Academic Elite Scholarships for 2019-2020
To be considered for the Academic Elite Scholarships, a student must be accepted as a member of the University Fellows Experience (UFE). The student must maintain membership in the UFE to continue holding an Academic Elite Scholarship. Complete information on the UFE can be found on the University Fellows website. There are a total of 8 academic elite scholars named each year. The pool of eligible applicants typically exceeds 1,000 students. These scholarships are awarded for 4 years.
Seven Academic Elite Scholarship recipients will receive:
The top Academic Elite Scholarship recipient will receive:
A student with an ACT score of 32 or an SAT score of 1420 (evidence-based reading and writing plus math) and a high school GPA of 3.8 who is accepted into UA will be eligible to complete the University Fellows Experience application. Applicants must first complete the Honors College application and then must complete the UFE application. The general UFE application deadline is December 15.
A student eligible for the Honors College (ACT of 28 or SAT score of 1300 [evidence-based reading and writing plus math] and a high school GPA of 3.5) may be nominated for consideration by a high school representative or a UA faculty member if he/she does not meet the general requirements for UFE consideration. The online nomination form (including the student's full contact information and letter of recommendation) must be completed by a high school representative or UA faculty member. The deadline for nominations is December 9.