Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager
How do students receive scholarship consideration?
Admitted incoming students and current students can apply for all institutional scholarships, including Freshman Scholarships, General Scholarships, and Departmental Scholarships, by completing the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM) application within AU Access. Students are only required to complete the AUSOM application once each academic year.
How do students log into AUSOM?
AUSOM can be found within AU Access on Admitted Students for incoming students and on Tiger I for incoming students who have submitted the confirmation deposit and current students. Students use their AU Access User Name and Password to log in. The User Name is provided in the acceptance for admission letter for incoming students, and account activation is required prior to login.
An error message is received when logging into AUSOM through AU Access. Why is AUSOM inaccessible?
When accessing AUSOM through secure home, office, or school networks, a firewall may block or prevent access. It may be helpful to access AUSOM through a network and/or computer in another location.
What is the deadline to submit an AUSOM application?
Incoming students accepted for admission must complete the scholarship application through AUSOM by midnight CST on February 10 to receive consideration for Freshman Scholarships and General Scholarships awarded by the Office of University Scholarships, as well as Departmental Scholarships awarded by Auburn's colleges and schools. Current Auburn students must apply through AUSOM by midnight CST on March 1 to receive consideration for General Scholarships and Departmental Scholarships. Incoming transfer students accepted to the Nursing professional program, as well as current Auburn students accepted to the Nursing or Veterinary Medicine professional program or enrolled in the Pharmacy professional program must complete the scholarship application through AUSOM by midnight CST on June 1 to receive Departmental Scholarship consideration. Students are encouraged to review Scholarship Dates & Deadlines to ensure maximum scholarship consideration based on student type.
Which questions should students complete?
In addition to completing the required fields, students are encouraged to complete the application to the fullest extent to maximize scholarship consideration. However, students should only complete the questions that pertain to the academic major studying or planning to study.
What are Recommended Opportunities?
By submission of the AUSOM application, students have applied for Freshman Scholarships and General Scholarships awarded by the Office of University Scholarships and Departmental Scholarships awarded by the college or school in which enrolled or planning to enroll. “Recommended Opportunities” require additional information specific to individual scholarships. Students are encouraged to review the suggested list of Recommended Opportunities and provide any information requested to receive further consideration for those scholarships.
How do students receive confirmation of their application submission?
Complete, submitted applications are indicated by “Complete” on the General Applications tab when logging into the AUSOM application. Students who have an incomplete application will be directed to the AUSOM application with a message indicating that the student has unanswered required questions on the General Application.