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Apply to the Program

In order to be considered for the program, you must complete our online application and submit two letters of reference and a personal statement essay in a separate email. All instructions are on the application page which is linked below.

If you have questions regarding the application process, please email Dr. Sharon Jean-Philippe. Thank you for your interest in our program, and good luck!

Three Steps to Forestry Fellows

Step 1

Apply for general admission to the University of Tennessee

Step 2

Apply to be an MSP Forestry Fellow at The University of Tennessee

  • Complete application
  • Submit two letters of reference
  • Submit a personal statement

Step 3

Make sure you’re on track! View the Transfer Transition Guide for your school (2020-2021 information coming soon).

  • Columbia State Community College
  • Dyersburg State Community College
  • Jackson State Community College
  • Pellissippi State Community College
  • Roane State Community College
  • Walters State Community College
Collage of urban forestry students in the field an in a classroom and climbing gear.