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Scholarships for Transfer Students Entering Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

Did you know?

 

  • The incoming fall 2014 transfer students  received an average of $19,523 in scholarships and grants from all sources
  • Over 92% of incoming fall 2014 transfer students received Centenary College scholarships or grants

All incoming students are reviewed for federal and state scholarships, grants and loans upon completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be completed online at www.fafsa.gov

Transfer Admission Scholarships and Awards

In an effort to reward outstanding academic achievement, Centenary has established a variety of scholarships and awards to recognize our incoming students. Although many Centenary students demonstrate financial need, these awards are based solely on academic achievement and promise for excellent scholarship at Centenary. All students who apply for admission to Centenary College are considered for these awards. Award amounts are listed for the academic year.

Students remain eligible for their Transfer Admission Scholarships and Awards for a specified number of semesters as long as they maintain continuous full-time enrollment and meet the minimum standards for satisfactory academic progress.

High school GPA or SAT/ACT scores may be required (to weight the college GPA) for review of scholarships for students with less than 24 credits earned prior to transfer.

Faculty Scholarship

Up to $13,000 is awarded to new traditional full-time students who have achieved at least a 3.75 cumulative college GPA.

George Whitney Scholarship

Up to $12,000 is awarded to new traditional full-time students who have achieved at least a 3.5 cumulative college GPA.

Trustee Scholarship

Up to $11,000 is awarded to new traditional full-time students who have achieved at least a 3.00 cumulative college GPA.

Centenary Educational Opportunity Program

Students must meet EOP criteria and the award may cover up to all remaining charges after other grants and scholarships have been applied. Learn more on our EOP page at www.centenarycollege.edu/EOP.

United Methodist Program

Up to $12,500 is awarded to new traditional full-time students who are selected for the United Methodist Program. Students must be an active member of the United Methodist Church. Interested students should contact Dana Giroux (girouxd@centenarycollege.edu) for an application.

Achievement Scholarship

Up to $9,000 is awarded to new traditional full-time students who have achieved at least a 2.75 cumulative college GPA.

Merit Scholarship

Up to $6,000 is awarded to new traditional full-time students who have achieved at least a 2.5 cumulative college GPA.

Centenary Grants

Centenary College uses the FAFSA to determine need-based aid. No other forms are needed. Grants are reviewed annually based on the FAFSA which should be completed, and additional information submitted, prior to priority deadline for returning students. Award amounts are listed for the academic year.

Community Citizenship Grants

Up to $5,000 may be awarded to new traditional full-time students with need who live in campus housing.

Garden State Grant

Up to $5,000 may be awarded to new traditional full-time students with need who live in New Jersey.

Out of State Grant

Up to $7,000 may be awarded to new traditional full-time students with need who live outside of New Jersey.

Centenary Awards

Centenary Awards are not based on need. Students may receive these awards in addition to the awards listed above. Awards are renewable as long as the eligibility criteria are met. Award amounts are listed for the academic year.

Alumni Award

Up to $1,000 may be awarded to new traditional full-time students who are a child or grand-child of a Centenary alumna.

Centenary Award

May we awarded new traditional full-time students who demonstrate academic promise and commitment to Centenary College.

Family Plan

Up to 10% of tuition may be awarded to new traditional full-time undergraduate students who have a family member enrolled in any of Centenary’s graduate or undergraduate programs.

Centenary NJ STARS II Scholarship

Up to $2,500 may be matched to the NJ STARS II scholarship for eligible NJ STARS II students.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

Up to $2,000 may be awarded to new traditional full-time transfer students who are active members of PTK.

Recognition Award

Up to $1,000 may be awarded to new traditional full-time transfer students who have earned an associate’s degree.

Veteran’s Benefits or Discounts

To be considered for veteran’s benefits or discounts, view our Veteran’s Services page at http://www.centenarycollege.edu/veterans

Federal and State Scholarships, Grants, and Loans

In addition to the awards listed above, Centenary students may also be eligible for federal and state grants and scholarships such as the Federal Pell Grant and the NJ Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) as well as federal student loans. For more information about these and other types of financial aid, visit our Types of Aid page.