The Larry Morris Memorial Scholarship

  • Deadline: 12/05/2023
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Award Amount: $2,500
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  • Phone: 505-254-2606
  • Fax: Not Available
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  • Address: 4600 Lincoln Road NE Suite 4 Albuquerque, NM 87109

The Larry Morris Memorial Scholarship was created in honor of Dr. Larry Morris, Senior Minister and co-founder of Hillside Community Church, who completed his undergraduate and doctoral degrees at the University of New Mexico.

This is an educational and travel scholarship with the aim to encourage and support a graduate-level academic project in the field of mystical or spiritual literature and the winner will get the award of $2,500.

Full Description

The Larry Morris Memorial Scholarship is offered by The Hillside Source.

The scholarship money should be used for the 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 also be used for educational and living expenses and travel to professional meetings, conferences, or seminars, or research facilities.

However, it cannot be used for the purchase of equipment, research assistants and publication costs.

Who's eligible?

When it comes to eligibility requirements, to be accepted as a possible winner you have to meet them all and in case you do not fulfill them, you are strongly suggested not to waste your time applying:

The eligible applicant is the one who is enrolled at the University of New Mexico as a graduate student or exceptional upper-division (Junior or Senior) undergraduate

He/she must be pursuing a degree in English literature, other languages/literature fields or studies otherwise pertaining to contemporary spirituality and/or mysticism

His/her academic achievements have to be excellent which should be proved by a GPA of 3.2 or higher.

How to Apply

Once the eligibility is determined, you are probably wondering how to apply for the Larry Morris Memorial Scholarship.

A good thing to know is that the application process opens on June 1st and ends on December 5th, so it is your responsibility to make sure that you have submitted the application prior to the deadline.

The submission is done online and you must fill out the online application form, attach the supporting documents and email them to

The documents that have to be attached include an academic transcript and two confidential academic letters of recommendation by faculty members.

Lucky award recipients will be notified and the decision will be posted on this website on January 15th.

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