Graduate students working on their dissertations in humanities fields can now apply for summer travel fellowships through a new program offered by the UT Humanities Center. The fellowships help UT graduate students travel to library and museum archives in order to examine ancient manuscripts, read through court records or an author’s personal papers, or listen to one-of-a-kind audio recordings related to a historical event. A limited number of fellowships of up to $1,400 are available for summer 2017 to PhD students at the dissertation stage of their degree program. For more information, email the UT Humanities Center.
Please note that this position has been filled. If you’re enrolled in the School of Information Sciences, the UT Graduate School of Medicine is seeking to fill a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) position that will research the literature on patient care and education topics for GSM faculty, residents and students; assist library faculty on specified research projects; and perform other similar tasks. This assistantship is for students with a current in-state enrollment or acceptance for in-state enrollment in the UT School of Information Sciences. To apply, email resume, a statement of interest, and names and contact information for 3 references to Sandy Oelschlegel, Library Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, 865-305-6615. Applications accepted until position is filled. Get more information about this position.
Update: This position is no longer accepting applications. The Office of Graduate Admissions is seeking to fill a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) position that will begin June 1, 2017. It is a 12-month position, which may be renewed, based on performance and available funding of the stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance. Read more about the position and other assistantships.
Supported by the J.M. Kaplan Fund, the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) has announced the Responsive Preservation Initiative (RPI) for Cultural Heritage Resources. The RPI program is designed to fund projects for urgent, emergent, or priority issues that need to be addressed quickly. Small grants are available for rapid emergency projects in Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, The Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, Turkey, and Yemen. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Available funds are limited and priority is given to projects applying between April – August 2017.
The deadline for the ONSF Scholarships and Fellowships Campus Pre-Application has been extended to Monday, May 15. If you plan to apply in 2017—or are at least considering applying—for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, UK & Ireland Scholarships (Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates Cambridge), or Schwarzman Scholars in China, you must first complete ONSF’s brief online pre-application found here: http://onsf.utk.edu/preapplication/ The UT Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships uses this application not to make selections/nominations, but rather as a starting point to help students develop sound applications. If you have any questions about these fellowships, the processes for applying, and so forth, please e-mail Andrew Seidler (email@example.com), Director of ONSF.
This position is now closed to new applications. The UT Faculty Senate is seeking to fill a Graduate Research Assistantship to support the research, scholarship, and creative activities of the Faculty Senate President as qualified, assist the Faculty Senate President with research efforts related to the Faculty Senate as well as provide administrative assistance to the Faculty Senate. Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent summarizing his or her qualifications, a resume, and a writing sample to Faculty Senate President-Elect Beauvais Lyons (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications will be accepted through Monday, May 22, 2017 or until the position is filled. Find out more about the position.
Graduating students at the University of Tennessee, or recent PhD graduates, are invited to register and attend the Fulbright Grants for Postdoctoral and Early Career Candidates webinar on Wednesday, May 10, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. For more information about the Fulbright program and available awards, visit the Graduate School’s External Funding Sources page or visit the Fulbright Scholar Program website.
The UT Post-Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships Campus Pre-Application is live. By May 8th, UT students—undergrads, recent grads, and grad students—interested in applying in 2017 for the Fulbright, UK & Ireland Scholarships (Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates Cambridge), Schwarzman, and/or new Knight-Hennessy program must first complete the brief online pre-application found here at ONSF: http://onsf.utk.edu/preapplication/. In order to help students complete the pre-application and learn more about these prestigious awards and the processes for applying, the Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships (ONSF) is hosting an info/help sessions at 5pm today in Greve 330. Full details can be found here: http://onsf.utk.edu/programming-overview/news-events/ In addition, students seeking appointments to discuss their application plans should e-mail email@example.com. ONSF also welcomes referrals from faculty/staff using the online form or via email.
The Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships is hosting a Fulbright Kick-Off & Open House this Tuesday, April 18, 4:00–6:00 p.m., in the McClung Tower 12th Floor Conference Room (Room 1210). It will be part social hour, part info session. ONSF will provide materials on the Fulbright application—including where/how to start and complete the UT preliminary application. They will also facilitate broader discussion about what the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is and how the campus process unfolds. UT students of all class years (including graduate students and soon-to-be alumni) are welcome, so feel free to drop by.
The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences has a position open for a graduate teaching assistant to co-teach Education 100, a service learning course for students interested in teaching at the PreK–12 level. Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter to Jamia Stokes at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is available on our Graduate Assistantships page and at ehhsstudentservices.utk.edu.