CCFA Scholarships

The College of Communication and Fine Arts offers a variety of scholarships to students. Most scholarships are within the Tiger Scholarship Manager, but some talent or audition-based scholarships must be accessed through the individual departments. For more information about these type of scholarships contact the following:

Gary Golightly, Department of Art

Mary Wilson, Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music

Jacob Allen, Department of Theatre & Dance

The annual application deadline is Feb. 2 of each calendar year. 

To apply, go to the Tiger Scholarship Manager website.


The Department of Architecture offers the following scholarships and awards:

  • The Professor Sherry Bryan-Hagge Endowed Scholarship
  • The J. Carson Looney Endowed Scholarship in Design Excellence
  • The H. Frank Ricks Endowed Scholarship in Design Excellence
  • The LRK Architects Endowed Scholarship
  • The Van Walton Memorial Scholarship
  • The CSI Memphis Dempsie Morrison, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
  • The James Weaver Memorial Scholarship
  • The Tau Sigma Delta Medal
  • The AIA Henry Adams Medal and Certificate
  • The Alpha Rho Chi Medal
  • The Architectural Research Centers Consortium Jonathan King Medal
  • The AIA Memphis Scholarship
  • The AIA Chattanooga Scholarship

Please contact the Department of Architecture for more information about these scholarships and awards.


The Department of Art offers the following scholarships and awards:

  • The Maude and Thomas Littlejohn Memorial Scholarship
  • The Bobick Family Art Education Scholarship
  • The Donald and Mary Vaughn Art Scholarship
  • The Art Directors Club of Memphis Scholarship
  • The Dana D. Johnson Art Scholarship
  • The Frances Falls Austin Memorial Scholarship
  • The Mary Margaret Ross Art Alumni Scholarship
  • Talent-based Scholarships in Visual Arts
  • The Ad Fed Communigraphics Scholarship
  • The Memphis-Germantown Art League / Dr. Leona Boyland Award
  • The J.W. Brittan Egyptology Scholarship
  • The Craig R. Garrett Memorial Scholarship for Photography

Please contact CCFA Interim Dean Ryan Fisher for more information about these scholarships.

A portfolio review is required for some scholarships. Please submit your portfolios to the Department of Art office in ACB Room 200 ONLY on February 12, between 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. The day to retrieve portfolios is February 28.