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College of Arts and Sciences Scholarships

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

*** NEW INFORMATION ***

The Tiger Scholarship Manager is the new, secure, online system that offers a centralized location for all scholarship opportunities at the University of Memphis.

The New System offers a centralized, searchable database, an online application process, tools to help match you to eligible scholarships, and tools to upload supportive documents (i.e. resumes, essays, recommendations letters, financials, etc.)

The new system will automatically notify you when you are selected for awards. You can login to your secure, online account to review requirements and accept your awards. 

To access the new system, login to the UofM portal > Go to the Accounts Tab > Click on the Tiger Scholarship link on the Scholarships Channel. How To Guide

The application deadline is April 3, 2014.

 


Departmental Scholarships in the
College of Arts and Sciences

The following scholarships are offered by departments in the College of Arts and Sciences and by the Dean's office of the College. For more information about any of these scholarships, please contact the individual named for each department. To apply for these scholarships, please use the new, secure, online Tiger Scholarship Manager.

By Department

Army ROTC

CONTACT: armyrotc@memphis.edu

The Department of Military Science Website provides additional information on scholarships.
  • Army ROTC-funded merit-based 2, 3, and 4 YR scholarships
  • Special STEM and Language Scholarships
  • University-funded Leadership Scholarships

Our scholarship page is at www.memphis.edu/armyrotc/scholarships.htm


Biological Sciences

CONTACT PERSON: Martha Brown

  • Botany Book and Scholarship Fund
  • Edward T. Browne Biology Scholarship
  • Goldye Feinstone Endowed Fund
  • Dr. Virginia M. Norton and Dan Norton Scholarship
  • Priscilla S. Rushton Biology Scholarship
  • Dr. Omar E. Smith Enrichment Fund Scholarship

Chemistry

CONTACT PERSON: Peter Bridson

The Department of Chemistry Website provides additional information on scholarships.

  • CIBA Specialty Chemicals Scholars Fund
  • J. C. Williams Memorial Scholarship
  • William H. Zuber Memorial Scholarship

Computer Science

CONTACT PERSON: Kriangsiri Malasri

  • Matt Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Peter I. Neathery Memorial Scholarship
  • Peter I. Neathery Fellowship Fund [graduate]

Visit the Department of Computer Science website for additional information.


Criminology and Criminal Justice

CONTACT PERSON: Randy Dupont

  • Judge Kenneth A. Turner Scholarship
  • The Jamille Kizer Book Scholarship
  • The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – Mid-South Chapter Book Scholarship

Earth Sciences

CONTACT PERSON: Jerry Bartholomew

  • Julius Augustus Davies Anthropology Fellowship [graduate]
  • Lounsbury Geology Scholarship
  • Dr. Paul H. Sisco, Sr., Memorial Scholarship

English

CONTACT PERSON: Dale Williams [undergraduate]; Sarah Ellis [graduate]

  • Emalie Appleton Brooks Memorial Endowed Scholarship [undergraduate]
  • Elizabeth Phillips Memorial Scholarship [undergraduate]
  • Mid-South Society for Technical Communication Scholarship [undergraduate or graduate]
  • Graduate Research Award [graduate]
  • Dr. Lawrence and Sarah Wynn Fellowship [graduate]
  • Dr. Lawrence and Sarah Wynn Scholarship for the Study of Romantic and Victorian Literature [graduate]
  • William and Martha Donigan Scholarship [graduate]
  • Ruth and Henry Loeb Scharff Scholarship [graduate]

Foreign Languages

CONTACT PERSON: William J Thompson

  • Mary Pettus Thomas Memorial Scholarship

History

CONTACT PERSON: Karen Bradley

  • Bob Baker Memorial Scholarship
  • Paul R. Coppock Scholarship in History and Journalism [awarded every other year in History]
  • Belle McWilliams Scholarship
  • Ruth and Harry Woodbury Fellowship [graduate]

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

CONTACT PERSON: Robert Blanton

  • Memphis in May International Festival International Studies Scholarship

Judaic Studies

CONTACT PERSON: Joy Clay

  • Bornblum Judaic Studies Teacher Training Scholarship

Mathematical Sciences

CONTACT PERSON: James Campbell

  • R.P. and Dorothy Clark Scholarship
  • Kaltenborn Mathematics Scholarship
  • Mathematical Sciences Enrichment Fund Scholarship

