Transfer Merit Scholarships

Accepted transfer students are eligible for the following scholarships based on listed criteria.

Applications must be submitted by the semester deadlines of April 1 (fall) or October 15(spring) to be eligible for these scholarships. They are not available to students who have already received a Bachelor's Degree.

Scholarships are also available by specifc college divisions, program specific, for  current UNH students, and students attending the Non-residential Manchester Campus

FOR TRANSFERS FROM ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAMS

Associate Degree Transfer Scholarship    

  • Must be enrolled in an associate degree program & have 24 transferable college credits*
  • Have a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average
  • Scholarship award amount:  $3,000 per year
  • Renewable for up to 6 semesters
  • Requires full-time enrollment at UNH
Associate Degree Transfer Achievement Scholarship
  • Requires completion of associate degree
  • Have a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average
  • Scholarship award amount: $5000 per year  (Divided 50/50 between Fall and Spring semesters)
  • Renewable for up to 6 semesters
  • Requires full-time enrollment at UNH

To maintain eligibility for the Transfer Achievement Scholarship:

  • You are eligible for this award for a maximum of three years (six semesters), provided you meet the listed criteria.
  • This award is only applied to your undergraduate degree; it cannot be applied to a graduate degree, should you complete your undergraduate degree in less than three years.
  • You must maintain enrollment as a full-time student at UNH, make appropriate progress towards your degree, and demonstrate the ideals of citizenship and character that we ask of all members of the university community. 
  • You must achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) by the end of your second semester and maintain this GPA during the remainder of your undergraduate career at UNH. 
  • Not meeting any of the listed criteria will result in the removal of your Associate Degree Achievement Transfer Scholarship.

 

FOR TRANSFERS FROM 4 YEAR COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

Transfer Distinction Scholarship

  • Must be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program & have 24 transferable college credits*
  • Have a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average
  • Scholarship award amount: $3,000 per year
  • Renewable for up to 6 semesters
  • Requires full-time enrollment at UNH

 

Transfer Excellence Scholarship

  • Must be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program & have 24 transferable college credits*
  • Have a 3.8 or higher cumulative grade point average
  • Scholarship award amount: $5,000 per year (Divided 50/50 between Fall and Spring semesters)
  • Renewable for up to 6 semesters
  • Requires full-time enrollment at UNH

To maintain eligibility for the Transfer Excellence Scholarship:

  • You are eligible for this award for a maximum of three years (six semesters), provided you meet the listed criteria.
  • This award is only applied to your undergraduate degree; it cannot be applied to a graduate degree, should you complete your undergraduate degree in less than three years.
  • You must maintain enrollment as a full-time student at UNH, make appropriate progress towards your degree, and demonstrate the ideals of citizenship and character that we ask of all members of the university community. 
  • You must achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) by the end of your second semester and maintain this GPA during the remainder of your undergraduate career at UNH. 
  • Not meeting any of the listed criteria will result in the removal of your Associate Degree Achievement Transfer Scholarship.

 

*A minimum 24 transferable credits must be earned while enrolled as a degree candidate at current college