Transfer Scholarships

In addition to need-based grants, Carroll students may be eligible for a number of transfer scholarships available through four-year institutions. 

Read the Transfer Scholarship Guide to learn about the transfer scholarships available in Maryland and neighboring states.

Some other examples of transfer scholarships include:

Capitol College
Carlow University
Coastal Carolina University
East Carolina University
Frostburg State University
Goucher College
Hood College
Immaculata University
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program
Keystone College
Lynchburg College
Maryland State Scholarships and Applications
McDaniel College
Messiah College
Mount Saint Mary's University
Notre Dame of Maryland University
Penn State Harrisburg
Saint Mary's College of Maryland
Salisbury University
Shippensburg University
Stevenson University
Towson University
University of Baltimore
University of Maryland Baltimore County
University of Maryland College Park
University of Maryland University College
University System of Maryland Regent Scholarships
University System of Maryland and SECU Scholarship
West Liberty University
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Widener University

Capitol College

Capitol awards students majoring in business with half tuition scholarships.

 

Carlow University

Out of state students are eligible to receive a $2,000 tuition discount. Phi Theta Kappa members are eligible for awards totaling $1,500. Academic merit scholarships for students are awarded upwards to $8,000.

 

Coastal Carolina University

Transfer scholarships are available to students with a minimum GPA of 3.25 and 30 earned college credits. Awards range from $4,000 to $6,000.

 

East Carolina University

Transfer scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 are awarded to students who have demonstrated the highest potential for academic success. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must apply to ECU by March 1, and submit a separate scholarship application by March 15.

Frostburg State University

Scholarships funds in the amount of $1,250 per semester is available for students with a 3.0 GPA. Students will automatically be screened through the admissions application process. The award is available to students who graduated from any Maryland community college, as well as Potomac State College of West Virginia University, with an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science or Associate of Arts in Teaching degree with a cumulative 3.0 grade point average. Certain Associate of Applied Science degrees may qualify as well. The award is worth $1,250 per semester and will be awarded for a total of four semesters if the student enrolls full-time and maintains a 3.0 GPA. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at 301-687-4201, or visit frostburg.edu or facebook.com/frostburgadmit.

 

Goucher College

Goucher College offers competitive $6,000 renewable Transfer Merit Scholarships to students with at least a 3.6 grade point average.

 

Hood College

Hood College awards merit scholarships to students who have a 2.75 cumulative GPA or higher. Awards begin at $3,500 per year for two years and max at $10,000 per year for two years. All awards are for full-time students only. PTK students are eligible for $2,000 per year for two years. In addition, Carroll students may take a free course at Hood every semester. See an academic advisor for details.

 

Immaculata University

Immaculata University is offering up to $25,000 in scholarships for community college students who are studying biology, chemistry, mathematics or computer science; have 48 earned credits; and possess a minimum 3.0 GPA. An additional $1,150 is available for students completing an associate degree. Applications are due by Feb. 15; however, applications are still being accepted until all remaining funds have been awarded. Ten to twelve recipients are selected annually.

 

 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program

Community college students across the US compete for approximately 50 scholarships.  The awards cover a portion of educational expenses that include tuition, fees, books and living expenses for 2-3 years. Scholarship awards are given up to $30,000 annually. Learn more about the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program.

 

Keystone College

Keystone College located in La Plume, PA offers up to $6,500 in scholarships to all full-time transfer students with a 2.0 GPA or higher. Visit their transfer scholarship page for more details.

 

LaRoche College

Merit scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $12,000 are awarded to students with qualifying GPA's.

 

Lynchburg College

Lynchburg College offers transfer scholarships of $6,500 to $10,000 with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and offer a scholarship competition, which may result in an additional $1,500 to $3,500 award. Both awards are renewable. Learn more about Lynchurg College and its transfer information.

 

Maryland State Scholarships and Applications

The State of Maryland provides numerous scholarships and grant opportunities to residents that are in the pursuit of higher education. Learn more about the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

 

McDaniel College

Carroll County residents are eligible to receive the $2,000 Carroll County Scholarship. Phi Theta Kappa members with 15 transferable credits who are full-time students automatically qualify for a guaranteed $18,000 scholarship. Academic scholarships for students with at least a 3.2 grade point average and at least 15 transferable credits qualify for a guaranteed $16,000 scholarship. Students with a grade point average between 2.8 to 3.2 with 15 transferable credits are guaranteed $14,000 award. The Army ROTC program, in association with McDaniel College, provides an outstanding scholarship package. In addition, Carroll students have a one-time opportunity to take a course at McDaniel for the cost of a Carroll course. See an academic advisor for details.

 

Messiah College

Transfer scholarships are available to students with cumulative grade point averages of 3.5 or higher. Awards range from $10,000 - $11,000. In addition, $1,000 Phi Theta Kappa scholarships are awarded to members in good standing.

 

Mount Saint Mary's University

Merit scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $8,000 are awarded to students with outstanding grade point averages. The Mount offers a $2,500 Phi Theta Kappa scholarship and the application fee is waived for Phi Theta Kappa members. A commuter grant is available, and textbooks are free for transfer students with Associate in Arts degrees. 

