The University of Memphis Adult Scholarship
The Adult Scholarship Program is designed to help adult students reach their educational
goals. This highly competitive, scholarship is $5,500 per year for full-time students/$2,750
per year for part-time students and is awarded annually to a limited number of students.
Students should apply for admission and be accepted as a degree seeking undergraduate
student by March 1, 2014.
Please follow the link below to read about selection criteria, renewal requirements,
supplemental questions and how to apply.
Application deadline: MARCH 1, 2015
The Tennessee Hope Lottery Scholarship -
Nontraditional Student Component
The non-traditional student must be a Tennessee resident, complete the Free Application
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and be enrolled at an eligible postsecondary institution.
In addition, the student must:
- Be age 25 or older, as an entering freshman in an eligible postsecondary institution
OR have not been enrolled for at least two (2) years after last attending any postsecondary
institution and is now enrolled at an eligible postsecondary institution
- Must have parents' or independent student's and spouse's adjusted gross income of
$36,000 or less on IRS tax form
- Be continuously enrolled at an eligible postsecondary institution in the fall and
spring semesters and maintain satisfactory academic progress
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 after 12 attempted semester hours or required
GPA at subsequent benchmark
To continue receiving the HOPE Scholarship, the non-traditional student shall meet
the HOPE Scholarship Renewal Criteria mentioned above.