KCTCS Academic Transfer Scholarship

UofL offers a competitive academic scholarship for students transferring from a KCTCS institution or the Ivy Tech Community College system to aid in completing their first bachelor's degree.

Application Deadline & Requirements

  • A completed application for the KCTCS Transfer Scholarship must be submitted by August 1.
  • All official transcripts must be received and on-file by August 10.
  • 40 or more transferable credit hours must be completed by the end of the summer semester*.
    • At least 24 of which must be graded hours.
    • AP, IB, and CLEP credit can be counted toward the required 40 transferrable credit hours.
    • Transferable credit hours do not include developmental or technical coursework.
  • Minimum 3.25 transferable cumulative GPA**. 
  • Your transferable GPA will include all colleges attended. If you previously attended UofL, your grades and hours will be included in the transferable GPA.
  • Students most recently attended college must be a KCTCS institution or Ivy Tech Community College.

Anticipated Award Amounts

GPA Award
3.25-3.49 $1000
3.50-3.74 $1750
3.75-3.99 $2500
4.0+ $3000


Please note:

*If you are enrolled in summer classes, you must have official and final transcripts on file by August 10.

**Students may apply if they currently do not have a 3.25 transferable GPA or 40 transferable hours but anticipate they will at the end of the summer semester.

***Students who transfer to UofL during the spring semester are eligible to apply if above requirements are met. Spring hours and grades at UofL will be considered in scholarship eligibility (any UofL work completed prior to spring will also be included).