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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 combined with others (some limitations apply). Please contact your assigned Admissions Counselor for more information!

Transfer Academic Scholarships

$11,000 - $15,000

Transfer Academic Scholarships start at $11,000, 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 (half in Fall/half in Spring) and can be used for Fall and Spring semesters only.

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No application is required; all applicants with at least a cumulative transfer 2.25 GPA are automatically considered for a Transfer Academic Scholarship 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 combined with the 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.  Membership in Phi Theta Kappa will be validated by review of official community college transcripts.  This scholarship is renewable for up to four consecutive semesters (half in Fall/half in Spring) and is available for Fall and Spring semesters only.

Eligibility:

  • Member of PTK prior to enrollment at Newman University
  • Cumulative 3.5 GPA+
  • Graduate with Associate of Arts, Science, or Applied Science
  • Completed application for admission and acceptance
  • First-time transfer student

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree seeking
  • Enroll at Newman University for the semester immediately following completing of an Associate's Degree
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Enroll full time each semester

Community College Associate Degree Incentive Scholarship

$3,000

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.  This award is renewable for up to four consecutive semesters (half in Fall/half in Spring) and can be used for Fall and Spring semesters only.

Eligibility:

  • Cumulative 2.25 GPA+
  • Complete two-year degree from an accredited community/technical college
  • Completed application for admission & acceptance

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree seeking
  • Enroll at Newman University for the semester immediately following completing of an Associate's Degree
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA
  • Enroll full time each semester

Dual Advising Scholarship

$3,500

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 (half in Fall/half in Spring) and can be used for Fall and Spring semesters only.

Eligibility:

  • Cumulative 2.25 GPA+
  • Transfer from a regionally-accredited community/technical college
  • Completed application for admission and acceptance
  • Application and acceptance into Dual Advising program at least 1-2 semesters prior to enrollment

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree seeking
  • Enroll at Newman University for the semester immediately following completing of an Associate's Degree
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA
  • Enroll full time each semester

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 (half in Fall/half in Spring) to students who enroll full time, continue to fulfill the program requirements, and may be combined with other awards (some limitations may apply).

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, 2021 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

The FINAL DEADLINE to apply for this program/scholarship for Fall 2021 is 11:59 PM (CST) on May 1, 2021.  Please contact your assigned admissions counselor for more info!

Art, Theatre, & Choral Music Scholarships

$ Varies

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 $11,000, replace any previously-awarded Transfer Academic Scholarship, and are renewable for four consecutive semesters (half in Fall/half in Spring) 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.

Choral Music offers may be combined with other scholarships (some limitations apply), are valued at up to $2,000, are renewable for four consecutive semesters (half in Fall/half in Spring) as long as the student continues to participate in the Choral Music program, and is based on an audition for students interested in participating in Choral Music as a minor program. To set up an audition for Choral Music, please contact your assigned Admissions Counselor and the Music Department.