Scholarships for Transfer Students

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Whether you're finishing up an AA and transferring from community college, or just looking for a new school, there are many transfer scholarships available to assist in the financial costs of the transition. In addition to state aid programs and awards provided by charities, many universities often offer large scholarships to transfer students who demonstrate high levels of academic achievement.

Recruitment opportunities and financial aid options don't have to end with your freshman year, so read on to learn more about what scholarship programs are available for your personal transfer circumstances!

Starfleet Scholarships

STARFLEET is fan club for Star Trek fans. Divided into hundreds of local Chapters, each is named as a different starship or space station. Scholarships are awarded in amounts of up to $1,000 based on number of applicants and availability of funds.

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  June 15
2020

No Essay Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. and international high school and college students enrolled in U.S. academic institutions. Applicants must apply online.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  June 30
2020

Amaro Law Firm Scholarship 2020

Scholarship applications should be sent with the subject line “[Applicant’s Name] – 2020 Amaro Law Firm Scholarship" to the email listed on the provider site. The recipient of the Amaro Law Firm Scholarship will be chosen during the month following the scholarship deadline.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 1
2020

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Associate Degree Academic Transfer Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are transferring to the University of Louisiana Lafayette after earning an associate's degree. Students must be residents of Louisiana and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1400 Awards:  50
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Ashland University International Transfer Scholarship

This award is for international students who have completed 15 or more credit hours with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and satisfactory TOEFL or IELTS scores and are planning to transfer to Ashland University in Ohio.

Total: $7500 Awards:  20
Deadline:  July 1
2020

University of Indianapolis Transfer Academic Award

This award is available to U.S. undergraduate students who are planning to attend the University of Indianapolis as transfer students. Students must have completed 15 or more transferable hours of credit and have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $13000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Saint Mary's College of California Transfer Honors at Entrance Scholarship

This award is available to college students who are planning to attend Saint Mary's College of California. Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and have 30 or more transferable academic semester units at the time of acceptance.

Total: $12000 Awards:  100
Deadline:  July 1
2020

McMurry University Transfer Trustee Honors Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate college students who plan to transfer to McMurry University in Texas and are accepted into the Honors Program are eligible for this award. Students must score a 27 or higher on the ACT or 1220 or higher on the SAT or be ranked in the top five percent of their class to be eligible for the Honors Program.

Total: $1000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  July 15
2020

McMurry University Transfer Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate students who plan to transfer to McMurry University in Texas are eligible for this award. Scholarships are based on grade point average and financial need.

Total: $12000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  July 15
2020

FIU Minority Community College Transfer Scholarship

This award is for U.S students who are residents of Florida and plan to attend FIU. The applicant must be a minority student who has completed an A.A. or A.S. degree from an accredited Florida community college.

Total: $1600 Awards:  4
Deadline:  July 31
2020

Elevating Others Scholarship

The recipient of the Elevating Others Scholarship will be chosen during September following the scholarship deadline.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 1
2020

Centenary University Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are transferring to Centenary University and are members of Phi Theta Kappa. Students must enroll full time.

Total: $2000 Awards:  35
Deadline:  November 1
2020