Release date: Nov. 30, 2010
News & Public Affairs contact: Randy Weiler, 615-898-5616 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec. 1 Is Deadline for 2011-12 Academic Scholarships at MTSU
(MURFREESBORO) — Prospective MTSU students seeking academic scholarships for 2011-12 school year must submit all their information by the priority deadline of Wednesday, Dec. 1, university officials said.
Major scholarships include The Buchanan Fellowship; National Merit Achievement Finalist; and Chancellor, Presidential, Academic Service; Valedictorians and Salutatorians, Provost and the DREAM (Diverse Representation and Educational Access at MTSU) scholarships.
Students applying for Transfer Academic Scholarships have a Feb. 1, 2011, deadline for all application materials and transcripts to be on file. Potential awards include Phi Theta Kappa, TBR Community College Academic Service and Non-TBR Academic Service scholarships.
Other potential awards from the Office of Financial Aid include MTSU Foundation Scholarships (Feb. 15 deadline), Music Scholarships and Army Officer Scholarships (typically a Nov. 15 deadline). Students pursuing music must complete a separate scholarship and admission application form online, indicating Jan. 28, Feb. 19 or March 4 as the choice to audition.
Mailed applications that contain a Dec. 1 postmark will be accepted as meeting the priority deadline. Prospective students who apply between Dec. 2 and Feb. 15 may be considered if funding is available.
For more information, call MTSU Financial Aid at 615-898-2830 or visit mtsu.edu/financialaid online.
Founded in 1911, Middle Tennessee State University is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution located in Murfreesboro and is the state’s largest public undergraduate institution. MTSU now boasts one of the nation’s first master’s degree programs in horse science, and the Council of Graduate Schools in Washington, D.C., acclaims MTSU’s Master of Science in Professional Science degree—the only one in Tennessee—as a model program. This fall, MTSU unveiled three new doctoral degrees in the sciences.
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