• Out-of-state students receiving any of the below awards will be charged
    at the in-state tuition rate for as long as they remain eligible.


    Trustee Scholarships*
    Awarded on the basis of intellectual ability as demonstrated by ACT score and high school GPA of 3.0 or higher, as follows:

    1. Trustee Award (21-22 ACT), $1,500 per year
    2. Trustee Honors Award I (23-24 ACT), $2,500 per year
    3. Trustee Honors Award II (25-26 ACT), $3,500 per year
    4. Trustee Honors Award III (27-28 ACT), $4,500 per year
    5. Trustee Honors Award IV (29-30 ACT), $5,500 per year
    6. Trustee Excellence Award (31-36 ACT), $10,000 per year
    7. Trustee Valedictorian and Salutatorian Awards to students recognized as one of the top two students in their graduating class.

    Leadership Scholarships*
    Awarded on the basis of leadership ability as demonstrated by achieving one of the following roles in high school and having an ACT score of 19 or higher and a high school GPA of 2.0 or higher: 

    1. Distinguished Young Woman, $2,500 per year
    2. Senior Class President, $2,500 per year
    3. Student Council President, $2,500 per year
    4. Civic Leadership/Service Excellence, $2,500 per year
    5. Yearbook/Literary Magazine Editor, $1,500 per year
    6. Newspaper Editor, $1,500 per year
    7. Boys or Girls State, $1,500 per year
    8. Hugh O’Brian Youth Recipient, $1,500 per year
    9. Other Demonstrated Leadership Role, $1,500 per year. 

    *In the event you qualify for more than one of the above scholarship awards, you will be awarded the one which is for the larger amount plus an additional $1,000 per year stacked on top.

    Athletics Scholarships
    Awarded on the basis of athletic ability as demonstrated by having received a scholarship to participate on a UWA Gulf South Conference sports team or the rodeo team.

    Fine Arts Scholarships
    Awarded on the basis of demonstration of musical or theatrical talent as demonstrated by having received a scholarship to be a member of the UWA Scarlet Band from Tiger Land, the UWA Choir, or UWA Theatre productions.

    NOTE:  In-state tuition rates for non-Alabama resident students receiving the above scholarship awards do not apply for international students.