First-Year Honors Scholarship
The First-Year Honors Scholarship is designed to support outstanding undergraduate students entering their first year at AAU based on prior academic achievement and English language proficiency.
|GPA or Equivalent||50% AID||30% AID|
English Language Proficiency
|one of the following||50% AID||30% AID|
|IB English A||6 at SL or HL||5 at SL or HL|
|IB English B||7 at SL or HL||6 at SL or HL|
|SCIO GAP||90th percentile||85th percentile|
Scholarship Amount and Distribution Options
In accordance with the criteria above, a recipient may receive either 50% or 30% off a portion of their tuition fees. These discounts may be applied upfront in full to either the first or second semester of the recipient’s first year, depending on the circumstances, or may be distributed across several consecutive semesters in the amount of 10% per semester. Funds will be disbursed directly towards the recipient’s tuition fees and will not be redeemable in cash.
Scholarship recipients must commit to remaining enrolled at AAU for a minimum of three consecutive semesters. In the event that a recipient terminates their studies or takes a leave of absence within the stated retention period, they will be required to return all scholarship funds to AAU.
|Distribution Plan||Scholarship Amount||Disbursement||Retention Requirement||Repayment Obligation|
|Upfront Distribution||50% or 30%||Direct to tuition fees for first or second semester of first year||Minimum of three consecutive semesters||If withdrawal occurs within retention period, all funds must be returned.|
|Spread Distribution||50% across five semesters or 30% across three semesters||10% each semester to tuition fees||None||None|
Note: Transfer students are not eligible for this scholarship.
- To be considered, admitted students must first be recommended for the scholarship by the Dean’s Office following a successful interview.
- They must then submit the following documents via email to the Financial Aid Office at firstname.lastname@example.org before the start of their first semester:
- Complete Transcript
- Proof of English Language Proficiency
Please note that this scholarship is open to undergraduate students commencing their degree program in the fall 2024 term or later.
This scholarship can be combined with other scholarships.
For inquiries or additional information regarding our scholarship programs, feel free to reach out to us at email@example.com. Our dedicated team is here to assist you and ensure that you have all the necessary information to make informed decisions about your educational journey at AAU.