Apply for Admission FAFSA Information



Financial aid does not automatically transfer with you.  You must apply for financial aid at your new school. If you plan to transfer to UAM, you must:

  • Notify your current school’s Financial Aid Office in writing of your intention to transfer so that pending financial aid can be cancelled
  • Add UAM school code (001085) to your FAFSA application online. (allow 3-5 days to process)
  • If your FAFSA is selected for Verification, you will need to complete verification forms at UAM.  Review your WeevilNet To Do list for specific instructions.
  • Once Federal Aid is calculated, you will receive an Award Letter by e-mail to sign and submit.
  • Finalize your registration.



  • To be eligible for scholarship consideration, students must:
    • Apply for admissions and provide all official documents to the office of admissions.
    • Be an incoming full-time (15 hours), first-time UAM transfer student seeking a first bachelor’s degree.
    • Have been enrolled at an accredited college/university during the academic year prior to the initial semester at UAM.
    • Have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.50.
    • Have 12-90 accepted transfer hours (these are the hours that UAM will accept from all previous schools attended).
  • No scholarship will be awarded if all official transcripts have not been received and reviewed by the Registrar’s office to determine accepted transfer hours.
  • GPA will be based on the official and final Cumulative GPA from college/university the student is transferring from.
  • Scholarship eligibility appeals can be submitted to the Scholarship Committee at
  • Award amount is based on the number of accepted transfer credits.

Renewal Criteria:

  • To renew the scholarship, students must:
    • Complete at least 15 hours each semester at UAM
    • Maintain a minimum term and cumulative GPA of 2.50 at UAM
  • If a student’s GPA for the term or their cumulative GPA falls below a 2.00, the scholarship will be rescinded, and the student will need to submit a scholarship appeal.
  • Only UAM hours enrolled will count towards the hours needed for the scholarship. If hours need to be made up, those hours must also be taken at UAM during the academic year. No funds will be available for the summer.


Scholarship Award Chart


12-29 Accepted Transfer Credits

$1,000 per semester

Maximum of 6 continuous semesters

30-59 Accepted Transfer Credits

$2,000 per semester

Maximum of 4 continuous semesters

60-90 Accepted Transfer Credits

$3,000 per semester

Maximum of 4 continuous semesters

  • Eligibility Requirements: Students who have been out of school for at least 2 years and have a 2.5 Cumulative GPA from their previous school. Transfer and readmits are eligible for this scholarship.
  • No funds are available for a graduate program.
  • This scholarship is a one-time payment for the first Fall or Spring semester the student enrolls at UAM. It does not renew and is non-refundable. No scholarships are awarded during the summer terms and cannot be bundled with other institutional scholarships.
  • Students must be meeting UAM’s Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy.
  • Apply for admission and provide a current transcript(s). Submit an application at Ready2Finish Scholarship Application
Program/Campus 6-11 Hours of Enrollment 12+ Hours of Enrollment

Monticello Campus



Technical Program



  • Out-of-state tuition is waived for residents of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Missouri. An out-of-state waiver is available to students from other states, when a student receives an institutional, performance, or athletic scholarship in an amount equal to tuition for a minimum of 12 hours in the fall and spring terms.
  • Waiver is applied when the student registers for classes.

Transfer your State Aid Scholarship

If you are transferring schools, it is very important that you let us know. In order to request a transfer in your YOUniversal account, you can log in at  and select “Change Schools.” The deadlines to request a transfer are October 1 for the fall semester and February 1 for the spring semester. Please note that you may only transfer your scholarship to an approved Arkansas institution of higher education. View a list of eligible, approved Arkansas colleges.


  • Various amounts and eligibility criteria.
  • Renewal is not guaranteed.
  • Contact Financial Aid at for more information.