Transfer Undergraduate

Transfer Scholarships

At Benedictine University at Mesa, we promise our students an education that is affordable. We work with students and their families to exhaust all possible means of financial aid, including federal loans, need-based grants, academic scholarships and work-study options. Student learning and success is out first priority. That's our promise to our students. Keeping that promise is how Benedictine got to be the fastest-growing university in the country.

Available Scholarships

Mesa Partnership Scholarship
Amount: $3,000 per year.
Eligibility: Employee or dependent of City of Mesa employee; employee or dependent of Mesa Public Schools employee; Mesa Public Schools graduate or Mesa Community College student who earned at least 60 credit hours or an associate degree.
Renewability: Cumulative 2.0/4.0 GPA; full-time enrollment.

Phi Theta Kappa Award
Amount: Students with 3.00-4.00 cumulative GPA will receive a St. Benedict Award (in the amount listed below) and an additional Phi Theta Kappa Award in the amount of $1,000.
Eligibility: Member of Phi Theta Kappa; full-time enrollment.
Renewability: Cumulative 3.0/4.0 GPA; full-time enrollment.

St. Benedict Award

Cumulative GPA Award Amount
3.75-4.00 $10,500
3.51-3.74 $9,500
3.26-3.50 $7,500
3.00-3.25 $6,000
2.75-2.99 $5,000
2.50-2.74 $4,000

: Evaluation of academic performance in college coursework; full-time enrollment.
Renewability: Cumulative 2.75/4.0 GPA; full-time enrollment.

Catholic High School Recognition Award*
Amount: $5,000 per year.
Eligibility: Graduate of a Catholic high school.
Renewability: Full-time enrollment.

Faith-Based Commitment Award*
Amount: Up to $3,000 per year.
Eligibility: Active participant in a church/parish/temple; required commitment letter from church, parish or temple representative.
Renewability: Full-time enrollment.

Family Recognition Award
Amount: Up to $1,200 per year dependent on other institutional awards.
Eligibility: Incoming students of alumni parents and/or grandparents and with sibling(s) currently enrolled in the traditional undergraduate program or sibling(s) is a Benedictine University alumnus of the traditional undergraduate program.
Renewability: Full-time enrollment.

Transfers Please Note:

  • Full-time enrollment is defined as 12 or more semester credit hours per term.
  • Final transcripts must be received no later than 30 days after the first day of the term in which you are enrolled.
  • Student financial aid programs, terms and conditions are subject to change without notice or obligation.
  • Incoming sophomores: Limited to a maximum of three years or six terms of institutional awards.
  • Incoming juniors: Limited to a maximum of two years or four terms of institutional awards.
  • Incoming seniors: Limited to a maximum of one year or two terms of institutional awards.
  • In most cases, there is a limit to institutional awards.
  • Students seeking a second degree or second major do not qualify for these scholarships.
  • Student who have a previous bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree are not eligible for these scholarships.
  • Institutional awards are applicable to the cost of tuition only during the fall and spring semesters.

* The Catholic High School Recognition Award and the Faith-Based Commitment Award are mutually exclusive and cannot be combined.

Students who reside in Mesa, Arizona can apply for the Mesa Educates U Scholarship. For more information, click here.

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