Merit Scholarships

Academic Awards

Transy has a wide range of scholarship opportunities, from $8,000 awards to full tuition for academics, leadership and more. Fill out an application, be admitted, and you’re automatically eligible for scholarship consideration! And don’t worry, we practice holistic admissions, taking into account you as a whole person — not just your test scores and GPA. Take a look at just some of the scholarships available: 

The chart below allows you to estimate your scholarship award. For a more complete estimate, visit the Net Price Calculator.

Premier Scholarships

To be eligible for a Premier Scholarship, you must be selected as a Premier Scholar and attend the scholarship interview. These awards cannot be combined with the merit awards listed below.


William T. Young
Full tuition and fees

Kenan and Trustee
Awards begin at $25,000 per year

Students eligible for these Premier Scholarship awards will be selected based on application materials, academics, essays and an interview. Those chosen to compete for these awards must have applied by the Early Action Deadline #2 (Dec. 1) and complete an on-campus interview.

Merit Scholarships

These awards are given based on application materials, ACT scores (or SAT equivalent) and GPA. 


Awards begin at $22,000 per year

31 ACT and 4.0 GPA

Awards begin at $21,000 per year

29 ACT and 3.8 GPA

Awards begin at $19,000 per year

26 ACT and 3.6 GPA.

Note: This is the maximum award level for test optional applicants.

Awards begin at $16,000 per year

24 ACT and 3.4 GPA

Awards begin at $9,000 per year

23 ACT and 3.0 GPA

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