Financial Aid

2015-16 Transfer Scholarship and Award Information

Centenary recognizes students who have maintained solid performance throughout their college career. Academic Awards are based on cumulative college GPA and number of hours attempted. You must apply by the priority deadline (April 1 for fall, December 1 for spring) in order to be guaranteed the following awards. If you apply late, consideration will be based on funds available.

Academic Scholarships

Transfer I - $18,000/year
Transfer II - $16,000/year
Transfer III - $12,000/year
Transfer Award- $10,000/year

Campus Visit Scholarship

Make an official visit to Centenary and apply by December 15, and automatically qualify for a $5,000/year scholarship. If you visit and apply between December 15 and June 1, you'll still be eligible for a $2,500/year scholarship.

Official campus visit and application submitted by:
December 15th - $5,000 visit scholarship
June 1st - $2,500 visit scholarship

Institutional Scholarships and Grants

Legacy Award
Direct descendants of Centenary alumni (grandparent, parent, or sibling) qualify for this $1,000/year award. If an older sibling still attends Centenary, both students will receive the award!

Artistic Merit Award
Artistic merit awards are selected through audition or portfolio review by art, music, and theatre faculty.

Minister Dependents
Students who have a parent actively serving as an ordained United Methodist minister qualify for this $5,000/year award.

Centenary Methodist Grant
Awarded annually to new full-time students. Based on need; requires membership in the United Methodist Church and completion of the FAFSA.

Centenary Out-of-State Grant
Awarded annually to new full-time students. Based on need; requires U.S. residence outside of Louisiana and completion of the FAFSA.

Centenary Grant
Centenary Grants are available to admitted students with financial need. To be eligible for a Centenary Grant, students must complete the FAFSA.

Room Fee Waivers Automatically available to students in the 710-711 zip code range