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Transfer Scholarships

Most Kentucky institutions offer great transfer scholarships to BCTC students. The top scholarships allow a student to transfer with an associate’s degree and pay tuition rates similar to what they pay at BCTC. For more info, visit the Transfer Center main page and select “Paying for your Bachelor Degree”. Scholarship information is subject to change and based on the information provided by the four-year institutions. View the websites below for the most up-to-date information.

Asbury University

Any KCTCS transfer student with a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher, will be eligible for a $600 annual scholarship for their first semester.  If they earn a 2.0-2.99 in their first semester, the scholarship will be renewed.  If they earn a 3.0 or higher, the scholarship will be increased to $1200 annually. Click here for more information -
http://www.asbury.edu/admissions/undergraduate/how-apply/transfer


Bellarmine University

www.bellarmine.edu

Amount: $6200 to $10,000
Terms: Awards granted to all full-time students who transfer from an accredited institution of higher education with a minimum 2.0 GPA.  The top transfer grant is $9500 per year.  Also awards four Phi Theta Kappa scholarships of $16,000 per year.

Contact

Kevin Brinkman
Assistant Dean of Admission
Bellarmine University
2001 Newburg Road,
Louisville, KY 40205
(800) 274-4723
admissions@bellarmine.edu

Berea College

www.berea.edu

Amount: Four-year tuition scholarship currently valued at more than $100,000
Terms: Awarded to all admitted students who have a minimum 2.5 GPA - the average successful transfer applicant has a 3.25 GPA; students must meet Berea College financial qualifications; additional grants may be available.

Contact

Luke Hodson
Berea College
2220 Berea College,
Berea, KY 40404,
(859) 985-3503
Luke_Hodson@berea.edu

Campbellsville University

www.campbellsville.edu

Amount: $3,000 to $5000 per year based on GPA
Terms:

  • 2.0 to 2.499 transfer GPA: receives $3000
  • 2.5 to 3.499 transfer GPA: receives $4,000
  • 3.5 to 4.0 transfer GPA: receives $5,000

You must enroll full-time on the main campus; renewable annually.

Contact

Kenny Lawson - Transfer Coordinator
Campbellsville University: Admissions Office
One University Drive,
U.P.O. 782,
Campbellsville, KY 42718
(800) 264-6014
kslawson@campbellsville.edu

Eastern Kentucky University

www.eku.edu

Amount

Value

EKU Colonel Plus - College GPA of 3.75 $2000 per semester for 6 semesters
Colonel - College GPA of 3.5-3.74 $750 per semester for 6 semesters
Maroon Plus - College GPA of 3.25-3.49 $500 per semester for 6 semesters
Maroon - College GPA of 3.0-3.249 $250 per semester for 6 semesters

Terms: Must be a first-time transfer to EKU directly from KCTCS; have minimum of 24 college credits, maintain full-time enrollment at EKU and a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA; renewable for 6 consecutive semesters.

To be considered, submit your EKU Admission application by the deadline:

  • Summer: April 15
  • Fall: June 15
  • Spring: November 15

Contact

Scholarship Office
Eastern Kentucky University
SSB CPO 56,
Room 346,
Richmond, KY 40475
(859) 622-8032

www.scholarships.eku.edu/ 

Georgetown College

www.georgetowncollege.edu

Amount: Up to $14,000 in scholarship awards! Based on GPA!
Terms: Must accepted as a degree-seeking student. No scholarship application required, but admission application must be submitted by February 1.

Contact

Admissions Office
1 (800) 788-9985
Georgetown College
400 E. College St.,
Georgetown, KY 40324
(502) 863-8012

www.georgetowncollege.edu/fp/scholarships/

Kentucky State University

www.kysu.edu
All scholarships require students to be admitted to KSU as a transfer student

Gold: Pays in-state tuition value, room, board, fees, & $600 book stipend (3.7 to 4.0 GPA & completion of 24 or more college credit hrs)
Green: Pays in-state tuition value and 1/2 room & board (3.5 GPA & completion of 24 or more college credit hrs)
Thorobred: Pays In-state tuition value (3.0 GPA & completion of 24 or more college credit hrs)
Whitney Young Jr Scholarship: One time award of $500 to $1500 (2.8 GPA & completion of 12 or more college credit hrs)

Contact

Jonathan Lott
400 E. Main St.,
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 597-6462

Jonathan.Lott@kysu.edu

Kentucky Wesleyan College

www.kwc.edu

Amount: Half Tuition
Terms: KCTCS transfer students with an AA or AS degree and a minimum 3.5 GPA will receive half tuition. Scholarship can be combined with other transfer or academic awards and renewable each year. Not available for online programs.

