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ACE Scholars Services Transfer Grant

ACE Scholars Services has progressive two-year grants for incoming transfer students!

The ACE Transfer Grant is a two-year, 4 semester grant just for transfer students totaling $4000. The grant will increase each semester if requirements are met (awarded in August and January).

  • Fall Semester Year 1: $600 grant the first semester at CSUSM
  • Spring Semester Year 1: $800 grant the second semester at CSUSM
  • Fall Semester Year 2: $1,100 grant the third semester at CSUSM
  • Spring Semester Year 2: $1,500 grant the fourth semester at CSUSM

Grant Eligibility

Grant Requirements (Evaluated Each Semester)

  • Attend ACE Transfer Seminar with no more than 1 excused absence
  • Completion of Tukwut Leadership Circle by end of 1st year
  • 2 meetings with ACE Counselor per semester
  • Maintain 12+ units each semester
  • Maintain a 2.3 or better GPA in CSUSM classes
  • Financial need (i.e., have not met cost of attendance with other grants and scholarships)