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We offer a variety of institutional scholarships to assist students with strong academic or leadership records that wish to attend UAM. A complete list of these scholarship options is below, however it is critical that any student interested in applying for these scholarships make note of the following: 

  • Additional scholarship criteria may apply to both institutional and foundation awards. Students should meet scholarship eligibility requirements by March 1.
  • However, after March 1, consideration for scholarship awards will be based upon availability of funds. 
  • Scholarship candidates are encouraged to begin the process early in the senior year of high school. 
  • Students are encouraged to review detailed scholarship information in the UAM catalog.
  • No scholarships will be renewed if a student falls below a 2.00 GPA for any semester.

Chancellor’s Scholarship ($12,000 per year)

  • $6,000 tuition award per semester for a maximum of eight semesters of continuous enrollment. Out-of-state tuition is waived.
  • Requires 30 ACT composite, rank in top 10% of graduating class with 3.00 high school GPA, or selection as a National Merit or Achievement finalist.
  • Renewal criteria: First-time freshmen must complete at least 12 hours the first semester and at least 15 hours in the second semester. After the freshman year at least 15 hours must be completed each semester. A 3.00 grade point average is required.
  • Awarded when student applies for admission and scholarship; and ACT scores, class rank and high school GPA are verified.

University Scholarship ($9,000 per year)

  • $4,500 tuition award per semester for a maximum of eight semesters of continuous enrollment. Out-of-state tuition is waived.
  • Requires 27-29 ACT composite (minimum 19 English, minimum 19 math) and a 3.00 high school GPA.
  • Renewal criteria: First-time freshmen must complete at least 12 hours the first semester and at least 15 hours in the second semester. After the freshman year at least 15 hours must be completed each semester. A 3.00 grade point average is required.
  • Awarded when student applies for admission and scholarship; and ACT scores, class rank and high school GPA are verified.

Academic Scholarship ($6,000 per year)

  • $3,000 tuition award per semester for a maximum of eight semesters of continuous enrollment. Out-of-state tuition is waived.
  • Requires 24-26 ACT composite (minimum 19 English, minimum 19 math) and 3.00 high school GPA.
  • Renewal criteria: First-time freshmen must complete at least 12 hours the first semester and at least 15 hours in the second semester. After the freshman year at least 15 hours must be completed each semester. A 3.00 grade point average is required.
  • Awarded when student applies for admission and scholarship; and ACT scores, class rank and high school GPA are verified.

Weevil Excellence Scholarship ($1,500 per year)

  • $750 tuition award per semester for a maximum of eight semesters of continuous enrollment.
  • Requires 22-23 ACT composite (minimum 19 English, minimum 19 math) and 3.00 high school GPA.
  • Renewal criteria: First-time freshmen must complete at least 12 hours the first semester and at least 15 hours in the second semester. After the freshman year at least 15 hours must be completed each semester. A 3.00 grade point average is required.
  • Awarded when student applies for admission and scholarship; and ACT scores, class rank and high school GPA are verified.

Leadership Scholarship ($1,000 per year)

  • $500 tuition award per semester for a maximum of eight semesters of continuous enrollment.
  • Requires 19-21 ACT composite (minimum 19 English, minimum 19 math) and 3.00 high school GPA.
  • Renewal criteria: First-time freshmen must complete at least 12 hours the first semester and at least 15 hours in the second semester. After the freshman year at least 15 hours must be completed each semester. A 3.00 grade point average is required.
  • Awarded when student applies for admission and scholarship; and ACT scores, class rank and high school GPA are verified.

Valedictorian Scholarship ($6,000 per year)

  • $3,000 tuition award per semester for a maximum of eight semesters of continuous enrollment. Out-of-state tuition is waived.
  • Requires 21 ACT composite (minimum 19 English, minimum 19 math) and 3.00 high school GPA and proof of valedictorian status.
  • Renewal criteria: First-time freshmen must complete at least 12 hours the first semester and at least 15 hours in the second semester. After the freshman year at least 15 hours must be completed each semester. A 3.00 grade point average is required.
  • Awarded when student applies for admission and scholarship; and ACT scores, class rank and high school GPA are verified.

Out-of-State Tuition Waiver

  • Out-of-state tuition is waived for residents of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Missouri. UA board policy permits an out-of-state waiver for states other than a contiguous state when a student receives an institutional, performance, or athletic scholarship in an amount equal to tuition for a minimum of 12 hours in the fall and spring terms.
  • Waiver is applied when student registers for classes.

Academic Unit and Privately Funded Scholarships

  • Various amounts and durations.
  • Many endowed scholarships are assigned to academic units which select the recipients.
  • Renewal is not guaranteed.
  • Refer to the UAM catalog for a complete listing.
  • Contact the head of the academic unit or the Office of Admissions.

Community College Transfer Scholarship ($6,000 per year)

  • $3,000 tuition award per semester for a maximum of four semesters of continuous enrollment. Out-of-state tuition waived.
  • Eligibility Requirements: Students whose college attendance is initially and only at an accredited community college and results in completion of at least 60 transferrable hours at the 1000-level or above with a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA.
  • May be renewed for a maximum of three additional semesters with completion of a minimum of12 hours of college-level work each semester and minimum 3.00 GPA following 27 hours of college-level work in an academic year.
  • Admission and scholarship application required, and a final transcript for evaluation of credits.

If you have any questions about attending UAM, please contact us via e-mail at admisssionsoffice@uamont.edu.