June Anderson Center

OWLs Scholarhips

The OWLs student organization distributes four different types of scholarships each year. There are ten Academic Service Scholarships for students with a GPA higher than 3.00 and two OWLs Enrichment Scholarships for students whose GPA falls between 2.5 and 2.99. There are also two scholarships funded by Marcus Nickell in honor of his two daughters who returned to college as nontraditional students to earn teaching degrees. See the details below.

We will start accepting applications on March 18, 2013.  The deadline for applying for the 2012-2013 school year is April 15, 2013.

OWLs Academic Service Scholarships

The OWLs at MTSU have ten Academic Service Scholarships to distribute each year. These scholarships provide $1,500 per semester and require five hours per week of work on campus, normally in an office associated with your major. These scholarships are renewable for up to eight semesters provided you maintain a 3.0 semester GPA and a 3.0 cumulative GPA each semester. You must be enrolled full-time (12 hours) while you are receiving this scholarship.

Application criteria: You must be a U.S. citizen seeking your first undergraduate degree. You must have already completed 9 hours of courses at MTSU and currently have a 3.0 GPA or better. You must also be an up-to-date dues-paying member of the OWLs organization to apply for one of these scholarships.
 

OWLs Challenge Scholarships

The OWLs offer two special OWLs Challenge Scholarships each year. These scholarships provide $1,000 per semester for one year only. You must be enrolled full-time (12 hours) while you are receiving this scholarship.

Application criteria: You must be a U.S. citizen seeking your first undergraduate degree. You must have already completed 9 hours of courses at MTSU and currently have a GPA between 2.5 and 2.99. You must also be an up-to-date dues-paying member of the OWLs organization to apply for one of these scholarships.
 

Jane Nickell Taylor Scholarship

This privately endowed scholarship provides $500 per semester for one year only. It is designed for non-traditional female students undergoing life changes and who are in their final year working towards a degree.

Application criteria: You must be a female classified as a senior who is in a life transition. You must have a 2.9 GPA or better and plan to enroll full time while you are receiving this scholarship.
 

Joan Nickell Bailey Scholarship

This privately endowed scholarship provides $500 per semester for one year only. It is designed for an adult learner seeking a degree in elementary education who is in the final year of classes.

Application criteria: You must be classified as a senior who is majoring in elementary education. You must have a 2.9 GPA or better and plan to enroll full time while you are receiving this scholarship.

ONLINE APPLICATION for any of the above OWLs Scholarships.
 

OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS not distributed through OWLs

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For scholarships specifically for women and for females in non-traditional fields, including the June Anderson Scholarships, Business & Professional Women’s Scholarships, American Association of University Women’s Scholarships, Soroptimists scholarships, and Talbots’ Scholarships, check with the JAC Office.