(Memphis)—The Kemmons Wilson Family Foundation of Memphis has announced a partnership with Christian Brothers University and will provide a $250,000 scholarship fund for juniors and seniors majoring in the sciences at CBU.
The annual scholarships will be awarded to sciences majors maintaining a 3.0 grade point average and a full academic schedule and who are involved in community service activities. The Wilson Science Scholarships are renewable for qualified students.
“We are most grateful to the Kemmons Wilson Family Foundation for this wonderful gift,” said Brother Vincent Malham, FSC, CBU president. “This gift will support students pursuing studies in the sciences, an area of strategic importance to the future of our region and the nation.”
The Kemmons Wilson Family Foundation is a family-run foundation and honors the legacy of giving established by Dorothy and Kemmons Wilson. The Foundation supports community outreach and development, enrichment programs for youth and education, faith-based ministries and health and research organizations
“The Kemmons Wilson Family Foundation is delighted to be a partner with Christian Brothers University in the important work of providing scholarship support for today’s students and tomorrow’s leaders,” said Robert A. Wilson, executive vice president, Kemmons Wilson, Inc. “CBU continues its rich history of providing excellent academic programs in the sciences and the university’s reputation of preparing outstanding alumni is well known.”