Financial Aid

2016-17 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

Applicants that have earned 24 college level credit hours will be considered for academic scholarship based solely on college G.P.A. Applicants that have earned less than 24 college level credit hours will be considered for academic scholarship based on a combination of college G.P.A, high school G.P.A, and SAT/ACT test scores.

Transfer I - $20,000/year
Eligibility: 3.8 G.P.A

Transfer II - $15,000/year
Eligibility: 3.5 - 3.799 G.P.A.

Transfer III - $10,000/year
Eligibility: 3.0 - 3.499 G.P.A.

Campus Visit Scholarship

Apply and Visit by June 1st to earn a $2,500 per year Visit Scholarship.

Institutional Scholarships and Grants

Phi Theta Kappa
Awarded to members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

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