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The A-State Transfer Scholarship is administered through the A-State Financial Aid & Scholarships Office. Any questions concerning the scholarship should be directed to the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office at (870) 972-2310. Arkansas State University reserves the right to make changes to the scholarship program at any time based on available funding and eligible applicants.

Scholarship details

  • The A-State Transfer Scholarship provides up to $4,000 annually split between fall and spring semesters.
  • The A-State Transfer Scholarship provides an additional $1000 annually split between fall and spring semesters for students transferring with an Associate Degree from one of the A-State System campuses. To receive the additional award, recipient must send proof of degree in PDF format to scholarships@astate.edu, along with A-State campus ID and name of campus conferring degree, before the semester begins at AState.  Students in one of the Hybrid programs are ineligible for the additional $1000.
  • The Scholarship is awarded for the duration of six consecutive semesters or through the completion of the undergraduate degree, or until all courses for the degree are completed, whichever occurs first; provided the student maintains all scholarship requirements.
  • Award is only for the A-State campus in Jonesboro or at one of the A-State System University Center campuses (Beebe, Mountain Home or Mid-South University Centers)
  • This scholarship is not available for any of the online degree programs.
  • Students must be seeking their first Bachelor’s Degree.

How to Qualify:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen who is transferring from a two or four-year accredited college.
  • Must have 24 transferrable hours (as determined by A-State Admissions Office) from accredited college with a cumulative 3.25 GPA.
  • AP, CLEP, Military, PLA and Remediation hours are excluded from the required 24 hours.
  • Residents and non-residents of Arkansas are eligible to apply.
  • Current A-State students are ineligible to apply.
  • Students must be fully admitted by July 15 for fall enrollment.
  • Students must be fully admitted by December 15 for spring enrollment.
  • Cannot be combined with any other A-State Institutional Scholarship.
  • Students with only concurrent transfer work while in high school are ineligible.
  • Students that apply the fall or the spring semester directly after high school graduation are ineligible.
  • No scholarship application is required and scholarship awards are mailed to eligible candidates after the student is fully admitted and eligibility is determined.
  • A limited number of awards are available.
  • The deadline for acceptance is 30 days from the date of the scholarship offer.