IHG Current Expendable Scholarship (Wilson School)
1. Recipients shall be currently enrolled as full-time students at the University of Memphis (UM) with a declared major in Hospitality and
Tourism within the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management (KWH).
2. Be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 GPA and
3. Satisfactory completion of no less than 12 credit hours in the academic major.
4. Complete the online U of M scholarship application, using Tiger Scholarship Manager software as directed, and providing all required
documentation for consideration and including the following:
a) A letter from the student stating why they are deserving of the scholarship, why they are interest in a career in hospitality/tourism,
describing their work experience and career plans.
b) A letter or recommendation from a Professor / Instructor or a current employer.
The recipients must agree to:
a) Maintain high ethical standards which embody the values of the SCH, IHG, and the KWS.
b) Share certain personal and academic information with SCH / IHG for marketing and media purposes (newsletters, annual reports,
etc.), to include: recent high resolution digital photo and certain personal information including current U of M status (year of study)
c) Complete the development form and provide a letter of appreciation addressed and submitted to the donors via the annual report.
Special consideration will be given for students who have overcome obstacles such as socioeconomic or educational disadvantages.