Friday, November 08, 2019

UT Promise Scholarship is available
Current undergraduate students at any University of Tennessee system campus are now able to apply for the UT Promise Scholarship, a free tuition program for qualifying students who are Tennessee residents and who's home has a family income of less than $50,000. The "last dollar scholarship" program guarantees it will pay tuition and fees for participants after they've exhausted other financial aid offers. The program has received 2,560 applications to date from first-time-in-college freshmen. "I am thrilled that we are able to offer this scholarship to our current undergraduate students who attend our UT campuses across the state," says UT President Randy Boyd. "We are committed to helping our students achieve their dream of obtaining an undergraduate degree, and the UT Promise scholarship helps alleviate some of the financial burden many college students face." Current UT students wishing to apply for UT Promise must complete the UT Promise Application for current UT students by Feb. 1, 2020, file the FAFSA and complete eight hours of community service by July 1, 2020. Students must be enrolled full-time, and be eligible for the Tennessee HOPE scholarship.


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Thursday, June 04, 2020

  • Catons Grove shooting
  • Cades Cove Loop is restricted
  • Jobless claims
  • Vote by mail
  • Black Tennessee lawmakers call for addresing racial issues
  • Medic needs blood
  • Black lawmakers call for respect for everyone
  • Planning Commission to hold public hearing
  • Cades Cove to be closed to vehicles on Wednesdays
  • State parks for community service hours
  • Majors dead at 85

    Wednesday, June 03, 2020

  • Mantooth Butcher shop fire
  • Cocke County early voting moves
  • Financial Stimulus Accountability Group
  • RNC national convention may come to Tennessee
  • Beth Freeman has died
  • Livestock scam

    Tuesday, June 02, 2020

  • Evans is terminated
  • Cocke Countians rally for Floyd
  • Free fishing on Saturday
  • Gasoline prices move up
  • Stonefly is coming for Rhythm on the River

    Monday, June 01, 2020

  • Cocke County crash
  • Tennessee protests against racism
  • UT Athletics statement
  • Alexander on WHO
  • Teen cyclist dies in Smokies

    Sunday, May 31, 2020

  • Cruise Against Cancer