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Transfer student scholarships are based on the transferable GPA earned at the previous institution. We will determine the transferable GPA after application to the college and official transcripts are received.
Admitted transfer students with fewer than 12 semester hours of transfer credit will, at the discretion of the Director of Admissions, be subject to the same scholarship criteria as that of entering freshmen. These scholarship offerings begin with the fall 2014 class. Other prior classes, please refer to your incoming catalog for scholarship renewal criteria.
Transfer High Honors Scholarship
The Transfer High Honors Scholarship honors the achievement of students who have been extremely successful during their previous college or university experience and promotes continued academic excellence.
Award: $5,000.00 per year
Required transferable GPA: 3.20 or Greater
Required GPA for renewal: 3.00
Transfer Honors Scholarship
The Transfer Honors Scholarship is awarded to students who have exhibited an outstanding record of academic scholarship at their previous college or university.
Required transferable GPA: 2.85 – 3.19
Required GPA for renewal: 2.50
Transfer Incentive Award
The Transfer Incentive Award promotes continued learning and personal growth in transfer students who have high academic ability.
Award: $3,000.00 per year
Required transferable GPA: 2.50 – 2.84
Required GPA for renewal: 2.00
Phi Theta Kappa (ΦΘΚ)
Barton also awards a $2,000 scholarship to transfer students who are members of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, the most prestigious academic honor society for two-year college students.