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Carr Academic Transfer Scholarships

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Carr Academic Transfer Scholarship Levels
Scholarship Level Award amount per year Transferable Credits Requirements
*Presidential $3,000 Nomination Only*
Fellow $2,000 At least 30 3.5-4.0
Gold $1,500 At least 12 3.0-4.0
Blue $1,000 At least 12 2.5-2.99

Students in Phi Theta Kappa may qualify for an additional $1,000 per year. See below for details about the PTK Scholarship.


  • Must be accepted for admissions at ASU
  • Students must meet the transferable credit hour and GPA requirements on all transferable coursework listed above to be eligible for the Carr Academic Transfer Scholarship.
  • Carr Academic Transfer Scholarships are only awarded to students that have not received a baccalaureate degree. 

* Students must be nominated for the Carr Academic Presidential Transfer Scholarship by a representative of the transfer institution last attended (academic advisor, Dean of Student Life etc.) before the student begins attendance at ASU.

Should a student be nominated for the Carr Academic Presidential Transfer Scholarship and already qualify for another Carr Academic Transfer Scholarship, the existing Carr Academic Transfer Scholarship will be canceled and the Carr Academic Presidential Scholarship will be awarded. Awards will not take place until the nomination is confirmed with the president of the transfer institution, the student is admitted, and all official transcripts have been received and processed.

Application and Notification

There is not an application for this scholarship. You must be accepted for admission to ASU to be considered for this scholarship. All official college transcripts must be received and processed by the Outreach and Transfer Services office before the Scholarship Programs Office can review a student’s eligibility.

All ASU scholarships are subject to availability of funds.

Students selected for a Carr Academic Transfer Scholarship will be notified via email.

Students selected for the Carr Academic Presidential Transfer Scholarship, their nominators, and the presidents of their transfer institutions will be notified by the Coordinator of Carr Academic Scholarship Recruitment with the Admission’s Office.

Scholarship Duration

Students awarded a Carr Presidential or Fellow Transfer Scholarship may elect to split their maximum lifetime award between 2 years or 3 years. The scholarship duration is split between 2 years by default.

Students wishing to modify their Carr Presidential Scholarship duration must fill out this Duration Form

Students wishing to modify their Carr Fellow Scholarship duration must fill out this Duration Form


The Carr Academic Transfer Scholarship does not require full-time enrollment, and will prorate as follows:

  • 12 hours (full-time) = 100%
  • 9 -11 hours = 75%
  • 6 - 8 hours = 50%

Out of State Tuition

Students that qualify for a Carr Transfer Scholarship will be granted in-state tuition for the duration of their scholarship.

Dropping Classes & Withdrawing

Students who drop below 12 hours on or before the university’s census date (12th class day of a regular semester) will have their Carr Academic Scholarship disbursement prorated, which may create a balance due to the university.

Students who withdraw may be required to reapply to the university. Students who have to reapply are no longer eligible for their Carr Academic Scholarship. Students who decided to ‘sit out’ for a long semester (fall or spring) will have to reapply for the university making them ineligible for their Carr Academic Scholarship. 

Renewal Requirements

Carr Academic Transfer Scholarships have specific renewal requirements. Please review the Renewal Requirements page for more information about disbursements, dropping classes, renewal requirements, and reinstatement.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) scholarship is for junior college transfer students who are members in good standing of PTK. Qualified candidates may be eligible to receive a $1,000 award for two years as long as the students are meeting the PTK renewal requirements.

To Qualify

Applicants must submit a letter from their current PTK advisor stating the student is a member in good standing to the ASU Scholarship Programs Office. The letter must be received by the Scholarship Programs Office prior to the first class day of the semester the student will be attending.

PTK Scholarships are only awarded to students that have not received a baccalaureate degree. 


Students must be enrolled full-time (12+ credit hours) at ASU for the scholarship to apply to their bills.

PTK Renewal Requirements

  • Must earn 30 hours in the academic year (fall/spring/summer)
  • Must have an ASU GPA of 3.0+ or higher at the end of the academic year

Maximum Lifetime Award Limit

  • The PTK scholarship is available for four (4) long semesters (fall/spring) from the term in which the funds first disbursed
  • Students that receive their bachelor’s degree no longer qualify for the PTK scholarship
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