Alumni Heritage Scholarship

THREEFOLD PURPOSE:

  • Recruit children and grandchildren of graduates of The University of Alabama
  • Send a clear signal to UA graduates that “we want your children”
  • Provide a tangible Alumni Association membership benefit for UA graduates

GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS:

1. Scholarship for entering freshmen (no transfer students) who are children or grandchildren of a University of Alabama graduate.

2. High school seniors must submit both the UA Application for Admission at apply.ua.edu and the UA Application for Scholarships via the myBama.ua.edu portal by December 15. Students should self-identify by checking the box for the Alumni Heritage Scholarship listed in the additional information section of the scholarship pages of the web-application, and must submit the “Alumni Degree Holder Form” also via myBama.ua.edu

3. Parent or grandparent must hold a degree (undergraduate, graduate, or law degree) from The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

4. The qualifying parent or grandparent must be an active member of the National Alumni Association for three of the past five calendar years preceding the student’s entrance year into UA. (Parent or grandparent cannot write check for all three years in one year.)

5. The value of the award is $500 for the freshman year only.

6. The student must be enrolled in full-time on-campus courses for both the fall and spring semesters (full-time as defined by Student Receivables).

Alumni Scholar Award

PURPOSE:

  • Recruit children and grandchildren of graduates of The University of Alabama
  • Send a clear signal to UA graduates that “we want your children”
  • Enhance the academic strength of the freshman class and provide an avenue to assist in retaining UA students beyond the freshman year of enrollment

GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS:

1. $4,000 scholarship paid over four years of undergraduate study ($1,000 per academic year) for students entering as new freshmen (no transfer students) who are children or grandchildren of a University of Alabama graduate.

2. To qualify, the student must score a minimum 25 ACT (1130 “old” SAT format or 1200 “new” SAT format) and submit both the UA Application for Admission at apply.ua.edu and the UA Application for Scholarships via the myBama.ua.edu portal by December 15.  Students should self-identify by checking the box for the Alumni Scholar Award listed in the additional information section of the scholarship pages of the web-application, and must submit the “Alumni Degree Holder Form” also via myBama.ua.edu

3. Parent or grandparent must hold a degree (undergraduate, graduate, or law degree) from The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

4. The qualifying parent or grandparent must be a current active member of the National Alumni Association.  If the parent or grandparent is not a current active member, they may write a check payable to the “Alumni Fund” to immediately qualify the student.

5. The Alumni Scholar Award is renewable for a total of four academic years of undergraduate study (eight semesters consisting of fall and spring) provided:

      a.  the student maintains a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average;

      b.  the qualifying parent or grandparent remains an active member of the
National Alumni Association each year of the student’s undergraduate career;

      c.  and, the student is enrolled in full-time on-campus courses each fall and spring
semester (full-time as defined by Student Receivables).