Transfer Students


$2,000 - renewable

To qualify:

  • Transfer applicants must have a cumulative college gpa (all college course work will be included) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and demonstrate financial need based on a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Scholarship is renewable for one additional academic year if terms and conditions are met. See below for details.
  • Scholarship is available for new incoming transfer students from two and four year accredited institutions.
  • Student must be enrolled full time at BGSU and complete a total of 30 semester hours in one academic year (fall, spring and summer terms included) to use the scholarship award.
  • Scholarship may be available for incoming new spring semester transfer students if funds are available and other terms and conditions are met.

To renew:

  • Complete a total of 30 semester hours in one academic year.
  • Earn a cumulative BGSU gpa of 3.0 or above.
  • Must continue full time enrollment at BGSU.  Scholarship may not be maintained if leave from school is taken.
  • Continue to demonstrate financial need.


Select scholarships are available to new transfer students from the Office of Admissions and Nontraditional & Transfer Student Services. Transfer students are also encouraged to use the Searchable Scholarship Guide to view scholarship opportunities available to them.