TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIPS - Southwestern Illinois College

Transfer scholarships are a great way to get money for tuition when you’re ready to transfer to a university.

UMSL COMMUNITY COLLEGE PRESIDENT’S SCHOLARSHIP

The University of Missouri-St. Louis 

Fall transfers:

March 1: Scholarship application due

March 20: UMSL application and all supporting documents submitted to UMSL for admission purposes

Spring transfers:

Oct. 1: Scholarship application due

Oct. 15: UMSL application and all supporting documents submitted to UMSL for admission purposes

Award: TBA

Requirements:

  • Be admitted to UMSL by the deadlines mentioned above.
  • Must have a GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must be a first-time UMSL transfer student.
  • Earned an Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Arts in Teaching (AAT), or Associate of Science (AS),** or have applied for graduation for one of these degrees. The degree must be awarded before the student begins at UMSL.
  • Residency Requirement – must be a Missouri or Illinois resident currently attending one of the participating community colleges (SWIC, LCCC).

Click here for the application.

MCKENDREE UNIVERSITY

McKendree University is excited to provide academically talented transfer students with scholarship opportunities. Students must be enrolled full-time at McKendree to be eligible for the following:

Transfer Scholarship

Scholarships are valued at $10,000 per year and are available to transfer students that have a combined GPA of 2.5 – 2.74 at the time of admission for the fall term.

The Transfer Scholarship is awarded at the time of admission.  This scholarship cannot be paired with the Provost or Regent Scholarship.

Provost Scholarship

Scholarships are valued at $12,000 per year and are available to transfer students that have a combined GPA of 2.75 – 2.99 at the time of admission for the fall term.

The Provost Scholarship is awarded at the time of admission.  This scholarship cannot be paired with the Transfer or Regent Scholarship.

Regent Scholarship

Scholarships are valued at $14,000 per year and are available to transfer students that have a combined GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of admission for the fall term.

The Regent Scholarship is awarded at the time of admission.  This scholarship cannot be paired with the Transfer or Provost Scholarship.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Phi Theta Kappa members will receive an annual $2,000 PTK scholarship upon admission to the University.  Membership must be noted on the transcript presented at admission or the student may provide a copy of the membership card.

PICU Community College Transfer Scholarship

PICU will award two scholarships each semester – one $1,000 and one $500 award – to community college transfer students looking to achieve their educational goals at member institutions. For more details and the application.

To be eligible, students must submit an application and meet the following criteria:

  • Be currently enrolled in an Illinois community college
  • Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours at a community college
  • Submit an application for admission to one of the 47 PICU member colleges or universities (McKendree is a member)
  • Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or greater

WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

Transfer Commitment Scholarship

Transfer Commitment scholarships award $2,500 annually to eligible incoming transfer students beginning with the Fall 2020 term.

What are the requirements?

  • Incoming transfer student
  • Earn a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Complete 24 or more transferable credit hours
  • Enroll part-time or full-time in WIU undergraduate courses (6 semester hours minimum)

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa scholarships are a one-time $1,000 award to incoming transfer students who are members of PTK.

What are the requirements?

  • Incoming transfer student
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa
  • Enroll full-time in WIU undergraduate courses

Visit the website for information and application.