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Transfer Merit Scholarships

2017-2018 Transfer Merit Scholarships

All undergraduate transfer students, seeking their first undergraduate degree, admitted to Carson-Newman are automatically considered for our Transfer merit-based, and affiliated scholarships based on academic information at time of acceptance; no separate scholarship application is required for these awards. 

These awards are made without regard to financial need, and are intended to recognize those students whose accomplishments show them capable of continued success at Carson-Newman University. Recipients are selected primarily on the basis of the strength of their applications for admissions. The scholarship profiles described below are based on the college transfer GPA. Recipients will be granted the highest award for which they qualify and will receive official notification of their award shortly after acceptance to Carson-Newman.

Merit-Based Scholarships will be automatically renewed for the recipient’s applicable sophomore, junior, or senior year(s) at the college, provided grade point average and progress toward degree requirements are met.

Elite Scholarship- $10,000 per academic year, recognizes students who have demonstrated exemplary academics in college, and wish to make Carson-Newman their university of choice. Students eligible for this scholarship will have at least a 3.0 college GPA.

Excellence Scholarship- $8,000 per academic year, recognizes students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, and find Carson-Newman’s academic programs more fitting to their education goals. Students eligible for this scholarship will have a college GPA range of 2.50-2.99.

Merit Scholarship- $6,000 per academic year, recognizes students who have proven academic success in college, and wish to continue their education at Carson-Newman. Students eligible for this scholarship will have a college GPA range of 2.0-2.49.

For more details, please visit our Net Price Calculator or contact Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Eligible students should also file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for need-based University funds in addition to a merit scholarship. Undocumented high school seniors and DACA students should work with both our Admissions Office and Financial Aid Office on need based aid that may be available to you from the University. Stateside students not eligible to file the FAFSA should complete a Net Price Calculator with income, and have the results emailed to our office. Please note that the Net Price Calculator is not applicable to International Students seeking enrollment.

(University grants and scholarships are generally tuition based. Therefore receipt of external funds that are also tuition based will reduce institutional grant and scholarship eligibility. Awards and amounts subject to change without notice.)

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