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Student Application

DUE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018

The Normandy Scholars Program is open to all undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Students selected for the program will register for a 3-credit-hour Normandy Scholars Seminar during spring semester 2019 and participate in a mini-term study trip to locations in England, France, and The Netherlands. All successful applicants will receive a $3,000 scholarship to be used to defray program costs.

Participants will be selected based on three main criteria, listed in order of importance: academic promise; the program’s goal of involving a cross-disciplinary group; and financial need. Interested students must have at least a 3.25 GPA and sophomore standing or higher at the time of application.

The application is made through the Study Abroad Office and will include:

  1. An essay of no more than 250 words addressing the question: “Why is it important for a society to commemorate or to memorialize past conflicts?”
  2. An essay of no more than 250 words explaining the potential of this program to contribute to your intellectual/academic development.
  3. The name and email address of one University of Tennessee, Knoxville faculty member who can comment on your abilities as a student (you have done coursework with them, or they have been involved in your research work). The faculty member does not have to write a letter, but you should ask them in advance if they are willing to serve as a reference.