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At Anglo-American University, we have a long history of providing our students with accessible and comprehensive financial assistance.
Through a series of financial incentives, you can better manage your tuition costs, helping keep a distinguished education affordable.
For those students who produce exceptional work we have a series of accessible and comprehensive scholarship programs, ranging from 10% to 100% of your tuition covered.
Financial aid is also available in the form of manageable installments of tuition, as well as the opportunity to work at AAU while you study.
Looking for additional funding? Postgrad Solutions now offer 15 bursaries across a number of subject areas. Click here to apply-www.postgrad.com/editorial/bursaries/
A Merit-Based Scholarship is awarded to a student for excellent study results, fulfilling conditions set forth by the President and published in the Scholarship Policy.
Every term, AAU will disburse on the Merit Based Scholarship 5.0% of tuition revenues to be collected from degree seeking students in the given term (MBS fund). The MBS applies to AAU tuition. It does not apply to AAU fees and University of London tuition and fees.
AAU degree programsThe Merit Based Scholarship (MBS) can only be awarded to degree seeking students in AAU degree programs who completed at least 5 courses for credit during their previous active semester at AAU and have no “Incomplete.” Out of the 5 courses at least 4 had to be taken in the previous obligatory term (i.e. Spring or Fall term). The MBS will be awarded at the beginning of every active term, using the actual cumulative GPA.
LLB and Certificate programmes
MBS can only be awarded to LLB and Certificate students who completed 4 year-long courses (or equivalent combination of semester and year-long courses) for credit during their previous active academic year at AAU. The MBS will be awarded for the whole academic year at its beginning and applies to all courses taken in the given academic year.
|Students with GPA > 3.9 or UK numerical GA > 68||100% off tuition|
|Top students according to their cumulative GPA (or equivalent numerical GA) not eligible for 100% scholarship as long as scholarship funds are available. In the event of the same GPA (GA) students are ranked according to the number of credits earned at AAU (the more credits the higher rank). If the last rank allowing for MBS eligibility is tied, all students in the tied rank are awarded scholarship even if the disbursed amount exceeds the MBS fund.||50% off tuition|
Anglo-American University offers scholarships to graduates of any programs of Anglo-American University, Anglo-American College, The New Anglo-American College in Prague, and Anglo-American Institute of Liberal Studies. Alumni scholarships apply to any further programs of study as well as to any individual courses. Alumni Scholarships apply to the first year of study only.
|BA and MA Programs (Except Law Programs Listed Below) Cumulative GPA||Scholarship Level|
|3.8 and higher||40%|
|3.7 - 3.79||30%|
|3.5 - 3.69||20%|
|3.4 – 3.49||15%|
|3.0 – 3.39||10%|
|LL.B. UK Numerical GA||Scholarship Level|
|70 and higher||68%|
|64 - 66.99||60%|
|62 - 63.99||58%|
|59 - 61.99||55%|
For each academic year, the scholarship covers the tuition of the program’s 4 (four) core courses, including but not limited to: Reporting I & II, Media in a Democracy, Digital Tools for New Media, Visual Culture, Popular Culture & Media Theory.
After being awarded the scholarship, the student(s) automatically become a member of the editorial team and continue to contribute to the magazine for the following academic year. The scholarship may be divided among more than one student based on their contribution in the past and future.
Candidates for The Alan Levy Journalism Scholarship must be currently enrolled in or have successfully completed the degree program’s required courses Reporting I and Reporting II. In terms of contribution to the student magazine named Lennon Wall (both print and online), candidates are identified most importantly by:
Winners of the scholarship should not have significant internship/job responsibilities with other outside or on-campus organizations, because of the time commitment required for Lennon Wall responsibilities. Especially, to avoid conflict of interest, winners should not also be interning for or employed by the AAU Marketing Department.
The scholarship must be applied for in writing and submitted to Tony Ozuna, the Dean of the School of Journalism by June 1st of the relevant academic year. The winner(s) are chosen by the Dean, the current Editor-in-Chief, and Journalism faculty, including the lecturers for the required Introduction to Reporting classes.
Alumni MBA Scholarship
Anglo-American University offers annually 4 MBA Alumni Scholarships in the amount of CZK 100 000 to its alumni. Selection is based on the GPA from their studies at AAU solely. The scholarship must be applied for in writing to the Dean of the School of Business Administration during the admissions process.
