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For Incoming Transfer Students

Student Transfer Education Program (STEP) Scholarships

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Scholarship Application available by clicking below.

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Scholarships available to transfer students will be based upon transferred hours, transfer GPA, submission of the scholarship application, and complete a FAFSA annually by the deadline of March 1st.  The renewal of the scholarship will be based upon meeting the eligibility requirements.  For Spring or Summer Transfer Students, awards will be made based upon availability of funds.

 



Name Annual Award GPA Transfer hours
STEP A $4,000

 

3.5 or higher
Must have completed at least 45 transfer hours
STEP B $2,000

 

3.0 or higher
Must have completed at least 45 transferable hours

 

Renewal Requirements

  • Must complete a FAFSA annually. Priority will be given to those who complete the FAFSA by the priority due day of March 1st.
  • Must maintain the required GPA
  • Must complete at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 12 semester credit hours each Fall and Spring semester and successfully complete 30 Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi credit hours each academic year (fall, spring and summer) to be eligible for renewal.
  • Have no break in enrollment or eligibility.
  • Will be in effect for four consecutive semesters, fall and spring, toward the completion of the first undergraduate degree.

Summer Scholarships

The scholarships listed above are for the Fall and Spring semesters.  Depending on availability of funding, awards of $500/summer semester can be awarded to student who are undergraduate scholars or STEP scholars. 

 

Institutional Islander Guarantee Program

Resources have been dedicated to cover tuition and mandatory fees for newly enrolled Texas resident students whose Family Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is $40,000 or less and meet other criteria.

Eligibility and Renewal Requirements

  • Must be a Texas Resident.
  • Must submit a scholarship application the first year.
  • Must complete a FAFSA by the deadline of March 1st annually and be PELL Grant eligible.
  • Must maintain a 2.5 GPA.
  • Must complete at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi at least 15 semester credit hours each Fall and Spring semester.
  • Will be in effect for eight consecutive semesters, fall and spring, toward the completion of the first undergraduate degree as long as you continue to meet the above-mentioned criteria.