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Presidential Transfer Award

Spring 2020 Enrollment term: Presidential Transfer Awards range from $15,000 to $19,000 and are guaranteed to all admitted first-time transfer students, enrolling full-time at Drake.

 Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Enrollment terms: All first-time transfer students, enrolling full-time at Drake are guaranteed a Presidential Transfer Award ranging between $17,000 to $20,000, per year. 

Members of  Phi Theta Kappa are eligible for Drake's PTK Scholarship.

 No separate application for the Presidential Scholarship is required but students must first submit an application for admission.

Presidential Transfer Awards are renewable based on consecutive full-time undergraduate enrollment. Students who are enrolling part time or with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible.

Awards are based on a variety of criteria depending on the type of scholarship and are not based on financial need.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE RENEWABLE (UP TO 4 YEARS TOTAL OR UNTIL A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IS EARNED) IF REQUIRED ACADEMIC STANDING AND GRADE POINT AVERAGE ARE MAINTAINED. For students entering one of Drake’s joint undergraduate/graduate degree paths, refer to the table below to see how undergraduate awards (including Fine Arts Scholarships) are impacted.



Scholarship Availability

Law 3 + 3

Undergraduate awards available for 3 years or until first year of Law Program (L1).

Doctor of Pharmacy

Undergraduate awards available for 4 years or through the 2nd year of the Pharmacy Program (P2).

Masters in Athletic Training

Undergraduate awards available for 3 years or until the first year of the Athletic Training Program (AT1). There is a one-time, $5000 scholarship for AT1.