Loyola University Chicago

Financial Aid Office

Transfer Student Scholarships

The following scholarships are open to students transferring to Loyola:

Academic scholarships for transfers entering Fall 2018

These scholarships, which range from $9,000 to $17,000 per year, are offered to academically qualified undergraduate transfer students, who have a minimum of 20 credit hours of transferable coursework. Scholarships are renewable for up to three years if students maintain a 2.5-3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) and complete at least 12 credit hours each term. Academic scholarship recipients are expected to maintain full time enrollment and a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA). Please visit the Scholarship Renewal Policy for further information.

Note: Scholarships are renewed at the award amount applicable to the student's first year of enrollment.

Arrupe Transfer Award

Loyola University Chicago offers the Arrupe Transfer Award via a selective process to fall 2017 incoming transfer students from Arrupe College. Eligible students must graduate from Arrupe College by the summer of 2017. Admitted students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 15, 2017. Undocumented students are invited to apply as well.  Award amounts will vary by student based on the student’s individual financial need. The deadline for the scholarship is March 3, 2017.   Please check your admitted student status page for the application.

Magis Scholarship

DACA Scholarship (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

Loyola offers five scholarships for admitted transfer and freshman with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status. DACA scholarships cover tuition, on campus room and board, and mandatory student fees. These scholarships are highly selective and finalist will be required to attend an on-campus interview. Scholarship applications and due dates are as follows:

Admitted Freshman the application deadline is March 3, 2017. Click here to apply. (link to https://uao.luc.edu/register/2017DACAFR)

Admitted Transfers the application deadline is May 31, 2017. Click here to apply. (link to https://uao.luc.edu/register/DACA2017TR)


Mid-year transfers with fewer than 20 hours

Students transferring to Loyola for the Spring Semester with less than 20 hours of transferable credit will receive merit consideration based on the award amounts offered the previous fall cycle and with the submission of the final high school transcript.

Note: Scholarships are renewed at the award amount applicable to the student's first year of enrollment.

For more information about scholarship opportunities for transfer students, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 773.508.7704 or lufinaid@luc.edu.