Step #3 - Financial Support
Financial support for your education can come from G.I. Bill benefits, scholarships and grants, and from traditional financial aid. The information below provides helpful information for financing your education.
Process G.I. Bill Benefits at MTSU
To process your G.I. Bill benefits contact the MTSU Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center (Daniels Center) in the Keathley University Center (KUC) Building (Room 124), Monday-Friday from 8am - 4:30pm. For information concerning your G.I. Bill benefits, refer to Step #2 - Education Benefits. For information concerning payment deferment, visit the Deferment of Payments of Tuition and Fees page.
Scholarships & Grants
Helping Heroes Grant
The Helping Heroes Grant is a $1,000 per semester grant, awarded to students who successfully completes twelve (12) or more semester hours with no failing grade as the final grade for the course. The student shall receive $500 per semester for successfully completing six (6) to eleven (11) semester hours with no failing grade as a final grade for the course. The student shall not receive an award if enrolled in fewer than six (6) semester hours.
The application processing deadline are: September 1 (or the following business day) for fall enrollment, February 1 (or the following business day) for spring, or May 1 (or the following business day) for summer enrollment. Please mail your DD-214 to the address below or fax it to the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation at (615) 741-6101.
Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1510
Nashville, TN 37243
The following scholarships are offered through Student Veterans of America:
For more information, visit the Student Veterans of American Scholarship page.
Lockheed Martin Fighting Spirit Scholarship for Injured and Disabled Veterans
Through the Fighting Spirit Scholarship Program, Lockheed Martin provides two wounded veterans the opportunity to participate in life-enrichment programs at Able Flight and Warrior Sailing Program at no cost to them. These organizations provide training for disabled veterans to fly, sail and regain confidence lost on the battlefield. For more information, visit the Lockheed Martin Fighting Spirit Scholarship Program page.
Request Additional Financial Aid
You may also be eligible for other financial aid. To determine what aid you qualify for, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
You can find more information about Financial Aid at MTSU on their website or from a Financial Aid representative in the Student Services & Admissions Center, Room 260.