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Scholarships for Transfer Students

What Scholarships Am I Eligible For?

If you're a transferring to Wayne State from another college, you may qualify for our exclusive transfer student scholarships.  Some scholarships are designated by the institution you are transferring from, including:

Central Community College (Columbus)

Amount: Full tuition for one year, non-renewable.
Eligibility: Awarded to a Central Community College student transferring to Wayne State College.
Application: Available at the Central Community College financial aid office.

McCook/Mid-Plains Community College

Amount: Full tuition for one year, non-renewable.
Eligibility: Awarded to a McCook or Mid-Plains Community College student transferring to Wayne State College.
Application: Available at the McCook/Mid-Plains Community College financial aid office.

Native American Community College

Eligibility: Awarded to a limited number of Native American community college students transferring to Wayne State College.
Amount: Full tuition for one year, non-renewable.
Application: Complete the Native American Community College Tuition Award application form and submit to the Financial Aid Office at Wayne State College:

Mailing Address:
Wayne State College
Financial Aid - Hahn Room 104
Wayne, NE 68787

Email: sfs@wsc.edu
Fax: 402-375-7067
Phone: 800-228-9972, ext. 7229

Northeast Community College (Norfolk)

Amount: Full tuition for two years and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 to renew.
Eligibility: Awarded to a Northesat Community College student transferring to Wayne State College.
Application: Available at the Northeast Community College financial aid office.

Phi Theta Kappa Community College Transfer Scholarship

Amount: Full tuition for two years and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 to renew.
Eligibility: Must be inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Society and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.
Application: Complete the PTK Community College Transfer Scholarship application form and submit to the Student Financial Services Office at Wayne State College.

 

Additional Opportunities to Save

Non-Resident Scholars Program

Amount: Reduces non-resident tuition to resident rates.
Eligibility: Available to non-resident full-time students. Just have a 3.0 cumulative GPA on all previous college coursework.  Must maintain a 3.0 GPA to renew. Awards are automatic if eligible.
Application: None needed. Award is automatic if eligible.

Iowa and South Dakota Residents

Amount: 25% discount on non-resident tuition.
Eligibility: Must be a resident of Iowa or South Dakota.
Application: None needed. Award is automatic if eligible.

Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)

Amount: 25% discount on non-resident tuition.
Eligibility: Must be a resident of Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, or Wisconsin.
Application: None needed. Award is automatic if eligible.

 

How to Apply

1. Login to WildcatsOnline and click on the Financial Aid tab.
2. Choose 'Scholarship Application' on the right-hand side of the page under 'My Resources'

Deadlines:
FAFSA: Jan. 4, 2018
Scholarship applications: Feb. 1, 2018