Roan Nomination / Selection Process

Roans at Capital Building
Selection timeline for the 2014-2015 academic year: 
Nomination files sent to high schools Mid-August 2014                                   
Deadline to submit nominations October 21, 2014
Roan information session (ETSU Fall Open House) November 1, 2014
Regional interviews conducted November 10-14, 2014
Nominees notified of status; finalists invited to campus Week of November 17, 2014
Roan finalist interviews conducted January 6, 2015
Roan Class of 2019 notified Week of January 12, 2015
Deadline to accept Roan scholarship Late-January / early February 2015

Regional interviews are conducted by committees made up of community leaders, chosen because they exhibit the same types of qualities and characteristics we look for in our Scholars. Finalist interviews are conducted by the Roan Steering Committee.

Admission to East Tennessee State University is a separate, but required, component of the Roan nomination process. Students must complete their ETSU application no later than October 21, 2014. To apply, coordinate directly with the Admissions Office: