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AUSOM

Auburn University provides a variety of scholarships to eligible students through the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM). AUSOM has many useful online features and benefits. Students can easily search, review requirements, apply, and accept awards for available scholarship opportunities, and more! Interested students apply for all institutional scholarships using this online application. Students are only required to complete the AUSOM application once each academic year. Please review "Getting Started" for additional information.

  • Scholarship Consideration
  • Getting Started
  • Completing Your Application

Scholarship Consideration



Incoming Students

Incoming students accepted for admission must complete the scholarship application through AUSOM by February 15 to receive consideration for Freshman Scholarships and General Scholarships awarded by the Office of University Scholarships, as well as Departmental Scholarships awarded by Auburn's colleges and schools. Incoming transfer students accepted to the Nursing professional program should complete the scholarship application through AUSOM by June 1 to receive Departmental Scholarship consideration.


Current Students

Current Auburn students must complete the scholarship application through AUSOM by March 1 to receive consideration for General Scholarships and Departmental Scholarships. Students accepted to the Nursing or Veterinary Medicine professional program or enrolled in the Pharmacy professional program should complete the scholarship application through AUSOM by June 1 to receive Departmental Scholarship consideration.


Need-based Scholarships

To receive consideration for need-based scholarships, students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)*, available online beginning January 1. The FAFSA should be received by Auburn University by March 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 Tiger I Financial Aid Requirements page after the student’s FAFSA results are received. For additional information, visit the Office of Financial Aid.

Getting Started


Incoming students who have been accepted for admission should visit AUSOM within AU Access. Incoming students must activate their user account prior to login. The User Name provided in the acceptance for admission letter will be required for activation.

  • For accepted students, AUSOM is located on the Admitted Students tab.
  • For accepted students who have submitted the confirmation deposit, AUSOM is located on the Tiger I tab.

Current students should visit AUSOM on the Tiger I tab within AU Access.

Completing Your Application



Required Fields

Students are encouraged to complete their AUSOM application to the best of their ability. Required questions are indicated by the * symbol.


Resume

The required resume gives students the opportunity to showcase activities, experiences, honors, and service. Resume writing tips may be found on Auburn University’s Career Center page.


Reviewing Your Applicant Record

Information previously provided to Auburn University such as ACT/SAT scores, transcripts, or academic major is automatically part of your application. Please review the “Applicant Record” tab to ensure all information is accurate. Note that your applicant record populates after you have begun and saved your application.

For incoming students, information on your applicant record is imported from your admission application. Incoming students should contact the Office of Admissions and Recruitment for corrections or updates to your applicant record.

For current students, information on your applicant record is imported from your current student record. Current students should contact the Office of the Registrar for corrections or updates to your applicant record.


Submitting Your Application

If you need more time to complete your application or are planning to review your application again prior to submission, select “Save and Keep Editing” and come back at a later time. When you are ready to submit your completed application, click “Finish and Continue”. Students may update their application at any time prior to the scholarship application deadline.