Transfer Scholarships

While there are a great number of students that gain acceptance to their dream college or university, there are many students who choose to complete their general education, save money, or consider areas of study while attending community college. Once your time has been completed at a community college, it may be the time for that leap to a university. Whichever route you choose, there is always the option of transferring.

Eventually. if you plan on changing schools you will have decide how to pay for school and luckily there are dozens of schools that provide scholarships for transfer students. Columbia College students can take advantage of the school’s multiple transfer scholarships and grant options, as can transfer students at Grand Valley State University and the University of Maryland. We’ve listed a few transfer scholarships below but for even more scholarship opportunities, create a profile and conduct a free scholarship search today.

Bay Area Mobility Management Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/24/2020
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Bay Area Mobility Management (BAMM) is offering a scholarship program for area high school seniors that were relocated between 9th and 12th grade. This may be a good scholarship to offer employees/transferees children who have recently relocated when they were high school students and are now high school seniors. They do not have to be part of a company-sponsored relocation to apply. Applicants [...] More

Colorado Christian University Legacy Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2020
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Legacy Scholarship is designed to assist children and/or siblings of CCU alumni and current students to continue the CCU tradition. Applicants must be the child of a graduate of CCU or a CCU heritage institution; or the child of a currently enrolled CCU student; or the sibling of a graduate of CCU or a CCU heritage institution; or the sibling of a currently enrolled CCU student. The Legacy [...] More

Colorado Christian University Partners in Christian Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,250
  • Partners in Christian Education (PICE) is a partnership between Colorado Christian University and select Christian high schools nationwide. The PICE scholarship is available for new freshman and transfer students who currently attend one of the partnering Christian high schools. The annual award is renewable up to eight semesters. Students must apply and be accepted to CCU's Undergraduate School [...] More

Dr. and Mrs. Volodymyr and Lydia Bazarko Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Dr. Volodymyr and Lydia Bazarko established this partial scholarship in 2001. To qualify for this scholarship, the applicant must meet all Manor College requirements for a competitive partial scholarship with preference given to a new freshman or transfer student (with less than 11 credits) who can demonstrate that he or she is of Ukrainian descent. Students must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a [...] More

eQuality Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2020
  • Amount: $6,000
  • eQuality Scholarship Collaborative awards scholarships to honor and encourage California students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community. Applicants for all scholarships must have demonstrated service to the LGBT+ community. Applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

GRCF Patricia & Armen Oumedian Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Patricia & Armen Oumedian Scholarship, applicants must be full-time students at Kettering University or transferring from Grand Rapids Community College to Kettering University. Students must be residents of West Michigan or currently be employed by a West Michigan Kettering Co-op employer, demonstrate financial need, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information or to [...] More

Hazel McBride Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,500
  • This scholarship was established by the estate of Hazel McBride Engeseth. Mrs. Engeseth was a 1916 graduate of Valley City State Normal. She returned to Valley City State Teachers College between 1934-36 to further her education. Students receiving the McBride Scholarship must sign a Declaration of Intent to seek entry into the program of Teacher Education. A change in program of study will [...] More

Heidelberg University Transfer Academic Award

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $14,000
  • To qualify for the Heidelberg University Transfer Award, a student must have attempted at least 15 semester hours or 23 quarter hours and earned a minimum 2.50 GPA or higher. Students must attend classes on Tiffin campus. The scholarship is awarded at the time of admission to Heidelberg University. Full-time enrollment status is required. For further information, please visit our [...] More

Heidelberg University UCC Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • To qualify a student must attend Heidelberg University and be a member of the United Church of Christ. A letter of recommendation is required from the church minister. The award is renewable for four years. This award is open to both first-time freshmen and transfer students. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

John and Helen Malko Family Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Malko Family established this partial scholarship in honor of John and Helen Malko, in 1993. The applicant must meet all requirements for partial scholarships (competitive), have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum SAT of 900. Preference is given to a student who can demonstrate they are of Ukrainian descent and in financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

JSU Alabama E.L. Millican Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • The JSU Alabama E.L. Millican Memorial Scholarship is for freshman or for those who transfer from Valley Head or Pisgah High School.

