Named for Frederick T. Bonham, Class of 1909, The University of Tennessee Law School. This scholarship is a four-year award based on academic merit. It provides six (6) new recipients with $5,000 per year. Selections are made in the spring by the UT General Scholarship Committee.
Average GPA of recipients of the Bonham Scholarship is 4.0, with an average ACT/SAT of 31/1360.
"He was just a fabulous character...and would have been so delighted to see these wonderful students and hear of their accomplishments. It would have pleased him to know that he helped so many." --Mrs. Ruth Bonham Sutton, Bonham's Niece
Named for Dr. Andrew D. ("Andy") Holt, former President of the University of Tennessee, this is a four-year academic merit and leadership-based scholarship. It provides selected students with $5,000 per year.
This scholarship is shared across campuses of The University of Tennessee System, and is awarded as follows:
- UT Chattanooga....1
- **UT Knoxville.......4
- UT Martin............1
- *UT Memphis......5
*Actual stipends at UT Memphis will be based on a sliding scale from $3,000 to $10,000 depending on the tuition and fees of the college in which the recipient is enrolled.
The Manning Scholarship honors Peyton Manning, a 1998 alumnus, who distinguished himself through academic achievement, community involvement, and athletic accomplishments.
Scholarship assistance is $7,000 per year for four years. Minimum eligibility for the Manning Scholarship is a 3.7 High School GPA and 29 ACT (1280 SAT CR+M).
Established by then-president Andy Holt, this scholarship honors Gen. Robert R. Neyland, former head coach of the UT Volunteer football team and Athletic Director for The University of Tennessee.
The Neyland Scholarship is a four-year award based on academic merit and leadership, and is awarded to six (6) new recipients each year. Assistance is $7,000 per year for four years. Selections are made in the spring by the UT General Scholarship Committee. Average GPA of recipients is 4.0, with an average ACT/SAT of 31/1360.
"The state of Tennessee gave you Sam Houston and Davey Crockett, you gave us Bob Neyland. Now the score is even." —The late coach Herman Hickman, a former Tennessee All-American and Hall of Famer, to a gathering of Texans.
The Oldham Scholarships were created in 1999 through a generous gift from Mr. and Mrs. Dortch Oldham of Nashville.
Oldham Scholars may select any academic major. Scholarship assistance is $8,000 a year for four years, plus $1,500 stipend for travel support during the summer following the sophomore year. Oldham Scholars must be Tennessee residents.
Each year, Oldham Scholars participate in an excursion to a major metropolitan area to attend cultural events. Oldham Scholars are encouraged to further develop their leadership abilities through involvement in campus and community activities. Logistical benefits include preregistration, library, computing, and housing priorities, peer mentoring, and honors dinners.
Named for Fred M. Roddy, industrialist, inventor, and entrepreneur, and native of Blount County.
The Roddy Scholarship is a four year award, based on academic merit and leadership, that provides $5,000 per year. Four (4) new recipients are selected each year in the spring by the UT General Scholarship Committee. Average GPA for recipients is a 4.0, with ACT/SAT scores of 33/1450.
"He was a talented engineer and possessed a brilliant mind, but the characteristics that showed through most brilliantly were his total humanitarianism and his massive integrity..." —Employees of the Cumberland Engineering Company
Twenty-five entering students, including graduating high school students and transfer students, are chosen each year to become Tennessee Scholars. Selection is based upon academic merit, extracurricular and community activity, and creativity.
Scholarship support is $5,000 per year for four years, or for five years in standard five-year degree programs. Minimum eligibility for this award is a 3.7 High School GPA and 29 ACT (1280 SAT).
NOV 1 - Priority Applicants
To be eligible for any of the scholarships on this page, students must apply for both admission and scholarships by the priority deadline of November 1.
Recipients of Chancellor's Scholarships are invited to apply to join the Chancellor's Honors Program.
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