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Scholarships 734
"Aim for Archer" - Brandon Archer Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship applicants must: 1) Be a LSTS(Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Studies)/THM (Tourism and Hospitality Management) major, 2) have successfully completed LSTS 3530 Program Planning in LSTS, 3) emulate Brandon's positive character described in his Biography (see Appendix A), and 4) demonstrate financial need. No minimum GPA is required, but applicants must be in good academic standing.


Aaron & Clara Todd Pre-Dental Scholarship

Applicant(s) must be a pre-dental student who has completed 60 hours of coursework (can be MTSU or elsewhere). Selection will be based upon the following: an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 and performance in core classes; participation in extracurricular activities, including Delta Delta Sigma; demonstration of qualities integral to the pursuit of a dental career.


Adams Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Recipient must be a student in the School of Agriculture, an incoming freshman with a minimum ACT score of 25, GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and must be enrolled as full-time. First preference shall be given to students from Rutherford and/or Cannon counties in Tennessee, then preference shall be given to students from counties contiguous to Rutherford and Cannon counties.


Adams Family Foundation Nursing Scholar Endowment

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship students must have successfully completed the pre-Nursing curriculum and been accepted in and enrolled in the Upper-division Nursing program. Recipients must remain in good standing with a grade point average of 3.0/4.0 scale or greater.


Adams Family Foundation Scholarship in Business

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Recipients must be full time students at Middle Tennessee State University majoring in a Jones College of Business program. Recipients must have earned at least 60 hours at the time of the award and must remain in good standing with the University and maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Financial need, in the broadest sense, should be considered. First preference shall go to students from Rutherford and/or Cannon Counties in Tennessee. Should an eligible student not be identified from Rutherford or Cannon County, then students from counties contiguous to Rutherford and Cannon Counties shall receive preference. Each scholarship is for one academic year. Prior recipients are not disqualified from consideration for this scholarship during subsequent years. Should a recipient become ineligible, any unused portion of his or her scholarship award will be forfeited, and a new recipient may be named using the criteria stated above.


Adams Family Foundation Scholarship in Human Sciences

Recipients must be Human Sciences majors and must have achieved junior standing, as defined by the University, at the time of the award and must remain in good standing with the University and maintain a grade point average of 3.0/4.0 scale or greater. Financial need in a general sense should be considered in the selection process. First preference shall go to students from Rutherford and/or Cannon Counties in Tennessee. Should an eligible recipient not be identified, students form the counties contiguous to Rutherford and Cannon shall receive preference.


Aerospace Enrichment Scholarship Fund

Recipient must be an Aerospace graduate student or Aerospace senior.


Aerospace Graduate Scholarship

Recipient must be a graduate student with a 4.0 GPA majoring in Aerospace. Preference will be given to a former airline pilot with a major carrier who is interested in aviation and teaching.


Aetna Minority Scholarship Account

For minority students with 2.8 or higher GPA. Junior or Senior with a major or minor in Insurance. Member in good standing with GIS.


Agriculture Department Scholarship

Recipient should be an Agribusiness/science major. Extra-curricular activities, GPA, and ACT scores will be reviewed in making a recipient determination.


Agriculture Endowment




Al Wilkerson Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration student must be a MTSU junior or senior and a Tennessee resident. The recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and qualify for financial assistance according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Preference shall be given to African-American students.


Albert L. & Ethel Carver Smith Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible the undergraduate student must be a junior or senior majoring in human sciences, or in the pre-medicine or pre-pharmacy tracks of study and be enrolled full-time. Student shall have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need determined by the Financial Aid Office. Graduate students shall be fully admitted to a graduate program and be enrolled in 12 or more hours of graduate study.


Alice Strickland Memorial Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Alice Strickland Memorial Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship. The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Alice Strickland Memorial Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Allstate Insurance Co Excellence in Insurance Scholarship

To students in the insurance program (major or minor) who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, are a junior or senior, are enrolled in or have completed the first insurance course, are a member of GIS insurance fraternity, and are interested in pursuing a career in insurance.


Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship

To be considered for the *Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship*, applicants must be majoring in Education and actively seeking teacher certification. Applicant must have financial need, and have earned at least 72 credit hours with a 3.00 GPA at the time scholarship eligibility is reviewed. Preference shall be given to applicants from Rutherford County. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Alpha Eta Rho Mu Tau Chapter Scholarship

Recipient must be an Aerospace major and an active member of Alpha Eta Rho Mu Tau Chapter in good standing during the Spring semester and must enroll for the subsequent Fall Semester. Recipient must have an overall GPA of 3.0, an overall Aerospace Department GPA of 3.0, and completed required fraternity sanctioned community service hours. Recipient must submit an essay of no more than 500 words explaining why you should be considered for the outstanding member scholarship.


Alphonse Cimino Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, students shall be enrolled in the MTSU Department of Aerospace Pro-pilot program. Recipients must be in good academic standing with Middle Tennessee State University and the Department of Aerospace, as evidenced by a minimum GPA of 2.8/4.0 scale. Students must be at sophomore status or higher.


Alton Julian Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the Alton Julian Endowed Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester. Applicants must be in good standing with the University. Preference will be given to students from Warren County, TN or surrounding counties. Applicants must also have at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA and demonstrate financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Alton Julian Endowed Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.00 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Alumni Board Endowed Scholarship

Criteria for Student Ambassador Eligibility: Student must be an official selected Student Ambassador and meet all scholarship requirements per the official Student Ambassador By Laws. The Student Ambassador must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and have the required points to qualify for the scholarship money. The National Alumni Board of Directors will determine at the beginning of each academic semester the amount of the scholarship award. Criteria for Alumni Scholar Eligibility: Recipients must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA and a 3.0 GPA for their most recent completed MTSU semester. Recipient must also be a full-time student.


Alumni Legacy Scholarship Discretionary Account

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, recipients shall: Be entering into the fall semester of the sophomore, junior, or senior year having completed a minimum of thirty (30) hours of undergraduate work at MTSU and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or greater. Have strong academic performance, university activity involvement, community service, honors, career goals, and leadership while at MTSU. A minimum of one parent, grandparent, step parent or adoptive parent must be a degreed graduate of MTSU.


Alumni Scholarship for Summer Research

To give some financial support to Chemistry graduate students during the summer.


American General Excellence in Insurance

Recipient must have a major or minor in insurance.


American Legion, Inglewood Post 82 Scholarship (spendable)




Amy Elizabeth Spain Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be a senior female MTSU student who is associated with a sorority and intends to attend law school.


Andrew C. Rambo Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Be accepted into the Jones College Masters of Business Administration Program, participate in the accelerated cohort opportunity, have an undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee State University, and be a Tennessee resident. Submit a letter stating his or her career intent and a short statement of financial need. Provide three letters of reference giving supporting statements that the applicant displays evidence of exceptional promise for academic excellence and leadership. If a recipient fails to maintain the required level of academic performance or changes to remain in the cohort, they shall forfeit any unpaid balance of their award.


Andrew Louis Douglas Annual Scholarship

Must be a member of the Association of Information Technology Professionals, have a minimum 3.0 college GPA and minimum 3.0 CIS major GPA. Scholarship is for one year. Prior recipients are eligible to apply.


Andy White Memorial Scholarship

Must be a full time RIM major with 75 credit hours, at least 12 hours of RIM credit, and have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Must also provide a one page letter addressed to Department Chair stating desire to be considered for the award and career goals, and a current resume (no more than two pages) which includes work experience, extracurricular activities, etc.


Angela White Pre-Medical Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student must demonstrate academic excellence and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale. The student should be enrolled full-time and have at least completed their freshman year including freshman chemistry. The student should also be able to demonstrate a financial need.


Ann B. Selover Loan Fund




Ann Hoke and David Hoke Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Recipients must be full time students, admitted and enrolled to attend Middle Tennessee State University with a focus in the Real Estate Concentration and/or Entrepreneurship Program in the College of Business, have earned a minimum of 60 credit hours and have demonstrated a strong personal work ethic, have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Financial need, in the broadest sense, as determined by the awarding scholarship committee may be considered. Each scholarship award is for one academic year. Prior recipients are not disqualified from consideration for this scholarship during subsequent years. Should a recipient become ineligible, any unapplied scholarship funds will be forfeited, and a new recipient may be named using the criteria above.


Anna Lee Wall Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship awarded yearly to full-time female MTSU student Junior or Senior, minimum 3.0 GPA. Media & Entertainment major with specialization in journalism.


Anne Twining Sloan Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student must be enrolled as a full-time student at MTSU and maintain a 3.0 grade point average. All MTSU students who participate in endeavors relating to any aspect of international education are eligible for consideration for this scholarship however preference shall be given to those students who major or minor in International Relations.


Aramark Scholarship

To be considered for the Aramark Scholarship applicants must be either an incoming freshman or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester & be in good standing with the University. Applicants must also have at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA and demonstrate financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Aramark Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.00 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Archer-Johnstone Annual Management Scholarship Fund

Applicants must be full-time students of the College of Business majoring in management, should be residents of Tennessee or Mississippi, must have completed at least 55 credit hours (excluding developmental studies courses), and have an overall G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The students should also demonstrate personal and professional competencies that reflect leadership abilities.


Arlene Griva Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship students shall be enrolled in the Master of Science in Professional Science program with a concentration in biotechnology. Recipients must be in good standing with a grade point average of 3.0 or greater.


Arnold/Clark Endowed Fund in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. A currently enrolled MTSU student. 2. Have declared a major or minor in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. 3. Must have an average of B or higher on all coursework at all academic institutions they have attended.


Art and Design Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be an art major at MTSU.


Arthur H. Allen Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall meet the following criteria: Full-time Insurance major. Junior or Senior with interest in Insurance as a career. Maintain a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate leadership potential.


Association of Secretarial/Clerical Employees Scholarship (spendable)




Attie E. Lewis Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Must be recognized as a nontraditional student with preference to students with financial need and family responsibilities in addition to their academic workload, have an overall minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, and be enrolled at MTSU.


Attig Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, and have declared a major or minor in music. Priority shall be given to students studying the following instruments, in order of preference: trombone, piano, flute, and trumpet.


Auto Owners Insurance Co Excellence

For students with a major or minor in Insurance who have a GPA of 3.0 or more.


B. L. Hong Memorial Scholarship in Actuarial Science

Recipients must be full time student in Actuarial Science at MTSU and have at least a 3.0 GPA in all Actuarial Science courses.


Balch Economics Scholarship

Recipient must be enrolled in an economics program of study. Can be for entering freshman with economics as a declared major. Must have a 3.0 GPA or above.


Bank of America Scholarship

Recipients must: 1. Be a resident of the State of Tennessee 2. Be a rising junior who declares a major in business, with an emphasis on finance. 3. Must present a 3.0 GPA or above on all credit hours to qualify for scholarship. 4. Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above and full-time student status while using the scholarship. 5. Be limited to a four-year undergraduate degree program while receiving this scholarship. 6. Demonstrate financial need in the broadest sense.


Baptist Student Union Alumni Scholarship

The recipient shall be chosen by the Director and the Alumni Officers of the Baptist Collegiate Ministries.


Barbara Coble Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the Barbara Coble Endowed Scholarship applicants must be graduate of a Bedford County, Tennessee high school with a 3.00 GPA. Applicant must demonstrate financial need. Scholarship is renewable for 2 years, as long as student maintains full-time enrollment, continues to have financial need, and a 3.00 cumulative GPA. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Bart McCash Honors Scholarship

Recipient shall be a student in the Honors College.


Bart McCash Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be a student with a major or minor in History.


Basic & Applied Science Scholarship Fund

Recipient must be a currently enrolled major in one of the departments in the College of Basic and Applied Sciences, have a cumulative grade point average of a least 3.0 out of 4.0, and must be classified as a sophomore, junior, or senior.


Bedford County Alumni Scholarship

To be considered for the Bedford County Alumni Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who resides in & graduated from a high school in Bedford County, TN. Donor wants 2 students awarded each year at $300/year (or $150/semester).

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Bella Higdon Special Education Scholarship

To be considered for the *Bella Higdon Special Education Scholarship*, applicants must be majoring in Special Education and be in good standing with the university. Applicant must have financial need, and have achieved junior status or higher with a 3.00 GPA at the time scholarship eligibility is reviewed. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Belsky Annual Psychology Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. Be enrolled full-time and be in good standing with the University. 2. Be a psychology major. 3. Have an overall grade point average of at least 3.0 out of 4.0. 4. Have financial need, as determined by the university. 5. Have past volunteerism working toward the betterment of society.


Belt Keathley Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for the Belt Keathley Memorial Scholarship, applicants must be an Incoming freshmen, incoming transfers or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester. Applicants must also be in good standing with the University. Preference is given to applicants who exhibit academic achievement and financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Belt Keathley Memorial Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.
 


Benjamin B McCeney Jr Scholarship in Education

To be considered for the Benjamin B McCeney Jr Scholarship in Education applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who is pursing a College of Education major. Preference given to applicants who attended Homer Pittard Campus Elementary School in Murfreesboro, TN. Next preference is given to applicants who graduated from a Grundy County High School. Next preference given to applicants who are an incoming freshman with financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Bennie R. Jones Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for the Bennie R. Jones Memorial Scholarship, applicants must be a resident of Warren County, TN. In addition, the applicant must be a "deserving student." Incoming freshmen, incoming transfers, and current MTSU students for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester in good standing with the University may be considered. Preference is given to applicants who exhibit high academic achievement and/or financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Bennie R. Jones Memorial Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


BERC Scholarship Fund

Given to a junior with 3.00 GPA in Jones College of Business.


Bernard Goldstein Scholarship

This scholarship should be used for students with financial need in the Department of Marketing.


Bertha & Jim Chrietzberg Recreation Scholarship

Recipient shall be a major in recreation.


Bertha and JW Orr Scholarship

To be considered for the Bertha and JW Orr Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester, and a resident of Marshall County, TN. If unable to award to a Marshall County student, a Franklin County, TN student may be considered.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Bertha & J.W. Orr Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be a resident of Marshall or Franklin County in Tennessee. 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship Fund




Bethany Kline Scholarship

Recipient must be a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and have demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to a Health/Human Performance major.


Betty Jo Hyde Welch Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship shall be awarded annually to a Junior or a Senior education major. Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher. Applicant must show financial need, commitment, and service to the MTSU campus. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Betty L. James Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student shall be a graduate student pursuing an MBA at Middle Tennessee State University. Preference shall be given to a student that has demonstrated a spirit of persistence to overcome adversity in their lives. Prior recipients are not disqualified from consideration for this scholarship during subsequent years and may re-apply.


Betty P Mayberry Scholarship

To be considered for the Betty P Mayberry Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who graduated from Pope John Paul II High School in Hendersonville, TN.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Bhagwatsarup Aggarwal Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be a junior or senior majoring in Computer Information Systems and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or greater. The recipient shall have completed at least 12 hours in Computer Information Systems. Each scholarship is for one academic year. Prior recipients may re-apply and are not precluded from renewal.


Bichaka Fayissa Award Fund

Recipient must attend MTSU for 1 and 1/2 year with a declared major in any degree program. Must have 2.8 GPA or better. Submit essay of 500 words expressing research interests, state objectives and career goals and how the scholarship will help to achieve those aspirations. Must have two letters of recommendation.


Bill and Rita Lynch Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Bill and Rita Lynch Scholarship (L/P), applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Bill & Rita Lynch Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Bill and Tracy Frist Old Town Scholarship for Native America

This scholarship will be awarded to students with demonstrable interests in preserving and promoting Native American culture and heritage through scholarly research or service. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrable relationships with federally recognized tribes, particularly those tribes with historic connections to Tennessee and the southeastern United States. Preference may also be given to students pursuing degrees in health-related areas.


Bill Williams Broadcasting Scholarship

Recipient will be a Recording Industry student.


Billie and Burton Towry Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria. Have an overall minimum 2.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Have declared or expressed intent to declare a major in Agribusiness/Agriscience. Have graduated from Blanche High School or Fayetteville-Lincoln County Central High School in Lincoln County, TN. Show demonstrated financial need as determined by the office of Financial Aid. Each scholarship is renewable for up to four academic years, provided that the recipient maintains full-time enrollment as an Agribusiness/Agriscience major and an overall 2.75 grade point average.


Blair and Minnie Russell Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Blair and Minnie Russell Scholarship (L/P), applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship. The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Blair & Minnie Russell Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Bluesboro/Omega Delta Psi Scholarship

Recipient must be a post-candidacy recording industry major at Middle Tennessee State University. Preference is to be given to a member of Omega Delta Psi who is in financial need with a minimum GPA requirement of 3.0. If a student in financial need cannot be identified, the financial need criterion may be waived. In addition, if a member of Omega Delta Psi cannot be identified the membership criterion shall be waived.


Bob & Mary Lynn Prince Scholarship

To be considered for the Bob & Mary Lynn Prince Scholarship, applicants must demonstrate financial need and be enrolled full-time every semester. Scholarship has a 3 tiered awarding preference. 1st preference given to applicants who graduated from Shelbyville Central High School, then graduated from Motlow State Community College with an Associates degree or Certificate. 2nd preference given to applicants who graduated from Shelbyville Central High School. 3rd preference given to applicants who graduated from any high school in Bedford County. Scholarship is awarded for 1 academic year (or 2 semesters).

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Bob Abernathy Scholarship

To be considered for the Bob Abernathy Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student in good standing with the University.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Bob Abernathy Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Bob and Ethel Stroop Bowling Scholarship

Established by the will of Christine Stroop.

To be considered for the Bob and Ethel Stroop Bowling Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester in good standing with the University. Applicants must also have at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Bob & Ethel Stroop Bowling Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.00 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester


Bob Jennings Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must be a full-time RIM Major and must be eligible for internship program. Applicant must submit a typed one page letter addressed to the Department Chair, stating your desire to be considered for this scholarship award, where you will be interning, and your current career goals. Applicant must also submit a current resume (no more than two pages) which includes work, experience, extracurricular activities, etc.


Bob Womack Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Bob Womack Scholarship (L/P), applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service.

Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Bob Womack Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Boxwood Farm Scholarship

Recipients shall be accepted and enrolled in the College of Basic and Applied Science. Academic performance should be considered with a preferred grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) and the student should be enrolled full-­time. The student should also have demonstrated financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Preference shall go to students majoring in the School of Agribusiness and Agriscience.


Brandon Johnson Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have been a member of the Intramurals Division of the Campus Recreation staff for at least two semesters, be at least a sophomore in class rank, have received exemplary (above average) staff reviews during the previous two semesters, regularly participate in Campus Recreation activities in addition to performing their tasks well, be active and participate in other University programs, and actively participate in service to the community. Financial need, in the broadest sense, may be considered.


Breck Cooley Memorial Scholarship - Excellence in Insurance Education

Recipient shall have a major or minor in Insurance, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be a member of Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity, and be enrolled in or have completed an Insurance course.


Brenda Blanton Lane Scholarship

To be considered for the Brenda Blanton Lane Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who graduated from a Bedford County, TN high school. Applicants should be majoring in Media & Entertainment or English, and/or have literary ability/experience (i.e. school newspaper, yearbook).

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Admissions Office.


Brian T Gruber Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the Brian T. Gruber Endowed Scholarship, applicants must be a full-time student making SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) with at least a 3.00 GPA. Applicants must also have financial need & have earned at least 60hrs (classified as Junior) towards their degree.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Brody Jay Towler Memorial Scholarship

Each scholarship is renewable for up to 10 semesters, provided the recipient meets the requirements for continuation as established by the Financial Aid Office.


Buck Clapp Memorial Fund

Recipient must be a full-time Aerospace student with minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must write an essay discussing why they are pursuing a career in Aerospace and justification of need.


Buleah Davis Scholarship

Recipient shall be a female student in the Department of Health and Human Performance.


Burkheart/Fulghum Memorial Scholarship

Recipients must be cadets who are completing their Sophomore year's work. They shall have been selected for the Advanced ROTC program. Cadets must show integrity, ambition and financial need. Cadets must believe that a man can dignify his rank, but no rank can dignify a man. Cadets must believe that things worth having are worth working for and even worth fighting for. Cadets must possess traits of character which would enable them to be leaders of our country.


C. Franklin Weakley Scholarship

Established by the Smyrna First Presbyterian Church.

To be considered for the C. Franklin Weakley Scholarship, applicants must be a current junior or senior (60+ earned credit hours) at MTSU who demonstrates good moral character, has financial need, and are currently pursuing a major in public service (such as Nursing, Education, Computer Science or Pre-Med). In addition, applicants must be from middle Tennessee counties. Preference shall be given to applicants who are residents of Rutherford County. Applicants must also have at least a 2.50 cumulative MTSU GPA.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the C. Franklin Weakley Scholarship, students must maintain the following: ) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


C. J. and Bertha Brandon Scholarship

To be considered for the CJ & Bertha Brandon Scholarship, applicants must be a graduate of Cannon County High School in Tennessee. Applicant must have at least a 2.80 GPA. Scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years (or 8 semesters) as long as student maintains 2.80 GPA.

Recipient selected by the faculty of Cannon County High School in Tennessee.


Campbell Family Endowed Scholarship in Agribusiness

Students must be enrolled full-time in the School of Agribusiness/Agriscience, with a declared major in Agribusiness, and have successfully completed a minimum of 60 hours at the time of the award. Recipients must remain in good standing with a grade point average of 2.75/4.0 scale or greater. The scholarship is limited to undergraduate students from the State of Tennessee. Preference shall go to those that have demonstrated experience in extra-curricular activities and/or experiential work opportunities.


Campus Recreation Marketing Scholarship

Applicant must have worked for Campus Recreation Marketing Office for a minimum of one semester. Applicant may be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75.


Campus Recreation Scholarship

Recipients must be a student employee in the Department of Campus Recreation.


Campus Recreation Student Staff Development Fund

Recipient must be a student in sport club teams or a student who is employed by MTSU Campus Recreation and be in good academic standing.


Carl Akers Gardner Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Recipients must have achieved junior standing, as defined by the University, at the time of the award and must remain in good standing with the University and maintain a grade point average of 3.0/4.0 scale or greater. Financial need in a general sense should be considered in the selection process.


Carole Carroll Award

Recipient shall be a Sociology student.


Carolyn Gill Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be enrolled as a student with a major in the MTSU School of Agribusiness/Agriscience.


Catherine Ellington Scholarship

Recipients must be a full-time Agriculture major and demonstrate academic ability, need financial assistance, be of good moral character, and be from the Middle Tennessee area. If all candidate's qualifications are equal, emphasis shall be given to students from Marshall County.


Caukin Family Scholarship

Scholarship recipients must have been admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education. Financial need, in the broadest sense, should be considered.


CBHS Scholars Funds (Excellence in Education)

Applicants must meet the following criteria: 1. Must be currently enrolled and in good standing with the university. 2. Must be pursuing a degree in the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences. 3. Must have completed 60 hours prior to application. 4. Must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. 5. Must have financial need, as determined by the university.


