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academic and endowment scholarships

These scholarships are privately donated funds given to Stillman College students each year from private gifts made by individuals, groups, or companies. They are awarded to students based on various criteria, including major, high school attended, outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership, or financial need.

Stillman College uses AwardSpring to match students with Academic and Endowment Scholarships. Students can complete the application in a few easy steps. Through AwardSpring, you can check your eligibility and review all available scholarships.

Athletics Scholarships

Our office administers athletic scholarships awarded by the Athletic Department. For more information about athletic scholarships, please call Mrs. Daphne Hood, the Administrative Assistant to the Office of the Athletics Department, at 205.366.8987 or write to the head coach of the sport you are interested in.

International Student Scholarships

Stillman College offers several scholarships to our students; however, financial assistance in grants, loans, or need-based aid is unavailable to international students. Only students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens can receive federal and state financial aid. While the Office of Student Financial Aid does not offer scholarships specifically designated for international students, students may be considered for departmental awards not restricted to U.S. citizenship.

Music Scholarships

Scholarships are available for the Choir and Band programs.


Available to incoming freshman and transfer students. No internal application is needed. Eligibility for merit-based awards is determined based on the student’s SAT/ACT score and GPA.

Every student admitted to Stillman College will be considered for one of the following awards based on their presented credentials. Please know that acceptance into Stillman College does not guarantee one of the scholarships below. Scholarship dollars are limited; thus, Stillman College reserves the right, without notice, to limit (or not offer) any one of the scholarships discussed below.

Scholarship Award Amount Required Grade Point Average
Presidential Scholarship

Up to $10,000 a year*

3.8 GPA or higher
Eye of the Tiger
Up to $6,000 a year*
3.5 GPA or higher
Blue Elite
Up to $4,000 a year*
3.0 GPA or higher
Transfer Scholarship
Up to $1,000 a year*
3.0 GPA or higher

* Award applies to tuition and on-campus housing only

Outside Scholarships

Many organizations outside the University award scholarships each year to assist students in funding their education. Listed below are external scholarships primarily for incoming first-year students. 

When searching for outside scholarships, please consider the various application deadlines. Be on the lookout for scams — you should never pay a fee to apply for a scholarship. Please make sure to have your resume, academic transcripts, and recommendation letters readily available. Also, be prepared to write essays demonstrating your personality and writing skills.

If you receive an outside scholarship, please advise our office immediately. Scholarship notices must be submitted on official letterhead from the donating organization. Checks may be mailed to:

Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships
3601 Stillman Blvd, Box H
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Organizations outside Stillman College have provided the scholarship opportunities listed below. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at Stillman College is not responsible for information on individual websites. All products, services, and resources listed below are independent of Stillman College.


The sites below are excellent resources for students searching for scholarships outside of Stillman scholarships:

Visit Stillman Scholarship Portal

This application is intended for incoming first-year students, transfers, and current students attending Stillman College during the 2024-2025 academic year. Submitting the AwardSpring application allows you to be considered for Stillman Academic and Endowment scholarships.
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