All Opportunities

*Welcome to American University’s Scholarship Opportunities Homepage. *

Below you will find a listing of donor-funded restricted scholarships available to students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. To apply to scholarships which require an application, you must first sign in with the same user name and password you use to access your myAU Portal. You will then have the opportunity to complete a general application and, if applicable, apply for specific scholarships.

This system is not currently live, it is in Test mode. Please contact Martin Lacki at lacki@american.edu in Financial Aid if you have questions about applying for scholarships.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
VARIES Claudia Stone Johnsen Endowed Scholarship
The Claudia Stone Johnsen Endowed Fund was established in 2015 to support the Claudia Stone Johnsen Scholarship. The Claudia Stone Johnsen...
The Claudia Stone Johnsen Endowed Fund was established in 2015 to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Cora and John H. Davis Foundation Scholarship
The Cora and John H. Davis Foundation Scholarship was established in 1983 to provide scholarship support to a student enrolled in any school or...
The Cora and John H. Davis Foundation Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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3,000.00 Daniel Greeley Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Daniel Greeley Memorial Scholarship fund was established in 2016 in memory of Daniel Greeley SPA ’07. The scholarship fund will be used to...
The Daniel Greeley Memorial Scholarship fund was established in 2016 in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3,000.00
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VARIES Darrell Randall Graduate Fellowship
The fund is named for Professor Emeritus Darrell Randall of the School of International Service and will be awarded annually to master’s degree...
The fund is named for Professor Emeritus Darrell Randall of the School...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES David Hertz Memorial Scholarship
The David Hertz Memorial Scholarship fund was established in 1988 in memory of David Hertz SPA ’63 by the Class of 1963 25th Reunion, friends, and...
The David Hertz Memorial Scholarship fund was established in 1988 in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES David Hirschmann International Development Scholarship Fund
The David Hirschmann International Development Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to degree-seeking masters students in the...
The David Hirschmann International Development Scholarship Fund provides...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES David L. Carrasco Scholarship
The David L. Carrasco Scholarship was established in 1994 by Marjorie Carrasco in memory of David L. Carrasco, former AU basketball coach and...
The David L. Carrasco Scholarship was established in 1994 by Marjorie...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES David W. Wainhouse Memorial Scholarship
The David W. Wainhouse Memorial Scholarship was established in 1977 by the late Katherine C. Wainhouse in memory of her late husband, David W....
The David W. Wainhouse Memorial Scholarship was established in 1977 by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Day Family Scholarship
The Day Family Scholarship was established in 2010 by Gary Day to support graduate students studying real estate in the Kogod School of Business....
The Day Family Scholarship was established in 2010 by Gary Day to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Dean and Rosina Carter Endowed Scholarship
The Dean and Rosina Carter Endowed Scholarship was established in 1998 by Dean Carter CAS/BA ’47 and Rosina Carter. Income from the fund will be...
The Dean and Rosina Carter Endowed Scholarship was established in 1998...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Donald G. Zauderer Key Executive Scholarship
The Donald G. Zauderer Key Executive Scholarship was established in 2005 through the generosity of Donald G. Zauderer’s former students, family,...
The Donald G. Zauderer Key Executive Scholarship was established in 2005...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Dorothy A. Moore and Charles A. Moore Jr. Scholarship
The Dorothy A. Moore and Charles A. Moore Jr. Fund for International Education was established in 2008 by Dorothy A. Moore and Charles A. Moore Jr....
The Dorothy A. Moore and Charles A. Moore Jr. Fund for International...
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  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Dorothy and Jack Bender Scholarship
The Dorothy and Jack Bender Scholarship fund was established in 1976 by the late Howard M. Bender and the Bender Foundation in memory of his...
The Dorothy and Jack Bender Scholarship fund was established in 1976 by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Dorothy Gondos Beers Scholarship
The Dorothy Gondos Beers Scholarship was established by the late Dr. Dorothy Gondos Beers, professor emerita (retired in 1974), former dean of...
The Dorothy Gondos Beers Scholarship was established by the late Dr....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Dorothy Walker Stapleton Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Dorothy Walker Stapleton Scholarship Fund was established in 2016 to provide scholarship support to deserving graduate students aspiring to...
The Dorothy Walker Stapleton Scholarship Fund was established in 2016 to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Dotty Lynch Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Dotty Lynch Endowed Scholarship was established in 2015 to provide scholarship support to students in the Master of Arts in Political...
