Stephens awards more than $9 million in scholarships every year, including funds designated exclusively for transfer students. Nearly all our students receive institutional scholarships or grants.

Students transferring into our undergraduate residential college may be eligible for the following scholarships. Specific transfer scholarships and awards include:


Institutional Scholarships

Upon acceptance you will learn of your eligibility for an Academic Merit Scholarship, based on GPA. Below you will find all scholarship offerings that can be combined, up to the cost of tuition.

Scholarship Name

Amount per year



Academic Merit Scholarship

starting at $8,000

Renewable up to 8 semesters

Learn of eligibility upon acceptance.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship


Renewable up to 8 semesters

Recipient must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa for a full semester. Requires a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

Susie Legacy Scholarship


Renewable up to 8 semesters

Legacy definition: A relative (i.e. parent, sister, aunt/uncle, grandparent) has graduated from or is currently enrolled in the undergraduate, residential program at Stephens

Stars Athletic Scholarship

Starting at $1,000

Renewable up to 8 semesters

Athletic scholarship awarded by the coach of one of our 6 NAIA athletic teams and/or esports team



  • Must be enrolled full-time (12 credits or more per semester).
  • No scholarships can ever total more than tuition (no refund checks).
  • Renewable awards are for a maximum of 8 semesters or as noted.
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA required to maintain and renew awards.
  • International students are eligible for all published awards.
  • Academic Merit Scholarships are determined upon acceptance.
  • All Awards and Scholarships are per year, to be divided and applied to the fall/spring terms.


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Office of Financial Aid

Campus Box 2124
(573) 876-7106, Ext. 4106 (573) 876-2320 [email protected] Lela Raney Wood Hall 216 Meet the Team

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