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Fulbright Kick-Off and Open House

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.

Graduate Assistantship Position in CEHHS

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 More information is available on our Graduate Assistantships page and at

Boyd Venture Challenge Now Accepting Applications

The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation is accepting applications for the Boyd Venture Challenge through April 12. This seed fund grant awards up to $20,000 to startup companies owned by University of Tennessee, Knoxville students. Any legally formed company owned by a UT Knoxville or UT Institute of Agriculture undergraduate, master’s or PhD student is eligible to apply. To date, this fund has awarded $277,000 to 33 startups. For more information on submission requirements, visit

2017-2018 Graduate School Fellowships for New Students Awarded

The Graduate School is pleased to announce that the 2017–2018 Graduate School Fellowships for new students have been awarded. This includes the J. Wallace and Katie Dean Graduate Fellowships, the Isobel Griscom Graduate School Fellowship, the Seaton Graduate School Fellowships, the Herman E. Spivey Humanities Graduate Fellowships, the Lori Mayer Women’s Graduate Fellowships, and the Access and Diversity Graduate Fellowships. Find out more about the recipients of these fellowships.

Institute for Public Service Internships

The Institute for Public Service at the University of Tennessee is accepting resumes and letters of interest from graduate students for public service internships for the summer semester. Download more information about this program or you can visit the IPS website at for the program brochure and other information. If you have further questions, contact Steve Thompson at the Institute for Public Service at (865-974-9609). The deadline for applications is March 24, 2017.

Engineering Honors Program Position

The Engineering Honors Program will be hiring a graduate teaching assistant (GTA) for the 2017-2018 academic year to assist in the teaching of EF 157 (Fall) and EF 158 (Spring). Duties will include running recitation sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays, grading homework and exam problems, and assisting with setup and cleanup of recitation activities. Please consult with your thesis/dissertation advisor to make sure you are both aware of this commitment before submitting an application. This is a 20-hour-per-week assistantship and carries a tuition waiver, health insurance, and stipend ($16,000/yr). When applying, you will be asked to upload your most recent transcript/academic history and a resume. International student applicants must also submit TOEFL/IELTS and OPIc test results. Contact Dr. Kevin Kit ( with any questions. Applications review will continue until the position is filled.

McClure Scholarship Program Deadline in March

The W. K. McClure Scholarship Program offers UT students (undergraduate and graduate) financial awards up to $5000 to support study/research/creative projects abroad aimed at enhancing and promoting education for world responsibility. The scholarship can be applied to any project which offers the potential for the development of knowledge relative to significant issues or problems associated with world affairs and the reduction of international conflict, principally through legal, cultural, political, economic, social, and scientific studies. The deadline to apply is March 24, and applications can be done through

Graduate Assistantship Opening at the International House

The International House is hiring a graduate student to begin work between June 1 and July 1 of 2017. Applicants should have experience in the following: developing and implementing programs, supervising others, leading discussions/teaching, working with budgets, etc. Graduate Assistants keep the International House functioning on a daily basis. They not only help manage the facility 5 days a week, but they also serve as hosts to students from all over the world who come to UT. Get more information about this assistantship.

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