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Tennessee Fellowship for Graduate Excellence

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.

Tennessee Fellows admitted for fall 2021 will receive a fellowship of $15,000 per year for four years from the Graduate School. 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.

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