The Dotty Lynch Endowed Scholarship was established in 2015 to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Dr. Charlotte L. Wilderson Endowed Fund for Education
The Dr. Charlotte L. Wilderson Endowed Fund for Education was established by Dr. Charlotte Wilderson CAS/EDD ’70 in 2016 to provide scholarship...
The Dr. Charlotte L. Wilderson Endowed Fund for Education was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Dr. Elaine Diana Smith Endowed Scholarship
The Dr. Elaine Diana Smith Endowed Scholarship was established in 2015 to support undergraduate students, with preference given to applicants...
The Dr. Elaine Diana Smith Endowed Scholarship was established in 2015...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Eagles Athletic Endowed Scholarship
The Eagles Athletic Endowed Scholarship was established by the Department of Athletics in 1997 to provide scholarship support to an undergraduate...
The Eagles Athletic Endowed Scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Ed Bliss Journalism Scholarship Fund in the School of Communication
The Ed Bliss Journalism Scholarship was established in 2007 in honor of renowned newsman Ed Bliss Jr. to provide scholarship support to an...
The Ed Bliss Journalism Scholarship was established in 2007 in honor of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Educational Equity Scholarship
The Educational Equity Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide scholarship support to a deserving full or part-time student pursuing an...
The Educational Equity Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Edward B. Lewis Endowed Scholarship
The Edward B. Lewis Endowed Scholarship was established in 2006 through the Estate of Dr. Edward B. Lewis to provide scholarship support to a...
The Edward B. Lewis Endowed Scholarship was established in 2006 through...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Edward C. Bou Award in Philosophy and Religion
The Honorable Edward C. Bou Award in Philosophy in Religion was established by Ed Bou WCL/JD ’58 to support an undergraduate or graduate student...
The Honorable Edward C. Bou Award in Philosophy in Religion was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Edward R. Carr and Terri Phelps Carr Scholarship
The Edward R. Carr and Terri Phelps Carr Scholarship was established in 1999 to provide scholarship support to a financially deserving full-time...
The Edward R. Carr and Terri Phelps Carr Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Elizabeth J. Maiden Scholarship
The Elizabeth J. Maiden Scholarship was established in 1980 through a bequest from the estate of Elizabeth J. Maiden, AU Class of 1925. The...
The Elizabeth J. Maiden Scholarship was established in 1980 through a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Ella F. Helmlinge Biology Fellowship
The Helmlinge Award, established in 1964 and awarded twice per year, provides a stipend and 24 hours of tuition remission to a graduate student in...
The Helmlinge Award, established in 1964 and awarded twice per year,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Emma S. Baer Memorial Scholarship
The Emma S. Baer Memorial Scholarship was established in 1937 to provide scholarship support to a deserving undergraduate student with financial...
The Emma S. Baer Memorial Scholarship was established in 1937 to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Erland P. Stevens and Ellen M. Stevens Endowed Fund
The Erland P. Stevens and Ellen M. Stevens Endowed Fund was established by Erland P. Stevens, Kogod/MBA ’63, and Ellen M. Stevens in 2011. Income...
The Erland P. Stevens and Ellen M. Stevens Endowed Fund was established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Ernest M. Aiken Educational Fund
The Ernest M. Aiken Educational Scholarship was established in 1961 by Herminia H. Aiken in memory of Ernest M. Aiken to provide scholarship...
The Ernest M. Aiken Educational Scholarship was established in 1961 by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Ernest S. and Margaret D. Griffith Scholarship
The Ernest S. and Margaret D. Griffith Scholarship was established in 1997 to provide scholarship support to incoming freshmen who best exemplify...
The Ernest S. and Margaret D. Griffith Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Estelle Seldowitz Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Estelle Seldowitz Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2011 by the Estate of Estelle Seldowitz to provide scholarship support to...
The Estelle Seldowitz Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2011...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Esther W. Ballou Memorial Scholarship
The Esther W. Ballou Memorial was established in 1973 by the department of music, alumni and friends in memory of Esther Williamson Ballou, a...
The Esther W. Ballou Memorial was established in 1973 by the department...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Evelyn Perry Memorial Scholarship
The Evelyn Perry Memorial Scholarship is awarded, annually, to a student attending Washington Semester. Selection is at the discretion of the dean...
