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
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.
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
Eligible low-income students who are admitted to UNC at Chapel Hill can enroll without worrying about how to pay for it. And, if you work 10 to 12 hours per week in a Federal Work-Study job, you can graduate debt free.