Transfer Student Scholarships

The Senator Ben Nevers Transfer Scholarship

The Senator Ben Nevers Transfer scholarship is offered to new transfer students at Southeastern. For questions, contact the Office of Financial Aid, Scholarship Services at scholarships@selu.edu or call (985) 549-5116.

Eligibility and Award Amounts:

New transfer students with LESS than 18 hours of college credit attempted/earned.
  • Student must have a 23 or higher ACT and a minimum 3.0 high school grade point average AND a minimum 3.0 transfer grade point average AND be in good academic standing.

  • All scholarships are awarded for seven continuous semesters provided retention requirements are met.

  • Although there is no formal deadline, students are strongly encouraged to apply early. The application for admission serves as the application for scholarships as well.

Below is a scholarship grid that indicates the annual scholarship award students may qualify to receive. Eligibility is based on full-time status.

 
Fall - Summer Annual Scholarship Packages

ACT        

Grade Point Average(4.0 Scale)

Housing

3.85-4.00

3.50-3.84

3.00-3.49

30+

$3,000

$2,800

$2,500

$3,000

27-29

$2,500

$2,100

$1,800

$1,500

24-26

$1,800

$1,600

$1,000

$750

23

$500

$500

$500

N/A


Eligibility and Award Amounts:

New transfer students with MORE than 18 hours of college credit attempted/earned.
  • Minimum 3.00 transfer grade point average AND good academic standing.
  • All scholarships are awarded for up to six continuous semesters provided retention requirements are met.  Number of semesters is based on the total number of hours the student has attempted (see "Semesters of Eligibility" below).

  • Although there is no formal deadline, students are strongly encouraged to apply early.  The application for admission serves as the application for scholarships as well.

Below is a scholarship grid that indicates the annual scholarship award students may qualify to receive. Eligibility is based on full-time status.

Fall - Summer Annual Scholarship Packages
 

                Grade Point Average(4.0 Scale)

3.85-4.00

3.50-3.84

3.00-3.49

$1,800

$1,600

$1,000


 
Semesters of Eligibility
 

Hours Attempted

Maximum Semesters Awarded

18-30

Six Semesters

31-45

Five Semesters

46-60

Four :Semesters

61-75

Three Semesters

76-90

Two Semesters

 

Retention Requirements:

Applies to all recipients of the Ben Nevers Transfer Scholarship

  • You must earn a MINIMUM 3.0 SEMESTER & CUMULATIVE GPA

  • You must be continuously enrolled full-time each semester (minimum 12 hours).

  • You must attempt and pass no less than 24 hours per academic year. The academic year is defined as the combination of the Fall,Spring, and Summer semesters.


Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Golden Opportunity Scholarship

Southeastern Louisiana University encourages students who are active Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society members to transfer to Southeastern upon completion of an associate’s degree.

PURPOSE

The purpose of this scholarship is to offer transfer options to active PTK Honor Society graduates in pursuit and completion of higher education goals. This formally recognizes that Southeastern Louisiana University will provide scholarship opportunities to active PTK Honor Society graduates who meet the guideline as outlined below. Scholarships will be awarded on an enrollment priority basis until available funds are committed.

SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY PHI THETA KAPPA HONOR SOCIETY GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

In addition to the Senator Ben Nevers Transfer Scholarship, students who are PTK graduates can also receive a supplementary two-year scholarship to Southeastern Louisiana University, contingent on the availability of funds, upon meeting the following criteria:

  • Student must have completed an associate’s degree no earlier than Spring 2021 with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • Student must be an active PTK member at the time of graduation.
  • Student must complete the FAFSA.
  • Student must complete an application for admission to Southeastern
  • Student must enroll full-time at Southeastern no later than the first regular semester (Fall or Spring) following their completion of an associate’s degree. Students enrolling during the Summer 2020 semester, must enroll in 6 or more hours.

 

PHI THETA KAPPA HONOR SOCIETY STUDENT GUIDELINES

To maintain eligibility, students must:

  • earn a total of 30 credits or more at the end of each academic year; and
  • maintain a 3.0 semester GPA to retain the award.

 

GUARANTEED ADMISSIONS

Students who meet the PTK Golden Opportunity Scholarship guidelines are guaranteed admission to Southeastern after completing an admissions application. Admission to a specific program of study is not guaranteed.

 

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT

The PTK Golden Opportunity Scholarship will be a $1,500 per year ($600 Fall/$600 Spring/$300 Summer) award for a maximum of two years. Summer enrollment is optional, but the Summer award ($300) will be forfeited if the student chooses not to attend the summer term. This scholarship will be in addition to any other scholarships for which the student qualifies.

 

How Do I Apply?

Students must self identify by emailing scholarships@selu.edu with a copy of their Phi Theta Kappa membership card. The Office of Financial Aid, Scholarship Services will confirm with the Southeastern Office of Admissions that all criteria is met. Notice of your award offer will be sent to your Southeastern email.