SCHOLARS ACADEMY 

The MTSU Scholars Academy program is designed to serve all students, with emphasis on the needs of first generation and/or Pell-eligible students, by providing them with a quality education in a supportive learning environment.  

Scholars Academy Freshman Summer Institute

The Freshman Summer Institute is a two-week immersion program for incoming first-time freshmen that runs from August 10-23, 2018. Students must participate for the duration of the Institute, attend all Institute events, as well as, register for the Scholars Academy sections of UNIV 1010 for the Fall 2018 semester.  Study skills workshops, team-building exercises, leadership training, the summer reading program, and service-learning projects are integral aspects of the Scholars Academy. MTSU will cover instruction costs and room and board expenses, if applicable. Upon application to the program, students must pay a nonrefundable $55 programming fee to secure a spot in the program. The Freshman Summer Institute is a wonderful opportunity that you should not miss!

Click below to join the MTSU Scholars Academy! 

2018 SCHOLARS ACADEMY APPLICATION

For more information on the Scholars Academy contact Brelinda Johnson at scholarsacademy@mtsu.edu

The Scholars Academy seeks to enhance the learning experience by providing the following:

Academic Benefits

  • Better preparation for college-level general education courses
  • Support of academic advising and course selection
  • Completion of Scholars Academy Univeristy Seminar course with unique

    curriculum and experiences  

Social Benefits

  • Heightened sensitivity to the benefits and challenges of independence
  • Greater awareness of interpersonal strengths and challenges
  • Increased opportunities to engage students in conversations about college and success
  • Involvement in Scholars Academy student organization 

Long-term Benefits

  • Increased retention and graduation rates of participants
  • Earlier identification of major/career options and subsequent educational adjustments
  • Peer mentor opportunities 

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Office of Student Success
Peck Hall, Room 142
P. O. Box 500
615-494-8650

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