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Connect Students to College and Career Opportunities

PLTW students have exclusive access to a variety of recognition opportunities including scholarships, preferred admission at colleges and universities, internships, industry connections, and other avenues to highlight their achievements.

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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC)

Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has developed an institutional excellence which rests on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American education. For 83 years, the University was a private school. In 1969, the University of Chattanooga and a junior college, Chattanooga City College, merged with the University of Tennessee, one of the oldest land-grant universities in the nation, to form the UTC campus. UTC has over 150 degree and undergraduate degrees and concentrations. 

In 1977, the UTC College of Engineering earned accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Our new $28 million, state-of-the-art facility was completed in 2003. We offer a number of B.S. degrees in engineering and computer science.

Our campus is also home to the UT SimCenter at Chattanooga. The mission of the center is to serve U.S. government and industry through integrated research and education in computational engineering.

Apply for PLTW Grant Opportunities Today!

The PLTW grant program, made possible through generous philanthropic gifts from partners, helps districts and schools across the country start new PLTW programs and expand their existing programs. To be considered for ongoing grant opportunities, PLTW invites you to submit your application today. PLTW accepts applications on a rolling basis, and once you’ve applied, your district or school will be considered for new opportunities as they become available.

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