Graduate Scholarships


UAH graduate students interested in receiving scholarships should submit a scholarship application by December 1 of each year for priority consideration. If you currently have a scholarship, check your scholarship description to determine if submitting a scholarship application each year is required.

UAH Competitive Scholarships

Alumni, parents, and friends, along with corporations, foundations, and organizations have established scholarship funds recognizing academic merit, demonstrated financial need and athletic or artistic talent. Awards vary from funds for textbooks to full tuition and mandatory fees. These scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.

Students interested in being considered for Competitive scholarships must submit a UAH Scholarship application by December 1 of each year for priority consideration.

See Competitive Scholarships for a description of all UAH competitive scholarships.

Important Scholarship Dates

August 1 Competitive scholarships application available
December 1 Priority consideration deadline for competitive scholarships
January-February Competitive scholarship application review
End of February Competitive scholarship notification letters mailed
May 1 Acceptance deadline for all scholarship offers
How do I accept my scholarship?

Once a competitive scholarship application has been submitted, no changes can be made other than editing or re-sending email requests for letters of recommendation. Applicants should contact the Office of Financial Aid for additional updates.

For additional scholarship opportunities for graduate students, please contact the Office of Financial Aid 256.824.6650 or

Requested changes may be emailed to

Please note that a requested change will necessitate changing your application password