Amount: $5700 to $15,000
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 $15,000 per year.
Assistant Dean of Admission
2001 Newburg Road,
Louisville, KY 40205
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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.
2220 Berea College,
Berea, KY 40404,
Amount: $3,000 to $5000 per year based on GPA
You must enroll full-time on the main campus; renewable annually.
Kenny Lawson - Transfer Coordinator
Campbellsville University: Admissions Office
One University Drive,
Campbellsville, KY 42718
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:
Eastern Kentucky University
SSB CPO 56,
Richmond, KY 40475
Amount: $5,000 for members of Phi Theta Kappa
Terms: Must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa and accepted as a degree-seeking student. No scholarship application required, but admission application must be submitted by February 1.
1 (800) 788-9985
400 E. College St.,
Georgetown, KY 40324
Gold: Pays in-state tuition, room, board, fees, & $400 book stipend (3.7 to 4.0 GPA & completion of 40 or more college credit hrs)
Green: Pays in-state tuition and 1/2 room & board (3.5 GPA & completion of 40 or more college credit hrs)
Thorobred: Pays In-state tuition (3.0 GPA & completion of 40 or more college credit hrs)
Whitney Young Jr Scholarship: One time award of $500 to $1500 (2.8 GPA & completion of 24 or more college credit hrs)
400 E. Main St.,
Frankfort, KY 40601
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.
Lauren W. Lee - Director of Admissions & Transfer Coordinator
Kentucky Wesleyan College
3000 Frederica Street,
Owensboro, KY 42301
Amount: Up to $6,000 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 2.08 and a STEM GPA of 3.0, demonstrate financial need and preferentially be a member of underrepresented gourps (first-generation, woman, or racial/ethnic minority). Deadline for Transfer students to apply is April 1.
Dr. Evelyn Hiatt
Kentucky Wesleyan College
3000 Frederica Street,
Owensboro, KY 42301
Amount: $700 per term
Terms: Must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa and meet minimum 3.5 GPA; renewable.
Charity Ferguson - Director of Admissions
210 Lindsey Wilson Street,
Columbia, KY 42728
Amount: Reduced tuition rate equal to 12 hours KCTCS tuition
Terms: Must be a KCTCS transfer student; completed at least 36 hours; minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA; submit scholarship application with transcripts by May 31; renewable. Cannot be combined with other scholarship awards
Jen Crisp - Transfer Counselor
Morehead State University
100 Admissions Center
Morehead, KY 40351
Amount: $1000/semester first year full-time: $500/semester first year full-time
Terms: Must have 3.25 minimum GPA; minimum 48 transferable credit hours; renewable; one year award only. Students may apply for Continuing Undergraduate Academic Scholarship
302 Lowry Center,
Murray, KY 42071
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; 2.5 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
Irelynne Estevez - Coordinator of Transfer Services
Northern Kentucky University: Office of Admissions
LAC 400 Nunn Drive,
Highland Heights, KY 41099
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. Phi Theta Kappa current/active members can receive a renewable, $1000 per year scholarship.
310 College Street,
Barbourville, KY 40906
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 can be found here - www.uky.edu/AcademicScholarship/transfer.htm
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.
Office of Academic Scholarships
University of Kentucky
100H Funkhouser Building,
Lexington, KY 40506-0054
Amount: $500 - $3,000
Terms: April 15 scholarship application deadline. Enroll fall semester and must be during the year award is granted; minimum of 40 transferable credits; a 3.25 cumulative GPA (from all schools attended). Students most recent college attended must be a KCTCS college. Scholarship is renewable and can be combined with other UofL awards. If enrolled in spring classes, submit official transcripts by May 30.
Please note: Students may apply if they currently do not have a 3.25 transferable GPA or 40 transferable hours but anticipate they will at the end of the spring semester.
Apply for the KCTCS Academic Transfer Scholarship online at: www.louisville.edu/admissions/aid/transfer-scholarship
Office of Transfer Services
firstname.lastname@example.org (put "KCTCS Scholarship" in the subject line).
Amount: up to $8,500
Terms: No application required; minimum GPA of 2.0; scholarship can be combined with other institutional scholarships; renewable
Russell Carr - Associate Director of Admissions/Transfer Counselor
University of the Cumberlands: Office of Admissions
816 Walnut Street,
Williamsburg, KY 40769
Amount: Full-time students receive $4000
Terms: Awarded to KCTCS transfer students with an Associate Degree and 3.5 cumulative GPA; renewable for up to two academic years with a 3.5 cumulative GPA; students must complete the WKU Scholarship App for Community/Junior College Transfer Students by the April 1 deadline.
Andy Wagoner - Assistant Director of Student Financial Assistance for Academic Scholarships
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11018,
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1020