Alumni Scholarships

Alumni Scholarships

The Auburn Alumni Association, along with close to 100 Auburn Clubs throughout the country, annually funds scholarships for incoming and current students based on criteria such as geographic location, academic achievement, and financial need. Students must complete the scholarship application through the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM) to receive consideration for all Alumni Scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

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Awarded: Early March
Amount: $1,500 to $2,000 for one year

Auburn Alumni Association Endowed Scholarships are awarded competitively among eligible incoming freshmen and transfer students based on available funding. Consideration does not guarantee a scholarship will be awarded. Incoming students must complete the scholarship application through AUSOM by 4:45 p.m. CST by the deadline to receive consideration. 

  • Incoming freshmen must have a minimum 24 ACT or equivalent SAT score* and a minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Incoming transfer students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative transfer GPA.
  • Students should indicate on the application for admission if they have a parent or guardian who is an alumnus of Auburn University (main campus) and must be a fully paid life member of the Auburn Alumni Association on or before February 1.
  • Students who have already been recognized with a scholarship valued at resident tuition or greater and students pursuing a second degree or a first professional degree are ineligible for consideration.

To join the Auburn Alumni Association, visit aualum.org.

*Updated test scores received after November 15 will be considered, as funding permits, for incoming freshmen with a complete scholarship application by December 1.

Awarded: Early March
Amount: $1,500 for one year

Golden Eagles Annual Scholarships are awarded competitively among eligible incoming freshmen, incoming transfer students, and current students based on available funding. Consideration does not guarantee a scholarship will be awarded. Incoming and current Auburn students must complete the scholarship application through AUSOM by 4:45 p.m. CST by the deadline

  • Incoming freshmen must have a 25-29 ACT or equivalent SAT score* and a minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Incoming transfer students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative transfer GPA. Current students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative, unadjusted Auburn GPA at the end of fall semester.
  • Students should indicate on the application for admission if they have a parent or guardian who is an alumnus of Auburn University (main campus) and must be a fully paid life member of the Auburn Alumni Association on or before February 1.
  • Students must demonstrate financial need through completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)** by February 1.

To join the Auburn Alumni Association, visit aualum.org.

*Updated test scores received after November 15 will be considered, as funding permits, for incoming freshmen with a complete scholarship application by December 1.

**The FAFSA is the only form a student is required to complete to be considered for student assistance from any of the Title IV, HEA programs except for information needed to ensure the student’s eligibility for such assistance (e.g., information needed to complete verification or to demonstrate compliance with the student eligibility provisions of the HEA and the regulations). Additional information, if requested, will be listed on the student’s AU Access My Finances page after we receive the results of the FAFSA. For additional information, visit the Office of Financial Aid.

Awarded: Early March
Amount: $1,000 for one year

Student Alumni Association Annual Scholarships are awarded competitively among eligible participants in the Student Alumni Association based on available funding. Consideration does not guarantee a scholarship will be awarded. Current students must complete the scholarship application through AUSOM by 4:45 p.m. CST by the deadline to receive consideration. 

  • Students must be currently enrolled rising seniors and must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative, unadjusted Auburn GPA.
  • Students must demonstrate financial need through completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA)* by February 1.

To join the Student Alumni Association, visit aualum.org/students.

*The FAFSA is the only form a student is required to complete to be considered for student assistance from any of the Title IV, HEA programs except for information needed to ensure the student’s eligibility for such assistance (e.g., information needed to complete verification or to demonstrate compliance with the student eligibility provisions of the HEA and the regulations). Additional information, if requested, will be listed on the student’s AU Access My Finances page after we receive the results of the FAFSA. For additional information, visit the Office of Financial Aid.

With close to 100 Auburn Clubs throughout the country, alumni have the opportunity to participate in various fund-raising activities either directly for their local club scholarship or towards the association’s endowed scholarship.

Alumni Scholarships can be found in AUSOM by browsing "All" scholarships and searching by the keyword "alumni" or "county." Students are encouraged to provide any supplemental information required for specific scholarships giving preference to legacies. For a list of available Auburn Club Scholarships, click here.

For information about requirements for consideration of General Scholarships, click here.

Last updated: 07/07/2017