Scholarships for New Incoming Transfer Students

We’re so excited you’ve decided to become a Trojan at UA Little Rock. As a transfer student, you may be eligible for one of our entering transfer scholarships. There are awards for both in-state and out-of-state entering transfer students listed below.

Make sure you apply for admission by August 2 to be considered. You don’t even need to complete a separate application for scholarships! However, it’s wise to also complete the Trojan SMART scholarship application which will give you a chance to receive more scholarships. Be sure to submit that application before the private scholarship deadline: March 1, 2021.

Additional Information:

  • You must be a first-time UA Little Rock student (excluding concurrent classes)
  • You must enroll in a minimum of 15 hours per semester and maintain a 3.0+ cumulative GPA
General Transfer Scholarships
Scholarship Annual Award GPA* Other Criteria
Academic All Star
  • Tuition and Fees for 15 hours of enrollment per semester, awarded at the time of admission
  • Up to 2 years awarded
  • Student must be named an Academic All-Star at an Arkansas two-year college.
Trojan Transfer
  • $5,000 tuition and fees
  • Up to 2 years awarded
3.5
  • Have 12 or more **transferable credits hours from most recent transfer institution prior to Spring 2021
  • Arkansas or Contiguous State Resident
    *Transfer GPA will be based on the GPA from most recent transfer institution
  • $4,000 tuition and fees
  • Up to 2 years awarded
3.25
  • $3,000 tuition and fees
  • Up to 2 years awarded
3.0
Transfer2STEM Scholarship
  • Full Tuition
  • Up to 4 semesters awarded
3.0
  • Arkansas resident
  • Must be native only to UA-PTC or ASU Beebe with 30+ transferable hours
  • Must be an undergraduate in a Donaghey College of STEM program
  • Requires submission of the Trojan SMART general scholarship application by March 1st
Out-of-state Entering Transfer Students
Add to any eligible award
Scholarship Annual Award Other Criteria
Contiguous State Waiver Waives the out-of-state portion of tuition
  • Must meet requirements for admission
  • Must be degree-seeking
  • Must reside in a
    contiguous state (LA, MO, MS, OK, TN, TX).
New Arkansan NonResident Tuition Award Pays 90% of the difference between resident and nonresident tuition
  • For students not receiving other waivers for out-of-state charges
  • Minimum of a 3.0 *transfer GPA
  • 12 or more **transferable credit hours from most recent transfer institution prior to Spring 2021
    *Transfer GPA will be based on the GPA from most recent transfer institution
Privately-funded Scholarships $1,000 – $5,000
  • Over $2 million in scholarships funded through the generosity of private donors
  • Criteria vary with each scholarship
*GPA:
Minimum transfer GPA at the time of application.
**Transferable hours:
 The number of hours that transfer to UA Little Rock after transcript articulation.

Now, a few housekeeping items:

  • Institutional scholarships may only be awarded to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • We cannot guarantee an award to each applicant due to the competitive nature of scholarships.
  • You may receive multiple award offers for Transfer Awards, but only one may be utilized.
  • Transfer scholarships are available to pay direct expenses (tuition, fees, and room and board) that are charged to a student’s UA Little Rock student account after all waivers or discounts are applied.
  • No portion of academic scholarship funds are refunded to the student.

We can’t wait for you to join the Trojan family! If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out. You can reach us at 501-916-3035 or send an email to financialaid@ualr.edu