Save on Your Education Costs with AIU Grants & Scholarships

AIU offers a variety of grants and scholarships—which don’t need to be repaid—to help make college more affordable for our students.


AIU Online offers nine different grant programs for which students may qualify, with an additional four grants for military students.

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Active military undergraduate students receive a 45% discount on tuition at AIU.


Seven scholarship programs for which students may qualify are available at AIU Atlanta, and six are offered at AIU Houston.

AIU Grants & Scholarships

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AIU Online Advantage Grant

$500—$1,000 for students who face extreme personal and/or financial hardships

Career Education Scholarship Fund (CESF)

$500—$2,000 in recognition of students with an inspiring motivation to earn an AIU degree

AIU Online Academic Educational Alliances Grant

5%–20% of tuition costs for students who have previously attended an institution with which AIU has a signed articulation agreement

AIU Online Corporate Educational Alliances Grant

5%–50% of tuition costs for employees of Corporate Educational Alliance members (or an employee’s immediate family member)

AIU Online Lifelong Learning Grant

Up to $1,000 for AIU Online undergraduate alumni who intend to pursue a graduate degree at AIU Online

AIU Online Success Grant

Up to $2,000 for students who have achieved academic success through their first academic year

AIU Online Tribal Educational Alliances Grant

This grant was established to assist eligible students who are affiliated with a Tribal Educational Alliance member

Alumni Referral Scholarship

$1,000 for new students referred by AIU alumni

For full details, see the AIU Online Catalog.

Grants and Scholarships for Military Students

AIU recognizes the service and sacrifice of our military students. We believe that all military servicemembers should have affordable access to a high-quality postsecondary education. That’s why AIU offers reduced tuition and fees for active-duty, reserve and National Guard servicemembers.

Download AIU's Military Tuition and Fees Schedule

In addition to the financial aid available to all AIU students, we’ve established four grants and scholarships specifically for active-duty military servicemembers, veterans and their families:

AIU Online Veterans Grant

  • For veterans
  • Up to $1,500
  • Online campus only

AIU Online Military Spouse Grant

  • For spouses of active-duty and drilling servicemembers
  • Up to 10% of program costs
  • Online campus only

Yellow Ribbon Grant

  • For post-9/11 veterans
  • Up to 100% of program costs after GI Bill benefits
  • All campuses

EANGUS Scholarship

  • For national guard
  • One full tuition scholarship
  • All campuses

Eligibility for AIU's military grants is determined by your military branch and the Veterans Administration. See the online catalog for full details and conditions.

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