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We’re so excited you or your student may be applying for the ASPIRE Scholarship Program! Here is some information on the application process. If you have any questions, email us at!

Steps to submit your application:

  1. Apply to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville online either directly through the UT Knoxville application or the Common App by December 15th, 2018.
  2. Fill out the following application: ASPIRE application
  3. Fill out the ASPIRE Scholarship application by December 15th, 2018.
  4. Double check to make sure you submitted your ASPIRE Scholarship application by receiving a confirmation email or emailing
  5. Wait until you hear back from us regarding your application status. If you are a good fit, we will invite you to interview.


December 15th, 2018: Applications to UT, Knoxville and the ASPIRE Scholarship are due

February, 2019: Applicants will be informed if they receive an interview invitation

March, 2019: Interviews will take place, either by phone or video conferencing

April, 2019: Applicants will be notified of final decision