How do I apply?

The UAB School of Education provides general scholarship opportunities to incoming and currently enrolled students through the Blazer Scholarship Management And Resource Tool (B-SMART). B-SMART  allows students to easily search for scholarships and review requirements to determine eligibility, and ultimately apply. 

To be eligible for scholarships, students must login to B-SMART and complete a general application.  Some scholarships require additional information.  Check the B-SMART listing for guildelines.

When do I login to B-SMART?

You can access B-SMART using the following link:


When do I apply?

The scholarship application period runs mid-January through mid-February.  Check B-SMART for exact dates.

What scholarships are available?

We have 20 scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Education. 

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

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

How do I know which scholarships I can apply for?

Scholarship requirements and preference criteria are listed as part of the scholarship description.  

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?

Please check your B-SMART account and UAB listing for other scholarship opportunities that may be appropriate.

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