Automatic Scholarships for Transfer Students

Automatic Scholarships for Transfer Students

The following scholarships are awarded once you have: 1) been accepted for admission, 2) met the necessary criteria for the scholarship with official documentation, and applied for financial aid through submission of the FAFSA and cleared verification while funds are still available. You will receive the largest scholarship for which you are qualified.

Resident Transfer Assistance Scholarship  
Non-resident Transfer Assistance Scholarship  
President's Transfer Scholarship  
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship  
Part Time Transfer Students  

Award and Renewal Information

Award Process

For the best scholarship opportunities, apply as soon as possible. Scholarships are awarded while funds last.

Who is a transfer student? Students who enroll for the first time at WT with more than 12 post-high school credit hours will be considered transfer students for the purposes of these scholarships.

Once required admission documentation (official transcripts, etc.) and FAFSA application (if required) are received, the scholarship with the highest monetary value will be applied to your account automatically. The Phi Theta Kappa scholarship will be applied to your account when membership has been documented. Please send verification of membership directly to the scholarship office at

Are you looking for additional scholarships? You are encouraged to apply directly to the Scholarship Office for additional WT Foundation scholarships. These additional awards are not automatic and require an application before the listed deadline.

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Renewal for a Second Year

You must earn 30 credit hours, maintain a 3.3 cumulative WT GPA the first academic year at WT, and complete the FAFSA to be eligible for renewal of this scholarship. If you maintain this standard, your scholarship will be automatically renewed for a second year. Scholarships are divided equally between Fall and Spring terms.  For consideration of departmental and donor scholarship funds, please complete the scholarship application each year prior to Feb. 1st  It is available online at

Transfer Student Resources

For additional transfer information, admissions deadlines and careers services, visit Transfer Student Resources page here.