Cecil J. Cates Memorial Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Cecil J. Cates Memorial Scholarship (L/P), applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship. The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Cecil J. Cates Memorial Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Chair of Insurance Scholarship Fund

Recipients must have a 3.0 GPA or above, be enrolled in or completed an insurance course, be an insurance major or minor, be a member of Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity, and have an interest in insurance as a career.


Charlene Bentley Key and Jan Key Marks Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application, declared a major in the Jones College of Business, and earned at least 60 credit hours toward an undergraduate degree. Financial need, in the broadest sense, may be considered. If a recipient fails to maintain the required level of academic performance or changes to a major/ minor outside those specified, they shall forfeit any unpaid balance of their award.


Charles and Ola Belle Massey Scholarship

Recipients should be residents of the State of Tennessee with priority given to Middle Tennessee residents, pursuing a major with a studio art emphasis, and have a minimum of a "B" average in all academic work. Priority should be given to those individuals with a proven need for financial assistance.


Charles Brandon Scholarship

Scholarship awarded annually to a rising senior who is a full-time student majoring in Art. Recipient should be the most promising senior Art student with a proven academic record.


Charles E. Hodge II Scholarship Endowment

Recipient must be a student majoring in business with at least 60 earned credit hours and a 3.75 GPA. Applicants must provide a resume, and a 500 word essay on "Ethics in Business".


Charles F. & Ethel E. Lewis Scholarship

Recipient must be a sophomore majoring in mathematics, be in good academic and social standing. Preference given to students with good character and scholarship achievement.


Charles Holland Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must be a senior Biology major continuing in the Graduate School at MTSU.


Charles Phillips Scholarship

Recipients must have been employed by the Bookstore for at least two semesters, have demonstrated financial need, be in good academic standing, be a full-time student, and have demonstrated positive contributions to the successful operation of the Bookstore.


Charles R. and Sandra G. Henry Scholarship

Recipient must be enrolled as a full time student, be a disabled American military veteran and/or a family member of a disabled American military veteran, and have demonstrated financial need.


Charles R. Pruett Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student must be a rising senior in the College of Business with a GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) and be enrolled as a full-time student. Preference shall go to students who have completed a successful internship with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network or its successor and have been recommended by their assigned mentor/supervisor following their work experience.


Charles R. Ray Pre-Law Scholarship

Recipients may be eligible for up to 8 semester awards for this scholarship provided they maintain full-time enrollment status, a minimum GPA of 2.5, and status as a Pre-Law major.


Charlie Daniels Scholarship in Recording Industry

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be enrolled as a full-time student in an academic concentration in the Recording Industry major.


Charlotte Akers Gardner Scholarship

The criteria for awards are as follows: Recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student at MTSU at the time of the award (minimum 12 credit hours) and have an overall grade point average of a minimum 3.5 on a 4.0 scale in high school or at previous institution at the time of application. Applicants must submit a 500 word writing sample. First preference will be for a new, incoming transfer student who is an English major. If there is not a qualified transfer student, then the award may be made to an incoming freshman who is an English major.


Charlotte Gardner Freshman Vocal Endowed Scholarship

The Charlotte Garner Freshman Vocal Scholarship recipient will be an incoming freshman who is a music major and who studies voice as their principal instrument.


Chemistry Scholarship

Recipients shall be students in the Chemistry Department.


Cherry Womack Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. Be a full time student at Middle Tennessee State University who has been admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education. 2. Financial need, in the broadest sense, may be considered.


Chester & Mary Martin Graduate Scholarship

An applicant must be a native Tennessean or Kentuckian, have graduated from an accredited, undergraduate institution with a minimum of 3.5 overall average, become a first-semester, full time graduate student enrolling in at least 9 hours. Applicant must have completed all admission requirements as stated in the current graduate catalog, be accepted into a degree program by both the department and the College of Graduate Studies, and have on file in the Graduate Office an approved candidacy form. Applicant must provide 3 letters of reference.


Chester Lee Eaton Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible a student must be an Engineering Technology student, a Tennessee resident, enrolled full-time (12 hours or more), and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference given to students from Coffee County, TN and with financial need.


Chris Young Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have a declared major or minor within the Recording Industry Department in the College of Media and Entertainment. First preference shall go to students who graduated from a Rutherford County high school. Preferred candidates will have earned at least 60 hours of academic credit, although candidates with fewer than 60 hours of credit may be considered, having demonstrated a strong desire to build a career in the entertainment industry.


Christine O'Brien Roddy & A. F. Roddy Memorial Scholarship

Recipients must be Human Sciences majors. To be eligible first-time freshman must have a 2.8 high school GPA or a minimum 18 on ACT; upper classman and transfer students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients must be a full-time student and must be residents of Tennessee. Preference given to students from schools located in the Rockvale and Lascassas communities with a secondary preference to all students from Rutherford County, Tennessee, and students who have financial need as determined by the Financial Aid office.


Christine Vaughan Scholarship

Recipient will be an English major. Preference given to student from Coffee County.


Christopher Nathan Bell Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must be a Junior or Senior majoring in Journalism. The scholarship is awarded by a writing contest and judged by a faculty committee. Requirements for Fall 2020 submission: The Bell Competition is different from other scholarships. Entrants will produce a human interest/feature story told via words (in other words, a written story) and digital means (video, audio only, animation, etc.) Contestants will have two finished products *FROM THE SAME STORY*: A *written story* between 600 and 800 words. Entries will be judged on spelling, punctuation, grammar, AP style and the ability to effectively communicate a story. Entries will be scored on a 100-point scale. A *digital (video, audio only, animation, etc.) piece* of 2 to 3 minutes in length will be judged on production quality and the ability to effectively communicate a story using interviews, natural sounds and/or images. Entries will be scored on a 100-point scale. Works produced for class projects in the Fall of 2019 or the Spring of 2020 are eligible to be entered. Again, both the written piece and the multimedia entry must originate from the same story. The stories do not have to match one another. The contestants are urged to tell each story, employing the attributes of each medium that are appropriate to tell the story, either in words or images/sounds. It will be *your responsibility* to check out equipment needed. *YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING AN SD CARD FOR CAMERAS.* Finished stories and multimedia projects must be delivered to Leon Alligood’s office, Bragg 229 (above the radio stations) loaded onto a flash drive. *Both stories should be placed in a folder on the flash drive that is named Bell_(your M#).* (Such as: Bell_00023313) *SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Do not put your name on any of your work. USE YOUR M# INSTEAD. If you are doing a TV or radio package, either don’t sign off at all or sign off with your M# (as in, reporting from Murfreesboro, this is M#12345678 reporting).* Deadline for the competition will be *March 6, 2020.*


Cigna Excellence Insurance Scholarship

Recipient shall be a major in Finance/Insurance or a major in Actuarial Science with a minor in Insurance. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or better, be a junior and a member of an Insurance or Actuarial Science fraternity. Must have committed to a career in Insurance or Actuarial Science.


CIM Master Builders Scholarship

To be awarded to Master Builders Inc. employee, dependent of employee, or other qualified incoming freshman who intends to major in Concrete Industry Management at MTSU. Student must be active in high school or community groups, and must meet requirements for admission to MTSU.


CIM National Steering Committee

Recipients must be enrolled in either the undergraduate or Executive MBA programs for Concrete Industry Management. They must also be new students entering the program. Recipients must be declared a CIM major, must maintain a 2.8 academic GPA, and undergraduates must also be classified as a full-time student.


CIM-American Society of Concrete Contractors Scholarship

Recipients must be enrolled as a full time MTSU student, classified as a junior or senior, have a major in Concrete Industry Management, and must maintain a 2.5 GPA.


CIM-Cemex Scholarship

For students in the Concrete Industry Management program.


CIM-Concrete Supply Co Ready Mixed Scholarship

Recipients must meet admission requirements for MTSU, be active in high school or community groups, and be pursuing a major in Concrete Industry Management. They must submit high school transcripts, ACT score, minimum of two letters of reference, and a 500 word statement regarding their desire for this scholarship and interest in the concrete industry. Preference will be given to employees and dependents of employees at Concrete Supply Co. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA and be a full-time student.


CIM-Fiber Reinforced Concrete Association Scholarship

To be awarded to a CIM senior who is pursuing their degree in Concrete Industry Management. Scholarship requirement to turn in a paper to FRCA, the winning paper will be placed on the FRCA website and will be the property of FRCA. Subject to change each year. Paper submission will be requested at a later time.


CIM-GC&PA Concrete Industry Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to an applicant that lives in Georgia or its contiguous states, is recommended by an individual whose company is a member in good standing of Georgia Concrete and Products Association, and is a first year student or transfer student. Applicants must have at least a 20 on the ACT and a high school GPA of 2.8. Award will be given to student who is active in high school or community groups, exhibits a strong interest in pursuing a career in the concrete industry, and is majoring in Concrete Industry Management. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 grade point average and be classified as a full time student.


CIM-General Scholarship Fund

To be spent in support of students in the CIM program, based on need and merit.


CIM-H. Elton Cook Endowed Scholarship

Recipients shall be majoring in the Concrete Industry Management Program at MTSU and be a full time resident of the states of Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, or Louisiana. Recipients must meet the requirements for admission to MTSU, and must have been involved in extracurricular activities in high school and in civic community groups.


CIM-Jim 'Peahead' Scott Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be an MTSU student with a declared major of Concrete Industry Management.


CIM-Lehigh Cement Co Scholarship

Recipients must meet the requirements for admission to MTSU, exhibit a strong interest in pursuing a career in concrete industry, and major in Concrete Industry Management. Preference to a Lehigh Portland Cement Company dependent or employee if the candidate meets or exceeds all other criteria necessary for awarding of the scholarship. Recipient must maintain a minimum 2.5 grade point average.


CIM-Southeast Cement Products Association Scholarship (SECPA)

This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time college student or a high school senior planning to obtain a degree in the Concrete Industry Management program. Must be a US citizen; Must be enrolled or qualified to enroll at MTSU; Major in Concrete Industry Management. For the scholarship to be renewed annually the student must maintain a 2.0 grade point average; Be classified as a full time student pursuing the CIM major.


CIM-Tennessee Concrete Association Scholarship

For students in the Concrete Industry Management program at MTSU.


CIM-Titan America LLC Annual Scholarship

Recipients shall be majoring in Concrete Industry Management, have earned enough undergraduate hours to be classified as a junior or senior, have a minimum grade point average of 2.8, and shall be active in the campus community through participation in school activities or volunteer work. Recipients shall be from the states of Florida, Virginia or North Carolina. First preference shall be given to students who are dependents of Titan America employees, regardless of their home residency.


CIM-William M. Avery Leadership Scholarship

For students in the Concrete Industry Management four-year degree program at Middle Tennessee State University. Candidates must be undergraduate students and, among other qualifiers, must write an essay on their reasons for pursuing a career in the concrete industry.


Clarinet Studio Annual Scholarship

Recipient must be a MTSU student who studies clarinet and whose major or minor is within the School of Music.


Clay Hawes Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility of applicants: To be eligible applicants must be high school graduating seniors, transfer students, or current MTSU students. All applicants must have a major in Theatre. High school students must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater in high school coursework. MTSU students and transfer students must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater on all college coursework. Applicants must have the intention to develop fully their skills in technical theatre.


Clayton James Scholarship

For student majoring in Sociology with interest in service to society. Applicant should have completed two years of study with at least a 3.0 GPA and must continue to work toward the major. Selection committee should consider: student's plans for service, financial need, and extra-curricular activities.


Cliff Gillespie Scholarship

To be considered for the Cliff Gillespie Scholarship, applicants must be an MTSU Senior for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who is a member of the Kappa Iota Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Cliff Gillespie Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Clyde Hall Endowed Fund for Student Support in the School of Nursing

To be eligible for consideration for this award, students must meet the following criteria: Be currently enrolled in MTSU and pursuing a degree in Nursing, have 30 hours or less remaining for degree completion, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have financial need in the broadest sense to support tuition expense, text books, uniforms, clinical related travel, childcare expenses, or any identified and confirmed expense that creates personal challenge to the ability to attain degree completion. Preference will be given to students who meet all of the above criteria and have graduated from a high school in one of the counties identified as the Middle Tennessee Grand Division.


CNA Excellence in Insurance Scholarship

Recipient must be an Insurance major or minor at MTSU, have a 3.0 or above GPA, be enrolled in or have completed an Insurance course, be a Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity member, and have an interest in Insurance as a career.


College of Business Alumni Scholarship

Student selected from within the Jennings A. Jones College of Business. Selection may be based on financial need, academic performance, and professional activity within the College. Must have and maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or better. Must be full-time student. Students majoring in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business who have completed 90 semester hours or more are eligible. Three (3) letters of recommendation, a transcript, and an essay may be required. Active membership in one of the approved student organizations in the JAJ College of Business is required. Preference will be given to student leaders of approved student organizations within the JAJ COB.


College of Department of Economics and Finance Professor Emeritus Scholarship

Scholarships shall be awarded to full-time Middle Tennessee State University students who are majoring in an area in the Department of Economics and Finance in need of financial support.


College of Education Scholarship

Recipients must meet the following criteria: Applicants must have been accepted into the Teacher Preparation Program, must be College of Education majors and financial need, in the broadest sense, may be considered.


Colonel Bob Farris Annual Scholarship

Recipients shall be participants in the ROTC program at Middle Tennessee State University.


Colonel W. James Gregory Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. Have declared a major in Aerospace. 2. First preference shall be given to students who graduated from high school in Trousdale County (TN), Macon County (TN), or Smith County (TN). If there are no eligible applicants from these high schools, then the award is available to any student in the Aerospace Department meeting all remaining criteria. 3. Entering students must possess an overall minimum 3.0 high school grade point average on a 4.0 scale. 4. Current students must possess an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale on all completed coursework.


Commercial Construction Management ACE Mentor Annual Sch

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship recipients shall: Be a senior in high school in good standing with their high school; Have participated in the ACE Mentor program in Tennessee while in high school; Possess an overall grade point average of minimum 2.50 out of 4.00 in all high school coursework; Be a committed Commercial Construction Management major at MTSU. Applicants must write an essay about their personal and professional interests in Commercial Construction Management.


Computer Science Alumni Award

Student selected by Computer Science Department.


Computer Science Scholarship/Award

Student selected by Computer Science Department.


Copyright Solutions Annual Scholarship

The recipient shall be a major in the Recording Industry program. The recipient shall have financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office and university policy.


Corcoran Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Declared as a major in Economics or Finance preference given to Economics major. Write a brief statement indicating how this scholarship will help you achieve your goals


Country Radio Scholarship

Student must be pursuing a degree in the College of Media & Entertainment, Juniors or Senior with a "B" average or better are preferred, however sophomores may also apply. Recipient must plan to devote a minimum of 10 hours a week in junior or senior year to working or interning at a commercial radio station. Student must submit a typed formal statement of his or her career goal in 1500 to 2000 words, plus 2 formal letters of recommendation.


CPT. Pierre E. Piche Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, student shall be a Tennessee resident, be enrolled full-time (12 hours or more), and have a GPA of 3.0 or greater. Preference will be given to students in Military Science, with financial need, with prior military service, and/or members of the Ranger Challenge Team.


Crankstart Re-entry Scholarship

Recipient must have experienced a cumulative gap in their education of five or more years, be at the undergraduate level and pursuing their first baccalaureate degree, anticipate workforce participation for a significant period of time subsequent to graduation, and are ideally between the ages of 25 – 50. They must demonstrate financial need, socio-economic status, challenges and/or hardships, academic qualifications, achievements and promise and a commitment to obtaining their degree.


Crichton Group Excellence in Insurance Endowed Scholarship

The recipient of the award must have a grade point average of 3.0 or better, have declared a major in Finance/Insurance or a minor in Insurance, be a junior at MTSU and be enrolled full time and have an interest in Insurance or Risk Management as a career.


Criminal Justice Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, each applicant must be a resident of Tennessee, be pursuing a career in the field of Criminal Justice and/or Criminology, have an intent and the professional potential to pursue a career in the juvenile justice profession, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and be at least a rising junior in the Criminal Justice undergraduate program.


Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Scholarship

Recipients must meet all requirements for admission and have been accepted and/or enrolled in Middle Tennessee State University at the time of the award. Recipient must be a resident of the state of Tennessee and a full-time student (or part-time student currently employed as a law enforcement officer). Recipient must demonstrate intent and professional potential to pursue a career in law enforcement. Recipient must be at least a rising junior or senior majoring in Criminal Justice Administration. Recipient must have a minimum 2.75 cumulative grade point average.


Cullum Family Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Cullum Family Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Cullum Family Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Curtis Marshall Selle Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration a student must be majoring in Aerospace with a Professional Pilot concentration and be enrolled as full-time. The student should also be beginning or currently working on their commercial certificate, instrument, and multi-engine ratings. Preference given to a student with financial need.


D. S. Freeman Family Endowed Scholarship

Preferences for awarding the scholarship are as follows: ETIS Major; Full-time student (enrolled in 12 hours or more); 2.0 GPA or higher; U.S. Citizen by jus soli, or right of birthplace, and jus sanguinis, or right of blood.


Daisy Briscoe Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the *Daisy Briscoe Endowed Scholarship*, applicant must be Tennessee resident majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies, Elementary Education or Special Education with emphasis in Kindergarten - 4th grade or 4th grade - 8th grade. Applicant must be Junior or Senior with a minimum GPA of 3.00. Applicant must express an interest in teaching in a rural area or an area of poverty. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Dale E. McGilliard Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be an incoming freshman or a new transfer admitted to MTSU for the upcoming academic year. Students who have attended MTSU for any amount of time are not eligible. Selection of recipient(s) will be based on the quality of performance in the DVD or VHS tape, on the quality of the letter of application, and on academic performance (must have a GPA of at least 2.0). Application outlining why the candidates believe they are deserving of the scholarship and why they are dedicated to pursuing a degree and a career in Theatre. Three letters of recommendation.


Dames Club of MTSU Scholarship

To be considered for the Dames Club Scholarship, applicants must be a Female Tennessee resident with at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA. Applicants must also be enrolled full-time as a undergraduate student who is at least classified as a Junior (60 earned credit hours). Applicants can't be receiving any public/private scholarship that is equal or greater than the cost of tuition, such as Buchanan Fellowship.

Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

The Dames Club Scholarship is renewable for a total of 2 years as long as the recipient 1) maintains at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA, 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester, and 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Damien Bell Minority Student Scholarship

Must be Junior or Senior majoring in Recording Industry. Applicants with 2.5 - 2.9 GPA are eligible for scholarship with two letters of recommendation from Recording Industry faculty members. Applicants with 3.0 GPA or better do not need letters of recommendation.


Dan Scott Chemistry Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship the recipient shall be classified as a sophomore, junior, or senior, and be a chemistry major.


Dan Whittle Scholarship

The student must be a currently enrolled undergraduate majoring in the School of Journalism and Strategic Media, must be in the Journalism concentration, and must have a 3.2 G.P.A. at the time of the scholarship application. Need, in its broadest sense, may be considered as part of the selection.


D'Ann Bragg Schmitt Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. Be a full time student at Middle Tennessee State University who is majoring in Early Childhood Education, and who has been admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education. 2. Have and maintain a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for their required College of Education courses. 3. Financial need, in the broadest sense, may be considered.


David A. Cummings Excellence in Insurance Scholarship

Recipient must be a major or minor in Insurance, enrolled in or have completed Fin 3610, have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher and a member of the Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity.


David Chambers Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for the David Chambers Endowed Scholarship, applicant must be eligible to receive financial aid as defined by MTSU policies and procedures. Incoming Freshman applicants must have graduated from a Rutherford County high school with a 2.80 GPA or higher AND a minimum 21 on the ACT. All other applicants must have a 2.50 cumulative GPA. Preference shall be given to applicants who graduated from Seigel High School or Oakland High School. Applicants must be enrolled in at least 9 hours each semester. Applicants must submit a 1 page essay outlining their work ethic and their plan for success in life.

In order to maintain eligibility for the David Chambers Endowed Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


David E. Walker Scholarship Fund

Recipient must have a B average or better on coursework at all academic institutions they have attended to include high school, community or junior college, and college/university. Must be committed to active participation in the MTSU Debating Program as an intercollegiate debater. 1. To be an active member of the debate team and qualify for scholarships, you must agree to COMPETE in two tournaments per semester. 2. Since the debate scholarships are limited and many applicants apply, it is necessary to ask for a statement of need and debate experience to help the scholarship committee to rank applicants. Please keep statement to one page. 3. No late applications will be accepted.


David G. LeDoux Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, the student shall be a studio art major at MTSU with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 at the time of the award.


David Keith Ousley Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be a junior or senior in the ROTC program at MTSU.


David O. and Mary Elizabeth Thomas Endowed Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to a major within the College of Media and Entertainment annually. To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student shall be enrolled as a full-time student and be classified as at least a junior majoring in Media Arts. The applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and have exhibited great promise for a career in the field of Media Arts. Preference shall be given to students that have financial need.


David Robinson Student Award

Student employees of the Library Technology Department are eligible for this award if they are currently enrolled and in good standing with the University. The award is based on excellent work performance in the Walker Library. The selection committee will consider such factors as the quality of service, creativity in work performance, dedication to work excellence, willingness to assist, positive professional attitude, and timely response to priorities.


David Sanborn Ecology Scholarship

Recipient shall be an outstanding junior that has shown an interest in the area of field biology. Completion of at least one field biology course with evidence of academic excellence is required.


David W. Kious Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must be Political Science majors whose course of study fits the Pre-Law curriculum.


DDC ThreeCore Scholarship

Scholarship recipients must be majoring in Commercial Construction Management, have earned at least 60 credit hours, and have an overall 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.


Dean Judy Smith Scholarship Fund

Recipient must be an undergraduate student who has earned at least 30 hours credit in residence at MTSU with cumulative GPA 3.0 or better and is an active participant in one or more of the following areas: social sorority or fraternity, Student Government Association, CUSTOMS, varsity cheerleader squad or student programming.


Deaver Phoenix Foundation Annual Scholarship

To be considered for Deaver Phoenix Foundation Annual Scholarships, applicants must be enrolled at MTSU in the Aerospace Program; enrolled in a flight lab; a rising junior; of good character; and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).


Debbie Pilvinsky Scholarship

For a scholarship for a German student.


Dellmar Walker Award for Outstanding Senior in Dietetics




Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship

To be considered for the *Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship*, applicants must be a undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure. Applicant must have a 3.00 GPA. Preference will be given to applicants who are the relative of a Delta Kappa Gamma member. The College of Education Scholarship Committee will select the top 3 applicants, and will notify the Delta Kappa Gamma Board of the top 3 applicants. The recipients shall be then selected by the Delta Kappa Gamma Board. Notification of scholarship offer and payment of scholarship shall be made by Delta Kappa Gamma.


