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Scholarships in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Scholarships

In addition to other AUM scholarships awarded, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers excellent scholarship opportunities to students throughout the academic school year.

Even though AUM is one of the most affordable state universities in Alabama, paying for college can be difficult. The largest number of scholarships awarded by AUM are awarded centrally. Please contact the Office of Admissions to learn more.

Various scholarships are offered within the College of Arts in Sciences. Most of these are offered by individual departments. To find out more in your area of interest, consult the pertinent department.

Patricia B. Porter Scholarship

This scholarship is open to entering freshmen in the following programs:

 

  • Art History
  • Communication
  • English
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • Religious Studies
  • Spanish
  • Studio Art
  • Theatre
  • Visual Art
  • World Languages and Cultures
By department, other scholarships include:
Communication and Theatre Scholarship Opportunities

For information about these scholarships, please contact Val Winkelman at vwinkelm@aum.edu.

  • Storer Cable Scholarship
  • Bob Ingram Lecture Series Scholarship
  • Rebecca Dennard Scholarship
  • Samantha Mechler Scholarship
Economics Scholarship Opportunities
  • Seth Johnson Scholarship (Endowment): One $4,000 tuition scholarship for two semesters.  Applicants must be an Economics major with a 3.5 GPA and/or high level of service activities.
  • Phil Gregorowicz Scholarship: One $,1000 tuition scholarship for two semesters. Applicants must be an Economics major with a 3.0 overall GPA.
  • Economic Forum Scholarship: One $1,000 tuition scholarship for two semesters. Applicants must be an Economics major with a 3.0 overall GPA.
  • Margaret Sturgis Scholarship: One $1,000 tuition scholarship for two semesters. Applicants must be an Economics major with a 3.0 overall GPA.
  • Additional Scholarships: One $1,000 tuition scholarship for two semesters. Applicants must be an Economics major with a 3.0 overall GPA.

A number of smaller scholarships are awarded in the amount of $500 and $250 for one semester. Applicants must be an Economics major with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA.

Economics Scholarship Application

English and Philosophy Scholarship Opportunities
  • English and Philosophy Scholarship: Available to English majors.
  • Guin A. Nance Endowed Scholarship: Available to junior or senior English majors. 3.5 GPA required.
  • Marion Michael Scholarship: Available to English majors.
  • Randall Cobb Memorial Scholarship: Available to English majors.

For more information contact Dr. John Havard, Chair, Department of English and Philosophy at jhavard@aum.edu or (334) 244-3228.

Fine Arts Scholarship Opportunities

The AUM Fine Arts Department offers a variety of scholarships, based on merit and partly on financial need. Students must major in a discipline within the Fine Arts Department.

Master of Public Administration Scholarship Opportunities

Christie Tarantino-Dean Endowed Scholarship: One annual $1200 (approximate) tuition scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled in the Master’s in Public Administration program at time of application and during the award period (fall and spring semesters), and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

River Region Ethics Scholarship: One annual $1,500 (amount varies each year) tuition scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled in the Master’s in Public Administration program and must have a current graduate GPA of 3.75 or above.

MPA Scholarship Application


Political Science Scholarship Opportunities
Margaret V. Moody Endowed Scholarship: One annual $1,300 (approximate) tuition scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled in the Political Science and Public Administration program at the time of application and during the award period and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Steven C. Williams Endowed Student Award: One annual $1,300 (approximate) tuition scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled in the Political Science and Public Administration program at the time of application and during the award period. Applicants must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

PSPA Undergraduate Scholarship Application

History and World Languages and Cultures Scholarship Opportunities
  • Fair-Robinson Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship open to currently enrolled undergraduate History majors with at least a 3.25 GPA in History and a 3.00 overall average. Applicants must have at least 12 semester hours of History courses above the 2000 level.
  • Patricia Bradley Memorial Scholarship: Created in honor of Dr. Patricia Bradley, Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at AUM from 1982 to 2002. This scholarship is open to currently enrolled History majors or students who intend to declare a History major. Applicants must have completed at least one History survey course and be currently enrolled in an additional History course. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all AUM course work as determined by the School of Liberal Arts.
  • Don Dodd History Prize: This prize is a cash award of $50 to the AUM undergraduate who submits the best essay on the history of the American South.
  • Dr. Richard Evans Morse Memorial History Prize:  This prize is a cash award of $50 to the AUM undergraduate who submits the best essay on any topic. For more information on scholarships and prizes, contact the department at (334) 244-3221.
Criminal Justice Scholarship Opportunities
  • James T and Inez Farrow Endowed Scholarship: Tuition scholarship for one academic year. Applicants must be enrolled in Criminal Justice, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and must be a resident of Tallapoosa County, Alabama. If a student from Tallapoosa County cannot be identified, the scholarship will be awarded to another qualified student. Applicants must also demonstrate a financial need as verified by the Office of Financial Aid.  If a student with financial need cannot be identified, the financial need criterion may be waived. Prior recipients are not disqualified from consideration for this scholarship during subsequent years.
  • Daniel Herring Donnelly Memorial Annual Scholarship: One $1,500 scholarship shall be awarded each year to an Auburn University at Montgomery student. Applicants must be enrolled in the Department of Criminal Justice and intend to pursue a career in law enforcement. The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and demonstrate a financial need as verified by the Office of Financial Aid. If a student with financial need cannot be identified, the financial need criterion may be waived. Include an essay stating the applicant’s intent to pursue a career in law enforcement, why the applicant should be chosen, and how the applicant will use their degree to positively impact our criminal justice system.

Criminal Justice Scholarship Application

Army ROTC Scholarship Opportunities
  • ROTC Campus-based Scholarship: Four-, three-, or two-year scholarships for students who meet all eligibility requirements necessary to contract to become commissioned officers in the active-duty Army, Reserves, or National Guard.
  • Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) Scholarship: The GRFD scholarship is available to those cadets participating in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) between AUM Army ROTC and a Reserve/Guard unit. GRFD recipients are funded each year at full tuition and receive $1,200 for books. They are given an ROTC allowance for 10 months of the year at $420 per month during their junior year and $500 per month during their senior year. As a member of the Guard or Reserves, they will also receive drill pay. Those cadets who accept the GRFD Scholarship are locked into the Guard or Reserves upon commissioning.
  • Green to Gold Scholarship: The Green to Gold Active Duty Option Program provides eligible, active-duty enlisted soldiers an opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree or a two-year graduate degree and earn a commission as an Army officer. Those wishing to obtain a Green to Gold Scholarship must submit required paperwork, apply via goarmy.com and receive letters of acceptance from Auburn University at Montgomery, or one of the partner or affiliated schools (Troy University, Huntingdon, Faulkner, ASU, or Troy-Montgomery).

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