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Fall 2015 Transfer Scholarships

New students transferring from a community college may be considered for one of the following merit-based awards. Students must have transferred at least 26 semester hours by March 1, 2015, and must have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average in transferable courses for consideration. All newly admitted transfer students who meet the scholarship criteria will be mailed information about consideration; no separate application is required.

For all competitive transfer scholarships, recipients must be U.S. citizens or legal residents. Disbursement of all awards begins with the fall 2015 semester. The following information describes transfer scholarships to be awarded for 2015 entry only. Future years' scholarships will be determined annually and are subject to change.

The Student Financial Aid and Scholarships Office is the resource for complete scholarship eligibility, renewal requirements as well as additional WMU scholarship opportunities.

Michigan Community College Competitive Transfer Scholarships

To be considered for a Competitive Transfer Scholarship, you must submit all documents required for admission, including up-to-date transcripts, to the Office of Admissions and postmarked by March 1, 2015. Recipients of these scholarships will be selected by the Transfer Scholarship Selection Committee and notified in April.

Non-Michigan Resident Community College Competitive Transfer Scholarships

To be considered for a Competitive Transfer Scholarship, you must submit all documents required for admission, including up-to-date transcripts, to the Office of Admissions and postmarked by March 1, 2015. Recipients of these scholarships will be selected by the Transfer Scholarship Selection Committee and notified in April.

Other University Scholarships

Western Michigan University has a variety of departmental and endowed scholarships available for transfer students. Departmental scholarships are administered directly by colleges, schools and academic departments. Endowed scholarships are administered by the Office of Financial Aid. Please click above to view a list of departmental and endowed scholarships specifically for transfer students, as well as links to other scholarships for which you may be eligible.