Transfer Scholarships

A scholarship application is required for all transfer student scholarships.

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All Office of Undergraduate Admissions scholarships are limited in number, competitive, and are awarded annually on a rolling basis early in the scholarship cycle to admitted transfer students. Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee a scholarship. Applicants must meet minimum requirements to be considered for each award.

Scholarship Application Deadlines:

Summer April 1
Fall April 1
Spring November 1

Awardees will be determined once the application deadline has passed.

Honors/Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

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

Community College Scholars Award

$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

$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 1 for transfers entering in the following fall or spring semester.


The following Undergraduate Admissions scholarships require a FAFSA to be on file with the Financial Aid department in addition to a scholarship application, as demonstrating financial need is an eligibility requirement. This award cannot be combined with any other merit-based Admissions scholarship.

Transfer Educational Achievement Award

$3,000 per year, for a student transferring to FAU from one of Florida’s College System Institutions. Student must submit a scholarship application via the Office of Financial Aid, have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

LINK Scholarship

Limited awards of $2,000 per year to LINK participants. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Renewable for up to two semesters while a full-time student at FAU. A scholarship application is not required for this award, however, students must be registered in the LINK Transfer Success Program, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and meet with their LINK Advisor at least two times prior to transferring for consideration. Applicants will also need to submit an essay of no more than 300 words, stating how you plan to make a difference in your career field with your FAU degree. Essays should be sent to

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Awards $500 in the fall semester once accepted into the program and $1,500 in the spring once research is secured, available for undergraduate transfer students with a declared major in the following colleges: College of Science or College of Engineering and Computer Science. Eligibility criteria includes a minimum GPA of 3.0, transfer from another institution, previously awarded an A.A or A.S degree, and submission of the program application. The scholarship is nonrenewable. The application is located at If you have any questions, contact the Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry.


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Additional Scholarships

Additional scholarships are available through the FAU Alumni Association, FAU’s Office of Financial Aid, and through individual academic colleges.


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