In accordance with a new Tennessee law, Public Chapter 1066, UT has reallocated approximately $436,000 in the university’s 2016–17 fiscal year budget for scholarships to be awarded through a new minority engineering scholarship program.
More than forty-three thousand donors and philanthropic investors chose to support UT in fiscal year 2016.
Sophomore Boot Camp is a mini-conference exclusively for second-year students held January 12, 2016. Registering allows you access to sophomore-specific programming including searching for internships, studying abroad, writing resumes, accessing scholarships and fellowships, preparing for graduate school and more.
UT students Emma Zijlstra and Jacob Cecil have been awarded the school’s first International Research Opportunities Program scholarships through the Office of Undergraduate Research.
Fall brings cooler weather, colorful leaves—and college application deadlines for all high school seniors.
UT’s new Volunteer Scholarship program will provide guaranteed scholarships for high-performing students starting in fall 2015.
Dedicated to students from families making less than $40,000 a year, the program provides a $2,500 scholarship to forty UT students from Knox County annually. The Knoxville-based Regal Entertainment Group’s foundation invests $100,000 each year in the program. For Volunteers from lower-income families, the need-based scholarships help make the dream of earning a college degree
Denver Broncos quarterback and Vols legend Peyton Manning was on campus Monday to present the Peyton Manning Scholarship to incoming freshman Haslam Scholars Stephen Alexander “Alex” Crockett and Cody Sain. The Peyton Manning Scholarship program is now in its seventeenth year and has benefited 21 students. It is now awarded annually to two incoming Haslam
For the third year in a row, the College of Nursing is receiving money from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to provide scholarships for students who are making a career switch to nursing. The college has received a $50,000 grant from the New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program. The money will fund five $10,000 scholarships
Avery Dobbs, a senior majoring in political science with a history minor, has received a 2014–2015 Fulbright International Scholarship to teach English in Bulgaria.
Alex Houck, a senior, has received a 2014–2015 Fulbright International Scholarship to Spain. Houck will assist in molecular neurobiological research in Madrid, analyzing proteins in the brains of mice to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease. He also will take intensive Spanish courses and volunteer at a university teaching hospital.
Ediobong “Edi” Ebiefung, a senior, has been chosen as one of forty students from the United States to participate in the 2014 Humanity in Action Fellowship. He will be going to Amsterdam. “The opportunity means a lot to me, and I am honored that I was selected,” said Ebiefung, who was born and raised in