Transfer Academic Application

How to apply

Complete the online application below to apply for the Transfer Academic Scholarship. Late applications will not be accepted.

We recommend developing a list of the colleges you attended and the hours you earned at each prior to starting the application as the online application must be completed in one sitting

Transfer Academic Scholarship


$1,500 per year

Number available



Apply for admission and complete the online Transfer Academic Scholarship Application by March 1 for students entering in the summer or fall semesters or by October 1 for students entering in the spring semester.

Selection criteria

Students must either have completed (or must complete prior to their first semester at MSU) at least 42 transferable credit hours at the community college with a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or higher.

General transfer scholarship policies (above) also apply.

Renewal criteria

Renewable for one year for students who successfully complete 27 hours at MSU with a cumulative MSU grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

Additional information

This scholarship can be combined with the Transfer STEM Scholarship or Diversity in Education Scholarship for Transfer Students to a combined maximum value of $4,500, as well as with any of the out-of-state tuition waivers below.

Transfer Academic Scholarship application

Before completing the online application, we recommend that you review the required information in advance and have all materials ready to submit, as you must complete the application in one sitting.

Application deadlines

  • October 1 - Spring semester
  • March 1 - Fall semester

General Information

Academic Criteria

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Please list all colleges previously attended with dates of attendance, number of hours and degrees (if any) completed at each institution. Please use a separate line for each entry.

Example: Ozarks Technical Community College, Jan 2013 - May 2015, 62 hours, AA degree

Please make sure that the Office of Admissions has received all transcripts by the March 1 (Fall only) or October 1 (Spring only) application deadlines.

Transcripts and test scores can be sent to:
Missouri State Admissions
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897