Dennis Bain Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for the *Dennis Bain Memorial Scholarship*, applicants must be a non-traditional (adult) student who is currently enrolled at MTSU and has taken at least 1 distance learning course. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and have at least 60 hours at the time scholarship eligibility is determined. They must also be working on their first undergraduate bachelor's degree. The recipients shall be selected by the University College Scholarship Committee.


Department of Communication Studies Scholarship

For a student with 3.0 GPA or higher, at least a junior at MTSU, and in the COST/ORCO dept.


Department of History Scholarship Fund

The recipient of this scholarship must be a History student sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student classification with a minimum 2.5 GPA.


Dept of Recording Industry-ARA Scholarship

The Recording Industry Dept. will award ARA scholarships to the outstanding music business student and the outstanding production & technology student each year. Qualifications are: Must be in the appropriate concentration (music business or production tech) and of Senior standing.


Determination Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: MTSU M.Acc. student with a 3.0 - 3.5 overall undergraduate GPA (entering the program or current). Preference given to a student that demonstrates determination, hard work, the ability to rise above difficult circumstances, and the willingness to adjust course in the face of challenge.


Diane & Jim Miller Teaching Mathematics Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student shall be a mathematical sciences student, a Tennessee resident, and be enrolled as a full-time student (12 hours or more). Preference will be given to students pursuing a degree in Mathematics with the intent to teach mathematics. Recipients shall have a 3.0 grade point average or greater based upon a 4.0 scale and have junior status (having completed 60 or more hours). First preference shall be given to students who are first generation college students and have financial need.


Diversity Teaching Scholarship

To be considered for the Diversity Teaching Scholarship, a student must be a current MTSU student (sophomore, junior, or senior) majoring in a College of Education major. Recipient must have at least a 2.50 cumulative MTSU GPA, and meet the University's definition of diversity. Diversity may include, but is not limited to, the following: disability status, first-generation college students, gender identity/expression, non-traditional students, personal hardships, race or ethnicity, sexual orientation, special gifts or talents, and veteran status. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need, must be in good standing for the purpose of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), and must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU College of Education Scholarship Committee.


DO NOT AWARD - Enrichment Scholarship

To be considered for the Enrichment Scholarship, applicants must be a current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester. Applicant must have at least a cumulative 3.00 GPA after the Fall semester and be enrolled in at least 6 hours for the Spring semester. Applicants must be pursing their 1st undergraduate degree, must be in good standing for the purpose of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), must be a US citizen or permanent resident, and cannot be the recipient of other scholarships awarded and/or funded by the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

The recipients shall be selected by the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


DO NOT AWARD - Joseph & Florence Jones Scholarship

To be considered for the Joseph & Florence Jones Scholarship, applicants must be a current MTSU student who is in good standing with the university, and has financial need. Recipient must use scholarship funds for living expenses & tuition costs. Recipients must work in exchange for the scholarship.

Recipients will be selected by the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Don Ace Memorial Aerospace Scholarship

Recipient must be a sophomore Aerospace student.


Don and Hanna Witherspoon Centennial Scholarship

Established in celebration of MTSU’s 100th anniversary in September 2011.

To be considered for the Don and Hanna Witherspoon Centennial Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with an ACT of at least 29 (1330 SAT) and a high school GPA of at least 3.50. Applicants must also demonstrate participation in student leadership, athletic, and/or extracurricular activities. In addition, a minimum of 2 letters of recommendation are required to be considered for this scholarship.

Recipients will have the opportunity to participate in an international educational experience between their junior and senior years using their fifth-year scholarship funding.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Don & Hanna Witherspoon Centennial Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 3.50 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Don and Hanna Witherspoon Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the Don and Hanna Witherspoon Endowed Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester in good standing with the University. Preference shall be given to Tennessee residents and applicants who exhibit academic achievement and financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Don & Hanna Witherspoon Endowed Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Donald and Frances McDonald Quasi-Endowed Scholarship in Aerospace

The scholarships shall be awarded based upon the following criteria: a. The applicant must have attended his or her entire senior year in a high school in the state of Tennessee and must have a high school grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and an ACT score of at least 22. b. The applicant shall be chosen based on his or her demonstrated need for financial aid as documented through completion of standard federal or state forms submitted to the Director of Financial Aid of Middle Tennessee State University. c. The applicant must submit to the respective department as part of the application process an essay of no more than 1,000 words stating his or her need for the scholarship and his or her immediate and long-range goals concerning his or her respective occupations. d. The applicant must read and demonstrate his or her knowledge of the Donors' Biographies, which will be furnished by the Foundation. e. The applicant must qualify as a full-time student carrying a minimum of 12 academic hours each semester, except when less than a full time course load is necessary to complete a degree program, and must graduate in no more than 9 semesters. Applicants must be a student in the students in the Department of Aerospace.


Donald and Frances McDonald Quasi-Endowed Scholarship in Engineering Technology

The scholarships shall be awarded based upon the following criteria: a. The applicant must have attended his or her entire senior year in a high school in the state of Tennessee and must have a high school grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and an ACT score of at least 22. b. The applicant shall be chosen based on his or her demonstrated need for financial aid as documented through completion of standard federal or state forms submitted to the Director of Financial Aid of Middle Tennessee State University. c. The applicant must submit to the respective department as part of the application process an essay of no more than 1,000 words stating his or her need for the scholarship and his or her immediate and long-range goals concerning his or her respective occupations. d. The applicant must read and demonstrate his or her knowledge of the Donors' Biographies, which will be furnished by the Foundation. e. The applicant must qualify as a full-time student carrying a minimum of 12 academic hours each semester, except when less than a full time course load is necessary to complete a degree program, and must graduate in no more than 9 semesters. Applicants must be a student in the students in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Studies.


Donald Pettet Memorial Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration a student must be majoring in Aerospace and pursuing a career in piloting. The student should also have at least a private pilot's certificate. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in their major course work or be an incoming freshman with a minimum ACT score of 26 and enrolled full-time.


Donna Brake Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have declared a major in the Media Arts Department and have completed at least 30 hours of academic credit. Preference will be given to students with an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application, first-generation college students, and female applicants to the extent allowed by law. Need, in its broadest sense, may be considered as part of the selection.


Dorethe Tucker Scholarship

Eligibility of applicants: To be eligible applicants must be high school graduating seniors, transfer students, or current MTSU students. All applicants must have a major in Theatre. High school students must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater in high school coursework. MTSU students and transfer students must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater on all college coursework. Applicants must have the intention to develop fully their skills in acting and directing.


Dorothy & Donald Line Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student shall be a major within the College of Media and Entertainment, enrolled as a full-time student, and be classified as at least a junior. Preference shall be given to students that have financial need.


Dorothy and Robert MacLean Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Dorothy and Robert MacLean Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Dorothy & Robert MacLean Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Dorothy Williams Potter Endowed Scholarship Fund

Scholarship(s) will be awarded annually to student(s) chosen by the Center for Historic Preservation scholarship committee.


Douglas E. Stults Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be a journalism major, have a 2.7 grade point average, and be classified as a sophomore or higher. The editor of Sidelines and editors of other student run publications shall automatically be candidates to receive this scholarship. Applicants may submit up to three (3) samples of their writing for the committee in support of their application. These submissions are not required, but may be used in the awarding process.


Douglas R. and Beverly A. Kanitz Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student must be enrolled in Engineering Technology and Industrial Studies, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, and have a definite financial need. Preference will be given to students from a single parent family.


Dr Cliff Gillespie Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the Dr Cliff Gillespie Endowed Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who graduated from a Rutherford, County, TN high school. Applicants can't be eligible for the Tennessee HOPE Scholarship (3.00 GPA or 21 ACT or 1060 SAT). Applicants must have a high school GPA of at least 2.50 to 2.99 AND an ACT composite score of less than 21 or SAT composite score of less than 1060. Preference shall be given to applicants who have overcame a life obstacle.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Admissions Office.


Dr. Aaron W. Todd Scholarship for Future Science Teachers

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have a major in biology, chemistry, geosciences, mathematics, or physics with preference given to chemistry majors; have a minor in secondary education (grades 6-12); be admitted to the Teacher Education program at MTSU; and have a GPA of at least 3.0 Financial need, in the broadest sense, may be considered.


Dr. and Mrs. Quill E. Cope Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Quill E. Cope by his wife Mary Kate Cope, family and family friends for the purpose of providing scholarships for students in Elementary or Secondary Education at MTSU. Dr. Quill E. Cope was the President of Middle Tennessee State University from 1958-1968. To be considered for the *Dr. & Mrs. Quill E. Cope Scholarship*, applicants must be either an Incoming Freshman majoring in Elementary or Secondary Education with a minimum ACT score of 25 & a high school GPA of 2.8; an Incoming Transfer student majoring in Elementary or Secondary Education with a GPA of 2.8 & enrolled full-time; or a current MTSU student majoring in Elementary or Secondary Education with a cumulative GPA of 2.8. The scholarship is renewable for up to 10 semesters, provided the recipient meets the requirements for continuation. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Dr. Bob Womack & Miss Helen Womack Education Leadership Endowed Scholarship

Recipient must be a graduate student pursuing a degree in any program in the Department of Educational Leadership.


Dr. Charles Worthy Babb Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the *Dr. Charles Worthy Babb Endowed Scholarship*, applicants must be majoring in Elementary and/or Special Education with a minimum 3.00 GPA. Applicant must have financial need. Preference shall be given to applicants who are from Lenoir City, TN. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Dr. Connie J. Smith Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. Be a full time student at Middle Tennessee State University who has been admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education, and who is majoring in Special Education. 2. Have the overall grade point average required for admission to the Teacher Education Program at the time the scholarship is awarded. 3. Financial need is required with preference given to applicants with the greatest documented need. 4. First preference will be accorded to first generation college students.


Dr. Delores M. Doyle Elementary Education Scholarship

To be considered for the *Dr. Delores M. Doyle Elementary Education Scholarship*, applicant must be a Junior or Senior majoring in Elementary Education. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Preference shall be given to applicants that are the dependent of a Kindergarten through 8th grade teacher. Prior recipients are not disqualified from consideration for this scholarship. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Dr. Dennis Powell Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 2.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application, have declared a MAJOR in Criminal Justice Administration, and financial need in the broadest sense may be considered. All entering or currently enrolled students are eligible.


Dr. Frank Lee Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be a full-time junior or senior majoring in Criminal Justice Administration with a minimum 2.75 grade point average and able to demonstrate financial need.


Dr. Glenn Himebaugh Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship candidates must meet the following criteria: 3.0 grade point average or greater, sophomore class or higher, major must be in the School of Journalism including print journalism, public relations, graphic design, and advertising. As a part of the application a maximum 500 word essay on the topic of "The Function of Professional News Media in Today's Society" must be submitted.


Dr. Harley W. Foutch Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of application, be of junior or senior academic status, and have a declared major in Plant and Soil Science in the School of Agribusiness and Agriscience, or a successor major. Financial need, in the broadest sense, may be considered.


Dr. J. Madison Dill Music Endowed Scholarship

Student must be enrolled as a full-time student and a member of the "Band of Blue" marching band.


Dr. Jerry W. Williams Endowed Scholarship Fund

Recipient must be a Pre-Veterinary medicine student who has enrolled in and been accepted to an accredited School of Veterinary Medicine. Recipient must have a GPA of no less than 3.25 on a 4.0 scale. Preference shall be given to students who demonstrate the highest achievements, relevant work experience, and extracurricular activities.


Dr. John DuBois Scholarship (spendable)




Dr. Judy Campbell Graduate Alumni Annual Scholarship

Recipient shall be a MTSU alumni student(s) who is/are accepted and enrolled in the School of Nursing Masters of Nursing Graduate program and are maintaining a 3.0 GPA.


Dr. Kay Garrard Academic Leadership Award

"The recipient shall: Be a Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology major who is completing an undergraduate degree in the spring or summer semester of the award calendar year, Have achieved at the time of the award a minimum grade point average of 3.2 overall and 3.5 in the major on a 4.0 scale, Have received excellent clinical evaluations by two clinical supervisors, Have demonstrated excellent speaking and writing skills, Have demonstrated leadership as well as ability to collaborate with other students, Have demonstrated interest in seeking knowledge and improvement beyond the required academic course of study, and Have applied to graduate school to begin graduate study in the fall semester after graduating from MTSU, with the intent to advance her or his education in the field of speech-language pathology, audio logy, deaf education, or a closely related field such as special education. "


Dr. Mel and Caroline Scarlett Scholarship

To be considered for the Dr. Mel and Caroline Scarlett Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester and must be in good standing with the University. Applicants must also demonstrate altruistic life goals, good character, leadership, and academic ability.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Dr Mel & Caroline Scarlett Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Dr. Richard Gould Scholarship Fund

Recipients must have a major in the Engineering Technology and Industrial Studies department and be a full-time freshman student.


Dr. Sam Ingram Scholarship

Recipient must be a full time student admitted to Teacher Education Program in the College of Education. Financial need is required. First preference will be given to students who transferred to MTSU from Motlow State Community College.


Dr. Scott H. Colclough Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, students must meet the following criteria: Currently enrolled in MTSU and pursuing a degree in the Department of Health & Human Performance and have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Financial need in the broadest sense may be considered. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated interest in aquatic therapy research and related careers.


Dr. Tom Naylor Endowed Scholarship in Music

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have demonstrated financial need, have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application and be in good standing with all University policies, and must be a full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree in Music Education. Preference will be given to students who have completed at least 30 hours.


Drake Wallace Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must be a 2nd year or later music major concentrating in music theory and composition with a 3.0 GPA or better.


Drs. Clyde and Irina Willis Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application, declared a major in Political Science or International Relations, and must be a Sophomore or higher in classification. Financial need, in the broadest sense, may also be considered.


Drs. David and Lorraine Singer Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for the Drs. David & Lorraine Singer Scholarship, a student must have a 3.20 GPA at the time the award is made. Eligible students must have been admitted to the Teacher Preparation program. Financial need, in the broadest sense, may be considered.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Drs. David & Lorraine Singer Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Duke-Helton Scholarship Experiential Learning Award (spendable)




Duke-Helton Scholarship in Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, have a declared major in Computer Science or Mathematical Sciences, be registered as a full-time incoming freshman or a current, full-time, undergraduate student, and demonstrate financial need, in the broadest sense, as determined by the scholarship committee. First preference will be given to first generation college students. Preference will be given to incoming freshmen who can continue to receive the scholarship throughout their undergraduate time at MTSU. Freshmen receiving this scholarship are expected to maintain a 3.0 GPA to continue receiving the scholarship each year. Should a recipient become ineligible by changing major or not maintaining GPA requirements or full­ time status, a new recipient may be named using the criteria stated above.


E. May Saunders Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the E. May Saunders Endowed Scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in the College of Education & have financial need. Preference is given to applicants who intend to teach and have included musical training in their college coursework.

Scholarship is for one academic year and is renewable at the discretion of the College of Education Scholarship Committee.

The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Eagle Scout Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for this scholarship, applicant must
  • Must have earned The Eagle Scout rank in the Boy Scouts of America. 
  • Must attach copy of their Eagle Scout card or certificate
  • Must be full-time undergraduate student enrolled in classes at MTSU
  • Must have at least either 1) a 2.50 college GPA if Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Transfer or 2) a 2.50 high school GPA for incoming freshman
  • Must not be reciving public and/or private scholarship funds that are in excess of their tuition/fees for the semester of award
  • Preference shall be given to Scouts who received the Eagle Scout rank from Middle Tennessee Council of the Boys Scouts of America



Economics and Finance Scholarship Fund

Recipient must be entering senior year and be majoring in the department of economics or finance.


Education Abroad - College of Education

Recipients must meet the following criteria: Applicants must be College of Education majors or minors with at least 30 hours earned credit, be participants in the faculty-led education abroad program and course, and must have a minimum 2.5 overall GPA.


Edward L. & Aileen O. Jennings Scholarship

Applicant must be an undergraduate history major. Scholarship recipients are eligible to reapply for a second year. Applicants for the scholarship must be enrolled for a minimum of twelve semester hours at the time of application. Applicants must have an overall GPA of 2.75 with a 3.0 GPA in a minimum of 15 hours of history courses.


Edwin S. Voorhies Scholarship in Engineering Technology

Recipient must be a major in Engineering Technology and Industrial Studies, must maintain the grade point average required for graduation within the major and from MTSU, and must submit a copy of their current transcript.


Eileen Marie Mahan Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be a female Cannon County student with acceptable nursing entrance exam score, a GPA of 2.5 or above, and demonstrated financial need.


Elaine and Richard Warwick Scholarship

Scholarship recipients must be a full-time student admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education and must have a grade point average between 2.75 and 3.30 on a 4.0 scale. Financial need, in the broadest sense, should be considered.


Eleanor Frances Nelson Jordan Band of Blue Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this award, candidates must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time student at MTSU (minimum 12 credit hours) in good standing with the University, have an overall minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of application, and be a member of the MTSU Band of Blue Marching Band. Preference given to a clarinetist, and if not clarinetist, then a woodwind instrumentalist.


Eleanor Frances Nelson Jordan Endowed Scholarship in Foreign Languages/Spanish

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student shall be majoring in Foreign Languages at MTSU with a concentration in Spanish and seeking teacher licensure. The student shall be a junior or senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent and be enrolled full-time.


Eleanor Frances Nelson Jordan Endowed Scholarship in Professional Counseling

If a recipient fails to maintain the required level of academic performance or changes to a major outside those specified, they shall forfeit any unpaid balance of their award.


Elisabeth & Granville Ridley Scholarship

Recipient shall be a full-time undergraduate student. Recipient must be a sophomore, junior, or senior with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Recipient shall be a resident of Rutherford County.


Elizabeth Clements Womack Scholarship

To be considered for the *Elizabeth Clements Womack Scholarship*, applicants must be an undergraduate student majoring in Elementary Education or Interdisciplinary Studies. Applicant must have minimum GPA of 2.5, be enrolled full-time, and have financial need. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Elizabeth Schardt Scholarship

Recipient shall be a student major or minoring in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.


Elizabeth Stratton Porter Scholarship

Awarded to a female editor of Sidelines.


Elizabeth Wright Award

Student must be enrolled and in good standing with the Psychology Department's graduate program. The student must have demonstrated perseverance in the face of adversity. Preference will be given to students with physical challenges and if no one is eligible then a financial adversity. Preference will also be given to a student whose future goals include community service.


Elliot Ozment New American Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: • Must be a full-time undergraduate student in the Honors College. • First preference will be a student who is working towards American citizenship or is of Hispanic descent. • Applicant must be either a junior or senior standing when the scholarship is awarded. • Financial need, as determined by the University, is required.


Elliott P. Dawson - Bio-Ventures Inc Biology Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 2.5 grade point average and a minimum 3.2 average in Biology related courses on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application. Be a major in good standing in Biological Sciences. Have earned at least 60 hours of academic time at the time scholarship funds are paid to the recipient. Financial need, as determined by the university, may be considered.


Elliott P. Dawson - Bio-Ventures Inc Chemistry Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 2.5 grade point average and a minimum 3.2 average in all Chemistry related courses on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application. Be a major in good standing in Chemistry. Have earned at least 60 hours of academic credit before scholarship funds are paid to the recipient. Financial need, as determined by the university, may also be considered.


Elrod Family Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this award, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. A student whose parent(s) did not receive a bachelor degree 2. Be a full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree major in the College of Liberal Arts and completed the required minimum credit hours (60 hours) to be a junior or senior level classification. 3. Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.


Elsie Brandon Scholarship

To be considered for the Elsie Brandon Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester and be in good standing with the University. Applicants must also have at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Elsie Brandon Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.00 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Elzie & Nell McBride Scholarship

To be considered for the Elzie & Nell McBride Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who graduated from a DeKalb County, TN high school. Applicants must demonstrate leadership, moral character & financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Admissions Office.


Emerging Professional Accountant Fund

To be eligible for this award students must meet the following criteria: Must have taken ACTG 2110 at MTSU within the previous calendar year and received a "B" grade or higher, must be enrolled in ACTG 2125 or an upper-level accounting course at MTSU, must be an accounting major, and must provide one reference letter from an MTSU Accounting professor teaching ACTG 2125 or a higher level accounting course. Other leadership and service activities considered, special consideration for members of the Tennessee Society of CPAs


Emmett & Rose Kennon Scholarship

To be considered for the Emmett & Rose Kennon Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester and must be in good standing with the University. Applicants must also have at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship, Honors Transfer Scholarship or a Renewable Foundation Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Emmett & Rose Kennon Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.00 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Erie Insurance Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: - Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale - Have completed at least 60 hours of university credit - Major or concentration in Risk Management and Insurance - Poses a track record of campus leadership and/or community service.


Ernest and Frances Smith Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Ernest and Frances Smith Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship. The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Ernest & Frances Smith Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Ernest Hooper History Scholarship

Student must have completed at least 60 semester hours, have a 3.0 GPA or higher, be a History or History distributive major and completed a minimum of 12 semester hours in History with a GPA of 3.5 to be potentially eligible for this award. Candidates must be nominated by History Department faculty members. Each member may submit one name for each scholarship to be awarded.


Ernestine N. Reeder Honor Scholarship

Recipients must be a Human Sciences major, have completed a minimum of 18 hours course work in their major, have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA, and be an active member of at least one student organization in the Human Sciences Department.


Estate of Eileen N Mahan

Recipient must be enrolled in the Nursing program. Preference be given to women students.


Excellence in Aviation Scholarship in Aerospace

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student must be accepted or enrolled at Middle Tennessee State University in the Aerospace Department and be at least a sophomore undergraduate student in good standing with the Aerospace Department and faculty. Efforts shall be made to award at least one scholarship per semester to a female applicant annually, and preference shall also be given to students with financial need that have not received any other scholarship assistance for the semester that selection is made.


EXTRA




Farm Credit Services Agriculture Scholarship

To be awarded to a School of Agribusiness/Agriscience student


Ferrell Family Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must:
  • Be enrolled in either the School of Agriculture, the Department of Aerospace or the School of Nursing
  • Must have completed at least 30hours in their major
  • Must have at least a 3.00 GPA 
  • Demonstrate Financial Need
The recipients shall be selected by the Office of Financial Aid


Fielder Family Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the Fielder Family Endowed Scholarship, applicants must be a Wayne County, TN resident who is enrolled full-time. Donor preference given to those students demonstrating financial need, then to those applicants majoring in the following: Journalism, Media & Entertainment, Elementary and/or Secondary Education, Nursing, Music or Recording Industry.

Recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Admissions Scholarship Committee.


First Generation Endowment Scholarship

To be considered for the First Generation Endowment Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who is a first-generation college student. Applicants must also have at least a 2.75 high school GPA. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the First Generation Endowment Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.75 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


First National Bank of Pulaski Scholarship

Must be Finance or Economics Major in the College of Business. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above.


