How do I apply for School of Education scholarships?

You must complete the scholarship application form.  You must select the scholarship(s) for which you are applying.  Please select all scholarship(s), even if you are uncertain you meet the requirements and/or preference criteria of the scholarship(s).  The Selection Committee verifies applicant eligibility.

What scholarships are available?

We have 20 scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Education.  Visit the list of scholarships for additional scholarship details.

Do I fill out separate applications for each scholarship?

No, please submit only one scholarship application.  You should select all scholarships for which you are applying.

What are the requirements and eligibility for School of Education scholarships?

Each scholarship is different.  Please view the scholarship list to review the requirement(s) and preference criteria.

How do I know which scholarships I can apply for?

Scholarship requirements and preference criteria are listed as part of the scholarship description.  View the scholarship list for details.

How do I submit my letters of recommendation?

Only one letter of recommendation is required, although you may submit more than one.  An electronic upload is provided on the application form for this purpose.

What should be included in my letter of recommendation?

Letters of recommendation are statements of support for YOU. As a candidate for a School of Education Scholarship, the Selection Committee will use a letter of recommendation to help determine that you qualify for a particular scholarship. Additionally, a letter of recommendation will help identify you as an outstanding candidate. Any letter of recommendation should speak to your character and outline information and evidence of your work, studies, and aptitude to help guide the Selection Committee to make a decision.

How and when will I be notified if I get a scholarship?

Scholarship applicants will be notified of the Selection Committee’s decision by March 30, 2015.

When and how will I get my scholarship money?

Scholarship awards are provided through the UAB Office of Financial Aid and applied, unless otherwise specified or indicated, equally in fall and spring semesters. Funds applied to the student’s accounts will be applied toward tuition and fees. Any scholarship funds in excess of the amount required for tuition and fees will be disbursed to the student for books, supplies, or school-related expenses if and as the terms of the scholarship allow.

Recipients of School of Education scholarships may be eligible to receive other forms of student financial aid.  Please contact the financial aid office for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (205) 934-8223.

Are there any UAB scholarships for education students that are administered outside of the School?

Currently, the CESAME program provides scholarships for AMP students preparing to teach science or mathematics. Visit the CESAME website for additional details.