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Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship (94094)

    • Support graduate or undergraduate students admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education who display proven academic success.
  • ASPIRE to Teach Fund (94932)

    • The ASPIRE to Teach Fund helps students in the College of Education who experience short term financial challenges that could impact those students’ degree completion. Your support helps students who have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program and are in good academic standing but possess a determined financial need.
  • Bella W. Higdon Special Education Scholarship Endowment (94960)

    • This scholarship assists Junior and Senior Special Education majors who display both academic excellence and financial need.
  • Bertie Jenkins Bostic Scholarship (94275)

    • This scholarship memorializes the life and work of Bertie Jenkins Bostic, a dedicated educator focused on Special Education. The Bertie Jenkins Bostic Scholarship supports students who have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program with preference afforded to students majoring in Special Education.
  • Betty Jo Hyde Welch Memorial Scholarship (94221)

    • Support Junior and Senior Education majors with this scholarship for those who demonstrate high scholastic achievement and a commitment and service to the campus community.
  • Caukin Family Scholarship (91495)

    • This scholarship provides aid to students admitted to the Teacher Education Program for on-campus tuition or for faculty led study abroad through the College of Education.
  • Cherry Womack Scholarship (94276)

    • This scholarship honors Cherry Womack for her 25 years as a public educator. Your support helps full time students who have been admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education.
  • College of Education Discretionary Fund (92114)

    • With your support, the College of Education Enrichment fund supports activities deemed appropriate by the Dean of the College of Education.
  • College of Education Scholarship (91464)

    • This scholarship exists to help students within the College of Education who have been accepted into the Teacher Preparation Program.
  • Cornelia Freeman Cooper Endowed Scholarship (94270)

    • Support under-represented minority students who have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program or any successor program. Preference is also afforded to first generation college students.
  • Daisy Briscoe Annual Scholarship (92949)

    • This scholarship supports graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Elementary Education or Reading.
  • Daisy Briscoe Endowed Scholarship (94786)

    • In honor of Daisy Briscoe’s legacy of valuing education and high academic standards, this scholarship supports future elementary and middle school teachers majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies in Elementary Education and Special Education. Your support helps Juniors and Seniors who express interest in teaching in a rural area or an area of poverty.
  • D'Ann Bragg Schmitt Scholarship (94297)

    • This scholarship honors the memory of D’Ann Bragg Schmitt—an MTSU graduate, an exceptional preschool teacher and vision therapist with a special interest in young children—who passed away at age 31 following a 5 year battle with rare Sarcoma cancer. Your support helps future Early Childhood educators who have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program and demonstrate and maintain proven academic success.
  • David and Kathi Baggott Scholarship (94308)

    • Support upperclassman Math, Computer Science, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics majors who have determined financial need with this scholarship for students who have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program.
  • Director's Account for the Child Development Center (91312)

    • The Child Development Center serves as a clinical experience and practice site for pre-service teachers, demonstrates a commitment to promote children’s learning and development, and supports families’ diverse needs and interests. Your support assists and addresses the needs of the Child Development Center.
  • Dr. Aaron W. Todd Scholarship for Future Science Teachers (94975)

    • This scholarship supports future middle and high school science teachers who are pursuing a degree in biology, chemistry, geosciences, mathematics, or physics, who have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program at MTSU.
  • Dr. and Mrs. Quill E. Cope Scholarship (94154)

    • This scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Quill E. Cope by providing scholarships for students in Elementary or Secondary Education. Support incoming freshmen, transfer, or presently enrolled students with this scholarship.
  • Dr. Bob Womack & Miss Helen Womack Education Leadership Endowed Scholarship (94862)

    • Support graduate students with this scholarship for those pursuing a degree in any program in the Department of Educational Leadership.
  • Dr. Charles Worthy Babb Endowed Scholarship (94764)

