Stephens awards more than $5 million in tuition scholarships every year, including funds designated exclusively for transfer students.

Nearly all our students receive institutional tuition scholarships or grants. Students transferring into our undergraduate residential college may be eligible for the following tuition scholarships.


Institutional Scholarships

The following tuition scholarships were offered in Fall 2024/Spring 2025. Scholarship offerings are subject to change for students entering in Fall 2025/Spring 2026. 



Financial Aid Bonuses 

We are pleased to offer the following financial aid bonuses for students entering in 2024/2025.


FAFSA Incentive

File your Free Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have it sent to Stephens College (code 002512) for a renewable $1,000 financial aid bonus.



Scholarship Name Amount per year Terms Eligibility

Academic Merit Scholarship


Stars Athletic Scholarship

Starting at $10,500 up to full tuition

Renewable up to 8 semesters

Based on GPA; learn of eligibility upon acceptance.


Review by Athletic Director and program staff. 

International Students are eligible.

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.



  • Must be enrolled full-time (12 credits or more per semester).
  • No tuition scholarships can ever total more than tuition (no refund checks).
  • Renewable tuition awards are for a maximum of 8 semesters or as noted.
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA required to maintain and renew tuition awards.
  • International students are eligible for all institutional merit or athletics awards.
  • Academic Merit Tuition Scholarships are determined upon acceptance.
  • First-Year Tuition Awards will be prorated 50% if student begins in spring semester.
  • Some tuition scholarships come with a requirement to live on campus.
Contact Us

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

Audience Menu