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University Scholars Program

  • $5,000 per year scholarship for each year of participation
  • $20,000 for four years
  • Minimum academic requirements for qualification are a 28 ACT and 3.5 GPA
  • Fifteen students selected by program directors are allowed into the program each year with a maximum of 60 students in the program at one time
  • Students must maintain a 3.3 cumulative grade point average to continue in the program and participate in a special ten-semester hour curriculum for University Scholar students
  • Students who successfully complete the program graduate with the distinction of "University Scholar"
  • How to Apply: Must turn in a University Scholars Application and attend the Scholars Prospect Weekend
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Students will be notified of this award with an offer letter.

Chancellor's Award

  • $3,000 per year scholarship for each year of participation
  • $12,000 for four years
  • Minimum requirements are 28 ACT and 3.5 GPA
  • Limited number of awards
  • To be eligible to continue the award, the student must have a 3.2 GPA at the end of two semesters and each Spring semester thereafter. Recipients must be full time students and participate in seminars and attend lectures with distinguished campus visitors.
  • How to Apply: Your admission application is your application for this scholarship.
  • Deadline: Must apply by February 1
  • Students will be notified with a scholarship award offer letter if they are eligible.

Deans Scholarship

  • $1,500 per year scholarship for each year of participation
  • $6,000 for four years
  • Minimum requirements are 25 ACT and 3.5 GPA
  • Limited number of awards
  • To be eligible to continue award, the student must have a 3.0 GPA at the end of the two semesters and each Spring semester thereafter.
  • During the freshman year, students have the option of participating in seminars and attending public lectures with distinguished campus visitors (scholars, leaders, or artists)
  • How to Apply: Your admission application is your application for this scholarship.
  • Deadline: Must apply by February 1
  • Students will be notified with a scholarship award offer letter if they are eligible.

Leaders-In-Residence

  • $1,000 for freshman year
  • Available to student council presidents, Beta Club, Honor Society President, Senior Class President and state officers in any student organizations and JROTC Battalion Commanders.
  • Students must meet regular admission requirements (19 and 3.0 GPA or 21 ACT and 2.7 GPA)
  • No limit on number of awards
  • Must apply for admission by February 1.
  • Recipients must participate in a special leadership development program and live in residence halls. Students may compete for residence hall staff positions which are worth approximately $6,000 per year.
  • Students will be notified with a scholarship award offer letter/
  • Click here for application

Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship

  • Must be recipient of Girl Scouts of America Gold Award
    • Send documentation to the Admissions Office
  • Must have 21 ACT and 3.0 GPA minimum
  • $800 per year for four years
  • Must live in residence hall
  • Student will be notified of award if they qualify.

Harold Conner Scholarship

  • $500 - $3,000 base award (specific guidelines are available)
  • This scholarship is available to Tennessee high school graduates.
  • To be eligible, students must have a minimum ACT of 21 and a 3.25 high school grade point average.
  • The Admissions Office, in conjunction with Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, will make the selection from eligible scholarship applications.
  • Awards will be made on the basis of the high school academic and leadership record and ACT score.
  • To be eligible to continue the award, the student must have a 3.0 GPA at the end of two semesters and each Spring semester thereafter. Recipients must be full time students and participate in seminars and attend lectures with distinguished campus visitors.
  • Preference will be given to students from underrepresented groups.
  • How to Apply: Your admissions application will be reviewed for this scholarship and you will be sent an application form if you are eligible.
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Students will be notified of this award with an offer letter.

Music Scholarship

  • $300 - $1000 per year
  • Awarded by audition to students regardless of major
  • Renewable each academic year

Band Scholarship

  • $300 - $1000 per year
  • Awarded by audition to students regardless of major
  • Renewable each academic year

Army R.O.T.C. Scholarship

  • The U.S. Army offers four, three, and two-year scholarships to qualified men and women on the merit basis. They pay for tuition and fees(or room and board), books,and related academic expenses.
  • In addition, a tax free subsistence allowance of approximately $3,000-$5,000 per year is provided to students who enroll in the advance course or for each year an ROTC scholarship is in effect.
  • In addition to the above, the University of Tennessee at Martin will provide $2,000 per year dormitory scholarships to recipients of the ROTC scholarships.

