Feb. 15 deadline nears for transfer students’...

Feb. 15 deadline nears for transfer students’ guaranteed scholarships

Prospective students planning to transfer from community colleges or other four-year schools to MTSU need to be aware of an upcoming deadline: Those who are eligible need to apply by Monday, Feb. 15, to receive the MTSU Guaranteed Transfer Promise Scholarship.

Wendi Pelfrey

Wendi Pelfrey

The university is offering $3,000 per academic year, renewable for up to four semesters.

The requirements include:

  • a 3.0 cumulative college GPA.
  • Forty-five to 105 earned hours after the fall semester before enrolling in the summer or fall at MTSU.
  • applying for admission and meeting all scholarship requirements by Feb. 15. No separate scholarship application is required for the Transfer Promise Scholarship.

More information can be found at Other scholarships available to transfer students can be viewed at this site.

“We don’t want first-time transfer students to miss an opportunity to secure scholarship funds by missing the upcoming Feb. 15 deadline,” said Wendi Pelfrey, interim director of undergraduate recruitment.

MTSU transfer recruiters and admissions staff have been emphasizing the deadline during recent “Paint the Community Colleges True Blue” visits across the state and contact with other potential transfers.

To contact admissions, call 615-898-2233 or email

— Randy Weiler (