Institutional aid at ASU

College is a major investment and ASU wants to help you afford it.

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Institutional aid

In addition to any federal aid you may receive as a result of completing the FAFSA, Arizona State University offers the following institutional aid programs.

New American University Merit scholarships

ASU’s New American University scholarships award is for incoming first-year students with outstanding academic ability upon admission to ASU in the fall semester.

Scholarship estimator

College and department scholarships

Once you've been admitted to ASU, you should search for these scholarships available through academic departments and colleges at ASU.

College scholarships

ASU Scholarship Search and Application Portal

ASU’s Scholarship Search and Application Portal allows you to manage your applications and recommendation requests as well as bookmark scholarships.

ASU scholarship search

Special aid programs

Tribal funding

Funding for American Indian students is available through special scholarship and need-based programs.

American Indian funding at ASU
American Indian scholarship programs

Military and veteran financial aid

Check out special scholarships, tuition waivers and programs available to military students, their spouses and children.

Military/veteran scholarships and funding

Arizona foster youth programs

ASU and the state of Arizona offer programs to help current and former foster youth that meet certain criteria with college costs. You do not have to repay these financial awards.

Foster youth programs

President Barack Obama Scholars Program

The Barack Obama Scholars Program helps eligible Arizona residents cover estimated direct costs, including tuition, undergraduate college fees (including the Barrett Honors College fee) and student-initiated fees, as well as a portion of housing, food, books, course materials, supplies and equipment for up to four years.

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Arizona Promise Scholarship

The Arizona Promise Scholarship helps eligible Arizona residents cover remaining tuition and fee costs not covered by other gift aid for up to four years.

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"The Obama Scholar program to me means opportunity, opportunity to have a chance at higher education and the ability for a scholar from a low-income family (to) be able to raise the bar in his family for his siblings and younger relatives."

Tristan Ochoa
Computer information systems major, Buckeye, Ariz.

Visit the ASU website to learn more about special financial assistance for Arizona residents.

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