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Graduate Advancement & Training Education (GATE) Fellowships

The University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute (UT-ORII) supports collaborative research between UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory by awarding assistantships and fellowships to students enrolled in programs at UT. UT-ORII anticipates funding 10-15 Science Alliance-supported fellowships.

The GATE fellowship program allows graduate students to focus on their thesis research and supports GRAs. GTAs are not permitted. The fellowship awards a 12-month GRA appointment, including $34,000 stipend, tuition wavier, fees and health insurance. GATE fellowship recipients must be able to begin August 1, 2024.

Proposals must be submitted via InfoReady by November 30, 2023. Additional information and application instructions can be found on the UT-ORII website.