MBA students are not eligible for any other scholarships offered for AAU students.
MA fellowships are offered to the top BA graduates from all AAU schools. Each fellowship is awarded for tuition for 60 attempted US credits in MA programs provided by AAU. The fellowship does not cover fees related to the program. The fellowship is available for graduates up to one year after graduation. Students on fellowship are required to provide up to ten hours of assistance to AAU weekly, mainly focused on research.
Changes in the process valid as of June 1, 2018:
- Application deadline is extended till August 1, but earlier applications are welcome and encouraged.
- Eligible graduates can now be graduates of all AAU schools. Also, cross-applications are newly possible (for example, graduate of BA program at School of Business Administration can apply for a Fellowship at MA program of School of International Relations and Diplomacy).
- Content of the fellowship is focused more towards research, thus linking applicant´s intention with the research of our Faculty is welcome. More general overview of AAU research areas can be found here and specific works of Faculty here.
- To keep the scholarship eligibility, the students must keep their overall GPA at 3.0 or above and provide the required research and other academic assistance according to the written agreement and to the satisfaction of the Dean and Vice President for Research.
To apply for an MA Fellowship, graduates must submit their CV, Transcript from their BA studies, an essay specifying their objectives in the MA studies and assistantship. Application should be sent via e-mail to Vice President for Research, Peter Bolcha. Deadline for applications is August 1 of each year.
Application essay (1.800-3.600 characters including spaces) should contain information about the applicant´s research intentions (research interests, why they are of interest to applicant and why should be of interest to AAU, plan for further studies, projects currently working on or in the future) or/and more general academic plans. Also information how would MA Fellowship help to pursue these aims as well as how the applicant would add value to the university.
The Accommodation Scholarship is granted by the Ministry of Education Youth and Sports (hereinafter Ministry). It may be awarded to students who fulfill the following conditions:
- study in a program accredited by the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports;
- study in their first degree program in the Czech Republic or transferred to AAU from a program studied in the Czech Republic and their previous study was recognized; if they simultaneously study at another program in the Czech Republic, they are eligible for accommodation scholarship in the program in which they enrolled earlier;
- did not exceed the standard period of study of 3 years for BA programs, and 2 years for MA programs; (d) do not have permanent residence in the capital city of Prague.
The scholarship will be awarded separately each year for the period of:
- January - June
- September - December
Should a student terminate or interrupt the study, the scholarship will not be paid for the month(s) following the date of termination/interruption. The scholarship can be paid as a lump sum in cash, or counted as a tuition credit for future studies. The amount is CZK 540 per month.
Every semester, the Student Services Specialists will send out emails to students reminding them to apply for the scholarship. Students can fill out the form enclosed with the email and confirm that they fulfill all the requirements set forth by the Ministry and AAU. If a student is found eligible for the scholarship, he/she will be notified via email by the end of the semester at the latest.
Calendar of PaymentsWould you like to pay your tuition in gradual installments? We provide manageable financial plans to current degree-seekers helping you feel more secure as you pursue your higher education. For more details regarding your payment options, please contact our bursar at: [email protected].
Study AssistanceNow you have the opportunity to subsidize your tuition costs by working for AAU, improving your professional and interpersonal skills by getting to know more of the people who make AAU what it is. Currently our study assistance students work in many areas including; the library, the marketing department, media production, the Cafe Des Taxis, as well as promoting and running extracurricular activities and clubs. If you have any questions about study assistance or have any ideas as to where you would like to work, please contact [email protected].
Bring a Friend
… and get 10% off your tuition for up to two semesters!
AAU will offer the possibility of obtaining a 10% discount off tuition to students who recruit one or more new degree-seeking students who did not previously study at AAU and who start any program at AAU except for the MBA.
In order for you to be eligible for obtaining the discount, your recruited friend must include your full name and student ID in the „Recruiter“ field in their Application Form. The discount of 10% will be awarded to the recruiting student for the first semester in which the new student registers and will be applicable only after the end of the Add/Drop Period. If the new student enrolls in a second semester, the discount will be extended. The final amount of the discount will depend on the number of courses the new student registers and is maximally applicable to two semesters.
To find out more, contact the bursar at [email protected]