College of Professional & Liberal Studies Scholarships and Awards
Application for College or Professional & Liberal Studies Scholarships can be completed
through Tiger Scholarship Manager.
Frances Ina Stewart Davies Endowed ScholarshipAwarded to an undergraduate student in Child Development & Family Studies exhibiting outstanding academic achievements. (Open to students majoring in Child Development & Family Studies concentrations.)
Edward A. Hamilton ScholarshipAwarded to firefighters and dependents of firefighters who are either incoming students or currently enrolled at the University of Memphis and have evidence of financial need.
Yancey ScholarshipAwarded to adult students (age 25 and older) returning to the University of Memphis who are enrolled and have an approved plan of study for an undergraduate degree in the College of Professional & Liberal Studies.
Joyce Holeman-Kidd ScholarshipAwarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in College of Professional & Liberal Studies who is a non-traditional and first-generation college student.
FedEx Purple Runway Aviation ScholarshipAwarded to an undergraduate student in the College of Professional & Liberal Studies Commercial Aviation program. This is a non-renewable, $10,000 scholarship per student. Please note: the scholarship is open to students already holding a FAA Private Pilot's license, or greater. The scholarship committee will select the best-qualified candidates from a highly competitive pool of applicants. Please carefully read the requirements identified in the Tiger Scholarship Manager.
Outstanding Student in Child Development & Family Studies AwardPresented to an outstanding undergraduate student with potential for leadership in the discipline.
Outstanding Student in Legal Studies AwardPresented to the student demonstrating academic achievement, leadership, and dedication to the discipline.
Outstanding Online Student AwardPresented to students demonstrating unusual commitment and scholarly endeavor while taking courses online.
Alma Bucovaz Urban Service AwardPresented to the student demonstrating excellence in an academic program addressing urban problems and seeking to ameliorate urban needs.
Faculty Council AwardAwarded to the student who graduated with the overall highest grade point average in the last academic year.
Academic Achievement AwardPresented to students demonstrating academic excellence and scholarly potential in their particular baccalaureate program.
Dean's Award for Special AchievementAwarded to the student demonstrating achievement, leadership, and determination to complete the baccalaureate program.
Outstanding Graduate Student AwardAwarded to the outstanding graduate student demonstrating unusual commitment and scholarly endeavor in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program, the Master of Professional Studies program, or the Doctor of Liberal Studies program.
Dr. Dan Lattimore Innovation Award
Awarded to a College of Professional & Liberal Studies graduate student who reflects innovative spirit, dedication, and leadership within the college and their chosen field.