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 Continuing and Extended Education. Transfer students are also encouraged to use the Searchable Scholarship Guide to view scholarship opportunities available to them.