Transfer Scholarships for 2020-2021

To be considered for the following scholarships, students must submit all admissions application materials by March 1 before the fall in which they plan to enroll. Students must not have attended UA or any other four-year institution in order to be eligible for transfer scholarships. Eligible students must transfer from a community college with at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA and 45 hours of completed coursework.

IN-STATE

Automatic Scholarships

To qualify for these automatic offers, students must be in-state residents and transfer from an Alabama community college.

  • Community College Distinguished Scholarship A student with a 3.75 – 4.0 cumulative GPA and at least 45 hours of transferable coursework will receive $5,000 per year for two years (four semesters).
  • Community College Achievement Scholarship A student with a 3.5 – 3.74 cumulative GPA and at least 45 hours of transferable coursework will receive $3,000 per year for two years (four semesters).
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honors Scholarship Students who transfer from an Alabama community college with a 3.5 GPA, have at least 45 hours of transferable coursework, select the PTK Scholarship on the scholarship application, and show proof of membership will receive $1,500 per year for two years (four semesters). This award cannot be combined with full-tuition scholarships.
  • All-Alabama Academic Team Scholarship Students named to the team will receive $1,000 per year plus a book grant of $300 for two years (four semesters).

Competitive Scholarships

Competitive scholarships are offered to students who exhibit strong leadership experience, community involvement, and academic excellence. To be considered for the competitive scholarships below, students must be in-state residents, complete the scholarship application, and transfer from a community college. Students awarded a competitive scholarship who are also eligible for an automatic award will receive the scholarship with the higher value.

  • Community College Presidential Scholarship Tuition for two years (four semesters). Community colleges within the state of Alabama are eligible to nominate their students. Please see your community college President’s office for information on the nomination process and requirements.
  • Financial Aid Community College Honors Scholarship Tuition for two years (four semesters)
  • Community College Excellence Scholarship Tuition for two years (four semesters)
  • National Alumni Association Community College Honors Scholarship $2,000 per year plus a book grant of $300 for two years (four semesters)

OUT-OF-STATE

To be considered for these competitive offers, students must be out-of-state residents, complete the scholarship application, and transfer from a community college.

  • Capstone Transfer Scholarship Covers the out-of-state portion of tuition for two years (four semesters)
  • Phi Theta Kappa Capstone Scholarship $6,000 for two years (four semesters)

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS

Transfer students must submit the following by March 1 prior to their intended fall enrollment to be considered for competitive academic scholarships:

To complete the scholarship application, go to myBama, log in, click the Admissions/Scholarships tab, and select the Application for Scholarships link in the Scholarships box.If you need help completing the scholarship application, please refer to the step-by-step instructions.

Once a scholarship application has been submitted, changes cannot be made to the application online. All changes must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Scholarships using our contact form.