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Scholarships

Transfer Student Scholarships

Transfer Scholarships

Transfer students must submit an application for admission to the University along with all official college transcripts by the indicated scholarship deadline. Priority is given to transfer students who apply by June 1st. After the priority date, transfer scholarships are awarded on a funds available basis. Scholarships are renewable for one additional year with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA at UM along with maintaining full time status (12 hours/semester).

The information listed below is in effect beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year. For scholarship information concerning current scholarship recipients, please refer to your scholarship award letter or contact the Office of Admissions.

  • Transfer Academic Recognition¬†Scholarship

$3,000 per year. Available to transfer students from junior and community colleges. A minimum 3.25 GPA and 30 transfer credit hours are required for scholarship consideration.

  • Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

$1,000 per year. Available to junior and community college transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa. A minimum 3.0 GPA and 30 transfer credit hours are required for scholarship consideration. The award may be combined with another transfer scholarship.

  • Transfer Minority Scholarship

$3,000 per year. Available to minority transfer students from junior and community colleges. A minimum 3.00 GPA and 30 transfer credit hours are required for scholarship consideration. This award is not stackable with the Transfer Academic Recognition Scholarship.

  • Out of State Scholarship

Pursuant to Alabama Code 16-64-2(b)(3) and Policy 03:100, resident tuition rates may apply to those full-time, undergraduate non-resident students receiving a partial or full scholarship award in recognition of a particular talent or ability, provided such student possessed the talent or ability at the time of initial enrollment and maintains continuous scholarship eligibility at UM. The UM Out of State Scholarship is valued at approximately $12,000 per year and puts the non-resident student at the in-state tuition rate. The Out of State Scholarship is renewable with a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA at UM.