Transfer Scholarships

Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship

Transferable GPA Scholarship Amount/Year Renewable?
3.5 - 4.0 $2,000 Yes
3.0 - 3.49 $1,500 Yes

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship

Transferable GPA Scholarship Amount/Year Renewable?
3.0 - 4.0 $1,000 Yes

Eligibility Requirements for Transfer Academic Excellence and PTK Scholarships

  • Must be a Texas resident at the time of admission
  • Must have earned at least 30, but no more than 90, transferable semester credit hours.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at Lamar University. Apply today at
  • Students are reviewed automatically for the Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship scholarships when admitted.
  • For consideration for PTK scholarship, students must apply directly through their Personalized Scholarship Portal at
    • Proof of PTK membership is required and must be uploaded in the Scholarship Portal. Proof of membership can include any ONE of the following:
      • A copy of an active PTK membership card
      • A current PTK certificate
      • An official letter from a PTK advisor verifying membership
      • Scholarships are subject to the availability of funds
  • These scholarships are only awarded to students who, at the time of admission, have a cumulative transferable GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • These scholarships are awarded for the fall semester only to new transfer students.
  • These scholarships are awarded in order of application until all available awards have been assigned. The number of available scholarships each year vary.
  • These scholarships may be used in addition to other grants, scholarships or loans.

Scholarship Renewal Requirements

  • Be admitted and continuously enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree-seeking program at Lamar University
  • Renewable awards are for a maximum of six consecutive semesters
  • Complete a minimum of 12 hours for full-time status per semester at LU
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.00 GPA or higher
  • Register for classes by the registration deadline each semester