Transfer Students

Admitted full-time transfer day students are automatically considered for the following renewable scholarships. A separate application is not required.

If you are considering transferring to Dominican, we would be glad to help you through the process.

Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 Transfer Student Merit Scholarships

Scholarship Amount GPA Requirement
Trustee Scholarship $20,000 per year Minimum 3.50
Presidential Scholarship $17,000 per year 3.00 - 3.49
Deans Scholarship $15,000 per year 2.50 - 2.99

Annual scholarship amounts are divided in half between the Fall and Spring semesters. Scholarships are not awarded for the Summer semester.

Scholarship Renewal Policy

Scholarships can be renewed for subsequent years of study with the University depending on their grade level when the student began. Students who transfer at a sophomore level standing may receive and renew the scholarship for up to 3 years (6 semesters), junior level students may receive/renew for up to 2 years (4 semesters), and senior level students may receive/renew the scholarship for up to 1 year (2 semesters). Renewal criteria includes full-time undergraduate enrollment (minimum 12 units per semester) and maintaining a minimum cumulative grade point average as listed below:

  • Trustee Scholarship: minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Presidential Scholarship: minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA
  • Deans Scholarship: minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA

In addition to meeting the minimum cumulative GPA, to maintain Institutional aid eligibility, students must also meet Federal SAP eligibility.

Bay Area Transfer Grant

  • $2,000 annual grant for non-nursing full-time Undergraduate Day program Transfer Students
  • Must have directly transferred to the University from College of Marin, Diablo Valley College, Santa Rosa Junior College, Solano Community College and Napa Valley College

Marin Teachers of Color Scholarship

  • Established by anonymous donors
  • Must be an Education Studies major
  • Junior or Senior working on credential coursework
  • Under-served, African-American and/or Latinex students living in Marin County
  • Intend to teach in a Marin County Public School following graduation

Music Scholarship

  • Limited partial tuition scholarships
  • Must be a music major at Dominican
  • Audition required

Coaches Award

  • Limited partial tuition scholarships
  • Please contact coach for more information

Transfer Honor Society Award (beginning Fall 2018)

  • $2,500 for members of Alpha Gamma Sigma or Phi Theta Kappa honor societies transferring into the Undergraduate Day program
  • Students must notify Office of Admissions at the time of application
  • Proof of Honor Society Membership is required to complete Application for Admission