Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager
How do students receive scholarship consideration?
Students can apply for all institutional scholarships, including Freshman Scholarships, General Scholarships, and Departmental Scholarships, by completing the new Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM) application within AU Access. Students are only required to complete the AUSOM application once each academic year.
How do students log into AUSOM?
AUSOM can be found within AU Access on the Admitted Students tab for incoming students and on the Tiger I tab for incoming students who have submitted the confirmation deposit and current students. Students use their AU Access User Name and Password to log in. The User Name is provided in the acceptance for admission letter for incoming students, and account activation is required prior to login.
An error message is received when logging into AUSOM through AU Access. Why is AUSOM inaccessible?
When accessing AUSOM through secure home, office, or school networks, a firewall may block or prevent access. It may be helpful to access AUSOM through a network and/or computer in another location.
What is the deadline to submit an AUSOM application?
Incoming freshmen accepted for admission must apply through AUSOM by
December 1 to receive consideration for Freshman Scholarships and priority consideration for General Scholarships. Effective December 2, the Freshman Scholarship deadline has been extended to February 1. Students must apply through AUSOM by March 1 to receive consideration for General Scholarships and Departmental Scholarships. Students in Nursing or Pharmacy must apply through AUSOM by June 1 to receive consideration for Departmental Scholarships. Students are encouraged to review Scholarship Dates & Deadlines to ensure maximum scholarship consideration based on student type.
Which questions should students complete?
Students are encouraged to complete the application to the fullest extent to maximize scholarship consideration, in addition to completing the required fields. However, students should only complete the questions that pertain to the academic major studying or planning to study.
What are Recommended Opportunities?
By submission of the AUSOM application, students have applied for Freshman Scholarships and General Scholarships awarded by the Office of University Scholarships and Departmental Scholarships awarded by the college or school in which enrolled or planning to enroll. “Recommended Opportunities” require additional information specific to individual scholarships. Students are encouraged to review the suggested list of Recommended Opportunities and provide any information requested to receive further consideration for those scholarships.