LCON RN to BSN Scholarships

The Loewenberg College of Nursing is grateful for our many alumni and friends who are committed to the education of professional nurses. More than a dozen scholarships and loans exist to support the education of LCON students.

All undergraduate and graduate nursing students are encouraged to apply for a nursing scholarship each year through Tiger Scholarship Manager. Scholarship applications for the following academic year are accepted from early November to late January. To apply for a Nursing Scholarship, log in to your myMemphis portal, click on the "Account$" tab, locate "Scholarship Office Channel" and click on "Tiger Scholarship Manager." For more information, please contact the Loewenberg College of Nursing at 901-678-2003. The LCON nursing scholarships include:

Fredrika and Joel Felt Endowed Scholarship in Nursing

This award is used at the Dean's discretion to provide support for students in good academic standing who – due to unforeseen, unique or extenuating circumstances – require additional financial support to continue their studies, and who may or may not qualify for other types of financial aid.

Lourene P. Fleming BSN Scholarship

In consideration of the desire of Dr. Julian G. Fleming to support deserving students at the University of Memphis, this award shall be used to provide need-based tuition assistance for one or more students enrolled at the University Of Memphis College Of Nursing. Recipients must demonstrate financial need as determined by the University of Memphis after reviewing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at the time of their selection. Students must remain in good standing with the University and LCON in order to maintain the scholarship for the following year.

Jackson-Madison County General Hospital Nursing Scholarship - NEW!

This award is in consideration of the desire of West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation to support deserving students at the University of Memphis Lambuth. Recipients of the scholarship must be admitted into the LCON and pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or RN-BSN degree at the University of Memphis Lambuth. Primary consideration shall be given for residents of Jackson or Madison County, TN. Secondary consideration shall be given to residents of the TN counties of Gibson, Henderson, Carroll, Chester, Hardeman, Haywood, and Crockett. Additionally, preference shall be given to (1) dependents of current West Tennessee Healthcare ("WTH") employees; (2) dependents of retired WTH employees; (3) WTH volunteers or dependents of WTH volunteers; then (4) applicants without a current WTH affiliation who meet all other criteria.

William and Ruth Loewenberg Scholarship

This award is used at the Dean's discretion to provide support for students in good academic standing who – due to unforeseen, unique or extenuating circumstances – require additional financial support to continue their studies, and who may or may not qualify for other types of financial aid.

Regina Montesi Memorial Scholarship

This award was established as a tribute to Regina M. Montesi for her dedication and unselfishness to her friends and to her parents. This scholarship is to assist a student who is trying to accomplish the completion of a baccalaureate in nursing. Registered Nurses (from either a diploma school or associate degree program) who are attending the University of Memphis Loewenberg College of Nursing's RN to BSN program are eligible. A minimum overall GPA of 2.5 is required. Two letters of recommendation must be submitted by each applicant - one letter from the school at which the student received RN training, and one letter from the student's current supervisor.