SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

Traditional Undergraduate Students:

Once you complete the admissions process you are automatically considered for an academic scholarship award. In addition to academic merit awards, UM also offers a variety of talent-based scholarships. Our enrollment counselors can help guide you in applying for a variety of grants, loans and work-study programs that can help lower your out-of-pocket college payment.


PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
$12,000 per year
Based on academic achievement (see scholarship calculator)
Automatic renewal if student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and enrolls in at least 12 hours per semester
Receivable up to 8 semesters

 

FOUNDER’S SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
$10,000 per year
Based on academic Achievement (see scholarship calculator)
Automatic renewal if student maintains a cumulative GPA 3.0 and enrolls in at least 12 hours per semester
Receivable up to 8 semester

 

DEAN’S SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
$8,000 per year
Based on academic achievement (see scholarship calculator)
Automatic renewal if student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and enrolls in at least 12 hours per semester
Receivable up to 8 semesters

 

UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
$6,000 per year
Based on academic achievement (see scholarship calculator)
Automatic renewal if student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.0 and enrolls in at least 12 hours per semester
Receivable up to 8 semesters

Transfer Academic Scholarships based on incoming cumulative GPA

Transfer Merit (3.5+ GPA)
$7,000 per year

Transfer Merit (3.25 – 3.499 GPA)
$6,000 per year

Transfer Merit (2.80 – 3.249 GPA)
$5,000 per year

Transfer Merit (2.25 – 2.799 GPA)
$4,000 per year

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

  • Awarded to any Phi Theta Kappa Inductee
  • Can be combined with academic scholarships $2000 per year

Other Aid Opportunities to consider

  • Alabama Student Grant – application required; estimated amount is $1,040 per year
  • Auditions/tryouts for CPA/Athletics; amounts vary
  • Ministry related scholarships/grants – application(s) required; amounts vary

GRANTS

Grants are need-based gift aid awarded to students who qualify. To determine eligibility for most of the following programs, students must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have results sent to the University of Mobile.

Alabama Student Grant Program

  • Students who have been a resident of the state of Alabama for 12 months and are a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.
  • The average award in the last two years has been approximately $800. An application is required.

A. Earl Potts Scholarship

  • Must be an active member of a cooperating Alabama Baptist State Convention Church
  • Must be accepted as a full-time student
  • Award amount is $750 for the academic year and is available only to first-time freshman

Federal Pell Grant

  • This federal grant is administered by the Department of Education to undergraduate students demonstrating a high level of financial need.
  • The amount of these grants varies and is determined by the Department of Education.