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.