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Fall Transfer Scholarship

Carthage awards one full-tuition scholarship and one $20,000 per year scholarship to new incoming transfer students who show determination, intelligence and motivation.

Scholarship basics

  • One full-tuition scholarship and one $20,000 per year scholarship.
  • Renewable for up to 3 years.
  • Each competitor will receive a minimum $1,000 grant toward tuition.
  • Application deadline: May 4, 2020.
  • The competition includes a 20-minute interview and a 50-minute essay.
  • Information sessions will be provided on Carthage academics and student life.

Who is eligible?

  • New full-time, degree-seeking transfer students who have been admitted to Carthage for Fall 2020. Not yet admitted? Apply online for admission. (New full-time student teachers and new full-time social work students completing field placement are not eligible for this competition.)
  • Those with at least 12 transferable credits at an accredited college or university.
  • Students with fewer than 12 transferable credits need to have a 3.0+ on a 4.0 scale cumulative high school GPA and a 22+ ACT composite (or 1100 SAT composite).
  • Those with a cumulative college transfer GPA of at least 2.75.

When are applications due?

The application deadline for the Fall 2020 Transfer Scholarship is May 4, 2020. An invite-only competition will be held on May 21, 2020. Due to social distancing, the competition will be held virtually.

How do I apply?


Contact the Office of Admissions: Email or call 262-551-6000