Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Teaching Preparation Certificate Program Application

Once you have submitted the form below, you will receive an email confirming your submission. We ask that you reply to this email, as you will need to attach and submit a few additional items:

  1. A copy of your Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  2. A brief Biography and Letter of Interest (2-page maximum) explaining how participation in the Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Teaching Preparation Certificate Program fits with your professional development and goals as a scholar and teacher.

Note: Because selection to participate in the program will be a competitive process, the above information is the most important part of your application.

* NOTE: Do not use any non-MTSU-issued email addresses (e.g.,, when applying for the program, as the system cannot send the auto-generated follow-up email outside of the University’s system. Using your (or email address will ensure that you receive the auto-generated application follow-up email, which includes instructions for submitting the requisite accompanying materials for program consideration. *

* NOTE: Per U.S. Department of Education guidelines, GAANN Fellowship recipients are disqualified from receiving a stipend for successful completion of the program. *