AUP Merit Scholarship

Innovative Urban Education in Downtown Los Angeles

AUP Merit Scholarship Information

Purpose: AUP is honored to offer a limited number of Merit Scholarship Awards. AUP’s primary purpose for offering this Award is to acknowledge and support high levels of academic achievement and exemplary citizenship/leadership at AUP.

In order to be considered for an Award, students must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • A minimum weighted GPA of 3.8 (verified on academic transcript).
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 90 (grades 9-10) and 100 (grades 11-12) for international students only.
  • SSAT: Top 15% for (grades 9-10) and top 10% for (grades 11-12).
  • Two teacher recommendations highlighting a student’s academic and leadership performance.
  • A successful interview with a Committee member (in person or via SKYPE).
  • Secure final approval by AUP’s Board of Directors.

If you have any questions about this Award, please do not hesitate to contact us at or call us at 213-400-4585.

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