Honors SealHonors College Scholarships (Ongoing)

For current MTSU Honors students, the Honors College will provide you a $100 rebate for any CALA course that you successfully complete! The rebate is applied as a credit on your student account (issued as funds are available).

Colonel Bill Thomas Yoga Scholarship (Ongoing)

Col. Bill Thomas with Dwight D. EisenhowerPictured right with President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Colonel William (Bill) Thomas had a distinguished 30-year military career in the U.S. Air Force. He was a leader on missions flying over the "Hump" in the China-India-Burma Theater during World War II. He also flew in the "Berlin Airlift" in the years after the war  and then as the Presidential Pilot on Air Force One for Eisenhower.  

Well into his 90s, Thomas expressed interest in yoga and meditation. He recognized their value as tools for promoting inner well-being. This memorial scholarship is intended to introduce interested high school and currently enrolled MTSU students to the CALA stress management program by providing a full tuition scholarship to any of its scheduled yoga programs (issued as funds are available).

Colonel Bill ThomasTo apply for a Colonel Bill Thomas Yoga Scholarship, please follow the steps below. Submission instructions are noted on each form.

  1. Complete the Application online (includes essay).
  2. Read carefully and obtain signatures on the Participant Agreement.

Contee Seely Scholarships (Summers)

Contee SeelyContee Seely, pictured right, is the author and founder of the Command Performance Language Institute. In recognition of the generous financial support provided to CALA by Mr. Seely, CALA offers a select number of scholarships to participants demonstrating a financial need. Recipients of these scholarships attend CALA's Summer Language Institute free of charge to learn a language of their choice. To apply for one of these scholarships, please send to CALA a current resumé and description of your need.

Submissions are made by email to for the CALA Language Institute.

Other Scholarships

Although not administered by or affiliated with CALA, the following scholarships might be of interest to those participating in CALA language training programs. Both Buchanan Fellows and Fulbright Scholars have bolstered their language skills as participants in the CALA Summer Language Institute.

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The MTSU Honors College's 
Buchanan Fellowship Program

Fulbright Scholar Program

Critical Language Scholarship Program


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