Scholarship Opportunities

The Applications for the 2021-2022 Academic Year ARE CLOSED.

Applications are now being accepted for Fall of 2022 and Spring of 2023. Clink on the title of the scholarship for the application form.

Osher Reentry Scholarship - The Bernard Osher Foundation

The Foundation requires that institutions promote the Osher Reentry Scholarship to non-traditional students. The Bernard Osher Foundation requires that the following guidelines be followed when selecting Osher scholars:

  • must be seeking your first undergraduate degree
  • must be applying for admission to Middle Tennessee State University, either for part-time or full-time enrollment, for the upcoming academic year
  • must have been out of school for 5 or more years (cumulative) since high school
  • demonstrate financial need (not necessarily on their FASFA)
  • show academic promise and commitment to obtaining a degree.

 


Crankstart Foundation Scholarship

The Foundation will provide scholarship awards in support of the Crankstart Re-entry which is intended to support the following students at MTSU:

  • must be seeking your first undergraduate degree
  • must be applying for admission to Middle Tennessee State University, either for part-time or full-time enrollment, for the upcoming academic year
  • must have been out of school for 5 or more years (cumulative) since high school
  • must anticipate workforce participation for a significant period of time subsequent to graduation and are ideally between the ages of 25 - 50. Ages 50+ are NOT excluded from application.
  • demonstrate financial need, socio-economic status, challenges and or hardships (not necessarily on your FASFA)
  • show academic promise and commitment to obtaining a degree

 

 


Nickell Scholarships

The Jane and Joan Nickell scholarships are funded by Marcus Nickell in honor of his two daughters who returned to college as nontraditional students to earn teaching degrees.

This privately endowed scholarship is designed for non-traditional students undergoing life changes, who are in their final year working towards a degree.

Application criteria: You must be a student classified as a senior (at the time of scholarship award) who is in a life transition and is in need of financial assistance. You must have a 2.75 GPA or better.

 

 

This privately endowed scholarship is designed for a senior elementary education major who is in their final year working towards a degree.

Application criteria: You must be classified as a senior who is majoring in elementary education (5th or 6th Grade preferred). You must have a 3.0 GPA or better.

 

 

Lewis Scholarship

The Attie E. Lewis Scholarship is funded by Glenda C. Lewis and Ira Lewis. The purpose of the scholarship endowment is to support nontraditional students who are enrolled at Middle Tennessee State University.

Guidelines: To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • must be recognized as a nontraditional student with preference to students with financial need and family responsibilities in addition to their academic workload
  • have an overall minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale
  • be enrolled at MTSU

 


 

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