External Scholarships

Many agencies, employers, and military and service organizations award funds to students. If you are awarded scholarships from sources other than Emory, you must notify the Office of Financial Aid in writing. The combination of all sources of funding you receive may not exceed your eligibility or the cost to attend Emory for the academic year.

Emory is required to make adjustments for external scholarships and resources if a student’s demonstrated eligibility (or total cost of education) already has been met. To the extent possible, it is our policy to adjust self-help awards before reducing grants. Please email the Office of Financial Aid with any special instructions regarding external scholarships.

Reporting External Scholarships

All checks for these awards must be sent to the Office of Financial Aid. Awards will be posted as a payment to your student account. It is Emory’s policy to divide external scholarships equally between the fall and spring semesters unless otherwise specified by the donor.

Scholarships paid directly to the student or payable jointly to the student and Emory University will be applied to the student’s account upon receipt and collection of required endorsement. Checks should be sent to the Office of Financial Aid. Checks made payable to both the university and the student may result in processing delays due to the required collection of the student’s endorsement.

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Applying External Scholarships

Emory University honors external scholarships provided the scholarship is made payable to Emory University and the following information is submitted to the Office of Financial Aid:

  • Student name

  • Emory student ID

  • Amount of scholarship

  • Semester(s) to receive scholarship

  • Name of scholarship

  • Contact person’s email and phone number

  • Scholarship billing address

  • List of any scholarship requirements or stipulations

Checks should be sent to the appropriate address to avoid delays in processing

Emory University Office of Financial Aid


Attn: External Scholarships
300 Boisfeuillet Jones Center
200 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322-1960