Awards and Scholarships

The Division of Student Life coordinates several scholarships and awards that recognize and support student, faculty, and staff achievements and needs. For more information about any of these scholarships or awards, please contact Victoria Giattina at 205-348-9291 or

Premier Awards

The Premier Awards comprise the six highest honors given at the Capstone. Outstanding juniors are eligible to apply for the William P. Bloom and the John Fraser Ramsey Awards. Graduating seniors may apply for the Algernon Sydney Sullivan, Catherine J. Randall, and Morris Lehman Mayer Awards. Members of the teaching faculty may be nominated for the Mayer Award, while members of the faculty and staff are eligible for the Sullivan Award. The Judy Bonner Presidential Medallion may be awarded to students or non-students. For students, each award comes with a monetary prize.

General Scholarships

UA offers additional scholarships for qualifying students through the office of Undergraduate Scholarships. The process for applying for scholarships varies based on whether you are an entering freshman, transfer, or currently enrolled student. Please select your student type for more information concerning the scholarships for which you qualify.