The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Office of Diversity & Community Relations

Haslam College of Business

BETS - Business Education for Talented Students

The 2018 BETS Program dates are June 13th-23rd, 2018.

Deadline to apply for the BETS Program is March 31, 2018

What is BETS? - Business Education for Talented Students
The BETS Program is a ten-day residential program at the University of Tennessee Haslam College of Business. The program is designed to introduce high school students from diverse backgrounds to the various fields of business (Accounting, Economics, Management, Finance, Human Resources Management, Public Administration and Marketing).

Program Overiview
The program is designed to help students explore the dynamic world of business and business careers. Students will have an opportunity to participate in the preparation and presentation of a challenging team project. Additionally, the students will have opportunities to interact with diverse professionals from business and government, as well as visit and observe them and their work.

Who May Apply?
The BETS program is open to under-represented students (i.e., Native American, African American, Asian American, Hispanic), first generation college students or students on free or reduced lunch who are entering the 12th grade in Fall 2018, with a 3.0+GPA

How to Apply
Applications may be submitted online at The application deadline is March 31, 2018.

If you have any further questions please feel free to contact the Program Coordinator:

Destiny Sirivong
Coordinator of Pre-Collegiate Programs
Haslam College of Business
University of Tennessee
330 Haslam Business Building
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: (865) 974-5632
Fax: (865) 974-1766
Email: or

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