award-winning Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars program is
American University's most distinctive Honors community, offering our
highest scholarship (full tuition, room, board, books, and fees) to
exceptional incoming freshmen committed to excellence, social justice,
and active citizenship.
Douglass Distinguished Scholars intentionally foster a respectful
learning environment in which they come together to share a greater
purpose, develop their potential, and contribute to the larger AU
community and the world.
Become a Scholar
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