Admission | Scholarships

Scholarships for Transfer Students

Students transferring to Ripon College from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 18 transferable semester credit hours and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 to 4.0 are eligible for Ripon’s transfer scholarships.

The scholarships and awards listed below will be bestowed upon an applicant after review of the admission application by the scholarship committee or a recommendation by a requested party. All scholarships and awards from Ripon College are stackable up to $19,000 per year. Additional institutional aid based on financial need also may be available.

Academic Scholarships and Awards

GPA Range Award
3.68 to 4.00 $18,000/yr
3.34 to 3.67 $16,000/yr
3.00 to 3.33 $14,000/yr
Below 3.00 $8,000-$10,000/yr
Other Academic Award
Current Phi Theta Kappa members $17,000/yr

Performance/Recognition Scholarships

As a future Ripon College student with demonstrated talent in the areas of art, music or theatre, you may be eligible for our fine arts scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 per year. While a major in the area is not required, you must demonstrate a commitment for pursuing the fine arts through your continued participation in the area of the scholarship while a student at Ripon. Performance/Recognition Scholarships can be combined with other institutional academic scholarships up to a maximum of $19,000 per year. *Annual Value: Each award may require a minimum GPA or other requirements for renewal.

Performance/Recognition Awards
Art $5,000/yr maximum award. Portfolio required.
Music $5,000/yr maximum award. Audition required.
Theatre $5,000/yr maximum award. Interview required.

Other Awards & Scholarships

Ripon Communication Consortium Scholarship Up to $5,000 per year Deadline: March 1, 2015

The Ripon Communication Consortium Scholarship is given to those students who demonstrate exceptional talent and/or diverse past experiences in journalism, media production and speech/debate activities. A separate application, due no later than March 1, is required. Click here to start the application.

Note: No interviews are required, and notification of scholarships is made within two weeks of the date of admission to Ripon College. Transfer scholarships are renewable provided the student is making satisfactory progress toward a Ripon College degree as defined in the catalog.