Transfer Scholarships

WHO CAN BE CONSIDERED

  • Students must be admitted, without conditions, and meet the requirements on or before the stated scholarship deadlines to receive guaranteed scholarship consideration.  Any requested supporting documentation is also due by the stated deadlines.  This includes final transcripts from all institutions.
  • Transfer scholarships are awarded to students during the fall and spring semesters only (i.e., scholarships are not awarded during summer semesters or mini-sessions.)
  • Fall Scholarships: Transfer scholarships are available to students attending Southern Miss the fall semester immediately following enrollment from their last institution.  Students must be admitted by August 1.
  • Spring Scholarships: Transfer scholarships are available to students attending Southern Miss the spring semester immediately following enrollment from their last institution.  Students must be admitted by January 5.
  • The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa: Officer Scholarship, Community College All-Academic First State/National Team Scholarship, and Transfer Eagle Scout/Gold Award Scholarship are available only to qualified students whose most recent institution of attendance is a community/junior college.  Students must complete an online scholarship application via the GO System and submit documentation by the stated deadline
  • Students that have already completed a bachelor's degree are not eligible for Transfer Scholarships.  Students that have already completed an associate’s degree are not eligible for Transfer Scholarships if they have completed more than 119 hours.

 

CUMULATIVE TRANSFER GPA

  • Cumulative transfer GPA is calculated from grades earned at all institutions and is the GPA of record for scholarship consideration.

 

CUMULATIVE COMPLETED TRANSFER CREDITS

  • Students with 120 or more earned semester hours are ineligible for any transfer scholarship consideration.

 

TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES