Tiger Transfer Scholarship
Beginning with the 2014-2015 academic year, transfer students who meet the requirements below will be considered for the Tiger Transfer Scholarship.
Priority Deadline & Application
All applicants are urged to apply for admission by the priority deadline of April 15 for full consideration, as funding is limited for this award. No additional scholarship application is required. Award notification will begin after the priority deadline.
|Transfer GPA||Hours Earned & In-Progress or Degree Earned||Other||Resident Award per Year||Nonresident Award per Year|
|Tiger Transfer: Phi Theta Kappa*||3.5||48 consecutive college-level transferable credit hours at a community college||Current member of Phi Theta Kappa||$5,000||$5,000|
|Tiger Transfer: Excellence||3.5||Associate degree from a community college||$1,500||$3,000|
|Tiger Transfer||3.5||30 college-level transferable credit hours||$1,000||$1,500|
*one award available per year
GPA & Credit Hours
Each student’s GPA will be calculated based on the most recently completed semester prior to the April 15 priority date. Credit hours in progress will be calculated into total credit hours.
Semester of Entry
Students must be admitted as a full-time undergraduate degree-seeking transfer student for the fall semester. Priority will be given to applicants for the fall semester. As funding is available, scholarships will be awarded for other semesters.
Students who have received a bachelor’s degree are not eligible for any of the above awards.
Phi Theta Kappa Award
Recipients of the Tiger Transfer: Phi Theta Kappa Award must enroll at LSU immediately following their current two-year college.
Tiger Bridge Program
Students who participated in the Tiger Bridge Program are not eligible for this award.
Semesters of Eligibility
Students will be awarded the appropriate number of semesters below depending on how many hours of college-level transferable coursework have been earned. Please note that students enrolled in a university-approved five-year undergraduate program may request review for two additional semesters of eligibility, pending no bachelor’s degree has been earned.
|Hours Earned||Scholarship Duration|