Outreach

Marian E. Oates Award

CEEMS has assumed responsibility for the selection of the Marian E. Oates Teacher Enrichment Award. The award was established by UT alumnus Marian Oates to encourage education related to earth and environmental sciences and conservation. This professional development scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding middle school science teacher from one of the following Tennessee counties: Anderson, Blount, Grainger, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Roane, Sevier, and Union.

Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

TJSHS is an annual scientific research competition that gives high school students the opportunity to present original research in a public forum. The top three winners receive scholarships, which can be used at any college or university upon graduation, and the top two TJSHS winners will receive an all expense-paid trip to attend the national JSHS and compete for additional scholarships.