Follett Book Scholarship

To be considered for the Follett Book Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman or incoming transfer student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester. Incoming Freshmen must have a 3.00 high school GPA or minimum 21 ACT composite score or minimum 1060 SAT composite score & demonstrate financial need. Incoming Transfers must have a 3.00 cumulative GPA & demonstrate financial need.

Can receive in combination with other Institutional or Foundation scholarships. Funds can be used at bookstore to purchase textbooks, any course required or related materials such as backpacks, calculator, notebooks, pens, pencils, paper, etc. Cannot be used on clothing, gifts, spirit items, food/drinks.

The recipients shall be selected by the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Follett Book Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Forrest Paschal Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Forrest Paschal Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship. The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Forrest Paschal Scholarship (L/P) students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Fowler & Ruth Nickle Scholarship

Recipient must be a full-time School of Agriculture student, preferably an Animal Science major and preferably a sophomore. Overall GPA 2.8 or above is required. Primary consideration will be given to financial need.


Fran Riel Scholarship in Recreation

Recipient must be enrolled full-time Recreation and Leisure Management degree program. Student must have upper division status of 60 credit hours. Must have 3.0 GPA or above.


Frances Bohannon Music Club Scholarship

Recipient must be a sophomore or above majoring in Music and emphasis in keyboard, voice or string major with at least a 3.2 GPA. Must also perform for the Bohannon Music Club during the school year and be of good moral character.


Frank & Harriet Hedrick Aviation Scholarship

Recipient must be a student in good standing enrolled in the Aerospace program.


Frank and Mary Esther Crosslin Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Frank and Mary Esther Crosslin Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Frank & Mary Esther Crosslin Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Frank White Excellence in Insurance Scholarship

Criteria: Have a major or minor in Insurance. Either be enrolled in or have completed FIN 3610. Be able to demonstrate a financial need for the scholarship based on family income. Express an interest in life/health insurance sales. Be a member of the Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance fraternity and have a GPA of 2.5 or above on all college work completed. Will be awarded at the beginning of each Fall semester.


Frederic M. Crawford History Scholarship in European and Global History

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student shall be a History student currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at MTSU. Additionally, the scholarship's namesake prefers that the student have an interest in European and Global History as determined by the History Scholarship Committee. The student may strengthen their application for this scholarship by presenting evidence to the committee showing their interest in one or both of these historical areas.


Frederick Delay Quasi-Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the Frederick Delay Quasi-Endowed Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshmen, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester in good standing with the University. Applicant must have at least a minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Frederick Delay Quasi-Endowed Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 3.00 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Frederick W. Delay Centennial Scholarship

Established in celebration of MTSU’s 100th anniversary in September 2011.

To be considered for the Frederick W. Delay Centennial Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with an ACT of at least 29 (1330 SAT) and a high school GPA of at least 3.50. Applicants must also demonstrate participation in student leadership, athletic, and/or extracurricular activities. In addition, a minimum of 2 letters of recommendation are required to be considered for this scholarship.

Recipients will have the opportunity to participate in an international educational experience between their junior and senior years using their fifth-year scholarship funding.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Frederick W. Delay Centennial Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 3.50 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Freeman P. Jordan, Jr. Endowed Scholarship in Biology

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be majoring in biology at MTSU.


Freshman DREAM Scholarship

To be considered for the Freshman DREAM Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming Freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who is eligible for the Tennessee HOPE Lottery Scholarship (21 composite ACT/1060 SAT or 3.00 high school GPA); has an EFC of 12,000 or less on FAFSA; and meet the University's definition of diversity. Applicants must submit their FAFSA by February 15th to be considered. Applicants must be enrolled full-time each semester, must meet the GPA & enrollment renewal requirements for the Tennessee HOPE Lottery Scholarship, must be in good standing for the purpose of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), must be a US citizen or permanent resident, and cannot be the recipient of other scholarships awarded and/or funded by the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

Definition of Diversity may include, but is not limited too, the following: disability status, first-generation college students, gender identity/expression, non-traditional students, personal hardships, race or ethnicity, sexual orientation, special gifts or talents, and veteran status.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Freshman DREAM Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 2) Maintain eligibility for the Tennessee Educational Lottery Scholarship (TELS) 3) FAFSA EFC (Expected Financial Contribution) must be less than or equal to 15,000 4) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 5) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


G. Ron Nichols Leadership Excellence Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student shall be a MTSU student in their second, third, and fourth year of the ROTC program. Recipients must be evaluated on the basis of demonstrated exceptional leadership skills integrity initiative and military bearing. They should be acknowledged as a leader among their peers. Preference shall be given to candidates who are children of decided or disabled veterans.


Gale and Jonelle Prince Centennial Scholarship

Established in celebration of MTSU’s 100th anniversary in September 2011.

To be considered for the Gale and Jonelle Prince Centennial Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Fall semester with an ACT of at least 29 (or SAT of 1330) and a high school GPA of at least 3.50. Applicants must also demonstrate participation in student leadership, athletic, and/or extracurricular activities. In addition, a minimum of 2 letters of recommendation are required to be considered for this scholarship.

Recipients will have the opportunity to participate in an international educational experience between their junior and senior years using their fifth-year scholarship funding.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Gale & Jonelle Prince Centennial Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 3.50 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Gale J. Clark Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall have completed two semesters of their graduate program in chemistry with a preference to students that have an emphasis in analytical chemistry. Recipients shall have exhibited enthusiasm, perseverance and dedication to their thesis research.


Gayle N. Blair Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for the Gayle N. Blair Memorial Scholarship applicants must be an incoming transfer for the upcoming Fall semester who has earned at least 45 hours with a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA. Applicants must be enrolled full-time & demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have graduated high school from either Oakland High School in Rutherford County, TN or Cannon County High School in Cannon County, TN. If in the case where there is no eligible incoming transfer student representing Cannon County or Oakland High School, scholarship may be awarded to previous recipient. In the event that there is no incoming transfer or previous recipient, then the applicant may be an incoming freshman who graduated from either Cannon County or Oakland High School. 1 student from Oakland High School & 1 student from Cannon County High School will be awarded each year per donor's request. Scholarship is for 1 academic year (2 semesters).

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Gene Graham Journalism Award

Recipient shall be an outstanding junior in news-editorial or magazine.


Gene H. Sloan Scholarship

Award to Junior or Senior student majoring in Pre-Law or Journalism or minoring in Business Law. Recipient must have a 3.2 GPA or higher at the time the award is made.


Gentry Moffitt Scholarship

To be considered for the Gentry Moffitt Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester and must be in good standing with the University. Applicants must be a graduate from Warren County, TN and currently reside in Warren County, TN. Applicants must also have at least a 2.50 cumulative GPA, major in Computer Science, Liberal Arts, Math or Science, and demonstrate financial need and good moral character. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office. 

In order to maintain eligibility for the Gentry Moffitt Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Be in good standing with the University and Financial Aid Office (meet SAP or Satisfactory Academic Progress) 2) Resident of Warren County in Tennessee 3) Majoring in Computer Science, Liberal Arts, Math or Science field 4) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.50 5) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 6) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


George and Charlotte Gardner Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the George and Charlotte Gardner Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 25 ACT composite (1200 SAT) and at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the George & Charlotte Gardner Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


George and Cynthia Vernardakis Scholarship

This scholarship is to be awarded for a maximum of eight semesters as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA or above. If the student graduates before eight semesters, then the scholarship will be awarded to another recipient, or if the GPA drops below 3.0, another recipient may be chosen. The scholarship recipient must be a full time student.


George Gardner Outstanding Senior in Insurance Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for initial consideration for this scholarship a student shall have completed a minimum of 90 hours toward his/her degree and be considered a senior by the University and the Finance Department. Students must be majoring in Finance with a concentration in Insurance to be eligible for this award. It is the donor's intent that this award go to the outstanding senior in the Insurance program. Factors that should be considered in selection are academic performance involvement in Gamma Iota Sigma and overall campus leadership and engagement with academic performance being the most important factor.


George Jones Memorial Scholarship Endowment

To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must meet the following criteria: 1) Overall minimum 2.50 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of application 2) Be enrolled in the College of Media & Entertainment with a declared major in Recording Industry 3) Financial need shall be a primary consideration in the awards process and the recipient must be eligible to receive need-based aid. Applicants are strongly encouraged to provide a resume and an essay (or cover letter) explaining how they are best qualified for this scholarship.


Geraldine Sayward Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the *Geraldine Sayward Endowed Scholarship*, applicants must have be majoring or minoring in Liberal Arts and have earned at least 30 credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.50. Applicants will need to submit a personal statement (no more than 750 words) explaining how her/his life reflects the values modeled by Geraldine Sayward and how these values will influence their education abroad experience. Also include details on the activity for which the student is requesting support and how the activity will contribute to the plan of study. Applicants will also need to submit a letter of recommendation from a Liberal Arts faculty member or advisor. Preference given to a student participating in an MTSU faculty-led Education Abroad program.


Gibbs Smith Excellence in Insurance Scholarship

Criteria: Have a major or minor in Insurance, either be enrolled in or have completed FIN 361, be able to demonstrate a financial need for the scholarship based on family income, express an interest in PC insurance sales, be a member of Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance fraternity and have a GPA of 3.0 or above on all college work completed.


GIS Alumni Scholarship Fund

Recipient must have declared a major or minor in Insurance. Full-time student to be in or completed one Insurance course. Must have 3.0 or higher GPA. Be a member of Gamma Iota Insurance Fraternity and have an interest in Insurance as a career.


Glen P. Reeder/Phi Epsilon Kappa Honor

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student must have a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale or higher at the time the award is made, must plan to pursue an undergraduate degree in Physical Education in the HHP Department at MTSU, must exhibit good character, and must be a member of the PEK National Fraternity and PEK HHP Department local fraternity chapter.


Glenn Warner Undergraduate Award

Scholarship for an average chemistry major based on need. Student must have completed 30 credit hours and have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.


Global Studies & Human Geography Scholarship

Recipient must be an undergraduate majoring in Global Studies & Human Geography with a GPA of at least 2.0.


Gloria L. Bonner Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the *Gloria L. Bonner Endowed Scholarship*, applicants must be a Junior or Senior majoring in a program in the College of Education; a Tennessee resident and have earned a GPA and/or ACT comparable to the Tennessee Lottery Scholarship Program requirements (minimum 3.00 GPA or 21 ACT (1060 SAT). Applicants must also be enrolled full-time and have financial need. Applicants need to be involved within their community as a volunteer or make a time contribution to a charitable activity. Preference shall be given to applicants who are a first generation college student from Rutherford County. Applicants must submit a statement explaining their involvement within their community as a volunteer, or when they made a time contribution to a charitable activity. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Gordon/Sara Bell Endowed Honors Scholarship in Native American Studies

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Be a junior or senior Honors student; have an overall minimum 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale; be majoring or minoring in Native American Studies; pursuing a thesis related to Native American Studies; OR working directly to serve the needs of Native American populations.


Graphic Arts Scholarship

To be used for Student Merit Scholarships in Graphics.


Great Smoky Mountain Chapter of CPCU Scholarship

Recipient must be a major or minor in Insurance.


Greg K Thweatt Scholarship

To be considered for the Greg K. Thweatt Scholarship, applicants must be a current MTSU who has earned more than 60 hours (Junior level standing & higher) with at least a 2.50 college GPA. Preference will be given to applicants who graduated from DeKalb County High School. Financial Need may be considered when selecting applicant.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


H. Miller Lanier Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must be an Aerospace major of sophomore, junior, or senior classification.


Hancock Excellence in Insurance Scholarship Fund

Recipient must be a junior or senior at MTSU. Have declared a major or minor in Insurance, be enrolled in or have completed an Insurance course, be a member of Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher overall.


Hannah/Harris Honors Study Abroad Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student must be admitted to and participating in the Honors College as a full-time student. However, the semester(s) during which this scholarship is allocated the student need not be full­ time as the intent is for the student to have a high quality international learning experience by going abroad (outside the U.S.)


Harold Spraker Graduate Award

Recipient should be a graduate teaching assistant in Mathematics each Spring semester. Must excel in both teaching and studies.


Harold Spraker Senior Mathematics Award

Recipient must be a graduating senior Mathematics major.


Harpeth Annual Scholarship

To be considered for the Harpeth Annual Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester and must be in good standing with the University. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. MTSU's ability to make an annual award is based on availability of funds from the donor.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Harpeth Annual Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Harris Family Scholarship

Recipient must be a full time student admitted to Teacher Education Program in the College of Education, majoring in Special Education. Financial need is required.


Harry and Marie Gannaway Nursing Scholarship

Recipient shall be majoring in the Department of Nursing. Recipient shall also have high moral character, high academic achievement, and potential for outstanding professional service. Preference given to student from Rutherford County.


Harry E. Slater Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be an Aerospace major completing their junior year at the time of selection. Recipient will be selected by proven academic ability, professional commitment, extracurricular activities, and moral character.


Harry Horne International Relations Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship recipients must have graduated from a Tennessee high school and be majoring in International Relations/or Global Studies at MTSU. Recipients shall have a 3.0 grade point average in high school or college work. If the recipient is an incoming freshmen he or she must have scored a 25 or higher on the ACT.


Hawkins Endowed Scholarship Fund

Recipients shall maintain the award for up to eight (8) semesters (fall and spring) by maintaining full-time student status and a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, on all completed coursework.


HCA Settlement Fund

Recipient will be an upper-division nursing student.


Heart of Tennessee BPW Scholarship

Recipient shall be a female Rutherford County resident with a minimum 2.5 GPA classified as a sophomore or above who is financially, morally, and academically deserving as well as career path oriented. Preference to re-entry level non-traditional student.


Heather Uffelman Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must have scholastic achievement of 3.0 GPA or better, financial need, and emphasis given to students majoring in English or Radio/Television. Student must also be a first time freshman. Candidates must complete an essay.


Helen Miles Scholarship

Recipients shall be nursing student with a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better.


Helen Newman Stammtisch Fund

Recipient shall be a student at MTSU majoring in German Language Studies who intends to teach German as a foreign language and to pursue studies through the MTSU Exchange Program at the University of Mainz in Germersheim.


Helen S. Potts Scholarship

To be considered for the Helen S. Potts Scholarship applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Elementary or Special Education, be enrolled full-time, and a resident of Tennessee. Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference shall be given to applicants from Williamson County. The scholarship committee will consider an applicant's non-academic activity in determining their recipients.

The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Helen Suter Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for the Helen Suter Memorial Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who graduated from a Grundy County, TN high school. Applicants must exhibit good moral character. Preference given to students with financial need.

Recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Admissions Scholarship Committee.


Henry Ruppel Scholarship Fund

Junior or Senior with a major in Marketing.


Heritage Farms Scholarship

Recipient shall be Junior or Senior student in the Department of Agriculture with demonstrated academic excellence in the area of milk processing or production.


Herman Eskew Award

This is a Journalism scholarship. This annual scholarship award shall be presented to the student who exhibits the most promise as an editor.


Herman Jackson Memorial Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Herman Jackson Memorial Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service.

Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship. The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Herman Jackson Memorial Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Hester Rogers Ray Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a Senior Art major with evidence of the following qualities: commitment or dedication, compassion, competence in subject matter, perseverance and hard work, loyalty to school and department.


Hillary Scott Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Must be enrolled as a full-time student; demonstrate a professional attitude towards the music industry and specifically the business and legal area of the industry; demonstrate involvement with the activities of the Recording Industry Department programs while a student; show evidence of high intelligence as to decision making, academic information, and maturity in major and overall "fitness" for a music industry position; have a declared major within the Recording Industry Department in the College of Media and Entertainment; and maintain a grade point average of 3.0. Financial need, in the broadest sense, will be considered. *Each applicant must write an essay between 500 to 800 words to explain the applicant's intended career path in the entertainment industry, referencing any professional or personal accomplishments.* Preferred candidates will have earned at least 60 hours of academic credit, although candidates with fewer than 60 hours of credit may be considered, having demonstrated a strong desire to build a career in the entertainment industry. Applicants are strongly encouraged to provide a resume and an essay (or cover letter) explaining how they are best qualified for this scholarship.


HOLA Summer Research Fellowship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and have a demonstrated interest in conducting research in political economy through a process determined by the PERI Undergraduate Research Fellowship Committee. First preference will be given to students of Latino or Portuguese descent. Preference will be given to students who have earned at least 60 credit hours toward an undergraduate degree. Preference will be given to bilingual (Spanish/English) students.


Home Builders Association of Tennessee Scholarship

Recipient must be a junior majoring in Engineering Technology and Industrial Studies-Construction Management and must be from Rutherford County.


Homer and Delia Snyder Scholarship

To be considered for the Homer and Delia Snyder Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester and must be in good standing with the University. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Homer & Delia Snyder Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Homer Brown Computer Science Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be a Computer Science major demonstrating academic excellence and financial need.


Homer Pittard Scholarship

Recipient must have a major in English or History, should be classified as a junior or a senior, and should have some interest or ability in creative writing. Applicants who plan to certify to teach will be given special consideration.


Homer Woods Davenport Concrete Industry Management Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Be enrolled in the Concrete Industry Management Program and be classified as a full-time student.


Horace B. and Helen Weaks Reed Endowed Scholarship in Biology (spendable)




Horace G. Jones Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student must be a junior or senior majoring in mathematics. The recipients shall have a grade point average of 3.0 or greater with a preference to students from Rutherford County, Tennessee or White County, Tennessee.


Howard & Elizabeth Kirksey Scholarship

To be considered for the Howard Kirksey Memorial Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who was in the upper 10% of their graduating class, and have at least a 3.00 high school GPA.

Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Howard & Elizabeth Kirksey Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 3.00 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Howard Malone Band of Blue Esprit De Corps Annual Sch

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship recipients shall: Be enrolled full-time at MTSU (minimum of 12 credit hours); Be in good standing with the University; Be a member of the MTSU Band of Blue Marching Band; Be nominated by an fellow Band of Blue member (no self-nominations); Be selected by a simple majority peer vote of the Band of Blue membership.


HPER Recreation Scholarship

1. Recipient must be a currently enrolled full-time student at MTSU. 2. Recipient must have a declared major in Leisure, Sport and Tourism, Leisure and Sport Management, or Tourism and Hospitality within the department of Health & Human Performance. 3. Recipient must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have completed at least 45 hours of course work at MTSU at the time of award.


HPERS Chair Scholarship

Recipient must be currently enrolled in MTSU and pursuing a degree in the department of Health & Human Performance. Undergraduate recipients must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and have completed 60 hours of undergraduate course work at MTSU at the time of award. Graduate recipients must have a minimum GPA of 3.5, have completed at least 24 hours at the graduate level at MTSU and be employed by MTSU. Applicant's involvement in professional/scholastic organizations and volunteer work may be considered. May provide work related experiences in their declared major, if applicable.


Hugh H. Burrum Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be a Sophomore in the School of Agriculture in good standing, with demonstrated course of study leading toward a degree. Shall be an in-state student and may reapply for the scholarship from year to year.


Hutcheson Graduate Scholarship Fund

The award will be given annually to a graduate student who most closely perpetuates Dr. Hutcheson's spirit of helpfulness and who meets the following criteria: has completed at least 12 hours of graduate work in Computer Science at MTSU, has not completed more than 24 hours of graduate work toward a degree, has at least a 3.5 GPA, and is currently enrolled in at least one graduate course in Computer Science at MTSU.


IBPA James D. Davis Jr. & William D. Batty Mechatronics Engineering Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration candidates must: 1) Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale 2) Junior or Senior classification 3) Have declared and maintain a major or minor in Mechatronics Engineering 4) Preference given to students who have exhibited an interest in obtaining a career in the packaging industry.


IGNITE Enrichment Fund

Recipient must meet the following criteria: Must be a current member of the IGNITE program, majoring in the Jones College of Business, be a senior or junior, and be graduating during the current academic year or during the upcoming academic year. Applicants must write a brief essay that lists 3 IGNITE events that the student attended and what he/she learned from each event.


Illinois Jacquet Endowed Scholarship

Recipients must fulfill the following in order to remain eligible: Continue as a full-time music major as well as maintain a 3.0 grade point average in their coursework. The recipient must maintain satisfactory progress in all areas established by the jazz studies faculty and Director of the School of Music and participate in the jazz program each semester.


INACTIVE - McMillan/Neal Scholarship

To be considered for the McMillan/Neal Scholarship applicants must be a graduate of Bradley Central High School or Cleveland High School in TN. Applicants must be a full-time student in good standing with MTSU and have at least a 2.50 cumulative GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to student who are first generation college students.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Information Systems and Analytics Faculty Scholarship

3 different criteria based on programming excellence, database excellence, and overall IS excellence. Final criteria determined by faculty in CIS.


Insurors of Memphis Excellence in Insurance Endowed Sch

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student shall: Be a major Finance/Insurance or a minor in Insurance; be a member of Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance fraternity; be enrolled or have completed their first Insurance class; have attained a 3.0 grade point average or higher; be committed to a career in Insurance.


Insurors of Nashville Excellence in Insurance Scholarship

Recipient will be selected based on academic achievement, interest in insurance as a career, and membership in GIS, the national insurance fraternity.


Insurors of Tennessee Excellence in Insurance Scholarship

Recipients must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be enrolled in or have completed an Insurance course, have declared a major or minor in Insurance, and be a member of Gamma IOTA Sigma Insurance Fraternity.


Integrity in Media and Entertainment Scholarship

Eligible scholarship applicants must be Media & Entertainment majors who have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours with a minimum grade point average of 2.5. Preference shall be given to students with children and/or students in financial need.


Interfraternity Council Fund/Paul Cantrell Scholarship (spendable)




ISA Ambassador Scholarship

The Ambassador Scholarships are awarded to applicants based on service to the University and to the community. Applicants must be a declared ISA major and will need to detail their recent service activities that have provided benefits to the University and/or to the greater community. Activities that will happen before the beginning of the upcoming fall semester should also be provided.


ISA Excellence Scholarship

The Excellence Scholarships are competitively awarded to applicants based on academic achievement. Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered: Be a declared ISA major and have an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher. Applicants must also submit a 500 word-maximum essay about "What was your path to choosing Information Systems, and what will your future in the field hold?"


ISA Frontier Scholarship

The Frontier Scholarships are awarded to applicants that go above and beyond to achieve their educational goals. Applicants for the Frontier Scholarship will be hardworking students that struggle with the financial burdens of attending school. Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered: Be a declared ISA major and have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must also submit a 500 word-maximum essay about "What would this scholarship mean to you in obtaining your Information Systems degree?"


ISA Young Alumni Council Scholarship

The Young Alumni Council Scholarship is awarded by the newly formed ISA Young Alumni Council. This group is comprised of all young ISA alumni and the intent of the group is to promote MTSU, be engaged with the ISA department, network with alumni, and help students as they transition into their careers. Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered: Be a declared ISA major and have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must also submit a 500 word-maximum essay detailing how they embody the true meaning of being "True Blue" and how they plan to represent MTSU after graduation.


