In recent years, UT has challenged its alumni to fund more scholarships, and they have met that challenge with the help of alumni chapters, special interest councils, and individual donations.
Dean and Priscilla Mills of Morristown, Tennessee, have given the university $25,000 to endow a scholarship in memory of their son Jonathan, who died in 2016 at age 28 of complications from an asthma attack.
Two students in the College of Architecture and Design have won prestigious scholarships and internships with Gensler, a global architecture, design and planning firm with 46 locations and 5,000 professionals on five continents.
For two lucky UT students, Wednesday was doubly special: They helped the university set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the largest human letter and they each walked away with a $5,000 scholarship.
Adrian Altshuler, a 1981 UT graduate who is now an attorney in Franklin, Tennessee, has established two scholarships, each providing $3,000 per year to a UT student in the Tennessee Pledge program.
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.