Premium Out-of-State Tuition (POST) Scholarship

Financial Award

  • $7,800 per year (approximate)

Qualifications

  • Meet regular admission requirements
  • Live in UTM housing for the first two years
  • Purchase a 15-meal plan for the first two years
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Freshman Scholarship

Financial Award

  • $500 to $1,000 (selective) first-year scholarship

Qualifications

  • ACT: 20+ (or SAT 940+) and GPA: 3.0+
  • Selective

How to Apply: Your admissions application will be reviewed for this scholarship and you will be sent an application form if you are eligible.

  • Deadline: February 1
  • Students will be notified of this award with an offer letter.

Honors Seminar Out-of-State Tuition Waiver

(February 1 application deadline)

 

Financial Award

  • Waiver of out-of-state tuition (approximate value of $14,000 per year)

Qualifications

 

ACT: 25-27 (or SAT 1130-1240) and GPA: 3.5+*

  • Must participate in Honors Seminar Program and maintain a 3.2 +* GPA
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Beginning freshmen only

ACT: 28+ (or SAT 1250+) and GPA: 3.5+*

  • Eligible for University Scholars (selective) or Chancellor's Award.
  • Must participate in University Scholars Program (selective) and maintain a 3.3+* GPA or Honors Seminar Program and maintain a 3.2+* GPA
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Beginning freshmen only

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Transfer Scholarship

  • $1,000 - $2,000 award
  • 3.0 cumulative college GPA
  • Proven collegiate/community service activity
  • Proven leadership activity in college or community
  • Selection process
  • How to Apply: Your admissions application will be reviewed for this scholarship and you will be sent an application form if you are eligible.
  • Students will be notified of this award with an offer letter.

Valedictorian Recognition Award

  • One-year award
  • $1,000 stipend
  • Minimum 23 ACT is required
  • Selection process
  • How to Apply: Your admissions application is your application for this scholarship.
  • Students will be notified of this award with an offer letter.

Alumni Andrew D. Holt Scholarship

The Andrew D. Holt Scholars Program memorializes UT’s former president Dr. Andy Holt for his efforts to build the university’s scholarship program during his 20-year association with the institution. The most prestigious scholarship awarded by the University of Tennessee Alumni Association, the Andrew D. Holt scholarship recognizes students who have demonstrated academic merit and leadership skills.

 

Alumni Andrew D. Holt Scholarship

  • How to Apply: Your admissions application is your application for this scholarship.
  • Students will be notified of this award with an offer letter.

Joe and Pat Johnson Student Alumni Scholarship

The Joe and Pat Johnson Student Alumni Scholarship is awarded to one student at each undergraduate campus. The $2,500 scholarship is awarded to an outstanding member of the campus student alumni organizations, respectively (i.e. Student Alumni Council in Chattanooga, Undergraduate Alumni Council in Martin, and Student Alumni Associates in Knoxville), who has served the alumni association and his/her campus.

 

The student must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a current student alumni association organization member who meets requirements concerning service and devotion to the UT Alumni Association and student alumni organization
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student and full-time academic standing in the prior year
  • If no student qualifies for the scholarship in a particular year, the Student Alumni Scholarship will not be awarded.

Please see your Student Alumni Association representative for more information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Elam Alumni Legacy Scholarship

UT Martin alumni and their families are part of our family. That's why the UT Alumni Association - Martin Office is proud to offer the Elam Alumni Legacy Scholarship Program. The Elam Alumni Legacy Scholarship program benefits family members of alumni who want to attend UTM.

 

Who is eligible to be considered for an Elam Alumni Legacy Scholarship?

  • Students must be incoming freshmen (Award is for freshman year only);
  • He or she must be the child/stepchild, or grandchild of a UTM alumnus/alumna who has demonstrated a commitment to the university;
  • Students should demonstrate good academic standing and good citizenship through extracurricular activities.
  • 3.0 High School GPA and a minimum 21 ACT;
  • Applicant must be able to respond yes to questions on the UT Martin Undergraduate Admission Application referring to parents and if they are graduates of UTM. A letter of invite to the student will be mailed from data received from the application process. An application will be e-mailed electronically to the applicant and will be reviewed by the Alumni Legacy Scholarship Committee.
  • How to apply: Click here for application
  • Deadline: August 1
  • Students will be notified of the award by the Alumni Legacy Scholarship Committee.