Transfer Scholarships

Scholarships are available to incoming transfer students admitted by July 30 (fall enrollment) and November 1 (winter enrollment).

Merit-based, transfer scholarships are competitive and require a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and 30 transferable credits from a regionally accredited institution at time of application. Scholarships cover fall and winter semesters only (not summer).

Regents Scholarships

This scholarship awards $3,000 and the renewal criteria requires you to enroll in 12 credits each semester, maintain a minimum 3.5 EMU GPA and meet SAP*.

Recognition of Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship awards $2,000 and the renewal criteria requires you to enroll in 12 hours each semester, maintain a minimum 3.3 EMU GPA and meet SAP*.

Transfer Scholarship

This scholarship awards $1,000 and the renewal criteria requires you to enroll in 12 hours for full award (total of one year). It will be prorated for 1/2 & 3/4 time.

MICUP-BEAT Scholarship

Michigan College and University Partnership (MICUP) grant helped Eastern Michigan University establish a program focused on development and support of transfer students. This program is also referred to as Baccalaureate Education Achievement Track (BEAT).

Through surveying our transfer students, MICUP-BEAT staff has found that affordability is often key to success. We also found that our transfer students are hard workers deserving of a Bachelor’s degree. To support transfer students’ hard work and dedication, and increase the affordability of their time at EMU, MICUP-BEAT is offering a one-time, three-credit tuition waiver for qualifying students. To get more information and apply, please visit the Academic Success Partnerships website.

EMU Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship awards $1,000 with a maximum of five scholarships each academic year. To qualify, you need a minimum transfer GPA of 3.5, a membership in the Phi Theta Kappa and your most recent work must be completed from a PTK inducted community college. The renewal criteria requires you to enroll in 12 hours each semester, maintain a minimum 2.75 EMU GPA and meet SAP*. It can be awarded up to four semesters. Download the verification form and submit to the Office of Admissions.

National Scholars Program

Awarded to students admitted prior to Fall 2018.

This scholarship awards $16,500 (Non-Resident Tuition Differential). The renewal criteria requires you to enroll in 15 credits each semester, maintain a minimum 3.0 EMU GPA and meet SAP*.

Formula to determine the maximum number of semesters of scholarship payment:

  • Sophomore (25–55 credits) = Six semesters of eligibility
  • Junior (56–84 credits) = Four semesters of eligibility
  • Senior (85+ credits) = Two semesters of eligibility 

*SAP = Satisfactory Academic Progress: Requires you to earn passing grades in a minimum of 67% of the credits you take. Grades of F, W, I, N, NC or repeated classes are not "earned."

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