The Tennessee Fellowship for Graduate Excellence is the signature graduate fellowship program at the University of Tennessee. This prestigious fellowship is offered to top incoming doctoral students at UT. Recipients of this award are known as Tennessee Fellows.
A Tennessee Fellow will receive $10,000 a year for four years, as well as a tuition waiver and a graduate assistantship. These Tennessee Fellows will join an elite group of the nation’s top graduate students who have chosen the University of Tennessee for their graduate education.Nomination Information for Faculty and Staff