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You can help top achievers

The state of the world today requires the best minds we can muster. And those top minds will be better equipped for the world with the distinctive education only JMU can offer. Without scholarship support, however, some of the brightest students are slipping away.

You can help hopeful Dukes who have set their sights on JMU’s stellar academic offerings from turning elsewhere. Your gift to the scholarship funds listed here can avert deep disappointment for these students and a jarring disconnect for the university named for the Father of the U.S. Constitution.

For so many top academic performers today, the impact of an uncertain economy means Madison is unfortunately out of reach without scholarship support. Your gift can help offset the prospect of student debt, which often leads students to choose colleges that can offer them the scholarship and financial aid packages that JMU cannot provide.

Tragically, for so many promising students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, college is barely on the radar. Your gift to scholarships means a JMU education can be that vital step toward the American Dream for qualified students of all backgrounds — age, culture, disability, ethnicity, first-generation college, gender, nationality and veteran status, among them.

Without scholarship dollars, these deserving students suffer and so does James Madison University. 

Top-performing students challenge their peers, further inspire JMU’s academic culture and ultimately affect the health and prosperity of our world. Your gift to scholarships makes it possible.

Fund Type

Alumni Legacy Scholarship

Give legacy students the chance to join a family tradition by becoming JMU students.

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Scholarships

Carter Student Athlete Degree...

Annual Scholarship to provide funds annually to assist former student-athletes returning to JMU to complete their degree requirements.

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Scholarships

Honors Hillcrest Scholarship Fund

Grow these scholarships so outstanding sophomore honors students can fund an off-campus summer enrichment experience.

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Scholarships
Program Support

International Student Scholarship

Promote diverse perspectives through scholarship support to worthy international JMU students with financial need.

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Scholarships

Madison Forever Scholarship Fund

Making the Madison Experience possible!

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Scholarships

Transfer Student Scholarship

Support a student continuing higher education after earning an associates degree from Virginia Community College.

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Scholarships

Walter W. Jackson Memorial...

Honor Walter W. Jackson by supporting current brothers of APA and other under-represented students with financial need.

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Scholarships

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