoring or minoring in chemistry. The Melvin R. Arnold Science & Mathematics Tuition Scholarship is valued at $1,500 in the first year, $2,000 in the sophomore year, $2,500 in the junior year, and $3,000 in the senior year (this scholarship is in addition to one other academic scholarship with the total award not to exceed full tuition). Mel Arnold Scholars must plan to major in chemistry, biochemistry, or minor in chemistry with a major in biology, math or clinical laboratory science. For further high school academic credential requirements see the admission office. 18
Scholarship renewability will be reviewed by the Melvin R. Arnold Scholarship Committee following the end of each semester. Mel Arnold Scholars must make â€œsatisfactory progressâ€? toward a chemistry degree or an appropriate major in combination with a chemistry minor. Fine Arts Scholarship Fine Arts scholarships are awarded to incoming students and renewed at the discretion of the fine arts department. Auditions or portfolios may be required and continued eligibility is based on participation in the activity or program. Athletic Scholarship Athletic scholarships are available for men and women participating in intercollegiate sports. University of Jamestown does not stack athletic awards on top of our traditional scholarships. Student athletes who receive a scholarship package from an athletic program are not eligible for additional academic scholarships. Legacy Tuition Award The Legacy Tuition Award is designed to honor families who have supported the University of Jamestown with enrolling and graduating two or more family members (parent, grandparent, brother or sister). This award is valued at $1,000 annually with a total value of $4,000 over four years.
Federal Grants Pell Grant The Pell Grant is designed to provide financial assistance to meet educational costs on the basis of need as determined by the FAFSA. For the 2018-2019 academic year, grants range from $611 to $6,096 per year. The Department of Education updates the Pell Grant chart on an annual basis.