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Transfer Scholarships

Your MCC degree may be the ticket to scholarships from area colleges and universities. See the chart below. Contact an MCC financial aid or advising office for information, or contact the four-year college directly.

NAME OF SCHOOL NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT NUMBER GIVEN REQUIREMENTS
Avila University
www.avila.edu
Transfer Achievement Award
(full-time students only, must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours)
$4,500 Automatic GPA 2.20-2.74
$5,500 Automatic GPA 2.75-3.24
$6,500 Automatic GPA 3.25+
Performance grants available $500-$3500    
Phi Theta Kappa $500 Automatic Transfer students who enroll full-time at Avila who have attained this distinction are eligible to receive this award in addition to the Avila Scholarship.
Benedictine College
www.benedictine.edu
Transfer Merit Scholarship $6,000 Automatic GPA 4.00-3.51
$5,000 Automatic GPA 3.50-3.00
$4,000 Automatic GPA 2.99-2.50
$3,000 Automatic GPA 2.49-2.00
Phi Theta Kappa $1,000 Automatic 3.5+
An unlimited number of renewable $500 supplemental scholarships are available to members of Phi Theta Kappa. These scholarships are awarded in addition to the Transfer Merit Scholarship. A minimum of 24 credit hours are required.
University of Central Missouri
www.ucmo.edu
Transfer Student Scholarship $1,000 Unlimited Transfer student who has never attended UCM, must have earned a minimum of 24 hours, achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 and enroll as a full-time undergraduate transfer student in the fall semester. Admissions acceptance by March 1.
Transfer Student Scholarship $500   Admitted by March 1. Transfer student who has never attended UCM, must have earned a minimum on 24 hrs & 3.25 GPA
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship $500 25 Transfer student who has never attended UCM, must have earned a minimum of 24 hours from an accredited 2-year community college, achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5, involved members of Phi Theta Kappa (documentation of level of involvement will be required) and enrolled as a full-time undergraduate transfer student. Admissions acceptance by March 1.
Columbia College
www.ccis.edu
Phi Theta Kappa* Full Tuition 1 Transfers from a community/junior college with a minimum 3.5 cumulative college GPA and an associate in arts degree, associate in science degree or at least 60 transferable hours.
Phi Theta Kappa* Half Tuition + $500 Automatic Transfers from a community/junior college with a minimum 3.5 cumulative college GPA and an associate in arts degree, associate in science degree or at least 60 transferable hours.
Community College Scholarship* Half Tuition Automatic GPA 3.4 and an associates in arts degree, associate in science or 60 transferable hours
A+ Scholarship* One-Third Tuition   GPA 3.0 and an Associate in Arts degree Associate in Science degree or 60 transferable hours
Associate Degree Transfer Grant $1000 Automatic Students who transfer directly with an associates degree. Phi Theta Kappa, Community College and A+ Scholarship recipients are not eligible for this award
* These awards cannot be combined.
DeVry University
www.devry.edu
Community College Application fee plus $1000 per semester Unlimited Applicant must hold an associate degree from a regionally accredited two-year college. Achieved a final grade point average of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale). Applied for admission and has been accepted to a full-time degree program in North America. Must apply within one year of college graduation.
CISCO Application fee plus $1200 per semester Unlimited CC graduate. Applied and started DeVry within one year of official college graduation date. Successfully completed IT Essentials I or II or CCNA Semester I and received one of the following: Certificate of Completion from Cisco or Comp TIA, CCNET, CCDA,CCNP,CCNP,CCIE, Comp TIAA+ Certifications
Mid-America Nazarene
www.mnu.edu
Presidents Transfer Scholarship $5,500 Automatic GPA 4.0 Transfer with 24 credit hours and live on campus
Chapman Transfer Scholarship $4,500 Automatic GPA 3.70 Transfer with 24 credit hours and live on campus
Deans Transfer Scholarship $3,500 Automatic GPA 3.50 Transfer with 24 credit hours and live on campus
Superior Transfer Scholarship $2,500 Automatic GPA 3.30 Transfer with 24 credit hours and live on campus
Heritage Transfer Scholarship $1,500 Automatic GPA 3.00 Transfer with 24 credit hours and live on campus
Missouri State University
www.missouristate.edu
Community College Scholarship $2,000 One per MCC campus Awarded based on letter of recommendation from community college presidents, 42 transferrable credit hours, 3.40 of higher cumulative GPA.
Phi Theta Kappa $2,000 Varies Active member of Phi Theta Kappa, 42 transferable credit hours, 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA.
Transfer Academic Scholarship $1,500 Varies 42 transferrable credits, 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA.
Diversity in Education Scholarship $3,000 + OOS Fee Waiver Varies Completion of Associate in Arts in Teaching Degree or all requirements for MSU TEacher Education Program, 3.00 or higher cumulative GPA, declared major leading to a Bachelor of Science in Education of a Bachelor of Music Education degree, demonstrated leadership in multicultural activities.
