Robert and Ellen Thompson Working Families Transfer Scholarship--TRANSFER STUDENTS ONLY

This scholarship is for newly enrolled transfer students from a Michigan college or university who plan to attend SVSU full-time. To be eligible, students must have a minimum 3.00 transfer GPA and 62 completed credit hours at the time of enrollment. Candidates must demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship will be renewed for up to 3 additional semesters (4 total) provided the student meets all criteria for renewal.

  • complete a minimum of twenty hours of community service per academic year
  • complete (or demonstrate a plan to complete) 30 applicable credits per academic year as defined by the official degree audit
  • maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 reviewed at the end of each semester
  • continue to annually complete the FAFSA or its equivalent
  • not revoke the FERPA waiver they authorized when they initially applied for the scholarship

Robert and Ellen Thompson
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a dependent of an SVSU employee?
  2. Is at least one of your parent(s) or guardian(s) currently employed?
  3. Please describe in one paragraph how your parent(s)' work ethic has inspired you to achieve more.
  4. Please provide the name and email address of a reference that we can contact regarding your application (no letter or attachments are requested at this time).