College of Education Scholarship Information

Students must submit an online Scholarship Application to be considered. To apply for scholarships, please complete the Online Scholarship Application by the posted deadline. Students will need to login using their PipelineMT username and password. Once logged in, students will need to complete the “Profile Information” section to be considered for scholarships.

Albert L. and Ethel Carver Smith Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduate student displaying evidence of exceptional promise for academic excellence and social concerns. Contact the College of Graduate Studies for scholarship details. Applications: Sam IngramBuilding Deadline: June 30.

Alpha Delta Kappa (Theta Chapter) International Teachers' Sorority Scholarship in Education 

Applicant must be enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure and be eligible for student teaching. Preference will be given to a resident of Rutherford County.
GPA: Minimum 3.00. Deadline: February 15

Baxter E. Hobgood Scholarship 

Applicant must be enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure and be eligible for admission to Teacher Education.
Deadline: February 15

Betty Jo Hyde Welch Memorial Scholarship 

Applicant must be a Junior or Senior enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure in Interdisciplinary Studies and demonstrate service to the campus and community.
GPA: Minimum 3.50. Deadline: February 15

Charles Worthy Babb Scholarship 

Applicant must be enrolled in a curriculum leading to licensure in Interdisciplinary Studies or Special Education. Preference will be given to a resident of Lenoir City, Tennessee.
GPA:
Minimum 3.00. Deadline: February 15

Daisy Briscoe Endowed Scholarship 

Applicant must be a Tennessee resident enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure in Interdisciplinary Studies K-5 or 6-8, or Special Education and must be a Junior or Senior. Applicant must express an interest in teaching in a rural area or area of poverty.
GPA: Minimum 3.0. Deadline: February 15

Delmar B. and Mary A. Pockat Memorial Education Endowment Scholarship

Applicant must be enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure. Must demonstrate a love for children and pride and respect for teaching. Preference will be given to students majoring in Science Education.
GPA: Minimum 3.25. Deadline: February 15

Dr. Delores Doyle Elementary Education Scholarship 

Applicant must be a Junior or Senior enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure in Interdisciplinary Studies.
GPA: Minimum 3.00. Deadline: February 15

Delta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Scholarship in Education 

Applicant must be a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure. Preference is given to relatives of Delta Kappa Gamma members.
GPA: Minimum 3.00. Deadline: February 15

Elizabeth Clements Womack Scholarship in Elementary Education

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies.
GPA: Minimum 2.50. Deadline: February 15

Ethel Bowden Stricklin Scholarship 

Applicant must be a Junior or Senior enrolled in a curriculum leading to licensure in Interdisciplinary Studies. Preference will be given to a resident of a rural Tennessee County.
GPA: Minimum 3.00. Deadline: February 15

Helen S. Potts Scholarship 

Applicant must be a full-time student and resident of Tennessee. Preference is given to residents of Williamson County, Sophomore level or higher. Consideration to non-academic activities.
Deadline: February 15

James L. Gore Scholarship in Education 

Applicant must be a Sophomore or higher enrolled in a program leading to licensure in professional education.
GPA: Minimum 3.00. Deadline: February 15

James L. and Josephine Hitt Endowed Scholarship 

Applicant must be a full-time student pursuing a Secondary Education minor.
Deadline: February 15

James Madison Memorial Fellowship 

Awarded to prospective and current secondary school teachers of American History, American Government or Social Studies in grades 7-12 for graduate study of history and principles of the U. S. Constitution. Contact the College of Graduate Studies for specific details and eligibility requirements.
Applications: Sam Ingram Building Deadline: March 1.

Marge Boutwell Scholarship in Early Childhood Education 

Applicant must be a Junior in Early Childhood Education (Pre K-3) or Interdisciplinary Studies (K-5).
GPA: Minimum 3.00. Deadline: February 15

Mary Belle Robinson Endowed Scholarship 

Applicant must be a Junior or Senior full-time student majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies with a strong preference for a female student. Must have graduated from a public high school in the Tennessee counties of Bedford, Coffee, Marshall, Rutherford or Wilson.
GPA: 3.5 or higher. Deadline: February 15

Mary Florence Betts Scholarship in Education 

Applicant must be a full-time graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in a program leading to licensure in education. Preference is given to residents from Stewart or Montgomery Counties.
Deadline: February 15

Mary Tom Berry Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in a curriculum designed for primary education (Pre K-3rd grade or K-5th grade) or the teaching of reading. Competence in oral and written language skills with a commitment to excellence.
GPA: Minimum 2.50 undergraduate, 3.00 graduate. Deadline: February 15

Middle Tennessee Retired Teachers' Future Teachers Scholarship 

Awarded to an MTSU student every four years. Next award: 2012, 2016, 2020. Applicant must be a Junior, Senior or graduate student enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure and admitted to Teacher Education. Applicants will be interviewed by representatives from the Middle Tennessee Retired Teachers Association.
GPA: Minimum 2.50. Deadline: March 29.

Middle Tennessee State University Education Association Scholarship 

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure, Sophomore or above and demonstrated competence in written language skills. Preference is given to dependents of the Association membership.
GPA: Minimum 3.00. Deadline: February 15

Miss Mary Hall Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Studies 

Applicant must be enrolled in a curriculum leading to licensure in education and intend to teach.
GPA: Minimum 3.00. Deadline: February 15

Nin Lee Scholarship 

Applicants must be admitted to the Teacher Education program in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure in Interdisciplinary Studies or Educational Leadership.
Deadline: February 15

Dr. Quill E. Cope Scholarship 

Applicants must be enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure in Interdisciplinary Studies in Elementary Education and Special Education with emphasis in Kindergarten through 4 th or 4 th through 8 th grades only.

Must meet one of the following: Incoming Freshman with a minimum ACT of 25 and high school GPA of 2.80; full-time transfer student with a minimum college GPA of 2.80, currently enrolled with a minimum GPA of 2.80.
Deadline: February 15

Roberta Payne Walker Memorial Scholarship 

Applicant must be a Junior or Senior majoring in Library Science or Education. Preference to Rutherford or Robertson County students.
GPA: 3.2. Deadline: February 15

Ruth and Will Bowdoin Scholarship in Early Childhood Education 

Applicant must be enrolled in a curriculum leading to licensure in Early Childhood Education planning to teach young children. Preference given to African-American students, residents of Tennessee or Alabama.
GPA: Minimum 2.50. Deadline: February 15

Rutherford County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship 

Applicant may be a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure. Preference given to a Rutherford County resident.
GPA: Minimum 3.00. Deadline: February 15

Sylvia Snow Crowder Scholarship 

Applicant must be enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure in Interdisciplinary Studies and must have good moral character with academic success. First preference to a Sumner County Resident, second preference to a Rutherford County Resident.
Deadline: February 15

Will Bowdoin Scholarship in Education 

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a curriculum leading to certification in K-12. Must have personal and professional competencies leading to quality teaching. Preference will be given to minority students from Tennessee or Alabama.
GPA: Minimum 2.50 Deadline: February 15

Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC)

Scholarships:
Christa McCauliffe Scholarship
Loan Forgiveness
Minority Teaching Scholars
Tennessee Math and Science Teacher

All TSAC Scholarships applications must be completed online.

Freshman and Transfer Student Financial Assistance

Contact the MTSU Admissions Office , COPE 208, 615-898-2111 and the MTSU Financial Aid Office , COPE 212, 615-898-2830, for a list of scholarships, grants, loans and other financial assistance available to MTSU students.

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