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For Incoming Transfer Students

Student Transfer Education Program (STEP) Scholarships

Deadline: March 1, 2020
Scholarship application available at:
Admission applications submitted by March 1, 2020 will serve as scholarship applications for the STEP scholarship program.

Scholarships available to transfer students will be based upon transferred hours, transfer GPA, submission admission application through, and complete a FAFSA annually by the deadline of March 1st 2020.  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 30 transfer hours
STEP B $2,000

 3.0 or higher

Must have completed at least 30 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.
  • Summer awardees must complete 6h per summer semester.
  • 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.