Dates and Deadlines


To ensure maximum consideration, it is imperative that students are knowledgeable of the specific deadlines associated with all scholarships awarded. Students should expect scholarship awards between February and March. Students selected to receive an award will be notified by award letter to their permanent address or by email to their Auburn email account.
Dates and Deadlines
August 1 Admission Application Available
October 1 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Available
November 1 Scholarship Application Available through AUSOM
Mid-November Merit Scholarships Awarded
December 1 Early Action Admission Deadline*
Mid-December Merit Scholarships Awarded
Late January Merit Scholarships and Achievement Scholarships Awarded
February 1 Scholarship Application Deadline**
FAFSA and any requested verification documents should be received by this date for need-based scholarship consideration.
Admission Application Deadline
March 1 Financial Aid Priority Deadline***
FAFSA and any requested documents should be received by this date for priority consideration of supplemental grants and federal work-study.
Early March General and Department Scholarships Awarded
May 1 Scholarship Response Deadline
June 1 Scholarship Application Deadline for NursingPharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine Professional Programs
Early July Department Scholarships Awarded for Nursing, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine Professional Programs


Admission application files must be complete by this date to receive consideration for scholarships.

** Students must complete the scholarship application through AUSOM by 4:45 p.m. CST to receive consideration for general and department scholarships.

*** 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: 01/24/2022