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EIU Office of Transfer Relations

Scholarships for Transfer Students

We offer many program-specific scholarships at Eastern Illinois University that you may be eligible for. Use our simple search engine, to find a list of these awards and more information about each scholarship's application requirements.

Panther Promise

Transfer students who anticipate attending Eastern Illinois University will have an opportunity to receive the Panther Promise. This award provides up to $2,500 per year towards tuition or eligible students. To become eligible, student(s) must file a FAFSA and be a first-time transfer student at EIU. Recipient(s) must also meet income requirements, coming from households with an annual income ranging between $33,000 and $71,000. This award is renewed for up to four years (eight semesters) as long as the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress, has full-time consecutive enrollment (fall and spring semesters with 12 or more enrolled hours each semester) and files the FAFSA each year. Those interested in learning more about the Panther Promise are encouraged to contact the Office of Admissions at 217-581-2223.

Transfer Academic Excellence

Tier 1: Eligibility—having a minimum of 15 credit hours transferred from an accredited college or university and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Recipients will receive $2,000 each year of school for up to four semesters provided they maintain a 3.0 at EIU. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions (877) 581-2348/ (217) 581-2223 or email admissions@eiu.edu.

Tier 2: Eligibility—having a minimum of 15 credit hours transferred from an accredited college or university and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Recipients will receive $1,000 each year of school for up to four semesters provided they maintain a 2.75 at EIU. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions (877) 581-2348/ (217) 581-2223 or email admissions@eiu.edu.

Phi Theta Kappa

  • One-time award worth $1,000.
  • Fall admission only.
  • Transferable associates degree required.
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.75.
  • Application deadline: early February.
  • Contact: Office of Admissions.
  • Download the application.

 

 

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Office of Transfer Relations

1221 Old Main
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-2120
Fax: 217-581-6452
transfer@eiu.edu


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