Scholarship Overview

An endowed scholarship, the Parents Council Endowment for Scholarships will provide funds annually to outstanding students, including both students entering college for the first time and students already enrolled in college. The appointment of a student as a Parents Council Scholar shall be made by the University's Office of Financial Aid and shall follow the University's guidelines for the awarding of scholarships; provided, however, that the following specific conditions: A Parents Council Scholar must be a full-time student and in good standing at James Madison University and must demonstrate a need for financial assistance, as determined by the University's Office of Financial Aid. Once a student receives this Scholarship for the first time, it may be renewed for up to three academic years, at the sole discretion of the University's Office of Financial Aid. Each year, when the University's Office of Financial Aid makes the appointment of Parents Council Scholars, it shall do so in a manner that reflects the overall student body ratio of in-state and out-of-state students.

Need Based

Eligibility Criteria
Freshmen   Sophomore   Junior   Senior  

Special application requirements

This scholarship requires the student to complete the General Application in Madison Scholarships Hub (the Hub). For further information about how to log into the Hub and application deadlines, please see our website:

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