Departmental Scholarships

James N. Leonard History Scholarship

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Named in honor of Dr. James N. Leonard to honor his passion for "fostering better racial understanding."

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student must

  • be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in History at MTSU
  • There will be a preference for minority students when awarding this scholarship.
  • Each scholarship is for one academic year. Prior recipients are not disqualified from consideration for this scholarship during subsequent years.


To apply, a student should

  • submit a statement (no more than 500 words) explaining why they should be considered for this scholarship
  • The committee will also accept letters of recommendation from History faculty in support of student applications, but these are not required.
  • submit all materials to history.scholarships@mtsu.edu no later than the last Wednesday of February.

The Scholarship Committee expects to make 1 award of $500 this year.

 

James E. Taylor Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, a student mustjames taylor

  • be a citizen and resident of Rutherford County, Tennessee
  • have financial need
  • Preference will be given to a History major with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, though past academic performance will not be the exclusive factor in awarding this scholarship

To apply, a student should submit

  •  submit a statement (no more than 500 words) explaining why they should be considered for this scholarship
  • The committee will also accept letters of recommendation from History faculty in support of student applications, but these are not required.
  • submit all materials to history.scholarships@mtsu.edu no later than the last Wednesday of February.

The Scholarship Committee expects to make 1-3 awards of $500 this year.