Transfer Scholarships

Everyone accepted for admission is automatically considered for a Nebraska Wesleyan scholarship. There’s no separate application process for these scholarships.

Academic Scholarships

Transfer Academic Scholarships (effective for students starting Spring 2017)

Scholarship Annual Amount Criteria
Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship $14,000

Member of PTK at time of admission

Kappa Beta Delta Scholarship $14,000

Member of KBD at time of admission

Prairie Wolves Transfer Scholarship $12,000

Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above

Great Plains Transfer Scholarship $11,000

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above

University Place Transfer Scholarship $10,000

Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above

Cumulative GPA is calculated on a 4.0 scale and may be weighted.


Additional Transfer Scholarships

In addition to your eligibility for an Academic Scholarship listed above, you may be eligible for the following additional NWU Scholarships.

Scholarship Amount Deadline
Wesleyan Honors Academy Scholarship Up to $3,000 per year Not applicable
Alumni Legacy Scholarship $1,000, renewable Not applicable
Great Plains United Methodist Scholarship $500 to $2,000, renewable Not applicable
Students With Dependents Scholarship $500 April 17, 2015


Competitive Scholarships and Grants

These NWU scholarships require students to apply and compete against other applicants.

Scholarship Amount Deadline
Art Scholarship Vary December 1
Aspiring Writers’ Scholarship Vary November 1
Music Ensemble Participation Grant Vary Audition dates vary.
The Bennett Music Scholarship Vary Audition dates vary
The Fosbury Music Scholarship Vary Audition dates vary
The Harrod Music Scholarship Vary Audition dates vary
The Marshall Music Scholarship Vary Audition dates vary
Theatre Scholarships Vary Audition dates vary


Minority Student Scholarships

Nebraska Wesleyan offers scholarship programs directed toward minority students.

Scholarship Amount Deadline
Vaughn Scholarship for Students of Color Range from $1,000-$4,000 Not applicable

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Financial Aid Office, Smith-Curtis 207
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Lincoln NE 68504
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