Missouri Western State College
www.missouriwestern.edu
President's Community College Transfer Scholarship $4,000 Automatic if applied by June 1 Must have completed 60 credit hours with a 3.5 GPA
Phi Theta Kappa $4,250 Automatic if applied by June 1 Must have completed 60 credit hours with a 3.5 GPA
Regents Community College Transfer Scholarship $2,000 Automatic if applied by June 1 Must have completed 60 credit hours with a 3.0 GPA
Northwest Missouri State University
www.nwmissouri.edu
Transfer President's Scholarship $5,000 per year 8 awarded Competitive (2 reserved for All-American team) Must be a first-time transfer student at Northwest. 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher in transfer and 45 transferable credit hours completed by acceptance deadline. Must be accepted by May 1. Maximum award: 6 trimesters within consecutive academic years.
Transfer Distinguished Scholarship $2,500 per year Automatic Must be a first-time transfer student at Northwest. 3.5 GPA or higher and 12 transferable credit hours at time of application. Maximum award: 6 trimesters within consecutive academic years.
Transfer Academic Scholarship $1,500 per year Automatic Must be a first-time transfer student at Northwest. 3.3 GPA or higher and 12 transferable credit hours at time of application. Maximum award: 6 trimesters within consecutive academic years.
Transfer Merit $500 per year Automatic Must be a first-time transfer student at Northwest. 3.0 GPA or higher and 12 transferable credit hours at time of application. Renews to the University Scholar Program with completion of 24 credit hours and a Northwest GPA of 3.30
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship $500 fall and spring Limited number awarded Must be a first-time student at Northwest. Phi Theta Kappa certificate required with application. Must have 3.50 cumulative GPA and 24 transfer hours. Nonrenewable. Awarded in Fall only. Admission acceptance by May 1.
Alumni Scholarship $500 fall and spring Automatic Son, daughter, or spouse of Northwest alumnus. Available to freshmen and first time transfer students only. Nonrenewable. Provide alumnus' personal information on Admission application.
Cultural Enrichment Scholarship $1,000 per year Limited number awarded Must be a first-time student at Northwest. 3.00 Cumulative GPA and 24 credit hours at time of application. For African American; Hispanic American, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Native American or Multi-Ethnic US citizens. Renewable up to 6 continuous trimesters with a 3.0 Northwest GPA and completion of 24 hours per year
Park University
www.park.edu
1-800-745-PARK
Trustee 100% tuition
Unlimited
100% Scholarship
Through May 1
Transfer students must have a college GPA of 3.9 or higher. For full time students applying for Parkville Daytime Program only
Founders 75% tuition
Unlimited
75% Scholarship
Through May 1
2 students spring
Transfer students must have a college GPA of 3.75 or higher. For students applying for Parkville Daytime Program only
Presidents 50% tuition
Unlimited
50% Scholarship
Through May 1
5 students spring
Transfer students must have a college GPA of 3.50 or higher. For full time students applying for Parkville Daytime Program
Hundley-Volker 25% tuition 25% Scholarship
17 students fall
For students applying to Parkville Daytime Program only with a 3.25 GPA or higher.
Rockhurst University
www.rockhurst.edu
Distinguished Scholar $9,000 Automatic GPA 3.6-4.0
Founders Scholarship $7,500 Automatic GPA 3.30-3.59
Jesuit Opportunity Scholarship $5,500 Automatic GPA 3.0 - 3.29
Phi Theta Kappa $2,000 Automatic Proof of Membership
Greater KC Community College $1,500 Automatic Awarded to transferring full time students from the regional community college system. Students must have at least 12 credit hours and a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Sterling College Transfer Scholarship Award ranges from $3,000 to $4,000 depending on GPA Automatic Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.00. Award is dependent on your GPA. Award starts at $3,000 for a 3.00 GPA and increases by $100.
Phi Theta Kappa $1,000 Automatic Proof of membership
Southeast Missouri State
www.semo.edu
Outstanding Community College $3,000 2 Community College Presidents in the Southeast Missouri State University service region may nominate two students
*May not be combined with the Community College or Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships.
Phi Theta Kappa $500 25 Must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa and have a cumulative GPA 3.5 and 24 or more transferable hours.
Community College Scholarship $1,500* Automatic GPA 3.50
$2,000* Automatic GPA 3.75
$1,500 Automatic GPA 3.25 and an Associate's Degree
*Transfer students who have earned 24 or more transferable credit hours
Truman
www.truman.edu
Community/Junior College Transfer $1,000 Automatic GPA 3.25, a minimum ACT composite score in the 78th percentile and an Associate's Degree or 60 transferable hours
Phi Theta Kappa $1,500 Automatic Active member of Phi Theta Kappa achieving a minimum ACT score of 25 and maintain a 3.5 transferable GPA while completing a minimum of 24 hours of credit
Transfer President's Honorary Amount Varies Competitive High academic achievement and significant extracurricular records
Community /Junior College Honorary Full Competitive Students with a minimum 3.5 GPA, high ACT or SAT scores, leadership quality and a strong high school record
Phi Theta Kappa Competitive Scholar Full Tuition
Room and Board
1 State & 1 National Competitive; Outstanding member of Phi Theta Kappa
Alpha Beta Gamma Two-Year Honor Society Scholarship Full Tuition 1 Academically talented students will be considered by recommendation of their Chapter Faculty Advisors
Military Science Amount Varies Competitive Scholarships are available for transfer students interested in the Military Science Program
Transfer Recognition Scholarship $2,500   3.75-4.0 GPA & 24 transferable post high school college credit.
