Scholarships for transfer students

Merit-based tuition scholarships

When you apply to FLC as a transfer student, you will automatically be considered for our merit-based scholarships (Transfer Tuition Merit Scholarship, New Mexico/San Juan Reciprocal Scholarship, or Western Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship). No additional application is necessary. Students will be considered for one merit scholarship; merit scholarships may not be combined.

Transfer Tuition Merit Scholarship

Eligible students (3.0 or higher college-level GPA who have not previously earned a baccalaureate degree) will be automatically considered for this scholarship. It is renewable for up to 8 semesters or 120 earned credits, whichever comes first.

Cumulative GPA Annual award for in-state students Annual award for out-of-state students
3.5+ $2,000 $3,000
3.0 - 3.49 $1,500 $2,500

New Mexico Reciprocal Scholarship

For residents of New Mexico

This merit scholarship brings FLC tuition to the “in-state rate” for residents of New Mexico. It is available to transfer students seeking their first baccalaureate degree with a minimum cumulative college-level GPA of 3.0. Scholarship is renewable if you continue to meet renewal criteria.

San Juan College Reciprocal Scholarship

This scholarship is available to students transferring from San Juan College in Farmington, New Mexico, with a cumulative college GPA of 2.75 or higher and have earned an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree. Students must be New Mexico residents to be eligible. Scholarship is renewable if you continue to meet renewal criteria.
Learn more about the San Juan Reciprocal Scholarship.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Scholarship

For residents of AK, AZ, CA, HI, MT, ND, NM, NV, OR, SD, UT, WA, and WY, as well as Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

The WUE scholarship is available to transfer students seeking their first baccalaureate degree with a minimum of 30 college-level semester credits and a minimum cumulative college GPA of 3.0. Scholarship is renewable if you continue to meet renewal criteria.


Additional scholarships

Foundation, departmental, and alumni scholarships

Foundation & departmental scholarships are sourced from private donors and available to transfer students seeking their first baccalaureate degree. Awards are based on academics, achievement, and financial need. These scholarships require their own application and are due on or before February 1 each year.

Our Alumni Engagement office provides scholarships to the children and grandchildren of FLC alumni. When you complete the application for foundation and departmental scholarships, you will be considered for the Alumni Scholarship.

Apply for additional scholarships


Financial support for Native American students

Students who are members of US federally recognized Native American tribes may attend FLC tuition free with the Native American Tuition Waiver. Additional expenses still apply.

The Native American Center provides information on scholarships to support students with other expenses such as student fees, housing and meal costs, books, and any other fees.


Varsity athletic programs & cycling

For information about athletic scholarships, please contact the head coach of the program in which you are interested.

FLC's cycling program also offers scholarships to support student cyclists.