Ready to Apply?

Our application for the Class of 2020 will be made available here in mid-September 2018 and we will begin accepting applications on October 1, 2018! 

When available, you will download and complete our application then email it to, or simply put it in the hands of Rick Kuhlman yourself if you live around Knoxville. He loves meeting new people, so never hesitate to give him a ring. Regardless of how you turn it in, be yourself. We can't wait to meet you, and if you decide to apply we encourage you to come see us. We love putting a face and personality with an application.

Get to Know the Knoxville Fellows Staff:

The Knoxville Fellows are based right in the heart of the city in Market Square. Come by and say hey. Our Director, Rick Kuhlman, would love to meet you and talk with you.  


Rick Kuhlman, Director

Rick grew up right here in Knoxville. He attended UT-Knoxville and is a retired colonel from the US Air Force. Rick has been the Director of Knoxville Fellows since the very first class eleven years ago. He is passionate about people, community, sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ & making life a grand adventure.

Makayla White

Communications, Programming & Development Coordinator

Originally from Waynesville, NC and graduating with a degree in Non-Profit Public Relations from Appalachian State University, Makayla was a Knoxville Fellow in Class 9 (2015-2016). She began work as a full-time staff member in May of 2017.


4 Market Square
Suite 303C
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: 865.544.4427


More questions? Send us a note. We can assist you with inquiries regarding applications, donations, or any other questions you may have.

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