Freshman 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.

Freshman Academic Scholarships are non-competitive and automatically awarded. A separate application is not required except for the Deichelmann Memorial Scholarship, the Freshman Leadership Scholarship, and the Freshman Housing Scholarship (applicants must submit a separate application and required documents to be considered). See more details here.

NameMin. SuperscoreMin. High School GPATotal over 4 yearsTotal for academic year
Outstanding Scholars AwardACT 30 / SAT 14003.0$40,000$10,000
Principal ScholarshipACT 29 / SAT 13503.0$32,000$8,000
Vice Principal ScholarshipACT 28 / SAT 13103.0$28,000$7,000
Counselor ScholarshipACT 27 / SAT 12803.0$24,000$6,000
Warhawk ScholarshipACT 25 / SAT 12003.0$20,000$5,000
Achievement ScholarshipACT 23 / SAT 11303.0$16,000$4,000
Recognition ScholarshipACT 20 / SAT 10203.0$12,000$3,000
Opportunity ScholarshipACT 18 / SAT 9502.5$4,000$1,000
AUM State Scholarship** Apply Now.ACT 20 / SAT 10203.0VariesVaries

*The non-competitive scholarships such as the Opportunity, Recognition, Achievement, Warhawk, Counselor, Vice Principal, Principal, and Outstanding Scholars Award are not stackable with each other. A student is awarded the highest one they meet the qualifications for.

** Indicates scholarship is limited in number and competitive.

AUM Freshman Leadership Scholarship

AUM Freshman Leadership Scholarship requires a minimum ACT composite score of 20 (1020 SAT) and minimum 3.0 high school GPA. (Limited number available, separate application required)

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. Submissions must be postmarked no later than March 1.

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. Type all applications and supporting documents; handwritten applications will not be accepted. Submissions must be postmarked no later than March 1.

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 April 1. The Freshman Housing Scholarship covers 50% of student’s housing cost for Spring 2022 term and 100% of housing costs for Summer 2022 term (students will be responsible for Fall 2021 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.

Blount Presidential Endowed Scholarship

The Blount Presidential Endowed Scholarship is established by the Blount Foundation, Inc. of Montgomery, AL. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding graduating high school seniors in the state of Alabama. Blount Presidential Scholarships shall be limited to full-time students enrolled in the pre-engineering curriculum at Auburn University at Montgomery. Pre-engineering students at Auburn University at Montgomery must be committed to fields of either civil engineering or mechanical engineering. This scholarship is a one-year award totaling $5,000. This scholarship is competitive and limited in number. Separate application required and the deadline is March 1.

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