The University of Memphis offers several hundred academic scholarships each year in
varying amounts. Your application for admission to The University of Memphis also
serves as your merit scholarship application. For more information on scholarship
eligibility and any other questions you may have, contact the Scholarship Office directly
at (901) 678-3213 or visit their Web site at http://www.memphis.edu/enrollment/.
Non-Resident Honors Student Award (Out of State Students Only)
Thirty Non-Resident Honors Student Awards are available on a competitive basis to
non-resident freshmen students who enroll full-time, who meet the full requirements
for admission to the Hardin Honors Program (at least a 27 on the ACT/1200 SAT and
a high school GPA of at least a 3.50), and who are actively pursuing graduation with
an honors designation. This award pays out-of-state tuition fees only and is renewable
for up to eight full-time semesters. Continuation of the award from semester to semester
is only guaranteed if the student meets all the criteria for membership in the Honors
Program. For more information, please contact the Honors Program.
The Honors Program identifies and assists well-qualified students in competing for
prestigious national and international fellowships (Goldwater, Truman, Rhodes, Marshall,
and others). As a general rule, successful applicants for these scholarships have
a 3.7 GPA or higher. Depending on the scholarship, an exemplary academic record must
be matched by leadership positions in extracurricular organizations or community service
(e.g., Truman Scholarship) or ample research experience (e.g., Goldwater Scholarship).
All prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the scholarship web sites and carefully
read their guidelines and eligibility requirements. Students interested in fellowship
opportunities should contact the Honors Office.