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Transfer Academic Scholarships

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Scholarship Annual Award Requirements Deadline
Tech Transfer Scholarship
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Tech Transfer Scholarship

A limited number of Tech Transfer Scholarships is awarded on a competitive basis. To qualify for consideration, applicants must have completed 12 or more for-credit hours with a 3.25 GPA at their most recent regionally accredited college or university. Scholarships are renewable up to five semesters or completion of an undergraduate degree, whichever comes first, and award amounts vary.

Varies 12 or more for-credit hours with a 3.25 GPA at their most recent regionally accredited college or university.

Spring:
Dec 15

Fall:
June 1
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
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Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and have completed 12 or more for-credit hours with a 3.50 cumulative GPA at their most recent regionally accredited college or university, are eligible for a Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship. These scholarships are competitive and pay $3,000 a semester renewable up to five semesters or completion of an undergraduate degree, whichever comes first.

$6,000 Members of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and have completed 12 or more for-credit hours with a 3.50 cumulative GPA at their most recent regionally accredited college or university.

Spring:
Dec 15

Fall:
June 1
Presidential Honors Transfer Scholarship
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Presidential Honors Transfer Scholarship

This scholarship allows any Arkansas two-year college president/chancellor the opportunity to name one student each fall for a transfer scholarship that pays $3,000 a semester renewable up to five semesters or completion of an undergraduate degree, whichever comes first. Interested students should check with their current two-year school's Financial Aid Office or President's/Chancellor's Office for further details.

$6,000 This scholarship allows any Arkansas two-year college president/chancellor the opportunity to name one student each fall and spring for a transfer scholarship that pays $3,000 a semester renewable up to five semesters or completion of an undergraduate degree, whichever comes first. Students must have completed 12 or more for-credit hours with a 3.00 cumulative GPA at their most recent regionally accredited college or university. Interested students should check with their current two-year school's Financial Aid Office or President's/Chancellor's Office for further details.  

Spring:
Dec 15

Fall:
June 1
Arkansas Academic All-Star Scholarship
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Arkansas Academic All-Star Scholarship

Transfer students who are selected as Arkansas Academic All-Stars by their two-year institution are eligible for this scholarship. The scholarships will pay $3,000 a semester and are renewable up to five semesters or completion of an undergraduate degree, whichever comes first. Priority consideration will be given to the first ten students who apply prior to June 1.

$6,000 Transfer students who are selected as Arkansas Academic All-Stars by their two-year institution.

Spring:
Dec 15

Fall:
June 1
Transitions Scholarship
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Transitions Scholarship

ATU-Ozark campus students who have completed an ATU-Ozark campus Associate of Applied Science or Technical Certificate degree program with a minimum 3.25 cumulative college GPA are eligible to apply for a Transitions Scholarship to the ATU-Main Campus. Transitions Scholarships are competitively awarded and amounts vary. All Transitions Scholarships are renewable for five consecutive semesters or until the completion of an undergraduate degree, whichever comes first, provided that the student maintains all scholarship requirements. Please contact the ATU-Ozark campus for a scholarship application.

Varies ATU-Ozark campus students who have completed an ATU-Ozark campus Associate of Applied Science or Technical Certificate degree program with a minimum 3.25 cumulative college GPA.  This scholarship requires an application that can be obtained through Student Services on the ATU-Ozark campus.

Spring:
Dec 15

Fall:
June 1

Transfer Academic Scholarship Policies

Applying for scholarships

  • The application for undergraduate admission serves as the scholarship application. There is not a separate scholarship application to complete (except for the Transitions Scholarship); however, an early admission status is required.  An early admission file includes an application for undergraduate admission, transcripts from all colleges you have attended, and immunization records documenting two MMR vaccinations. 

  • Students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and/or Arkansas Academic All-Stars should provide documentation to scholarships@atu.edu.

  • Students may receive only one Tech-funded academic scholarship in any semester.

  • Scholarship recipients must live in a residence hall or receive an exemption to the residency requirements from the Residence Life Office in accordance with established university policy. Recipients are responsible for making on-campus housing arrangements.

  • Students who receive scholarship awards are responsible for knowing the renewal requirements that are printed on their award notifications or are available online. 

  • Applicants who live in Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas are considered in-state for tuition purposes. A limited number of out-of-state scholarship awards are made to applicants who live outside of Arkansas and its contiguous states.

Requirements

All transfer academic scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.

  • Applicants must be transfer students and admitted as an undergraduate on the main campus to be considered for an award.

  • Students receiving academic scholarships must be U.S. citizens.

  • All hours must be at the undergraduate level. 

  • Scholarships are awarded for consecutive fall and spring terms only and do not cover summer terms.

Deadlines

The application for undergraduate admission and all supporting documentation must be on file by the deadline for each term to receive scholarship consideration.  The deadline for consideration for the fall term is June 1.  The deadline for consideration for the spring term is December 15.

After you’ve applied

Once awarded, all scholarship recipients must be admitted to the main campus and enrolled in a minimum of fifteen hours with a Federal Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file before a scholarship will be credited to a student's account. All additional information requested by the Financial Aid Office must be submitted by December 1, in order to meet the aid application requirements for second semester renewal.