skip to main content columnskip to left navigationskip to horizontal navigation

University Honors Scholars

East Tennessee State University


Admission is competitive. 22 funded and 2 unfunded scholars are admitted each fall.

The University Honors Scholarship includes 8 semesters of support covering:

  • Tuition and most fees* (both in-state and out-of-state)
  • Standard semi-private on-campus housing** and meal plan**
  • Honors Allowance of $150/semester
    • Tennessee residents are expected to apply for the Hope Lottery Scholarship
    • Tennessee Hope Scholarships will be adjusted to conform with the maximum award allowed by the university
    • The Honors Allowance will increase to $500 as long as the Hope Scholarship remains available

*Tuition and fees for Winter session and Summer School are not included in the UHS Scholarship.

**Scholars may upgrade to a private room or more expensive residence hall or meal plan with scholars assuming the difference between standard and upgraded costs.

icon for left menu icon for right menu