Jarvis Christian University is committed to making our exceptional educational experience affordable. Welcoming students of all income levels is at the very heart of who we are. We recognize that obtaining a higher education represents an important and significant financial commitment for families. These funds can be awarded by the federal government, state government, private sponsors or the College. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Mrs. Crystal Hudson at 903.730.4890, Ext. 3005  or via email at

Scholarship Toolkit
Paying for College 101

  • Begin your search at Jarvis Christian University.
  • Make sure you have completed your FAFSA. (Jarvis Christian University School Code: 003637)
  • Identify and make a list of your strengths and accomplishments.
  • Be serious and organized, compile your essay, resume, recommendation/thank you letters, ACT/SAT scores, transcript and social security number.
  • Figure out what kind of scholarship you want to look for: major, academic merit, musical, artistic talent, athletic, service, etc.
  • Set a daily goal to apply for as many scholarships as possible: Remember, If You Do Not Apply For Scholarships You Cannot Be Awarded.
  • Start with your local hometown church, businesses and organizations to increase your odds.
  • Once you have found applicable scholarships, apply for them as soon as possible.

Beware of scholarship scams! Never, ever pay a fee to apply for scholarships.

Helpful Scholarship Links

Search the web and create an account/profile to be notified for your scholarship matches, try sites like:

Chegg Scholarships 

FinAid via Jarvis Financial Aid 

The College Board  

Broke Scholar

Career One Stop

JLV College Counseling

Tuition Funding Sources

Sallie Mae Scholarship

Jarvis Scholarship Brochure:

Under Construction

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Scholarships

Crystal Hudson

Scholarship Specialist

903-730-4890 x3005

Jarvis Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500, or visit for questions about the accreditation of Jarvis Christian University. To view PDFs, you may download Adobe Reader here.