Student Recruitment into the Local University with Guest Tony Strode from MTSU

Nov 20, 2023 at 08:15 am by WGNS News

GUEST: Tony Strode, MTSU undergraduate recruitment director

TOPIC: The Dec. 1 application deadline for guaranteed scholarships, campus tours and more

Admissions representatives highly recommend students apply by the Dec. 1 application deadline in order for qualifying students to receive guaranteed scholarships. Transfer students have a Feb. 15, 2024, deadline to apply for guaranteed scholarships. 

Prospective students must have a complete application on file with the MTSU Admissions Office by Friday, Dec. 1, to be considered for an academic merit guaranteed scholarship, ranging from $3,500 to $8,000 per year for four years based on ACT scores and GPA, for the 2022-23 academic year. 

For more information, call 615-898-2233 or email

The University recently wrapped up its annual True Blue Tour to recruit prospective students. The tour includes 14 stops across Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia and Alabama. Led by President Sidney A. McPhee, Provost Mark Byrnes and college deans, the recruiting events help prospective high school and transfer students engage with MTSU staff to learn more about the Murfreesboro, Tennessee, university.

MTSU also hosts midday luncheons at most Tennessee stops, where McPhee and staff court counselors and community college staff, boosted this year by McPhee launching an initiative where he presents each school represented with a scholarship they can award to one or more of their students.