Transfer Academic Scholarships

All Fall Transfer Scholarships require that a student be admitted to the University by the August 1 deadline.

All Spring Transfer Scholarships require that a student be admitted to the University by the January 5 deadline.

All supporting documentation must be submitted online by the scholarship deadline.

 

COMMUNITY/JUNIOR COLLEGE TRANSFER ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

  • Automatic consideration upon admission
  • Value is $2,000 per semester. Total value is $4,000 - $8,000, depending on transfer credit hours.
  • Students with 48-89 transfer credit hours will receive the scholarship for 2 years (4 fall/spring semesters).
  • Students with 90-119 transfer credit hours will receive the scholarship for 1 year (2 fall/spring semesters).
  • Students with a cumulative college transfer GPA of 3.0 or above are eligible.
  • Students transferring from any accredited institution are eligible.
  • Can be stacked with the PTK Scholarship, Mississippi All-Academic First State/National Team Scholarship, Transfer Eagle  Scout/Gold Award Scholarship, and Mississippi Community/Junior College President’s Scholarship.

  

UNIVERSITY TRANSFER ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP 

  • Students must apply in the Golden Opportunities Scholarship and Competitive Programs Application System (GO System).  Standardized test scores and high school transcript must be submitted to the Office of Admissions by published deadlines.
  • Value is $2,000 per semester. Total value is $4,000 - $12,000, depending on transfer credit hours.
  • Eligible students must have a minimum 21 composite ACT score, a 3.0 core high school GPA and a 3.0 cumulative college transfer GPA.
  • Students with less than 48 transfer credit hours from a four-year institution will receive the scholarship for 3 years (6 fall/spring semesters).
  • Students with 48-89 transfer credit hours from a four-year institution will receive the scholarship for 2 years (4 fall/spring semesters).
  • Students with 90-119 transfer credit hours from a four-year institution will receive the scholarship for 1 year (2 fall/spring semesters)
  • Documentation Required: Test scores and high school transcripts are typically not required for transfer admissions. Test scores and high school transcripts must be on file with the Office of Admissions by the required deadline.