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Scholarship Information and Application

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Regarding UTK’s 2020 Education Academy and the coronavirus:

Due to effects of the novel coronavirus, the University is unable to host its EducationUSA Aacademy for summer 2020. We look forward to holding the program in 2021.

Please contact eli@utk.edu if you have questions about the EducationUSA Academy at the University of Tennessee for 2021.

Scholarships range from partial to full program awards.

Deadline to apply: April 20, 2020

Decisions will be made by April 27, and recipients will be notified by email.

How to Apply for a Scholarship:

Step 1: Submit a completed application to the EducationUSA Academy at the University of Tennessee.

Step 2: Submit either an essay or a video (not both) answering the following:

  • Why do you want to attend the EducationUSA Academy at the University of Tennessee?
  • Why should you be the recipient of this scholarship?

Essay: no more than 500 words

Video: no more than 5 minutes

Email your submission to lwood16@utk.edu no later than April 20.

Note: While submissions should be in English, they will not be evaluated based on the applicant’s English skill. It is not necessary to provide a perfectly polished essay or video. Videos do not need to be professionally recorded or edited. They may be recorded on a computer, tablet or even a phone.