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Jennings A. Jones College of Business Scholarships

The following scholarship and award opportunities are available in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business. For additional scholarship information, please contact individual College of Business departments and the MTSU Financial AId and Scholarship Office.


Accounting Alumni Appreciation Day Scholarship and Service Award

Accounting Faculty Award

Archer-Johnstone Scholarship
Awarded to management students who are residents of Tennessee or Mississippi, have completed at least 55 hours, have an overall grade point average of 3.0, and have demonstrated leadership abilities. This $1,000 award will be applied toward tuition. There are two award recipients annually.

Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Scholarships
William R. Snodgrass Scholarship: One $1,500 and one $750 scholarship awarded to a Middle or West Tennessee, Southern Kentucky, or Northern Alabama high school senior or college student with a business-related major such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management or marketing.

Joe Dearman Memorial Award

W. Wallace Robertson Accounting Scholarship
Accounting majors are eligible in their junior and senior years. The scholarships are for an academic year. Typically, the scholarships consider factors such as GPA, involvement in organizations, community work, and other work related to the field.

Bernard Goldstein Scholarship
Marketing majors are eligible in their junior year. The scholarship is a one-time award, and the amount varies from $250 - $500 based on the availability of funds. The scholarship is awarded to the junior marketing major with the highest GPA.

Billy W. Balch Scholarship
Undergraduate or graduate economics majors are eligible who have at least a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship is for $1,000 to be divided equally between fall and spring semesters for one academic year.

Bobby N. Corcoran Scholarship
Incoming freshmen that exhibit a talent and desire to study economics and finance have first priority. The scholarship is a one-time award, and the amount varies based on the availability of funds. Criteria include: incoming freshmen, economics or finance major, GPA, and financial need.

Economics and Finance Faculty Scholarship
Economics and finance majors are eligible in their junior year. The scholarship is a one-time award, and the amount varies based on the availability of funds. Criteria include: financial need, high GPA (preferably 3.0 or above), must enroll for one more year in the next fall semester, must have completed at least 60 credit hours, and at least one semester at MTSU.

Elaine Stepp Parchment Award
Award is given to the outstanding junior majoring in business education, marketing education, or office management. Recipient must be current, full-time student at MTSU for last two semesters, and have completed 60-89 semester hours toward the major.

Elwin W. (Wink) Midgett Scholarship
Accounting majors are eligible. The criteria include: full-time student, accounting major, completion of ACTG 3110, Intermediate Accounting I, have at least a 3.0 GPA in all accounting courses completed, and at least 3.2 cumulative GPA.

Firman L. Cunningham Scholarship
Juniors majoring in economics are eligible. The scholarship is a one-time award, typically, based on financial need.

Fowler I. Todd Management and Marketing Scholarship
Management and marketing majors are eligible in their junior year. The $250 scholarship is awarded for one year (half given in the fall semester and half given in the spring semester). The scholarship is awarded to the junior management or marketing major with the highest GPA.

Frank Goodwin Memorial Scholarship
Incoming freshmen majoring in management, marketing, or business administration are eligible. The amount of the scholarship varies from $250-$500 and may not be awarded each year. The criteria include: incoming freshman student; minimum 3.2 high school GPA; and major in management, marketing, or business administration. Financial need and leadership qualities are also considered.

Henry Ruppel Scholarship
Marketing majors are eligible in their junior or senior years, and the amount varies each year.

Ivey Chance Memorial Scholarship
Business education, marketing education, and office management majors are eligible in their junior year. The scholarship is a one-time award of $500. Criteria include: completion of 80 semester hours including 15 semester hours in major, at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA and 3.0 GPA in major.

James C. Douthit Scholarship in Marketing
Incoming freshmen majoring in marketing are eligible. The criteria include: incoming freshman student, minimum 3.0 high school GPA (4.0 = A scale), major in marketing, and demonstrated leadership qualities.

J. D. and Marge Vance Scholarship
Marketing majors are eligible at the end of their freshman year, and the scholarship is renewable for 3 years as long as the student maintains at least a 3.0 GPA. The amount of the scholarship is full tuition for fall and spring semesters. The criteria include: sophomore status, minimum 3.0 GPA, Tennessee resident, full-time student, and marketing major. Financial need and leadership qualities are also considered.

Tommy T. Martin Chair of Insurance ScholarshipsI
Insurance majors and minors are eligible. Various resources fund the scholarships and criteria vary based on the scholarship. Typical criteria include GPA and hours earned. Details and applications are available in the Martin Chair of Insurance Office, Business and Aerospace Building, Room N330, Phone (615) 898-2673.

Murfreesboro Credit Bureau Scholarship
Entering freshmen that graduate from a Rutherford County high school majoring in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business are eligible. The scholarship is renewable for a maximum of 8 academic semesters. Criteria include: Rutherford County resident for at least one year, proven academic record, and good moral character. The scholarship is for $1,500 to be divided equally between the fall and spring semesters.

Nancy J. Fann Business Education Scholarship
Need based scholarship for one student in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business with first preference to be given to a student majoring in business education, marketing education, and office management. Recipient must have completed 30 semester hours of credit with at least 15 hours at MTSU and have an overall and major GPA of 3.0 or higher. The scholarship is to be awarded and renewed on a semester-by-semester basis.

National Association of Purchasing Scholarship
Majors in the Department of Management and Marketing are eligible after earning at least 82 hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA and are interested in careers in purchasing management.

Outstanding Business Administration, Management, and Marketing Senior Awards
Awards of $200-$400 are given to the graduating senior in each area who has the highest GPA.

Outstanding Economics and Finance Senior Award
Award of $100 is given to the outstanding senior who has the highest GPA with consideration being given to student organization and career field involvement.

Outstanding Junior, Senior, and Highest GPA majoring in Computer Information Sstems

Outstanding Office Management Senior Award
Award of $100 is given to the outstanding senior who has the highest GPA with consideration being given to student organization and career field involvement.

PRIMUS Financial Services Scholarship
Finance majors are eligible in their junior and senior years, and the scholarship is a one-time award. Criteria include: junior or senior standing, 2.8 GPA or better, and also considers participation in a leadership capacity in campus or community activities.

Robert L. Martin Memorial Scholarship
Economics majors are eligible in their junior year, and the scholarship is a one-time award. Criteria include: full-time student, junior standing, 2.7 GPA or better. The scholarship also considers academic performance and financial need.

Stokely Scholarship
Economics and Finance majors are eligible in their junior year. The scholarship is a one-time award, and the amount varies based on the availability of funds. Criteria include: financial need, high GPA (preferably 3.0 or above), must enroll for one more year in the coming Fall semester, must have completed at least 60 credit hours and at least one semester at MTSU.

Jack O. Weatherford Chair of Finance Scholarships
Finance majors with a Financial Institutions Management emphasis are eligible. Various financial institutions fund the scholarships and criteria vary. Typical criteria include GPA and hours earned. Details and applications are available in the Weatherford Chair of Finance Office, Business and Aerospace Building, Room N330, Phone (615) 898-2889.