Scholarships

All scholarship applications are available through the MTSU's Online Scholarship Application Site.
Use "College of Education" in the Description and Name Search Box.

Below you will find a list and descriptions of the scholarships available.

Albert L. and Ethel Carver Smith Scholarship  Alpha Delta Kappa (Theta Chapter) International Teachers' Sorority Scholarship in Education 
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 Ingram Building Deadline: June 30. 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   BETTY JO HYDE WELCH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP  
Applicant must be enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure and be eligible for admission to Teacher Education. 
Deadline: February 15  
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   DAISY BRISCOE ENDOWED 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 
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   DR. DELORES DOYLE ELEMENTARY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP  
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 
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   ELIZABETH CLEMENTS WOMACK SCHOLARSHIP IN ELEMENTARY 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 
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies. 
GPA: Minimum 2.50. Deadline: February 15  
ETHEL BOWDEN STRICKLIN SCHOLARSHIP  HELEN S. POTTS 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 
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   JAMES L. AND JOSEPHINE HITT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP  
Applicant must be a Sophomore or higher enrolled in a program leading to licensure in professional education. 
GPA: Minimum 3.00. Deadline: February 15 
Applicant must be a full-time student pursuing a Secondary Education minor. 
Deadline: February 15 
JAMES MADISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP   MARGE BOUTWELL SCHOLARSHIP IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 
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. 
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  MARY FLORENCE BETTS SCHOLARSHIP IN EDUCATION 
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 
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   MIDDLE TENNESSEE RETIRED TEACHERS' FUTURE TEACHERS SCHOLARSHIP 
Applicant must be a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in a curriculum designed for primary education (Pre K-3rd grade or K-6th 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 
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  BETTY JO HYDE WELCH MEMORIAL 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 
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 
MISS MARY HALL SCHOLARSHIP IN INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES  NIN LEE SCHOLARSHIP 
Applicant must be enrolled in a curriculum leading to teacher licensure and be eligible for admission to Teacher Education. 
Deadline: February 15 
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  ROBERTA PAYNE WALKER MEMORIAL 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 
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  RUTHERFORD COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP 
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 
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  WILL BOWDOIN SCHOLARSHIP IN EDUCATION 
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 
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.
http://www.state.tn.us/tsac/