Scholarships for transfer students, available at most four-year colleges, include:
- Special transfer scholarships for community college students who’ve excelled academically.
- National scholarship programs for transfer students (most are limited to outstanding students).
- North Carolina scholarships for state residents. Visit the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC).
The following links provide scholarship resources for students transferring to a four-year college. Keep in mind that every college has specific scholarships for different majors, and some even have grant funding for certain programs.
Every college offers merit- and need-based scholarships. If the college you want to transfer to isn’t listed below, please visit their website or call them directly.
Visit fafsa.ed.gov for more information about federal financial aid.
To browse the national scholarship search engine, go to fastweb.com.
North Carolina Colleges with Transfer Scholarships
PO Box 672
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
To be eligible for the UNC Campus Base Scholarship as a transfer student, you’ll need to:
- Be a North Carolina resident.
- Be a graduate of a community or junior college in North Carolina.
- Have earned an Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS), Associate of Fine Arts (AFA), or AAS in a program that articulates directly with an academic program offered by ECSU.
- Have a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 2.5 at the community or junior college you’re transferring from, and maintain a 3.0 GPA after earning 30 and 60 semester hours at ECSU.
Other North Carolina Scholarships
Special North Carolina Scholarships
Out-of-State Colleges with Transfer Scholarships
National Transfer Scholarship Programs
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Transfer Scholarships
College of The Albemarle (COA) PTK inductees have many scholarship opportunities available to them through the national PTK website. PTK members can also visit collegefish.org for assistance with transferring and competing for scholarships.