An official transcript is the University’s certified statement of your academic record. The official paper transcript is printed on security sensitive paper and contains the University seal and signature of the University Registrar.

For the purposes of this scholarship, all applicants are deemed eligible based on college/university transcripts, using “Institution” GPA.

In order to successfully complete our application, we MUST HAVE AN OFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT which includes the completion of the Fall semester. 

If you are currently a high school senior and have only completed college credit via AP courses, we require a copy of your College Board Score Report. If you have earned credit via both dual courses and AP courses, we will need both your official college transcript and your College Board Score Report.

Secure Electronic PDF Transcripts

In an effort to assist our applicants in completing their applications, we are compiling a list of schools (with links) that provide Secure Electronic PDF transcripts to students.

Mail Transcript to

P.O. Box 3068, McAllen, Texas 78502

We do not accept scanned transcripts
via fax or email. 

Hard Copy Transcript

You can retrieve your official college/university transcript by:

  • Go to your college’s Registrar’s office and request an official transcript. 
  • Go to your college student account online and request an official transcript and have it sent directly to us via mail. 

Send Transcript to

transcripts@starsscholarship.org

We do not accept scanned transcripts
via fax or email. 

Secure Electronic PDF Transcript

  • Go to your college student account online and request a Secure Electronic PDF Transcript be sent to Stars Scholarship Fund via their electronic delivery service.

*This service is not provided by every institution.

**Secure Electronic PDF Transcripts are accepted, however they must be sent directly from your college/university’s electronic delivery service. WE MUST BE ABLE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THE TRANSCRIPT.

Your transcript will be REJECTED if you send any of the following

  • High school transcripts (unofficial or official).
  • Scans of official transcripts.
  • Copies of official transcripts.
  • Text copy and pasted from your online unofficial transcript.
  • Screen shots of your unofficial transcript.
  • Print outs of your online unofficial transcript.
  • Unofficial transcripts emailed from your registrar’s office.

Special Notes

  • If you were not enrolled in Fall, please send us the official college transcript reflecting your last completed semester.
  • If you are a high school senior and were not taking courses in Fall, please send us the official college transcript reflecting your last completed semester.
  • If you are a high school senior, dual credit hours must be reflected on an official college transcript.
  • If you are a high school senior and only have AP credits, we will need your College Board Score Report sent to us.
  • If you are a current graduate student and have completed at least one semester, we only require your official graduate transcript.
  • If you are in your first semester as a graduate student, we will also require your official undergraduate transcript.