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.

GPA
Scholarship Amount
2.5 - 2.9  $18,000
3.0 - 3.4 $20,000
3.5 - 4.0 $22,000

Distinguished Transfer Scholarship

If you earned a 3.0 GPA or higher at the college level and participate in an interview, you are eligible to earn scholarships of $1,000-$4,000 per year.

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.

Community College Connection Scholarship

Students from select community colleges are eligible for $2,000 per year.

Legacy/Referral Award

For dependents, siblings or grandchildren of Alma College alumni, or for students referred by an alumnus, faculty, staff member, current student, parent or friend of the college. $1,500 per year. 

Please note: parental referrals of their own student cannot qualify for the Referral Award. However, students with qualifying alumni legacy connections will qualify for the Alumni Award. If you have any questions regarding the Referral Scholarship, please contact the Office of Admissions at 1-800-321-ALMA. 

Opportunity Award

For members of underrepresented groups. You will be automatically considered for the award upon acceptance. $2,000 per year. 

Highland Award

You will be automatically considered for this award for non-Michigan residents upon your acceptance to Alma. $2,000 per year.

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.