Incoming Transfers

Complete these steps to apply for all available aid programs for new/incoming transfer students.

Application Steps

  1. Apply for fall admission by March 1.

    Merit-based Admissions scholarships are available for full-time incoming transfer students who apply for fall admission by March 1.  Recipients are selected are based on transfer GPA and total transfer units without considering financial need.

    To apply for these scholarships, just submit a complete application for fall Admission (including transcripts) by March 1.  (No additional scholarship application required.)  Recipients are notified in April.

  2. Review the general Eligibility Requirements for federal aid.
  3. To apply for grants or loans, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process.
  4. Maryland residents, should apply for state aid from the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC).  Both students and parents must be residents of Maryland. Some MHEC aid programs only require the FAFSA but many require additional applications.

    a) Many MHEC aid programs require you to submit a FAFSA by March 1.

    b) Review MHEC's aid programs and complete their additional applications.

    c) If you change schools mid-year or after you have already accepted your MHEC aid, you must visit MDCAPS to reassign your awards to your new school.

    d) Transfer students from Maryland community colleges should review MHEC's 2 +2 Transfer Scholarship.

  5. Apply for TU Foundation Scholarships from private donors.
  6. Explore TU's Departmental Scholarships.
  7. Use our Scholarship Seeker to search for additional TU and MHEC scholarships.
  8. Search for other Private Scholarships.
  9. If applicable, apply for military benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  10. We start sending award notifications to new students by early March.
  11. To review and accept your awards, follow the instructions in Your Award Guide. It explains everything you need to know about accepting, receiving and retaining awards.


Office of Financial Aid

Enrollment Services
Room 339
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Monday – Friday 8:00 to 4:30