Transfer Designation-Based Scholarships

Deadlines:

  • 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 through the Golden Opportunities (GO) Scholarship Application System by the stated deadline.

 

TO APPLY FOR TRANSFER DESIGNATION-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS SIGN IN TO THE GOLDEN OPPORTUNITIES (GO) SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION SYSTEM AND COMPLETE THE GENERAL AND DESIRED DESIGNATION-BASED APPLICATION(S).  CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE GO APPLICATION.

 

PHI THETA KAPPA SCHOLARSHIP

  • One-time scholarship of $1,000.
  • Must have completed 48 credit hours, but not have exceeded 119 credit hours.
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa honor society and have a 3.25 cumulative college GPA.
  • Can be stacked with the Community/Junior College Transfer Academic Scholarship, Mississippi All-Academic First State/National Team Scholarship, Transfer Eagle Scout/Gold Award Scholarship, and the Mississippi Community/Junior College President's Scholarship
  • Documentation Required: Certificate or proof of membership must be submitted by the appropriate deadline via the GO System. Proof of membership includes PTK membership card or letter on letterhead from PTK advisor.
  • Click here to access the GO System.

 

 

MISSISSIPPI ALL-ACADEMIC FIRST STATE/NATIONAL TEAM SCHOLARSHIP

  • One-time scholarship of $1,000.
  • Must have completed 48 credit hours, but not have exceeded 119 credit hours.
  • Must have a 3.25 cumulative college GPA.
  • Can be stacked with the Community/Junior College Transfer Academic Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, Transfer Eagle Scout/Gold Award Scholarship, and the Mississippi Community/Junior College President's Scholarship.
  • Documentation Required: Certificate must be submitted by the appropriate deadline via the GO System. Proof of membership includes letter on letterhead from advisor. 
  • Click here to access the GO System.

 

  

MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY/JUNIOR COLLEGE PRESIDENT'S SCHOLARSHIP

  • One-time scholarship of $1,000.
  • Only available to students starting in a fall semester.
  • Must have completed 48 credit hours, but not have exceeded 119 credit hours.
  • Mississippi Community/junior college students nominated by their community /junior college president. One per community/junior college branch may be nominated.
  • Can be stacked with the Community/Junior College Transfer Academic Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, Transfer Eagle Scout/Gold Award Scholarship, and Mississippi All-Academic First State/National Team Scholarship.
  • Documentation Required: President’s letters, on official letterhead, can be submitted online via the GO System (preferred), mailed to the Office of Undergraduate Scholarships, or emailed to scholars@usm.edu by the appropriate deadline.
  • Click here to access the GO System.

 

 

MISSISSIPPI TRANSFER EAGLE SCOUT/GOLD AWARD SCHOLARSHIP

  • One-time scholarship of $1,000.
  • Must have completed 48 credit hours, but not have exceeded 119 credit hours.
  • Must have a cumulative college 3.0 GPA.
  • Can be stacked with the University Transfer Academic Scholarship, Community/Junior College Transfer Academic Scholarship, Mississippi All-Academic First State/National Team Scholarship, and the Mississippi Community/Junior College President's Scholarship.
  • Documentation Required: Certificate or proof of membership must be submitted by the appropriate deadline via the GO System. Proof of membership includes letter on letterhead from a scout leader. 
  • Click here to access the GO System.