J. D. and Marge Vance Scholarship

Marketing major. Recipient in first semester of Sophomore year. Must be a full-time student and Tennessee resident. Must have 3.0 GPA. The Selection Committee shall also consider the applicant's non-academic activities, leadership, and financial need.


J. W. "Red" Victory Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be majoring in Concrete Industry Management and shall be a Tennessee resident. The recipient shall be enrolled as a full-time student (12 hours or more). Preference shall be given to students from Rutherford County, Tennessee. Recipients shall be a junior or senior at the time they receive the award. Preference shall also be shown to students that have financial need.


J. Woodfin Scholarship

To be considered for the John Woodfin Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester and must be in good standing with the University. Applicants must be a resident of Rutherford County, TN.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the John Woodfin Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80. 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


J.E. Wiser Graduate Scholarship

To be awarded to the outstanding graduate student. Academic work, teaching, and professionalism considered.


J.W. Cross Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must have major in Equine Science, have at least a B average, and be in need of financial assistance.


Jack Justin Turner Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student shall be majoring in Political Science at MTSU with a concentration in International Relations. The student shall be a junior or senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) and be enrolled full-time.


Jack McFarland Memorial Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Jack McFarland Memorial Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship. The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to remain eligible for the Jack McFarland Memorial Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


James & Beverly Calder Scholarship

To be considered for the *James & Beverly Calder Scholarship*, applicants must be majoring in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or Special Education. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA & be admitted into the Teacher Education Program. Applicant must be a graduate of an out-of-state high school and demonstrate financial need. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


James Barrom/NY Life Excellence in Insurance Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible a student must be majoring in Insurance, have at least a 3.0 GPA, be a member of Gamma Iota Insurance Fraternity, and be enrolled in or have completed an Insurance course.


James C. Douthit Scholarship in Business Administration Fund

Must be full-time student of the College of Business majoring in business administration. Must be a resident of Tennessee. Must have completed at least 55 credit hours (excluding developmental studies courses) with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Each scholarship is for one academic year, however, prior recipients are not disqualified from consideration for this scholarship during subsequent years.


James C. Hailey Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the James C. Hailey Endowed Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who graduated from a Rutherford County, TN high school in the top 25% of their class. Applicants must also demonstrate good moral character, demonstrate social & community service activities. Applicants must have financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Admissions Office.


James Deavours Quasi Endowment Scholarship

Recipient must be a junior or senior student in the School of Nursing.


James E. Taylor History Scholarship

Receipt shall be a History student. Preference shall be given in the award of the scholarship to students attending MTSU who are citizens and residents of Rutherford County, Tennessee and who have a financial need for such scholarship.


James Henry Alexander Excellence in Insurance Scholarship Fund

Recipient must be a member of the Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance fraternity and be committed to a career in Insurance. Recipient will be required to carry a major or minor in Insurance and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. He/She must be a junior or senior and be enrolled in or have completed Fin 3610.


James Jarrett-Henry Johnson Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 2.8 grade point average on a 4.0 scale in high school OR minimum score of 20 on the ACT OR a minimum score of 1030 on the SAT; Be admitted or enrolled at Middle Tennessee State University as a first-time freshmen; Have graduated from one of the following high school in Chattanooga: (Brainerd High School, Howard High School and Tyner High School). Priority will be given to student demonstrating financial need who have also been actively involved in volunteerism and community service and demonstrated leadership skills.


James L. and Josephine Hitt Scholarship

This scholarship was established by James K. Patterson in honor of his grandparents, James L. and Josephine Hitt for the purpose of providing scholarships for students in the College of Education that are planning to pursue a career in teaching. To be considered for the *James L. and Josephine Hitt Scholarship*, applicants must be pursuing a secondary education minor and be enrolled full-time. Each scholarship is awarded in an amount up to full tuition for eight semesters, provided the recipient meets the requirements for continuation. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


James L. Gore Scholarship

To be considered for the *James L. Gore Scholarship*, applicants must be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior majoring in a program that leads to licensure in Professional Education. Applicant must have financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.00. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education under the direction of the President.


James N. Leonard History Scholarship

Student must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in History at MTSU. Preference will be given to minority student.


James O. Rust School Psychology Endowed

Each recipient will have demonstrated evidence of commitment to the field of school psychology, a high level of responsibility and ethicality, a professional attitude, and well developed professional skills. Professors will use the students' self-evaluations, grades, written work, field-based supervisors' reports, as well as student participation in class and professional associations.


James R. Arnhart Endowed Scholarship in Nursing

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student must be from Rutherford County and accepted into the nursing program. Requires a minimum ACT score of 21, and a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent). Preference shall be given to students who, upon application of admission, have demonstrated experience in a health care position or with a health care provider in Rutherford County, and/or students who express a desire to remain in Rutherford County as a health care professional.


James S. Gibson Sculpture Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Must be a full-time student pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art with an emphasis in sculpture, completed the required minimum credit hours (60 hours) to be a junior or senior level classification, and have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application. Preference given to student residents in Tennessee or West Virginia. First preference given to a full-time student with second preference given to a part-time student showing financial need.


James V. Hunt Excellence in Insurance Endowed Sch

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall: Be a major or minor in Insurance; be a member of Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance fraternity; be enrolled or have completed their first Insurance class; have attained a 3.0 grade point average or higher.


James W. and Martha C. McClendon Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for the James W. and Martha C. McClendon Memorial Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who is a resident of Williamson County, Tennessee. Applicants must also demonstrate participation in student leadership, athletic, and/or extracurricular activities, and have a minimum 3.00 high school GPA. Preference is given to students who live in Brentwood, TN. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the James W. & Martha C. McClendon Memorial Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Resident of Williamson county in Tennessee 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 3.00 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Jane Duke Memorial Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student must be a resident of the state of Tennessee, a junior or senior majoring in Political Science with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) and be enrolled as a full-time student. The student should be able to demonstrate financial need as determined by the office of Financial Aid. Preference will be given to female students.


Jane Nickell Taylor Scholarship Fund

Recipient shall be a non-traditional female student needing financial assistance with a 2.75 GPA or better. Recipient shall be a junior or senior level who is attempting to reconstruct her life after an unhappy marriage, job, or other break in formal education and an individual who demonstrates reasonable qualities for success.


Jean Jack Aerospace Scholarship Fund

To be eligible, candidates must be an Aerospace major with preferred emphasis in technology, and must be sophomore, junior, or senior classification.


Jeff Beeler Memorial Scholarship Fund

Recipients shall be Kappa Sigma undergraduates demonstrating financial need and maintaining high academic achievements.


Jeff McCrudden Aviation Scholarship

Candidates must be Aerospace majors in good standing with a professional pilot concentration and currently enrolled in AERO 3203 - Professional Pilot Flight Lab II. Candidates must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA and be recommended by an MTSU flight instructor. The application for the scholarship must include clearly stated career goals, qualifications, and aspirations. Only those that seek a career as a professional pilot will be considered.


Jeremy Rolfs Memorial Scholarship

Student must be junior or senior status with a 2.8 GPA or higher. Must have experience on or off campus in Radio, TV, or Photography and be active in the previously mentioned activities.


Jerry & Nancy Allen Scholarship

To be considered for the Jerry & Nancy Allen Scholarship, recipients must be a full-time student who is considered non-traditional by MTSU definition. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.75. Per donor, preference will be given to Military Veterans. MTSU's definition of a Non-Traditional student is a student who is over age 25 at the point of attending college OR a student of any age who bears adult responsibilities.

Recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Jerry and Veronica Wauford Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Jerry and Veronica Wauford Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Jerry & Veronica Wauford Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Jesse L. Smith Mathematics Scholarship

Recipient must be a mathematics major of junior standing, have upper-division form filed with an education minor and an intention to teach mathematics, and have a 3.2 GPA overall with a 3.5 GPA in major.


Jill Montgomery Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, the student shall be an art history major at MTSU.


Jim & Lucinda Lea Math Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student must be enrolled as a full time (12 hours or more), accepted or enrolled in the MTSU Mathematical Sciences Department and majoring in mathematics. Recipients shall have a 3.0 grade point average or greater based upon a 4.0 scale and have reached junior status. First preference shall be given to students choosing the advanced mathematics track.


Jim and Ann Free Endowed Scholarship in Music Business

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student must have attained junior status and be currently enrolled in the College of Media and Entertainment, with a declared field of study in Music Business. Students must maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale or subsequent equivalent) to receive this award.


Jim and Hesta Cummings Scholarship

Recipients shall be an incoming freshman from Cannon county, preferably one male and one female. The scholarship award will be based upon character, church activities, school activities, community activities, and scholastic achievement.


Jim Gaines Outstanding Senior @ Dobyns-Bennett HS Annual Scholarship

Applicants must maintain a grade point average of 2.5/4.0 scale at the completions of the fall semester and must be making satisfactory progress towards an undergraduate degree and must maintain a full-time course load consisting of a minimum of 12 hours per semester.


Jim Price Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

Recipient will be an Aerospace major with 3.2 GPA and emphasis on professional aviation career. This award is for those students needing extra aid for flight training. Applicants must write a paper on "Why I Have Chosen a Career in Aviation."


Jim Ridley Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Overall minimum 3.0 grade point, declared MAJOR in the School of Journalism in the College of Media and Entertainment, and financial need, in the broadest sense, may be considered. Preferred candidates will have earned at least 60 hours of academic credit, although candidates with fewer than 60 hours of credit may be considered, having demonstrated a strong desire to build a career as a journalist. Each candidate must write an essay between 500 to 800 words to explain the candidate's intended career path as a journalist, referencing any professional or personal accomplishments that would be of interest to the Ridley family and the scholarship selection committee. The candidate should demonstrate an understanding and passion for freedom of the press and integrity in journalism and a sincere interest in pursuing a meaningful career path as a journalist.


Jim Zumpano Recording Scholarship

Eligible scholarship applicants must be classified as a junior or senior, be a Recording Industry major with a concentration in Production/Technology, have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.


Joan Hunt Memorial Horse Science Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: - Have an overall minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. - Be enrolled in the Horse Science Program.


Joan Nickell Bailey Scholarship Fund

Recipient shall be a junior or senior who is an Elementary Education major and wants to teach 5-6 grade, has financial need, and has a 3.0 overall grade point.


Joann Arnold Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration a student must be a resident of Rutherford or Cannon counties. Preference shall be given to pre-law students, but will not be limited to political science majors.


Joe B. Jackson Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, the recipient shall be a junior or senior with a major housed in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business. Recipients shall have a 3.0 grade point average or greater and demonstrate financial need. Recipients must have graduated from a high school located in Rutherford County.


Joe C. Luttrell Memorial Scholarship in Aerospace

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must be enrolled in the Professional Pilot program and eligible for flight training courses in the upcoming semester.


Joe Jack and Jerry Dement Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student must be a School of Agriculture incoming freshman with a minimum ACT score of 22 and GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) and be enrolled as a full-time student.


Joe Ramsay Leatherman Scholarship

Recipient must be a Sociology major at MTSU, who is going into his senior year, a resident of Middle Tennessee, male, and a veteran. They also must have reflecting traditional ideals, maturity which recognizes the realities of the social system, demonstrated academic ability and motivation, commitment to life goals of social service, and a significant degree of financial need related to the achievement of these goals.


John "Bubba" & Kay Woodfin Student Assistance Fund Endowment (spendable)




John & Barbara Ellington Aerospace Endowment

To be considered for this scholarship, a student shall be an Aerospace major enrolled full-time at MTSU with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Preference will be given to students with financial need.


John & Bobbie Duke Woodwind Jazz Scholarship in School of Music

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student shall be a music major with a concentration in jazz studies. Additionally the student's primary instrument shall be a woodwind. The School of Music Scholarship Committee will select the most qualified recipients however the student must maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4 point scale.

If a student's status changes so that s/he is no longer eligible after one semester the scholarship will not be awarded for the second semester.


John and Elva Griffin Art Scholarship

For deserving student in the Department of Art. Selection at least partially on basis of financial need.


John and Jane Bryan Music Education Scholarship

Recipient must be a vocal-general music education major, enrolled in upper division courses, and have a 3.5 GPA.


John Floyd Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, John Floyd Scholars must meet the following criteria: Currently enrolled in MTSU and pursuing a degree in the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, have completed the annual Student Success Development Workshops, have a personal strategic plan on file with the Student Success Officer, have active involvement in a campus or community service project, and financial need, in the broadest sense, may be considered.


John Harris Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship candidates must meet the following criteria: Be registered with the Office of Disabled Student Services and actively utilizing its services; have an overall minimum 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale; be in good academic standing with the University; and, have achieved at least sophomore status or higher.


John Mayfield Scholarship

To be considered for the John Mayfield Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester and must be in good standing with the University. Applicants must be a resident of Cheatham County, TN. Applicants must also have at least a 2.50 cumulative GPA and exhibit financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the John Mayfield Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


John O (Jack) Gaultney Excellence in Insurance Memorial Scholarship

Student must be a junior enrolled in an Insurance course with a 3.0 GPA. The student must be a member of Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity.


John Patton Biology Scholarship (spendable)




John S. Kleban Scholarship

To be considered for the John S. Kleban Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester, be a graduate of a middle Tennessee high school, have a declared major in the College of Business, and have a 3.00 high school GPA. Preference for this scholarship will be given to students from Williamson County who are the dependent of an employee of Vought Aircraft Industries. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the John S. Kleban Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Major declared in MTSU's College of Business 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 3.00 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


John Seigenthaler Chair - Scholarship Fund

To provide scholarships for outstanding journalism students.


John T. Bragg Sr. Scholarship

To be considered for the John T Bragg Sr Scholarship, applicants must be admitted to MTSU as a New Incoming Freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester. Applicants must have graduated high school from 1 of the following counties in Tennessee: Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, Davidson, Rutherford, or Wilson. Also applicants need to have financial need as determined by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office. Applicant must plan to enroll full-time each Fall & Spring semester in order to receive scholarship. Scholarship is renewable for up to 8 semesters, provided recipient continues to have financial need & is enrolled full-time.

Recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Admissions Scholarship Committee.


John T. Dowd Student Paper Award

The Anthropology Program Committee will annually solicit contributions of student papers from currently enrolled MTSU anthropology majors and archaeology minors that were either presented at a professional conference or published in a professional journal during the preceding twenty-four (24) months. While any anthropology major or archaeology minor may submit a paper for consideration, the committee may give preference (in descending order of importance) to papers pertinent to a) the archaeology of Tennessee; b) southeastern US archaeology; or c) archaeology of other regions. The committee may also take into consideration the relative prestige of the presentation or publication venue.


Jones College of Business Dean's Scholarship Fund

Student selected from within the Jennings A. Jones College of Business. Recipient to be chosen by a committee appointed by the Dean Award(s) given as funds are available. Applies to tuition and fees. Selection may be based on financial need, academic performance, and professional activity within the College. Must have and maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or better. Must be a full-time student. Must have completed 90 semester hours or more. Three (3) letters of recommendation, a transcript, and an essay may be required. Active membership in one of the approved student organizations in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business is required, with preference given to student leaders in those organizations.


Joseph Edmund Smith Scholarship

Recipient shall have a major or minor in the School of Music. Preference shall be given to a student from Tennessee.


Joseph T. Smith Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, the student must be a full time student pursuing an undergraduate degree in Music Education and have completed the required credit hours to be senior level classification, must maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and be in good standing with the School of Music, must be recognized by faculty and peers as an exemplary individual with communication skills both musically and verbally, and must have demonstrated leadership qualities while performing in various music activities, such as the Band of Blue, in the School of Music.


Joshua Edgar Huffman Scholarship

To be considered for the Joshua Edgar Huffman Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Preference will be given to a minority student from Bedford County, TN. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need, leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Joshua Edgar Huffman Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Journalism Scholarship Fund

Recipient will be a journalism major classified as a junior or senior.


Jug Landers Government Scholarship

This scholarship was established with the purpose of encouraging keen interest in the operation of government at all levels (local, state, federal).

To be considered for the Jug Landers Government Scholarship, applicants must an incoming Freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who graduated from a Tennessee high school. Participation in government is not a requirement of this scholarship. Applicants must submit an essay describing their interest in the operation of government at either the Local, State or Federal level. Preference shall be given to applicants who express an interest in government.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Admissions Office.


Julia Coleman Douglas Annual Scholarship

Must be a member of the Association of Information Technology Professionals, have a minimum 3.0 college GPA and minimum 3.0 CIS major GPA. Preference given to an African-American female student. Scholarship is for one academic year. Prior recipients are eligible to apply.


June Hall McCash Founders Award Endowment

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student must be in good standing with the Honors College, be pursuing a major or minor in a foreign language, be in good standing with the University, have completed 15 credit hours or the equivalent in foreign language courses, maintain a grade point average of 3.25/4.0 or higher, and plan to study abroad in a country where the student will be able to deepen his or her knowledge of the chosen major or minor language.


Justin Adam Hugh Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for the Justin Adam Hugh Memorial Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming Freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with a minimum high school GPA of 2.50. Applicants must be enrolled full-time & demonstrate financial need. Donor's preference shall be first given to graduates of Riverdale High School or Blackman High School in Murfreesboro, TN; secondly to graduates of a Rutherford County high school; thirdly to .applicants who are a twin, multiple or have siblings enrolled in college. Each scholarship is for 1 academic year at $750/year (or $375/semester).

Recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Admissions Office.


Kailash Wati Aggarwal Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Student must be a college junior or senior majoring in Computer Information Systems with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Student must have completed at least 12 semester hours in Computer Information Systems.


Kappa Alpha Memorial Scholarship Fund

Recipient must be a member of the Delta Lambda Chapter of the Kappa Alpha Order.


Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship

Recipient shall be an African-American male, high school senior with a minimum 2.5 GPA, and must be or have been involved with the Guide Right Program (or Kappa League).


Kappa Omicron Nu Scholarship

Recipient must be a Kappa Omicron Nu member that is classified as a junior, studying Human Sciences, and is a full-time student.


Karla Winfrey Broadcast Journalism Scholarship

Recipient must be an African-American, have a GPA of at least 2.7, must have worked on high school yearbook or newspaper, and must be involved with campus radio or television stations.


Katheryn Chambers Hay Memorial Scholarship Fund (spendable)




Keith Maynard Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The recipient must be a music major with French horn as their primary instrument.


Kelli Aspinwall Pi Mu Epsilon Scholarship Award

Recipient will be a Murfreesboro Oakland High School senior with outstanding academic background who plans to attend MTSU. Preference will be given to a senior cheerleader.


Ken Shipp Scholarship

To be considered for the Ken Shipp Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who graduated from a Rutherford County, TN public high school. Preference will be given to students that participated in the Rutherford County Boys and Girls Club. At the point of consideration applicants must also be eligible for need-based Title IV Federal Financial Aid and meet the minimum requirements to be eligible for the Tennessee HOPE Lottery Scholarship (21 ACT composite [1060 SAT] or a 3.00 high school GPA). Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Ken Shipp Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.75 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Kenneth Toney - Kool Club Scholarship

This scholarship is a minority scholarship which is sponsored by the Kool Club of MTSU. Applicants must be an incoming freshman and must submit a statement of 300 words or less explaining why they feel they deserve this scholarship. Recipients will become honorary Kool Club members.


Kenneth W. Hollman Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration a student must be: a major or minor in Insurance, have a 3.0 GPA or higher, be a member of Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity, be enrolled in or have completed an Insurance course.


Kennon Centennial Scholarship

Established in celebration of MTSU’s 100th anniversary in September 2011.
 

To be considered for the Kennon Centennial Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with an ACT of at least 29 (or SAT of 1330) and a high school GPA of at least 3.50. Applicants must also demonstrate participation in student leadership, athletic, and/or extracurricular activities. In addition, a minimum of 2 letters of recommendation are required to be considered for this scholarship.

Recipients will have the opportunity to participate in an international educational experience between their junior and senior years using their fifth-year scholarship funding.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Kennon Centennial Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 3.50 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Kevin Neal - IEBA Educational Outreach Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must be enrolled as a full­-time student in an academic concentration in the Recording Industry major and seeking a business career in the live entertainment industry.


Kim Upchurch Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for the Kim Upchurch Memorial Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming Freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester. Applicants must have graduated from Alvin C. York Institute in Fentress County, TN. In addition, applicants must demonstrate strong moral character, dedication to studies, participation in extracurricular activities & leadership, and academic ability (minimum B+ average or 3.30 cumulative GPA).

Recipients shall be selected by the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office Committee.


Kitty Barker Adams Endowed Scholarship in Equine Science at MTSU

Each scholarship is renewable for up to 8 semesters provided the recipient maintains the minimum grade point average to remain in good standing with the University and meets the requirements for continuation as established by the Financial Aid Office. Renewal of this award is not automatic and is at the discretion of the Director of the Equine Science program.


Kiyoshi Kawahito Scholarship Endowment

Recipient must have a 2.75 GPA and have completed at least two Japanese language course before making a study abroad trip or exchange. Financial need, in the broadest sense, is required. Preferences will be given to students participating in one of the following exchange programs: Saitama University, Kansai Gadai University, Seinan Gakuin University, Nagoya Gakuin University, Reitaku University, or Fukushima University. Scholarship will be awarded for the Spring 2021 semester.


KRMCA Scholarship

This Scholarship is awarded to full-time college students planning to obtain a degree in the Concrete Industry Program. Criteria 1. Must be enrolled or qualified to enroll at Middle Tennessee State University. 2. Attain MTSU in pursuit of a Concrete Industry Management degree. 3. Must maintain a 2.0 grade point average to be consider for renewal. 4. Recipients shall be from the state of Kentucky. 5. Student must accept paid internship from a KCA member company.


L/P Bill and Linda Mooningham Accounting Scholarship

Accounting Leadership/Performance. Enroll as a full-time student, maintain an active participation in University activities and a 2.8 cumulative grade point average. (If this standard is not met, the student will be requested to appear before the committee for the purpose of indicating activities which may have affected the grade point average.)


L/P Charles F. Byrd Scholarship

Recipient should be a Rutherford County student seeking a degree in Environmental Science who has financial need. If there are no applicants who meet the criteria for Rutherford County, the recipient many come from a neighboring county.


L/P Drs. Creighton & Elizabeth Rhea II

Recipient must be either a pre-med, pre-health care professional, or science major. The recipient must be a full-time student, maintain an active participation in University activities, and maintain a 2.8 GPA to remain eligible for this award.


L/P Drs. Elizabeth & Creighton Rhea III Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the L/P Elizabeth & Creighton Rhea #3 Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman who will be starting in the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with a minimum 25 ACT composite score AND minimum 2.8 high school GPA. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student & a Pre-Med, a Pre-Health Care Professional, or a science major student.


