Scholarships for transfer students are available at most four year colleges. Some colleges have developed special transfer scholarships for community college students who have excelled academically. There are a few national scholarship programs for transfer students but most are limited to outstanding students. North Carolina offers some scholarships for North Carolina students at CFNC.org. Transfer students are encouraged use a national scholarship search engine online like www.fastweb.com.
The following links will provide you with most of the scholarship resources for students transferring to a four year college. Please keep in mind that every college has specific scholarships for different majors, some even have grant funding for certain programs. If the college you want to transfer to is not listed below do not assume they do not offer scholarships, go to their web site, or call them directly, as every college offers some merit and need based scholarships. Keep in mind the best source of money for college is federal financial aid available at www.fafsa.ed.gov. The next best source is the four year college!
North Carolina Colleges With Transfer Scholarships
ECSU CERSER grant program scholarship for Computer Science majors
To be eligible as a transfer student, a North Carolina resident student must be a graduate of a community or junior college in North Carolina, 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. In addition, you must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the community or junior college you are transferring from and maintain a 3.0 GPA after earning 30 and 60 semester hours at ECSU.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's promise: Eligible low-income students who are admitted to Carolina can enroll without worrying about how they will pay for it. And, if they work 10 - 12 hours per week in a Federal Work-Study job, they can graduate debt-free!
More North Carolina Scholarships
Special NC Scholarships
Out of State Colleges With Transfer Scholarships
National Transfer Scholarship Programs
Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarships
COA PTK inductees have a plethora of scholarship opportunities available to them at the national PTK web site. PTK members can access www.collegefish.org to assist them with transferring and competing for scholarships.
Please feel free to contact John M. Wells, Director of counseling and Career Development for more information.
John M. Wells
Elizabeth City Campus, AE 124
252-335-0821 ext. 2243
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