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A UT education changes the course of a person’s life. When you support scholarships, you remove barriers to Rocky Top and transform the future for Vols and their families.

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New graduates throwing up their caps in front of the Torchbearer

of first-year students

attend UT thanks to financial aid or scholarships.



awarded in 2023, thanks to the generosity of Vols like you.

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Alumni Chapter Scholarships

Each of our 42 alumni chapters award scholarships to students who hail from their region. Click below to learn more about alumni chapters and how you can support their scholarships.

Find out more about our Alumni Scholarship Challenge…coming soon!

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Alumni Council Scholarships

Our Special Interest and Diversity councils award scholarships to students who represent their communities. Click below to learn more about alumni councils and how you can support their scholarships.

Learn More About Council Scholarships

What are Tri-Star Scholarships?

The Tri-Star Scholarship Program expands Tennessee residents’ access to a transformational UT education through three scholarships: Pledge, UT Promise, and Flagship.

Our goal is to ensure that all in-state students who qualify academically have a pathway to UT free of financial barriers.

Learn About Tri-Star Scholarships

What Is a Scholarship Endowment?

Endowed gifts propel educational excellence, permanently.

An endowment fund remains intact in perpetuity, and its earnings support the area designated by the donor, whether it be student scholarships, faculty, or a college program.

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Students on Scholarship

Meet the Vols awarded 2023 alumni chapter and council scholarships.

Meet Scholarship Recipients

Gifts to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are processed by the UT Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that is the preferred channel for all private contributions that benefit students and faculty at the University of Tennessee. Learn more.