Freshman DREAM Scholarship
To be considered for the MTSU DREAM Scholarship, applicants must be an incoming Freshman for the upcoming Summer or Fall semester who is eligible for the Tennessee HOPE Lottery Scholarship (21 composite ACT/1060 SAT or 3.00 high school GPA); has an EFC of 12,000 or less on FAFSA; and meet the University’s definition of diversity. Applicants must submit their FAFSA by February 15th to be considered. Applicants must be enrolled full-time each semester, must meet the GPA & enrollment renewal requirements for the Tennessee HOPE Lottery Scholarship, must be in good standing for the purpose of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), must be a US citizen or permanent resident, and cannot be the recipient of other scholarships awarded and/or funded by the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.
Definition of Diversity may include, but is not limited too, the following: disability status, first-generation college students, gender identity/expression, non-traditional students, personal hardships, race or ethnicity, sexual orientation, special gifts or talents, and veteran status.
The recipients shall be selected by the MTSU Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.