Transfer Student Scholarships

Ranked as one of the top public universities in the nation, Arizona State University is known for offering students unprecedented options in higher education. In addition to 300+ undergraduate degree programs, ASU offers a wide range of scholarship opportunities you can use to help pay for tuition, housing, books and other costs when you transfer to ASU. View scholarships for transfer students.

You can search for ASU scholarship programs by major, GPA, college and more at ASU's scholarship website, or use the ASU Scholarship Portal to submit and save scholarship applications (requires an ASURITE User ID and password). You may also be eligible for scholarships related to your major. View private college and departmental scholarships.

To increase your chances of being awarded a scholarship, be sure to apply to transfer to ASU early and complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible. If you need help preparing scholarship applications, ASU also offers valuable scholarship tips and resources to help make your application stand out.

Below you will find information about other transfer student scholarships available at ASU and how to apply.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

This scholarship is for Arizona residents who are part of Phi Theta Kappa. The award is $1,000 a semester ($2,000 for an academic year) and is renewable for up to a total of four semesters. Learn about application details and how to apply for this scholarship.

Transfer Achievement Award

This transfer student scholarship program is available for Arizona residents who transfer from an Arizona community college, have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA and demonstrate financial need. The Transfer Achievement Award is made available in the fall and spring semesters.

Award amounts for this scholarship for transfer students range from $1,000 to $4,000 and can be renewed for a total of four consecutive semesters by completing 24 ASU credit hours with a 2.50 or higher ASU cumulative GPA.

How to apply for the Transfer Achievement Award:

Apply to transfer to ASU.
Priority date for transfer students starting in the fall is
Feb. 1.
Priority date for transfer students starting in the spring is Oct. 1.

Complete the FAFSA.
Priority date for transfer students starting in the fall is
Jan.1. 
Priority date for transfer students starting in the spring is Oct. 1.

View next steps for transfer students to complete fall or spring enrollment.

New American University Transfer Scholarship

ASU offers the New American University Scholarship program for nonresident transfer students who meet high academic standards and have a financial need. To be considered, transfer students must have a completed ASU application for fall admission and a completed FAFSA on file by March 1. (Spring awards are subject to available funds.) Students who apply to transfer to ASU do not need to submit a separate application for this award; transfer students will automatically be considered for eligibility upon admission to Arizona State University.

Get Help with Your Transfer to ASU

Whether you plan to transfer to ASU from a community college or a four-year school, ASU offers tools and resources to help you make the most of your earned credits, choose an undergraduate major or minor, apply for financial aid and more. To get started, contact an ASU transfer specialist.