Our Scholar Groups 

International Paper Business



International Paper Business Scholars work with mentors from IP to learn about marketing techniques, supply chain management, corporate finance, and other aspects of business. Scholars learned about specific college subjects important for success in business. 

Creative Scholars


Creative Scholars are introduced to methods of developing their artistic gifts and talents by exploring career opportunities in the creative arts. 

Jay Uiberall Community Service Scholars


This program is made possible by the Jay Uiberall Legacy Fund. “The best way to serve one another is to protect the planet that we all call home.” This is the conclusion our Jay Uiberall Community Services Scholars came to as they learned how to tackle tough issues, explore them and establish changes that can take place on personal levels ultimately impacting global issues.

Smith & Nephew Scholars


Smith & Nephew Scholars meet with attorneys, engineers, and medical professionals working at Smith & Nephew to explore medical technology pertaining to joints in the human body. They also learn about college paths for careers in the biomedical industry.  

Jay Uiberall Scholars

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This program is made possible by the Jay Uiberall Legacy Fund. Students selected to participate in the program dedicate themselves to ten weeks of focus and discovery as they come together to learn: communication, public speaking, social etiquette, and many more important skills. 

Law Scholars


Law Scholars have the opportunity to see the law in action. They meet with lawyers and judges, sit in on court sessions, tour the court houses, and learn the skills important to success in the field of law.  

National Society of Black Engineers Scholars


REACH Memphis NSBE Scholars discover the many fields of engineering and the coursework required to succeed as an engineer. With their mentors, scholars learn valuable research skills, work in teams, strengthen presentation skills, and design various engineering projects. 

Sponsor a Scholar Group

Sponsoring a scholar group is one of the most rewarding investments you can make, because it impacts so many students at once. If your organization wants long term connections to your community email our Executive Director, Margaret Ryan today!