Posted on November 30th in REACH Blog

Wilmington University Establishes PTK Transfer Scholarship

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Wilmington University in New Castle, Delaware, is now offering a $1,000 transfer scholarship exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members.

WilmU offers online degree programs, locations throughout Delaware and New Jersey, flexible course schedules, and credits for experiential learning. Its tuition rates are consistently lower than those of regional and national competitors.

There are multiple virtual events happening in the coming days specifically for transfer students. Learn more about Wilmington University and its new transfer scholarship in this brief Q&A.

Tell us about your college’s new transfer scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa members:

We are pleased to offer $1,000 annually to five active PTK members who are continuing their education at Wilmington University. This is a competitive scholarship and an application is required. The application for the 2021-22 academic year will be made available in January 2021.

Are there other transfer scholarships that could be stacked with your Phi Theta Kappa award?

In addition to the PTK Recognition Scholarship, PTK members are eligible to apply for several other need- and merit-based scholarships. Most tribute and named scholarship funds are awarded annually, while the Wilmington University Scholarship is awarded in the fall and spring.

What other opportunities are available for transfer students at your institution to assist them in successfully transitioning from community college?

When getting started at WilmU, you have the ability to connect with a Student Recruiter via two-way texting and Zoom appointment. You also have the ability to connect with WilmU faculty to discuss academic programs and career pathways. We try to make the transfer process as easy and seamless as possible; you can transfer up to 90 college credits, which will save you time and tuition dollars.

In your opinion, what is one of the most impressive things about your college?

Wilmington University brings flexible and affordable higher education that is available to students at all career stages. Whether students are completing a degree or considering a master’s or doctoral degree, WilmU’s student-centered service helps students with flexible scheduling options to meet their needs with a fully accredited, reputable education recognized as having one of the most affordable tuition costs.

WilmU has over 130 degree programs and over 80 certificate programs, all available completely online. Students can choose courses in an accelerated block format that can ensure the most flexible scheduling options. Today’s students need higher education that works for them, within their schedules, wherever they are…and WilmU works.

Are there any special events or deadlines on your recruitment calendar that you would like to share?

Yes, our Transfer Webinar is a series dedicated to getting started at Wilmington University and learning more about the transfer credit process. Our upcoming Transfer Webinar occurs on Tuesdays, December 1 and 8, at 12 p.m. ET. Our Virtual Open House on December 2 allows you to learn about academic programs, financial aid, the transfer process, student services, and more! See the full list of WilmU Events.

Find more transfer scholarships like this one at PTK Connect.

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