Scholarships for Transfer Students


The scholarship application process for the 2021–2022 academic year runs from January 11, 2021, through April 2, 2021. Scholarships are awarded in June.

How to Apply for Foundation Scholarships

A-B Tech/UNC Asheville Scholarships

UNC Asheville offers the following scholarship opportunities for A-B Tech transfer students. Students are awarded scholarships for two years at A-B Tech and then two years at UNC Asheville. (Please note: Applicants must self-identify/manually apply for these scholarships in the "Recommended Opportunities" list of scholarships once the general application is submitted.)

HERO Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

McKibbon CORE Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA.
  • Be enrolled full-time in the A.A., A.E., A.S. transfer program with a concentration on transferring to UNC Asheville
  • Demonstrate a financial need by completing the FAFSA.
  • Preference is given to those students currently participating in the A-B Tech Bulldog Trailblazer Promise program.

C.O.R.E. (Creating Opportunities for Regional Excellence) Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Be enrolled full-time in the A.A., A.E., A.S. transfer program with a concentration on transferring to UNC Asheville.
  • Demonstrate a financial need by completing the FAFSA.
  • Preference is given to those students currently participating in the A-B Tech Bulldog Trailblazer Promise program.

Download the 2020 A-B Tech UNC Asheville Core Scholarship Brochure

To learn more about the Bulldog Trailblazer Promise program, contact Lindsey Prather at laprathe@unca.edu.

General Scholarships

Click here for a full list of General Scholarships available through A-B Tech's Foundation

Lavender Fund Scholarship

Scholarship Opportunity for Single Parents

  • Be enrolled in a curriculum program, seeking a certificate, diploma, or degree
  • Maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Be enrolled in at least 8 credit hours each semester
  • Be a single parent with primary custody of at least one child under 18 years of age*

Outside Scholarships Listing

This page provides links to scholarships offered through outside organizations. Visit the websites for more information.

For questions about the scholarship application process, contact Leronica Casey at leronicamcasey@abtech.edu.