Freshman Academic Scholarships
AUM offers excellent scholarship opportunities to students of high academic achievement. The minimum academic requirements for scholarship consideration are for first-time, full-time freshmen entering AUM in the Fall directly from high school. All merit-based awards are renewable for up to four years contingent on full-time enrollment and maintained minimum cumulative institution GPA of 3.0 or higher.
To be considered for Freshman Academic Scholarships, students must apply and be admitted to AUM by March 1. Students should apply for admission and send official transcripts and required test scores allowing time for delivery and processing.
Freshman Academic Scholarships are automatically awarded. A separate application is not required except for the Deichelmann Memorial Scholarship and the Freshman Leadership Scholarship (applicants must submit a separate application and required documents to be considered).
Freshman Academic Scholarships for the 2017-2018 Academic Year
Deichelmann Memorial Scholarship (Limited number available, separate application required)
Award totals $44,000 with an annual value of $10,000 plus $500 annual book stipend and a $2,000 one-time freshman summer stipend (may be used toward study abroad). Eligibility requirements: Students must be in the top 10% of high school graduating class to be considered. Separate application to the AUM University Honors Program required. Please review our Deichelmann Memorial Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions.
- The Deichelmann Memorial Scholarship Application is now available. The application will require students to attach a high school resume and letter of recommendation. Submit these documents via email to email@example.com (PDF preferred), or by mail with the application.
- Type all applications and supporting documents; handwritten applications will not be accepted. Submissions must be postmarked no later than March 1.
- All Deichelmann Memorial Scholarship applicants will receive a decision after the March 1 deadline. There is no advantage for students who submit applications early.
Warhawk Scholarship requires a minimum ACT composite score of 25 (1200 SAT) and a minimum 3.0 high school GPA. This scholarship totals $16,000 - $4,000 per academic year ($2,000 per semester).
Achievement Scholarship requires a minimum ACT composite score of 23 (1130 SAT) and a minimum 3.0 high school GPA. This scholarship totals $8,000 - $2,000 per academic year ($1,000 per semester).
Recognition Scholarship requires a minimum ACT composite score of 20 (1020 SAT) and minimum 3.5 high school GPA. This scholarship totals $4,000 - $1,000 per academic year ($500 per semester).
AUM Freshman Leadership Scholarship requires a minimum ACT composite score of 20 (1020 SAT) and minimum 3.0 high school GPA.
Award totals $2,000 and is a one-year award. A separate application is required. This scholarship may be combined with other freshman academic scholarships (excluding Deichelmann). Students selected for this award will participate in a unique freshman leadership program and serve three hours per week in the campus community. The 2017 Freshman Leadership Scholarship application is now available. Applications should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org (PDF preferred). Please review our Freshman Leadership Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions.
Freshman Housing Scholarship
A limited number of scholarships are available for new freshmen applying to live on campus. To be considered for this one-time award, students must first be admitted to AUM and submit this application by March 1. The Freshman Housing Scholarship covers 50% of student’s housing cost for Spring 2018 term and 100% of housing costs for Summer 2018 term (students will be responsible for Fall 2017 housing costs). Private or semi-private rooms are excluded from this scholarship. The Freshman Housing Scholarship requires a minimum ACT composite score of 23 (1130 SAT) and a minimum 3.0 high school GPA. The Freshman Housing Scholarship Application is now available.
*Students admitted to the Auburn Guarantee Program are not eligible for Freshman Academic Scholarships.