Contact

Crystal Walker - Assistant Director of Admissions & Transfer and International Coordinator
Kentucky Wesleyan College
3000 Frederica Street,
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 852-3209

cwalker@kwc.edu

KWC NSF Stem Scholarship

Amount: Up to $5500.00 per year (renewable)
Terms: Be enrolled as a full-time degree seeking student in the fields: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Math Education, Physic, Pre-Engineering, Science Education, or Zoology. Have an overall GPA of at least a 2.8 and a STEM GPA of 3.0, demonstrate financial need and preferentially be a member of underrepresented groups (first-generation, woman, or racial/ethnic minority). Deadline for Transfer students to apply is April 1.

Contact

Dr. Evelyn Hiatt
Kentucky Wesleyan College
3000 Frederica Street,
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 852-3158
ehiatt@kwc.edu

Lindsey Wilson College

www.lindsey.edu

Amount: $700 per term
Terms: Must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa and meet minimum 3.5 GPA; renewable.

Contact

Charity Ferguson - Director of Admissions
210 Lindsey Wilson Street,
Columbia, KY 42728
(800) 264-0138
fergusonc@lindsey.edu

Morehead State University

www.moreheadstate.edu

Amount: Reduced tuition rate equal to 12 hours KCTCS tuition
Terms: Must be a new transfer student to MSU for the 2014 spring semester from KCTCS; completed at least 36 hours; minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA; renewable. Cannot be combined with other scholarship awards

Contact

LaCrystal Green -MSU Regional Transfer Advisor
Morehead State University
100 Admissions Center
Morehead, KY 40351
(859) 246-6870

l.green@moreheadstate.edu

Murray State University

www.murraystate.edu

Amount: $1000/semester first year full-time, 12 credit hour per semester $500/semester first year half-time 6 – 11 credit hours per semester
Terms: Must have 3.25 minimum GPA; minimum 36 transferable credit hours; renewable; one year award only. Students may apply for Continuing Undergraduate Academic Scholarship

Contact

Logan Stout
Transfer Center
302 Lowry Center,
Murray, KY 42071
(800) 669-7654
transfercenter@murraystate.edu

Northern Kentucky University

www.nku.edu

Amount: $1,250 per fall and spring semester ($2,500 yearly)
Terms: Minimum of 36 semester hours from KCTCS college - last school must be a KCTCS college; eligible for regular admissions; 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA; transfer in the fall semester; never previously enrolled at NKU; continually enroll full-time (minimum of 12 credit hours); Kentucky resident; renewable for 3 years, with good academic standing, while seeking first Baccalaureate degree

Contact

Matt Elrod, Transfer Counselor, Transfer Services, Office of the Registrar
Northern Kentucky University: Office of Admissions
LAC 400 Nunn Drive,
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-7524
elrodma@nku.edu

Union College

www.union.edu

Amount: Up to $5,000 each academic year (renewable)
Terms:  Must be admitted to Union College as a full-time student; earned an Associate in Arts or an Associate in Science degree; have a minimum 2.0 GPA; meet priority application deadline.  Minimum 3.5 GPA (Up to $12,000), Minimum 3.25 (Up to $10,000) Minimum 3.0 GPA (Up to $8000) Minimum 2.5 GPA  (Up to full $5,000)

Contact

Tim Sizemore, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Enrollment
Union College
310 College Street,
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-1784

tsizemore@unionky.edu

University of Kentucky

http://www.uky.edu/financialaid/scholarship-transfer-students

Trustees Scholarship - competitive, must apply:

  • KCTCS tuition rate at UK for up to two years. Must transfer for the fall semester; be a currently enrolled fulltime KCTCS student the spring semester before transfer; complete an Associate in Arts or Science degree prior to transfer - with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA. ***Not automatic; Must apply by June 1st!

Kentucky Tradition Scholarship - automatic

  • Currently enrolled KCTCS students with 40 hours by the end of the spring semester (with at least 24 earned at KCTCS) and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.30, who transfer to UK for the fall term will be offered a $6,000 scholarship, payable as $3,000 per year for up to two years, or $1,500 per semester for up to four semesters. A final transcript must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admission documenting spring grades by July 15th. This award may be offered in addition to the Trustees Scholarship. ***automatic award if admitted to UK by July 15th!

