UAH's Freshman Academic Scholarships recognize incoming first-time freshmen (including international students) who have demonstrated superior academic achievement in high school. All Freshman Academic Scholarships are four-year awards for fall and spring semesters, renewable each semester based on full-time student status and satisfactory academic progress.

Renewal Criteria

Freshman Academic Scholarships are renewable for up to eight total semesters of award. Renewal each semester is contingent upon meeting the following requirements.  Please note, fully online students are not eligible for Freshman Academic Scholarships.

  • Remain classified as an undergraduate student;
  • Enroll full-time each consecutive fall and spring term;
  • Earn a minimum 2.00 UAH GPA each semester;
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative UAH GPA of 3.00;
  • Earn a minimum of 6 credit hours each fall and spring semester and; 
  • Earn a minimum of 24 combined credit hours from fall and spring of the same academic year

Renewal eligibility will be evaluated at the end of each semester.