Rider Recognized for Exceptional Transfer Student Support and Achievement

At Rider, 99% of all students receive university-funded scholarships and financial aid, and transfer students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher earn transfer scholarships worth nearly 50% of tuition. Additionally, Phi Theta Kappa members who graduate from community colleges can compete for one of three transfer scholarships. These full-tuition scholarships are applicable for two years of full-time study, awarded in the fall semester.

“Being selected for Rider University’s prestigious Transfer Trustee Scholarship is such an honor and a blessing,” says junior Bri Barone, recipient of the 2021 scholarship. university, but thanks to this scholarship, I can continue my studies with minimal worries about finances and their ability to hinder my educational goals.

Colleges were selected for the transfer honor roll based on their transfer friendliness rating, which is determined by the transfer profile they create in PTK Connect, Phi Theta Kappa’s online tool that helps students find colleges, career paths and more.

“Rider has been an amazing destination to further my knowledge and prepare for a career in teaching,” says Barone, a secondary school education and double major in English. “The professors work really hard to develop you into a solid professional and the University offers a lot of support to help any student achieve their goals. Really, I’m very lucky.

Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of students at associate degree-granting colleges and helping them develop as scholars and leaders. The society is made up of more than 3.5 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in 11 countries, with approximately 240,000 active members in colleges nationwide.

Earnest L. Veasey