Transfer Scholarships and Financial Aid
Financial aid is also an important part of the transfer process. 99% of Misericordia students receive financial aid, both merit and need based. In addition to federal and state aid, the University considers all full-time transfer students for academic scholarship awards.
Transfer students with a cumulative grade point average above a 2.5 may qualify for academic scholarship.
- Merit Scholarship
To demonstrate its commitment to academic excellence, the University awards financial assistance to incoming transfers who have attained outstanding academic records. The annual scholarships are renewable until graduation, provided minimum grade point averages and satisfactory academic progress are maintained. The minimum averages required for retention of the award are outlined in the scholarship notification letter. Annual award amounts range from $5,000 to $13,000.
Students with records of leadership, volunteerism and participation in extracurricular activities may qualify for annual awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. McAuley applications can be found at https://forms.misericordia.edu/mcauley/. Applications for this award must be received no later than one month from the date of your acceptance letter.
- Achievement Award
Academically gifted multicultural students and students from under represented populations in higher education are eligible for a $1,000 annual award.
- Non Pennsylvania Resident Grant
Out-of-state students who reside on campus receive the non-Pennsylvania resident grant. This annual $1,000 award is renewable provided on campus residency and satisfactory academic progress are maintained.
- Institutional Award
Transfer students who have earned an Associate's Degree from Luzerne County Community College, Lackawanna College or Keystone College receive a $1,000 annual award.
- Phi Theta Kappa
Transfer students who provide proof of membership to Phi Theta Kappa receive a $1,000 annual award.
Misericordia University FAFSA Code: 003247