Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

In-State Transfer Student Scholarships

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Welcome to the Panther Family! Below are some scholarship opportunities awarded to Iowa Resident Transfer Students.

Students are considered for these scholarships upon their admission to UNI. Students must have at least 30 transferrable credits (after high school) to be eligible for any of the following scholarships. Students must be full-time at UNI to receive any of the following scholarships.

Transfer students will be automatically considered for the scholarships listed below. Scholarships are renewable with continuous full-time enrollment and good academic standing.


SCHOLARSHIP
 


AWARD AMOUNT
 


REQUIREMENTS
 

Transfer Scholars Award

$1,000 for first year at UNI 30 transferrable credits post high school, 3.25+ college GPA

Transfer Success Award

$1,000 for second year at UNI Pell Grant Eligible, completed 24 or more hours at UNI with 3.0+ GPA
Eligible students may also receive:

UNI-T.E.D Scholarship*

$4,000 ($2,000/year for 2 years) 3.0+ GPA
$2,000 ($1,000/year for 2 years) 2.5+ GPA

* To qualify for the UNI-T.E.D. Scholarship students must identify as being part of a traditionally underrepresented population (African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Alaskan Native or American Indian, Asian American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, or Multiracial) OR have participate in a TRIO program.

 

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarships: Must complete a PTK Transfer Scholarship Confirmation form, available online: Admissions Forms. This $1,000 may be renewed for a second year if a student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and continuous, full-time enrollment at UNI.  Students are encouraged to submit their PTK scholarship form by March 1, as funds are limited. No PTK Scholarships will be awarded after the start of the semester.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All Iowa Academic Scholarships: This $2,000 scholarship is renewable for a second year with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and continuous, full-time enrollment.  Visit ptk.org/scholarships for more information. Send a copy of your All Iowa Academic award certificate or confirmation letter to:
Office of Admissions
002 Gilchrist Hall
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0018

All-USA Academic Team Award: This $5,000 scholarship is renewable for a second year with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and continuous, full-time enrollment. Send a copy of your All-USA Academic Team award certificate or confirmation letter to:
Office of Admissions
002 Gilchrist Hall
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0018

Roy J. Carver Scholarships: Apply by April 1 and receive additional information by visiting carvertrust.org or finaid.uni.edu/roy-j-carver-scholarship.

All other scholarships at UNI require the completion of the UNI Scholarship Application. This application allows students to apply for scholarships available in specific majors and other University departments.