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Scholarship Services

Transfer Student Scholarships

Kean University offers scholarship opportunities to our transfer student population. These scholarships can be divided into 2 categories.

No Application Required

The Transfer Merit Scholarship is a one-time $1,000 scholarship, awarded via the Office of Admissions based on academic performance at an accepted transfer student’s previous institution of higher education, demonstrating a minimum 3.0 GPA and either an associates degree or comparable coursework totaling a minimum of 60 credits, as determined by Admissions.

Application Required

Transfer students can apply for several Kean University Foundation Scholarships via an online application that is available between December 1st and March 1st for the following Fall semester. There is no need to apply individually for each scholarship, as the one online application will put you in the running for all of those which are available. While all transfer students who complete the application are eligible to compete for the following scholarships, the online application will also match candidates with many other KUF awards, depending on criteria fulfillment and annual availability.

Kean University Foundation Transfer Scholarship 
This two-year scholarship is for incoming transfer students holding an associate’s degree who have a minimum 3.85 GPA.

Phi Theta Kappa Annual Scholarship 
Granted to a select number of incoming transfer students who are Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members. Candidates must have a minimum 3.5 GPA with an associate’s degree by May 1 of the current academic year. 

Kean Ocean Scholarships
Awarded to students enrolled in the Kean Ocean program with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need. 

Robert Busch Transfer Scholarship in Design
Awarded to an incoming transfer student from County College of Morris. The qualified student must submit a portfolio of creative work to Robert Busch School of Design faculty, have a minimum 2.8 GPA and proven financial need. 

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