Wildcat Welcome Scholarship - automatic 

  • All other transfer students with a minimum 3.30 cumulative GPA, that are currently enrolled at an accredited institution and will have 24 hours by the end of the spring term, who transfer to UK for the fall term will be offered a $1,500 one-year, non-renewable award, payable as $750 per semester for up to two semesters. A final transcript must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admission documenting spring grades by July 15th. ***automatic award if admitted to UK by July 15th!

Application can be found here - www.uky.edu/AcademicScholarship/transfer.htm

William C. Parker: $2500 one year award. Must enroll on the Lexington campus; not hold a baccalaureate degree; have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and completed 24 credits; transfer for the fall semester; be a currently enrolled student the spring before transfer. Application due: June 1.
Application can be found here - www.uky.edu/AcademicScholarship/transfer.htm

For more information concerning the William C. Parker Scholarship Program, please contact:
Joyce Beatty, Director
William C. Parker Scholarship Program
100C Funkhouser Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0054
(859) 323-6334

University of Kentucky - Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship: Students transferring to the University of Kentucky for a Fall semester that are current members of Phi Theta Kappa, are eligible to compete for a limited number of Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarships. Awards offered through this program will provide full tuition for in-state student recipients, and provide the difference between resident and non-resident tuition rates for non-resident recipients. The postmark deadline to submit the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship application and all supporting documentation is June 1. Application can be found here: www.uky.edu/AcademicScholarship/transfer.htm.

Contact

Crystal Shepard Student Affairs Officer
128E Funkhouser Building,
Lexington, KY 40506-0054
(859) 257-1535

go.uky.edu/scholarships

University of Louisville

www.louisville.edu/transfer

Amount: $500 - $3,000
Terms:

Awards are merit-based and typically range from $500 to $3,000 per year for 2014-2015 academic year, split over the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters. Students enrolled part-time will receive a partial award. All eligible students will be awarded; Phi Theta Kappa members may be eligible for an additional stipend. Students who transfer to UofL during the Spring 2014 semester are eligible to apply if requirements are met.  Spring 2014 hours and grades at UofL will not be considered in scholarship eligibility (any UofL work completed prior to Spring 2014 will be included). Students most recent college attended must be a KCTCS college. Deadline is April 15th. Apply for the KCTCS Academic Transfer Scholarship online at - louisville.edu/admissions/aid/transfer-scholarship


Apply for the KCTCS Academic Transfer Scholarship online at: www.louisville.edu/admissions/aid/transfer-scholarship

Contact

Office of Transfer Services
transfer@louisville.edu (put "KCTCS Scholarship" in the subject line).

University of the Cumberlands

www.ucumberlands.edu

Amount: up to $10,000
Terms: No application required; minimum GPA of 2.0; scholarship can be combined with other institutional scholarships; renewable

Contact

Russell Carr - Associate Director of Admissions/Transfer Counselor
University of the Cumberlands: Office of Admissions
816 Walnut Street,
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(800) 343-1609 or (606) 304-2650
russell.carr@ucumberlands.edu

twitter page @TransferUC

Western Kentucky University

www.wku.edu

Terms:

Students transferring from a KCTCS institution with an Associate's Degree (received prior to their first fall semester as a transfer student), who enroll full-time and apply between February 1 and April 1, receive the following automatic award (transfer scholarship application required) at WKU for up to 2 academic years: $4000 with overall cumulative GPA 3.75+  (renewable with 3.25 GPA), $3000 with overall cumulative GPA 3.5-3.7499   (renewable with 3.25 GPA), $2000 with overall cumulative GPA 3.25-3.499   (renewable with 3.25 GPA),$1500 with overall cumulative GPA 3.0-3.2499   (renewable with 3.0 GPA) Students must earn at least 24 hours at the end of their first academic year with the appropriate GPA (see above) for the award to be renewed the following year.  Students that do not meet renewal criteria at the end of their first academic year can use the following summer semester to rehabilitate (at their own expense) and eligibility for the award will be re-evaluated.

Contact

Andy Wagoner - Assistant Director of Student Financial Assistance for Academic Scholarships
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11018,
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1020
(270) 745-2755
scholarships@wku.edu