Dates & Deadlines

Dates and scholarships are specifically for incoming freshman applicants. If you are a transfer applicant interested in scholarships please contact the Transfer Admission Counselor, Elliott Dansby, at eodansby@samford.edu.

December 1

First Scholarship Deadline

Application postmark deadline for freshman scholarship consideration.

  • Leadership Scholarships: Leadership-based scholarships (including the presidential) are the most prestigious and competitive type of scholarship at Samford. Students must submit their application for admission and scholarship application by this deadline to be considered.

October 1

FAFSA Available

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available for submission. Families must submit the FAFSA in order to be offered financial aid for the 2016–17 academic year.

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February 15

Financial Aid Priority Deadline

In order to maximize your eligibility for financial aid, you must submit the FAFSA by February 15. Aid will be awarded on an as-available basis after this date.

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February 15

Second Scholarship Deadline

Application postmark deadline for freshman scholarship consideration.