Transfer Students

Students in front of Dillon Hall

University of Windsor Transfer Student Scholarships

If you are a transfer student, please contact our office to determine your eligibility for a transfer scholarship. 

$500 Scholarship

Full-time undergraduate students who are direct transfers from a Canadian or International College or University (excluding Law and Education) with a transfer average between 80% - 84.9% will receive an award valued at $500. Automatic: No application required.

$1000 Scholarship

Full-time undergraduate students who are direct transfers from a Canadian or International College or University (excluding Law and Education) with a transfer average of 85% or greater will receive an award valued at $1000. Automatic: No application required.

A student transferring from a college or university (domestic or international) who meets the following eligibility criteria will be offered a one-time Transfer Student Scholarship payable upon registration in their first term of full-time study at the University of Windsor:

  • Must be eligible for a minimum of three transfer credits
  • Must have a minimum of an 80% cumulative average (admission average)
  • Must have attended a minimum of 2 semesters of full-time studies in an academic program at a college or university
  • Must have been a registered college/university student for at least one full-time semester in the academic year immediately preceding the start of full-time studies at the University of Windsor.
  • Must be transferring into an undergraduate degree program (with the exception of Law and Education)
  • Collaborative Nursing students who begin their studies at the college and complete their final two years at the University of Windsor are not eligible.
  • Students completing ELIP as part of their admission requirement can be considered once their ELIP requirements are met (follows the same consideration for entrance scholarship eligibility). 

Learn more how to apply scholarships, awards and bursaries online once you are a registered student at the University of Windsor.

Please ensure that all required supporting documentation is submitted to Student Awards & Financial Aid in a timely manner. Late submission of supporting documentation will result in delays in the application review process.

Services Available:

You may reach our office at: (519) 253-3000 Ext. 3300

Regular SAFA Service Hours 

 Monday  1:00PM - 4:00PM
 Tuesday  1:00PM - 4:00PM
 Wednesday    9:00AM - 12:00PM; 2:00PM - 4:00PM
 Thursday  9:00AM - 12:00PM; 2:00PM - 4:00PM
 Friday   1:00PM - 4:00PM


Please direct your initial question to as there may be a knowledge base article that may answer your question.

In order to better assist you, please always include your UWindsor Student Number in your communications.

Students should complete their UWinAward Student Application/Profile via UWinsite Student > Student Homepage > Award Profile to be matched with eligible funding opportunities.

Additional Information for Domestic Students who are experiencing financial hardship.

Additional Information for International Students who are experiencing financial hardship.

Documents may be faxed, sent as an attachment through, placed in our drop-box located in the lobby of CHT or mailed to:

Student Awards & Financial Aid
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Ave. CHT Room 102
Windsor, ON N9B 3P4

Fax: (519) 973-7087

Submit a service request with an attachment:


Student Awards & Financial Aid Office

University of Windsor
Chrysler Hall Tower, 1st Floor
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, ON, Canada, N9B 3P4

We are available for in-person service during the following hours:

Regular SAFA Service Hours

 Monday  1:00PM - 4:00PM
 Tuesday  1:00PM - 4:00PM
 Wednesday   9:00AM - 4:00PM
 Thursday  9:00AM - 4:00PM
 Friday   1:00PM - 4:00PM


To enter our in-person service queue with the Student Awards or the Financial Aid office, please scan this QR Code or click if using a mobile device:

If you feel that you need to talk to someone about your situation, please take the following steps:

1)  Try asking your question using  We have many knowledge base articles that might be able to assit you with you question.

2) Log in to to submit a service request and a Student Awards or Financial Aid Representative will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.

3) Call our office during our phone service hours.  A Student Award or Financial Aid Representative may be able to resolve your issue over the phone.

4) If options 1) through 3) do not resolve your issue,  we will schedule you a virtual Teams meeting/appointment with a Student Awards or Financial Aid Specialist for a time that is mutually convenient.


UWinAward Profile/Application Support

Here is the schedule for our virtual drop-in sessions available for students who require assistance with their UWinAward Profile/Application for bursary and scholarship applications.

Important Notes:

  • We will attempt to return messages and service requests within 2 business days where possible.  In September, January & May however, our response time may be closer to 7-10 business days.

  • Please do not leave/send multiple messages/emails as this will delay our response time.