Martin Methodist College Hosts Three Scholarship Competitions Annually!

1. Michael W. & Barbara B. Barton Scholarship Competition

The Michael W. and Barbara B. Barton Scholars Award is the highest academic honor that entering freshmen can receive at Martin Methodist College. Awards are determined after the Barton Scholarship Competition in February in which two students will receive a full ride scholarships including room and board. All participants receive 1/2 tuition scholarships. Eligible high school seniors must have a minimum composite ACT score of 24 and a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

In addition to the entry criteria, interested applicants must also have the following items on fie in the admissions office by the second Friday in February.

Needed documents:

  • MMC application for admission
  • HS Transcript/ACT or SAT score
  • Written reference letter from teacher, guidance counselor or HS principal The Barton Competition takes place in early February. Contact Robby Shelton at for more details.
  • On a separate piece of paper please list in detail your leadership roles in your church, community, and/or school.

To register

(Freshmen Only) 

2. Ben Alford Church Leader Scholarship Competition 

The Cal Turner, Jr. Center for Church Leadership awards two, full ride scholarships including room and board to two students showing exceptional promise in the area of church leadership. The scholarships are open to any major and the applicants do not need to be contemplating paid ministry in order to be eligible.

To apply, the following must be submitted

  • 2.75 GPA
  • Essay answering the question - How do you envision using your leadership skills in the future for the Methodist church.
  • MMC admissions application & Alford Scholars Application
  • HS Transcript with ACT/SAT scores  Reference from clergy addressing your promise for leadership in the Methodist church
  • Written reference from teacher or another person in church regarding your leadership abilities.

Contact Robby Shelton at for more information.

To register

(Open to transfer students) 

3. Future Educators Scholarship Competition

The Future Educators Scholarship Competition awards two full tuition scholarships to promising education majors who have a 23 on their ACT.

To apply, the following must submit the following 

  • HS transcript with ACT/SAT scores
  • Evaluation forms Contact Robby Shelton at for more information. (Open to transfer students)

​Other Scholarships offered 

  • Trustees Scholarship for freshmen having a 3.5 or above GPA
  • Presidential Scholarship for freshmen having a 3.0-3.4 GPA
  • Thomas Martin Leadership Scholarship for freshmen showing leadership potential
  • Music Scholarship students participating in MMC Concert or Chamber Choir (audition required)
  • Drama Scholarship for students with talent in the dramatic arts (audition required)
  • Victoria Martin Transfer Scholarship merit based scholarship for transfer students
  • Athletic Scholarships Varsity, JV and Developmental Scholarships. For consideration go to 

Veteran’s Benefits 

Are you a military veteran? Service Member? Family Member of a Veteran or Service Member?

Martin Methodist has the tools to help you achieve your goals. We provide individualized attention. Contact our Director of Veteran Services for assistance with using your military benefits.

Jacqueline Wolf


Martin Methodist College

433 West Madison St.
Pulaski, TN 38478