The University of Alabama offers competitive scholarship opportunities for out-of-state and international transfer students. Complete the steps below to maximize your scholarship and aid opportunities.

STEP 1:  APPLY FOR ADMISSIONS

As an out-of-state or international transfer applicant, you must submit the following to be considered for admission and scholarships:

STEP 2:  MAXIMIZE YOUR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

To maximize scholarship opportunities, students who wish to enroll in the fall and summer semester as a main campus student should submit an application and all supporting documents by the March 1 priority date. Students enrolling in the fall and summer semester main campus will continue to be considered for competitive scholarships until May 1. Funds may be limited, apply early to maximize your scholarship opportunities.

Students who wish to enroll as a main campus student in the spring semester should submit an application and all supporting documents by October 1.

All fall and summer semester admits who meet the March 1 priority date will be emailed instructions to complete the Transfer Supplemental Scholarship Application.

2023 Out-of-State and International Transfer Competitive Scholarships

If Enrolling in the Spring 2023 Semester:  Admitted main campus transfer students that meet the October 1 deadline and meet the qualifying minimum hours of transferable coursework by the summer semester prior to enrolling will be eligible for the following competitive scholarships:

If Enrolling in the Fall and Summer 2023 Semesters: Admitted main campus transfer students that meet the May 1 deadline and the qualifying minimum hours of transferable coursework by the fall semester prior to enrolling will be eligible for the following competitive scholarships:

Students are eligible to apply for these scholarships if they have completed high school and attended one or more two-year institutions, earning 45+ transferable hours:

  • Capstone Transfer Scholarship: Covers the out-of-state portion of tuition for two years (four semesters)
  • Phi Theta Kappa Capstone Scholarship: $3,000 per semester

Students are eligible to apply for this scholarship if they have completed high school and attended two-year or four-year institutions, earning 15+ transferable hours:

  • Roll Tide Transfer Scholarship: $3,000 per semester

Please visit the Scholarships FAQ page for additional details about UA’s competitive and scholarships.

STEP 3: COMPLETE YOUR FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA, OPTIONAL) – FOR OUT-OF-STATE STUDENTS ONLY

The Financial Aid staff is dedicated to making the federal aid process as straightforward as possible. Financial assistance available through this office includes federal aid – grants, loans, work study and information about student employment. Please visit The University of Alabama Student Financial Aid website for more information, and submit your FAFSA by December 1 to ensure priority consideration for all types of financial aid.

STEP 4: ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES