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TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

$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.
  • Deadlines: Fall applicants must apply by July 15 and spring applicants must apply by December 15 to be considered.

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.

BG SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP

This renewable scholarship provides one-half off the nonresident fee and is currently valued at $3,768 per year ($1,884 fall semester / $1,884 spring semester). This scholarship is awarded automatically for fall semester to students who meet the criteria and apply by July 15. The deadline for students applying for spring semester is December 15.

BGSU BOUND MERIT SCHOLARSHIP

A $4,000 competitive, renewable merit based scholarship for transfer students ($2,000 Fall Semester/$2,000 Spring Semester). APPLY BY JUNE 1

To qualify:

  • Student must be a new, incoming transfer student entering BGSU in the fall semester.
  • Student must be transferring from an accredited two or four year institution.
  • Students with at least 24 college level semester hours completed must have a 3.25 cumulative college GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Students with less than 24 college level semester hours completed must have a 3.25 cumulative college and a 3.5 high school GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Student must enroll full time on main campus.  (eCampus and distance students do not qualify.)
  • Scholarship is renewable based on the number of credit hours taken prior to attending BGSU.
  • Deadlines: Students must be admitted to BGSU by June 1.  Scholarship application must be submitted by June 1.

To renew:

  • Complete a total of 30 semester hours in one academic year (fall, spring and summer terms included).
  • 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.