AUM Scholarships

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 who they would like to give the scholarship to.

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


Additional Scholarships

Chicago Injury Center’s Disabled Veterans Scholarship
The Chicago Injury Center scholarship program will award scholarships in the amounts of $1,000 (1), $500 (1) and $250 (2). These scholarships will be available annually and will follow the deadlines and other requirements stated below.

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Applicants should submit the following via email ( by June 1.

  • A 500+ word essay describing the difficulties they have faced as a veteran, and how those difficulties have prepared them for the rigors of college
  • A short biography with a recent photo
  • Copy of their transcript, showing their GPA (unofficial transcripts are accepted)
  • Proof of honorable discharge

Additional information about the scholarship can be found here: 

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: Monday February 1, 2016.

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

PNC BA in Early Childhood Education (BAECE) Scholarship

PNCThe PNC BAECE Scholarship is available to Antioch University Midwest students who are completing their Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education during their final semester of student teaching.

Award amounts and number of awardees will vary based on student needs and available funding. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $2000 and there are currently two award cycles per year.

The PNC BAECE Scholarship grant was made in support of PNC’s Grow Up Great, a 10-year, $100 million initiative to enhance early childhood education and school readiness. Through this partnership, Antioch University Midwest and PNC Bank Dayton Region will work together to better the lives of young people ages zero to five by providing qualified, educated teachers.

Insurance Providers Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship
Insurance is proud to introduce a new scholarship promoting motorcycle safety among students.

The Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to any student who is currently attending or planning to attend college or some form of higher education.The scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis for the Spring semester. The deadline to apply is December, 1st.

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

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: Monday, December 14th, 2015, 5PM PST.

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