Admissions & Aid

Transfer Scholarships

You worked hard for your academic achievements, and we want to recognize that. 

Transfer Student Scholarship

You are eligible for competitive merit scholarships based on your cumulative GPA from all previous institutions you’ve attended.  Scholarships for 2023 - 2024 coming soon!

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship

If you have been selected as a Phi Theta Kappa scholar at your community college, you are eligible for $2,000 per year.

Alumni Award (Legacy)

A student who’s sibling, grandparent, or parent are Alma College alumni receive the Alma College Alumni Award which provides $1,500 per year for 4 years ($6,000 in total).

Scottish Hospitality Scholarship

We offer a variety of visit options and are excited to help plan your Alma College experience. Head to to schedule your trip to Alma - we have options Monday through Friday and select Saturdays. Just by visiting campus, you’ll earn a $1,000 scholarship so it’s worth the trip to see us! This scholarship is renewable for up to a total of $4,000 over four years. Excludes College Game Day Saturday Visits and while multiple visits are encouraged, you can only be awarded one scholarship.

Early Action Scholarship

Complete your application by November 15 and earn $1,000 renewable for up to a total of $4,000 over four years.

FAFSA Filing Scholarship

File your FAFSA and earn $1,000 renewable for a total of up to $4,000 over four years.

Alma Mission Award

This award is given to students primarily based on information disclosed during the application and financial aid process and is intended for students of backgrounds and communities that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender expression, those with disabilities, geographic location, active military individuals, and dependents of military individuals. The Alma Mission Award is awarded at the discretion of the Admissions Office and Financial Aid Office staff.

Performance Scholarships

You can audition or submit a portfolio for performance scholarships in art, dance, Highland arts, vocal and instrumental music, and theatre.

Please note: Be sure to review Alma College’s policies and procedures and the academic catalog as it is your responsibility to be familiar with situations that may affect your financial aid.