Apply to be
a Student Speaker
If you're a student with an original "Idea Worth Spreading", we'd love to hear from you! For our upcoming TEDx event, we're searching for a UTK student with an idea deserving of a wider audience, an idea that can engage and inspire our community. Apply now for your chance to take the stage at TEDxUTK 2019!
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the event?
Our next event is in April 2019. We're still working on the exact date.
When can I apply?
Our deadline has been extended! We're accepting applications until 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 17th, 2019.
What happens after I apply?
Our speaker selection team will review all applications and select finalists for consideration.
How will I know if I'm selected as a finalist?
We'll let you know via email either way.
Are there any special requirements?
You'll need to be available for an in-person interview.
I'm not a student, can I still apply?
I know someone who might be interested.
Anyone can be nominated at Students should visit
I have a question you didn't answer.
How can I find out more?
Send us a message using our contact form.
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Why would you like to be a student speaker?
What new "Idea Worth Spreading" would you like to share?
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