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Scholarships For Transfer Students

Transfer Scholarships

These awards are for the 2024–2025 academic year.

Transfer students with more than 16 semester transfer credit hours or 24 transfer quarter hours may be eligible to receive one or more of the following awards.

Award Level

2024-25

GPA

Transfer Founders Scholarship $17,000 3.5+
Transfer Heritage Scholarship $15,000 3.0-3.49
Transfer Achievement Scholarship $13,000 2.5-2.99
Transfer Recognition Scholarship $9,000 2.0-2.49
Transfer Promise Grant $5,000 1.99 and below

 

Affiliation Awards

Diversity Up to $4,000
Nazarene PK/MK $6,500
Non-Nazarene PK/MK $2,500
Nazarene Challenge $2,500
Bible Quizzing Amount on certificate divided by 4 years

MVNU Performance Awards

Award Amount Requirements
Honors Program Scholar $1,000 Acceptance into honors program
Athletic Scholarships Up to Tuition Chosen by coach,
Music Scholarship Up to $5,000 Audition, chosen by professors,
Institutional Ministerial $1,000 Selected by professors for Nazarene religion majors
Crispin Webb Art
Endowed Scholarship
$500 2.50 GPA
Esther Buchwald Scholarship
(Soph Graphic Design)
$1,250 2.50 GPA,
portfolio required
Esther Buchwald Scholarship
(Soph Visual Arts)
$1,250 2.50 GPA,
portfolio required
Esther Buchwald Scholarship
(Jr Graphic Design)
$1,250 2.50 GPA,
portfolio required
Esther Buchwald Scholarship
(Jr Visual Arts)
$1,250 2.50 GPA,
portfolio required
Esther Buchwald Scholarship
(Senior)
$5,000 2.50 GPA,
portfolio required

MVNU Need-Based Awards

University Fund Scholarship — Varies (need-based on FAFSA and remaining need)

Federal Grants

Federal Pell Grant — up to $7,395 (need—based, determined by FAFSA)

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant — $500 (need-based, determined by FAFSA, limited funding)

Federal Work-Study Eligibility — Up to $1,800 (need-based by FAFSA; must secure job and apply funds to student account to receive)

Federal Loans

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan — at least $2,000 (non-need-based, interest accrues immediately, deferred until 6 months after graduation or not enrolled)

Federal Direct PLUS Loan — Varies (Loan in parent's name requires credit check. Awarded on difference between financial aid and direct costs. 10 year term.)

Federal Direct Subsidized Loan – up to $3,500 (need-based, no interest while in school, deferred until 6 months after graduation or not enrolled)

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