Scholarships for Freshmen

(Paying out-of-state tuition)

The University of South Alabama has one of the most comprehensive scholarship programs in Alabama and offers excellent opportunities to entering freshmen. The majority of USA students use a combination of scholarships, grants and loans.

 

Mitchell-Moulton Scholarship Initiative


Under the Mitchell-Moulton Scholarship Initiative, USA offers several scholarship levels based on standardized test scores, high school GPA and area of study. The University’s largest scholarship programs for academic achievement are:

 

 

Click Here for instructions on how to accept your scholarship award.


Presidential Scholarships for 2015 High School Graduates

 

ACT
Composite
Score
SAT Equivalent|
(SAT Critical
Reading + Math)
Minimum
HighSchool
GPA
Annual Amount 4 Year
Total Amount
33 or higher 1440 or higher 3.5 $12,000 $48,000
32 1400-1430 3.5 $12,000 $48,000
30-31 1330-1390 3.5 $12,000 $48,000
28-29 1250-1320 3.5 $10,000 $40,000
24-27 1090-1240 3.0 $7,000 $28,000
23 1050-1080 3.0 $5,000 $20,000

 

  • Be a U. S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Be a 2015 high school graduate
  • Apply for admission to the University of South Alabama
  • Request official ACT or SAT scores be sent directly to the USA Office of Admissions
  • Request official high school transcript be mailed to the USA Office of Admissions directly from the high school showing grades through the junior year

After acceptance to USA with official documents, 2015 high school graduates will automatically be reviewed for the Presidential Scholarship award (separate application for Presidential Scholarship is NOT required). A scholarship award letter will be mailed to students awarded a Presidential Scholarship.

*Students who reside in USA’s Service Area in Florida (Escambia, Santa Rosa counties) or Mississippi (George, Greene, Harrison, Jackson, Perry, Stone counties) qualify for USA’s in-state tuition and scholarships.

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Abraham Mitchell Scholars Program in Business for 2015 High School Graduates

ACT Composite Score SAT Equivalent
(SAT Critical
reading + math)
Minimum
High School GPA
Annual
Amount
4 Year
Total Amount
Deadline Additional Requirements
28-36 1250 or higher 3.5 $12,500 $50,000 February 1
(senior year of high school)
Students must major in the Mitchell College of Business. Preference is given to residents of Mobile or Baldwin counties and the state of Alabama.

 

  • Be a U. S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Be a 2015 high school graduate
  • Apply for admission to the University of South Alabama
  • Request official ACT or SAT scores be sent directly to the USA Office of Admissions
  • Request official high school transcript be mailed to the USA Office of Admissions directly from the high school showing grades through the junior year
  • Major in the Mitchell College of Business
  • Be admitted to the University of South Alabama by February 1 (senior year of high school)

After acceptance to USA with official documents, 2015 high school grades majoring in the Mitchell College of Business will automatically be reviewed for the Abraham Mitchell Scholarship award (separate application for the Abraham Mitchell Scholarship is NOT required). A scholarship award letter will be mailed to students awarded an Abraham Mitchell Scholarship. For more information visit Mitchell Scholars Program

Please note: Students who are awarded both a Mitchell Business Scholarship and a Presidential Scholarship must choose which scholarship they wish to accept. These scholarships may not be combined.

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Honors Program Scholarships for 2015 High School Graduates


Honors Scholarship Application Required

The University of South Alabama Honors Program offers a curriculum of interdisciplinary excellence designed to stimulate analytical and critical thinking of exceptionally qualified and highly motivated students. In this effort, the USA Honors Program challenges students with scholarly activities, creative activities, exposes them to cultural enrichment and requires them to engage in community service.

ACT Composite
Score
SAT Equivalent
(SAT Critical
Reading + Math)
Minimum
High School GPA
Annual Amount 4 Year
Total Amount
33 or higher 1440 or higher 3.5 $13,000 $52,000
32 1400-1430 3.5 $13,000 $52,000
30-31 1330-1390 3.5 $13,000 $52,000
28-29 1250-1320 3.5 $11,000 $44,000
27 1210-1240 3.5 $8,000 $32,000

 

  • Be a U. S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Be a 2015 high school graduate
  • Apply for admission to the University of South Alabama
  • Request official ACT or SAT scores be sent directly to the USA Office of Admissions
  • Request official high school transcript be mailed to the Office of Admissions directly from the high school showing grades through the junior year
  • Complete application for Honors Program
  • Complete above procedures by December 5, 2014 for first consideration


Please note: Students who are awarded both an Honors Program Scholarship and a Presidential Scholarship must choose which scholarship they wish to accept. These scholarships may not be combined. For more information, contact the USA Honors Program at 251/461-1637 or visit http://www.southalabama.edu/honors/.

 

*Students who reside in USA’s Service Area in Florida (Escambia, Santa Rosa counties) or Mississippi (George, Greene, Harrison, Jackson, Perry, Stone counties) qualify for USA’s in-state tuition and scholarships.


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The University of South Alabama provides equal educational opportunities to and is open and accessible to all qualified students without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex or qualified handicap/disability, with respect to all of its programs and activities.