Build on Bama
Whether you have recently received a degree from The University of Alabama or are entering one of our programs for the first time, welcome to the Capstone! We want to encourage you to keep going and build on that success by completing another degree program with UA.
To help you get started, we’re offering the Build on Bama tuition grant, equal to the cost of one 3-credit-hour course during your first semester of enrollment in a Bama By Distance degree program.
To be eligible for the Build on Bama grant:
- You must be a UA graduate or referred by a Bama By Distance graduate.
- You must be newly admitted to a Bama By Distance degree program.
Application Deadlines for the Grant
- Fall Semester – August 1
- Spring Semester – December 1
- Summer Semester – May 1
What is Build on Bama?
Build on Bama is an initiative that encourages Bama By Distance graduates to continue their education. Graduates can also refer friends or family members to enroll in a Bama By Distance degree program at The University of Alabama.
How do I know if I am eligible for the Build on Bama tuition grant?
To be eligible for the Build on Bama tuition grant, you must either:
- Be a UA graduate and be admitted to another Bama By Distance degree program that builds on your current Bama degree(s)
- Receive a referral card from a Bama By Distance graduate and be admitted to a Bama By Distance degree program
All referring graduates will be verified and contacted
When can I use my Build on Bama tuition grant?
Your Build on Bama tuition grant will be applied during the first semester of enrollment in a Bama By Distance degree program.
How much will it cost?
I don’t live in Alabama. Will out-of-state tuition be charged?
Students enrolled in a Bama By Distance degree program or admitted as an online, non-degree seeking student pay the same distance learning tuition rate regardless of residency. Please note that the tuition rate does not include any course or test-proctoring fees.
What kind of financial aid is available?
Financial aid is available to Bama By Distance students. To apply for federal financial aid (including possible federal grants and loans), complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. If you have further questions about financial aid, visit UA Student Financial Aid.