Scholarships for Transfer Students

To be considered a transfer student, you need to have completed 30 or more semester credit hours at an accredited college or university

To be eligible for scholarships, please do the following:

  • Complete the application for admissions to WSU.
  • Complete the scholarship application via the eWeber portal before the deadline (the earlier you apply, the more competitive you will be for the scholarship).

Available Scholarships for Transfer Students

Out of State students (nonresident), please reference the WeberEdge Academic Housing Scholarship.

Utah Resident - Academic Scholarships
Academic scholarships are based on your cumulative grade point average from your previous institution(s). 

High Honors/Honors and Achievement Scholarship:

  • Awarded to transfer students for first year of study at WSU
  • One-year (two semester) waiver of partial in-state tuition
  • Must maintain full-time status and a 2.5 cumulative GPA

Emerging Leaders Scholarship

  • Awarded to transfer students for their first year at WSU
  • Based on leadership experiences and community involvement
  • One-year (two semester) waiver of half in-state tuition
  • Must maintain full-time status, a 2.5 cumulative GPA and be active in WSU Student Government/Activities
  • EM Scholarship Application


Wildcat Activity Scholarships

Activity scholarships are awarded to students who participate in various campus activities. Here are just a few of the organizations offering activity scholarships:
  • Athletics (including basketball, cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field and volleyball)
  • Club sports (including bowling, hockey, rodeo and men's soccer)
  • Debate
  • Honors Program
  • KWCR Radio
  • The Signpost student newspaper
For more information about applying for activity scholarships, and a complete listing of the available scholarships, click here.

Financial Need-Based Scholarships

  • Awarded to students with financial need
  • Must complete the FAFSA (Free Application of Federal Student Aid) online at least two weeks before March 1 to be considered for need-based scholarships
  • Requirements vary per scholarship
Many need-based scholarships go unused. Even if you think you might not be eligible, we encourage you to apply for need-based scholarships through the eWeber portal.


Donor-Sponsored Departmental Scholarships

  • Awarded through the academic college of your departmental major
  • Priority given to continuing students with 60+ hours
  • Requirements vary per scholarship
  • It is your responsibility to see that your major is declared correctly 
For more information about donor-sponsored departmental scholarships, contact your department chair's office.

Donor-Sponsored Special-Condition Scholarships


  • Awarded to students fitting very specific criteria
  • In some instances, verification must be provided to the WSU Scholarship Office. Students will be contacted by Wildcat e-mail requesting their additional information and verification. (Set up your Wildcat e-mail account here). 
For more information about donor-sponsored special-condition scholarships, click here.

Army ROTC – Military Science Scholarships

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must graduate before age 27
  • Must maintain full-time status and a 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Scholarships cover full tuition, student fees and stipend

For further information, contact the Department of Military Science at 801-626-6518.

T. H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan Payment

  • For students already admitted into the Department of Teacher Education 
  • Loan is repaid by teaching one year in Utah’s public schools for each year the loan is received

T. H. Bell Teaching Incentive application form

For further information, contact the WSU Teacher Education Advisement Center in Room ED 230 or visit