About

The mission of The Haslam Scholars Program is to foster intellectual curiosity and engage the moral sensibilities of scholars through curricular and co-curricular experiences.

The Haslam Scholars Program offers an exclusive curriculum, a shared study-abroad experience, independent research support and one-on-one access to leading faculty members, which cultivate outstanding scholars and instills in them a desire for life-long learning and inquiry. The mission of The Haslam Scholars Program is to foster intellectual curiosity and engage the moral sensibilities of scholars through curricular and co-curricular experiences. Haslam Scholars will demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly pursuits and use their abilities to influence public discourse on questions that shape society.
Program Highlights

  • Admits fifteen first-year students annually
  • Twenty-eight credit hours curriculum completed with a one-credit senior-year research colloquium
  • Curriculum includes general education seminars that provide orientation to key contemporary leadership challenges and which draw on the University of Tennessee’s recognized academic strengths in the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.
  • It also includes an all-expense paid study abroad programprofessional development and community service, and extensive faculty-mentored Honors Thesis research.