Transfer Student ScholarshipsResident Transfer Student Scholarships

Welcome to Liberty! We are glad you're here. The scholarships below can help make tuition more affordable to you. Apply to all that you may be eligible for to increase your opportunity for aid. 

Academic Scholarship

Academic scholarships for transfer students are based on specific requirements and the chart below:

ACT
20-22
23-25
26-28
29-31
32-34
35-36
New SAT** 1020-1120 1130-1230 1240-1340 1350-1440 1450-1550 1560-1600
Old SAT^
950-1040
1050-1160
1170-1280
1290-1390
1400-1530
1540-1600
3.80-4.0
$2,250
$2,750
$4,500
$6,000
$6,500
Full tuition
3.30-3.79
$1,750
$2,500
$3,500
$5,500
$6,000
$6,500
3.00-3.29
$1,500
$1,750
$2,500
$2,750
$4,000
$5,500

 

  • Liberty will use the best of the following grade point averages: High School GPA or a simple average of all college GPAs in which the student transferred 12 or more credit hours into Liberty University
  • **New SAT is defined as any SAT test taken on or after March 2016 and based only on the combination of the Evidence-based Reading and Writing and Math
  • ^Old SAT is defined as any SAT test taken before March 2016 and based only on the combination of the Critical Reading and Math
  • Super scoring is use for both the ACT (all sections of subtests) and the SAT (Math and Evidence-based Reading and Writing or Critical Reading only)
  • A transfer student's GPA and best SAT/ACT scores will be used to determine his/her academic scholarship using the chart below:

 

Students Over 22 or 60+ Credits

  • For students age 22 or older, or transferring at least 60+ college credit hours, or who have a conferred Associate's degree from an accredited institution; the SAT and ACT score requirements may be waived. 
  • These students will be awarded academic scholarships based on GPA only (using the rules above) and will be awarded and academic scholarship based on the chart below:
GPA Transfer Students with No Test Scores
3.80-4.00 $5,000
3.30-3.79 $2,500
3.00-3.29 $1,500

Central Virginia Community College Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Graduating from Central Virginia Community College in 2008 or later
  • Transferring to Liberty University with at least a 3.5 GPA

Award:

  • The award is $5,000 per year for up to four years.

The CVCC scholarship cannot be combined with the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship.


Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • A member of Phi Theta Kappa
  • Transferring to Liberty University with at least a 3.5 GPA
  • Transferring to Liberty University directly from a two-year college.

Award:

  • The award is $1,000 per year for up to four years.

Eligible students need to submit a copy of their proof of membership to admissions@liberty.edu to qualify. The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship cannot be combined with the CVCC Scholarship.


Virginia Two Year College Transfer Grant

Eligibility:

Awards:

  • The award is up to $1,000 for a standard award year. 
  • Some majors may receive up to an additional $1,000 for the award year.

 Word of Life Scholarship

Eligibility: Eligible students must transfer directly from WOLBI  in New York, Florida, or Argentina with a GPA of at least 2.7.

Awards:

  • Transfer after one year of WOLBI attendance - $1,000 per year for up to of four years
  • Transfer after two years of WOLBI attendance - $1,500 per year for up to of four years