Larry Morris Memorial Scholarship

  • Deadline: 12/05/2020
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Award Amount: $2,500
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The Larry Morris Memorial Scholarship is offered by The Hillside Source.

The fund is there to provide financial scholarship assistance to a University of New Mexico student pursuing a degree in English Literature or other Language/Literature degree.

They should use the scholarship to work on an academic project in the field of mystical or spiritual literature, which can be either a scholarly analysis of an existing literary work(s) or an original creative work by the student.

The Larry Morris Memorial Scholarship can be used for educational and living expenses, dependent childcare and travel to professional meetings, conferences, or seminars, or research facilities, while it cannot be used for the purchase of equipment, research assistants and publication costs.

Full Description

The award amount is $2,500 and there will be only one winner.

When the criteria for selection are in question, the Hillside Source scholarship committee will review applications and award it on a competitive basis.

The following criteria apply to the selection process:

  • Degree to which project proposal meets the stated criteria
  • Demonstrated commitment to education and project
  • Feasibility of project
  • Proposed time schedule
  • Validity of proposed budget and budget narrative
  • Quality of written proposal

Who's eligible?

When it comes to eligibility requirements, to be accepted as a possible winner you have to be:

  • Enrolled at the University of New Mexico as graduate student or exceptional upper division (Junior of Senior) undergraduate
  • Pursuing a degree in English literature, other language/literature fields or studies otherwise pertaining to contemporary spirituality and/or mysticism
  • GPA of 3.2 or higher

If you are a University of New Mexico student and meet the description above you are invited to apply for the scholarship.

How to Apply

The Larry Morris Memorial Scholarship application process opens on June 1st and ends on December 5th.

Make sure to submit the application prior to deadline.

The submission is done online and if you happen to be the lucky award recipient you will be notified and the decision will be posted on this website on January 15th.

In order to apply for this scholarship, the eligible applicants must fill out and submit the online application form below, must have supporting documents and email them to

The documents include academic transcript and two confidential academic letters of recommendation by faculty members.

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