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Incoming students accepted for admission must complete the scholarship application through the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM) by February 10 to receive consideration for Freshman and General Scholarships awarded by the Office of University Scholarships, as well as Departmental Scholarships awarded by Auburn’s colleges and schools.

Incoming students must complete the admission application with all required materials received by the January 15 application for admission deadline. Students who elect to test after the December ACT and SAT test dates are advised Auburn University cannot guarantee scores will be received and processed by the February 10 scholarship application deadline. Current Auburn University students must complete the scholarship application through AUSOM by March 1 to receive consideration for General and Departmental Scholarships.

Students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available online January 1 at fafsa.ed.gov. The FAFSA should be received by Auburn University by March 1 for need-based scholarship consideration.

Minimum academic requirements for scholarship consideration and award amounts are for students planning to enroll Summer or Fall 2015 and are subject to change for enrollment in future terms.

Freshman Scholarships

National Scholars Presidential Scholarships are awarded to National Merit Finalists and National Achievement Finalists. National Presidential Scholars receive tuition for four years as Alabama residents or $80,000 over four years at $20,000 per year as non-resident students, a $1,000 technology stipend the first fall semester, and a $2,500 enrichment experience stipend available for one semester after the second year. National Presidential Scholars also receive an on-campus housing stipend for one year and an annual stipend based on eligibility as determined by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and financial need as demonstrated through completion of the FAFSA. National Merit and National Achievement Finalists must have a minimum 3.5 high school GPA. National Merit Finalists should contact National Merit Scholarship Corporation to name Auburn University as their first choice institution by May 1. National Achievement Finalists should provide a copy of their notification letter to the Office of University Scholarships through AUSOM by May 1.

Spirit of Auburn Scholarships are awarded to Alabama residents with a minimum 28 ACT or 1250 SAT score and a 3.5 high school GPA at three levels beginning in October. Students must have the minimum test score and high school GPA required for consideration at each level. Presidential Scholars receive tuition for four years and a $1,000 technology stipend the first fall semester. Founders Scholars receive tuition for four years. University Scholars receive $12,000 over four years at $3,000 per year.

Academic Scholarships are awarded among non-resident students with a minimum 29 ACT or 1290 SAT score and a 3.5 high school GPA at three levels beginning in October. Students must have the minimum test score and high school GPA required for consideration at each level. Presidential Scholars receive $64,000 over four years at $16,000 per year and a $1,000 technology stipend the first fall semester. Heritage Scholars receive $48,000 over four years at $12,000 per year. Charter Scholars receive $24,000 over four years at $6,000 per year.

Achievement Scholarships are awarded among Alabama residents with a minimum 26 ACT or 1170 SAT score, a 3.5 high school GPA, who have not been previously recognized with a Freshman Scholarship of equal or greater value. Achievement Scholarships are awarded competitively in February at $8,000 over four years at $2,000 per year.

All Auburn Scholarships are awarded among students with a minimum 26 ACT or 1170 SAT score and a 3.5 high school GPA, who have not been previously recognized with a Freshman Scholarship of equal or greater value. All Auburn Scholarships are awarded competitively in February at $8,000 over four years at $2,000 per year.

Ever to Conquer Scholarships are awarded among incoming students who are Alabama residents, have a minimum 22 ACT or 1040 SAT score, and a minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Priority consideration is given to students who qualify for the Federal Pell Grant or have demonstrated a strong likelihood through a combination of other factors to qualify for the Federal Pell Grant. Ever to Conquer Scholarships are awarded competitively in February at $20,000 over four years at $5,000 per year.

True Blue Legacy Scholarships are awarded among non-resident students with a minimum 28 ACT or 1250 SAT score and a 3.5 high school GPA. Students should indicate on the application for admission if they have a parent/guardian or sibling who is an alumnus of Auburn University. True Blue Legacy Scholarships are awarded competitively in February at $14,000 over four years at $3,500 per year, or $4,000 over four years at $1,000 per year if previously awarded a Freshman Scholarship of equal or greater value.

General Scholarships

Criteria for General Scholarships vary and may include but not be limited to geographic location, academic achievement, and financial need. Eligible students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. General Scholarship are awarded in early April, and award amounts vary.

Departmental Scholarships

Criteria for Departmental Scholarships vary and may include but not be limited to academic major, geographic location, academic achievement, and/or financial need. Departmental Scholarships are awarded in early April, and award amounts vary.