Compared to the tuition rates at other research institutions, it’s plain to see your
dollars go further at Wichita State. Add to this the quality of Wichita State’s programs
and the limitless resources on campus -- and becoming a Shocker makes perfect sense!
Admission deadline extended to April 1, 2023 for fall 2023 scholarship consideration.
ScholarshipUniverse is Wichita State's scholarship-matching tool to connect Shockers
to millions of scholarship dollars at Wichita State and beyond.
Transfer Merit Scholarships, $4,000 - $6,000
We understand one of the most important factors in choosing a college is affordability.
That's why we offer automatic, renewable merit scholarships to incoming transfer students
valued up to $6,000 over two years! Plus, transfer students can apply for additional
scholarships from their college!
Transfer Scholarship Awards
$6,000 ($3,000 per year)
3.5 to 4.0 transfer GPA
$4,000 ($2,000 per year)
3.25 to 3.49 transfer GPA
Spring Transfers: Must be admitted & degree-bound for spring by December 1. Students who choose to
transfer to Wichita State during the spring semester will be considered for Transfer
Merit scholarships awarded for the following fall semester.
Fall Transfers: Must be admitted & degree-bound for fall by February 1. Offers after February 1 will
be based on available funds. **Admission deadline extended to April 1 for fall 2023 admits.**
Who is Eligible?
New, incoming domestic transfer students planning to enroll full-time (12 or more
credit hours per semester).
Students must be directly transferring from another college/university, fully admitted
as degree-bound students, and working on their first bachelor’s degree.
Students must be transferring at least 12 credit hours and have fewer than 75 transfer
hours at the end of the fall term prior to their initial semester at Wichita State.
Students must submit updated college transcript(s) including all transfer credit hours
prior to their corresponding entry (fall or spring) semester at Wichita State.
Students must have a minimum 3.25 transfer GPA.
When Do Awards Begin?
Scholarship offers begin in mid-November for the following academic year and continue
through February 1 or until available funding is exhausted, whichever comes first.
**Admission deadline extended to April 1 for fall 2023 admits.**
About the Scholarship
The scholarship is awarded for two consecutive academic years (excluding summers)or
to the point where the student earns their first bachelor's degree, whichever comes
first. Students must maintain good academic standing at Wichita State to maintain
eligibility for this scholarship award. The scholarship can only be applied to direct
costs; tuition, student fees and on-campus housing. (Cannot be applied to deposits
-- i.e. – housing deposit.)
Maintain a minimum 3.0 overall and semester GPA and
Enroll in and successfully earn at least 12 credit hours each semester (fall and spring).
Phi Theta Kappa All-Academic Team Scholarship, $1,000
The Phi Theta Kapp (PTK) Scholarship provides a one-year award of $1,000 for named
PTK All-Kansas Academic Team Members, first-time, full-time transfers with a minimum
overall transfer GPA of 3.25.
Students must be named a PTK All-Kansas Academic Team member (not just be a member
Students must be fully admitted to Wichita State University in a degree-bound program
by May 1 and be a first-time, full-time transfer student.
Students must have a minimum 3.25 overall transfer GPA.
The PTK Scholarship is a one-year, $1,000 non-renewable scholarship.
The PTK Scholarship is stackable with the Transfer Merit Scholarship, if applicable.
Even More Ways to Fund Your Success
Wichita State students also have access to millions in college-specific scholarships,
plus other forms of financial aid.