Continuing the tradition, the UT Athletic Department is providing funds in support of academics for the University of Tennessee and the Knoxville campus. With a total gift of just over $10 million, $1.375 million goes to support academic scholarships awarded to non-student athletes including Volunteer, Bicentennial and band scholarships, as well as scholarships for members
For UT Knoxville pre-med sophomore Morgan McPheeters, the Regal Scholarship is just what the doctor ordered. McPheeters received $2,500 to help him with college expenses this year.
The Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship programs are healthier than previously thought. That is the conclusion of a report recently released by the Center for Business and Economic Research at UT Knoxville.
The Office of the Provost is seeking candidates for the position of Faculty Director for the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships (ONSF). The ONSF was originally established in late 2007 with the mission to encourage, inform and mentor students who wish to apply for nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships.
The UT-Pro2Serve Math Contest is an annual contest where Tennessee high school students, public, private and home-schooled, compete for awards and honors. This year’s contest will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 26, on the UT Knoxville campus.
Music faculty from UT Knoxville will join forces in a special performance to help raise money for the UT School of Music Student Scholarship Fund. The Tellico Musicale will take place from 4-6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28, at the Tellico Village Yacht Club in Loudon.
Asia Dixon, a senior in architecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, wants to use her degree to make a difference in the lives of other people. Thanks to the Gensler African-American Internship and Scholarship competition, she’s now a lot closer to being able to do just that.
Supporters of UT Knoxville will have the chance to rub elbows and play golf with some well-known names this weekend while raising money for scholarships benefiting African-American students. The fifth annual Alex Haley Scholarship Benefit Auction & Celebrity Golf Tournament takes place Sunday and Monday, May 16 and 17.
East Tennessee native Roy Harmon remembers how challenging it was to finance his undergraduate education at UT Knoxville. That was his incentive in establishing the Roy L. Harmon Jr. Endowed Accounting Scholarship in the College of Business Administration, to be awarded annually to a deserving undergraduate or graduate student majoring in accounting.
Samuel Doty, a senior at UT Knoxville, has been selected for a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Russian in Russia during the summer of 2010. Doty, of Unicoi, is majoring in psychology, French and Russian. He plans to attend graduate school in social psychology.
Local high school students attending the 45th Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at UT Knoxville last week dominated the top spots. More than 20 students from high schools across the state competed to determine who had the best research in sciences, mathematics and engineering. They were judged by a panel of UT Knoxville science
The UT Institute for Public Service has announced the establishment of the Jim and Marie Murphy Endowed Scholarship for Graduate Studies. The scholarship will assist students seeking graduate degrees from UT.