For more information about any of these scholarships, please contact the UAH Office of Financial Aid at 256.824.6650 or

UAH's competitive scholarships are funded through the generosity of alumni and friends of the University. Student eligibility is based on a variety of criteria including academic interests and achievements, special talents, and demonstrated leadership. The disbursement of these awards is overseen by the Scholarship division of the Office of Financial Aid. Competitive Scholarships are applied for using the comprehensive application found at the link below. You do not have to apply for individual awards. This single application will allow you to be considered for all scholarships for which you meet criteria. View Competitive Scholarships.

Important Scholarship Dates

August 1 Competitive scholarships application available
December 15 Deadline for priority consideration of competitive scholarships (student must be admitted)
January-April Competitive scholarship application review
April 1 Financial Aid award letters mailed
May 1 Acceptance deadline for all scholarship offers
How do I accept my scholarship?

Once a competitive scholarship application has been submitted, changes can only be made by contacting the Office of Financial Aid.