Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship

The Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to award deserving undergraduate African-American students at UAB considering the field of law. The scholarship is named for a UAB political science senior who was tragically killed in an automobile accident on March 11, 1986. The scholarship fund was established in 1987 to honor the memory of Camille and to preserve the spirit of the life she shared with us. The students who benefit from this scholarship should strive to create a lasting contribution to UAB’s campus through their leadership and professionalism to commemorate Ms. Armstrong’s accomplishments.

This scholarship is distributed by The Office of Student Involvement and Leadership. Three applicants will receive a scholarship offer; award amounts range from $1000 to $2500 and will be distributed in the spring semester of 2019.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be an undergraduate African-American / Black student
  • Be currently enrolled in a degree seeking program at UAB that leads to 1st baccalaureate degree
  • Be in good academic standing with UAB and demonstrate solid academic promise
  • Be classified as a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior undergraduate student
  • Have demonstrated active participation in UAB organizations and involvement in community activities
  • Have a career goal in the field of law (Police Officer, Judge, Lawyer, etc.)

Application Requirements
The following must be included in the General Scholarship Application to be fully considered:

  • Resume (highlighting campus involvement/leadership, community service, and student employment if applicable)
  • 1 Letter of Recommendation

Award
Varies
Scopes
UAB Student Involvement and Leadership
Deadline
12/01/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Students who benefit from this scholarship should strive to create a lasting contribution to UAB's campus through their leadership and professionalism to commemorate Ms. Armstrong's accomplishments. In 250 words of less, please describe your commitment to professional development.
  2. Applicants are required to have a career goal in the field of law (police office, judge, lawyer, etc.). Please provide a brief explanation of your career goal as it relates to this career field. How will your intended career field impact your community?
  3. I have included a resume in the BSmart general application and acknowledge that it will be used for consideration of the Camille Armstrong Endowed Scholarship.
  4. I have included one letter of recommendation in the BSMART general application and acknowledge that it will be used for consideration by the scholarship selection committee.