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Transfer Incentive Award (TIA)

 

Transferring to Westminster Just Got More Affordable
TRANSFER INCENTIVE AWARD (TIA)


We are awarding twenty awards of of $2,500 per year to transfer students* who will attend Westminster as members of the Fall 2013 entering class. Even better, the $2,500 awards are in addition to merit scholarships offered by the college!

HOW TO APPLY

1.  GET ADMITTED to Westminster College by completing our admissions application and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. 

2.  SUBMIT AN ESSAY of approximately 500 words detailing how you will enrich our community of learners. 

Send your materials electronically to: admission@westminstercollege.edu 

Or mail them to:
Westminster College
Office of Admissions
1840 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

3.  Applicants are encouraged to schedule a time to visit campus to meet with a representative of the Scholarship CommitteeInterviews via telephone and Skype may also be arranged.

4.  MAKE SURE EVERYTHING IS POSTMARKED by April 26, 2013.

The Scholarship Committee will select the fifteen recipients by evaluating your academic record, the quality of your involvement in the community, and your potential to contribute to Westminster’s learning environment. Remember, to be considered for the Transfer Incentive Award you must apply and be admitted to Westminster by April 26, 2013 and have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA from all colleges attended.

THE FINE PRINT
*A transfer student is a student who has attended any college or university after graduating from high school or completing a GED. 

Scholarship and grant funds awarded by Westminster are not to exceed full-tuition. Recipients of full-tuition scholarships will not be considered for this award.

The essay for the TIA is in addition to any documents required for admission. When submitting the TIA essay, please indicate that it is for the Transfer Incentive Award and ensure your name is each page.

TIA is granted for eight semesters of study or receipt of bachelor’s degree (whichever occurs first). It is renewable for those eight semester provided you remain in good academic standing and maintain satisfactory academic progress.  Semesters exempted through transfer credit and enrolled semesters which were not satisfactory do count toward the eight semester maximum.

Recipients must register as full time (12 or more semester hours), degree-seeking students in each term that funds are received.  Terms and Conditions for Receipt of Westminster College Merit-based Awards also apply.

TIA applicants who have not been admitted prior to April 26, 2013 will only be considered for the award if all admissions application materials are postmarked on or before April 26, 2013.

Recipients of the Transfer Incentive Award will be notified on a rolling basis but no later than by May 3, 2013