    • This scholarship exists in memory of Dr. Charles Worthy Babb, a long-time educator, administrator, and influential advocate for educational opportunities. Your support assists students majoring in Elementary or Special Education with preference for students from Lenior City, Tennessee.
  • Dr. Connie J. Smith Scholarship (94278)

    • Support students who have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program with this scholarship for those who display definite need. Preference will be given to first generation college students.
  • Dr. Delores M. Doyle Elementary Education Scholarship (94687)

    • This scholarship supports Juniors and Seniors who are pursuing a degree in Elementary Education and display academic excellence. Preference will be given to dependents of K-8 teachers, if possible.
  • Dr. James E. and Beverly R. Calder Endowed Scholarship (94939)

    • This scholarship supports future Early Childhood, Elementary or Special Education teachers, who have been admitted into MTSU’s Teacher Education Program and graduated from an out-of-state high school.
  • Dr. Robert E. Eaker Scholarship (91545)

    • Support full-time, under-represented minority students who have been admitted to the Teacher Education program in the College of Education.
  • Dr. Sam Ingram Scholarship (91492)

    • This scholarship honors Dr. Ingram, distinguished educator and former MTSU President. The Dr. Sam Ingram Scholarship supports students who have been admitted into the teacher education program.
  • Drs. David & Lorraine Singer Scholarship (94720)

    • Support underclassman future educators with this scholarship for those who display academic excellence and have been admitted into the Teacher Preparation program.
  • E. May Saunders Endowed Scholarship (94192)

    • Support students in financial need with this scholarship for those who have a desire to teach. Preference will be afforded to students who have included some musical training into their college work.
  • Edith Ann Clark Moore Endowed Scholarship (94303)

    • Support under-represented minority students who have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education. Preference is also afforded to students from Shelby and Rutherford Counties.
  • Education Abroad - College of Education (91463)

    • Your support assists College of Education students who are participants in a faculty-led education abroad program and course.
  • Elaine and Richard Warwick Scholarship (91522)

    • This scholarship is awarded to full-time students admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the college of Education who have grade point average between 2.75 and 3.30 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Eleanor Frances Nelson Jordan Endowed Scholarship in Professional Counseling (94942)

    • Support future school counselors with this scholarship for students who are majoring in Professional Counseling and exhibit high academic performance. Preference will be afforded to students pursuing their degree in School Counseling.
  • Elizabeth Clements Womack Scholarship (94689)

    • This scholarship exists in honor of Elizabeth Clements Womack – a wife, a mother, an avid reader, and an active member of her community. Assist many worthy Elementary Education majors in becoming outstanding teachers with this scholarship for students who display a definite financial need.
  • Ethel Bowden Stricklin Endowed Scholarship in Ph.D. in Literacy Studies (94685)

    • Support students pursuing a Ph.D. in the Literacy Studies program at MTSU with this scholarship for students who have and maintain a high academic excellence standard and are highly recommended by faculty, colleagues, or supervisors.
  • Gloria L. Bonner Endowed Scholarship (94804)

    • This scholarship exists in honor of the former Dean of the College of Education and Behavioral Science, Gloria L. Bonner. Your support assists Junior and Senior College of Education students who show an involvement in their community as a volunteer and contribute to charitable activities. Preference will be afforded to first generation college students from Rutherford County.
  • Harris Family Scholarship (91498)

    • Support Special Education majors with this scholarship for those admitted into the Teacher Education Program and display financial need.
  • Helen S. Potts Scholarship Fund (94185)

    • Support Elementary and Special education majors who are pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree. Preference will be afforded to students from Williamson County.
  • Invention Convention (92685)

    • The Invention Convention is a Tennessee initiative to celebrate young inventors and give Tennessee children a chance to follow his or her natural curiosity, invent creative solutions, and be inspired. The event has been hosted by MTSU for 25 years, and your support helps fund the event as well as provide scholarship money.
  • James L. and Josephine Hitt Scholarship (94736)

    • Support students who plan to pursue a career in teaching with this scholarship for those who are pursuing a minor in secondary education.
  • James L. Gore Scholarship (94117)

    • This scholarship exists in memory of James L. Gore to support full time students intending to pursue a professional career in education and display a definite financial need
  • James R. and Betty Y. Scott Scholarship (91551)

    • Support full-time students who have been admitted to the Teacher Education program in the College of Education. Preference is afforded to underrepresented minority students.
  • Joe and Lori Warise Education Scholarship (91562)

    • Support future STEM teachers with this scholarship for students who have been admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education and display financial need. Preference will also be afforded to firstgeneration college students or non-traditional students.
  • Keith Carlson Professional Counseling Endowed Scholarship (94794)

    • Support graduate students in the field of Professional Counseling who display academic excellence. Preference is afforded to students who show a commitment to the field of counseling and demonstrate competency through their performance in courses, written work, and interaction with other students, faculty, and professionals.
  • La Comunidad Achievement Scholarship (91488)

    • This scholarship honors and promotes the mission of La Comunidad. Your support assists members of the student organization “La Comunidad” with preference afforded to the sitting president, the member with the highest GPA, and the member with the most volunteer hours.
  • Louise M. Bastedo Endowed Scholarship Fund in the College of Education (94973)

    • Support students pursuing a degree within the College of Education that display academic excellence with this scholarship. Preference is afforded to students who have been accepted into the teacher preparation program.
  • Marge Boutwell Scholarship in Early Childhood Education (94973)

    • This scholarship supports juniors in Early Childhood Education who display high academic achievement.
  • Mary and Delmar Pockat Scholarship (94200)

    • This scholarship is established in honor of Dr. Delmar B. Pockat, who served as the Dean of the School of Education at MTSU from 1969 to 1980. Your support helps future public school teachers in the Professional Education program at MTSU who have demonstrated a true love for children and pride and respect for the profession of teaching. Preference will be given to students majoring in science education.
  • Mary Belle Robinson Endowed Scholarship (94800)

    • This scholarship exists in honor of Mary Belle Robinson, a fifth grade teacher for Murfreesboro City Schools for 42 years. Support future elementary education teachers who display a strong academic excellence, have financial need, and have graduated from a public high school in the Tennessee counties of Rutherford, Marshall, Bedford, or Coffee.
  • Mary F. Betts Scholarship (94143)

    • Support students pursuing a professional career in education with this scholarship for undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing and display definite financial need. Preference will be afforded to applicants from Stewart or Montgomery counties.
  • Mary Tom Berry Scholarship Fund (94544)

    • This scholarship supports future primary education or reading teachers who have definite financial need, demonstrate competence in oral and written language skills, and show a commitment to academic excellence.
  • May Dean Eberling Education Scholarship (91542)

    • This scholarship honors the life and professional contributes of 1961 and 1968 MTSU graduate, May Dean Eberling, a highly respected historic preservationist and Nashville Television producer. Your support helps undergraduate students pursuing a teacher licensure.
  • Miss Mary Hall Scholarship (94035)

    • This scholarship exists in honor of Miss Mary Hall, a professor and educator in Rutherford County. Funds for this scholarship support students who are majoring in Education and aspire to teach.
  • Nin Lee Scholarship (94614)

    • This scholarship honors Winnie H. (Nin) Lee, a dedicated and enthusiastic educator who taught in the Franklin, TN Special School district for 26 years. The Nin Lee Scholarship assists students who have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program in Elementary Education, Educational Leadership, or their successor departments.
  • Owen-Pittard Scholarship (91329)

    • Supports future teachers who have been accepted into the teacher education program and graduated from a high school within the state of Tennessee.
  • Patsy Spencer Richardson Endowed Scholarship Fund (94930)

    • This scholarship supports Juniors and Seniors within the College of Education who are residents of Tennessee.
  • Pentecost Family Scholarship (91499)

    • This scholarship supports students admitted to the Teacher Education Program and display financial need. Preference is afforded to students from Dickson County.
  • Professional Counseling Enrichment Fund (92811)

