Transfer Scholarship

Bearkat Transfer Scholarships

 **Funding is no longer available for Fall 2015 first-time transfer students or for Spring 2016 first-time transfer students.**

Bearkat Transfer Scholarships will automatically be offered for Fall 2016.  No application is required other than applying for admission to Sam Houston State University!

Apply today for Admission to SHSU
Award amount
Transfer GPA (Cumulative)
Renewable GPA
(SHSU Hours)
3.5 - 4.0
3.50 - 3.99
3.5 - 4.0
3.00 - 3.49
3.5 - 4.0
2.75 - 2.99
3.25 - 4.0

                Transfer Scholarship Conditions

      1. First-time SHSU student, enrolling full-time at SHSU,
      2. Transfer from an accredited community college or university,
      3. Be an undergraduate student, seeking their first bachelors degree,
      4. Have a minimum of 45 transferable academic credit hours, and
      5. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.


                Renewal Scholarship Conditions

    1. Second year at SHSU,
    2. Received Transfer Scholarship the previous year,
    3. Maintained full-time academic status,
    4. Complete 30 hours of SHSU credits in the academic year, and
    5. Maintain SHSU GPA listed on the chart above.

Funds for Fall 2016/Spring 2017 are limited, and awards will be offered on a first-come, first serve basis. Apply for admission to SHSU today!  Scholarship recipients will be notified by email with instructions on how to accept the offer.

For additional information, contact the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office.