AUM Scholarships

Apply Early Scholarship
This scholarship is designed for degree seeking students who apply for admission, enroll, and submit a scholarship application by July 1, 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

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.

Deadline: June 1st, 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

Deadline: June 1st, 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

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 (pearlrosemail@gmail.com) 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: http://chicagoinjurycenter.com/cic-veteran-scholarship-fund/

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.

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: Monday February 1, 2016.

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

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.