Merit-based transfer scholarships are awarded using information from your admission application. An additional scholarship application is not required.
|Transfer Academic Scholarships||Annual Amount (Fall/Spring)||Required GPA||Available to Phi Theta Kappa Members|
|Phi Theta Kappa||$6,500||3.5-4.0||Yes*|
|Transfer Pathway Scholarship||$1,000||3.25-3.49||Yes**|
*Membership must be noted on your official community college transcript, or faculty sponsors may submit a letter to UAB Undergraduate Admissions on school letterhead, verifying your membership. All documentation must be received by the March 1 deadline for fall admits (December 1 deadline for spring admits).
**Membership is not required to receive this scholarship (based on cumulative GPA of all transferable coursework).
- Admitted to UAB – Must be admitted to an undergraduate program at UAB by the scholarship deadline. (Current high school seniors, former UAB students, students who have received a bachelor’s degree, and students pursuing a certificate-only program will not be considered.)
- Current Enrollment - Must be currently enrolled in transferable coursework at an accredited community college or university.
- GPA - Must have a minimum 3.25 GPA, including your most recent grades. (An updated, official transcript that contains the most recent semester's grades must be received prior to the scholarship deadline. Non-transferable coursework, such as technical or remedial courses, will not be calculated in GPA.)
- Residency - Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Priority Scholarship Deadlines
- Spring - December 1
- Fall - March 1
Students who apply after the priority deadline will be considered on a funds-available basis.