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Transfer Trustee Scholarship

Transfer Trustee Scholarship
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LEAD THE HERD! Apply for the prestigious Transfer Trustee Scholarship, a full-tuition scholarship given to our TOP 2 community college graduates who plan to start at Rider in the Fall semester. Rider's Trustee Scholarship provides FULL TUITION for 2 years of full-time study, a value of over $83,000.

Submit Your Trustee Transfer Scholarship Application

A Transfer Trustee Scholar must

- Apply to Rider and apply to the scholarship by February 1st

- Be graduating from a community college in the Spring or Summer with at least 60 credits and plan to attend Rider University in the Fall semester as a full-time student

- Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher

- Be an active member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Requirements for Applying

- Complete application to Rider University

- 750-word minimum Transfer Trustee Scholarship Essay

- Official Transcripts from all colleges attended

- Resume of activities

- Recommendation Letter from a Faculty Member

- Recommendation Letter from their Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Advisor

*Students applying for an audition-based program, MUST audition by the February audition date

Once we have reviewed all essays and recommendation letters, we will select our Trustee Scholarship semi-finalists. Semi-finalists will be invited to Rider for an on-campus Interview Day on Friday, March 27, 2020. You will be notified within two weeks of the interview date. If selected as a semi-finalist, attendance at the on-campus Interview Day is required.