Incoming freshmen must declare a major offered by the College of Engineering by May 1 to qualify for awards described on this site.

UA’s consolidated scholarship application includes all scholarships provided through the College of Engineering. Separate application for the Engineering Scholarship Program is not required.

Please visit UA’s Undergraduate Scholarships for Entering Freshman Students for full information on scholarship application requirements for entering freshmen.

Merit-Based 4-Year Scholarship Packages For Engineering Majors entering fall 2016

President’s Cabinet Engineering Scholarship offers will be discontinued for students entering fall 2017 or later.

Students must maintain enrollment in a College of Engineering degree program to receive any College of Engineering scholarship. For more information, read the policies for scholarship retention.

Scholarship Package University of Alabama In-State University of Alabama Out-of-State College of Engineering Scholarship Program
Capstone Scholar 27 ACT (1210-1240 SAT)
$3,500 per year
Dean’s Engineering Excellence Scholarship
$1,500 per year
Collegiate Scholar 28-29 ACT (1250-1280 SAT)
$4,000 per year
Foundation in Excellence 29 ACT (1290-1320 SAT)
50% Tuition
UA Scholar N/A 30-31 ACT (1330-1390 SAT)
67% Tuition
Engineering President’s Cabinet Scholarship
33% Tuition SupplementplusEngineering Leadership Scholarship
$2,500 per year
Presidential ScholarAuto-offer to NMS having 32ACT/1400SAT and 3.5 GPA 30-36 ACT (1330-1600 SAT)
100% Tuition
32-36 ACT (1400-1600 SAT)
100% Tuition
Engineering Leadership Scholarship
$2,500 per year

Qualification criteria for all award tiers:

  • Must be formally admitted to UA by December 15th
  • Have at least 3.5 high school GPA through junior year
  • Test scores must be from a single sitting (no super scoring)
  • ACT (composite score) or SAT (math + critical reading score) taken December or earlier

National Merit Scholars

Students receive varying packages dependent upon their status as a semi-finalist or a finalist. For further information, please visit the National Merit Scholars webpage.

Students in receipt of National Merit awards automatically qualify for an Engineering Leadership Scholarship of $2,500 per year for four years. Students must declare an Engineering major before the start of freshman year to qualify.

Contact College of Engineering Scholarships

The University of Alabama provides answers to frequently asked questions. Please consult that webpage before contacting the College of Engineering. Saskia Clayton is the college’s Scholarship Specialist.

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