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Scholarships for Transfer Students

What Scholarships Am I Eligible For?

Incoming transfers are eligible for Wayne State College’s current/transfer student scholarship opportunities.

How to Apply

1. Apply for Admission to Wayne State
2. Log in to Award Management using the WSC credentials you receive after applying
3. Complete the application, making sure to include any additional items as prompted

Deadlines:
Scholarship applications: Feb. 1
FAFSA (Priority Deadline): April 1
 

Other Scholarships I May Qualify 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. See application for additional details.
Amount: Full tuition for two years.
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
Student Financial Services - Hahn Room 104
1111 Main Street
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 Northeast 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.

Davis-Chambers Student Scholarship

The Davis-Chambers Scholarship recognizes academically promising students who often find that financial requirements of postsecondary education are a major obstacle. The scholarship may be used for tuition, room and board, or fees. Each applicant is required to complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The scholarship is applied after all other aid.

The Davis-Chambers Scholarship is provided through the Nebraska State College System for transfer students from Nebraska community colleges. The scholarships are awarded for one academic year (two semesters) and are renewable for a subsequent academic year upon academic success, not to exceed four consecutive academic semesters if completed within a total of two years. Recipients of scholarships must enroll as full-time students carrying 12 hours or more per semester. The awards will terminate if the recipient is placed on academic suspension or probation. For more information and the application, please visit the Nebraska State College System scholarships page. Scholarship deadline is Feb. 1.

 

Additional Opportunities to Save

Nebraska Access Scholarship

Amount: Reduces non-resident tuition to resident rates.
Eligibility: Available to non-resident full-time students.
Application: None needed. Award is automatic if eligible.