When you invest in scholarships at JMU, you increase our ability to enroll accomplished students with diverse perspectives and experiences: people with a high potential for improving the learning environment for everyone here. Your gift helps to recruit these top prospects, which means we can include more people in the Madison Experience. That benefits society and raises JMU’s national profile.
Madison for Keeps
Support Emergency scholarships help Dukes stay Dukes after a family’s sudden financial loss due to crises like illness or reduction of wages during a work shutdown.
Valley Scholars Scholarship Fund
Support this exciting collaboration between the university and local schools that mentors smart, economically disadvantaged students in the Shenandoah Valley—and rewards them with a four-year education at JMU when they fulfill all requirements.
Dukes Pay It Forward Annual Scholarship Fund
Support essential scholarships, opening our doors to deserving students.
Centennial Scholars Endowment
Provide annual renewable scholarships to academically promising incoming freshman or transfer students who are Virginia residents with demonstrated financial need (Pell Grant–eligible).