Scholarships for Transfer Students

Special scholarship opportunities for transfer students include the following:

Transfer Scholarship

All transfer students who maintain a minimum college grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 will be offered a transfer scholarship, as long as full-time enrollment is maintained while at Xavier University. The value of the scholarship ranges from $9,000 to $13,000 per year or $4,500 to $6,500 per semester for up to seven semesters of undergraduate studies. This scholarship is renewable with a minimum GPA of 3.00 while at Xavier University.

To apply and be eligible for the Transfer Scholarship, you must:

  • Be admitted to Xavier University as a full-time degree-seeking student for the fall or spring semester. (This scholarship does not apply to summer enrollment or Weekend Degree.)
  • Transfer a minimum of 18 semester hours of credit to Xavier with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better. (Transfer students with fewer than 18 transferable college credits will be evaluated for scholarships on a case-by-case basis.)
  • Have attended another college/university within the last two years as a full-time, degree-seeking student.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Transfer students who are enrolled at a community college and who are members of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society and maintain a minimum college GPA of 3.25 will be awarded the $13,000 annual transfer scholarship. To qualify, your PTK advisor must submit a letter of recommendation that confirms your membership, or PTK notification must be included on your official college transcript. For the PTK Scholarship, you must:

  • Be admitted as a full-time student to Xavier University from a two-year institution.
  • Submit a transcript with the PTK notification. Priority is given to students with an associate degree.
  • Be admitted to Xavier University as a full-time degree-seeking student for the fall or spring semester.  (This scholarship does not apply to summer enrollment or Weekend Degree.)

Transfer Achievement Award

The Transfer Achievement Award is offered to students with a minimum college GPA of 2.70-2.99. The value of this award is $6,000 per year, or $3,000 per semester. Students must maintain good academic standing to renew this award.

*Please note that these scholarships and awards do not apply to students enrolled in the Weekend Degree Program.

Transfer students who meet criteria are awarded one of the following: Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, Transfer Scholarship or Transfer Achievement Award. We do not stack our scholarships.