The Unity in Diversity Endowed Scholarship (Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law)

Recipient shall be enrolled at the University of Memphis and shall be:
A student who meets the diversity criteria for admission to the Tennessee Institute for Pre-Law Program or a successor diversity criteria adopted by the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
Scholarship recipients must meet at least one of the selection criteria listed below:
1. A first-generation college graduate
2. Foreign-born, or a first-generation U.S. citizen
3. A graduate of a historically minority undergraduate institution
4. Economically disadvantaged
5. Disabled; or
6. Racially or ethnically underrepresented
7. Recipients of this scholarship will also extend to additional members of society that are otherwise underrepresented, and, as funds are available each year, an immediate use gift will be made, as a scholarship, to the Black Law Students Association President in the amount of $5,000.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Standard Question
    • Please provide a personal statement as to why you are applying for this scholarship. Include any pertinent information about financial need, your family situation, and any other special information we should consider. Additionally, provide a list of all applicable extracurricular activities you feel should be considered. Ensure you include involvement with on and off campus organizations which have helped your personal and professional growth.
    • Please upload your resume.
  2. Are you foreign-born, or a first generation U.S. citizen?
  3. Are you a first generation college student?
  4. Are you a graduate of a historically minority undergraduate institution?