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Scholarship Opportunities

Four students standing next to each other outsideWe encourage you to take a look at this listing of scholarships and grant funds specific to the areas of leadership and service and consider applying for one—or for one of the countless other excellent opportunities that are available. If our office can ever be of assistance in providing documentation for completed service hours to accompany your application, please visit our Service and Volunteer Hour Tracking Tool to enter your information.

Dean of Students Scholarships

The Office of the Dean of Students is proud to offer a number of scholarships to undergraduates based largely on campus leadership and service. Students may apply themselves or be recommended for a scholarship by another member of the campus community. For a complete list of available scholarships and selection criteria visit the dean of students website.

Applications due: Mid-spring

Parent’s Association Academic, Leadership & Service Scholarships

The UT Parents Association is proud to offer scholarships to UT undergraduates whose parents are members of the association and who have achieved a high standard of excellence in the areas of academics, leadership, and service. Check the Parents Association website for more information on eligibility and requirements.

Applications due: Late spring

UT Alumni Association Scholarships

The UT Alumni Association has a longstanding tradition of giving back. Keep up to date with their scholarship opportunities by connecting with the Student Alumni Associates, UNITE, or any of the staff at the Tyson Alumni House. More information can be found at the Vols Connect website.

Applications Due: Ongoing

Ready for the World Grants

UT’s Ready for the World Initiative is dedicated to promoting events and projects that develop UT students’ intercultural and international knowledge in order to prepare them for life outside UT. As part of the initiative, the Office of the Provost funds student projects that help meet these goals. Visit the Ready for the World website for additional information on the application process.

Applications Due: Ongoing

Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships

The Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships works with UT students to apply for competitive national and international scholarships. Check the ONSF website for additional information of all scholarships.

Applications Due: Varies by program

Have scholarship opportunities to suggest? E-mail leadserve@utk.edu.

Center for Leadership and Service
Division of Student Life

2238 Dunford Hall (second floor)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Phone: 865-974-1039 E-mail: leadserve@utk.edu

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