 

Notre Dame of Maryland University

Female students who have completed an associate's degree at an accredited community college and maintained an overall 3.2 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) are guaranteed a minimum scholarship award of $6,000 per year and are considered for additional scholarship levels. Students must be enrolled as full-time women's college students. Other merit and Phi Theta Kappa scholarships are available, including 12 half-tuition scholarships, one full-time transfer scholarship and leadership awards to students who have completed 30 credits with a 3.2 GPA.

 

Penn State Harrisburg

Transfer scholarships are available to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Awards range from $500 to $2,000. All students with a completed FAFSA are automatically considered.

 

Saint Mary's College of Maryland

Phi Theta Kappa graduates from Carroll receive scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to $5,000. Other academic excellence awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 a year.

 

Salisbury University

Transfer students from Maryland community colleges who enter the fall semester with 56 credits and a 3.5 grade point average are eligible for transfer scholarships amounting to half the usual tuition cost. Phi Theta Kappa graduates are eligible for $2,000 per year and the application fee is waived.

 

Shippensburg University

Carroll students may apply for Dual Admission to Shippensburg and receive a substantial tuition discount with an associate's degree. See an Academic Advisor for more information.

 

Stevenson University

Transfer students who have demonstrated significant achievement may be awarded the Stevenson University Transfer Scholarship. Amounts range from $3,000 to $14,000 annually for a maximum of four consecutive years. All transfer applicants are automatically reviewed.  Additionally, members of Phi Theta Kappa or another honor society or honors program may be considered for the Stevenson University Honors Scholarship. This merit-based award is $2,000 annually for up to four consecutive years. 

Starting fall 2014, Stevenson is offering a limited number of full scholarships for transfer students!

 

Towson University

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) transfer students are considered for the $3,000 PTK scholarship if they have 56 credits and a 3.5 GPA.

 

University of Baltimore

Wilson Scholarships cover 100 percent of in-state tuition and are awarded to highly qualified transfer students with at least 56 credits or an associate's degree and a 3.5 GPA. The University of Baltimore also awards merit-based scholarships ranging from $500 - $2,500 for all transfer students with a 2.5 cumulative GPA and a minimum of 24 transferable credits. 

 

University of Maryland Baltimore County

The Academic Achievement award is given to community college transfer students on the basis of academic accomplishment. Awards of up to $2,500 for each of two academic years may be used for part-time or full-time study. Students must have completed 35 or more credits.

Phi Theta Kappa scholarships are awarded to community college transfer students on the basis of academic accomplishment. These awards range upward from $2,500 per year and may be used for full-time or part-time study.

Transfer students admitted to the Honors College may be eligible for $1,000 per year for two years.

 

University of Maryland College Park

Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarships cover full tuition and are awarded to 30 Maryland community college transfer students with 56 credits or an associate's degree and a 3.5 GPA or higher. Ten partial tuition scholarships are also awarded each year. Five Carroll students won scholarships since Fall 2005. The application deadline is Thursday, March 1.

 

University of Maryland University College (UMUC)

UMUC now offers Maryland community college graduates the opportunity to complete a bachelor's degree for about $200/credit, or $12,000 total. See their website for details.

 

University System of Maryland Regents Scholarships

The University System of Maryland awards five full-time Regents Scholarships, one part-time Regents Scholarship and two partial scholarships for transfer students. The scholarships provide financial assistance for the full cost of in-state tuition, mandatory fees, living expenses - comparable to on-campus room and board - and a book stipend for full-time students. The part-time student scholarship provides funding for tuition, mandatory fees and a modest stipend for books and educational supplies. The partial scholarships provide financial support ranging from $2,500 - $3,500 per year for students who demonstrate a financial need. By maintaining the appropriate academic standing, students may receive this generous support for a total of four semesters or eight semesters for the part-time students.  Learn more about USM Regents Scholarships.

Contact your intended institution for more information and review Carroll's Scholarships and Financial Aid information.

 

University System of Maryland and SECU Scholarship

State Employees Credit Union (SECU), Maryland’s largest state-chartered financial cooperative, presents a $50,000 annual gift to the University System of Maryland (USM) Foundation, to award transferring students from one of the state’s two-year community colleges to any of USM’s 11 undergraduate institutions and two regional higher educational centers.

The USM awards a total of ten $5,000 scholarships annually to graduates of Maryland’s 14 community colleges. Students or a member of their families must also be SECU members. Membership in SECU is open to all students attending a Maryland community college.

Students interested in the SECU-USM Scholarship Program must complete and submit a formal scholarship application. For details, visit SECU's scholarship web page or USM’s Financial Aid web page.
 

West Liberty University

The Gary E. West College of Business Scholarship, provides a $2,500 annual tuition credit for up to four years for qualified students that have completed at least one college term (12 credit hours) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. West Scholars are required to maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and must carry at least 12 hours per semester to be considered for renewal. Application deadline is May 1.

 

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Carroll's Phi Theta Kappa graduates receive up to $17,000 in scholarships. Other academic excellence awards range from $11,500 to $16,000 a year.

 

Widener University

All transfer students are automatically reviewed for an academic scholarship. Scholarship decisions are based on a student's cumulative grade point average. A student must have 12 transferrable credits completed and be a full-time student to be eligible for scholarship consideration. Awards range from $8,000 to $16,000 annually.

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