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Transfer Admissions Scholarships & Grants

Please see the Transfer Scholarship Application Timeline for more information regarding application deadlines for each term.

Students who qualify may only receive one of the following Admissions Scholarships.

The following scholarships and grants are competitive and based on funding. Admissions scholarships will be awarded on a rolling, first-come, first-served basis. It is recommended that students apply early. Students must complete the scholarship application to be eligible for Admissions scholarships.

The scholarship application deadline for students transferring in Spring 2023 is December 15, 2022. All materials including college transcript and letters of recommendation must be submitted to Tech prior to January 15, 2023 for consideration.

Tech Transfer Pride Scholarship*

A three-year scholarship for incoming transfer students who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien
  • Must be transferring from a Tennessee community college with at least 12 transferable credit hours;
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative transfer GPA.

Awards are competitive and are not guaranteed. Award amounts will range from $1000 to $3,000 per academic year. It is renewable for up to three years (six semesters) as long as the student maintains full-time undergraduate enrollment and has a 3.00 overall cumulative (Tech) GPA by the end of their second semester at Tech.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship*

A three-year scholarship for incoming transfer students who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien
  • Must be transferring from a Tennessee community college with an A.A., A.S. or A.A.S. degree or at least 60 transferable credit hours;
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative transfer GPA;
  • Must be a member in good standing of Phi Theta Kappa;
  • Must submit a letter of recommendation (through ScholarWeb) from the Phi Theta Kappa advisor at student's present college/university.

Awards are competitive and are not guaranteed. Award amounts will be $3,000 per year. This scholarship is renewable for up to three years (six semesters) as long as the student maintains full-time continuous undergraduate enrollment and has a 3.00 overall combined (Tech) GPA by the end of their second semester at Tech. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded. 

All-Tennessee Academic Team Scholarship*

A three-year scholarship for incoming transfer students who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien
  • Must be a Phi Theta Kappa member chosen by your Tennessee Board of Regents Community College to be their designated selection for the All-Tennessee Academic Team.

Awards are competitive and are not guaranteed. Award amounts will be $4,000 per year. The scholarship is renewable for three years (six semesters) as long as the student maintains continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment and has a 3.00 overall combined (Tech) GPA by the end of their second semester at Tech.

Beginning in Fall 2023, Tennessee Tech offers guaranteed Tech Transfer Pride scholarships to new transfer students who meet the minimum requirements and apply for admission by May 1, 2023

College transcripts must be received by June 1, 2023 for the purpose of establishing scholarship eligibility.

In order to be considered for additional departmental scholarships, transfer students must complete a scholarship application. The priority deadline for greatest consideration is January 15th, 2023, with a final deadline of May 1, 2023.

Tech Transfer Pride Scholarship*

Transfer GPA Annual Amount Three-Year Total
3.75+ $3,000 $9,000
3.5-3.74 $2,000 $6,000
3.25-3.49 $1,500 $4,500
3.0-3.24 $1,000 $3,000

A guaranteed three-year scholarship for incoming transfer students who meet the minimum requirements and apply for admission by May 1, 2023. 

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien;
  • Must be transferring with at least 12 transferable credit hours;
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative transfer GPA.

It is renewable for up to three years (six semesters) as long as the student maintains full-time undergraduate enrollment and has a 3.00 overall cumulative (Tech) GPA by the end of their second semester at Tech and each semester thereafter.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship*

A three-year scholarship for incoming transfer students who complete a scholarship application by May 1 and meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien
  • Must be transferring from a Tennessee community college with an A.A., A.S. or A.A.S. degree or at least 60 transferable credit hours;
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative transfer GPA;
  • Must be a member in good standing of Phi Theta Kappa (verified through the PTK Connect portal);

Awards are competitive and are not guaranteed. Award amounts will be $3,000 per year. This scholarship is renewable for up to three years (six semesters) as long as the student maintains full-time continuous undergraduate enrollment and has a 3.00 overall combined (Tech) GPA by the end of their second semester at Tech. A limited number of these scholarships will be awarded. 

All-Tennessee Academic Team Scholarship*

A three-year scholarship for incoming transfer students who complete a scholarship application by May 1 and meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien
  • Must be a Phi Theta Kappa member chosen by your Tennessee Board of Regents Community College to be their designated selection for the All-Tennessee Academic Team.

Awards are competitive and are not guaranteed. Award amounts will be $4,000 per year. The scholarship is renewable for three years (six semesters) as long as the student maintains continuous full-time undergraduate enrollment and has a 3.00 overall combined (Tech) GPA by the end of their second semester at Tech.

Please Note

*Students may only receive one of these awards. If a student is eligible for more than one award, they will be offered the greater of the two.

Tennessee Technological University reserves the right to limit scholarship/grant awards if necessary funding is not available.

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