Transfer Students Scholarships and Awards

These scholarships and awards are granted without regard for financial need, although, once awarded, they do become an important part of the total financial aid package. The following scholarships are available for students enrolling at Luther with 24 hours of transferable credit.


Value:
$28,000 for students entering in the 2022 Fall semester.

Selection Criteria:
Awards are based on a 3.8 - 4.0 college GPA and 24 hours of transferable credit.

Application:
Complete a Luther application for admission.

Renewal:
Renewable as long as the student is enrolled full-time and maintaining satisfactory academic progress.


Value:
$26,000 per year for students entering in the 2022 Fall semester.

Selection Criteria:
Awards are based on a  3.5 - 3.79 college GPA and 24 hours of transferable credit.

Application:
Complete a Luther application for admission.

Renewal:
Renewable as long as the student is enrolled full-time and maintaining satisfactory academic progress.


Value:
$24,000 per year for students entering in the 2022 Fall semester.

Selection Criteria:
Awards are based on a 3.0-3.49 college GPA and 24 hours of transferable credit.

Application:
Complete a Luther application for admission.

Renewal:
Renewable as long as the student is enrolled full-time and maintaining satisfactory academic progress.


Value:
$22,000 per year for students entering in the 2022 Fall semester.

Selection Criteria:
Awards are based on a 2.76 - 2.99 college GPA and 24 hours of transferable credit.

Application:
Complete a Luther application for admission.

Renewal:
Renewable as long as the student is enrolled full-time and maintaining satisfactory academic progress.


Value:
$18,000 per year.

Selection Criteria:
Awards are based on up to a 2.75 college GPA and 24 hours of transferable credit.

Application:
Complete a Luther application for admission.

Renewal:
Renewable as long as the student is enrolled full-time and maintaining satisfactory academic progress


Value:
$3,000 to $7,000 per year.

Selection Criteria:
Awards are given to students who display outstanding potential for participation in music at Luther.

Application:
Complete a Luther application for admission and audition with the Music Department.

Renewal:
Renewable for students enrolled full-time up to eight semesters providing that the student is maintaining satisfactory academic progress and participating in both a qualifying ensemble and applied music lessons in the area of the scholarship (one credit). Applied music lessons incur an additional charge each semester.


Value:
$1,000 per year.

Selection Criteria:
Awards are given to students who auditioned and participated in their state's high school (9-12th grade) all-state festival (or approved equivalent festival, domestic or international) for one year. 

Application:
Complete a Luther application for admission.

Renewal:
Renewable up to eight semesters of full-time enrollment providing that the student is maintaining satisfactory academic progress and is participating in a qualifying music ensemble. Students not planning to participate in a music ensemble at the collegiate level will be awarded a one-time $1,000 scholarship for their first year.


Value:
$1,000 per year.

Selection Criteria:
Awards are given to students who participated in a Lutheran Summer Music Festival. 

Application:
Complete a Luther application for admission.

Renewal:
Renewable up to eight semesters, based on full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.


Value:
$1,000 per year.

Selection Criteria:
Awards are given to the dependent children of Luther College graduates.

Application:
Complete a Luther application for admission.

Renewal:
Renewable as long as the student is enrolled full-time and maintaining satisfactory academic progress.


Value:
$3,000 per year.

Selection Criteria:
Awards are granted to selected students from distinctive and broadly diverse backgrounds based on their potential to enrich the educational environment on campus and make positive contributions to the larger world.

Application:
Complete a Luther application for admission.

Renewal:
Renewable as long as the student is enrolled full-time and maintaining satisfactory academic progress.


Value:
Up to $1,000 yearly match per student from Luther College for congregational support.

Selection Criteria:
Matching grants are given to students whose home congregation financially supports their Luther education.

Application:
A representative of the student's home congregation must submit the EPIC Contribution Form (PDF).

Renewal:
Renewable up to 8 semesters, based on full-time enrollment and continuing participation of home congregation.