L/P Elizabeth & Creighton Rhea Scholarship I

Recipient must be a full-time student and must be a pre-med, pre-health care professional, or science major. Student must maintain a 2.8 GPA to be eligible for this award.


L/P Grady R. Haynes Scholarship

Recipient must be studying in the College of Business, be a Rutherford County high school graduate and resident, and have a GPA of at least 2.5.


L/P Virginia G. McCullough Pre-Med Scholarship

To be considered for the L/P Virginia McCullough Pre Medicine Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman who will be starting in the upcoming Summer or Fall semester. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student & must be enrolling in the MTSU Pre-Medical program.


La Comunidad Achievement Scholarship

Recipient must be a member of the MTSU La Comunidad program.


Lambda Scholarship

Recipient must be a member of Lambda with a 2.5 grade point average minimum. Recipients must also write an essay of 1000 words to be judged by Lambda organization officers.


Lara Womack Daniel Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 2.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale; have declared a minor in Business Law; and, have completed BLaw 3400 or its equivalent with a grade of B or better.


LaRoche-Murray Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student must have been accepted into the School of Nursing program and be enrolled as a full-time student at Middle Tennessee State University. The student should be from Rutherford County Tennessee and be able to demonstrate a financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Each scholarship is renewable for up to 8 semesters.


Larry & Lyndia McGee Nursing Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship candidates must meet the following criteria: Be in good academic standing in the School of Nursing and beginning their final semester of study; Submit a personal video (no more than 5 minutes) describing their commitment to the field of nursing, how the scholarship will assist them and who they are as an individual outside the nursing program; Submit a letter of recommendation from a professor in the School of Nursing


Larry G. Trail Memorial Endowed Scholarship

This endowment was established by Sandra Trail in memory of her husband Larry G. Trail for the purpose of providing scholarships to students attending MTSU.

To be considered for the Larry G. Trail Memorial Endowed Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester and must be in good standing with the University. Applicants must be a resident of either Cannon or Rutherford County, TN. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Larry G. Trail Memorial EndowedScholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Larry L. Burriss Freedom of Expression Scholarship

One scholarship shall be awarded each year to a Middle Tennessee State University student who is majoring in Journalism or Media Arts with an interest in newspaper, magazine, or broadcast news. The recipient should be a junior and have a 2.5 minimum GPA. Applicant must submit a portfolio of news stories/editorials directly related to Freedom of Expression, be a member of a professional media organization (SPJ, NABJ, RTNDA, etc.), and complete an essay related to the topic of free expression.


Larry Morris Outstanding Senior in Psychology Award

To be eligible for consideration for this award, a student must be a psychology major with a minimum overall grade point average of 3.75.


Larry W. Hazelwood Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for the Larry W. Hazelwood Memorial Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who graduated from Mount Juliet High School in Mount Juliet, TN. Applicants must be deserving students who show an interest in computer science.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Admissions Office.


Laura McComb Dunn Scholarship

Scholarship Requirements: The student selected shall have been a working disc jockey at WMOT a minimum two semesters. The student will have shown a demonstrated ability as an on-air talent including a working knowledge of jazz, complete understanding of FCC rules and regulations regarding on-air work, be in good academic standing, and be available to work hours at WMOT agreed to in advance with the radio station.


Lawrence R. Good Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, students must be admitted to the University Honors College.


Leona Drake HPERS Scholarship

Recipient shall be a female Health/Human Performance major.


Leona Drake Mathematics Scholarship

Recipient must be a mathematics major. Preference will be given to a female student.


Leonard and Sylvia Anderson Annual Scholarship

To be considered for the Leonard and Sylvia Anderson Annual Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who graduated from a Rutherford County, TN high school with at least a 2.50 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Leonard & Sylvia Anderson Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.50 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Les Jameson Memorial Scholarship Fund

Students enrolled in the College of Media & Entertainment who are majoring in radio/television and have a special interest in radio.


Lester Carver Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for the Lester Carver Memorial Scholarship, applicants must be an Incoming freshmen, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester in good standing with the University. Preference shall be given to applicants who exhibit high academic achievement and/or financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Lester Carver Memorial Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Lewis Hazlewood Student Emergency Fund (spendable)




Liberal Arts Education Abroad

To be used for faculty-led education abroad participation, international internship, and other international education travel. Recipients must meet the following criteria: be a declared major in Liberal Arts, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and have 15 hours completed at MTSU prior to travel.


Linse Bock Endowed Scholarship

Recipients may be eligible for up to 8 semester awards for this scholarship provided they maintain full-time enrollment status, a minimum GPA of 3.0, status as a music major, and fulfill the private lesson and ensemble requirements as listed in the MTSU Music Scholarship Guidelines.


Locally Owned Murfreesboro Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, have earned at least 60 credit hours toward an undergraduate degree, be a graduate of a Rutherford County high school, and have declared a major in the Jones College of Business and be enrolled in the Entrepreneurship Program within the Department of Management.


Lois and Joe White Smith Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Lois and Joe White Smith Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Lois & Joe White Smith Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Lon Nuell Art Scholarship

Recipients will be incoming freshman art majors. Applicants will need to submit a portfolio.


Lorenzo D. Grant Memorial Annual Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship recipient shall: Be accepted or enrolled full time (12 hours or more) into Aerospace Department; be a Junior or Senior in good standing; possess 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to student with Financial need.


Louise M. Bastedo Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the *Louise M. Bastedo Endowed Scholarship*, applicants must be majoring in a College of Education major. Applicant must have financial need and have a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA. Preference shall be given to students who have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program at MTSU. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Lowell & Barbara Jones Scholarship

Current MTSU students are eligible to apply, if they meet the following requirements: May not be on academic probation or suspension; must be Theatre major. The student must have demonstrated a dedication to a pursuit in the field of Scenic Design and they must have a proven record of dedication to the scenic production aspects of the department.


Lucy Durham Strickland Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be a Music major, must be admitted and planning to attend or enrolled as a full-time student at MTSU, maintain a 3.0 grade point average, and participate in School of Music or University activities.


Lucy Dye Scholarship Endowment Fund

Recipient must be a junior or senior currently enrolled at MTSU in the Human Sciences Department, have an overall 3.0 grade point average or higher while carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours, and indicate plans to graduate with a major in Human Sciences. Recipient must be a U.S. citizen. Recipient must also be from one of the following countries in Tennessee: Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Lewis, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, or Wilson.


M.G. and Lillie Potts Thompson Scholarship

To be considered for the M.G. and Lillie Potts Thompson Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester in good standing with the University. Preference will be given to descendants of M.G. and Lillie Potts Thompson. If no applicants meet this preference, consideration will be given to applicants that demonstrate financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the M.G. & Lillie Potts Thompson Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Mack Thweatt Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be a Tennessee resident and be enrolled as a full-time student (12 hours or more) majoring in Computer Science. Recipients shall have a 3.0 grade point average or greater based upon a 4.0 scale.


Major General Frederick Forster Memorial Annual Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship recipients shall: be accepted or enrolled full-time (12 hours or more) into Aerospace Department; be a Junior or Senior in good standing; and possess a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to student with financial need.


Margaret & Neil Wright Music Scholarship

To be awarded annually to a junior vocal or instrumental music major selected by the Music Faculty or its scholarship committee.


Margaret Putman Scholarship

Recipients should be majoring in the Department of Human Sciences.


Margie Boutwell Scholarship

To be considered for the *Margie Boutwell Scholarship*, applicants must be a Junior majoring in Early Childhood Education (Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade) or Interdisciplinary Studies (Kindergarten through 6th grade) with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference shall be given to students with the highest GPA. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Marguerite Odil Thackston Scholarship

To be considered for the Marguerite Odil Thackston Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU students for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester in good standing with the University. Applicants must also have at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Marguerite Odil Thackston Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.00 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Marian Lisenbee Clark Sociology/Anthropology/Social Work Scholarship

For Social Work majors who will be a Junior, Senior, or Graduate student in the next year of their studies. All applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.


Marilyn McKillop Wells Anthropology Scholarship

To be awarded to a student in good standing with a major in Anthropology.


Mark Allen Moskovitz Scholarship

The recipient must be a full-time Agriculture student and maintain an overall grade point average of 2.8 or above. Consideration given to academic extracurricular activities and economic need.


Mark and Sheila King Scholarship-Aerospace (spendable)




Mark and Sheila King Scholarship-Business

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Recipients must be admitted and enrolled to attend Middle Tennessee State University with a declared major in the College of Business, must have full-time status, have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, must be a Tennessee resident, and demonstrate financial need, in the broadest sense, as determined by the awarding Scholarship Committee. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to developing leadership, life skills, and industry experience outside the classroom. Examples would be active participation in campus activities, student government, professional/ social fraternities, internships, and community and campus volunteerism.


Mark C. Obert Jr Sigma Nu Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student shall be a member in good standing of the Sigma Nu Fraternity and shall be showing continued academic progress and improvement.


Martin Luther King New MTSU Scholarship

Recipient shall be a minority undergraduate or graduate student, preferably African-American but not required. Recipient must be in good academic standing by University requirements. Special talents, abilities, experiences, need, and recommendations of the applicant shall be considered.


Marvin Runyon Endowed Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible the applicant must be majoring in a program within the Engineering Technology and Industrial Studies department.


Mary and Delmar Pockat Scholarship

To be considered for the *Mary and Delmar Pockat Scholarship*, applicants must be an undergraduate student in the Professional Education program. Applicant must demonstrate love for children, and have pride & respect for the profession of teaching. Applicants must be planning a career in public school teaching and must have minimum 3.25 GPA. Preference shall be given to applicants who are majoring in Science Education. The recipients shall be selected under the direction of the Dean of the College of Education with assistance from the department.


Mary Belle Ginanni Scholarship for Nontraditional Students (spendable)




Mary Belle Robinson Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the *Mary Belle Robinson Endowed Scholarship*, applicants must be Junior or Senior majoring in Elementary Education or Interdisciplinary Studies. Applicant must be enrolled full-time, have a cumulative GPA of 3.50, have financial need, and graduated from a public high school in Bedford, Coffee, Marshall, Rutherford or Wilson County in Tennessee. Preference shall be given to applicants who are female. Each scholarship is awarded for 1 academic year. The scholarship is renewable, provided the recipient meets the requirements for continuation. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Mary C. Dunn Quasi-Endowment (spendable)




Mary E. Stewart Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship

To be considered for this scholarship, a student shall be: a current member of Eta Psi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., a full-time student at MTSU, and a sophomore or higher in year classification.


Mary F. Betts Scholarship

To be considered for the *Mary F. Betts Scholarship*, applicants must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student pursing a professional career in Education. Applicant must be in good standing with the University, have financial need, and maintain a GPA acceptable to the Committee on Admission to Teacher Education (minimum 2.75 GPA based on at least 45 hours). Preference shall be given to applicants from Stewart or Montgomery County. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Mary Foye Huhta Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application; have declared a MAJOR in the College of Liberal Arts with an expressed interest in participating in government, local politics, and civic engagement; have earned at least 60 credit hours; and be a full time student. Applicants must submit a 1-2 page document outlining the internship or activity in which the student has completed and how the activity has contributed to the students professional development or plan of study in government, local politics, civic engagement and must submit a letter of recommendation from a Liberal Arts faculty member or adviser. First preference will be given to resident of Rutherford County. Preference given to a student who has completed a credit-bearing internship or experiential learning activity related to government, local politics, or civic engagement or who otherwise show evidence of involvement in government service, local politics or civic engagement.


Mary Iles Nursing Scholarship

Recipient must be major within the School of Nursing with financial need and good moral character, carrying 75% of the usual full-time class load.


Mary Neal Alexander Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student must be an incoming freshman with a minimum ACT score of 25 and GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) and be enrolled as a full-time student, have graduated from a Tennessee High School and demonstrated involvement in community or church. Recipient must be a Human Sciences major.


Mary R. Hoover Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the Mary R. Hoover Endowed Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Mary R. Hoover Endowed Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Mary Tom Berry Scholarship

To be considered for the *Mary Tom Berry Scholarship*, applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a major designed for Primary Education (Pre-Kindergarten - 3rd grade or Kindergarten - 6th grade) or the teaching of Reading. If undergraduate student, must have 2.5 GPA. If graduate student, must have 3.0 GPA. Applicant must demonstrate competency in oral and written language skills, and a commitment to academic excellence. The recipients shall be selected by the Departmental Faculty Committee.


Math Faculty/Alumni Award

Recipients must be a mathematics or computer science major who has completed 60 semester hours of college work plus two semesters of calculus courses or two advanced courses in mathematics or computer science at MTSU, must have two semesters as a full time student at MTSU, must be a full-time student with at least 12 semester hours at the time the award is given, must have a minimum 3.2 GPA overall, and a 3.5 GPA in mathematics and computer science. The applicant must write a written report with evidence establishing financial need for the scholarship committee.


Matthew Holt Memorial Scholarship Endowment

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship students shall have a declared major in the Aerospace Department. Students must have a 2.75 GPA at the time of the award selection to be eligible and maintain this minimum during the period of this award.


Maurene Norman Excellence in Insurance Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be a junior or senior, major or minor in Insurance at MTSU, GPA of 3.0 or higher, member of the Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity. Should be dedicated to a career in Insurance, Risk Management, or a closely related field.


McLean Presidential Scholarship

To be considered for the McLean Presidential Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student in good standing with the University.

The recipients are selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the McLean Presidential Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Media and Entertainment Scholarship

Recipient must be a student in Journalism, Media Arts, or Recording Industry.


Media Arts Scholarship

Recipient must have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours with a 2.8 GPA overall or better. Must be majoring in Media Arts. Must be a citizen of the United States and have previous radio, television, or media photography experience on or off campus. Must be actively involved in one of the three. A preference to a Tennessee resident can be considered.


Megan Carter - Alpha Delta Pi - Epsilon Tau Chapter Scholarship

This endowment was established to benefit the members of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, Epsilon Tau Chapter of MTSU for the purpose of providing scholarships for those members who are students at MTSU. The Epsilon Tau Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi sorority was established at MTSU in 1969. The Epsilon Tau chapter was the first sorority established on MTSU's campus. Their chapter is committed to sisterhood, ethics, values, and high educational standards. They are a diverse group of women that together form a sisterhood like no other. Their bond is seen as the members daily live out their open motto "We Live For Each Other."

To be eligible for consideration for the Megan Carter - Alpha Delta Pi - Epsilon Tau Chapter Scholarship, applicants must be an Alpha Delta Pi Sorority member, Epsilon Tau Chapter or affiliate at MTSU. Preference shall be given to applicants who are a Junior or Senior undergraduate student enrolled full-time or to a graduate student enrolled in at least 6 hours. The applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00. Consideration will be given to applicants who exhibit leadership qualities and demonstrate financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Admissions Scholarship Committee.


Melinda & Miles Tate Scholarship

To be considered for the Melinda & Miles Tate Scholarship, applicants must be a full-time student who is a graduate of a Rutherford County high school who has earned at least 60 hours with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need & community service. Preference given to applicants who are or have been married AND have at least 1 child.

The recipients will be selected by the Financial Aid & Scholarship Commitee.


Memphis RIMS Excellence in Insurance Scholarship

The student must have a major or minor in Insurance and be interested in insurance as a career, be enrolled or have taken Fin 3610 and a member of the Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity.


Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, students shall be enrolled in the Aerospace program with a concentration in Aerospace Administration and must be in good standing with a grade point average of 3.2 or greater. Students must be at junior or senior level status. Students should submit information on community involvement in an essay format. Included in this essay should be: -Why this scholarship would help you in your chosen field -A demonstration of your community service -Your career goals -Why you have chosen this field


Michael E. Hutton Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for the Michael E. Hutton Memorial Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 3.00 GPA or minimum 21 ACT composite score (or 1060 SAT). Applicant must also be a graduate of Warren County High School in Warren County, TN.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Michael H. Peters Supply Chain Management Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time students of the College of Business, majoring in management with an emphasis in supply chain management, and should be residents of Tennessee. Must have completed 55 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Should be able to demonstrate personal and professional competencies that reflect leadership abilities for a career in production/operations management. Must show financial need as defined by the MTSU Financial Aid Office.


Michael J. Kettenring Scholarship

Rising junior or first semester senior majoring in Media Arts. Active participation in campus media. At least a 3.0 overall GPA.


Michael Martinelli Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be a junior or senior Honors College student. Applicants must write a one page essay answering both of the following two questions: Why do you deserve this scholarship? How do you think your participation in the Honors Program will contribute to your future development? Recipient will be selected based on the following criteria: GPA, Honors courses and activities, and the application essay.


Middle Tennessee Medical Center Scholarship

Recipients are required to sign contract with MTMC and must be in their final two semesters of Nursing program. Recipient agrees to employment at MTMC after graduation and must have minimum 2.25 GPA. Preference given to current employees of MTMC. Preference given to Rutherford County residents.


Middle Tennessee Rugby Foundation Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Recipients must be enrolled and attending Middle Tennessee State University, have an overall minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, and demonstrate financial need, in the broadest sense, as determined by the awarding Scholarship Committee. Recipients must be active and participating members of the MTSU Men's Rugby Team, a sport club entity of MTSU Campus Recreation, participating in at least 80% of team practices, 50% of team matches, and Rugby Team community service activities.


Miller Harris Scholarship

Recipient will be a Recording Industry Major, with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicants are strongly encouraged to provide a resume and an essay (or cover letter) explaining how they are best qualified for this scholarship.


Miss Mary Hall Scholarship

This scholarship was established with the purpose of providing scholarships to students majoring in Education. To be considered for the *Miss Mary Hall Scholarship*, applicants must be majoring in Education and intend to teach. The recipients shall be selected by the chair of the Elementary and Special Education Department and by the Dean of the College of Education.


Miss MTSU Scholarship

Recipient must be a winner of the Miss MTSU Pageant


Mitch Wilson Memorial Annual Scholarship in Aerospace

Recipients must meet the following criteria: an incoming freshman majoring in Aerospace; must be eligible for the Tennessee Hope Scholarship; first preference to graduates of Springfield High School; second preference to graduates of other Robertson County high schools; or If no candidates from these high schools are qualified, then all other candidates may be considered.


Molly Jones Estate

Recipient shall be a minority student.


Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Licker and Family Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for the Mr & Mrs Samuel Licker and Family Memorial Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with an ACT composite score of at least 25 (1200 SAT), and a high school GPA of at least 2.80. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Mr & Mrs Samuel Licker & Family Memorial Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Mrs. H. Russell (Winnie Walton) Mabry Scholarship

Recipient shall be a Junior or Senior Nursing student accepted into the curriculum (passed all pre-requisites with C, GPA 2.5, scored favorably on nursing entrance exam). Preference given to student from Lawrence County or any rural middle-TN county.


MT Diversity Scholarship

To be considered for the MT Diversity Scholarship a student must be a current MTSU student (sophomore, junior, or senior) with at least a 2.50 cumulative MTSU GPA as of scholarship application deadline, and meet the University's definition of diversity.  Applicants must also demonstrate financial need, be pursing 1st undergraduate degree, must be in good standing for the purpose of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), must be a US citizen or permanent resident, and cannot be recipient of another scholarship awarded and/or funded by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office. 

Diversity may include, but is not limited to, the following: disability status, first-generation college students, gender identity/expression, non-traditional students, personal hardships, race or ethnicity, sexual orientation, special gifts or talents, and veteran status.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the MT Diversity Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.50 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester 5) No Bachelors degree earned. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


MT Engage Scholarship

To be considered for the *MT Engage Scholarship*, applicants must meet the following criteria: currently enrolled at MTSU with good academic standing; have an overall GPA of 2.75; have successfully completed at least one MT Engage course section; and complete and submit for review an ePortfolio presentation using the MT Engage template. To be eligible applicants must have completed at least 60 hours but no more than 75 hours of course credit by either: Completing the 60th hour in the fall semester immediately before the application period _*or*_ are enrolled in the 60th hour in the spring semester of the application period.


MTSU Accounting Faculty Scholarship

Recipient must be an Accounting student, selection is based on scholarship (merit) and financial need. Must be only award recipient obtains that semester.


MTSU AG Alumni Scholarship

Recipient must be a full-time Agribusiness/Agriscience student.


MTSU Education Association Scholarship

The MTSU Education Association funds a scholarship for students at MTSU. To qualify for the *MTSU Education Association Scholarship*, applicants must be enrolled full-time, have a minimum college GPA of 3.00, be admitted to the Teacher Education Program, be classified as a Sophomore or higher, demonstrate competence in written language skills, and demonstrate commitment to academic excellence. Applicants must also submit a 200-300 word statement on their academic goals and explain how applicant decided their academic goals. Preference will be given to dependents of the Association membership. The scholarship will be awarded in the Spring to a deserving applicant. The recipient will be selected by the committee of MTSU EA members.


MTSU Foundation Graduate Scholarship Quasi-Endowment

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student must: Graduate from MTSU and be seeking a graduate degree from MTSU; have attained and graduated with an overall grade point average of 3.5 or greater; and submit a letter to the Graduate Studies Scholarship Committee stating his or her career intent and a short statement of financial need. Preference shall be given to students who have participated in the Senior Gift program before obtaining their undergraduate degree from MTSU.


MTSU MBA Association Scholarship Fund

Award applies to graduate students in College of Business.


MTSU Recording Industry ARMS Scholarship

The scholarship will be given to a qualified Recording Industry student.


MTSU Scholarship

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must graduate from a high school and reside within the geographical area at the time of the award. Recipients must meet guaranteed admission requirements set by the University and must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and ACT score of 24. All Alumni Scholars must be incoming freshman and U.S. residents.


Murfreesboro Charity Circle Memorial Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Murfreesboro Charity Circle Memorial Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester in good standing with the University. Applicants must be a resident of Rutherford County, TN majoring in a Public Service (i.e Nursing, Pre-Med, Education, Criminal Justice, Human Science, Social Work). Applicants must also have a 3.00 cumulative GPA, and demonstrate leadership and community service.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Murfreesboro Charity Circle Memorial Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 3) Resident of Rutherford County in Tennessee 4) Majoring in Public Service (i.e Nursing, Pre-Med, Education, Criminal Justice, Human Science, Social Work) 5) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 6) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Murfreesboro Credit Bureau Scholarship

To be considered for the Murfreesboro Credit Bureau Scholarship, applicants must be an new incoming Freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester. Applicants must reside in Rutherford, County, TN, be majoring in major housed in MTSU's College of Business & must be of good moral character.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Committee.


Murfreesboro Half Mile Marathon

To be considered for the Murfreesboro Half Mile Marathon Scholarship, applicants must be a full-time student who is a graduate of a Rutherford County high school who has earned at least 60 hours with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need & community service.

The recipients will be selected by the Financial Aid & Scholarship Committee.


Murfreesboro Lioness Club Annual Scholarship

Scholarship applicants must be visually impaired (based upon "receiving services from MTSU's Disabled Student Services") and must have a minimum grade point average of 2.8 as a college student or incoming freshman.


