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Transfer Scholarships

Most transfer scholarships are renewable for up to four semesters, and need-based institutional aid may be available to high-need students in addition to merit-based scholarships. Some of the transfer scholarships listed below may be stackable with others, and some may not. Please contact your assigned Admissions Counselor for more information.

Newman Transfer Academic (Merit) Scholarships

$11,000 - $15,000

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Newman Transfer Academic Scholarships start at $10,000, and the amount awarded depends on a holistic review of each student's comprehensive academic achievement from all previously-attended institutions. This award is renewable for up to four consecutive semesters and can be used for Fall and Spring semesters only.

No application is required; all applicants are automatically considered for Newman Transfer Academic Scholarships at the time their application is reviewed, and students will be notified of any scholarships awarded in their letter of acceptance.

For those who qualify, one of the following transfer scholarships below may be stackable with the Newman Transfer Academic Scholarship:

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

$4,500

Newman University recognizes Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) members by awarding this transfer scholarship, the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship. Recipients must be members of Phi Theta Kappa prior to enrollment at Newman University, must have a cumulative 3.5 GPA, be on track to graduate with Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or an Associate of Applied Science, be a first-time transfer student, and be Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree seeking. Membership in Phi Theta Kappa will be validated by review of official community college transcripts. The student must enroll at Newman University for the semester immediately following completion of Associate's Degree. This scholarship is renewable for up to four consecutive semesters as long as the student maintains at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA at Newman and is available for Fall and Spring semesters only.

Phi Theta Kappa honor society offers the Phi Theta Kappa scholarship for community college transfer students, international transfer students, and other transfer students.

Community College Associate Degree Incentive Scholarship

$3,000

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First-time transfer students who have completed a two-year degree from an accredited community or technical college are eligible to receive an additional transfer scholarship in recognition of their Associate's degree completion. Students must be enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in the semester immediately following completion of their Associates degree to qualify. This scholarship is not available to students who have already earned a Bachelor's degree. This award is renewable for up to four consecutive semesters and can be used for Fall and Spring semesters only.

Dual Advising Scholarship

$3,500

The Dual Advising scholarship is a community college transfer scholarship and one of the transfer scholarships for international students

The Dual Advising Scholarship is a transfer scholarship available to students who are transferring from a regionally-accredited community college or technical school in any state and who apply for and are accepted into our Dual Advising program one or two semesters prior to their anticipated enrollment term at Newman University. This transfer scholarship will be awarded at the time of admission. This award is renewable for up to four consecutive semesters and can be used for Fall and Spring semesters only.

For more information about the Dual Advising Program or to submit an online application, please visit the Dual Advising page.

Honors Program Scholarship

$1,000

Newman University's Honors Program strives to enable high-achieving students to meet their full academic potential. The program challenges students in the classroom, provides co-curricular opportunities to stimulate intellectual growth, and nurtures a community which embraces the importance and relevance of academic pursuits.

For students who apply for and gain acceptance into Newman University's prestigious Honors Program, a $1,000 per year scholarship is available. This award is renewable for four consecutive semesters to students who enroll full time, continue to fulfill the program requirements, and may be stackable with other awards.

Eligibility:

Requirements:

Eligible students must complete the online application which includes the submission of a personal résumé, a picture, two professional or academic references, and a 30-60 second video answering the question, "why do YOU want to attend Newman University". Interested transfer students must apply and be accepted to Newman University in addition to completing the scholarship application and supporting materials by the final deadline of May 1, 2020 to be given full consideration.

For more details regarding the Honors Program, please contact the Honors Program Director, Dr. Kelly McFall, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (316) 942-4291 ext 2325.

APPLY FOR THE HONORS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP

The FINAL DEADLINE to apply for this program/scholarship for Fall 2020 is 11:59 PM (CDT) on May 1, 2020.

Art, Theatre, & Music Scholarships

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The Art, Theatre and Music Scholarship is available also as a community college transfer scholarship or transfer scholarships for international students

Transfer students applying as Art or Theatre majors qualify to receive and Art or Theatre scholarship based on academic criteria as well as an audition for Theatre or a portfolio review for Art. Art and Theatre Scholarships start at $10,000, replace any previously-awarded Newman Transfer Academic Scholarship, and are renewable for four consecutive semesters as long as the student continues to major in Art or Theatre as a full-time student. Before scheduling your audition or portfolio review, please apply and gain acceptance to Newman University. Upon acceptance, please contact your assigned Admissions Counselor and the Art Department or Theatre Department.

Music offers are stackable scholarships valued at up to $2,000, are renewable for four consecutive semesters as long as the student continues to participate in the Music program, and is based on an audition for students interested in participating in Music as a minor program. To set up an audition for Music, please contact your assigned Admissions Counselor and the Music Department.  Stacking may be limited depending on other scholarships awarded.