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Value Education with Scholarship Programs

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John F. Kennedy University’s value of access to education steered the University to provide various scholarships through its three colleges (Law, Psychology and Holistic Studies, and Business and Professional Studies). Qualified students may receive a scholarship based on their needs or academic performance. The University also provides additional scholarships for students transferring from community colleges and Veteran students.

Below is a list of available scholarships at JFKU.  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.

TRANSFER TO TRIUMPH SCHOLARSHIP
Available for all students transferring from a community college to JFKU

  • Waives application fee
  • Covers 25% of the first term and the last two courses of undergraduate degree
  • No application needed

CONTRA COSTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP
Available for students transferring from a Contra Costa Community College District college

  • Two $5000 per year awarded to students based on financial aid need

DIVERSITY STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Available for current and new students

  • Two $5000 per year scholarships are awarded yearly to students. Recipients will participate on the Diversity Committee.
  • Students may submit obtain more information and submit application through the Diversity Office at diversity@jfku.edu

YELLOW RIBBON SCHOLARSHIP
Available for Veteran students

  • Matching funds for those Veterans who have 100 percent eligibility from the Post-9/11 GI Bill
  • No application needed

NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIP
Available for all students

  • Award amount varies based on financial need
  • No application needed

MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIP
Available for all students

  • Award amount varies
  • College deans determine eligible  recipients  based on academic performance
  • No application needed

JFKU PARTNERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

  • Award is 15% off the prevailing tuition rate
  • Eligibility is determined by students whose employers partner with JFKU
  • Must provide proof of employment or affiliation

LAW ENFORCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

  • Award is 25% off the prevailing tuition rate
  • Students must work in a Law Enforcement field
  • No application needed
  • Must provide proof of employment

SENECA FAMILY OF AGENCIES SCHOLARSHIP

  • Award is 20% off the prevailing tuition rate
  • No application needed
  • Must provide proof of employment