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Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

Alabama A&M University currently offers 7 levels of academic scholarships to in-state and out-of-state students.

  • The AAMU Presidential Scholarship

    Renewable for up to 8 semesters. Covers the cost of tuition, room, board and fees. Also includes a $1,000 book allowance per semester.

    CRITERIA

    • Applicant must have a High School GPA of 3.75 or above.
    • Applicant must have an ACT Score of 28 or above/SAT score of 1310 or above.

    RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Student  must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.50.
    • Student must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year.  Note that the academic year consist of the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.
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  • The AAMU Merit Scholarship

    Covers the cost of tuition. Renewable for up to 8 semesters.

    CRITERIA

    • Applicant must have a High School GPA of 3.25 or above.
    • Applicant must have an ACT Score of 23 or above/SAT score of 1130 or above.

    RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Student  must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.10.
    • Student must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year.  Note that the academic year consist of the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.
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  • The AAMU Transfer Merit Scholarship

    Covers the cost of tuition. Renewable for up to 4 semesters.

    CRITERIA

    • Applicant must have a transfer GPA of 3.25 or above.
    • Applicant must have met all Transfer Admissions criteria.

    RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Student  must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.10.
    • Student must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year.  Note that the academic year consist of the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

    *Contact The Office of Community Colleges Relations & Global Initiatives 256-372-5418 for further details.

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  • Normalite Opportunity Scholarship

    Total annual value of $8,610.

    CRITERIA

    • Must reside outside of the state of Alabama.
    • Must be fully and unconditionally admitted as a full-time/first time freshman for the Fall 2019 semester.
    • Must have a Composite Predictive Index, (CPI) Score of 20 or higher upon acceptance. The Composite Index Score is calculated during the admissions process. (Cumulative High School GPA + *Composite ACT Score = CPI)
    • Must have paid all required 2019 Fall semester enrollment and orientation fees required of entering freshmen.
    • Must have successfully completed the FAFSA, if applicable.
    • If selected for verification during the FAFSA process, must have satisfied all verification requirements before receiving this award.
    • The recipient of this award in combination with other institutional or federal aid (excluding student or parent loans) cannot result in a cash refund being awarded.
    • Recipients of this award will see this award on their account AFTER the enrollment fee is paid.
    • To maintain this award, recipients must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 and must complete a minimum of 30 hours per academic year.

    *Composite ACT or equivalent SAT Composite score.

    RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Student  must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.80.
    • Student must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year.  Note that the academic year consist of the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.
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  • AAMU Heritage Gold

    Total annual value of $5,000 which includes a $250 book voucher per semester.

    CRITERIA

    • Applicant must have minimum high school GPA of 3.25 or above and ACT score of 17.

    RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Student  must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75.
    • Student must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year.  Note that the academic year consist of the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.
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  • AAMU Heritage Silver

    Total annual value of $3,500 which includes a $250 book voucher per semester.

    CRITERIA

    • Applicant must have minimum high school GPA of 3.0-3.24 and ACT score of 17.

    RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Student  must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75.
    • Student must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year.   Note that the academic year consist of the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.
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  • AAMU Heritage Bronze

    Total annual value of $1,500 which includes a $250 book voucher per semester.

    CRITERIA

    • Applicant must have minimum high school GPA of 2.50 and ACT score of 17.
    • Applicant must be a resident of the State of Alabama.

    RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Student  must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75.
    • Student must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year.   Note that the academic year consist of the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.
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For scholarship questions, please email us at scholarships@aamu.edu