The UC Global Scholarship is a merit-based award with multiple levels. Awards range from $1,000 up to full tuition per year for first-year students. Transfer student awards range between $5,000 and $15,000 per year. It is renewable for the duration of a bachelor’s degree program (up to 8 semesters of study for freshmen; 4 or 6 semesters for transfers, based on bachelor degree program) and the average award amount is $9,000 per year. UC Blue Ash students may receive a maximum of $4,000 per year due to the reduced cost of tuition at UC Blue Ash.