Transfer Scholarships



If you have applied as a transfer student to FAU and would like to be considered for any of the scholarships listed below, please fill out our Transfer Scholarship Application.


You can no longer apply for these scholarships for the 2017-2018 Academic Year as the deadline (March 1, 2017)  for applications has passed.


 Please note:  In order to be considered for these scholarships, you must meet at least the minimum scholarship requirements for each award. If you are awarded a transfer student scholarship, you must be accepted to FAU for Summer 2017 or Fall 2017 to accept your scholarship award. Awardees will be determined after the application deadline of March 1, 2017. Submitting an application does not guarantee you a scholarship award.


  Honors/Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship - $8,000 

  $3,200 per year for incoming junior transfers with minimum 3.5 GPA. Eligible students are graduates of the Honors Program or member sin the Phi Theta Kappa chapter at a Florida College System institution. A letter of recommendation from an Honors or PTK advisor is required. The scholarship is renewable for up to five semesters.


Community College Scholars Award - $7,500  

$3,000 per year for incoming transfer students from one of Florida’s College System institutions. A minimum 3.0 GPA and letter of recommendation from a Florida College System institution advisor are required.


All-Academic Team Scholars- $7,500  

$3,000 per year to members of the Florida College System All-Academic Team. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Renewable for up to five semesters while a full-time student at FAU. The deadline for nominations is June 1 for transfers entering in the following fall or spring semester. 

Brain Bowl - $5,625  

$2,250 per year for students on the winning brain bowl team. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Renewable for up to five semesters or until graduation. Candidates for nomination must notify the FAU Undergraduate Admissions Office by June 1 for transfers entering in the following fall or spring semester.


Depan Transfer Scholarship Indian River Community College- $4,000  

$2,000 per year, renewable up to two years, is offered to students transferring to FAU from Indian River State College. Eligibility criteria includes a minimum 3.0 GPA and recognition through Honors Program participation or identification as a State College Scholar. 


M. Brenn Green Scholarship- $1,000  

$1,000 per year, available for transfer students majoring in one of the following areas: anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography, health administration, political science, social work or sociology. Eligibility criteria includes a minimum GPA of 3.0 and submissions of the scholarship application. The scholarship is renewable up to two semesters.  


Depan International Transfer Student Scholarship- $4,000  

$2,000 per year, for a student transferring to FAU on a student or scholar visa. Eligibility include: 3.0 minimum GPA, outstanding academic achievement, English proficiency required for admission to FAU and community service or high school involvement. 



Awards $500 in the fall semester once accepted into the program and $1,500 in the spring once research is secured, available for undergraduate transfer students with a declared major in the following colleges: College of Science or College of Engineering and Computer Science. Eligibility criteria includes a minimum GPA of 3.0, transfer from another institution, previously awarded an A.A or A.S degree, and submission of the program application. The scholarship is nonrenewable. The application is located at .  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry .


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Office of Undergraduate Admissions




Additional scholarships are available through the FAU Alumni Association, FAU’s Office of Financial Aid, and through individual academic colleges.

International Student Scholarship Opportunities

Student Financial Aid

FAU Financial Aid - Other Scholarships


 Last Modified 3/6/17