Loyola University Chicago

Financial Aid Office

Transfer Student Scholarships

The following scholarships are open to students transferring to Loyola:

Academic scholarships for Transfer Students entering Fall 2022

These scholarships, which range from $12,000 to $22,000 per year, are offered to academically qualified undergraduate transfer students, who have a minimum of 20 credit hours of transferable coursework. Scholarships are renewable up to three years for full time students. Please review scholarship policy.

 “Limitations:  Loyola’s academic scholarships are only applicable to full-time undergraduate students pursuing their first bachelor degree. College graduates who are seeking a second-bachelor degree are ineligible for any merit-based scholarship from the university.”


Note: Scholarships are renewed at the award amount applicable to the student's first year of enrollment. GPA requirements may vary based on award.

Arrupe Transfer Award

Loyola University Chicago offers the Arrupe Transfer Award via a selective process to incoming transfer students from Arrupe College. Eligible students must graduate from Arrupe College. Admitted students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 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 February 7, 2022.   Please check your admitted student status page for the application. Scholarship recipients are required to engage in a dynamic program to enrich their academic, social, spiritual, community, and professional experiences in college. This scholarship is renewal for two years.

Dreamer Scholarship

Loyola offers five scholarships for newly admitted transfer and freshman who have undocumented status. The Dreamer Scholarship covers 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. This scholarship is renewable for up to two years.

Scholarship application and deadline details are on the student’s application status page at (uao.luc.edu/status). If you have questions about these awards, please contact the Undergraduate Admission office at 800-262-2372.

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.