Enrichment Opportunities on this page are listed in the order they have been received in the Counseling Office with the newest entries listed first. Deadline dates are given if they have been provided with the information. Where applicable, links to online applications and information will follow the description. Entries will be deleted from the list as the deadlines pass.
Applications Now Accepted for the 2020-21 Governor's School Program
We are pleased to announce that all eleven Governor’s Schools are now accepting applications for their 2020-21 summer programs. Each school offers a unique learning environment for students interested in one of the following disciplines: the arts, humanities, agriculture science, STEM programs, advanced mathematics, physics, leadership, international studies, Tennessee history, or potential teaching careers.
Each university host site offers a challenging and high-intensity program for rising 11th- and 12th-grade students nominated by high school faculty.
For additional information and application instructions, click here.
Application Window Open for 2020-21 United States Senate Youth Program
Applications are now being accepted from 11th- and 12th-grade students to participate in the United States Senate Youth Program.
During the Senate Youth Program, two Tennessee delegates will participate in the annual Washington Week event, which features a variety of unique sessions that promote a deep understanding of the structure of our national government. This year’s event will take place virtually over the course of 2–4 days, the week of March 15, 2021. The Hearst Foundation also offers selected state finalists a $10,000 undergraduate scholarship. The deadline to apply is December 4, 2020.
To apply for this opportunity, click here.
More information about the program and instructions to apply are available on TDOE’s Opportunities for Students webpage.
With questions, reach out to Charlotte Woehler, at Charlotte.Woehler@tn.gov.