Scholarships for transfer students
Great news! You do not have to submit a scholarship application to apply for these scholarships. We will use the information from your Admission application to determine your eligibility for Partners in Excellence and non-Ohio resident scholarships.
► You do not have to submit a scholarship application to apply for these scholarships, but in addition to applying for admission to the University, you also need to apply for admission to the Honors College. We will use the information from your Honors admission application to determine your eligibility for Honors Scholarships.
|Application deadlines:||June 1 for fall admission; Dec. 1 for spring admission|
|GPA requirement:||Minimum 3.6 college GPA|
|Renewal GPA:||Varies by award and academic level|
|Minimum enrollment:||Full-time undergraduate (12 credits/semester)|
► Submit the Transfer Student Scholarship Application by May 1.
Endowed scholarships are funded by external donors and are awarded to students who meet criteria established by the donors. These criteria may include demonstrated history of leadership, community service, financial need and/or other personal factors.
► You might have to submit a scholarship application to apply for these scholarships. Each scholarship is different, so review the instructions to find out how to apply.
Some colleges and academic departments have scholarship programs.
►You might have to submit a scholarship application to apply for these scholarships. Each scholarship is different, so review the instructions to find out how to apply.
Scholarships are also available from:
External scholarships are offered through:
Partners in Excellence-Transfer Scholarships range from $2,000 to $2,500, divided evenly over two semesters. Mid-year transfers would receive only the spring half of the award, if funds are available. Students transferring to The University of Akron with at least 24 semester hours of undergraduate credit earned after graduating from high school must apply and submit final transcripts by the deadlines listed below to be considered for scholarships. They are renewable for a maximum of six consecutive, full-time (12 credit hour) semesters.
|Admission Deadline:||July 1 (for fall semester)
Dec. 1 (for spring semester)
|Submit final transcripts by:||July 15 (for fall semester)
Jan. 5 (for spring semester)
|Transfer GPA requirement:||$2,500 award: 3.50 GPA
$2,000 award: 3.25 GPA
(maximum six full-time semesters):
Other scholarship opportunities outside UA
Adult Learner Scholarship through the Cleveland Scholarship Program - For more information, call 216-241-5587.
David Gall Memorial Scholarship - For more information, visit www.ohiotransfer.org.