University of Evansville

Tuition and Aid

More than 95 percent of UE students receive some form of financial aid.

2016-17 Scholarships for Transfer Students

The University of Evansville is the largest provider of financial aid to our students. UE gift assistance is available to traditional, full-time, undergraduate, domestic students transferring to UE for the 2016-17 academic year.

Your Application for Admission serves as the initial application for all UE merit scholarships. No UE scholarship or need-based grant is available to students who already have a bachelor's degree, with the exception of those accepted into the last three years of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

Students may receive only one of the scholarships listed in purple, the award of highest value. Additional need-based assistance may be added to your merit-based award, as well as awards from the orange group below.

The following scholarships are available for transfer students entering UE in the 2016-2017academic year.

Merit-based Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

Academic scholarships are determined based on the student’s cumulative grade point average earned at the previous institution(s). Awards range from $9,000 to $15,000 per year.

Music and Theatre Scholarships

Auditions and interviews are required for students applying to the Departments of Music or Theatre. The value of the scholarship is influenced by both academic ability and performing arts talent. Scholarship notification will come AFTER the audition.

Additional Scholarship Considerations

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Awarded to members of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges. It is renewable with a UE GPA of 2.50.

Legacy Award

Awarded to children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of UE graduates.

Sibling Scholarship

Awarded to students who have a sibling attending UE. A student that qualifies for both the Legacy Award and the Sibling Scholarship will receive the Legacy Award.

United Methodist Scholarship

Awarded if student is a member of a United Methodist Church.

Music Ensemble Grant for non-music majors

Students must complete an audition with the Department of Music by March 1, 2016, and demonstrate sufficient talent to participate in band, choir, or orchestra. Renewal requires continued participation in an eligible ensemble.

Manager and Trainer Grants

Awarded at the discretion of UE's athletics manager or trainer to students who assist with UE's NCAA Division I athletics teams.

Renewal Criteria

UE scholarships are renewable annually if student maintains a minimum cumulative GPA as indicated below. Residency requirements apply - see UE Housing requirement as it relates to full-renewal of scholarships.

  • 3.0 GPA required for full renewal of all National Merit awards and President’s.
  • 2.5 GPA required for all other scholarships/awards.

Athletic Scholarships The University of Evansville competes at the NCAA Division I level. All 14 men's and women's sports offer athletic scholarships. Please be aware that the NCAA governs the awarding of financial aid, including any scholarships shown above. These scholarships may be adjusted per NCAA rules if you are awarded a UE athletic scholarship. Contact the coach of your sport for more information.