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Transfer Scholarships

If you plan to transfer to another college to complete your bachelor's degree, transfer scholarships may be available to you. Check with the university to which you plan to transfer. 

Waco Rotary Club Scholarship

The Rotary Club of Waco awards scholarships each year to area students who are entering their junior or senior year of college. The criteria include students who are a permanent resident of McLennan County and have resided in McLennan County for the past two consecutive years. (Applicants who attend college in another county/state are eligible if their permanent residence is in McLennan County and has been for two prior years.) Selection criteria include financial need, self-help, college GPA; citizenship and community involvement including volunteer and faith-related activities, a short essay, and letters of recommendation.

Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
Waco Rotary Club Scholarship Application 


Texas Tech University

Transfer scholarships are offered to admitted students transferring from community colleges based on official transcripts submitted to the Office of Admissions. Scholarships apply to fall and spring terms only. Complete requirements early — final awards are based on transcripts received by July 31 for fall terms or Jan. 4 for spring terms.

For more information, visit www.scholarships.ttu.edu/.

Scholarship Name Academic Requirements Award Amount Renewal Requirements
Proven Achievers Scholarships
  • 60 transferable hours from community college
  • 3.5 GPA
$13,000 ($6,500 per year for 2 years)
  • 3.25 GPA
  • 12 earned hours per semester
President's Transfer Scholarship
  • Texas residents
  • 30 transferable hours from community college
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need based on FAFSA
$9,000 ($4,500 per year for 2 years)
  • 3.0 GPA
  • 12 earned hours per semester
  • Financial need based on FAFSA
IMPACT President's Transfer Scholarships*
  • 30 transferable hours from community college
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Available only for students entering TTU in fall semester
$5,000 ($2,500 per year for 2 years)
  • 3.0 GPA
  • 12 earned hours per semester

*Qualified students compete for a limited number of scholarships.

These scholarships are available for students who plan to attend TTU in Lubbock or in Waco through McLennan's University Center. In addition, TTU offers 10 $1,000 scholarships and the TTU Alumni Association offers 2 $500 scholarships for Waco-area students planning to attend through the University Center.

Awards and criteria are subject to change. If you are selected for a scholarship, you will receive an offer letter from the TTU Scholarship Office.


Tarleton State University

The Tarleton State University Office of Scholarships provides assistance to students in pursuit of their education.

Scholarships are awarded for academic ability and achievement, demonstrated leadership, ability to perform (music, band, etc.), extracurricular activities, financial need, and other criteria as defined by specific scholarship programs.

The scholarships listed below are for transfer students, and the selection process is by the Director of Scholarships and Transfer Services. The deadline to apply is Feb. 15 for fall entrance and Dec. 1 for spring entrance.

Scholarship Name Academic Requirements Award Amount Renewal Requirements
Community College Bridge Scholarships
  • First-time transfer students from community college
  • Associate degree or 60 transferable hours
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Full-time student
$500  
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
  • Transfer students from community college
  • Members of Phi Theta Kappa
  • Associate degree or 60 transferable hours
  • 3.0 GPA
$1,000 per year
  • Enroll full time
  • Have undergraduate status
  • Maintain a 3.0 semester and cumulative GPA
Top Academic Partner Scholarship
  • Associate degree or 60 transferable hours
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Phi Theta Kappa members from Top Academic Partner community colleges are given first priority
$1,000 per year
  • Enroll full time
  • Maintain a 3.0 semester and cumulative GPA

Visit Tarleton's Scholarship website for more information.