Aaron Lamar, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

The Aaron Lamar, Jr. Scholarship was established in an effort to honor Aaron Lamar, Jr., Ed.D., who served UAB for 25 years as the Associate Vice President and Dean of Students. Dr. Lamar was responsible for the growth and development of many programs and activities at the University. While Dean Lamar certainly valued scholarship, he greatly valued the total development of students through their involvement in co-curricular and community activities. He also valued the diversity of the collegiate environment, believing that this was integral to the education process. This endowment serves as a lasting tribute to Dr. Lamar and has significant and enduring value to the students who benefit from it.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be currently enrolled in a degree seeking program at UAB
  • Have earned a minimum, overall GPA of 2.5 in course work prior to the time of application and be in good academic standing
  • Be classified as a Sophomore, Junior or Senior undergraduate student
  • Have demonstrated active participation and leadership in extracurricular and community activities

This scholarship application is made available through BSMART. The application opens October 1, 2017 and will close on January 31, 2018. Finalists will participate in an interview process to determine the scholarship award recipient, and the recipient will be announced in the spring of 2018. One recipient will be selected, and their award will be disbursed for the fall 2018 semester.

For more information, please call the Office of Student Involvement at (205) 934-8020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Camille Armstrong Endowed Scholarship

The Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund was established through contributions from the UAB Black Student Awareness Committee in memory of Camille Yvette Armstrong to assist deserving African-American students in pursuit of their academic goals. It is most fitting that the fund be named in memory of Ms. Armstrong for her student leadership skills and exemplary undergraduate career before her tragic and untimely death in a car accident. The students who benefit from this endowment should strive to create a lasting contribution to UAB’s campus through their leadership and professionalism to commemorate Ms. Armstrong’s accomplishments.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be an undergraduate African-American/ Black student
  • 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
  • Classified as a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior undergraduate student
  • Demonstrate active participation in UAB organizations and involvement in community activities
  • Have a career goal in the field of law (Police Officer, Judge, Lawyer, etc.)

This scholarship application is made available through BSMART. The application opens November 1, 2017 and will close on November 30, 2017. Finalists will participate in an interview process in January 2018 to determine the scholarship award recipients, and the recipients will be announced at the Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Step Show on February 3, 2018. The event is sponsored by The Black Student Awareness Committee at UAB.

For more information, please call the Office of Student Involvement at (205) 934-8020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Emerging Leaders Scholarship

The UAB Emerging Leaders Scholarship was established in order to assist deserving students who demonstrate outstanding leadership abilities and potential for involvement at UAB. This fund was established by gifts made in honor of Tony Dew, former UAB Associate Dean and Director of Student Development, who participated in the 1996 Boston Marathon. This endowment may be expected to be of significant and enduring value to the lives and careers of the students who benefit from it and the lives of all those they influence while serving as leaders on campus and in their careers.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a full-time, undergraduate UAB student
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at UAB prior to application
  • Demonstrate proven leadership skills and abilities as well as potential for future leadership success.

This scholarship application is made available through BSMART. The application opens October 1, 2017 and closes on January 31, 2018. Finalists will participate in an interview process to determine the scholarship award recipients, and the recipients will be announced in the spring of 2018. Two recipients will be selected, and their awards will be disbursed for the fall 2018 semester.

For more information, please call the Office of Student Involvement at (205) 934-8020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Virginia D. Gauld National Alumni Society Endowed Scholarship

Virginia GauldThe Virginia Gauld National Society Endowed Scholarship was established through a gift made by the UAB National Alumni Society and contributions from friends, family, and admirers of Dr. Gauld. During her nearly 30 year tenure at UAB, she enjoyed working with students as a student recruiter and served for 16 years as the Vice President of Student Affairs. Dr. Gauld acted as the catalyst to create projects such as the Campus Recreation Center and the Commons on the Green dining facility. In her role, her main focus was to always to do what was best for the students. This scholarship has been created to allow her legacy to live on through a deserving student who, like Dr. Gauld, has a passion for service in the community and especially at UAB.

This scholarship is awarded in the spring semester.

For additional information:
Mack Ingram
Office of Alumni Affairs
(205) 934-3555
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