University of Memphis Society, Inc. Doctoral Fellowship

The Graduate School and The University of Memphis are pleased to announce up to $2,500 fellowship for a doctoral student who will be designated a University of Memphis Society, Inc. Fellow.

Award Criteria:

  • Academic Achievement 
  • Brief personal essay discussing your professional goals and how the UMS Fellowship will help you attain those goals


  • The student must be a full-time graduate student
  • The student must be currently enrolled in a doctoral degree program
  • The student must demonstrate exceptional academic achievement
  • The student must not have received this fellowship previously

Application Process: Applicants must complete the Graduate School Competitive Awards Self-Application Form and provide all supporting documentation.

Deadline: March 13, 2024.

Please forward all application information to gradfellowships@memphis.edu.

Selection Process: A committee composed of members of The University Council for Graduate Studies and Research will review applications and make a recommendation to the Dean of the Graduate School.