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For Incoming Transfer Students

1. Student Transfer Education Program (STEP) Scholarships

Deadline: March 1, 2021

Scholarship application available at:
Admission applications submitted by March 1, 2021 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 2021.  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.


2. Additional scholarship opportunities

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A. Endowed Scholarships: 21-22 TAMU-CC Undergraduate Scholarship Application

Deadline: March 1, 2021 

Students will apply for endowed scholarships utilizing our online scholarship application. Please note that students will be redirected to the application, and will need to log in using their Islander ID and password. To obtain your Islander ID and password, click here. This scholarship application is available for all incoming, transfer and current undergraduate students.

B. Honors Program scholarships

The Honors Program at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi offers scholarship opportunities to students. Those wishing to be considered for a scholarship must be admitted to the Honors Program and must submit the Honors Program Scholarship Application by the posted deadline. For more information, please visit the Honors Program web site.

C. Music, Art, and Theatre

See Additional Scholarships.

D. Athletic Scholarships

Students seeking athletic scholarships should send inquiries to the coach of their intended sport.

Students applying for additional scholarships are encouraged to submit a FAFSA each academic year.  Students who are unable to meet the enrollment requirements due to limits set by their academic program, graduation, course offerings, approved disability accommodations, or other circumstances beyond the student's control may submit a Scholarship Enrollment Exception Form for consideration.