Transfer Scholarships


A scholarship application is required for the following transfer student scholarships. 


All Office of Undergraduate Admissions scholarships are limited in number, competitive, and are awarded annually on a rolling basis early in the scholarship cycle to admitted transfer students beginning in Summer or Fall . Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee a scholarship. Applicants must meet minimum requirements to be considered for each award.

Application Deadline: April 15

Awardees will be determined once the application deadline has passed. 

Honors/Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

$3,200 per year for incoming junior transfers with minimum 3.5 GPA. Eligible students are graduates of the Honors Program or member in 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

$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

$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

$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

$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 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

$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.  

LINK Scholarship

Limited awards of $2,000 per year to LINK participants. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Renewable for up to two semesters while a full-time student at FAU. A scholarship application is not required for this award, however, students must be registered in the LINK Transfer Success Program, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and meet with their LINK Advisor at least two times prior to transferring for consideration. Applicants will also need to submit an essay no more than 300 words, explaining a special attribute or accomplishment that sets them apart to

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 The following Undergraduate Admissions scholarships require a FAFSA to be on file with the Financial Aid department in addition to a scholarship application, as demonstrating financial need is an eligibility requirement. This award cannot be combined with any other merit-based Admissions scholarship.


Transfer Educational Achievement Award

$3,000 per year, for a student transferring to FAU from one of Florida’s College System Institutions. Student must submit a scholarship application via the Office of Financial Aid, have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. 



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.

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


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