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Honors SealHonors College Scholarships (Ongoing)

For current MTSU Honors students, the Honors College will provide you a $100 rebate for any CALA course that you successfully complete!  The rebate is applied as a credit on your student account.  Space is limited, so take advantage of this opportunity!

Contee Seely Scholarships

Contee SeelyContee Seely, pictured left, is the author and founder of the Command Performance Language Institute.  In recognition of the generous financial support provided to CALA by Mr. Seely, CALA offers a select number of scholarships to participants demonstrating a financial need.  Recipients of these scholarships attend CALA's Summer Language Institute gratis to learn a language of their choice.  To apply for one of these scholarships, please send to CALA a current vita and description of your need.  Submissions are made by email to and are due May 1, 2016, for the Summer 2016 CALA Language Institute

Jennings & Rebecca Jones Foundation Scholarships (2015)

Jennings-Jones LogoCALA is proud to partner with the Jennings & Rebecca Jones Foundation to provide scholarships for Rutherford County high school teachers and students interested in attending its Language Institute.  Thanks to the generosity of the Foundation, a select number of high school students and teachers will have the opportunity to take up to two parts (two weeks) of a language of their choice.  The priority deadline for all applications is Friday, May 22, 2015.  Consideration will be given to applications submitted after this date as funds are available.  Scholarship recipients will receive an email on the status of their award on an ongoing basis after May 22.

The CALA Language Institute features accelerated language classes in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Latin, and Spanish.  Classes are engineered to provide rapid gains in the language by appealing to how the brain learns best, which is how you learned your native language--with lots of hands-on methods that are fun and enjoyable.  To learn more about CALA's brain-based approach to language teaching, please feel free to peruse this site and/or watch this Introduction to the Language Institute.

To apply for a Jennings & Rebecca Jones Foundation scholarship, please follow this process.  Submission instructions are noted on each form.

  1. Complete the Application online (includes essay).
  2. Read carefully and obtain signatures on the Participant Agreement.
  3. Request that one of your teachers complete the Student Recommendation Form on your behalf (for high school students only).

Other Scholarships

Although not administered by or affiliated with CALA, the following scholarships might be of interest to those participating in CALA language training programs.  Both Buchanan Fellows and Fulbright Scholars have bolstered their language skills as participants in the CALA Summer Language Institute.

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The MTSU Honors College's 
Buchanan Fellowship Program

Fulbright Scholar Program

Critical Language Scholarship Program

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