Founded in 2008 upon a generous gift from Jimmy and Dee Haslam and Jim and Natalie Haslam, the Haslam Scholars Program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has flourished as a unique and diverse honors enrichment program in which top students learn from and with one another through a series of integrated, interdisciplinary seminars and extracurricular experiences. Haslam Scholars serve as high-profile undergraduate leaders whose lofty academic ambitions match those of the program and the institution.
Haslam Scholars News
Last week, Chancellor Cheek visited the senior Haslam Scholars seminar to inform Daniel Aycock, Blair Kuykendall, and Akshitha Yarrabothula that they have been selected for the prestigious Torchbearer award. The Torchbearer is the highest honor the university awards to its students. Since 2007, between 5 and 8 students have received the Torchbearer, awarded for students who “have served their [...]
We are pleased to announce the 2013 Haslam Scholars Program Finalists. Finalists visited campus last weekend for the Sixth Annual Haslam Scholars Program Interview Weekend (March 8-10) and are guaranteed a Chancellor’s Scholarship. This year, the Haslam Scholars Program reviewed hundreds of nominations and self-nominations and selected an incredibly impressive group of Semi-Finalists, all of whom [...]