New Transfer Scholarship: University of Delaware

The University of Delaware (UD) is the latest four-year college to establish a transfer scholarship exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members.

UD is located in Newark, about halfway between New York City and Washington, DC. Some fast facts about the school:

  • The college is home to America’s first study abroad program. More than 30 percent of UD students study abroad each year, and there are more than 100 study abroad programs in 40-plus countries.
  • UD students spent 250,000 hours serving the community.
  • UD was named on Kiplinger’s 2015 list of Best Values in Public Colleges.
  • UD’s Physical Therapy graduate program is No. 1 in the country.
  • 95 percent of bachelor’s degree graduates are employed or pursuing further education.

Check out this brief Q&A with UD’s senior associate director of the Office of Admissions to learn more about the new transfer scholarship.

Tell us about your college’s new transfer scholarship for members of Phi Theta Kappa.

Phi Theta Kappa scholarships are available to members who have completed 30-plus credits and have maintained a 3.5 or higher GPA. Scholarships are non-need based and valued at $2,000 per year for Delaware residents and $6,000 per year for non-Delaware residents.

What other opportunities are available for transfer students at your institution to assist them in successfully transitioning from community college?

The University of Delaware offers separate dates for new fall semester transfers during the summer New Student Orientation. There is also an on-campus, living-learning community for about 150 new transfers each fall.

And, the Transfer Student Organization is one of the more than 350 registered student organizations available.

In your opinion, what is one of the most impressive things about your college?

Our location, Newark, Delaware, is ideal for students who want a picturesque, small college town environment with close proximity to four of the largest cities in the Northeast: Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York, and Washington, DC.

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