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Scholarships

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.

Early Auggie Scholarship

Incoming transfer students who have an application received by March 15th for the fall semester or November 1st for the spring semester will receive an annual $2,000 Early Auggie Scholarship upon admission.

Amount: $2,000 per year


merit Transfer Scholarships

The following scholarships are awarded at the point of admission based on information that is provided in the application. Notification of the scholarships are done through the acceptance letter.  Recipients must be enrolled full time in the day program working towards their first bachelor’s degree and can only receive one of the following transfer scholarships.

Transfer Regents Scholarship

Awarded to new transfer students based on their cumulative grade point of average of one year or more of completed college coursework.

Amount: $20,000–$26,000 per year

Augsburg Legacy Scholarship

The Augsburg Legacy Scholarship recognizes students who are children or spouses of Augsburg graduates; siblings of current Augsburg students; or children or spouses of current Lutheran pastors.

Amount: $20,000 per year

College Access Program Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes students who participate in a college readiness program such as College Possible, TRiO, or AVID.

Amount: $20,000 per year

Honors Scholarship

Transfer students of exceptional academic ability with strong evidence of leadership potential will be considered. Students are considered for this scholarship based on information from their application for admission, including academic criteria, letter of recommendation, leadership activities, community service, and short essay responses.

Honors Scholarship: $28,000 per year


Additional Scholarship Opportunities

The Two+Two Scholarship

This scholarship is available to community college students who complete either an Associate of Arts degree or the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) with 60 transferable credits in four semesters or less. Students must be Minnesota residents, eligible for the Pell Grant, and on track to complete their degree at Augsburg in four semesters. With the combination of federal and state grants, federal student loans, and Augsburg scholarships and grants, students will have no additional out-of-pocket costs for tuition for two years. Students will be responsible for fees, books, housing, and the amount of student loans they’re eligible to receive.

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 transfer 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 certain eligibility requirements.  Students must submit the FAFSA each year and remain Pell Grant eligible for the scholarship to renew.  For more information and eligibility requirements, please see the Augsburg Full Tuition Scholars program details.

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 2022.  The program builds 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)


Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Recognizes academically qualified transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa and are transferring into the day undergraduate program with one semester minimum membership in Phi Theta Kappa.

Amount: $2,500 award for current PTK students as verified through a transcript or PTK advisor

The PRISM Scholar Award

The PRISM Scholar program is designed to support Augsburg juniors and seniors who wish to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Scholars also become a part of the STEM community at Augsburg with opportunities for summer research, faculty mentoring, and career development. For more information, visit the STEM Programs website.

Augsburg RaiseMe

Augsburg has partnered with RaiseMe to offer U.S. college 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.

Fall 2022 Transfer applicants must sign up for RaiseMe and complete their Augsburg application by July 1st, 2022 if they wish for their RaiseMe micro-scholarships to apply towards their Augsburg financial aid award.

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 2022. Visit the American Indian Recognition Full Tuition Program website for more information.