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Dates & Deadlines

Early Action
Application Deadline:
December 10

Regular Decision
Application Deadline:
March 1

National Candidate
Reply Date:
May 1

Scholarships & Awards - Transfer Students

Coe College recognizes students like you who strive for and achieve excellence in academics. To learn the exact amount that you may be eligible to receive, simply apply to Coe College.

Merit Awards

All students who apply for admission to Coe will be automatically considered for merit awards. To receive the full award amount, students are expected to live on-campus. Commuter students should contact the Office of Admission with questions.


Transfer Academic Scholarships

Award valued at $13,500-$20,000 per year. A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA from an accredited college or university and at least 4 course credits (16 semester hours) in transfer credit are required for consideration.  This scholarship is awarded at the time of admission.


Kirkwood Community College Scholarships

Award valued at $14,000-$21,000 per year. A minimum 3.0 cumulative college GPA and completion of an Associate of Arts degree from Kirkwood Community College is required for consideration. This scholarship is awarded at the time of admission.


Crimson Grants

Award valued at a minimum of $6,000 per year. Crimson grants are based on a cumulative college GPA from an accredited college or university and will be awarded at the time of admission.


Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

Award valued at $1,000. Phi Theta Kappa scholars receive this award in addition to any merit-based scholarship for which he or she qualifies.


Music Scholarships

Scholarships are renewable and valued upwards of $1,000. Do you have diversified interests and want to continue with music? Scholarship auditions are open to majors and non-majors alike. The Music Department also awards a limited number of larger scholarships for students interested in majoring in music, including the Marshall Full-Tuition Scholarship.

Winners of the Marshall Full-Tuition Music Scholarship are not eligible for any other Coe funded financial aid.


Theatre Scholarships

Scholarships are renewable and valued up to $5,000. Whether you hope to be a professional actor, director or simply plan to continue involvement in the theatre arts, opportunities exist at Coe College. Scholarship auditions and interviews are open to majors and non-majors alike.


Williston Jones Full-Tuition Diversity Leadership Scholarships

Coe believes educational experience is strengthened by the inclusion of strong voices from diverse backgrounds. This scholarship is awarded to students from historically underrepresented populations. Several full- and partial-tuition scholarships will be awarded. Deadline is January 6, 2015. Finalists interview on campus during Scholars Weekend.

Winners of the Williston Jones Scholarship are not eligible for any other Coe funded financial aid.


Sibling and Legacy Awards

Awards valued at $500 and $1,000, respectively. Siblings of current Coe students or siblings of Coe graduates are eligible to receive $500 annually. Children with parents or grandparents who are Coe alumni are eligible to receive $1,000 annually.


Roy J. Carver Scholarships

Award valued at $7,600. To be considered, a student must have graduated from an Iowa high school or been an Iowa resident for the last five years. Students must also have reached junior status in credits and possess a minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA. All online applications must be submitted by April 1.