Admission / Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid
Admission decisions are made without regard to financial need.

Bethany Denton is the University's Loan Specialist attached to the School of Letters. She may be reached at (931) 598-1312 or at

The William Peterfield Trent Scholarships
Applicants to the MA program can also apply for the William Peterfield Trent scholarship, named for the distinguished Sewanee English professor (1888-1900) and founding editor of the Sewanee Review. These merit-based scholarships will cover 20% of tuition and are renewable for each year the recipient continues to make satisfactory progress toward the degree.