The Evelyn Perry Memorial Scholarship is awarded, annually, to a student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Everett and Marian Gordon Scholarship
The Everett and Marian Gordon Scholarship was established in 1976 by Marian and Everett Gordon to promote the Jewish Studies Program at American...
The Everett and Marian Gordon Scholarship was established in 1976 by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES F. J. Holton Scholarship
The F.J. Holton Scholarship is awarded annually to a student at American University. No additional administrative criterion specified. The fund is...
The F.J. Holton Scholarship is awarded annually to a student at American...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Fannie Lee Ford Graduate Fellowship Fund
The Fannie Lee Ford Graduate Fellowship Fund was established by Noel F. Greene in 2011 to support the Fannie Lee Ford Graduate Fellowship at the...
The Fannie Lee Ford Graduate Fellowship Fund was established by Noel F....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Financial Aid Emergency Fund
The Financial Aid Emergency Fund will be administered in accord with the financial aid policies of the University by the Executive Director of...
The Financial Aid Emergency Fund will be administered in accord with the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Florence L. McCashin Scholarship
The Florence L. McCashin Endowed Fund was established in 2014 to provide scholarship support to degree-seeking students at American University...
The Florence L. McCashin Endowed Fund was established in 2014 to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Frank and Anthony Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship
The Frank and Anthony Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship was established in 1992 by the late Dr. Mary Rodriguez CAS/PhD ’83 in memory of her husband,...
The Frank and Anthony Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Frank Cox Jones Scholarship for Women in Mathematics
The Frank Cox Jones Scholarship for Women in Mathematics was established in 2006 by Blair Jones SOJ/MSAJ ’78, SPA/MS ’78, CAS/MA ’95 to provide...
The Frank Cox Jones Scholarship for Women in Mathematics was established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Frank Spindler Endowed Scholarship
The Frank Spindler Endowed Scholarship was established in 2010 by the Estate of Frank Spindler CAS/PhD ’66 to provide scholarship support to a...
The Frank Spindler Endowed Scholarship was established in 2010 by the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Gary Caruso Memorial Phi Sigma Kappa-Epsilon Triton Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Gary Caruso Memorial Phi Sigma Kappa-Epsilon Triton Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by Scott E. Hershman SPA ’80 in 2015. The purpose...
The Gary Caruso Memorial Phi Sigma Kappa-Epsilon Triton Endowed...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Gary D. Cohn Scholarship
The Gary D. Cohn Scholarship in the Kogod School of Business was established in 2011 by Gary D. Cohn KOGOD ’82 to provide financial support to...
The Gary D. Cohn Scholarship in the Kogod School of Business was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES George and Thelma Paraskevaides Foundation Scholarship
The George and Thelma Paraskevaides Foundation Scholarship was established in 1984 by George Paraskevaides to provide scholarships for Cypriot...
The George and Thelma Paraskevaides Foundation Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES George B. Woods Scholarship
The George B. Woods Scholarship Fund was established in memory of George B. Woods by his wife, Margaret P. Woods in 1958 to provide annual...
The George B. Woods Scholarship Fund was established in memory of George...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES George C. and Louise E. Clarke Scholarship
The George C. and Louise E. Clarke Scholarship fund was established by George C. Clarke to provide tuition assistance for students with financial...
The George C. and Louise E. Clarke Scholarship fund was established by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES George S. Willie Scholarship Fund
The George S. Willie Scholarship Fund was established in 2009 by Kogod alumnus and member of the Kogod Dean’s Advisory Council George S. Willie...
The George S. Willie Scholarship Fund was established in 2009 by Kogod...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Gershon Family Scholarship
PENDING The Gershon Family Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide scholarship support to recruit and retain students who, without financial...
PENDING The Gershon Family Scholarship was established in 2009 to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Gill Family Foundation Fellowship
The Gill Family Foundation Fellowship was established in 1998 to provide financial assistance to a doctoral student whose research project...
The Gill Family Foundation Fellowship was established in 1998 to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
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VARIES Gisela B. Trechsel Scholarship in Literature
The Gisela B. Trechsel Scholarship in Literature was established in 2007 by the Estate of Dr. Gisela B. Trechsel to provide scholarship support to...
The Gisela B. Trechsel Scholarship in Literature was established in 2007...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: VARIES
Ended