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General Transfer Scholarships

The following four scholarships are available to all transfer students, regardless of residency or the university you’re planning to attend. These scholarships are exclusive to transfer students, but many traditional scholarships are available to transfer students as well, so be sure to look into all your resources.

Transfer Times Scholarship

Amount: $6,000

Transfer Times is an online resource that was created with the goal of helping transfer students. This $6,000 scholarship is available to students who have completed two years at a community college or technical school and are ready to take the next step in their academic career by transferring to a four-year school. This scholarship is a contest and the only requirement to enter is to fill out the online form. For more information, visit the Transfer Times website. (

Tau Sigma Honor Society Scholarship

Amount: $500 to $5,000

The Tau Sigma Honor Society is an honor society created exclusively for transfer students. Their main goal is to promote the involvement and leadership of transfer students within their university. Each year, they offer scholarships for transfer students throughout the country ranging from $500 to $5,000. For more info, visit the scholarship website. (

Pearson Scholarship for Higher Education

Amount: $5,000

Any student who is a member of Phi Theta Kappa has a shot at this $5,000 scholarship, which was created to help students planning to transfer to a four-year university from any community college. The minimum requirements are at least a 3.5 GPA and between 12 and 36 semester hours. For more information, visit the scholarship website. (

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Another scholarship for students heading to a four-year institution after attending a community college, the minimum requirement to be eligible for this transfer student scholarship is a 3.5 GPA. For more information, visit

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