Online Programs

Online Program Scholarships

At American University, all admitted students are considered for scholarships for which they are eligible. Scholarships are awarded to students who have excellent academic credentials and exhibit exceptional leadership skills. We are pleased to offer the following scholarships to honor our students who continue on to online graduate studies.

Online Merit Scholarship

  • Scholarship Amount: $5,000
  • Availability: January 2018
  • Student Eligibility:
    • Students must have a cumulative 3.5 GPA (on 4.0 scale) or above in their undergraduate program.
    • Students must remain in good academic standing.
  • Considerations:
    • American University will make the Online Merit Scholarship decision and will notify students at the time they are admitted or shortly thereafter.
    • Scholarship will be applied equally to the 5th and 6th courses.
    • Read the eligibility requirements.
  • Scholarship Amount: $3,000, $5,000 or $10,000
  • Availability: January 2018
  • Student Eligibility:
    • Admitted students will be eligible for scholarship consideration based on a holistic review of the application file, including academic credentials, professional experience and exceptional leadership skills.
    • Students must also remain in good academic standing throughout the program.
    • For priority consideration, submit applications for January by October 15.
  • Considerations:
    • American University will make the Online Merit Scholarship decision and will notify students at the time they are admitted or shortly thereafter.
    • Scholarship will be applied equally to the final two courses.
    • Read the eligibility requirements.
  • Scholarship Amount: $10,000
  • Availability: January 2018
  • Student Eligibility:
    • Students must have a cumulative 3.5 GPA (on 4.0 scale) or above in their undergraduate program.
    • Students must remain in good academic standing.
  • Considerations:
    • American University will make the Online Merit Scholarship decision and will notify students at the time they are admitted or shortly thereafter.
    • Scholarship will be applied equally to the third and fourth semesters (5th through 8th courses).
    • Read the eligibility requirements.
  • Scholarship Amount: $10,000
  • Availability: January 2018
  • Student Eligibility:
    • Students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA (on 4.0 scale) or above in their undergraduate program.
    • Students must have at least five years of work experience.
    • Students must remain in good academic standing.
  • Considerations:
    • American University will make the Online Merit Scholarship decision and will notify students at the time they are admitted or shortly thereafter.
    • Scholarship will be applied equally to the final two courses in the program.
    • Read the eligibility requirements.
  • Scholarship Amount: $5,000
  • Availability: January 2018
  • Student Eligibility:
    • Students must have a cumulative 3.6 GPA (on 4.0 scale) or above in their undergraduate program.
    • Students must remain in good academic standing.
  • Considerations:
    • American University will make the Online Merit Scholarship decision and will notify students at the time they are admitted or shortly thereafter.
    • Scholarship will be applied equally to the 5th and 6th courses.
    • Read the eligibility requirements.

For more information, call us toll-free at 855-725-7614 to speak with an Admissions Adviser, or request more information online.