Brock Scholars Benefits and Maintenance Requirements

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All members in good standing of the Brock Scholars Program receive the following benefits:

  • Priority registration for classes

  • William E. Brock, Jr. Scholarship is renewable for eight semesters. The scholarship can be combined with other UTC scholarships. Recipients of the scholarship who live on campus are required to live in the Honors College Living Learning Community their freshman year.

  • Non-Tennessee residents receive a waiver of out-of-state tuition fees
  • Intensive personal academic advisement and guidance

  • Annual cultural stipend to attend selected symphony, opera, cinema and theatre performances

  • Opportunities to attend and make presentations at academic and professional conferences around the country, including the National Collegiate Honors Council conference

  • Opportunities to travel for academic credit with other Honors College students and faculty.

  • Program-sponsored social events and special programs throughout the year

Maintenance Requirements

To remain in good standing Brock Scholars must:

  • Maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA
  • Make at least 24 hours progress towards graduation each academic year
  • Make reasonable progress toward completion of the Brock Scholars curriculum, as determined by an Honors College advisor
  • Register for and attend the appropriate honors studies course (1000, 2000, 3000) each year
  • Maintain an e-portfolio demonstrating their learning and accomplishments
  • Apply and register for two semesters (four hours total) senior honors thesis
  • Abide by the rules of conduct for all students set forth in the UTC Student Handbook
  • Abide by the rules for Brock Scholars as determined by the Honors College staff and detailed in the Honors College Handbook