2020 Aurora University Scholarships

Aurora University net price is at $17,494.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Aurora University. Aurora University awards an average of $22,337.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Aurora University students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Aurora, then those costs could be even higher.

100% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $15,909.00. Furthermore, 46% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,728.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Aurora University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Aurora University while others are open to Aurora University students, though not exclusive to Aurora University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Aurora University students?

There are 17 scholarships totaling $53,968.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 17 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Aurora University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Aurora University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Aurora University study abroad scholarships, Aurora University transfer scholarships, and Aurora University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Aurora University study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Aurora University study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Aurora University transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Aurora University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Aurora University transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Aurora University transfer scholarships.

Are these Aurora University scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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Out-of-State Resident Grant

Sponsor by Aurora University Location 347 South Gladstone Avenue, Aurora, IL

Applicant must demonstrate residency in a state other than Illinois and live on campus during the academic year, parents may not be residents of Illinois.

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$1,500.00 None Apply Now

Grant Program for Descendants of Police, Fire, or Correctional Officers

Sponsor by Illinois Student Assistance Commission Location 1755 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL

Applicant must be the descendant of a police, fire, or correctional officer killed or disabled in the line of duty and attend an approved Illinois school.

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- October 1 Apply Now

AMVETS Post #100 Scholarship

Sponsor by AMVETS, Illinois Department

Applicant must be a single Illinois resident attending school in Illinois who is the child of a veteran. ACT scores, transcripts, rank in class, and tax forms are required to be submitted.

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$500.00 March 1 Apply Now

Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by AMVETS, Illinois Department

Applicant must be an Illinois resident attending school in Illinois, be single, be the child of a veteran, and submit ACT scores, transcripts, rank in class, and tax forms.

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$500.00 April 1 Apply Now

Community Service Scholarship for Multicultural Students

Sponsor by Carnegie Dartlet Location Scholarship Program, Westford, MA

Applicant must be from a multicultural background who will be a college freshman beginning in the fall. Application and essay about their community service involvement are required, the essay should not exceed 1,000 words. Selection based upon academic merit (as reflected in transcript, class rank, and GPA) and service to their...

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$2,000.00 April 1 Apply Now

Carnegie Dartlet $10,000 Scholarship

Sponsor by Carnegie Dartlet Location Scholarship Program, Westford, MA

Applicant must register on CollegeXpress or have requested college information from one of our magazines (including but not limited to Private Colleges & Universities, Public Colleges & Universities, and Graduate Colleges & Universities) or one of our websites (including but not limited to collegexpress.com, privatecolleges.com, acuinfo.com, and gradcu.com). Applicant must be...

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$10,000.00 May 1 Apply Now

Aurora University Grant

Sponsor by Aurora University Location 347 South Gladstone Avenue, Aurora, IL

Applicant must demonstrate financial need.

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$8,000.00 None Apply Now

Board of Trustees Scholarship

Sponsor by Aurora University Location 347 South Gladstone Avenue, Aurora, IL

Applicant must be a full-time freshman. Scholarship is based on merit.

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$12,000.00 None Apply Now

Alumni Legacy Grant

Sponsor by Aurora University Location 347 South Gladstone Avenue, Aurora, IL

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of an Aurora University or George Williams College alumni/ae.

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$1,000.00 None Apply Now

Solon B. Cousins Scholarship

Sponsor by Aurora University Location 347 South Gladstone Avenue, Aurora, IL

Applicant must be recommended by his/her local YMCA Executive Director and enrolled in the YMCA Senior Directors Certification Program. Written verification of having completed 50 hours of volunteer services at a YMCA organization/agency by July 15th of each year the scholarship is received is required.

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$1,000.00 None Apply Now

Dunham Scholarship

Sponsor by Aurora University Location 347 South Gladstone Avenue, Aurora, IL

Recipient must be a current sophomore or junior majoring in a business-related field and must perform 20 hours per week of volunteer service on campus.

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- None Apply Now

Merit Recognition Scholarship

Sponsor by Illinois Student Assistance Commission Location 1755 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen and a resident of Illinois who ranks in the top 5% of their class at the end of the seventh semester. Applicant must attend an approved Illinois post-secondary institution as an undergraduate on at least a part-time basis, comply with Selective Service...

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- October 1 Apply Now

Illinois Future Teacher Corps Scholarship

Sponsor by Illinois Student Assistance Commission Location 1755 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen and a legal resident of Illinois. Applicant must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment on at least a part-time basis as an undergraduate in a qualified teacher education program at an approved Illinois institution in a teacher shortage discipline. Preference is given...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now