Apply to be a Student Speaker
NOTE: No upcoming TEDxUTK events
are currently scheduled.
Applications are currently closed for our next event. Check back to see when the next opportunity to apply opens.
Frequently Asked Questions
When and where is the event?
No upcoming TEDxUTK events are currently scheduled.
When can I apply?
The application window is currently closed. Check back to find out when you can apply again.
What happens after I apply?
Once all applications have been received, our speaker selection committee will review all entries 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. Generally, all applicants should be notified about a week after the application deadline.
Can anyone take part? Are there any special requirements?
You'll need to be a UTK student available for an in-person interview and available to work with our speaker development team leading up to the event.
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 or reach out on Facebook or Instagram.
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