Scholarships & Grants

Transfer Scholarship for Online Bachelors Degree Programs

Many transfer students qualify for a Transfer Scholarship.  Transfer Scholarships are intended for students who wish to transfer to Asbury University to complete a bachelor's degree online through the Adult Professional Studies program.  The requirements for the Transfer Scholarship are listed below.  NOTE:  The Transfer Scholarship is not applied to a student’s account until after the official drop/add period.  If the Transfer Scholarship does not appear on your financial aid award, this does not mean that you are ineligible.  Students who meet the Transfer Scholarship requirements will receive the scholarship funds AFTER the drop/add deadline for each semester.  The Transfer Scholarship is awarded in addition to any other federal or state aid for which a student qualifies.

  • GPA Requirement and Award Amounts:  Students who transfer to Asbury University with a cumulative Grade Point Average from all previously attended institutions of 3.0 or higher will receive a $600 per semester scholarship.  Students who transfer with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.00-2.99 will receive a $300 per semester scholarship.
  • Enrollment Requirement:  Students must be enrolled in 12 or more credit hours in a semester at Asbury to receive the Transfer Scholarship.
  • Renewal Requirements:  In order for a student’s scholarship to be renewed each semester, they must meet the following expectations.  Students must maintain a 2.00-2.99 to receive the $300 scholarship.  Students must maintain a 3.00 or higher to receive the $600 scholarship.  Students must continue to be enrolled in 12 or more credit hours each semester.  Students must maintain full-time enrollment in consecutive semesters.


Grants and Scholarships for Teacher Education Programs

Federal TEACH Grant Program

The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who agree to teach for four years at an elementary school, secondary school, or educational service agency that serves students from low-income families and to meet other requirements. The terms and conditions of this teaching service obligation are explained in the TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve that you must sign before you receive a TEACH Grant.

KHEAA Teacher Scholarship Program

The KHEAA teacher Scholarship Program provides financial aid to highly qualified Kentucky students pursuing initial teacher certification at participating Kentucky institutions.  All applicants must be Kentucky residents enrolled full-time (unless enrolled for the final term of a teacher certification program and less than full-time enrollment is required to complete the program).  Applicants must demonstrate financial need to qualify for a KHEAA Teacher Scholarship.


Graduate Program Assistantships

Master of Arts in Communications Program Assistantships