Fourteen UT students and recent graduates have been selected for Fulbright student awards. Three students were named alternates.
Ten Vols were recognized with the Torchbearer award, UT’s highest undergraduate honor.
Rachel Stewart is a recipient the most prestigious award given to undergraduates pursuing a career in public service leadership.
Ten students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have been selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern in global programs (abroad and virtual) in upcoming terms.
Maya Bian (’20), a recent graduate of the College Scholars program, was selected as a winner in the prestigious Global Undergraduate Awards competition for her work on long-term care in China, where her extended family lives.
Award recipients are typically celebrated during the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The awards include the Macebearer and the Jimmy and Ileen Cheek Graduate Student Medal of Excellence.
Torchbearers are seniors who embody the Volunteer spirit while demonstrating academic excellence and a commitment to serving others.
Eight undergraduates are traveling to Nashville for the annual Tennessee Posters at the Capitol on Wednesday, February 26.
Hera Jay Brown has been named a 2020 Rhodes Scholar—the ninth current or former UT student to earn this prestigious honor.
Natalie Campbell, a rising junior majoring in disability studies through the College Scholars program, has been invited to participate in the Fulbright UK Summer Institute.
Alina Clay, a junior from Memphis, is one of ten undergraduates selected from an applicant pool representing more than 160 universities nationwide to receive a prestigious 2016 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship.
From being a reporter at a newspaper in the country of Myanmar to teaching in an inner city school in Indianapolis to exploring their creativity through digital media, art, and theater, many of the students graduating this spring have plans that will make their mark on the world.