LMU Academic Scholarships for Transfer Students

Loyola Marymount University offers several academic scholarship programs to recognize and reward the scholastic accomplishments of our most distinguished entering transfer students. No special application is required for these scholarships. All applicants for admission are automatically considered. Selection is based on academic accomplishment, including GPA. Additional factors may also be considered for particular scholarships, as indicated below. 

Scholarship Eligibility & Requirements

All enrolling transfer students are eligible for the scholarships described below. Equal opportunity shall be provided for all incoming students for scholarship consideration on the basis of their demonstrated academic ability and merit without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, and status with the armed forces unless otherwise stated in the scholarship guidelines.

Full-time enrollment (12-18 units) is required each semester to receive these awards. All awards  may be adjusted if you receive additional federal, state, or institutional aid after your scholarship is awarded. All LMU merit based scholarships are applied to billable costs only; funding is not provided to cover non LMU expenses. Awards are available for a maximum of six semesters of enrollment, and are not available for summer enrollment or enrollment in non-LMU study abroad programs.

Annual renewal of these awards is automatic up to 3 years or 6 semesters, as long as you meet the eligibility requirements outlined in the LMU Merit Scholarship Benefits and Responsibilities.

Here is a summary of our scholarship programs:

LMU Transfer Scholarships

LMU offers a limited number of LMU Transfer Scholarships to students with the most distinguished academic record at their prior institution(s). The LMU Transfer Scholarship is awarded at $5,000 per academic year and is automatically renewed for up to 3 years or 6 semesters of enrollment as long as recipients meet eligibility requirements. Scholarship selection occurs during the admission process, and no separate application is necessary. 

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships 

LMU offers a $2,000 merit scholarship to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members in good standing who are admitted and enroll at LMU. This will provide the most deserving students with up to $6,000 over three years to assist with tuition costs. Students will be identified through the LMU admission process. No separate application is necessary.


Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship in CBA (CLOSED)

  • Must be a first generation undergraduate student.
  • Must be enrolled in the College of Business Administration. 
  • Current students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. 
  • Entering Freshman must have a minimum high school 3.0 GPA. 
  • Transfer students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Financial need is required as demonstrated by the FAFSA. 
  • Applicants must be currently participating in LMU's First to Go mentoring program or must commit to participate in the program.