Murfreesboro Medical Clinic/Rachel Jerving Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student must be a resident of Rutherford County, a junior or senior majoring in Nursing with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) and be enrolled as a full-time student. A strong preference will be given to students who are employed or intend to work at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic.


Murfreesboro Muslim Youth Scholarship

To be considered for the Murfreesboro Muslim Youth Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who lives in Rutherford County, TN, and graduated from a Rutherford County, TN high school. Applicants must be enrolled full-time & have demonstrated community service.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Murfreesboro Noon Rotary Club Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the Murfreesboro Noon Rotary Club Endowed Scholarship applicants must be from 1 of the counties in the Grand Middle Division of Tennessee. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need, and cannot be a child or a member of the Murfreesboro Rotary Club. Applicants must also be in good standing with the University. Preference shall be given to applicants who were members of the Rotary Club's Interact Program while in high school, or are current members of the MTSU Rotaract Club.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Murfreesboro Noon Rotary Club Endowed Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Music General Scholarship

Recipients will be School of Music undergraduate or graduate students demonstrating significant financial need due to unforeseen circumstances. Student will have at least 3.0 GPA and majoring in any discipline in the School of Music.


N. C. Beasley Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, the recipient must be a graduate of a Tennessee high school or transfer from a junior/community college in Tennessee, must have declared a major in English with a minor in Secondary Education, must have been officially admitted into the teacher education program with the intent of obtaining an initial teaching license and teaching at the Pre K-12 grade levels, and must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application.


Nancy Hill Robertson HPERS Scholarship

Recipient must be a full time student at MTSU majoring in Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Safety, have a minimum of 60 hours at the time the scholarship is received with a GPA of 2.7. Recipient shall be chosen based upon academic performance, non-academic activities, leadership and financial need.


Nancy Wahl Computer Science Scholarship

To be considered applicants must be Computer Science major who has financial need. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 in their Computer Science classes.


Nashville Entertainment Association Scholarship

Scholarship is for Recording Industry majors.


Nashville Insurance Professionals Inc. Excellence in Insurance Scholarship Fund

Recipient must have GPA of 3.0 or higher, be enrolled in or have completed an Insurance course, have declared a major or minor in Insurance and be a member of Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity.


Natalie Woodward Debate Scholarship

Student must have one year of debate experience required. Minimum GPA of 3.25. Open to any major/minor. Sophomore or above status. 1. To be an active member of the debate team and qualify for scholarships, you must agree to COMPETE in two tournaments per semester. 2. Since the debate scholarships are limited and many applicants apply, it is necessary to ask for a statement of need and debate experience to help the scholarship committee to rank applicants. Please keep statement to one page. 3. No late applications will be accepted.


National Music Publishers' Association S.O.N.G.S. Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application, declared a MAJOR in the Recording Industry Department with a Commercial Songwriting Concentration, earned at least 60 hours of academic credit, and be enrolled full-time. Preference will be given to students with financial need. Students may not be related to NMPA S.O.N.G.S. employees or officers. Each candidate must write a personal essay no longer than 500 words to explain the following: The candidate's musical studies to date; how they have affected his or her development as a songwriter and musician; musical goals for the next 1-2 years and over his or her lifetime; the musician, songwriter or artist who has been the most influential in the candidate's artistic development and why; and musical weaknesses in detail and how he or she hopes to strengthen these weaknesses. Each candidate must submit audio of one original song. This must be at least 45 seconds in length with original lyric and melodic concepts presented in order to present songwriting and instrumental proficiency.


Nationwide Excellence in Insurance

Recipient must have a 3.0 GPA or above, be a junior or senior in the College of Business, be enrolled in an Insurance course, be a member of the insurance fraternity, and have a major or minor in Insurance.


Naveen 'Scott' Pejaver Memorial Fund

Recipients must be active members of the MTSU Intercollegiate Debate Team and must have a 3.0 GPA or above. 1. To be an active member of the debate team and qualify for scholarships, you must agree to COMPETE in two tournaments per semester. 2. Since the debate scholarships are limited and many applicants apply, it is necessary to ask for a statement of need and debate experience to help the scholarship committee to rank applicants. Please keep statement to one page. 3. No late applications will be accepted.


Nellie Tribble Nursing Scholarship

For scholarships and financial assistance to deserving students in the Department of Nursing.


Nin Lee Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1997 in memory of Winnie H. (Nin) Lee who taught in the Franklin, TN, Special School District for 26 years. Mrs Lee was a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher who was honored by her colleagues on many occasions. To be considered for the *Nin Lee Scholarship*, applicants must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program in Elementary Education or Educational Leadership. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Noel Hays Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student must be an incoming freshman majoring in a Jennings A. Jones College of Business program and be enrolled as a full-time student. The student should have a financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office.


Norman Parks Scholarship

The recipient must be a full-time student and agree to pursue pre-law curriculum. Also be a graduate of TN high school year award is given.


O. L. Freeman Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible candidates must be sophomore Engineering Technology students.


Ollie Fancher Annual Scholarship

Up to three scholarships shall be awarded each year to Middle Tennessee State University student(s) who has/have enrolled in at least one of these three classes. SCHOLARSHIP ONE: Enrolled in Art 2325-Typographic Design; Full-time student; GPA 2.5 or higher; Graphic Design faculty will select from Portfolio Review. SCHOLARSHIP TWO: Enrolled in Art 3325-Word & Image; Full-time student; GPA 2.5 or higher; Graphic Design faculty will select from Portfolio Review; SCHOLARSHIP THREE: Enrolled in Art 3330-Portfolio II or Art 4320-Senior Project; Full-time student; GPA 2. 5 or higher; Graphic Design faculty will select from submitted Portfolio. Portfolio to contain no more than 3-5 representative pieces


Ortrun Engehausen Gilbert Scholarship

Foreign Languages chooses the outstanding student enrolled in German classes.


Osher Reentry Scholarship Endowment

Recipient must be a student who has experienced a cumulative gap in their education of at least five years and anticipate participation in the workforce for a significant period of time subsequent to graduation.


P.R.S.S.A. Merit Scholarship

Priority given to sophomore, junior or senior members of the Public Relations Student Society of America. Participation and leadership in the PRSSA chapter will be considered, along with GPA (2.5 or above is desirable; 2.25 or above is required for consideration).


Pam Lewis Foundation Scholarship




Parente Merit Scholarship

Scholarships awarded to deserving juniors and seniors whose primary interest is in advertising. Minimum 3.0 GPA in major and overall. In awarding, some weight will be given to active involvement in professional activities (Advertising).


Patrick J. Doyle Freshman Scholarship

Recipient shall be an incoming freshman Biology major.


Patrick Michael Couch Aerospace Maintenance Scholarship

Must be full-time student (12 hours) and accepted or enrolled in MTSU's Aerospace maintenance program. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and preferably have reached junior status. Preference will be given to students with disabilities and to students with financial need.


Patrick Michael Couch Flight Program Endowed Scholarship

Recipients must be a full-time student majoring in Aerospace and enrolled in the Flight Program. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and preferably have reached junior status. Preference will be given to students with disabilities and to students with financial need. Applicants must write a paragraph about why they enrolled in the Aerospace program.


Patsy N Forrest Scholarship for Exceptional Academic Achievement

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale; Be enrolled in the MTSU baccalaureate program in Nursing. Preference will be given to members of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing-Xi Alpha Chapter.


Patsy Spencer Richardson Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the Patsy Spencer Richardson Endowed Scholarship, applicants must be a full-time Junior or Senior majoring in a program housed in the College of Education. Applicant must also be a resident of Tennessee with a minimum 2.80 cumulative GPA. The scholarship is renewable for Junior recipients up to a maximum of 4 semesters; for Senior recipients up to a maximum of 2 semesters. Recipients will be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Paul Cantrell Agribusiness Scholarship

To be given to a student or students in the School of Agriculture at the discretion of the Chair of the Department of Agribusiness and Agriscience.


Paul Martin Honors Scholarship

All students actively participating in the Honors Program are eligible to apply. Recipients will be selected by the Honors Council according to the following criteria: Active in the Honors College, enrolled in at least one Honors course, and a GPA minimum of 3.0. Preference will be given based on the following criteria: applicant has participated in activities related to the Honors College; applicant is a veteran, is married, and/or is the son or daughter of a TVA employee.


Peg and Al McCree Blue Raider Debate Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, candidates must meet the following criteria: Be an active member of the MTSU Blue Raider Debate Team in good standing with the university, have cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and be considered a full-time student which requires maintaining a minimum of 12 hours per semester. 1. To be an active member of the debate team and qualify for scholarships, you must agree to COMPETE in two tournaments per semester. 2. Since the debate scholarships are limited and many applicants apply, it is necessary to ask for a statement of need and debate experience to help the scholarship committee to rank applicants. Please keep statement to one page. 3. No late applications will be accepted.


Pentecost Family Scholarship

Recipient must be a full time student admitted to Teacher Education Program in the College of Education. Financial need is required. Preference should be afforded to students from Dickson County.


Peter I. Karl Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must be an undergraduate student majoring in Biology.


Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

To be considered for the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, applicants must be a current member of Phi Theta Kappa, a community college honors organization. Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from a PTK Advisor. Preference shall be given to applicants who are selected for the All-Tennessee Academic Team.

Recipients are not eligible to receive both a Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship and a Honors Transfer Scholarship, or a Transfer Promise Scholarship. Student will be awarded the higher dollar scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the Admissions Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 3.00 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Phil Howard Music Scholarship

To be awarded each year to a deserving music major at Middle Tennessee State University.


Phil Utley Memorial - Music City Mustang Club Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the Phil Utley Memorial - Music City Mustang Club Endowed Scholarship applicants must be current, full-time MTSU student (Sophomore, Junior, or Senior) for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester and have at least a 3.00 cumulative MTSU GPA, and are a resident of one of the following counties in Tennessee: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Coffee, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson or Wilson. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Phil Utley Memorial - Music City Mustang Endowed Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Resident of Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Coffee, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Roberston, Rutherford, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, or Wilson county in Tennessee 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 3.00 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Phillips Bookstore Student Scholarship

Recipients must be currently employed by Phillips Bookstore.


Philosophy & Religious Studies Scholars

Recipients must meet minimum requirements of 3.5 GPA in their major (Philosophy or Religious Studies), have completed 60 hours towards graduation, and have completed at least 12 hours of Philosophy and/or Religious Studies.


Physics Major Award

To be eligible for this award recipients must have and maintain a major in Physics, a 3.4 Physics GPA, and a 3.2 overall GPA.


Pi Kappa Alpha Scholarship

Recipient must be a student in financial need, and must have a GPA of 2.5 or better.


Pinckney Keel Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student majoring in Journalism. Must have completed sophomore year. Must maintain a 3.0 overall GPA. Preference given to student a student from the Tennessee Mid-State area pursuing an interest in the field of print media.


Pinnacle Financial Partners Scholarship

Recipient shall be an exemplary student pursing a degree in Finance, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better on at least 60 hours of undergraduate work that counts toward his or her degree in business, plus a major GPA of 3.0 or better. Recipient must also have a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in the financial sectors of our economy, and no record of academic misconduct.


Political Science and International Relations Scholarship Fund

Recipients must be an undergraduate with a minimum GPA of 2.5.


President's Ball Scholarship

To be considered for the President's Ball Scholarship, applicants must be an Incoming freshmen, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester and be in good standing with the University. Applicants must have a 2.80 GPA, must demonstrate academic ability, and a commitment to service in their local communities.

The recipients will be selected at the discretion of the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the President's Ball Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.00 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Priddy Family Scholarship

To be considered for the Priddy Family Scholarship, applicants must be a current full-time student attending MTSU during the Fall & Spring semesters. Applicants need to have at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA based on at least 60 earned hours. Applicants also need to demonstrate financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


PRIMUS Financial Services Scholarship

Recipient must be a Junior or Senior Finance major in the College of Business. He/She must maintain a 2.8 cumulative grade point average and participate in a leadership capacity in campus or community activities.


Professional Liability Underwriting Society Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, the recipient shall: Have declared a major in Finance/Insurance or a minor in Insurance; have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; be enrolled in or have completed an Insurance course; be qualified for membership in the Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity; and, have an interest in pursuing a career in professional liability underwriting.


Professor John Sanborn Scholarship for Social Work Students

Recipients must be currently enrolled at MTSU and pursuing a BSW degree. Financial need in the broadest sense as primary consideration, minimum 2.5 GPA.


Q. M. Smith Memorial Scholarship

RECIPIENT REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will: 1. Be a resident of the State of Tennessee 2. Be enrolled as a full-time student in the Jones College of Business 3. Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. 4. Maintain an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. 5. Demonstrate financial need in the broadest sense.


R. Eugene and Anne Smith Scholarship

To be considered for the R. Eugene and Anne Smith Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 25 ACT (1200 SAT) and at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the R. Eugene & Anne Smith Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


R. Fred and Cathryn P. Nance Scholarship

To be considered for the R. Fred and Cathryn P. Nance Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.50 high school GPA. Preference is given to students from Rutherford County, TN. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the R. Fred & Cathryn P. Nance Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


R.B.J. Campbelle, Jr., Scholarship/Award

Recipient will be chosen at the discretion of the Criminal Justice faculty at MTSU.


Ralph Klingenmeyer Endowed Scholarship at MTSU

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student shall be enrolled as a student with a major in the MTSU College of Liberal Arts. Each scholarship is for one academic year. Prior recipients are not precluded from renewal. The number and amount of the scholarships to be awarded shall be determined by the College of Liberals Arts Scholarships Committee and shall be limited to the funds available in the spendable account and consistent with scholarship award guidelines. Each recipient shall be selected by the College of Liberal Arts Scholarship Committee. The amount of each scholarship shall be disbursed at regular intervals during the school year in accordance with normal university policies.


Randall C. Wood USAF (Ret) Scholarship

Recipients must be a junior, and Aerospace major with a Professional Pilot concentration, have a B average or higher, and be participating in Air Force ROTC at TSU.


Recording Academy Scholarship

Recipient will have completed enough hours to be classified as a Senior upon completion of current Spring semester. Must have at least two semesters remaining before graduation. Recipient shall be a student who by virtue of academic achievements, industry work experience or internships, and overall enthusiasm for the recording industry shows promise of high degree of success.


Recording Industry MFA Scholarship Fund at MTSU

Recipients must be Recording Industry Master of Fine Arts majors at MTSU.


Recording Industry Scholarship Fund at MTSU

Recipients must be Recording Industry majors at MTSU.


RentACamera.com Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Enrolled in the Media Arts department in the College of Media and Entertainment and has financial need (student must file FAFSA). Preference will be given to students who have earned 60 hours with an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of application. It is the Donor's wish that one $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student in the Photography program, and one $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student in the Video and Film Production program.


Richard & Emma Hannah Endowed Scholarship Fund in Economics/Finance

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale; and, be declared as a major or minor in Economics or Finance with preference given to Economics majors. Preference will be given to students that have demonstrated an interest in multicultural studies and economics/finance as applied to an increasingly international business environment as well as those students that have taken courses in foreign language or international affairs.


Richard and Joan Myall Scholarship for Nursing Students

Recipients must be currently enrolled in the school of nursing, have a minimum 3.2 GPA, and have financial need in the broadest sense.


Richard and Mary Ann McClary Scholarship

Recipient shall be an outstanding student majoring in biology, chemistry, or mathematics. The student must have achieved recognized excellence and must be sophomore standing or above.


Richard Davis Jr Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the Richard Davis Jr Endowed Scholarship, applicants must be making SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) with at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA. Applicants must also have financial need & have earned at least 60 credit hours.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Richard Detmer Endowed Scholarship

Recipients shall be Computer Science majors selected on the basic of academic excellence. Recipients shall also be sophomores or juniors and have completed at least 10 hours of computer science courses at MTSU.


Richard Paul Garvin Scholarship

To be considered for the Richard Paul Garvin Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Richard Paul Garvin Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.

 


Richie Smith Memorial Scholarship

Current MTSU students are eligible to apply, if they meet the following requirements: May not be on academic suspension; must be a Theatre major. The student must have demonstrated a dedication to a pursuit of theatre as a career and they must have a proven record of dedication to the MTSU Theatre.


Rita Davenport Human Sciences Scholarship

Recipient must be a Sophomore or Junior Human Sciences major with at least 30 hours earned or two remaining semesters, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient must have demonstrated leadership in Human Sciences, campus life and community involvement. The recipient must have established meaningful professional goals and have expressed financial need.


Roberson-Beauregard Science Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, and be enrolled as a Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, or Chemistry major. All applicants must submit personal essay with description of need included in application. Priority given to a candidate who has family responsibilities outside of their academic obligations.


Robert & Dorothy Sillaman Scholarship for Aerospace Educ (spendable)




Robert Alexander Agriculture Scholarship

Recipient must be a full-time Agriculture student with an overall grade point average 2.8 or above. Preference will be given to a Junior. Consideration will be given to academic extracurricular activities and economic need.


Robert Boyd Chemistry Scholarship

Recipient must be a Chemistry major, sophomore or above class standing with demonstrated financial need.


Robert Brent Cook Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to Pre-Med majors with preference given to students from Williamson County. Must be Junior or Senior with proven academic performance and demonstrated financial need.


Robert Garrigus Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration of this scholarship student must be of sophomore status or higher with a GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale in the School of Agriculture.


Robert Kelly Jarrell Memorial Scholarship

Recipient should be involved in the beef cattle industry and should excel equally in academics and activities. Recipients should have demonstrated interest in the beef cattle industry and need.


Robert L. Martin Scholarship

Recipient must be full-time Economics major. Junior standing with 2.7 GPA. The recipient shall be chosen based upon academic performance and financial need.


Robert P. Aden Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility of applicants: To be eligible applicants must be high school graduating seniors, transfer students, or current MTSU students. All applicants must have a major in Theatre. High school students must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater in high school coursework. MTSU students and transfer students must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on all college coursework. Applicants must have the intention to develop fully their skills in all aspects of the theatre arts.


Robert Prytula Scholarship

Recipient shall be a graduate student in Psychology.


Roberta Payne Walker Scholarship

To be considered for the *Roberta Payne Walker Scholarship*, applicants must be a Junior or Senior majoring in College of Education with a cumulative 3.20 GPA. Preference shall be given to applicants who are from Rutherford or Robertson county. Each scholarship is for one academic year. Prior recipients are not disqualified from consideration for this scholarship. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Rodney Scott Butts Scholarship

This scholarship is for a full time student in the College of Education who has been admitted to Teacher Education and who is in his or her residency year(s).


ROTC Alumni Scholarship

Recipients must be a MTSU student enrolled in the ROTC program and in good standing with the University.


Roy and Pearl Verble Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Roy and Pearl Verble Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship. The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Roy & Pearl Verble Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Russell Church Debate Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must meet the following criteria: 1. Full time student enrolled at MTSU. 2. A GPA of 3.0 or higher. 3. A sophomore or greater in standing 4. 1 year of debate experience (team membership) at Middle Tennessee State University 1. To be an active member of the debate team and qualify for scholarships, you must agree to COMPETE in two tournaments per semester. 2. Since the debate scholarships are limited and many applicants apply, it is necessary to ask for a statement of need and debate experience to help the scholarship committee to rank applicants. Please keep statement to one page. 3. No late applications will be accepted.


Ruth and Will Bowdin Endowed Scholarship in Early Education

To be considered for the *Ruth and Will Bowdin Endowed Scholarship*, applicants must be a undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Early Childhood Education who plans to teach in programs for young children (i.e., Pre-Kindergarten through primary grades and/or parent education). Applicants must have financial need with a GPA of 2.50. Preference shall be given to applicants who are of African-American ethnicity and are residents of Tennessee or Alabama. If requested by the review committee, applicant must submit verification of financial need. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Ruth Cunningham Scholarship

To be considered for the Ruth Cunningham Scholarship, applicants must be admitted to MTSU as a new Incoming Freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester. Applicants must also live in Bedford County, TN.

Recipients shall be selected the MTSU Admissions Scholarship Committee.


Rutherford County Alumni Endowed Scholarship

To be considered for the Rutherford County Alumni Endowed Scholarship, applicants must meet guaranteed admission requirements set by the University and must have a minimum 2.50 grade point average at the time of graduation from high school. To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall have graduated from a high school situated in Rutherford County, Tennessee, and must reside within the county at the time of the award. Students shall exhibit financial need.


Rutherford County Health and Facilities Board Nursing Scholarship Endowment in Memory of Mariluise Baker

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be a Rutherford County resident and be enrolled as a full-time student (12 hours or more) in the School of Nursing.


Rutherford County Laotian PAC Scholarship




Rutherford County Retired Teachers Scholarship

To be considered for the *Rutherford County Retired Teachers Scholarship*, applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure. Applicant must have minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference shall be given to applicants who are from Rutherford County. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


SAMA-SEC of AAAE

To be eligible for consideration students must be pursuing a degree in Aerospace/Aviation and interested in aviation management.


Samuel A. Oliva Memorial String Scholarship

Outstanding String Student studying in the School of Music. Recipient must meet general admittance guidelines established by the School of Music and will be chosen by the School of Music Scholarship committee.


Samuel H. Howard MBA Fund Scholarship

Recipient shall be an African American student pursuing the MBA degree.


Sarabia-Panol Family Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: 3.0 grade point average or greater, Sophomore class or higher, major must be in the College of Media and Entertainment, including Media Arts, journalism, and recording industry. As part of the application, a maximum 500-word essay on the topic of "The Role, Challenges, and Opportunities of Professional News Media and Music in Today's Society" must be submitted.


Sarah Barlow Scholarship Fund

Recipient must be a Biology graduate teaching assistant with at least one semester of experience.


Sarah Pinkleton Elrod Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Sarah Pinkleton Elrod Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester, be a resident of Maury County, TN, and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must also have at least a 2.80 high school GPA, and demonstrate leadership and community service.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Sarah Pinkleton Elrod Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Sarah Swain Scholarship

Recipient must be a Biology student doing undergraduate research.


Sarah Thompson Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be a full time student at MTSU, majoring in recording industry, a pre-candidacy student, and in financial need.


Savannah Rae Schmidt Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application; pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Journalism with a concentration in Public Relations/Recording Industry in the College of Media and Entertainment; and must have earned at least 60 hours of academic credit. Each candidate must write an essay between 500 to 800 words to explain the candidate's intended career path in public relations in the music business, referencing any professional or personal accomplishments that would be of interest to the Schmidt family and the scholarship selection committee. Preferred candidates will demonstrate a strong desire to build a career in public relations in the music business. Financial need, in the broadest sense, may be considered.

If a recipient fails to maintain the required level of academic performance or changes to a major/minor outside those specified, they shall forfeit any unpaid balance of their award.