    For more information on this award, please visit our [...] More

JSU Alabama Leadership Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: $16,000
  • The JSU Alabama Leadership Scholarship was established for entering freshman or transfer students who held offices in extracurricular activities. Students must be unconditionally admitted into JSU with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

    Based primarily on offices held in extracurricular activities, leadership roles, and community involvement. This scholarship is renewable for one year, based on continued [...] More

Lebanon Valley College Multicultural Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Lebanon Valley College offers full-time students Fellowship scholarships which recognize and reward commitment to work, service, and scholarly achievement. For students receiving a merit scholarship this Fellowship will be in addition to that scholarship. The Multicultural Fellowship (MCF) is limited to those high school seniors and transfer students identifying as African-American, [...] More

Linly Heflin Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Amount: $28,000
  • The Linly Heflin scholarship awards Alabama women seeking help with their undergraduate degree at four-year accredited Alabama colleges and universities. Scholarships are awarded annually for four years or until graduation, whichever comes first. Applicants must be female, from Alabama, a U.S. citizen and must attend a four-year accredited Alabama college/university and full-time. For more [...] More

Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2020
  • Amount: $6,000
  • The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. is an independent charitable organization that was established in 1976 with a mission to attract students to the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry by providing financial support. We offer scholarship award opportunities to students who possess a commitment to the material handling, logistics and/or supply chain industry. [...] More

META Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2020
  • Amount: $30,000
  • META's Platinum Scholarship provides students up to $7,500, payable over four years, to entering college freshman attending four-year colleges and universities or students attending community college with plans to transfer. Recipients of the Platinum Scholarship will also be provided mentorship and access to workshops.

    Applicants must be applying, accepted or enrolled at an accredited [...] More

NACME Scholars (Block Grant) Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $62,500
  • Through the NACME Scholars Program, NACME provides block grants to colleges and universities that, in turn, award the money to talented African American, American Indian, and Latino students enrolled in engineering programs as part of their financial aid packages.

    The NACME’s Scholars (Block Grant) Program provides minority college scholarship support in the form of a lump sum grant to partner [...] More

New Mexico Tech Phi Theta Kappa

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $24,000
  • New Mexico Tech offers multiple scholarships to transfer students each year. Eligible students must have a certificate verifying PTK membership, a 3.5 cumulative college GPA and 45 transfer credit hours. Transfer scholarships are renewable for a maximum of three academic years (six academic semesters, excluding summer semesters). Eligible students are considered when submitting an application for [...] More

New Mexico Tech Scholarships for Non-Resident Students

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: $700
  • The New Mexico Tech Scholarships for Non-Resident Students are competitive scholarships for non-resident first time students with high school GPAs of 3.25 and ACT 27/SAT 1200 - OR - transfer students with 3.5 college GPAs. Awardees receive $700 stipends and pay resident tuition rates. Colorado Reciprocity (CORE): Colorado residents with high school GPAs of 3.0 awardees pay resident tuition rates. [...] More

NSA Scholarship Foundation Awards

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2020
  • Amount: $2,200
  • The NSA Scholarship Foundation works to build career paths into and within the accounting profession. With its scholarship awards, the Foundation assists dedicated students who are committed to a career in accounting by providing financial assistance to support their education. With its educational grant program, the Foundation supports professional development and educational activities to [...] More

Pine Cone Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/14/2020
  • Amount: $5,550
  • The Pine Cone Foundation supports LD students who wish to attend a California community college. Once awarded a PCF scholarship, it’s a year-round support program that can total up to $5,500 over a three-year period. Students seeking associate, bachelor, technical and vocational degrees at one of 113 California-based community colleges can apply if they have documented learning disabilities, are [...] More

Point Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/30/2020
  • Amount: $13,600
  • A Point Scholarship is set up with the individual college to meet the needs of the Point Scholar. Applicants must have a proven track record of leadership and community involvement, strong academic achievement and be working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community. Students must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate, graduate or doctoral program. Must be at least a senior in high school be [...] More

TACTYC Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Teachers of Accounting at Two-Year Colleges (TACTYC) is pleased to announce that multiple scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded to two-year college graduating students that are pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting at a four-year college during the upcoming academic year. Scholarship awards must be used during the upcoming academic year or be forfeited.

    Applicants must [...] More

Texas Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Texas Legislature established the TEXAS (Towards EXcellence, Access and Success) Grant to make sure that well-prepared high school graduates with financial need could go to college. To receive a basic initial award through the TEXAS Grant Program, a student must be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt, demonstrate financial need, be classified by the institution as a Texas [...] More

The Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2020
  • Amount: $8,000
  • The mission of the Herbert Lehman Fund is to help transform the promise of racial equality into a social, economic, and political reality for all people by supporting talented undergraduate students who need financial help to stay in school and successfully complete their bachelor's degree. Applicants must be African-American, graduating high school seniors; first-year students in an accredited [...] More

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund College Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/19/2020
  • Amount: $5,000
  • HSF/ General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage in obtaining a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to graduating high school seniors, community college transfer students, undergraduate students and graduate students. Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage and have a minimum of 3.0 GPA for high school students. A minimum of 2.5 [...] More

University of Great Falls Academic Merit Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $8,500
  • The University of Great Falls is committed to providing an affordable, private college experience of exceptional value. A variety of scholarships recognizing academic achievement and talent are available. Students are automatically considered for academic merit scholarships as part of the admission process and are notified of their award level as part of acceptance to the university. Amounts are [...] More

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