Philosophy

CONTACT PERSON: Hoke Robinson

  • Carroll Bowman Scholarship
  • Craig R. Garrett Memorial Scholarship
  • Spindel Dissertation Fellowship [graduate]

Physics

CONTACT PERSON: M. Shah Jahan

  • Albert H. Woollett Scholarship

Political Science

CONTACT PERSON: Matthias Kaelberer

  • Morris Fair Memorial Scholarship

Psychology

CONTACT PERSON: Marion Powless

  • Dr. Roland Frye Achievement Award [graduate]


College Scholarships [not discipline-specific]

The following scholarships are for undergraduate students only, unless otherwise indicated. All scholarships have been awarded for the 2013-2014 academic year.  An announcement will be posted here during the Spring semester indicating the procedure and deadline for applying for scholarships for 2014-2015.

Please review the information for the scholarships below to see if you qualify. If you still have questions, contact Dr. Eric Link, Assistant Dean.

Reed C. Baskin Legacy Scholarship in honor of Mildred and Carl Baskin

This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in any discipline in the College of Arts and Sciences who has a minimum ACT score of 23, who lives in the Mid-South region, and who is a proven leader in the community.  Recipients must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and participate in fifteen hours of community service.

College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Chapter Book Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students who are enrolled full-time as juniors or seniors in the College of Arts and Sciences, and who have a minimum GPA of 3.25.

General Herbert L. Grills Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in any discipline in the College of Arts and Sciences. Freshmen with a minimum ACT of 27, and upperclassmen with a minimum GPA of 2.80 are eligible. Students must be enrolled full-time.

Dr. Roger Hiatt Pre-Med Studies Scholarship

The recipients of this scholarship shall be students enrolled at the University of Memphis and pursuing Pre-Med Studies. Preference will be given to rising sophomores and juniors with a minuimum cumulative GPA of 3.50, reflecting academic success at the University and promise in medical school. Recipients may reapply for funding for a subsequent year providing they maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.

Huey's Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in any discipline in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Students must be enrolled full-time and have proven academic merit.

Dr. Russell A. Jones Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to seniors majoring in Biology, Chemistry, or a related science discipline, and who are pursuing careers at physicians. Recipients must be full-time students, and have and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 overall and in their major.

Matthew Seth McGaughran Scholarship

The recipients of this scholarship shall be qualified and deserving students enrolled at The University of Memphis.  Scholarship recipients shall be students pursuing a degree in History, Sociology, or Geography through the College of Arts and Sciences, have a minimum ACT score of 23, or a grade point average of 3.00.  Preference will be given to high-ability students with a demonstrated financial need.

Dr. H. Franklin Miller Memorial Scholarship

This award(s) shall be given to junior or senior pre-dentistry students enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Recipients must demonstrate a financial need and have a 3.25 GPA. Applicants must submit one letter of recommendation and a statement on their interest in a career in dentistry.

Joseph N. Mitchell and Nancy Mitchell Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to transfer students who have normally completed two years of college from a four-year institution or an Associates Degree from a community college. Students must be enrolled full-time, with a declared major in the College of Arts and Sciences. They must maintain a GPA of 3.25. There is a possibility of renewal for a total of four semesters. Candidates must apply each year for renewed support.

Marcus Orr Humanities Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a degree in the Humanities (English, Foreign Languages, Philosophy, History, Art History, or Musicology). Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 or other demonstrated potential for academic distinction. Students must be enrolled full-time.

Dr. Naseeb Shaheen Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, or Geography who plan to become high school teachers in one or more of these subjects. Students must be enrolled full-time, be classified at juniors, seniors, or entering MAT/Secondary Licensure students, display financial need, maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50, and be residents of Tennessee or of one of the following: Desoto or Marshall County in Mississippi, Crittenden County in Arkansas.

Thomas N. Stern Pre-Med Scholarship endowed by the Stern Cardiovascular Center

This scholarship is awarded to students pursuing pre-med studies.  Preference is given to seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.50, with demonstrated financial need, acceptance into medical school, and a permanent address that is within a 75-mile radius of the University of Memphis.

The Undergraduate Scholarship Office at the University of Memphis awards hundreds of academic scholarships each year to entering freshmen. All scholarships are awarded for the academic year (Fall and Spring semesters).

Scholarships are awarded based on information submitted on the University of Memphis admissions application. A separate scholarship application is not required unless noted.

The deadline for admission to the University of Memphis for scholarship consideration is March 1. Visit their website for information on U of M scholarships.

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