Campus Transfer Scholarships

The criteria listed determine eligibility only and do not guarantee receipt of the scholarship.

All Scholarships: Unless otherwise noted, the following scholarships are for qualifying admitted students attending SMWC full-time in a degree-seeking campus program. Students must maintain the specified cumulative GPA and show academic progress towards their degree to renew each scholarship for a total of eight semesters unless otherwise noted. All scholarships & grants are subject to replacement or reduction due to other awards.

SMWC Transfer Merit Scholarships

  • Amount: Determined by transfer GPA.
  • Qualifications: Qualifying admitted students attending SMWC full-time in degree seeking program.
    Scholarship  
    Trustee Scholarship:        GPA 4.0 or greater     $12,500
    President's Scholarship:   GPA 3.5 -3.99  $10,500
    Dean's Scholarship:         GPA 3.0 - 3.49  $8,000
       
  • Renewable Requirements: Students must maintain up to a 3.0 GPA (depending on scholarship) and satisfactory academic progress towards their degree to renew the scholarship for a tota of 8 semesters.

21st Century Scholars Scholarship

  • Amount: At the time of admission students who have a GPA of 3.0 or above are eligible for the $21,000 award. The scholarship can be used towards tuition and fees only.
  • Qualifications: Qualifying admitted students attending SMWC full-time in a degree seeking program, must be a state verified 21st Century scholar and must live on Campus. Students are also required to complete 30 credit hours per academic year and file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by March 10th.  Students must also make all corrections or updates to the FAFSA by the May 15th deadline.
  • Renewable Requirements: Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA, satisfactory academic progress towards their degree and adhere to the 21st Century rules/regulations of the State to renew the scholarship for a total of 8 semesters. The SMWC 21st Century Scholarship cannot be combined with other institutional awards or scholarships.

21st Century Commuter Scholarship

  • Amount: At the time of admission students who have a minimum GPA of 2.5 - 2.99 or will be a commuter student will be eligible for the $15,000 award. The scholarship can be used towards tuition and fees only.
  • Qualifications: Qualifying admitted students attending SMWC full-time in a degree seeking program and must be a state verified 21st Century scholar. Students are also required to complete 30 credit hours per academic year and file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by March 10th.  Students must also make all corrections or updates to the FAFSA by the May 15th deadline.
  • Renewable Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA, satisfactory academic progress towards their degree and adhere to the 21st Century rules/regulations of the State to renew the scholarship for a total of 8 semesters. The SMWC 21st Century Scholarship cannot be combined with other institutional awards or scholarships (except athletics).

SMWC Legacy

  • Amount: Student must be related to an Alum of SMWC. Relationship will determine whether they will receive $1,000 or $5,000 towards the cost of tuition only.
  • Qualifications: Admitted as a full time student in a degree seeking program and cannot be combined with Alumni Referral Grant. Alum must be a Grandparent, Parent (step), Sibling (step), Aunt/Uncle, Niece/Nephew to be eligible for $5,000. Alum must be a cousin, in-law, or distant relative to be eligible for the $1,000. Must provide name, year of graduation, and contact information of the Alum.
  • Renewable Requirements: Students must maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA to be eligible for additional three years.

Military Grant

  • Amount: Up to $3,000 awards towards the cost of tuition.
  • Qualifications: Qualifying admitted students attending SMWC full-time in a degree seeking program can receive the award for the duration of their enrollment if the student maintains full-time status. Grant is awarded to the military service members who have served on active duty or are currently serving in the reserves spouse and/or dependent. No separate applications required. Can be combined with any other awards (documentation required in the form of DD-214 or NOBE, and marriage certificate if applicable.)
  • Renewable Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and satisfactory academic progress towards their degree. The grant is applied yearly towards the cost of tuition for all qualifying students based on full-time enrollment.

Post 911 GI Bill/Yellow Ribbon Program

  • Amount: The Indiana State highest cost of tuition as determined by Veterans Administration. SMWC and VA will award funds to cover the total cost of tuition and fees.
  • Qualifications: Qualifications determined by the Department of Veteran Affairs as determined by the Post 911 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program requirements. Cannot be combined.
  • Renewable Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and satisfactory academic progress towards their degree to renew the scholarship for a total of eight semesters.