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

ENTERING FRESHMAN

Alumni Heritage Scholarship

1. Scholarship for entering freshmen 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 January 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

1. Scholarship for entering freshmen who are children or grandchildren of a University of Alabama graduate.

2. To qualify, the student must score a minimum 25 ACT (1200 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 January 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 value of the award is $4,000 paid over four years of undergraduate study ($1,000 per academic year) for students entering as new freshmen who are children or grandchildren of a University of Alabama graduate.

6. 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).

CURRENT UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Alumni Legacy Scholarship

1. Competitive scholarship for full-time UA undergraduate students with a minimum UA GPA of 3.0 and who are children or grandchildren of a University of Alabama graduate.

2. Students must submit the “Alumni Degree Holder Form” via 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 award year. (Parent or grandparent cannot write check for all three years in one year.)

5. Students must be active in on-campus clubs and organizations with preference to those involved in SAA, FATE, or alumni-based activities, continuing the legacy of their parents/grandparents.

6. The value of the award is $4,000 per academic year.

TRANSFER STUDENTS

Capstone Legacy Scholarship

1. Competitive scholarship for full-time transfer students with a minimum College GPA of 3.0 and who are children or grandchildren of a University of Alabama graduate.

2. Students must submit the “Alumni Degree Holder Form” via 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 award year. (Parent or grandparent cannot write check for all three years in one year.)

5. Students must be active in clubs and organizations at the college level.

6. The value of the award is $4,000 per academic year.