UAB provides general scholarship opportunities to incoming and currently enrolled students through the Blazer Scholarship Management And Resource Tool (BSMART). BSMART will allow students to easily search for scholarships and review requirements to determine eligibility, and ultimately apply.

To be eligible for regional scholarships at UAB, admitted students must first log in to BSMART and submit the General Application. Supplemental questions will then be accessible for all additional scholarships for which you may qualify. Deadlines vary, but typically range from February 1 to April 1.


 

Birmingham Advanced Placement (AP) Scholarships

These awards are reserved for entering freshmen who are graduating from one of the seven high schools in the Birmingham City School System and are enrolled in Advanced Placement (AP) courses. To be considered for one of these two awards, log in to BSMART and submit the General Application. Then, answer the supplemental questions for the AP Recognition Award by March 1st.

AP Achievement Award

  • Full tuition and fees (up to 15 credit hours per semester for fall and spring terms only) for a total of 4 years (8 academic semesters)
  • The award amount will be calculated in the following manner: cost of tuition and fees - (Pell Grant + Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant + your UAB academic scholarship)
  • Students must complete two or more AP courses, earn grades of B or higher in all AP coursework, and earn a score of 3 or higher on two or more AP exams
  • Students must be admitted to UAB and complete the FAFSA before March 1 of their senior year
  • Up to 20 students receive award


AP Recognition Award

  • One-time award of $1,000
  • Students must complete two or more AP courses and earn grades of B or higher in all AP coursework
  • Students must be admitted to UAB and complete the FAFSA before March 1 of their senior year
  • Up to 50 students receive award

 


 

Jane Knight Lowe

  • These renewable awards are reserved for entering freshmen who are graduates of one of the public or private secondary schools in Madison County, Alabama.

 


 

Birmingham News-Clarence B. Hanson Jr. Scholarship

  • This renewable award is reserved for entering freshmen who are residents of the Birmingham Metropolitan Area. The award is based on financial need and demonstrated leadership qualities.

 


 

Crawford T. and Virginia Johnson Scholarship

  • This renewable award is reserved for currently enrolled UAB students from the Birmingham Metropolitan Area.

 


 

Virginia and Anna Praytor Scholarship

  • This scholarship is awarded on an annual basis to entering freshmen and currently enrolled undergraduate students. Students must be graduates of a Birmingham city high school.

 


 

RaiseMe Scholarships for Birmingham City School Students

  • Students can earn micro-scholarships for high school achievements by joining RaiseMe at: www.raise.me/join/uab
  • Up to $8,000 in scholarships is available to be used over four years at UAB ($2,000 per year).
  • Students must be enrolled in a Birmingham City School, maintain a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.0, and apply and be admitted to UAB by December 1st of their senior year.

 

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