Transfer Scholarships

Experience the Difference of a successful and affordable transfer to Slippery Rock University!

Not only do we offer the most flexibility in transferring college credits so your courses aren't lost in the transition, but we also recognize academic accomplishments with scholarships to make your decision to attend as easy as possible. A 3.0 has its privileges! Transfer Admissions awards up to $2000 non-renewable merit scholarship awards to qualified transfer students for Spring and Fall terms, when funding is available.  To 
be considered for these awards, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better as of the last semester completed
  • The last completed semester must have been as full-time status (at least 12 credits)
  • Full-time enrollment (at least 12 credits) at SRU for the first semester in attendance
  • Must complete a FAFSA which can be done at

Eligible candidates are identified through the admissions application process; no additional credentials or forms are needed to apply.  Students in their first semester will be evaluated after final grades have been received by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.  All transfer students will be considered for the merit scholarship awards; financial need may be reviewed depending on the entry term.  All new transfer students should file the FAFSA as soon as possible to ensure the best eligibility.

Apply for admission early to receive fullest consideration.  Scholarships will be awarded until the funds have been depleted. As funds become limited, we reserve the right to alter how and when awards are made.  Questions about scholarships can be directed to Undergraduate Admissions at  Learn more about your successful and affordable transfer today!


Additional Transfer Scholarship Opportunities 

Beck Family Scholarship

The Beck Family Scholarship was created to provide scholarships to students matriculating from Butler County Community College. Applicants must be registered as a full time student and demonstrate financial need. First preference will be granted to those who graduated from Karns City High School in Pennsylvania. Second preference will be granted to a student residing in Bulter County, Pennsylvania. The award amount is $1250 and is renewable for one additional year. Recipient is selected by the Financial Aid office, no additional application is needed.