AUM Scholarships

Apply Early Scholarship

This scholarship is designed for degree seeking students who apply for admission, enroll, and submit a scholarship application by the priority deadline of August 8, for fall semester, or December 10, for spring semester. Students must have a 3.0 entry GPA on transferable credits and remain in good academic standing at AUM. Students must also submit a personal essay. Awarded to new students for one year in the amount of $1,000 over two semesters, fall and spring ($500 per term).

Click here to download the AUM Apply Early Scholarship Application

New Student Summer Scholarship
 The new student summer scholarship is available to new students enrolled at least half-time or greater during Summer 2016.

$1,000 scholarship for new undergraduate or graduate students enrolled half-time during Summer 2016.

$2,000 scholarship for new undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time during Summer 2016.

For more information, contact us at 937-769-1818 or admission.aum@antioch.edu.

Kappa Beta Delta Transfer Students
The Antioch University Midwest Kappa Beta Delta Scholarship rewards new transfer students for their outstanding academic achievement.

There are only a limited number of scholarships available and will be awarded on a first come basis for those who meet all the eligibility requirements. Recipients of the Kappa Beta Delta Scholarship will be awarded a total amount of $4,000 – $2,000 per year for four consecutive academic semesters (summer session is not included).
This scholarship cannot be coupled with other AUM scholarships.
Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a Kappa Beta Delta member in good standing and intend to transfer to Antioch University Midwest in the fall of 2016.
  • Students must post a minimum of a 3.50 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 4.0 on all college-level coursework in the past five years. GPA is evaluated at the time of application, and no courses can be marked as incomplete.
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain a minimum of a 3.5 GPA while attending the Antioch University Midwest in order to receive remaining disbursements.
  • Must have completed at least 60 semester hours/90 quarter hours and be a candidate for an A.A. or A.S. degree.
  • Students must enroll at Antioch University Midwest for the fall 2016 semester in a minimum of 12 semester credits (full‐time status), and remain at full‐time status while requesting scholarship disbursements for following semesters.
  • Applicants may not hold any previous bachelor degree(s) and may not be an online student.
  • Applicants must be a United States Citizen.
  • Application must fully complete the application, required essay and provide a letter of recommendation from a Kappa Beta Delta Advisor.

Priority Deadline: August 8, 2016
How to Apply – Send to admission.aum@antioch.edu

    • Complete the Application and included any required documentation.
    • Submit a 1-2 page how being involved in the Kappa Beta Delta International Honor Society has helped you throughout your educational journey.
    • Provide a letter of recommendation from a Kappa Beta Delta Advisor.
Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Students
The Antioch University Midwest Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship rewards new transfer students for their outstanding academic achievement.

There are only a limited number of scholarships are available and will be awarded on a first come basis for those who meet all the eligibility requirements. Recipients of the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship will be awarded a total amount of $4,000 – $2,000 per year for four consecutive academic semesters (summer session is not included).
This scholarship cannot be coupled with other AUM scholarships.
Eligibility

  • Applicant must be a Phi Theta Kappa member in good standing and intend to transfer to a Antioch University Midwest in the fall of 2016.
  • Students must post a minimum of a 3.50 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 4.0 on all college-level coursework in the past five years. GPA is evaluated at the time of application, and no courses can be marked as incomplete.
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain a minimum of a 3.5 GPA while attending the Antioch University Midwest in order to receive remaining disbursements.
  • Must have completed at least 60 semester hours/90 quarter hours and be a candidate for an A.A. or A.S. degree.
  • Students must enroll at Antioch University Midwest for the fall 2016 semester in a minimum of 12 semester credits (full‐time status), and remain at full‐time status while requesting scholarship disbursements for following semesters.
  • Applicant may not hold any previous bachelor degree(s) and may not be an online student.
  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen.
  • Application must fully complete the application, required essay and provide a letter of recommendation from a Phi Theta Kappa

Priority Deadline: August 8, 2016
How to Apply – Send to admission.aum@antioch.edu

  • Complete the Application and included any required documentation.
  • Submit a 1-2 page how being involved in the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has helped you throughout your educational journey.
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from a Phi Theta Kappa
Graduate Scholarship
The Graduate Scholarship is equivalent to 1/3 OFF one course in for your first two semesters plus we will waive your $100 Enrollment Fee!

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • Must be a new graduate student. (Transfer and previously enrolled student do not qualify.)
  • Must be applying for one of the following programs:
    • Individualized Master of Arts
    • Master of Arts in Management and Change Leadership

Scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first eligible basis as long as funds are available.

The Alumni Scholarship for Social Justice
The Alumni Scholarship for Social Justice will award a new student with up to $1,500 to put toward their first semester. This scholarship is funded and awarded by Antioch University Midwest Alumni.

Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements and submit the 300 word essay will be reviewed by the Scholarship Review Panel. The top 5 Candidates will be sent to Alumni for the opportunity to vote on awarding the scholarship.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a new undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Must be considered a full or part-time student.
  • Must be in good academic standing.

Essay Topic (300 Word Minimum)
Please answer the question, “What is social justice and how does it relate to you and your environment?”

How to Apply – Send Essay to admission.aum@antioch.edu

 

Additional Scholarships

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

Deadline: Monthly

Additional information about the scholarship can be found here.

