Ways to Give

The University of Memphis plays a critical role in sustaining Memphis's competitiveness in many fields and preparing citizens to participate in a strong regional economy. Through philanthropic giving, your organization can help build upon our strengths and contribute to our vitality in the region.


An investment in scholarships is an investment in the University's most valuable resource, its students. There is an option to support existing scholarships or establish a brand new one. Scholarships may be need-based, merit-based, or a combination of both, and they may be designated to any academic area on campus. However you craft your scholarship, you can have confidence in knowing that the recipients will be deserving students who have the ambition to succeed at the UofM and beyond. 

Endowed Professorships and Chairs

One way that universities provide incentives to recruit and retain outstanding faculty is through annually-awarded professorships. These provide support and recognition to faculty who have earned distinction in research, teaching, and outreach.