Scholarships and Awards

The following awards and scholarships are offered annually by the Human Sciences Department. If you meet the criteria and would like to apply for any of these, please obtain applications from the EHS 100 or LRC 136 offices. OFFICIAL Transcripts must be submitted with ALL applications.

ALBERT L. AND ETHEL CARVER SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The amount is determined by the endowment's accumulated interest each year. Selection criteria:

  • A major in one of the Human Sciences areas.
  • Classification of sophomore or junior in the spring semester (at least 30 semester hours earned or having two remaining semesters).
  • Scholarship (minimum 3.0 GPA).
  • Financial need.
  • Must be a full-time student during semesters for which scholarship is funded. One-half of the scholarship shall be awarded for each of the semesters.

RITA DAVENPORT HUMAN SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP

The amount is determined by the endowment's accumulated interest each year. Selection criteria:

  • A major in one of the Human Sciences areas.
  • Classification of sophomore or junior in the spring semester (at least 30 semester hours earned or having two remaining semesters).
  • Scholarship (minimum 2.8 GPA).
  • Demonstrated leadership in the areas of Human Sciences, campus life, and community involvement.
  • Established meaningful professional goals.
  • Financial need.
  • Must be a full-time student during semesters for which scholarship is funded. One-half of the scholarship shall be awarded for each of the semesters.

MARGARET PUTNAM SCHOLARSHIP

The amount is determined by the endowment's accumulated interest each year. Selection criteria:

  • A major in Family & Consumer Sciences Education. 
  • Scholarship (minimum 2.5 GPA).
  • Admission to Teacher Education by the end of semester in which application is submitted.
  • Financial need.
  • Completion of at least 16 hours at MTSU with a minimum of 7 hours completed in Human Sciences courses prior to application.
  • Demonstrated pre-professional involvement.
  • Must be a full-time student during semesters for which scholarship is funded. One-half of the scholarship shall be awarded for each of the semesters.

ERNESTINE N. REEDER HONOR SCHOLARSHIP

The amount is determined by the endowment's accumulated interest each year. Selection criteria:

  • A major in one of the programs offered by the Human Sciences Department.
  • Completion of 18 hours in the Human Sciences Department.
  • Scholarship (minimum 3.0 GPA).
  • Be an active member of at least one of the student organizations in the Human Sciences Department.
  • Established meaningful professional goals.
  • Must be full-time student during semesters for which scholarship is funded. One-half of the scholarship shall be awarded for each of the semesters.

RODDY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be a graduate of a Rutherford County public or private high school, with preference given to residents of Lascassas or Rockvale. Selection criteria:

  • A major in one of the Human Sciences areas.
  • Classification of freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior in the spring semester and having at least one remaining semester.
  • Scholarship (minimum 3.0 GPA).
  • Financial need.
  • Must be a full-time student during semesters for which scholarship is funded. One-half of the scholarship shall be awarded for each of the semesters.

LUCY DYE SCHOLARSHIP

The Lucy Dye Scholarship has been established by the Nashville Area Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Selection Criteria:

  • Major in one of the Human Sciences programs.
  • Have an overall 3.0 grade point average or higher while carrying a full student load.
  • Financial Need
  • Be from one of the following counties in Tennessee: Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Lewis, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, Wilson

These scholarships are available to incoming Freshman within the Human Sciences Department
Official high school transcripts must be submitted with applications

Margaret Neal Alexander Scholarship

Must be graduating from a high school in Tennessee. Selection criteria

  • Incoming freshman majoring in one of the Human Sciences programs
  • Minimum high school GPA 2.5 and ACT 25
  • Must be a full-time student during the semesters for which the scholarship is funded. One-half of the scholarship shall be awarded for each of the semesters.

Christine & Roddy Memorial Scholarship

Preference is given to Rockvale or Lascassas graduate. Selection criteria:

  • Incoming freshman majoring in one of the Human Sciences programs
  • Minimum high school GPA 2.8 or ACT 18
  • Must be a full-time student during the semesters for which the scholarship is funded. One-half of the scholarship shall be awarded for each of the semester.

 

 

 

Degree Programs
Nutrition and Food Science
Interior Design
Textiles, Merchandising & Design
    Apparel Design
    Fashion Merchandising
Family & Consumer Studies
    Child Development & Family Studies
    Family & Consumer Sciences Ed.


Minors
Human Sciences
Nutrition & Food Science
Textiles, Merchandising & Design


Interior Design Application Packet

Interior Design Entrance Packet
IDES Application Packet
IDES Application - DUE March 15th

Textiles, Merchandising, & Design Application Packet
TXMD Entrance Application Packet
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