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Augsburg Full Tuition Scholars

The Augsburg Full Tuition Scholars program acknowledges strong academic success and is designed to make Augsburg University affordable for students with demonstrated financial need.

Incoming first year and transfer students will receive the total cost of tuition (does not include fees, room, or board) through scholarships and grants if they meet certain eligibility requirements.  Students must submit the FAFSA each year and remain Pell Grant eligible for the scholarship to renew.  Please see below for details on the scholarship for incoming first year and transfer students.

Full Tuition Scholarship – First Year Students

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

  • Cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.50 (on a 4.0 point scale)
  • Pell Grant eligible
  • Application submitted by December 1st, 2021
  • Resident of Minnesota and a graduate of a Minnesota high school

Augsburg Full Tuition Scholar recipients must submit their enrollment decision form by May 1st, 2022 and continue to meet satisfactory academic progress during their senior year of high school.  Augsburg Full Tuition Scholar recipients are strongly encouraged to live on campus, however residing on campus is not a requirement of the scholarship.

Full Tuition Scholarship – Transfer Students

Incoming transfer students are will receive the total cost of tuition (does not include fees, room, or board) through scholarships and grants if they meet the following criteria:

  • Cumulative unweighted college GPA of 3.50 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Pell Grant eligible
  • Application submitted by March 15th, 2022
  • Resident of Minnesota and a graduate of a Minnesota high school
  • Completion of Associate of Arts degree in 4 semesters or less

Augsburg Full Tuition Scholar transfer recipients must submit the enrollment decision form by June 1st, 2022 and continue to meet satisfactory academic progress during the completion of their Associates of Arts degree at their current community college.  Augsburg Full Tuition Scholar recipients are encouraged to live on campus, however residing on campus is not a requirement of the scholarship.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Do I have to complete the FAFSA to be eligible for the scholarship?

A: Yes, you must file the FAFSA with your family each year and meet all of the requirements above as a first year or transfer student to qualify for the scholarship.

Q: I’m a transfer student and took more than 2 years to complete my Associate of Arts degree, am I still eligible?

A: You must have completed your Associate of Arts degree within 2 years (4 semesters or less) of graduating from high school.  Transfer students must apply by March 15th while they are enrolled in the final semester of their Associate of Arts degree program.

Q: Will my full tuition scholarship cover the costs of my room, board, and fees? Do I have to live on campus?

A: Scholar recipients are strongly encouraged to live on campus, however residing on campus is not a requirement of the scholarship.  Scholar recipients will receive the total cost of tuition (does not include fees, room, or board) through a combination of Augsburg scholarships, federal, and state grants.

Q: What additional options are available for me to finance the cost of my room and board?

A: Students often utilize a combination of federal student loans, earnings from a work study position, savings from a summer job, or a monthly payment plan to help finance the cost of their room and board.

Q: When is the deadline to apply?

A: First year students must submit their application by December 1st, 2021 and transfer students must submit their application by March 15th, 2022.