CRITERIA ::JBL SCHOLARSHIP
  1. General:


    Given our limited financial resources and the increasing number of students seeking financial aid, our present policy is to provide financial assistance for academic purposes to undergraduate students who are in need of aid and who, by performance, have demonstrated very good academic achievement.


  2. Minimum academic requirements:


    For undergraduate students: GPA of at least 2.75
    For graduating high school seniors: GPA of 3.0 or higher or most recent SAT of 1100 or higher.


  3. Maximum attained age:


    30


  4. Time period in which aid will be given:


    A maximum of 4 years (not necessarily consecutive) of undergraduate assistance, except when the normal undergraduate academic period is 5 years (Pharmacy, e.g.)


  5. Maximum amount of financial aid over the time period:


    $10,000


  6. Geographical area served:


    A grant is made to a qualifying student who:


    (a) is currently graduating from a high school in Delaware regardless of place of permanent residence; or
    (b) attends a college in Delaware regardless of place of permanent residence; or
    (c) lives in the immediate area of adjoining States (PA, NJ, MD) regardless of where the student attends college. “Immediate area” is defined generally as that within 20 miles of the nearest border of Delaware.

    A student who receives a grant while meeting the geographical requirement is eligible for renewal of the grant even if he/she is not within the geographical area served at the time of renewal.

The Trustees reserve the right to make an exception to any policy but that will be done only for cause shown in exceptional circumstances.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  1. Graduate students are not eligible to apply even if they live in the Geographical area served, i.e., within 20 miles of Delaware’s borders, or attend a school in Delaware.


  2. Students requesting financial assistance to pursue a second undergraduate degree:

    (a) If JBL help was received in acquiring a first undergraduate degree, JBL cannot help in acquiring a second undergraduate degree.
    (b) If no JBL help was received in acquiring a first undergraduate degree, student would be eligible to apply for assistance in acquiring a second undergraduate degree.


  3. Graduating high school seniors are eligible to apply only if funds are available.


    Approved by Trustees of the JBL Scholarship Foundation at the Annual Meeting of Trustees held on June 8, 1998.