    • The MTSU Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CCPS) is a training facility affiliated with the Professional Counseling Program at MTSU. Your support helps provide supervised training experiences to graduate students.
  • Roberta Payne Scholarship Fund (94549)

    • Support Junior or Senior College of Education students with this scholarship for those majoring in Education or Library Science and have proven academic success. Preference is afforded to students from Rutherford or Robertson Counties.
  • Rodney Scott Butts Scholarship (91521)

    • Support full time College of Education residency students with this scholarship for those who have been admitted into the Teacher Education program.
  • Rosalyn Ward Scholarship (94296)

    • This scholarship assists future math teachers who have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program or any successor program. Preference will also be afforded to students from Wilson County, Tennessee.
  • Ruth and Will Bowdoin Endowed Scholarship in Early Childhood Education (94214)

    • This scholarship is designed to help undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education who plan on teaching in programs for young children. Your support helps future early childhood educators who display a definite financial need and reflect personal and professional competencies that lead to quality teaching.
  • Rutherford County Retired Teachers Scholarship (94172)

    • Support students aspiring to be teachers with the Rutherford County Retired Teacher Scholarship
  • Sawyer-Rudler Endowed Research Fellowship in Literacy (94820)

    • Your support of the fellowship helps reveal and unravel the barriers to literacy acquisition by providing funding research fellowships and faculty research in an area of literacy studies.
  • Secondary Education Scholarship (91536)

    • Support future middle and high school teachers with this scholarship for those accepted into the teacher education program minoring in Secondary Education.
  • Seivers Family Endowed Scholarship (94268)

    • In honor of the former dean Lana Seivers and the Seivers family, this scholarship assists students who have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education. Preference will be afforded to first generation college students majoring in Special Education, and second preference to first generation college students majoring in Early Childhood Education.
  • Sylvia Snow Crowder Scholarship Fund (94647)

    • This scholarship exists to assist students of good moral character who are majoring in elementary education, demonstrate financial need, and have proven academic success. Preference will be afforded first to students from Sumner County, Tennessee and secondly Rutherford County Students.
  • Thelma Sloan Scholarship (92675)

    • Support future professional educators pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree with this scholarship for students who need help in purchasing books, room and board, child care, travel expenses, or other costs associated with attending MTSU.
  • Tom & Elizabeth Fox Endowed for Reading (94110)

    • Your support helps fund Elementary and Special Education departmental activities designed to improve the teaching of reading including, but not limited to: an annual reading conference, reading scholarships, reading research, and the development of instructional programs, teaching strategies, and/or instructional materials.
  • Wilbert Bond, Sr. Scholarship (91555)

    • This scholarship exists in honor of Wilbert Bond, Sr., a Tennessee native and World War II Navy veteran, who was the first black graduate of MTSU in 1965 when he obtained a master’s degree in Education Administration and Supervision. Your support assists full-time students from underrepresented student populations who have been admitted to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education. Preference will also be afforded to students from Rutherford County.
  • Will Bowdoin Scholarship in Education (94184

    • This scholarship exists in memory of Dr. Will Bowdoin, who taught in the Department of Education in 1948 and subsequently became the Director of the Student Teaching program, Chair of the Education Department, and became the first Dean of the College of Education in 1965. Your support assists future K-12 teachers who possess a definite financial need and reflect personal and professional competencies which are believed to lead to quality teaching.
  • Winkler-Slicker Professional Counseling Scholarship (94877)

    • This scholarship supports students who have been admitted into the MTSU Professional Counseling Program and have experience in counseling, counseling-related activities, and leadership roles. Preference will be allotted to students who are not Graduate Assistants as to give assistance to a greater number of graduate students.
  • Woman's Club of Murfreesboro Legacy Fund (91514)

    • The Woman's Club of Murfreesboro promotes and supports community-based philanthropic, educational, literary and scholarship programs. Your support helps fund College of Education scholarships or other programs and initiatives that align with the history and traditions of the Woman’s Club of Murfreesboro.

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