Transfer Students

Academic scholarships are awarded based on your college and high school achievement.

Presidential Transfer Scholarship*

Awarded to students who have achieved a 3.5 cumulative college GPA AND completed at least 26 semester hours of college work.

Distinguished Transfer Scholarship*

Awarded to students who have achieved a 3.0 cumulative college GPA.

Central Transfer Scholarship*

Up to $2,000
Students that have graduated from high school AND have enrolled in and completed college coursework.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Awarded to students that are an active member of Phi Theta Kappa.  Awarded in addition to any merit-based scholarship.

Heritage Award

Awarded to students who are a member of the Reformed Church in America OR the child of an alum OR have a sibling attending or graduated from Central College.

Scholar Days

Interest-based awards are available to all incoming students wanting to continue their involvement in activities at the college level, as  a major area of study or extra-curricular activity. Learn more


*Students may receive one of the scholarships listed.

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