Building Bridges Scholarship
scholarship is awarded to multilingual individual(s) who have
proven themselves to be global communicators. For students who have
striven to understand and bridge multiple cultures through the use
Global Scholar scholarship has been designed to reward the best of the best. If
you’re an applicant with a GPA of over 3.5, you are encouraged
to apply for this award.
Jackson Brown Dreamers’ Scholarship
“Sail away from
the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore.
So wrote H.
Jackson Brown in 1990 – and
he could have been describing any one
of our students.
The Dreamer’s Scholarship is open
to any student who aspires to leave their comfort
zone and break the mold.
scholarship is awarded to Italian citizens and/or
individuals of direct Italian heritage and is one of
the small ways that AUR contributes towards the support and
development of Italian communities worldwide as a thank you to our amazing
home, traveler! The AUR World Citizen Scholarship is awarded to
individuals who have previously studied with AUR as Visiting
Students and/or have studied with an institutional partner of
American Universities Abroad.
Scholarship (Undergraduate Only)
scholarship is dedicated to students coming from International and/or IB
schools who are in the process or who have completed
the full IB diploma. Students must demonstrate their
record for, and future potential in, fostering & promoting
intercultural understanding in a global context.
Exchange Scholarship (Undergraduate Only)
you have a life-changing opportunity studying abroad in high school? Calling
all returned HS Exchange Students (Rotary, AFS, YFU
etc.) and Italian students who have
been to the US for a year—come and continue
the journey at AUR!
Scholarship (Undergraduate Only)
scholarship is designed for all global citizens with a deep interest in
cultures, diversity and international perspectives. Applicants must
have completed a minimum of one year of Model United
Nations and participated in one MUN conference.
Trailblazer Scholarship (Undergraduate Only)
AUR Transfer Trailblazer Scholarship is a selective scholarship
awarded on the basis of academic achievement for transfer
students with a minimum of 30 credits at the time of entry to
The Fitzsimmons Scholarship for Women in Leadership (Undergraduate Only)
This donor-funded scholarship is directed to a new female student of any nationality who demonstrates a minimum GPA of 3.5 and has proven outstanding leadership skills. Leadership skills will be identified during the application process through interviews, essays and accompanying documentation, and could encompass any previous voluntary, service, scholarly, or other initiatives the individual may have undertaken. The scholarship committee may request additional information during the evaluation process. Priority will be given to those who have also demonstrated financial need.
Caput Mundi Scholarship (Undergraduate Only)
Two scholarships to cover university fees in full for Italian students attending a high school and taking the maturità in the municipality of Rome. Applicants must demonstrate solid scholastic preparation with average grades of 8 on their year four report card.
The American University of Rome offers up to 3 undergraduate scholarships of €1,500/$2,000 per academic year and up to 5 graduate scholarships of €1,500/$2,000 off the overall Master's program tuition to students who have volunteered with AmeriCorps.
PeaceCorps Coverdell Matching Scholarship
All Returned Peace Corps Volunteers admitted to AUR's master's degree programs receive a guaranteed partial scholarship. As a U.S. accredited institution based in Italy, AUR is not eligible to participate in the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program. However, recognizing the depth of experience RPCVs bring to our programs, we acknowledge their contribution and service through our own Coverdell Matching Scholarship.