King University has joined more than 750 four-year colleges and universities in offering a transfer scholarship exclusively to Phi Theta Kappa members. King was founded in 1867 and is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. It is located in Bristol, Tennessee, the twin city of Bristol, Virginia, and sits right on the Virginia-Tennessee state line in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains.
King has been named a Best Regional University in the South by U.S. News & World Report for nearly 30 consecutive years, and in 2016 it was ranked third in Tennessee for preparing students for high-paying careers by the Brookings Institution. It has seven academic schools of learning and features a wide variety of both national and international travel opportunities, some available as early as your first semester.
Learn more about the newest Phi Theta Kappa transfer scholarship and King University in this brief Q&A.
Tell us about your college’s new transfer scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa members.
King University is proud to offer this $1,000 per year award to Phi Theta Kappa members.
Why does your college feel it’s important to offer a scholarship opportunity for members?
Transfer students are an integral part of the college community at King. They find great success meeting their academic and career goals while contributing to our vibrant community.
Are there other transfer scholarships that could be stacked with your Phi Theta Kappa award?
Phi Theta Kappa students are also eligible for merit scholarships that may be as high as $14,000 per year. They may also qualify for another $1,000 per year if they meet the requirements of our honors program.
What other opportunities are available for transfer students at your institution to assist them in successfully transitioning from their previous college?
We provide an orientation session (called Access Day) and connect them to their academic advisor as quickly as possible.
In your opinion, what is one of the most impressive things about your college?
Without a doubt, it is our faculty. We have a beautiful campus and buildings, but our faculty are passionate about the success of our students.
Are there any special events or deadlines on your recruitment calendar that you would like to share?
We are a rolling admission university. That means we will consider and provide admission decisions up to the first day of classes.
Find more transfer scholarships like this one at PTK Connect.