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The Centennial Scholars Program (CSP) would like to thank you for your interest in our academic support program.

The Centennial Scholars Program application period for students entering the university in Fall 2014 has expired. The application will be available on January 15, 2015, for incoming freshmen and transfer students who are interested in applying to the program for the Fall 2015 semester.

Please Note: Admission to JMU is a requirement to be considered as a candidate for the Centennial Scholars Program. All students must submit an application to the JMU Office of Admissions by the deadline dates stipulated on their website (www.jmu.edu/admissions).

In addition, all students interested in participating in CSP must submit a separate application to the Centennial Scholars Program during their application period.

If you have any additional questions, please call the Centennial Scholars Program office at 540-568-2803.

Program Benefits

  • Financial aid that covers full direct cost of attending JMU for four years for freshman
  • Special academic support
    (tutorials and bi-weekly meetings)
  • Interaction with a faculty mentor
  • Opportunity for peer mentoring
  • Community service
  • Workshops in study skills and time management
  • Cultural enrichment activities and career-oriented workshops

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Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships (GA) are also available with the Centennial Scholars Program. To learn more about the CSP GA role, please review the Graduate Mentor Responsibilities.

The CSP graduate application timeline has expired for Fall 2014. The GA application will be available on January 15, 2015, if you wish to apply for a graduate assistantship position for the Fall 2015 semester.