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Midway Honors Scholars

East Tennessee State University


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The Midway Honors Scholarship

  • 20 funded and 2 unfunded scholars admitted each fall
  • 4 semesters of both in state and out-of-state tuition
  • Most fees
  • $500 Honors allowance each of 4 semesters to use for
    books or other school-related expenses
  • Opportunity to apply for a one-time $2500 award to pay for:
    • Study abroad or Washington Center Internship
    • Approved undergraduate research project during summer session
    • A 5th semester of study at ETSU if needed to complete degree requirements

The following fees are NOT included in the honors scholarship:

  • TN eCampus course fees
  • Online course fees
  • General, participatory physical education (PHED) course fees

To retain the Midway Honors Scholarship, students must demonstrate satisfactory academic progress.

Click Here to Apply

Application Deadline
March 1st

Admission is competitive.

A separate application, in addition to applying for admission to ETSU, is required.


  • A college GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale;
  • An earned associate degree or at least 30 credit hours
    from a community college or 4-year college/university;
  • Writing skill and academic references;
  • Community, school service and/or other leadership activities;
  • Commitment to pursue a baccalaureate degree at ETSU's Johnson City campus.

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