• Tennessee Governor's Schools 2022


         The Tennessee Governor's Schools provide eleven challenging and high-intensity summer programs for rising 11th and 12th grade students (Current 10th and 11th).  Each school offers a unique learning environment for students interested in the following programs.  Qualified students will be in the top decile of their class (3.5 GPA or higher) and have an intereste in the selected program.

         This is a fun and rewarding experience for qualified students.  It will look good on college and scholarship applications, give you a taste of what college will be like, qualifies you as a graduate with distinction, and may give you the opportunity to earn college credits.  Participating students will live in on-campus housing and eat in the dining halls.  Concerts, plays, movies, and special events are scheduled for after hours and the weekends. Students are also free to take part in on-campus activities. There is a grant that covers tuition, but there may be an activity fee for each governor's school

         Students interested in participating in a Governor's School should obtain the application Here. Interested students should also fill out This Form to let counselors know that you are interested so that they can help you with printing, gathering, and submitting all application materials by the deadline.  If you have other questions please contact samuel.jacks@knoxschools.org


    Current Governor’s School Programs

    Governor's School Student Application Deadline     Location and Date  

    Agricultural Sciences (Application)

    January 15, 2022

    University of Tennessee Martin, May 28 - June 24, 2022


    Arts (Application)

    December 1, 2021

    Middle Tennessee State University, June 4 - June 25, 2022


    Technological Innovation and Business Leadership Technology (Application)

    January 15, 2022

    Tennessee Technical University, June 5 - July 2, 2022


    Computational Physics (Application)

    January 15, 2022

    Austin Peay State University, June 5 – June 24, 2022


    Emerging Technologies (Application)

    January 15, 2022

    Tennessee Technological University, June 4 – July 1, 2022


    Humanities (Application)

    January 15, 2022

    University of Tennessee Martin, June 5 - July 1, 2022


    Integration of Biological & Statistical Sciences (Application)

    January 15, 2022

    East Tennessee State University, May 29 - July 1, 2022


    International Studies (Application)

    January 15, 2022

    University of Memphis, June 4 - July 2, 2022


    Prospective Teachers (Application)

    January 15, 2022

    University of Tennessee Chattanooga, May 27 - June 24, 2022


    The Sciences & Engineering (Application)

    January 15, 2022

    University of Tennessee Knoxville, May 29 - June 25, 2022


    Scientific Exploration of Tennessee Heritage (Application)

    January 15, 2022

    East Tennessee State University, May 29 - June 24, 2022