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Dr. Marva Rudolph Scholarship

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Established in 2014, the Marva Rudolph Fund honors the life and legacy of Marva Rudolph, a long-term employee and champion of equity, diversity, and inclusion at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Rudolph was passionate about students and creating respectful and inclusive living, learning, and working environments. The fund was created to assist students in their personal development as it relates to diversity and inclusion and to support their initiatives to build a more accessible, equitable and welcoming campus community.

The application period has now closed. Congratulations to our 2021 scholarship recipients!

2021 Marva Rudolph Scholarship Recipients on stage together.

Graduate Students

Dailee Metts
Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries

Indrani Singh
PhD in Teacher Education

Isis West
Masters in Public Health, Epidemiology

Joseph Winberry
Information Sciences

Lufuno Phophi
Comparative and Experimental Medicine

Nitesh Shah
Civil Engineering

Riley Krotz
Marketing

Samira Tamimi
Public Health

Savannah Clay
Doctorate of Nursing Practice

Tamesha Bolden
Accounting

Undergraduate Students

Abdullah Salim
Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology

Ahmon Watkins
Agricultural Communications

Allison Fordyce
Psychology

Ameuia Oatis
Biological Sciences

Andrew Davis
English Literature / WGS

Annie Duran Perez
Child and Family Studies

Ariel Lane
Mechanical Engineering

Aybüke Erdem
Political Science

Bryanna Fayne
Animal Science

Carmen Danley
Human Resources Management

Chantel Simpson
Special Education

Christian David Rivera
Marketing

Christina Abigail Saulsberry
Business Management & Sociology

Courtney Tolbert
Animal Science

Daijah Nabors
Social Work

Donna Mitchell
Journalism & Electronic Media

Gregory Whited
College Scholars: Intersectionality and the Human Body

Isabella Malone
Industrial Engineering

Jacob Abdu
Interior Architecture

Jada Palmer
Therapeutic Recreation

JeJuan Henderson
Theatre

Jessica Olatt
Neuroscience

Jesus Monarrez
Child and Family Studies

Joelle Jarjoura
Business Analytics

Kassidy Boone
Mechanical Engineering

Kayla Mccracken
Neuroscience, Psychology

Kevin Malone
Finance

Kya Swint
Kinesiology

Kyle Siegel
Business Analytics

Madeline McAlister
Anthropology / DDHR

Madison Allen
Nuclear Engineering

Mya Pinson
Aerospace Engineering

Preston Ruth
Mechanical Engineering

Ricardo Crescencio
Aerospace Engineering

Rickisha Rodgers
English – Creative Writing & Cinema Studies

Ridhwan Shakil
Psychology

Selecia Mathis
Audiology and Speech Language Pathology

Stephanie Sauceda
Human Resource Management

Swasti Mishra
Computer Science

Sydney Hillman
Anthropology

Sydni Lollar
Biomedical Engineering

Tasimba Jonga
Chemical Engineering

Teesha Brown
Industrial and Systems Engineering

Trevor Thompson
Architecture

Dr. Marva Rudolph Scholarship Application Form

Application instructions: Please complete the form below by January 31, 2021. Applicants will be notified of their selection by February 15.
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