Transfer Merit-Based Scholarships

When you apply for admission to S&T, you are also applying for some S&T merit-based scholarships.  

Merit-based scholarships are awarded when you are admitted to S&T and are based on your collegiate academic accomplishments. The following merit-based scholarships are only available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. International students can find additional information on international scholarships here.

Interested in seeing an estimate of your merit scholarship? SCHOLARSHIP CALCULATOR


Transfer Scholarships for the 2024-2025 Academic Year

Transfer students from Missouri

GPA to qualify Award for Missouri residents GPA to renew
4.00 - 3.50 $3,000 annually 3.00
3.49 - 3.25 $1,500 annually 3.00
3.24 - 3.00 $1,000 annually 3.00

Transfer students from out of state

GPA to qualify Award for out of state residents GPA to renew
4.00 - 3.50 $5,000 annually 3.00
3.49 - 3.25 $4,000 annually 3.00
3.24 - 3.00 $2,500 annually 3.00

If you are transferring directly to Missouri S&T from one of our transfer partner institutions, you may qualify for an additional Partners in Excellence Scholarship. (Students in the Missouri State Cooperative program are not eligible for the Partners in Excellence Scholarship.)

Starting Fall 2024, all renewable scholarships are available for a total of eight (8) semesters to full-time students.* All scholarships may be initiated at either the fall or spring semester. Renewal will be based on your cumulative GPA after two full semesters, including GPA on all credit transferred to Missouri S&T.

These scholarships available for U.S. citizens, permanent residents and students pursuing their 1st bachelor's degree. Eligibility criteria and application process are as follows:

  • Admitted transfer students are automatically considered for scholarships (no separate scholarship application required) if they meet application deadlines. Applicants are encouraged to have their admission application and transcripts from all previously attended institutions to the Admissions office by final admissions deadlines to ensure receipt of scholarship.
  • Transfer students must be pursuing their 1st bachelor's degree upon enrollment at Missouri S&T to be considered for scholarships. 
  • Renewal will be based on a cumulative GPA after two semesters at Missouri S&T. Cumulative GPA will include courses transferred in and those taken at Missouri S&T.
  • Students must be enrolled on a full-time basis to receive scholarship. (Full-time is defined as a minimum of 12 hours at Missouri S&T.)
  • The scholarship amounts reflect an annual award with one-half available for the fall semester and one-half for the spring semester (scholarships are not available for summer sessions).
  • Out of state residents who become Missouri residents will be assessed instate tuition and forfeit the out of state merit scholarships.

*Awards made prior to fall 2024 will follow the previous renewal policy (total of four (4) semesters).