Undergraduate Business Information & Technology (formerly MIS)  Scholarships

Dr. Mitzi Pitts MIS Scholarship

  • Declared BIT major
  • Must be a full time junior or senior
  • Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Preference given to students who demonstrate financial need and/ or are considered non-traditional age
  • Special consideration given to prior year's recipients who met criteria.

John Burton Tigrett Innovator & Entrepreneur Scholarship

  • Full-time undergraduate majoring in business
  • Must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Proven involvement and commitment to volunteer service
  • Must have demonstrated creativity, entrepreneurial aspirations and passion for innovation
  • Preference shall be given to students pursuing a degree in an academic program associated with the FedEx Institute of Technology, including but not limited to supply chain management, logistics and business information & technology.

BIT Advisory Council Scholarship

  • Candidates who are classified as juniors and/or seniors and have declared BIT as a major, and/are enrolled in 12 credits or more
  • Preference will be given to Tennessee and/ or Memphis metro students
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated financial need and/or considered non-traditional students
  • Must maintain a 3.0 or higher, cumulative GPA
  • Special consideration will be given to the prior year's recipients(s) provided that the student continues to meet or exceed set criteria

SIM Memphis Chapter Gary Lasko Memorial Scholarship

  • Declared BIT major
  • Must be a full time junior or senior
  • Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher

THE BRIAN AND LISA JANZ SCHOLARSHIP IN BUSINESS INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

  • A full-time underrepresented undergraduate student in the BIT Department, or, secondarily, the Management Department
  • A student who has completed 60 credit hours, or will completed 60 credit hours, prior to the semester the scholarship award would begin.
  • Special consideration will be given to the prior year’s recipient provided that the student continues to meet or exceed set criteria
  • Scholarship may be awarded for up to two years for undergraduate study within the Fogelman College of Business & Economics