Scholarships at INTO The University of Alabama at Birmingham: we support you

We support you. We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve the goal of studying at a world-class US university.

Do I qualify for a scholarship?

To be considered for a scholarship opportunity, you must submit required materials and meet eligibility requirements.

What types of scholarship are available?

Regional Scholarship Undergraduate

INTO UAB

Maximum value

$9,000

Eligibility

  • Up to $9,000 total
  • Fully admitted to an International Year One, Undergraduate Transfer Program, Integrated Master’s Program, or Graduate Pathway program
  • 300-400 word personal statement may be required for some regions
  • Scholarship interview may be required for some regions
  • Limited availability: first come, first served
  • Amount subject to change—limited awards at maximum value
  • Contact your INTO regional officer or UAB representative for more information

Tuition payable first year: $22,300ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

Regional Scholarship Graduate

INTO UAB

Maximum value

$9,000

Eligibility

  • Up to $9,000 total
  • Fully admitted to an International Year One, Undergraduate Transfer Program, Integrated Master’s Program, or Graduate Pathway program
  • 300-400 word personal statement may be required for some regions
  • Scholarship interview may be required for some regions
  • Limited availability: first come, first served
  • Amount subject to change—limited awards at maximum value
  • Contact your INTO regional officer or UAB representative for more information

Tuition payable first year: $20,840ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

Progression Scholarship Undergraduate

INTO UAB

Maximum value

$9,000

Eligibility

  • $3,000 per year and up to $9,000 total
  • Admitted to a degree-seeking program at UAB after successfully completing an International Year One or Undergraduate Transfer Program and meeting all progression requirements with a cumulative GPA 3.75 or above
  • Renewable up to 3 years with GPA 3.75 or above
  • Scholarship is split into $1,500 per semester for two semesters (Fall and Spring)

Tuition payable first year: $25,590ˆ†

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

†These are estimated tuition payments when a student starts the degree program after progression from a Pathway.

UAB International Scholarship

UAB - Direct Entry

Maximum value

$30,000

Eligibility

  • $7,500 per year and up to $30,000 total
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • First-year, full-time, degree-seeking students only (no post-secondary work)
  • Completed high school or secondary school outside of the US
  • Currently live outside of the United States
  • Must be accepted prior to May 1 for the August intake (November 1 for the January intake).
  • Students with governmental scholarships or other external support are ineligible for this award
  • Anticipate holding an F-1 visa

Tuition payable first year: $21,090ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

UAB IB Scholarship

UAB - Direct Entry

Maximum value

$10,000

Eligibility

  • $2,500 per year and up to $10,000 total
  • Fully admitted to UAB as a first-year undergraduate student
  • Submit scholarship application by March 1
  • IB Diploma with a score of 24 or higher
  • Eligible candidates will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship that will be automatically upgraded to $2,500 after final IB scores are received

Tuition payable first year: $26,090ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

*Scholarships amounts and eligibility are subject to change. Limited awards at maximum value. For more information on UAB’s international student scholarships, please visit www.uab.edu/students/paying-for-college/scholarships/international

**International students in the US may qualify for additional scholarship opportunities, please visit https://www.uab.edu/admissions/cost/scholarships/out-of-state-students

How much money is on offer?

The amount of money available through scholarships can vary. Remember that a scholarship will only cover some of your tuition fees. You will still have to fund your remaining tuition fees and your accommodation, insurance, visa and other living costs in full. For more information, see our fees and finance page.

What is the process of applying for a scholarship?

If you receive an offer letter after submitting your application to study with us, ask your education counselor whether there is a scholarship available. All scholarships are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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