Transfer Scholarship

Bearkat Transfer Scholarships

Bearkat Transfer Scholarships will automatically be offered for Fall 2019.  Funds for Fall 2019/Spring 2020 are limited, and awards will be offered on a first-come, first serve basis. Apply for admission to SHSU today!   No application is required other than applying for admission to Sam Houston State University!

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Award amount
Transfer GPA (Cumulative)
Minimum Renewable GPA
(SHSU Hours)
3.50 - 3.99
3.00 - 3.49
2.75 - 2.99

                Transfer Scholarship Conditions

      1. First-time SHSU student, enrolling full-time at SHSU (must not have previously enrolled 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,
    5. Have not yet obtained your first bachelor's degree, and
    6. Maintain SHSU GPA listed on the chart above.

Scholarship recipients will be notified by email with instructions on how to accept the offer.

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