• Tennessee Governor's Schools 2021


         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, 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


    Governor's School Student Application Deadline     Location and Date  
    Agricultural Sciences (Application) January 15, 2021 University of Tennessee Martin May 29 - June 25, 2021  
    Arts (Application) December 1, 2020 Middle Tennessee State University June 5 - June 26, 2021  
    Business, Innovation & Technology (Application) January 15, 2021 Tennessee Technical University June 6 - July 3, 2021  
    Computational Physics (Application) January 15, 2021 Austin Peay State University June 6 - June 25, 2021  
    Emerging Technologies (Application) January 15, 2021 Tennessee Technological University May 30 - June 26, 2021  
    Humanities (Application) January 15, 2021 University of Tennessee Martin June 6 - July 2, 2021  
    Integration of Biological & Statistical Sciences (Application) January 15, 2021 East Tennessee State University May 23 - June 25, 2021  
    International Studies (Application) January 15, 2021 University of Memphis June 19 - July 17, 2021  
    Prospective Teachers (Application) January 15, 2021 University of Tennessee Chattanooga May 28 - June 25, 2021  
    The Sciences & Engineering (Application) January 15, 2021 University of Tennessee Knoxville May 30 - June 26, 2021  
    Scientific Exploration of Tennessee Heritage (Application) January 15, 2021 East Tennessee State University May 30 - June 25, 2021