Transfer Scholarships

General Information:

Scholarships are limited in number. They are competitive and are awarded annually on a rolling basis early in the scholarship cycle. Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee a scholarship. Transfer awards require continuous enrollment (excluding summers), full-time status (12 credits or more unless specified), and pay out for fall and spring terms only. Scholarships offered through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions are not stackable.

 The transfer scholarship application deadline is March 1st. 

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Honors/Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

$3,200 per year for incoming junior transfer students with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Eligible students are graduates of the Honors Program or members in the Phi Theta Kappa chapter at a Florida College System institution. A letter of recommendation from an Honors or PTK advisor is required. This scholarship is renewable for up to five semesters. Please complete the scholarship application. 

Community College Scholars Award

Scholarships of $3,000 per year for incoming transfer students from one of Florida’s College System institutions. A minimum 3.0 GPA and letter of recommendation from a Florida College System institution advisor are required. 

All Academic Team Scholars

Awards of $3,000 per year to members of the Florida College System All-Academic Team.  A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Renewable for up to five semesters while a full-time student at FAU. The deadline for nominations is June 1st for transfers entering in the following fall or spring semester. 

Transfer Educational Achievement Award (TEAA)

Awards of $3,000 per year available for incoming junior transfer students from one of Florida’s College System institutions. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Students must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Available for part-time (min. 6 credits) or full-time students. Renewable for up to five semesters or until graduation. Please fill out the TEAA application form.     

Brain Bowl

Awards of $2,250 per year for students on the winning brain bowl team. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Renewable for up to five semesters or until graduation. Candidates for nomination must be received by the FAU Undergraduate Admissions Office by the deadline date of June 1st for transfers entering in the following fall or spring semester.

Depan International Transfer Student Scholarship

$2,000 per year for a student transferring to FAU on a student or scholar visa. Eligibility criteria includes: outstanding academic achievement, English proficiency, and evidence of community service or activity. Renewable up to two years while a full-time student at FAU. Eligibility criteria includes a minimum GPA of 3.0 and submission of the scholarship application. 

Depan Transfer Scholarship Indian River Community College

An award of $2,000 per year, renewable up to two years, is offered to students transferring to FAU from Indian River State College. Eligibility criteria includes a minimum 3.0 GPA and recognition through Honors Program participation or identification as a State College Scholar.  

M. Brenn Green Scholarship

Awards of $1,000 per year, available for undergraduate transfer students majoring in one of the following areas: anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography, health administration, political science, social work or sociology. Eligibility criteria includes a minimum GPA of 3.0 and submission of the scholarship application. The scholarship is renewable up to two semesters. 

  

Broward College International Center Graduates Transfer Award

International graduates of the Associate of Arts (AA) or articulated Associate of Science (AS) degrees received at Broward College International Centers who apply to continue their education at Florida Atlantic University towards a bachelor degree, may also apply for a transfer award from FAU.   The transfer award is an out-of-state tuition waiver for six credits per semester (total of four semesters; fall and spring only) to qualified students who are accepted into an FAU degree program under this transfer award program and in compliance with FAU’s undergraduate admission requirements for international students.  There will be a maximum of five awards per year, and the award selection will be competitive.  Applicants for the transfer award must have:

  • a minimum of 60 undergraduate transferrable credits for those international students that have earned an Associate in Arts or an articulated Associate in Science degree from a Broward College International Center (BC).
  • a  cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher in their BC degree;
  • proficiency in English for academic study without the need for supplemental English language  instruction; a TOEFL score is not needed
  • eligibility criteria for obtaining the Form I-20 (certificate eligibility for Non-Immigrant F-1 Student Visa), including proof of sufficient funds to cover insurance, living expenses, and educational expenses.
  • A letter of recommendation from the Broward College International Center and one from an additional academic reference
    Please go to http://www.fau.edu/admissions/Scholarship-Intl.php for more information.

     

Consideration for the following scholarship is given to admitted students.

No application is needed. 

  Welcome to FAU Transfer Scholarship

Awards of $1,000 ($500 per semester for the fall and the spring of the student's first year) are available for transfer students entering FAU as full-time students in the fall semester. This is a non-renewable award available to students with a minimum GPA of 2.75.
Scholarships are limited in number. They are competitive and are awarded annually on a rolling basis early in the scholarship cycle. Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee a scholarship
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Additional scholarships are available through the FAU Alumni Association, FAU’s Office of Financial Aid, and through individual academic colleges.

Helpful Websites:

International Student Scholarship Opportunities

Student Financial Aid

FAU Financial Aid - Other Scholarships

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