Transfer Student Scholarships

Transfer Student Scholarships

Hood College's merit scholarship program recognizes the achievement, talent and potential of transfer students. Awards are based upon their achievement in the classroom, their ability to think analytically, their talent and creativity within their areas of interest and the potential for success they bring to Hood College.

All students applying for admission to Hood College will be considered for these scholarships. No special application is required. Students will be informed of their eligibility through the admission application process.

For more information on the scholarship qualifications, please contact the Office of Admission at

Transfer Scholarships

This scholarship structure is in effect for students entering Hood College beginning in the fall 2023 semester. 

Presidential Scholarship$28,000 per year
Dean Scholarship$24,000 per year
Leadership Award$20,000 per year
Pillar Scholarship$1,000 per year (beginning with Fall 2024)


Scholarships awarded to new transfer students and are renewable throughout the student’s undergraduate career (scholarship may be received for four semesters or completion of the bachelor's degree, whichever comes first). Students must be enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 credits per semester) and maintain satisfactory academic progress toward their degree.


Stackable Awards

The following institutional awards may be awarded in addition to the above merit scholarships.

  • Honors ($2,000) Awarded to students who have been admitted to the Hood College Honors Program.
  • Legacy ($1,000) Awarded to full-time students whose parent, sibling or grandparent received a Hood bachelor's or master's degree.
  • Phi Theta Kappa ($2,000) Awarded to full-time students who have indicated their induction cycle and institution on their Hood application. Please indicate on your application if you have been inducted into PTK.