WyzAnt College Scholarship
Eligibility is open to any student who plans to be enrolled in a college or university sometime between August 1, 2016 and November 1, 2018. Students submit an essay online of 150-300 words describing a person who inspires them. Twenty finalists will be selected by popular vote. WyzAnt tutors will select the three winning essays. Awards will be 1st Place – $10,000, 2nd Place – $3,000, 3rd Place – $2,000.

Deadline: May 1, 2016. Please note that the 2016 deadline has passed. Check back soon for 2017 scholarship entry details.

Details of the award, eligibility and information on the application process can be found at WyzAnt.com.

PFLAG Scholarship

PFLAG is proud to award scholarships each year. Applications for 2016 are now available! This year two or three scholarships will be awarded to any lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) students and one or two straight ally students who actively support and advocate for LGBT individuals. PFLAG is honored to also award or administer a $1,000 scholarship offered by the Greater Dayton LGBT Center to any deserving LGBT student. So, whether you are beginning your higher education career or returning as an adult student, these scholarships are designed to lend a helping hand.

Deadline: 2016 Submission deadline is now closed. Please check back soon for 2017 deadline. 

Details of the award, eligibility and information on the application process can be found at PFLAG.org.

Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

SeniorAdvisor.com, the premier ratings and reviews site for senior services providers nationwide, is proud to announce our third annual scholarship for advancement in higher education. This is a general scholarship which will award each of the selected applicants with a scholarship award of $2,000. This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in an accredited college or university during the academic year.

Deadline: December 31, 2016.

Details of the award, eligibility and information on the application process can be found at SeniorAdvisor.com.

Goedeker’s Appliances Annual College Book Scholarship

Do you have a passion for learning and want to further your education? Do you want to improve your chances of employment by earning a college degree? Goedeker’s believes in your potential and would love to see you flourish. That is why we are offering a $500 grand prize scholarship toward college textbooks.

To Apply: Write an essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. Give us some insight into your personal background, your philosophy about learning, why you chose your field in particular, and any other information you feel is relevant. These will be judged based on originality, creativity, organization of thought, and proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

Deadline: July 31, 2016. 

Details of the award, eligibility and information on the application process can be found at here.

Goedeker’s Appliances Annual Public Service College Book Scholarship

Goedeker’s is endlessly thankful for the service of those who keep our nation running smoothly and strive to ensure that each of us is protected and safe from harm. That is why we would like to extend a special scholarship to people who are employed in public service positions in particular. This includes:

  • Federal, state, and local government employees
  • Police officers and firefighters
  • Active military, reserves, and veterans
  • Public school teachers
  • Employees of non-profit organizations

These awards extend to their immediate family as well.

Deadline: July 31, 2016.

Details of the award, eligibility and information on the application process can be found at here.

Well-Being Secrets Scholarship

Each year $5,000 will be awarded to one lucky and extremely passionate student. You can spend this money on tuition and books. This scholarship can be used by students from different fields of study.

Here are the requirements for Well-Being Secrets Scholarship:

  • Who can apply – undergraduate and graduate students of accredited US university or college.
  • How can you apply – submit 1,000 words essay about your passion for your future profession and why you should be picked as a winner. I want to learn about what drives you and how passionate are you.
  • How will you get the money – $5,000 check will be sent directly to your college.
  • Deadline – the deadline for the submission is December 1st. Winner will be picked by a commission each year by December 15th and check will be mailed out by December 20th.

If you are interested in this scholarship, please send a 1,000 words essay to info@well-beingsecrets.com. In the email include your name, major, school, expected year of graduation, and your contact information.

Good luck!

Deadline: December 1st of each year. 

Details of the award, eligibility and information on the application process can be found at Well-Being Secrets.

CountyOffice.org Scholarship
Eligibility is open to US citizens 16 years of age and older who are currently enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited institution of higher learning. Awards are sent directly to the financial aid or bursar’s office of the finalist’s enrollment. All majors are urged to apply.

Deadline: April 30 and September 30 annually.

Details of the award, eligibility and information on the application process can be found at CountyOffice.org.

Live Your Dream Education & Training Awards for Women
Live Your Dream

Since 1972, the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards program (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards) has disbursed more than $25 million to tens of thousands of women who have overcome poverty, domestic and sexual violence, divorce, the death of a spouse, or other life challenges. They are women—just like you—who had the courage and determination to turn their lives around.

Recipients may use the cash award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, including books, childcare and transportation. The program begins on the club level, where award amounts vary. Club recipients become eligible to receive region-level awards, which are granted through Soroptimist’s 28 geographic regions. Currently, each Soroptimist region grants one first-place award for $5,000.

Find out the requirements and how to apply by visiting their website.

The Elie Wiesel Foundation - Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
The Elie Wiesel Foundation - Prize in Ethics Essay ContestThe Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest, now in its 27th year, challenges college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today’s complex world. Students are encouraged to write thought-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues and are rational arguments for ethical action.

2016 Essay Topic: Articulate with clarity an ethical issue that you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about ethics and yourself.

Deadline: 2016 Submission deadline is now closed. Please check back soon for 2017 Essay Topic.

Find out the requirements and how to apply by visiting their website.