What does the scholarship cover?
For qualified LSA students, the Transfer Student Scholarship covers educational expenses such as tuition, room and board, and textbooks.
Amounts and Duration
Awards for transfer students are based on a student's financial need and can range anywhere from $1000 to $15,000 per year. These awards are non-renewable.
The application for transfer students opens on January 1st and closes on June 1st. Applicants will receive notifications on a rolling basis April through August.
To qualify for an LSA Transfer Student Scholarship, a student:
- Must be an undergraduate transfer student currently enrolled full-time and pursuing a degree program (or MDDP) in the College of LSA.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (i.e. possess a green card).
- Must apply for and receive need-based support through the Office of Financial Aid.
- Must have a FAFSA and CSS profile on file with the Office of Financial Aid (OFA) and must renew their FAFSA annually.
How do I apply?
All admitted transfer students should apply through our Returning Student Scholarship application. Follow the link below to begin applying. The application process has four steps.
Step one: Verify your Friend Account in Wolverine Access. Instructions to do this are below in our FAQ. If you have forgotten your Friend Account password, you can reset it here.
Step two: Once your Friend Account is verified, click the button below and log in to the LSA Scholarships application portal by using your Friend Account ID and password. If you do not verify your account, you will not be able to log in.
Step three: Complete our general application. When asked which scholarship program you are applying to, click the box for the "Returning Student Scholarship."
Step four: Once the general application has been submitted, you will then be directed to complete the application for the Returning Student Scholarship program. Submit this application for full consideration. If you are applying as an incoming transfer student, you will be considered for both our Transfer Student Scholarships and our Two-Year Renewable Scholarships.