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John F. Kennedy University awards a variety of scholarships to its new and continuing students. The criteria and timing of these awards vary; contact the Financial Aid Office at 925.969.3385 for details about the scholarships, applications and deadlines.

Incoming Hispanic/Latino Student Scholarships
This scholarship is for incoming Hispanic/Latino students who are attending JFK University for the first time. This includes first year students and transfer students.  Applicants for this scholarship should use the 2014-15 Scholarship Application on the right under "Related Downloads."

Dean's Scholarships
These scholarships are awarded for Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer sessions.  The deadlines for these scholarships are October 1 and April 1, respectively. For the application and other details, please see the 2014-15 Scholarship Application under "Related Downloads" on the right sidebar.

Diversity Scholarships
Jacqueline Kennedy Scholarship
Alice Walker Scholarship
See "Diversity Scholarship Application" under "Related Downloads"on the right.

Community College Transfer Scholarship
To apply, please use the 2014-15 Scholarship Application available for download on the right side.


In addition, the Fisher Library has scholarship resources available in its reference collection. Please see Library staff to use these books.

The Museum Studies program presents three annual awards to outstanding graduates who are nominated by the Museum Studies faculty members.

  • Joy E. Feinberg Award for Outstanding Leadership in Museum Studies
  • Gail Anderson Award for Scholarship in Museums and Social Responsibility
  • Ted Greenberg Award for Outstanding Contribution to Collections Management