Professional Attire Grant

Eligible Students:

  1. Are currently an undergraduate student enrolled at the University of Memphis with a minimum of six (6) credit hours. Previous recipients of the Professional Attire Grant are not eligible to receive the grant again.
  2. Are Federal Pell Grant eligible and/or have a demonstrated financial need (demonstrated financial need includes students who are Federal Pell Grant eligible or who are experiencing a financial hardship that would present a significant challenge in obtaining appropriate professional attire).
  3. Have a profile in TigerLink powered by Handshake completed at 100%. Please use the link “How To Complete Your Profile on Handshake” for assistance with completing your profile on Handshake. How To Complete Your Profile on Handshake
  4. Plan to participate in upcoming career fairs, job interviews, internship opportunities, or other professional events.
  5. Submit a brief response to the two following supplemental questions below.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Professional Attire Grant
    • How will this funding help you obtain an internship, job, or graduate school opportunity?
    • What is the current need for the funding, which includes both why funding is needed, and what attire items are needed (shoes, dress, suit, etc).