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The Peer EmPOWERment Fellowship

Are you an incoming freshman at the University of Memphis?

Would you like to master academic and personal success skills while inspiring and empowering younger students to do the same?

Become a Peer EmPOWERment Fellow!

The roles of a Peer EmPOWERment Fellow

  • Attend special sections of two courses during the Fall 2021 semester with other Peer EmPOWERment Fellows 

    • ACAD 1100 – Learn academic strategies while training to become a Success Coach

    • PHIL 1102 – Intro to Ethics: connect philosophy to tutoring and mentoring while earning a Gen Ed credit

  • Train to continue your Success Coach career throughout your college experience

  • Work up to 12 hours a week in a Shelby County High School classroom as a tutor and mentor

  • Attend monthly personal, professional, and leadership development training

  • Represent Peer Power by exhibiting academic and professional excellence

The benefits of being a Peer EmPOWERment Fellow

Book Stipend

Earn a $500 book stipend upon successful completion of your first semester!

Real World Skills

Learn skills that will prepare you for success in all areas of your life

Expand Your Network

Opportunities to network with local business and community leaders


Build community while you learn and work with a diverse group of individuals who hold similar passions

Ready to get started?

Get in touch, or apply