All incoming traditional undergraduate and transfer students are considered for a merit scholarship. An academic-based scholarship is available to incoming students only and is renewable each academic year based on GPA and Satisfactory Academic Progress.
Edwards Scholarship (GPA > 3.75): $18,000/year
Nicholson Scholarship (GPA 3.50-3.74): $16,000/year
Reardon Scholarship (GPA 3.00-3.49): $14,000/year
Morrison Scholarship (GPA 2.75-2.99): $10,000/year
Raven Scholarship (GPA < 2.749): $8,000/year
Edwards Transfer Merit (GPA > 3.75): $18,000/year
Nicholson Transfer Merit (GPA 3.50-3.74): $16,000/year
Reardon Transfer Merit (GPA 3.00-3.49): $14,000/year
Morrison Transfer Merit (GPA 2.75-2.99): $10,000/year
Raven Transfer Scholarship (GPA < 2.749): $8,000/year
Calculate Your Merit Scholarship Amount
Incoming freshmen: The calculation for your merit scholarship is based on either your GPA or a calculation of your GPA and test scores (whichever gives the student the highest benefit).
Transfer students: The calculation for your merit scholarship is based on your college GPA.
Scholarships are available based on a variety of criteria including academic achievement, financial need, high school attended, and program of study. There are over 500 available, which are specific funds made available by private donors. A few examples are listed below with links to more information.
- AU Cybersecurity Scholarship
- Design and Media Merit Scholarship
- School of Science & Engineering Scholarship
- FIRST® Robotics Scholarship
- Lilly Cybersecurity Scholarship
- Lilly National Security Scholarship
- Kothari Pre-Med Scholarship
- Teacher Education Scholarship
- Music, Theatre, and Dance Scholarships
- Women in Computer Science Scholarship
- School of Theology & Christian Ministries Scholarship
*Not all scholarships may be combined. Contact your financial aid counselor for more information.
External Scholarships & Funds
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