Community College Competitive Transfer Scholarships

Students who wish to be considered for Community College Competitive Transfer scholarships should complete their admission application file by April 1, 2021Community College Competitive Scholarships are awarded to domestic students transferring from a community college and entering in the fall 2021 semester. Please note that the GPA and credit hours listed under each scholarship are the minimum criteria for consideration. Each scholarship below is highly competitive and selective, and not all students who meet the consideration criteria will be awarded.  

PHI THETA KAPPA ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

Award amount 

  • $10,000 ($5,000/year for two years)

Consideration criteria

  • 3.75+ GPA* at the time of admission
  • 24+ completed credit hours
  • Inducted Phi Theta Kappa Member (PTK designation on official transcript)
  • Complete admission application file† due by April 1, 2021.
  • Additional PTK Alumni Scholarship application due by April 1, 2021. Application will open in January 2021.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCHOLARS AWARD

Award amount

  • $7,500 ($3,750/year for two years)

Consideration criteria

  • 3.50+ GPA* at the time of admission
  • 30+ completed credit hours
  • Completed associate degree or Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) endorsement by May 2021.

  • Complete admission application file† due by April 1, 2021.

  • No additional scholarship application required for consideration.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE HONORS AWARD

Award amount

  • $5,000 ($2,500/year for two years)

Consideration criteria

  • 3.50+ cumulative GPA* at time of admission

  • 24+ completed credit hours

  • Complete admission application file† due by April 1, 2021.
  • No additional application required for consideration
 

Notes

*Scholarships are awarded based on GPA as calculated by the Office of Admissions at the time of admission. Students awarded more than one Office of Admissions scholarship will be awarded the scholarship of highest value. Awards are subject to change.

Application requirements depend on the number of transferrable credit hours earned:

  • 24 or more hours: Official college transcripts from each institution attended.
  • 23 or fewer hours:  Official college transcripts from each institution attended and official high school transcript from graduating high school or GED score. 
  • For more information on application requirements please visit wmich.edu/transfer/criteria.

Community College Competitive Scholarships are awarded to domestic students transferring from a community college and entering in the fall 2021 semester. Students who previously attended WMU as a degree-seeking student are not eligible.