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Thank you for visiting American University’s General Application for donor-funded scholarships. Once you submit a general application, you can search for scholarships by clicking the Opportunities tab on the top of the screen. Please continue to read instructions as you navigate through this site.

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If you are an Applicant or Scholarship Administrator, please sign in using your username and password. If you need help with your username or password, please click on trouble signing in. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) with Duo is required to access this system.


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If you don’t have a Blackbaud ID, click Continue with Blackbaud ID then select Sign Up and follow the steps to create one. The sign up is a one-time process. Once you have signed up, you will be able to sign in with your new Blackbaud ID.

If you need to recover your password or you have not yet received an email confirming your account, see trouble signing in.