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Transfer Scholarship Opportunities

Students transferring to Marymount University are eligible for a number of grants, scholarships, and other forms of financial aid.

Unless otherwise noted, these scholarships are all for students pursuing their first bachelor’s degrees.

Transfer Academic Scholarship

This renewable $6,000 scholarship is available for full-time, first-degree transfer students with 30 or more college credits and a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher. This scholarship is automatically awarded to any students that meet the criteria. Also, it is renewable, provided the student remains in good academic standing.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

This renewable scholarship for up to $2,000 is available to first-degree transfer students who have been active members in their former institution’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter. Applicants should be enrolled full time and have at least a 3.5 GPA and 30 college credits.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by May 1. Later applications will be considered on a funds-available basis.

CyberCorps Scholarship for Service


This scholarship, funded by the National Science Foundation, is open to undergraduate students pursuing a B.S. in Information Technology with a concentration in Networking and Cybersecurity, or a B.S./M.S. with an undergraduate concentration in Networking and Cybersecurity and a graduate concentration in Computer Security. The award includes an $8,000 stipend, full tuition and academic fees, a book allowance of $1,000, funding for conference attendance, and a paid summer internship. Upon graduation, the recipient will fulfill a two-year work commitment in the cybersecurity field with a federal, state, or local government agency or a federally funded research and development company.

Undergraduates must be at least at the sophomore level in order to apply.

Contact Dr. Diane Murphy, program director, for application information and deadlines.

Honors Program Scholarship

Transfer students admitted to the Marymount University Honors Program may be eligible for an additional scholarship award. Admission to the program is very competitive. Applicants should have a college GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and a 1270 SAT or 27 ACT composite score. 

The Honors Program have strict deadlines and must be completed by:
  • November 1 - Spring and Fall Entry
  • January 15 - Fall Entry
  • March 1 - Fall Entry
 For more infomation, please contact Andrew Fournier

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Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG)

Each year, the Commonwealth of Virginia determines a grant amount to be awarded to legal residents of Virginia who attend Marymount full-time. The grant amount for this year is estimated to be $3,200.

Qualifying students should submit the VTAG application to the Office of Financial Aid by no later than July 31. Later applications will be considered by the Commonwealth on a funds-available basis.

VTAG application
VTAG factsheet

DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG)

The District of Columbia provides a renewable $2,500 grant to DC residents who attend Marymount full-time. This grant is awarded solely on the basis of DC residency, not on financial need.

Qualifying students should submit the DC OneApp and required documents to the District of Columbia government by June 30. Later applications will be considered on a funds-available basis.

DC OneApp
DCTAG factsheet

Need Based Grants, Loans, and Other Aid

Students with demonstrated financial need may qualify for additional financial aid from Marymount University or from federal, state, or local government sources. Additional information about Pell, SEOG, Stafford, Parent PLUS, Work-Study, and other need-based financial aid programs can be found at the Office of Financial Aid.

Marymount Visit Grant

Prospective transfer students who make an official visit to Marymount after July 1 and before May 1 are eligibile to receive a one time $500 grant. The $500 will be applied within your Marymount financial aid package. The official visit must occur within one year of enrolling at Marymount.

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