Cedar Crest College Has 3 New Scholarships for PTK Members

Students at Cedar Crest College

Cedar Crest College in Pennsylvania has established three new transfer scholarship opportunities for Phi Theta Kappa members, including one for $18,000 a year.

Founded in 1867, Cedar Crest has created a college and a curriculum “designed for women who want to achieve at the highest levels.” The college boasts an average class size of 15 and average lab size of 12. Located in suburban Allentown, Cedar Crest is an hour from Philadelphia, less than two hours from New York City, and three hours away from Washington, D.C.

Learn more about Cedar Crest College and its new transfer scholarships in this brief Q&A.

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

Cedar Crest College is proud to offer three new transfer scholarship opportunities for members of Phi Theta Kappa. Students who have earned a 3.50 GPA, have completed 24 transferable credit hours, and plan to enroll as traditional full-time students at Cedar Crest are eligible for an award of $18,000 per year.

Our School of Adult and Graduate Education also offers two scholarship opportunities for PTK members with minimum GPAs of 3.0 and at least 12 transferable credit hours. Members who plan to enroll as full-time students are eligible for a scholarship of $4,000 per year, and those who plan to enroll as part-time students are eligible for a scholarship of $1,500 per year. Students must submit proof of induction prior to matriculating at Cedar Crest College to receive these scholarships.

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

In addition to one-on-one advising with dedicated transfer counselors, Cedar Crest students also have access to our Student Success Center. Designed to help students achieve their academic goals, the Student Success Center is a one-stop shop for student services and support programs, including academic and study skills tutoring, advising, and disability resources. Advisors guide transfer students as they make academic decisions and assist them in developing meaningful goals, exploring interests, identifying career paths, and fostering individual responsibility for their education.

Cedar Crest College offers generous transfer credit policies that allow students to save money and valuable time. Cedar Crest will accept up to 68 credits from a two-year college and up to 90 credits from a four-year college.

Transfer students can earn credit for previous coursework — students who have earned an associate degree from a regionally accredited two-year or four-year institution satisfy the equivalent of the college’s liberal arts requirements, and students in the School of Adult and Graduate Education can receive credit for experience gained on the job or in the military.

What is one of the most impressive things about your college?

Since 1867, Cedar Crest College has offered an exceptional liberal arts education designed for students who want to achieve at the highest levels. With an impressive student-faculty ratio of 9:1 and average class size of just 15, our students enjoy a cohesive community of scholars and learners where they can find many opportunities for individual learning, exploration, and growth, and gain confidence in their potential to achieve their goals. Cedar Crest students have unparalleled opportunities to conduct, present, and publish their research.

We believe in preparing the whole student for life in the global community. Cedar Crest graduates are the next generation of confident leaders and learners.

Find more transfer scholarships like this one at PTK Connect.

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