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Transfer Incentive Program

What is TIP?

TIP is a transfer incentive program offering grants up to $2,000 per semester for up to (5) semesters.  TIP is designed for incoming community college transfer students who have earned their associate's degree. 

Am I eligible for TIP?

You must meet the following TIP requirements:

  • Must be a community college transfer student
  • Earned an associate's degree
  • Must submit an official transcript displaying your degree date
  • Must apply to one of the eligible majors listed below and be admitted
  • Must submit a TIP Application Form

TIP Application Deadlines

  • Fall - August 10th
  • Spring - January 10th 

Deadline for Official Final Transcript with Associate's Degree Date

  • Fall - September 15th
  • Spring - February 15th

What are the TIP eligible majors?

  • Actuarial Science
  • Chemistry
  • Cloud Computing
  • Construction Management
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering at Laurel College Center*
  • Engineering Physics
  • English
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Finance
  • Fine Art
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Interior Design
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechatronics Engineering at Laurel College Center*
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Psychology at Laurel College Center
  • Screenwriting and Animation
  • Services and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Communication
  • Theater
  • Transportation Systems
  • Transportation Systems Engineering

*newly eligible programs, effective Fall 2023

If awarded the grant, students must: 

  • Remain in one of the TIP-eligible majors for the duration at Morgan
  • Maintain a full-time student status each semester (minimum 12 credits)
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5

Transfer students meeting the program specifications will see the award displayed on their student account no later than 10 business days after the submission of their final official transcript displaying their associate's degree date.