Transfer Student Scholarships & Grants

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship – Simpson College awards a renewable scholarship of $18,500 - $19,000 to community college students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.  Applicants must be current members seeking full-time enrollment at Simpson College.  To receive the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, students must be admitted for full time enrollment to Simpson College.  A minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale is required.  In order to receive the full $18,500 scholarship, students must be on-campus residents.

The renewal requirement is a cumulative Simpson GPA of 2.50.

 

Presidential Transfer Scholarship – The Presidential Transfer Scholarship of $18,500 – $19,000 is awarded to full-time transfer students with a GPA of 3.5 or better.  This scholarship may not be combined with other Simpson scholarships.  In order to receive the full $18,500, students must be on-campus residents.

This scholarship is renewable at Simpson College with a cumulative GPA of 2.25 up to and including 61 completed hours.  Above 61 completed hours, a cumulative GPA of 2.50 must be maintained.

 

Transfer Student Honor Scholarship – Exceptional transfer students who demonstrate high academic achievement, a GPA of 3.0 to 3.49 and who plan to seek full-time enrollment at Simpson College will be eligible for this half tuition scholarship of $16,275.  In order to receive the full amount of half tuition, students must be on-campus residents.

This scholarship is renewable at Simpson College with a cumulative GPA of 2.25 up to and including 61 completed hours.  Above 61 completed hours, a cumulative GPA of 2.50 must be maintained.

 

Transfer Student Grant – This grant is awarded to transfer students with a cumulative GPA 2.50 – 2.99.   It is a $12,000 grant awarded annually.  In order to receive the full $12,000 grant, students must be on-campus residents.

 

Simpson College DMACC Honors Scholarship:  Each year, Simpson College will award up to five DMACC Honors scholarships of $1500.  Members of the DMACC Honors program are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  The scholarship will be in addition to other Simpson scholarships for which the student may be eligible.  To request more information on this program or to receive the application for the Simpson College DMACC Honors Scholarship, please contact the office of admissions at 1-800-362-2454 ext. 1695 (locally 961-1695) or email gwen.schroder@simpson.edu.  Scholarship deadline: March 1, 2014


George Washington Carver Fellowship
– This scholarship is named in honor of George Washington Carver, who attended Simpson College.  It is one of the most prestigious academic awards offered by Simpson College.  The Carver Fellowship ranges from 3/4 to full tuition.  This scholarship is awarded to outstanding freshman and transfer students from distinctive and broadly diverse backgrounds, who exhibit potential for leadership, evidence of service and contribution to community and superior academic achievement in secondary school.

The Carver Fellowship is renewable with a Simpson College cumulative GPA of 2.25 up to and including 61 completed hours.  Above 61 completed hours a cumulative 2.50 must be maintained.

 

George Washington Carver Scholarship – Named in honor of George Washington Carver, who attended Simpson College, these scholarships are awarded to both freshman and transfer students from distinctive and broadly diverse backgrounds, who will help enrich the educational environment and bring multicultural perspectives to the campus community.  The Carver Scholarship awards range from $11,000 to $15,000.

The Carver Scholarship is renewable with a Simpson College cumulative GPA of 2.25.

GPA Scholarship Amount
2.50-2.99 $12,000
3.00-3.49 $15,500 (Half tuition)
3.50 and above $18,500
Phi Theta Kappa 3.5 and above $18,500

 

**The above listed scholarships and grants may not be combined.  Students will always receive the scholarship above which is most beneficial for them.

 

Art, Music and Theatre Scholarships – Awards in these areas are made to students on the basis of ability and academic promise. An audition for music and theatre scholarships or a portfolio for art scholarships is required of candidates for these awards. To be considered for an Art, Music or Theatre Scholarship, students must be admitted to Simpson College for full-time enrollment and meet scholarship application deadlines.

 

Alumni Scholarship – The alumni scholarship recognizes the dependent student whose mother, father or grandparents attended Simpson College.  An alumni grant of $1,000 per year will be made available to each dependent of an alumnus. The student must be enrolled full time to receive this award.

 

Multiple Dependency Grant – When two or more dependent students from the same family are enrolled at Simpson College full-time during the same term, a multiple dependency grant of $1,000 is available to each student. This grant is not based on financial need.