King Chapel tower with the trees in bloom on a sunny day.

If you are a transfer student, you will automatically be considered for our transfer merit scholarships as long as you complete your Cornell admission application by March 1. You'll need a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Transfer merit scholarships
Achievement Scholarship $27,000
Trustee Scholarship $24,000
Presidential Scholarship $22,000
Dean's Scholarship $20,000
Founder's Scholarship $18,000

Stackable scholarships and may require additional steps beyond your application for admission.

Stackable scholarships and awards
Music Scholarship Up to $5,000
Art Scholarship Up to $5,000
Theatre Scholarship Up to $5,000
Dance Scholarship Up to $5,000
Legacy Award $2,000
PTK Award $1,000 - $2,000

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What do you do next? If you haven't completed your Cornell admission application, yet, start that as soon as possible. If you have completed your application, great! Good luck!