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The application for the 2010-2011 school year is now available. The application deadline is Febuary 15th, 2010.

2010-2011 Tennessee Governor's Academy Application Packet (pdf)Adobe pdf icon

This application packet includes the following sections:

  • Applicant Information
  • Activities and Accomplishments
  • Signatures and Releases
  • Recommendations (List of names)
  • Short Answer and Essay
  • Science Teacher Recommendation
  • Mathematics Teacher Recommendation
  • English Teacher Recommendation
  • Principal, Counselor, or Gifted/Talented Coordinator Recommendation

Please Note: The packet is a .pdf document, and can be viewed using the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, you can download a free copy from the Adobe website.

When starting the TGA application, be sure to read the entire packet before completing or distributing any portion of it. Pay particular attention to the Applicant Instructions on page two of the application. Good luck!

If you have any questions, please call Jeanne Brewin at 865-946-3763 or email us at

Please note: As TGA's grant is renewable each year, admission of students for the 2010-2011 school year is contingent upon funding.



For comparison, here is a link to 2009-2010 application:
2009-2010 Tennessee Governor's Academy Application Packet (pdf)Adobe pdf icon

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Tennessee Governor’s Academy
2730 Island Home Boulevard
Suite 201
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: (865) 946-3673