Marketing Scholarships / Awards

General Department of Marketing Scholarship/Award Guidelines

  • All awards will be presented at the annual Jennings A. Jones College of Business Awards Banquet/Reception. Recipients are required to attend.
  • Awards presented in the spring will apply to the following fall semester.
  • All persons receiving awards must be full-time students (at least 12 hours for undergraduates) at MTSU at the time of application and in the semester in which they receive the award.
  • Recipients must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours at MTSU.
  • Students cannot receive the same award twice unless otherwise indicated.
  • Grade point averages through the most recently completed semester will be used.
  • All application materials (if applicable) are due Wednesday, February 15, 2023 by 4:30 p.m.

J.D. and Marge Vance Scholarship

Application required

Recipient must be a Marketing Major, resident of Tennessee, and be a full-time student (currently enrolled in at least 12 hours). Applicants must have earned at least 30 credit hours (excluding Developmental courses) by the end of the previous summer and have at least a 3.0 GPA. 

The scholarship provides $3,000 for Fall and Spring semesters up to six total successive semesters (excluding summers) or until graduation as long as requirements are maintained.

Nancy Fann Scholarship for M.B.A. - Strategic Marketing Analytics Concentration

Application and short essay required

Recipient must be enrolled in the M.B.A. program with a concentration in Strategic Marketing Analytics and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Specifications for the essay required are on the application.

This is a $1,500 scholarship for the fall semester with the possibility to renew once the following spring semester if requirements are maintained and recipient is not yet graduated. 

Elaine Stepp Parchment Award for Marketing

Recipient determined by Awards Committee

Recipient must be a full-time (currently enrolled in at least 12 hours) Marketing Major who has completed at least 60 semester hours with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

This is a one-time award of $1,500.

Ivey Chance Memorial Scholarship for Digital Marketing

Application and short essay required

Recipient must be a full-time (currently enrolled in at least 12 hours) Marketing Major with a Digital Marketing Concentration. Student must have completed at least 60 semester hours and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Specifications for the essay required are on the application.

This is a one-time scholarship of $1,500.

Professional Selling Scholarship

Application, essay, and resume required

Recipient must be a full-time (currently enrolled in at least 12 hours) Marketing Major with a Professional Selling Concentration. Student must have completed at least 60 semester hours and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Specifications for the essay required are on the application.

This is a one-time scholarship of $1,500 and will be awarded to two students. 

Marketing Internship Scholarship 

Application, letter of recommendation, and statement required 

Awarded to a Marketing Major with a GPA of 2.5 or higher who has at least one semester remaining before graduation.  Applicant must have either completed the internship course (MKT 4950) the previous summer or fall or be currently enrolled in the course. A letter of recommendation from the internship employer of record must be submitted along with a statement describing the importance of the internship experience (see application for more details). 

This is a one-time scholarship of $1,000.  

Michael L. Heath Memorial Scholarship

Recipient determined by Awards Committee

Awarded to a Marketing Major with at least Junior standing (60+ hours completed) and a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to a student who is personable, intending to pursue a career in sales, and is a graduate of a Tennessee high school. Financial need, in the broadest sense, may be a consideration. Prior recipients are not disqualified from consideration for this scholarship in the subsequent year.

This is a one-time award of $1000.

Bernard Goldstein Outstanding Marketing Student Award

Recipient determined by Awards Committee 

Awarded to a Marketing Major with at least junior standing (60+ hours completed) and high GPA.

This is a one-time award of $500

Outstanding Senior in Marketing

Recipient determined by Awards Committee

Awarded to a Marketing Major with senior standing (90+ hours completed) and high GPA.

This is a one-time award of $500.