School of Journalism Diversity Annual Scholarship

The recipient shall be a major in the School of Journalism. The recipient shall have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or greater in journalism classes and an overall grade point average of 3.0 or greater. The recipient shall be active in an organization or initiative that provides charitable or academic service to the MTSU campus population or the community in which the recipient lives. Preference shall be given to a minority student, or student from an under represented group.


School of Nursing General Scholarship Fund

Recipients must be currently enrolled in school of nursing in good academic standing and have financial need in the broadest sense.


Scott Ratterman Cheerleading Scholarship

To be eligible a student must have been a member of the cheerleading squad during the current academic year and have been selected to be on the squad for the coming academic year. The student must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Preference given to students who exhibit a love and enthusiasm for MTSU.


Scotty M. Tucker Memorial Scholarship

Recipient will be a student majoring in Mathematics with an emphasis in actuarial science and a minor in Insurance whose work and studies exemplify dedication, scholarship, and service.


Secondary Education Scholarship

Scholarship recipients must have Secondary Education minor and been admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education. Financial need, in the broadest sense, may be considered.


Seivers Family Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. Be a full time student at Middle Tennessee State University who has been admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education. 2. Have the overall grade point average required for admission to the Teacher Education Program at the time the scholarship is awarded. 3. Financial aid, in the broadest sense, may be considered. 4. First preference will be accorded first generation college students majoring in Special Education. 5. Second preference will be accorded first generation college students majoring in Early Childhood Education.


Seve Scholarship

Recipient to be a horse science center student selected by the MTSU horse science faculty.


SGA Book Scholarship Fund

Recipients will be selected by an SGA Committee chaired by the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs or the current SGA Advisor to provide book scholarships.


SGT Michael Wesley Flatt, Sr. Annual Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Be enrolled full-time, be in good standing with the University, be pursuing a degree in Exercise Science, be a student veteran, have an overall grade point average of at least 2.5 out of 4.0, and have financial need, as determined by the university.


Shanda Carney Fanning Memorial Aviation Scholarship (spendable)




Si Siman Scholarship

Student must be majoring in Recording Industry.


Sigma Chi Book Scholarship

Recipient shall be an incoming freshman or transfer student, male, and must meet criteria for Fraternity rush (2.3 GPA in high school or college).


Sika Annual Scholarship in Concrete Industry Management

Scholarships shall be awarded each year to full-time Middle Tennessee State University students who are majoring in Concrete Industry Management.


Silas Rock Botner Memorial Scholarship

Recipient shall be a Middle Tennessee State University student majoring in Recording Industry with a concentration in Songwriting and must have met candidacy requirements. As part of the application process, candidates will provide biographical information, an essay, and original song to be judged by Def Kat Music, LLC.


SOMSAC Study Abroad Scholarship

Recipients must meet the following criteria: Be a full-time Music major, have a 3.0 GPA in music courses, and must be participating in a School of Music faculty led Education Abroad. Applicants must submit a 1,000 word essay explaining why they should be selected, details of education abroad trip, and class they are taking. They must also submit a statement of 500 words or less stating financial need. Applicants must also provide two letters of recommendation, one from a MTSU SOM faculty member and one from a non SOM faculty member or influential high school teacher.


Stanley Hall Memorial P. E. Scholarship

Recipient shall be a male Physical Education major, with a 2.0 GPA or better, a U.S. citizen, and be of good moral character. Preference given to financially needy student.


State Auto Insurance Endowed Scholarship Fund (spendable)




Steve Lannom Memorial Scholarship

To be considered for the Steve Lannom Memorial Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester in good standing with the University. Preference will be given to residents of Rutherford County, TN or Wilson County, TN. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Steve Lannom Memorial Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Steven Dotson Annual Scholarship

To benefit students in the College of Business. Recipients shall have an interest in a real estate career as determined by the College of Business Scholarship Committee and must be majoring in business, entrepreneurship, marketing, or finance. Recipients must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average and preference shall be shown to Middle Tennessee residents. Selection shall be made by the College of Business Scholarship Committee.


Stifanina Tamburo Hayden Memorial Quasi-Endowment for Agribusiness/Agriscience

Recipients must be students in the MTSU School of Agribusiness/Agriscience.


Stifanina Tamburo Hayden Memorial Quasi-Endowment for Nursing

Recipients shall be students in the School of Nursing.


Stones River Auto Club Scholarship

To be considered for the Stones River Auto Club Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester and must be in good standing with the University. Preference will be given to residents of Rutherford County, TN. Recipients are expected to attend an award ceremony held by the donor. The date will be announced later.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Stones River Auto Club Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) Must be in good standing with University and meeting SAP (or Satisfactory Academic Progress) with the Financial Aid Office 2) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 3) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 4) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Street Symphony Scholarship

Recipient must meet the following requirements: Must be eligible to receive financial aid, must have an overall minimum 3.0 GPA, must be a full-time Recording Industry major admitted to candidacy, and must be active in the local and/or university music industry community (such as involvement with student organizations, volunteer opportunities within the industry, or other extracurricular music business/production activities).


SunTrust Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the SunTrust Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the SunTrust Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


Susan Boardman Ridley Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. Be a student enrolled at Middle Tennessee State University who has earned at least 30 hours of academic credit when these scholarship funds are received. 2. Have at least a cumulative 3.0 grade point average on a 4-point scale. 3. Be an employee of Adams Place in good standing who works in the kitchen or dining room. However, should no such employee apply or be eligible based on the criteria herein, then the Office of Financial Aid shall award the scholarship to other eligible students who meet the criteria. 4. Financial need, as determined by the University, is required.


Sylvia Snow Crowder Scholarship

To be considered for the *Sylvia Snow Crowder Scholarship*, applicants must be majoring in Elementary Education. Applicants must demonstrate finanical need, good moral character, and have proven academic success. Preference shall be given to students from Sumner County. Secondly, preference shall be given to students from Rutherford County. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


T. Earl Hinton Scholarship Fund

Recipient must be majoring in Music at MTSU.


Take 6 Vocal Jazz Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, the student must be registered as a member of the School of Music's vocal jazz ensemble - MTSU Singers. First preference will be given to a music major with a jazz studies concentration and voice as their primary instrument, and second preference to a music major with a music industry concentration, the jazz add-on, and voice as their primary instrument. First preference will be given to a music major with a jazz studies concentration and voice as their primary instrument in the event that vocal performance is restored to the jazz studies course of study.


Tammy Jones Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be a senior or graduate student majoring in math or vocal music at MTSU.


Tate Family Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Be enrolled in the pre-professional program, and have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application. Preference given to pre-pharmacy students. Preference to a student with community service and/or campus involvement. Preference to a student from a rural community.


Taylor Nicole Stone Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application. 2. Recipients should be in their Junior year 3. Financial need in the broadest sense may be considered. 4. Be enrolled in the Professional Pilot concentration. 5. It is the donors' desire that preference should be given to female students. 6. If a recipient fails to maintain the required level of academic performance or changes to a different major, they shall forfeit any unpaid balance of their award.


Taylor Nicole Stone Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must be currently enrolled in a Professional Pilot Flight Lab, be a junior, and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Preference given to a female student.


TDK Construction Scholarship

Recipient shall be a student pursuing a Construction Management major.


Technical Excellence & Creativity Scholarship

Junior or Senior majoring in Recording Industry with Production and Technology emphasis.


Tennessee Association of Broadcasters Scholarship

Junior or senior standing. Must meet published candidacy requirements for Media Arts. Stated career interest in a broadcasting or broadcast related career. Current active involvement in a radio or television related area.


Tennessee Business Aviation Association Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have a declared major in Aerospace, be a sophomore or above, have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Undergraduate or Graduate Fulltime students will be considered.


Tennessee Council of Cooperatives Scholarship

Recipient must be a full time student in their third year in the school of agriculture. Recipient must be a child of a member of a cooperative that is a member of the Tennessee Cooperative Council. Preference will be given to students with a GPA of 2.5 and above.


Tennessee Farmers Co-op Scholarship

To be eligible applicants must: Be majoring in a discipline or program administered by the School of Agribusiness and Agriscience; have grade point average of at least a 2.5; and the applicant's family must be a member of a local cooperative that is part of the Tennessee Farmers Co-op System. 80% of recipients shall be sophomores, juniors or seniors.


Tennessee Horse Council Horse Science Scholarship

Recipient must be a Horse Science major, second year or above only, and a Tennessee resident. They must also be qualified for financial need under MTSU's guidelines, and have satisfactory academic standing.


Textbook Brokers Endowed Scholarship in Entrepreneurship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have declared a major or minor in the Entrepreneurship program in the Jones College of Business. Preferred candidates will have earned at least 60 hours of academic credit, although candidates with fewer than 60 hours of credit may be considered, having demonstrated a strong affinity for entrepreneurship.


The Dawn Tittle Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship to be provided to member of the Band of Blue.


The Discovery Center - Gardner Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and declare a science major. Preference to go to students who want to pursue teaching post-graduation.


The Dr. James H. and Betty S. Hutchinson Chemistry Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, students must be Chemistry majors at the Junior and/or Senior level who are following the ACS guidelines, in good academic standing with the University, and eligible to receive financial aid as determined by the University's existing financial aid policies.


The Dr. Raphael Bundage Scholarship

The recipient must maintain satisfactory progress and be in good academic standing with the department, including participation in choral activities each semester, and continue as a full-time music major or minor as well as maintain a 3.5 grade point average in their coursework.


The George Jones Memorial Troop Aid Scholarship




The LGBT Heroes Endowed Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Recipient Criteria: 1. Be an officer of the MTSU Lambda Association for a minimum period of one academic semester OR member of the MTSU Lambda Association with a significant leadership role or significant organizational involvement for a minimum period of one academic semester. 2. Be in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0 3. Be in good social standing as defined by the Office of Student Affairs 4. Have demonstrated financial need for academic or personal support 5. Academic achievement, personal merit, leadership, involvement in the LGBT+ community, professional experiences, marginalization, and/or personal and future goals may also be taken into consideration if any of the above criteria are not met.


The Michael and Tina Cartwright Scholarship Fund




The Nancy Fann Business Education Scholarship

Need-based scholarship for one student in the College of Business, with first preference to be given to a student majoring in Business Education, Marketing Education, and Office Management. Scholarship is to be awarded on a semester by semester basis and is renewable on a semester basis.


The Pam Wright Future Leaders Endowed Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, Wright Scholars must meet the following criteria: Currently enrolled in MTSU and pursuing a degree in the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, have a minimum of 45 hours completed, have a personal strategic plan on file with the Student Success Officer, have active involvement in a campus or community service project, have the application submitted by the university scholarship application deadline, and have graduated from a high school in one of the 41 counties in Middle Tennessee. Recipients must also complete the annual Wright Scholars Development Workshops.


Thelma Gray Sloan Scholarship

Recipient must be a College of Education major.


Thelma Jennings History Scholarship

Recipient must be a graduate student majoring in history and must meet certain GPA and course requirements.


Theodore C. Bigger Scholarship

Recipient must be a full-time agriculture student with at least a 2.8 overall GPA, preferably a Plant and Soil Science major and preferably a sophomore. Consideration will be given to academic extracurricular activities and economic need.


Thomas Forrest Abstract Algebra Award

Recipient must be a junior or senior Mathematics major, have a 3.0 cumulative GPA, and have a 3.5 GPA in mathematics courses. Recipient must have also completed mathematics 4510 and 4530 if offered.


Thomas Franklin Rowlett Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must be full-time majoring in ABAS, a Junior or Senior in Fall semester, and must have a least a 2.5 GPA and maintain 2.5 for given semester. Recipient will preferably be a native resident of Rutherford County. Consideration going to extracurricular activities and economic need. Consideration shall be given to someone active in Rutherford County Young Farmers and Homemakers.


Thrush-Thompson Scholarship Fund

Recipient should be an Animal Science, Plant and Soil Science, or Pre-Vet major. Recipient shall be selected by Department committee with the final approval of Department Chair. Criteria used to make the selection will be based on the following: 1/3- relates to GPA, 1/3- relates to contribution to beef industry, 1/3- relates to participation in student club activities.


Tiara Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration, students shall be majoring in Aerospace at MTSU.


Tiffany and Luther Wright Jr. Annual Scholarship

One scholarship shall be awarded each year to a junior or senior majoring in Media & Entertainment at MTSU. Preference is to be given to a minority student in financial need with a minimum GPA requirement of 2.5. If a student with financial need cannot be identified, the financial need criterion may be waived.


Todd T. Ravin Scholarship in Accounting

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: Have an overall minimum 2.9 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, be enrolled as an Accounting major in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business, and have completed courses in both Principles of Accounting I and II, with a minimum grade of B in both courses.


Tom Ainsworth/Randy Thurman Excellence

To provide scholarships to students in the insurance program. The Chair of Insurance will propose candidates based upon: financial need, academic achievement, character, merit, leadership potential and the sincere interest in a professional career in insurance.


Tom Berg Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, the recipient shall be a junior or senior Media Arts major and have attained a minimum grade point average of 3.0. The recipient should be active or participate in at least one departmental activity or organization. Preference shall be shown to candidates that have studied abroad or have definite intentions of studying abroad.


Tommie Reynolds HPERS Scholarship

Recipient shall be a female Health/Human Performance major, and must not drink or smoke.


Tommie Reynolds Mathematics Scholarship

Recipient must be a mathematics major. Preference will be given to a male student.


Tommy T. Martin Excellence in Insurance Scholarship Fund

Students must have declared a major or minor in insurance and have completed or at least be enrolled in an Insurance course, have a GPA of 3.0 or better on all courses taken and be a member of the Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance fraternity.


Tracy Strickland Memorial Scholarship (L/P)

To be considered for the Tracy Strickland Memorial Scholarship (L/P) applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester with at least a 2.80 high school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership and community service. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Tracy Strickland Memorial Scholarship (L/P), students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility will be checked after every Fall and Spring semester.


True Blue A1C Ashton M. Thomas Forever 24 Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. Currently enrolled in MTSU and pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice Administration (CJA). 2. Be in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.5. 3. Currently serving or have already served in any U.S. Armed Services Branch, the National Guard or Reserves. 4. Demonstrated leadership, current service to the community (verified by organization.) 5. Financial need in the broadest sense may be considered.


Tyler A. Schultz Memorial Scholarship in Psychology

Scholarship Criteria: 1. Preference shall be given to students who graduated from a Tennessee High School. 2. Financial need should be considered, and recipients must be eligible to receive need-based support. 3. Recipients must have an overall minimum GPA of 3.0. 4. Recipients must have a declared major and be in good standing with the Psychology department. 5. Recipients must have attained junior or senior status at the time of the award.


University College Scholarship Fund

Recipient shall be a student in University College.


vCISO Services, LLC Annual Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. Have declared a major in Information Systems and Analytics in the Jones College of Business and be enrolled as a full-time student. 2. Have earned at least 60 credit hours toward an undergraduate degree 3. Have an overall 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale in the Information Systems and Analytics major 4. Demonstrate financial need in the broadest sense 5.Demonstrated an interest in a career in Information Security through a process determined by the department scholarship committee


Vern & Elaine Reaugh Scholarship Fund

This scholarship will be awarded to the student who best exemplifies belief in self, importance of service to country, and willingness to work hard. Applicants qualifications can be shown by essay or by description of work and activities in which the applicant has been involved, or both.


Virginia Black Woodfin Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible to receive this scholarship, candidates shall be a junior or senior enrolled in the School of Nursing. Recipients shall have graduated from a Rutherford County, Tennessee high school and must be continually residing in Rutherford County, Tennessee. Recipients must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average at the time the award is made and maintain a 3.0 grade point average to retain the scholarship.


Virginia Derryberry Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must be an English major committed to teaching, be a sophomore or junior, have a GPA of 3.0 or better, and have financial need.


Virupax and Uma Joshi Scholarship

To be considered for the Virupax & Uma Joshi Scholarship applicants must be an undergraduate student who has completed at least 60 hours with a 3.20 cumulative GPA prior to starting the Summer or Fall semester at MTSU. Applicants must be majoring in Business Administration, Political Science or International Relations. Applicants must also demonstrate school GPA. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. Donor's preference is to award 1 scholarship to a Business major the 1st year; then the next year, award 1 scholarship to a Political Science major; then the next award year, award 1 scholarship to an International Relations major. Then start over with 1 scholarship awarded to a Business major

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


VW Web Design Annual Award

One scholarship will be awarded each year to a Middle Tennessee State University student majoring in journalism, Media Arts, or recording industry who exhibits a strong interest in web design.


W. Wallace Robertson Scholarship

Full-time MTSU Accounting major. Junior standing with 2.7 GPA. Recipient chosen based on academic performance, non-academic performance, non-academic activities, leadership, and financial need. Under direction of Accounting Department Chair. Award to be in the amount of one-half of the annual scholarship for each of the Fall and Spring semesters.


Wade Gilbert Physics Scholarship (spendable)




Wakim Freshman Chemistry Scholarship

The recipient must be a full-time chemistry student to be awarded based on scholarship and need with the emphasis on scholarship. Awarded for the student’s freshman year only.


Wallace R. Maples Aerospace Scholarship

Recipient must maintain full-time enrollment status and a 2.0 GPA to renew this award.


Walter Chitwood Annual Scholarship

Applicants must have junior or above class standing with proven academics and leadership qualities; Possess an overall grade point average of minimum 3.0 out of 4.0; Be a pre-dentistry major; Be in good standing with the University; Be enrolled full time. Applicants must write a paragraph about why they enrolled in the Dental Pre-professional program to be reviewed by the scholarship committee.


Warren Graduate Scholarship for Administrators or Teachers

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student must be an individual who plans a career in the public schools of Tennessee. The graduate student must hold a bachelor's degree and have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in the Tennessee public school system.


Wellness/Fitness Center

Recipient must be a senior undergraduate student that plans to major in Wellness/Fitness at the masters' level with an undergraduate GPA of 2.8 or above is required. The student must be enrolled in Graduate School to receive the scholarship which is to be applied toward Graduate School fees.


Welsh Scholars Endowment Scholarship

To be considered for the Welsh Scholars Endowment Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who graduated from Fayetteville High School in Lincoln, County, TN. Applicants must demonstrate strong grades, leadership qualities, and financial need.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Admissions Office.


Westy Tate Windham Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship a student shall be a Music major with a concentration in Vocal/General Music Education.


Whiting-Turner Scholarship

To be considered for this scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria: 1. Be a full time student at Middle Tennessee State University. 2. Construction Management major; Commercial concentration or Concrete Industry major; Concrete Contracting concentration are eligible. 3. Have an overall minimum 2.8 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. 4. Have earned at least 30 credit hours. 5. Financial need, in the broadest sense, may be considered.


Whitney Stegall Scholarship

To be considered for the Whitney Stegall Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman or incoming transfer for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester that can demonstrate that they have dealt with oppression and/or adversity while struggling to better themselves. Preference will be given to students who are African-American or Native- American.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the Whitney Stegall Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


Will Bowdin Scholarship in Education

This scholarship was established with the purpose of providing scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a program leading to certification in Education (Kindergarten through 12th grade). To be considered for the *Will Bowdin Scholarship*, applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a curriculum leading to certification in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Applicant must have financial need, be enrolled full-time, and have a minimum GPA of 2.75. Applicant must meet the admission requirements for Teacher Education program. Applicant must have personal and professional competencies that will lead to quality teaching. Preference shall be given to minority students from Tennessee or Alabama. If requested by the review committee, applicant must submit verification of financial need. The recipients shall be selected by the College of Education Scholarship Committee.


Willard Kerr Memorial Scholarship/Research (spendable)




William (Bill) Oldham Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must be a major or minor in Insurance, have a 3.00 GPA, be a member of Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity and express a commitment to a career in Insurance.


William and Albert Pallot Scholarship

To be considered for the William and Albert Pallot Scholarship applicants must be an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, or current MTSU student for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester and must be in good standing with the University. Applicants must have at least a 2.50 cumulative GPA.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.

In order to maintain eligibility for the William & Albert Pallot Scholarship, students must maintain the following: 1) MTSU cumulative GPA of a least 2.80 2) Continuous enrollment each Fall & Spring semester 3) Enrolled full-time each Fall & Spring semester. Student's scholarship eligibility for Spring will be checked after Fall semester.


William and Westy Windham History Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. Have an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application. 2. Be pursuing the B.A. or B.S. in History with Teacher Licensure and have completed HIST 3010 or 3011 and at least 12 hours of upper division history. 3. Have completed 90 hours at time of application


William C. and Betty J. Lusk Computer Science Scholarship

Recipient shall be selected by the Computer Science Department Scholarship Committee. Priority for this award shall go to a student participating in the department’s summer research program. In the event that this criteria cannot be fulfilled, the award shall go to an upper class student who has a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 scale and has successfully completed 48 hours at the time of the award.


William E. Booth CPCU Excellence in Insurance Memorial Scholarship

Recipient must have a major or minor in Insurance, be a Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity member, and have an interest in Insurance as a career.


William O Pointer Scholarship

To be considered for the William O. Pointer Scholarship, applicants must demonstrate financial need & have at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA. Students who receive a Freshman Guaranteed Scholarship, Transfer Guaranteed Scholarship, National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic Scholarship Freshman DREAM Scholarship, Honors Buchanan Scholarship or Honors Transfer Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship.

The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.


Willie Brown Scholarship

The recipient shall be a minority student incoming freshman.


Wink Midgett Accounting Scholarship Fund

For a recipient designated as a needy Accounting student.


Wm. Beryl West/Psi Chi Psychology Club Service Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student shall be a psychology major with a demonstrated financial need verifiable through the MTSU Financial Aid Office and a minimum 3.0 grade point average. The recipient must have demonstrated a history of active service in their church, university, and/or community. Unique volunteer service should be additionally considered.


Women in Technology of Tennessee Scholarship Fund

The scholarships shall be administered in accordance with the following guidelines: 1. One annual award shall be provided to each of two recipients, limited to the funds available in the spendable account consistent with scholarship award guidelines. Each recipient shall be selected by the Computer Information Systems Scholarship Committee in consulation with Tractor Supply Company, CTS and WiTT. The Office of Financial Aid will be notified of the selection, and the scholarship will be disbursed in accordance with normal university policies. 2. To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: - Have a declared major in the Computer Information Systems as a full-time, undergraduate student - Be a resident of the State of Tennessee - Preference will be given to a student with an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale - Preference will be given to students from an under-represented group in Information Technology careers - To apply students must have completed 60 credit hours -Students receiving the scholarship will be qualified for renewal if they continue to meet all other criteria for an additional semester or a total of 2 semesters - Recipients of the CTS/WiTI scholarship will be eligible for CTS's Summer Internship Program and must be available to participate. - Recipients of the Tractor Supply/WiTI scholarship will be eligible for CTS's Summer Internship Program and must be available to participate.


Worldbeater Scholarship

If a recipient fails to maintain the required level of academic performance or changes to a major outside those specified, he or she will forfeit any unpaid balance of their award.