Scholarship Information

Scholarships in the School of Agriculture are available to students majoring in one of our five undergraduate degree programs:  Agribusiness, Animal Science, Fermentation Science, Horse Science, or Plant & Soil Science. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of specific requirements of the donor, and include criteria such as academic performance, financial need, and student involvement in extracurricular activities.

Freshman Scholarships

Freshman Scholarships are available to students majoring in a program offered by the School of Agriculture. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of specific requirements of the donor, academic performance, financial need and student involvement in extracurricular activities. Applications for scholarships are due, or need to be postmarked by April 1, evaluated by the scholarship committee, and recipients are announced by email to the students as quickly as possible.

One-half of the monetary award is available during registration of the following fall semester. Scholarship applicants will be re-evaluated at the end of the fall semester to verify they have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or above, and will then be eligible to receive the second half of the scholarship for the spring semester.
Click here to download a Freshman Scholarship Application.

Specific scholarships available include the following:

  • Tennessee Farmer’s Cooperative - 1 @ $2,000; Special Requirements: Recipient's family must be a member of a local member cooperative that is part of the TN Farmers Cooperative system.
  • Tennessee Rehabilitation Corporation - 4 @ $1,000.00; Criteria include economic need, ability to successfully complete degree, involvement in extra-curricular activities. Recipient must be a resident of Tennessee and have an agricultural/rural background.
  • Joe Jack & Jerry Dement Scholarship
  • Adams Family Foundation Scholarship

Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Scholarships

Applications for scholarships are due by March 1 each year, evaluated by a group of faculty/staff, and recipients are announced at the annual Agricultural Awards Banquet, normally held in April. Monetary awards are available during registration of the following fall semester, and the amount of the award is dependent upon funds available from scholarship fund or endowment.  Half of the award amount will be applied to the fall tuition, and the other half applied to spring tuition.  Scholarship recipients are required to be full-time students (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester). 

Download the upperclassman scholarship application click here (fillable PDF form).  (Note: you must have full Adobe software to save copy of fillable form to your computer).

Specific scholarships available include the following:0

  • Adams Family Foundation Scholarship
  • Agriculture Endowment Scholarship
  • Billy & Burton Towry Scholarship
  • Boxwood Farm Scholarship
  • Campbell Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Carolyn Gill Endowed Scholarship
  • Catherine Ellington Scholarship
  • Fowler and Ruth Nickle Scholarship
  • Harley W. Foutch Endowed Scholarship
  • Hayden Memorial Scholarship
  • Heritage Farms Scholarship
  • Hugh Burrum Memorial Scholarship
  • Jerry Williams Endowed Scholarship
  • Joe Jack and Jerry Dement Endowed Scholarship
  • Mark Allen Moskovitz Scholarship
  • Paul Cantrell Agribusiness Scholarship
  • Robert Alexander Scholarship
  • Robert Garrigus Endowed Scholarship
  • Robert Jarrell Memorial Scholarship
  • Tennessee Farmer's Cooperative Scholarship
  • Tennessee Council of Cooperatives Scholarship
  • Theodore C. Bigger Scholarship
  • Thomas Franklin Rowlett Jr Memorial Scholarship

Scholarships for Horse Science majors:

  • Kitty Adams Endowed Scholarship
  • Joan Hunt Memorial Scholarship
  • W. Cross Scholarship
  • Mark Moskovitz Scholarship
  • Seve Scholarship
  • Tennessee Horse Council

Click here for more detailed information on each scholarship.

Applications are DUE by MARCH 1 each year.

Additional financial aid is available through the following MTSU agencies:

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