Apply today for an exciting opportunity to jumpstart your time at the University of Alabama by diving deep into areas of research, scholarship, and creative activities on campus. The Transfer Emerging Scholars Program provides students an opportunity to take specialized research classes to get involved in undergraduate research, develop key skills needed as a researcher, and make important faculty connections on campus to support your success. You will also start your UA experience with a community of transfer students to connect and learn with in your first year at the Capstone!

Benefits of the Program

  • Learn about research and creative activities on campus and how you can get involved
  • Explore your discipline and dive deeper into your future career field
  • Connect with other transfer students and faculty researchers
  • Develop critical thinking and research skills


  • Be a transfer student starting in Fall 2021 and have at least four semesters left before graduation
  • Take UA 155 (1 credit hour) and 156 (2 credit hours) in Fall 2021 and Spring 2022
  • Be interested in getting involved or learning more about undergraduate research


TESP Application