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Thank you for your interest in the special academic programs at AU! 

Please follow the links below to apply for each program.

Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply by December 15, 2014. 

The selection process for these programs will consist of two rounds. Applicants selected for Round 2 will be notified by February 15, 2015. If you are not selected for Round 2, you will still be considered for admission to American University.

 

AU Honors Program

To apply to the AU Honors Program, you must complete the program application, which can be accessed here. Notification of admission to the AU Honors Program will not be released until April 1, regardless of your application deadline.

Explore the AU Honors Program.

 

FREDERICK DOUGLASS DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS PROGRAM (FDDS)

To apply to the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program, you must complete the program application, which can be accessed here. Notification of admission to the FDDS Program will not be released until April 1, regardless of your application deadline. 

Explore the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program.

 

Public Health Scholars

To apply to the Public Health Scholars Program you must complete the program application, which can be accessed here.

Explore the Public Health Scholars Program.

Politics, Policy and Law Scholars

To apply to the Politics, Policy and Law Scholars Program you must complete the program application, which can be accessed here.

Explore the Politics, Policy and Law Scholars Program.

Global Scholars Program

To apply to the Global Scholars Program you must complete the program application, which can be accessed here.

Explore the Global Scholars Program


AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship (AU EGLS) For International Students

To apply to the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship you must complete the scholarship application and submit required supporting documents. The application, as well as information about supporting documents, can be accessed here

Explore the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship.


AU Code Numbers

SAT I & SAT II: 5007
ACT: 0648
TOEFL: 5007
AP: 5007