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UMAR Scholarships

UMAR is now accepting applications for its 2015-2016 scholarships.

Click here to apply for the UMAR Graduate Scholarship.

Click here to apply for the UMAR Memorial Scholarship.

The deadline for UMAR Scholarships is March 2, 2015.

The University of Memphis Association of Retirees (UMAR) Scholarships are a one time award in the amount of $1000 for the academic year (fall/spring) and is not renewable for the following year. Priority will be given to dependents (children or grandchildren) of UMAR members or dependents of currently employed University of Memphis faculty and staff. The requirements are as follows:

Undergraduate students:

  • Current full-time enrollment (at least 12 credit hours) at the University of Memphis
  • Completion of at least two (2) full years of study (at least junior status) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25
  • Demonstrated leadership in University activities
  • Recommendation (by letter), preferably from a current or former university faculty or staff member

Graduate students:

  • Full-time graduate student at the University of Memphis
  • Recommendation (by letter), preferably from a current or former university faculty or staff member
  • Provide a statement (not to exceed 100 words) as to how this scholarship will benefit your professional goals
  • Possible interviews may occur

Applications must be signed, dated and returned to:

The University of Memphis
Scholarship Office
107 Wilder Tower
Memphis, TN 38152-3400
Attn: UMAR Scholarship Selection Committee


Make a Donation

The UMAR Scholarship has reached endowment status! Our new goal is to increase the amount of the scholarship given, so we must continue to raise money. Please help make this possible by making a donation to the fund. For further information about the UMAR Scholarship, please contact Brandon Hoyer at or 901-678-1333.

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