$2,000   3.50-3.74 GPA & 24 transferable post high school college credit.
$1,500   3.25-3.49 GPA & 24 transferable post high school college credit.
University of Missouri - Columbia
www.missouri.edu
Community College Scholarship $1,000 Automatic Student must transfer from a Missouri community college with an AA or AS degree and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. Student must transfer to MU immediately following graduation from the community college. Recipients must be Missouri residents and enroll full-time at MU.
These two scholarships are mutually exclusive.
Community College Scholars Award $2,000 2 per community college Student chosen based on a letter of recommendation from the community college administration (Shelli Allen). Must have completed an AA or AS degree and a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better. Student must transfer to MU immediately following graduation from the community college. Recipients must be Missouri residents and enroll full-time at MU. These two scholarships are mutually exclusive. Deadline is first week of May.
Phi Theta Kappa $3,000 Competitive Be selected to the PTK All-Missouri First Academic Team. Received a degree at a Missouri community college. Enroll immediately after graduation.
Departmental Scholarships Varies Competitive Deadline for application is February 1.
University of Missouri - Kansas City
www.umkc.edu/finaid
Chancellor's Transfer Award $1,500   Incoming transfer student students from any community college or four-year institution
Must have 40 credit hours at time of application for admission
Must have 3.00 minimum grade point average in college coursework
Not available to medicine or pharmacy students
Renewable with 2.75 cumulative grade point average
This is an automatic scholarship based on application for admission
Curator's Transfer Scholar Award $3,500 per year   Must be receiving an associate's degree from an accredited community college
Must have 3.50 minimum grade point average
Not available to medicine or pharmacy students
Renewable with 3.25 cumulative grade point average
CC Campus Leadership Award $2,000   Must have received degree from community college.
Must have 3.0 GPA and enrolled in at least 12 hours.
Must be actively involved on community college campus.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship $2,500   Member of Phi Theta Kappa
Minimum of 45 hours of credit at the time of application
Must have 3.25 minimum grade point average at time of application
Not available to medicine or pharmacy students
Renewable with 3.00 cumulative grade point average
UMKC Legacy Alumni Scholarship $1,000   Incoming freshman or transfer students
Top 20% of high school class or ACT composite score of 23 or better
Parent or grandparent is a graduate of UMKC of the University of Kansas City
Renewable with 2.75 cumulative grade point average
Victor Wilson Scholarship up to $8,000 per year   Freshman/Transfer/Current students
Male students only, who are current and long-time residents of Kansas City, MO
Completion of the FAFSA by March 1, assessing financial need
Renewable with 2.00 cumulative grade point average and completion of FAFSA by March 1 each year
Kenneth C. Hill Scholarship $2500 per year   Freshman/Transfer Current students
Residents of Kansas City, MO
Completion of the FAFSA by March 1, assessing financial need
Good academic record with proven community and school activities
Renewable based on student's academic record and decided by the fund's trustees
University of Missouri - Science & Technology
www.mst.edu
Transfer Admissions Scholarship Up to $2500 per year Automatic New transfer students with 24 or more college-level credit hours from regionally accredited US college or university. Award level is based on transfer GPA.
Phi Theta Kappa MSM Alumni Scholarship Up to $2000 Application required New transfer students who are Phi Theta Kappa members at their community college. Awards based on combination of scholarship, leadership, and service.
Women in Science and Engineering   Application required Accepted incoming freshmen, new transfer students.
McBride Scholarship/Loan $500-$1000 Application required Upper-level engineering majors with at least 3.0 GPA are encouraged to apply. Typical award is $1000 scholarship paired with $1000 loan.
William Jewell College
www.jewell.edu
Presidential Community College Scholarship $9,000 Automatic Recognizes academic excellence. Based upon a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or above in at least 60 credit hours of course work transferred from a regionally accredited college.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship $8,000 Automatic Recognizes academic excellence. Based upon a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above in at least 30 credit hours of course work transferred from a regionally accredited college. Student must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa at the community college previously attended.
Transfer Achiever Scholarship
(Transfer Students)
$5000-$7000 Automatic Recognizes academic excellence. Based upon a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in at least 15 semester credit hours of course work transferred from a regionally accredited college.
A+ Scholarship Award $1,500 Unlimited (must provide proof) Scholarship for students in the A+ Program transferring from a community college with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is awarded in addition to the Academic Excellence Award.
Last Modified: 5/28/14