Transfer Scholarships

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 1Community College Competitive scholarships are awarded to domestic students transferring from a community college and entering in the fall semester. Scholarships are highly competitive and selective. 

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Housing & Dining Scholarships
Value:
 Up to $3,200 for one year
Consideration criteria: 

  • Admitted, first-time WMU transfer student, enrolling in fall
  • 21+ completed credit hours or 20 years old with 14 or more transfer credits
  • Be a Michigan resident
  • Have financial need based on FAFSA and expected family contribution.

Deadline: Scholarship application in ScholarshipUniverse and completed FAFSA due by April 25.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Admitted Broncos are encouraged to review and apply for additional scholarships using WMU's scholarship-matching tool, ScholarshipUniverse, which students can log in to using their Bronco NetID and password. ScholarshipUniverse houses both institutional and external scholarships. Further instructions on how to log in to and navigate ScholarshipUniverse can be found here.

Scholarship Universe

College Departmental Awards
Explore departmental scholarships and awards specific to majors and programs of study. 
Value/criteria: Awards and eligibility criteria vary by department. Supplemental material(s) may be required for consideration.
Deadline: Scholarship applications due in ScholarshipUniverse by February 15Applications will open on December 1.

Endowed Scholarships
Value/criteria: Award amounts and eligibility requirements vary
Deadline: Scholarship application due in ScholarshipUniverse by February 15. Applications will open on December 1.

Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship
Value/criteria: Competitive, one-time, non-renewable award worth $1,000. View eligibility requirements and further details here.
Deadline: Scholarship application due in ScholarshipUniverse by February 15. 

Veterans and Dependents Scholarships
Value/criteria: The Veterans and Dependents Scholarship is a needs-based scholarship available to military members currently serving, those who have previously served and dependents. There are no restrictions or requirements regarding major, minor or military branch.. The award amount is $500, and students may reapply annually for the award. Students must be admitted to WMU to receive award and will be required to show proof of military status on the scholarship application.
Deadline: Applications are accepted between October and April.

Seita Scholarship
Value: Partial tuition scholarship
Criteria: Students who have lived some or all of their teenage years in foster care. Additional criteria.
Deadline: Scholarship application due by May 15.

†Transfer students interested in Aviation Flight Science and direct admission to the Bronson School of Nursing must complete their admission application by the Early Action deadline of February 15. Learn more on the Competitive Admission Programs website.