Each of Auburn University's 12 colleges and schools awards scholarships separate from the scholarships awarded at the university level. In addition, various departments within each college or school may award scholarships. Students should contact the college or school and department in which they plan to major for Departmental Scholarship opportunities.
- Architecture, Design, & Construction
- Forestry & Wildlife Sciences
- Human Sciences
- Liberal Arts
- Sciences & Mathematics
- Veterinary Medicine
- Honors College
- Auburn Abroad
Criteria for Departmental Scholarships vary and may include but not be limited to academic major, geographic location, academic achievement, and financial need. Students accepted for admission must apply through the new Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM) by March 1 to receive consideration for Departmental Scholarships. Transfer students and current Auburn students in Nursing or Pharmacy must apply through AUSOM by June 1 to receive consideration for Departmental Scholarships.
To receive maximum consideration for need-based scholarships, students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available online beginning January 1. The FAFSA must be received by Auburn University by the financial aid priority deadline of March 1.
Departmental Scholarships are awarded in early April, and awards amounts vary. Additional information regarding Departmental Scholarships may be found on the websites for the respective academic departments.
Architecture, Design, and Construction
The College of Architecture, Design, and Construction considers students for scholarships once accepted into the professional program.
Students enrolled in Building Science may receive scholarship consideration after completing 15 hours or two building science courses. For more information about scholarships in the College of Architecture, Design, and Construction, click here.
Architecture and Graphic Design
Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
The School of Nursing considers students for scholarships once accepted into the professional program. For more information about scholarships in the School of Nursing, click here.
The James I. Harrison School of Pharmacy considers students for scholarships once accepted into the professional program. For more information about scholarships in the School of Pharmacy, click
The College of Veterinary Medicine considers students for scholarships once accepted into the professional program.
For more information about scholarships in the College of Veterinary Medicine,
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The Honors College awards scholarships to currently enrolled members of the Honors College. These awards are based on academic
achievement, progress in the Honors curriculum, and involvement and leadership in Honors and university organizations. For more information about scholarships in the Honors College,
A variety of study abroad funding sources are available to Auburn students wishing to study or intern internationally. It is recommended students begin planning their abroad experience and working to secure funding a year before they plan to go abroad.
For more information about scholarships for Auburn Abroad, click