Scholarships for Transfer Students

Transfer Scholarships are awarded to incoming transfer students. Students accepted for admission must apply through the JagSPOT portal to receive consideration for Transfer Scholarships. To ensure maximum consideration, it is imperative students are knowledgeable of the specific requirements associated with all scholarships awarded.

Community College Transfer Scholarships (for students paying IN-STATE tuition)
  • For community college students enrolling in the fall semester.
  • Provides $1,500 per year scholarship for up to two years.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.50 with at least 48 earned hours from their two-year institution.
  • Must be admitted to USA and have completed the scholarship application in JagSPOT by June 15.
  • For more information, Contact the Office of Enrollment Services.

Students may only receive either the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship or the Community College Transfer Scholarship.

Students receiving University scholarships will have the award credited to their tuition and fees due each semester. Any balance from scholarships may be used to pay for associated academic costs such as books at the USA Bookstore, USA Housing and USA Food Service. Annual University scholarships are split between Fall and Spring semesters.

Any awards or scholarships funded by USA are considered institutional aid.  Some examples of institutional aid are admission-based scholarships, departmental awards, employee tuition assistance, housing benefits and athletic scholarships.  USA reserves the right to adjust aid if a student receives multiple scholarship awards or exceeds the institutional maximum.

 

Community College Transfer Scholarships (for students paying OUT-OF-STATE tuition)
  • For community college students enrolling in the fall semester.
  • Provides $3,000 per year scholarship for up to two years.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.50 with at least 48 earned hours from their two-year institution.
  • Must be admitted to USA and have completed the scholarship application in JagSPOT by June 15.
  • For more information, Contact the Office of Enrollment Services.

Students may only receive either the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship or the Community College Transfer Scholarship.

Students receiving University scholarships will have the award credited to their tuition and fees due each semester. Any balance from scholarships may be used to pay for associated academic costs such as books at the USA Bookstore, USA Housing and USA Food Service. Annual University scholarships are split between Fall and Spring semesters.

Any awards or scholarships funded by USA are considered institutional aid.  Some examples of institutional aid are admission-based scholarships, departmental awards, employee tuition assistance, housing benefits and athletic scholarships.  USA reserves the right to adjust aid if a student receives multiple scholarship awards or exceeds the institutional maximum.

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarships (for students paying IN-STATE tuition)
  • Available to Phi Theta Kappa members enrolling in the fall semester.
  • Provides $2,000 scholarships annually for up to two years.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.50 with at least 48 earned hours from their two-year institution.
  • Must be admitted to USA and have completed the scholarship application in JagSPOT by June 15.
  • Phi Theta Kappa members must submit a letter of recommendation from your PTK college advisor.
  • For more information, Contact the Office of Enrollment Services.

Students may only receive either the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship or the Community College Transfer Scholarship.

Students receiving University scholarships will have the award credited to their tuition and fees due each semester. Any balance from scholarships may be used to pay for associated academic costs such as books at the USA Bookstore, USA Housing and USA Food Service. Annual University scholarships are split between Fall and Spring semesters.

Any awards or scholarships funded by USA are considered institutional aid.  Some examples of institutional aid are admission-based scholarships, departmental awards, employee tuition assistance, housing benefits and athletic scholarships.  USA reserves the right to adjust aid if a student receives multiple scholarship awards or exceeds the institutional maximum.

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarships (for students paying OUT-OF-STATE tuition)
  • Available to Phi Theta Kappa members enrolling in the fall semester.
  • Provides $4,000 scholarships annually for up to two years.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.50 with at least 48 earned hours from their two-year institution.
  • Must be admitted to USA and have completed the scholarship application in JagSPOT by June 15.
  • Phi Theta Kappa members must submit a letter of recommendation from your PTK college advisor.
  • For more information, Contact the Office of Enrollment Services.

Students may only receive either the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship or the Community College Transfer Scholarship.

Students receiving University scholarships will have the award credited to their tuition and fees due each semester. Any balance from scholarships may be used to pay for associated academic costs such as books at the USA Bookstore, USA Housing and USA Food Service. Annual University scholarships are split between Fall and Spring semesters.

Any awards or scholarships funded by USA are considered institutional aid.  Some examples of institutional aid are admission-based scholarships, departmental awards, employee tuition assistance, housing benefits and athletic scholarships.  USA reserves the right to adjust aid if a student receives multiple scholarship awards or exceeds the institutional maximum.

All-State Academic Team 1st & 2nd Team (for students paying IN-STATE tuition)
  • Available to All-State CC Academic Team members.
  • Provides $1,000 per year scholarship for up to two years.
  • Minimum GPA of a 3.75 with at least 48 earned hours from their two-year institution.
  • Must provide documentation of All-State Academic 1st or 2nd Team.
  • Must be admitted to USA and have completed the scholarship application in JagSPOT by June 15.
  • For more information, Contact the Office of Enrollment Services.

Students receiving University scholarships will have the award credited to their tuition and fees due each semester. Any balance from scholarships may be used to pay for associated academic costs such as books at the USA Bookstore, USA Housing and USA Food Service. Annual University scholarships are split between Fall and Spring semesters.

Any awards or scholarships funded by USA are considered institutional aid.  Some examples of institutional aid are admission-based scholarships, departmental awards, employee tuition assistance, housing benefits and athletic scholarships.  USA reserves the right to adjust aid if a student receives multiple scholarship awards or exceeds the institutional maximum.

All-State Academic Team 1st & 2nd Team (for students paying OUT-OF-STATE tuition)
  • Available to All-State CC Academic Team members.
  • Provides $2,000 per year scholarship for up to two years.
  • Minimum GPA of a 3.75 with at least 48 earned hours from their two-year institution.
  • Must provide documentation of All-State Academic 1st or 2nd Team.
  • Must be admitted to USA and have completed the scholarship application in JagSPOT by June 15.
  • For more information, Contact the Office of Enrollment Services.

Students receiving University scholarships will have the award credited to their tuition and fees due each semester. Any balance from scholarships may be used to pay for associated academic costs such as books at the USA Bookstore, USA Housing and USA Food Service. Annual University scholarships are split between Fall and Spring semesters.

Any awards or scholarships funded by USA are considered institutional aid.  Some examples of institutional aid are admission-based scholarships, departmental awards, employee tuition assistance, housing benefits and athletic scholarships.  USA reserves the right to adjust aid if a student receives multiple scholarship awards or exceeds the institutional maximum.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

In addition to scholarships listed above, the University of South Alabama offers more than 600 scholarships, many of which are based on a student’s academic discipline, leadership, other student interests or other qualifying factors. 

To review a list of 'Recommended Opportunities', specific to you, log in to your JagSPOT profile and complete the General Scholarship Application. You may also review all University opportunities on the A-Z Scholarship Directory or the Departmental Scholarship Directory


NOTE: Be sure to check the scholarship list each year to review any new or updated opportunities. You must fill out a new General Scholarship Application each academic year to be eligible for current year opportunities.

The University of South Alabama provides equal educational opportunities to and is open and accessible to all qualified students without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex or qualified handicap/disability, with respect to all of its programs and activities.