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Undergraduate Accounting Scholarships

Dr. Lillian H. Chaney Business Scholarship (Fogelman College of Business and Economics)

  • Applicant should be a full-time junior or senior undergraduate student in the Fogelman College of Business & Economics with a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
  • Relatives of faculty and staff employed by the University of Memphis are ineligible.
  • Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need as determined after review of the student's completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.

George F. Cooley Scholarship in Accounting (Fogelman College of Business and Economics)

  • Current, Full-time student(s) majoring in Accounting:
  • Student(s) who have good academic standing and 3.25+ cum GPA;
  • Preference given to students who have financial need as determined after review of the student's completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.

James F Link Scholarship (Fogelman College of Business and Economics)

  • Declared Accounting as their major and be a Junior or Senior enrolled in 12 credit hours minimum,
  • Minimum and maintained cum GPA 2.5,
  • Demonstrated financial need as verified by the FAFSA, and deemed truly in financial hardship,
  • Preference will be given to single parents who are from Shelby County, TN.

Kelman-Lazarov, Inc Scholarship (Fogelman College of Business and Economics)

  • Full-time students enrolled in the Fogelman College of Business & Economics
  • First semester Junior with 60 hours earned
  • Finance or Accounting Major
  • Maintain overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Applicant must enroll in academic internship for credit course for the 1st semester the scholarship is received
  • Special consideration will be given to the prior year's recipient(s) if the student(s) continues to meet or exceed criteria 1, 3 and 4 with the exception of the first year when this scholarship is awarded.
  • In addition, the recipient shall be offered a paid intern position with Kelman-Lazarov, Inc. for a semester following the awarding of the scholarship.

Keystone Laboratories Scholarship (Fogelman College of Business and Economics)

  • African American Student
  • Must be enrolled full time and majoring in Accounting
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA and Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Priority given to students with financial need
  • Recipient must give at least four hours of community service a week to an organization, which lends itself toward helping others.
  • Recipient shall have demonstrated merit and interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills

Kimmelman Scholars Program Fund (Fogelman College of Business and Economics)

  • Awarded to new students or new Accounting majors who have not obtained senior status
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA & ACT 25
  • Full-time enrollment Prior recipients must remain Accounting majors every year thereafter.
  • Two letters of recommendation demonstrating Scholarship and service from an appropriate source (i.e. school of origin, professor, employment, other).
  • 1st preference given to prior recipients and then new Accounting majors. Minimum GPA 3.2.
  • Scholarship only available for 4 Years.
  • Participate in Beta Alpha Psi, an internship, and/or the Kimmelman Scholars Program during the 4 Year course of study.
  • Recipient GPA Requirements:
    • Year 1: Minimum GPA 3.2 or higher
    • Year 2: Minimum GPA 3.0 or higher
    • Year 3: Minimum GPA 3.0 or higher
    • Year 4: Minimum GPA 3.0 or higher

Susan Halford Scholarship in Accountancy (Fogelman College of Business and Economics)

  • This award(s) shall be given to undergraduate students enrolled in the Fogelman College of Business & Economics majoring in accounting with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Preference shall be given to non-traditional students.
  • Thomas Yates Owen (Fogelman College of Business and Economics)
  • Resident of the United States.
  • Majoring in Accountancy.
  • Demonstrated financial need and outstanding academic achievements.
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Watkins and Uiberall Accounting Scholarship (Fogelman College of Business and Economics)

  • Award shall be provided annually to F/T students who meet the following:
  • Must be accounting majors, enrolled in the School of Accountancy,
  • Must have and maintain a 3.0 minimum GPA, both overall and in Accounting courses,
  • Must demonstrate academic merit and interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills,
  • If there are equally qualified candidates on the above criteria, then the students demonstrating financial need will have priority.