To be eligible for an academic scholarship at UAB, you must submit your admission application and all required documentation by May 1 of your senior year in high school. Entering freshmen who have their admission documents postmarked by that date are automatically considered for ACT & GPA-based scholarships. Your February ACT and March SAT test scores from your senior year will be the last scores considered for scholarship purposes. The examined GPA will be the cumulative GPA at the time of admission. All scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to qualified students. Scholarships from specific schools and departments may require additional applications, and their deadlines may be earlier than May 1.

4-year awards based on ACT composite or redesigned SAT score and GPA:

for 2020-2021

Annual Amount

Required Test Score

Required GPA
Blazer Elite $18,000 30-36 ACT or 1360-1600 SAT 3.5 GPA or higher
Blazer Gold $12,000 26-29 ACT or 1230-1350 SAT 3.5 GPA or higher
Blazer Pride $10,000 24-25 ACT or 1160-1220 SAT 3.5 GPA or higher
26-36 ACT or 1230-1600 SAT 3.0-3.49 GPA
Blazer Distinction $7,500 20-23 ACT or 1030-1150 SAT 3.5 GPA or higher
24-25 ACT or 1160-1220 SAT 3.0-3.49 GPA

Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Scholarship eligibility is subject to the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.