Transfer Student Scholarships

Renewable Transfer Scholarships

 

Scholarship Cumulative GPA/4.0 Award
Chancellors Transfer 3.75 $3,000 ($1,500/yr)
Presidents Transfer 3.5 $2,400 ($1,200/yr)
Deans Transfer 3.25 $2,000 ($1,000/yr)
TJ Majors Transfer 2.5 $1,000  ($500/yr)
Eligibility:
  1. Must have completed 12+ college semester hours
  2. Must be admitted to Peru State College
  3. Awarding is based on Cumulative College GPA
  4. Priority deadline July 1 for Fall semester / December 1 for Spring semester
  5. Award is available for 2 years / 4 semesters
  6. Award is available to on-campus students only

Competitive Academic Scholarships


All scholarships are subject to availability and are tuition waiver scholarships, unless noted otherwise. Eligible candidates must be admitted to Peru State College, degree-seeking and enroll in 12 or more credit hours each semester. Some scholarships are not able to be combined with other awards, awards that can be combined are noted in eligibility. Scholarships requiring separate applications or materials are specified.


Nebraska Career Scholarships
Award Amount: Up to $5,000 per academic year
Deadline: June 1
Eligibility:
  1. Majoring in Business, Education, Criminal Justice or Computer Management Information Systems
  2. Minimum ACT of 18
  3. Non-Athlete
  4. Submission of a Personal Statement
  5. View our Career Scholarships Flyer to Learn More

 

Phi Theta Kappa (ΦTK)
Award Amount: Full-tuition waiver for two years (On Campus rate, up to 18 credit hours per semester)
Deadline: April 1
Eligibility:
  1. Community college graduate
  2. Cumulative college GPA of 3.5
  3. Induction into Phi Theta Kappa
  4. Copy of Phi Theta Kappa membership card must accompany application materials
  5. Plan to begin studies in the Fall as a full time, on-campus student
  6. Submission of a Personal Statement
  7. Must be admitted to Peru State College
  8. Must reside in on-campus housing.

 

PTK Plus Scholarship
Award Amount: $500/yr tuition waiver for two years
Deadline: Rolling award
Eligibility:
  1. Community college graduate
  2. Cumulative college GPA of 3.5
  3. Induction into Phi Theta Kappa
  4. Copy of Phi Theta Kappa membership card must accompany application materials
  5. Plan to begin studies in the Fall or Spring as a full time, on-campus student (12 credit hours)
  6. Must be admitted to Peru State College
  7. Given to all students who are not selected for the Full Tuition PTK Scholarship
  8. This award can be combined with General Academic Transfer Awards and the Transfer Plus scholarship.

 

Davis-Chambers Scholarship
Award Amount: $4,000 ($2,000/yr)
Deadline: February 3
Eligibility:
  1. Must be a Nebraska high school graduate
  2. Must be a Nebraska Community College transfer student
  3. Plan to begin studies in the Fall
  4. Completion of FAFSA
  5. Enrolled as a full time, on-campus student, 12 credit hours
  6. Cumulative transfer GPA of 3.0
  7. Scholarship Application and full details

Special Peru State College Scholarships


Athletic Scholarships
Award Amount: Coach's Discretion
Description: Peru State College athletic teams offer scholarships in the form of tuition and room waivers to program participants for each of the eight athletic teams as well as cheerleading. Interested student athletes should contact the head coach for the sport of interest at 402-872-2350 or athletics@peru.edu.

Art Scholarships
Award Amount: Varies
Description: Scholarships in the form of tuition waivers are available for students who major in art. Demonstrated ability and department needs determine award recipients and amounts. A portfolio is required. For additional information, view the program details.

Music Scholarships
Award Amount: Varies
Description: Music participation scholarships in the form of tuition waivers are available to participants in instrumental and vocal music organizations. An audition is required.  Award amounts are determined by demonstrated ability, musicianship and department needs. Music participation scholarships are available to all college students. To arrange an audition or for additional information, contact the Department of Music at 402-872-2237 or btrail@peru.edu.