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.

Bridgewater College Transfer Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Bridgewater College Transfer Grant is a renewable grant awarded to incoming transfer students with at least 12 transferable credits. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Christian Ministries Dependent Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Roberts Wesleyan offers grants upon application to students with financial need who are legally dependent children of parents employed in full-time Christian service. This is a needs-based grant, also available to transfer students who meet the same criteria. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] 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

Fisher House Foundation Scholarships for Military Children

  • Application Deadline: 2/13/2020
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Dependent unmarried children under age 21 (23 if enrolled as a full-time student) of active duty personnel, reserve/guard and retired military members, or survivors of deceased members, may apply for this scholarship. Dependent children of NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), Public Health Service, other federal or military related agencies or activities, or DoD civilian [...] 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
  • The Hazel McBride Scholarship was established by the estate of Hazel McBride Engeseth. Mrs. Engeseth was a 1916 graduate of Valley City State Normal. 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 result in forfeiture of remaining scholarship amounts. 20 scholarships divided as [...] 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 Leadership Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • 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 3.0 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

JWU Phi Theta Kappa (National Honor Society) Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The JWU Phi Theta Kappa (National Honor Society) Scholarship is awarded to transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa. Winners are awarded based on documented membership in Phi Theta Kappa, and a recommendation of chapter faculty adviser and college transcript. The award is renewable for up to four years so long as the recipient maintains a 2.75 GPA.

    Note: Transfer students who [...] More

Lebanon Valley College Multicultural Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Multicultural Fellowship (MCF) is limited to those high school seniors identifying most closely with one of the following racial and ethnic groups: African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic-American, Native American, or multiracial. Transfer students from one of these groups previously listed may also be considered for the fellowship. Awards depend on financial need. For more information, or [...] More

Linly Heflin Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • 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

Loyola University Merit Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2020
  • Amount: $14,000
  • Scholarships for first-year and transfer students are based on outstanding academic records, competitive test scores, and significant community involvement. Talent-based scholarships are also available in music, theater arts, and visual arts. Students are automatically considered for institutional merit-based scholarships when they apply for admission. These awards are based solely on academic [...] More

Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2021
  • Amount: $6,000
  • The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. is an independent charitable organization that was established in 1976 with a mission to engage and attract students to the material handling and supply chain industry by providing financial support. Undergraduate students pursuing a material handling or supply chain career are eligible to apply, and they must be enrolled full-time at any [...] 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 institution [...] More

NACME Scholars (Block Grant) Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $16,000
  • 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

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

Oregon Ford Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Ford Scholars Program was created by Kenneth W. Ford (1908-1997), a founder of The Ford Family Foundation, to assist students who otherwise would find it impossible, or at least very difficult, to obtain a college degree without financial assistance. Mr. Ford established the Foundation to help a number of worthy causes, but the Ford Scholars Program was always one of his favorite projects. [...] More

Pine Cone Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2020
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The Pine Cone Foundation supports LD students who wish to attend a California community college. The PCF scholarship is an academic support program that can total up to $3,500 distributed over a 3 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 a [...] More

Point Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/28/2020
  • 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
  • at the University of Great Falls, 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 based on each student's academic performance in high school. Transfer students may [...] More

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Last Reviewed: January 2020

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