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To ensure maximum consideration, it is imperative students are knowledgeable of the specific deadlines associated with all scholarships awarded. Scholarships will be awarded to first-year students November to late April, transfer students, late April, and current students late May. Students selected to receive a scholarship will be notified by email to their Auburn email account. First-year students awarded a competitive merit scholarship will also receive notification by postal mail to their permanent address.

Dates and Deadlines
August 15 Admission application available
Mid-October Early Action admission decisions released
November 1 Scholarship application available through AUSOM
Mid-November Early Action admission decisions released
Competitive merit scholarships awarded
December 1 Early Action admission application deadline
All documents required for a complete first-year student admission application file must be received by Auburn by this date.
December Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available
Mid-December Early Action admission decisions released
Competitive merit scholarships awarded
January 10 Updated test score deadline for scholarship consideration
Highest scores for first-year students must be received by Auburn by this date.
All documents required for a complete transfer student admission application file must be received by Auburn by this date.
Early February Early Action admission decisions released
February 1 Admission application deadline
Mid-February Competitive merit scholarships awarded
March 1 Scholarship application deadline for general and departmental scholarships
Students must complete the scholarship application through AUSOM to receive consideration for general and departmental scholarships. FAFSA and any requested verification documents should be received by Auburn by March 28 for for need-based scholarship, supplemental grant, and federal work study priority consideration.
Early March Regular admission decisions released
March 28 Financial aid priority date*
FAFSA and any requested verification documents should be received by Auburn by this date for for need-based scholarship, supplemental grant, and federal work study priority consideration.
Late March First federal financial aid notifications sent, weekly thereafter as additional students complete FAFSA requirements
Mid-April Select need-based scholarships awarded
Late April General and departmental scholarships awarded to incoming students
May 1 Enrollment deposit deadline for first-year students
Scholarship response deadline
Late May General and departmental scholarships awarded to current students
June 1 Scholarship application deadline for Nursing, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine professional program departmental scholarships
Enrollment deposit deadline for transfer students enrolling summer
Late June Departmental scholarships awarded for Nursing, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine professional programs
August 1 Enrollment deposit deadline for transfer students enrolling fall





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 AU Access My Finances page after we receive the results of the FAFSA. For additional information, visit the Office of Financial Aid.
Last updated: 02/09/2024