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Scholarships & Financial Aid offers scholarships for incoming transfer students. Students apply for university level scholarships through the ApplyTexas Transfer Admissions application.

The Transfer Scholarship is designed to recognize outstanding students who will be transferring to Texas A&M University. In some cases, students are required to have completed at least 24 hours at their previous institution. The annual awards range from $500 to $3,000. Selection criteria for the Transfer Scholarship include, but are not limited to, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, leadership, major, and, in some instances, financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you are not a Texas resident, you may be eligible to receive a non-resident tuition waiver after receiving a competitive scholarship of $1,000 or more from Texas A&M University.
Eligibility
You must be an admitted undergraduate transfer student in order to be considered for Transfer Scholarships.
Duration
Some transfer scholarships are multi-semester scholarships while other awards are one semester in duration. For multi-semester transfer scholarships, students must continually meet the scholarship requirements for each awarded semester in order to receive the semester’s award amount.
Application
Students may apply using the ApplyTexas Application for Transfer Admissions.
Deadline
The scholarship deadlines follow the ApplyTexas Application for Transfer Admission deadlines. Please visit the Important Dates page for application deadlines.
The colleges at Texas A&M University offer generous scholarships for incoming freshmen, current students and transfer students. Scholarships are awarded on a variety of factors, including academic merit, financial need, choice of major, leadership activities and more. Application procedures and deadlines vary in each college.

Click on your college below to learn about scholarship opportunities within your college.
 
Note: Call your college’s main office to ask if there are any additional scholarships for which you can apply in your college or department. You can click here for College/Department contacts.

The Texas A&M University Dependent Children of Faculty/Staff and Support Staff Scholarship Programs are designed to provide scholarships to dependent children of Texas A&M University (TAMU) Faculty, Staff and Support Staff. Funding for these programs is available from a Quasi-Endowment.

These programs are designed to recognize the contributions of TAMU employees in the workplace and in the community by rewarding their children on the basis of need and academic achievement. Fifty percent of scholarship awards will be evaluated on academic merit. The remaining fifty percent will be awarded on a combination of need and merit. The scholarships are $1,500 per year and vary in length from one to four years depending on the student's undergraduate classification. All scholarships must be used at TAMU in College Station.

Eligibility
  • Students must be admitted and planning to attend TAMU in College Station during the upcoming fall semester or a full-time undergraduate student.
  • Students must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 15 to be considered for need-based scholarships.
  • Students must be the dependent child of a current faculty, staff or support staff employee at Texas A&M University, Health Science Center, or Chartwell (does not include TEES, TEEX or any other system employer).
  • The student's parent(s) must have been continuously employed at Texas A&M University, Health Science Center, or Chartwells for at least 2 years prior to the student's scholarship application in a full-time position budgeted at least 50% TAMU funds.
  • Maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPR.
Note – Dependent Children of Law School Employees will not be eligibile to apply until August 12, 2015 – 2 years following the parents official employment date with Texas A&M.
Duration

The awards vary in length from one to four years, depending upon your undergraduate classification.

Application

Students may apply using the ApplyTexas Application for Transfer Admissions.

Deadline

March 1, 2017

The Foundation Excellence Award is open to entering freshmen, currently-enrolled students at TAMU-College Station, and transfer students from under-represented groups, including minorities and students from economically or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds. Recipients must attend Texas A&M in College Station and must be legal residents of the United States. Students' academic qualifications, extracurricular activities and financial need are considered in selection.
Incoming Freshman
Opens – August 1, 2016
Deadline – December 1, 2016
Entering freshmen can apply on line using the ApplyTexas Application.
Continuing Students
Opens – October 15, 2016
Deadline – February 1, 2017
Continuing students can apply online using the Texas A&M Combined Continuing Aggie Scholarship Application.
Transfer Students
Spring 2017
Opens – August 1, 2016
Deadline – October 15, 2016
Summer and Fall 2017
Opens – January 1, 2017
Deadline – March 1, 2017
Transfer students can apply online using the ApplyTexas Application for Admissions and Scholarships.

The Terry Transfer Scholarship is intended to provide scholarships at $13,000 to outstanding transfer students for a two or three year award period, depending on when the number of hours you entered into Texas A&M with. In selection of transfer students there are several variables that will be reviewed, transfer GPR, extracurricular activities, employment and community service.

Students transferring into Texas A&M in a fall semester are eligible to apply and be considered for this scholarship. To determine whether or not you might be eligible to apply for and/or receive the Terry Transfer Scholarship, please visit our Terry Transfer Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.

Texas A&M University awards two types of scholarships to highly qualified Texas community college Phi Theta Kappa transfer students. These scholarships are renewable for two years.

The TAMU Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarships are designed to recognize outstanding transfer students who will be attending Texas A&M University. Students must transfer directly from a Texas community college and have been actively involved with the Phi Theta Kappa chapter associated with their campus immediately prior to transfer. Students must complete at least 24 hours at their previous community college and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPR while at Texas A&M University. The award ranges from $1,500 to $10,000 dollars annually and is renewable for up to 2 years. Selection criteria for the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship include, but are not limited to, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, leadership, PTK involvement, academic major, and, in some instances, financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Eligibility
  • You must be a Texas resident.
  • You must be a first time undergraduate degree seeking transfer from a Texas community college.
  • You must be an active member of the Phi Theta Kappa chapter associated with the community college from which you are immediately transferring at the time of application.  If you are inducted into Phi Theta Kappa after submitting your Apply Texas application, you will not be able to make changes to your application.
  • To renew, each semester recipients are required to maintain enrollment in at least 12 credit hours in each of the fall and spring semesters, a minimum cumulative GPR of 3.0, and not be on conduct probation. This scholarship is renewable for up to two (2) years or four semesters.
Duration
The Texas A&M University Phi Theta Kappa scholarship is awarded for two years. Students who apply for spring will be considered for fall scholarships as well.
Application
Students may apply using the ApplyTexas Application for Transfer Admissions.
Deadline
The scholarship deadlines follow the ApplyTexas Application for Domestic Transfer Admission deadlines. Please visit the Important Dates page for application deadlines.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship provides outstanding community college students with financial need assistance to attend a four-year college or university. The award is intended to cover a substantial portion of education related expenses and varies in amount.

Eligibility
  • You must be nominated by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Faculty Representative at your two-year institution.
  • Each two-year institution may nominate up to two candidates.
For more information, please visit the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation website.