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Can I claim an American Opportunity tax credit if my scholarships exceed the tuition and fees amount? For 2010, I got approximately $14,000 in gift aid, and my tuition and fees were about $5000, but my cost of attendance outlined in the student budget is about $15,000. Could I then say I paid $1000 in fees to claim the credit?