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Transfer Distinction Award

Celebrate Your Hard Work Scholarship

Great News for Transfer Students with an Associate’s Degree! You already qualify for our Transfer Distinction Award Scholarship.

Supporting Transfer Students from Community Colleges

As a result of our continued commitment to community colleges, we are pleased to offer the Transfer Distinction Award, guaranteeing all recipients our maximum transfer merit scholarship of $18,000.

The Transfer Distinction Award will be awarded automatically to any student with an associate’s degree from an accredited institution and replaces Transfer Merit Aid.

Phi Theta Kappa recipients can receive an additional $2,000 per year, guaranteeing your total award of $20,000 every year you maintain the GPA specified on your offer of admission from Western New England University.


  • You must have or will earn an associate’s degree before enrolling at Western New England University
  • You must have a 2.50 or better cumulative GPA from any/all institutions attended
  • You must meet the Admissions requirements for your chosen major
  • You must be enrolling as a full-time student.

So what are you waiting for? Contact us for more information on how you can take advantage of this incredible new opportunity or apply today.

For questions about the Transfer Distinction Award, contact Michael Russell, Director of Transfer Admissions at or 413-782-1590.