Transfer Scholarships

Scholarships for Kansas residents

For Fall 2019 – the transfer scholarship deadline has been extended until May 1. There's no separate application for these scholarships.

Type Criteria Award

Renewable scholarship

3.5 cumulative college GPA $6,000 ($2,000/yr)

Renewable scholarship

3.25 cumulative college GPA $3,750 ($1,250/yr)

All-state Kansas Academic Team*

3.5 cumulative college GPA $1,000 (non-renewable)

Phi Theta Kappa*

3.5 cumulative college GPA $500 (non-renewable)

Transfer scholarships are offered to qualifying students who enroll during any semester. These scholarships may be renewed for up to three years. Students can only receive one of these scholarships at a time.

*If you are named to the All-State Kansas Academic Team or are a Phi Theta Kappa scholar, the one-time scholarship can be combined with other scholarships. The Phi Theta Kappa scholarship is only available for transfer students.

 

Eligibility requirements

To receive the scholarship, you must

  • submit a complete admission application (by May 1 for fall semesters and Nov. 1 for spring semesters)
  • students who start in the summer will receive their scholarship in the fall 
  • submit an official transcript (by June 30 for summer and fall semesters or by Jan. 6 for spring semesters)
  • have completed 24 transferable college credit hours
  • the last 12 credit hours earned by the student must be at a community college
  • not have earned a bachelor's degree previously
  • ask your Phi Theta Kappa advisor to submit a PTK Membership Verification Form by July 1(if you're a Phi Theta Kappa scholar)
  • not have previously attended KU as a degree seeking student

Renewal criteria

To renew the scholarship, you must complete 30 KU hours and earn a cumulative 3.25 KU GPA.

Scholarships for out-of-state residents

For Fall 2019 – the transfer scholarship deadline has been extended until May 1. There's no separate application for these scholarships.

Type Criteria Award

Renewable scholarship

3.5 cumulative college GPA $6,000 ($2,000/yr)

Renewable scholarship

3.25 cumulative college GPA $3,750 ($1,250/yr)

Midwest Student Exchange Program

3.25 cumulative college GPA and live in a participating Midwest state $35,466 ($11,822/yr)

Phi Theta Kappa

3.25 cumulative college GPA $35,466 ($11,822/yr)

Visit scholarship detail pages for more specific requirements on the Midwest Student Exchange Program.

Transfer scholarships are offered to qualifying students who enroll during any semester. These scholarships may be renewed for up to three years. Students can only receive one of these scholarships at a time.

The Phi Theta Kappa scholarship is only available for transfer students.

Eligibility requirements

To receive the scholarship, you must

  • submit a complete admission application (by May 1 for fall semesters and Nov. 1 for spring semesters)
  • students who start in the summer will receive their scholarship in the fall 
  • submit an official transcript (by June 30 for summer and fall semesters or by Jan. 6 for spring semesters)
  • have completed 24 transferable college credit hours,
  • the last 12 credit hours earned by the student must be at a community college
  • not have earned a bachelor's degree previously,
  • ask your advisor to submit a PTK Membership Verification Form by July 1 if you're a Phi Theta Kappa scholar
  • not have previously attended KU as a degree seeking student

Renewal criteria

To renew the scholarship, you must complete 30 KU hours and earn a cumulative 3.25 KU GPA. These scholarships may be renewed for up to three years.