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Transfer Merit-Based Scholarships

2014-2015 Transfer Merit-Based Scholarships

All undergraduate transfer students admitted to Carson-Newman are automatically considered for our Transfer Merit-Based Scholarships; 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- $7,000 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 3.5 college GPA.

Excellence Scholarship- $6,000 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 3.0-3.49.

Merit Scholarship- $5,000 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 2.0-2.99.

For more information and to submit your application for fall 2014 admission, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions

(Institutional grants and scholarships are generally tuition based. Therefore receipt of external funds that are also tution based will reduce institutional grant and scholarship eligibility.)

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