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Transfer Student Scholarships

Transfer Scholarships

Students who plan to transfer to SDSU from another post-secondary institution can complete our online transfer scholarship application.

The scholarship application for students enrolling in the Summer 2024, Fall 2024 or Spring 2025 is now available in the MyState portal. Priority for Summer and Fall 2024 is given to applications received on or before Dec. 1, 2023.

In MyState, go to your Dashboard tab. Then look for the Scholarship Application section to access the 2024–2025 Incoming First-Time and Transfer Student Scholarship Application.

Transfer Student Scholarships

Amount: Amounts vary.
Eligibility: Applicants need to have completed college credit post-high school at a different post-secondary institution. ֱs vary based on departmental major, financial need and academic success.
To apply: For consideration, complete the Academic Scholarship Application.

Freedom Scholarship

Amount: $3,000–$5,000; Renewable but amounts may vary depending on student's financial need each year.
Eligibility: Must be a resident of South ֱ. Financial need based on Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) information. Recipients must enroll in a bachelor’s degree program and maintain full-time enrollment in both fall and spring semesters.
To apply: Must complete the FAFSA with priority consideration to students who complete it on or before March 1.

J&J Sisco Scholarship (Beca J&J Sisco)

Amount: Tuition and mandatory fees per year; renewable for a total of four years.
Eligibility:

  • A student that has lived in Mexico.
  • A student that has knowledge of the Spanish language.
  • A student that has knowledge of Mexican culture.
  • A student demonstrating financial need.
  • A student that is an incoming student.

First preference shall be given to a first-generation student that meets the above criteria. The scholarship shall be used to cover the cost of tuition and fees. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student remains eligible and in good academic standing. Students will be chosen through a selection process that could include an interview.
To apply: For consideration, complete the .

Traducción en español:
Qué Cubre?: El costo de matrícula y las cuotas obligatorias de cada año; renovable por un máximo de cuatro años.
Requisitos de Elegibilidad:

  • Un estudiante que haya vivido en México.
  • Un estudiante que tenga conocimientos del idioma español.
  • Un estudiante que tenga conocimientos de la cultura mexicana.
  • Un estudiante que demuestre necesidad financiera.
  • Un estudiante que sea estudiante entrante.

Se dará primera preferencia a un estudiante de primera generación que cumpla con los criterios anteriores. La beca se utilizará para cubrir el costo de la matrícula y las cuotas obligatorias. La beca es renovable siempre que el estudiante siga siendo elegible y tenga buen desempeño académico. Los estudiantes serán elegidos mediante un proceso de selección que podría incluir una entrevista.
Para Solicitar la Beca: Complete la .

Wokini Scholarships

Amount: $5,000 per year, renewable for three years for a total of $15,000.
Eligibility: Students who are tribally enrolled in federally recognized tribe in the United States, including Alaskan Natives, are eligible for the Wokini scholarship.
To apply: For consideration, complete the Academic Scholarship Application by Aug. 1 if starting the fall semester and Dec. 1 if starting the spring semester.