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Augsburg University recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding academic, leadership, service, and extracurricular achievements through Augsburg’s scholarship program.  Due to the generous amounts of our institutional scholarships, a student’s total scholarship award plus any state and/or federal grants cannot exceed the total cost of tuition at Augsburg.  For a list of scholarships available for students transferring to Augsburg, please see our transfer scholarships.

Early Auggie Scholarship

Incoming first-year students who submit an admission application and 2023-24 FAFSA (or applicable equivalent) by December 1st, 2022, and are admitted to Augsburg for Fall 2023 will receive an annual $2,000 Early Auggie Scholarship.

Amount: $2,000 per year

Regents and Honors Scholarship

The Regents and Honors Scholarships recognize new first year students of high academic achievement who begin in the fall semester. These scholarships are awarded based on unweighted high school GPA (please see our test-free admissions policy) and are automatically awarded to all qualified students who are admitted to Augsburg University. Applicants will receive either the Regents OR the Honors Scholarship and will be notified of their scholarship award on their acceptance letter. Recipients must be enrolled full time (12+ credits) in the day program working towards their first bachelor’s degree.

Amount: $20,500 – $29,000 per year

Augsburg Promise Scholarship

The Augsburg Promise Scholarship acknowledges strong academic success and is designed to make Augsburg University affordable for students with demonstrated financial need.

Incoming first year students will receive the total cost of tuition and standard fees (does not include room, board or books) through scholarships and grants if they meet all of the following eligibility requirements:  

  • Cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.25
  • Pell Grant eligible
  • Resident of Minnesota and a graduate of a Minnesota high school
  • Living on campus is not required, but is strongly encouraged.

Amount: Full Tuition

American Indian Recognition Full Tuition Program

Augsburg’s American Indian Recognition Full Tuition Program aims to support and promote the importance of American Indian students on campus. The program will cover all remaining tuition and fees after federal and state gift aid has been applied for eligible students starting in Fall 2023. Visit the American Indian Recognition Full Tuition Program website for more information.

Amount: Full Tuition

Augsburg Family Scholars

The Augsburg Family Scholars is a program to narrow the opportunity gap for students with foster care backgrounds, beginning in Fall 2023.  The program is designed to work in tandem with the state-level support, but is open to any new or returning undergraduate student with a foster care background. Visit the Augsburg Family Scholars website for more information.

Amount: Up to Full Comprehensive Fees (including tuition, housing, meal plan, and books)

Augsburg RaiseMe

Augsburg has partnered with RaiseMe to offer U.S. high school students the opportunity to earn micro-scholarships that recognize their academic achievements and outstanding accomplishments. These micro-scholarships will be incorporated in their Augsburg financial aid award. If you have been awarded a higher amount of institutional grant and/or merit scholarship funding from Augsburg, this grant/scholarship supersedes your earnings on RaiseMe and is not in addition to those earnings.

The deadline for earning micro-scholarship amounts through RaiseMe is November 1st, 2022 and students must complete their Augsburg application by February 1st, 2023 if they wish for their RaiseMe micro-scholarships to apply towards their Augsburg financial aid award.


…and tell your parents we have a Parent Grant!

Students who have a child who is currently attending Augsburg University are eligible to receive a grant. More details can be found on our Student Financial Services page.

Amount: $50.00 off per Adult Undergraduate credit, $80.00 off per Graduate program credit.