Nell Baugh International Scholarship Award

In Memory of our dear friend Nell Baugh

November 3, 1925 - December 25, 2013 

 Nell was a great friend and leader in the MWTC for nearly 40 years.

In order to actively promote the continued development of the international business and transportation community in Memphis, the Memphis World Trade Club works closely with area schools to provide the Nell Baugh International Scholarship Award to individuals actively enrolled in school in a related field of study.  

Established in 2000, this scholarship covers a portion of a student’s annual tuition (for a one year period). Funds for the scholarship are raised throughout the year at monthly meetings and through the annual golf tournament.  The scholarship is promoted through the club’s social media, emails and at monthly meetings. 


Nell Baugh Scholarship Criteria:

· Available to individuals actively enrolled in an international business  / transportation field of study at an area school.

·Annual scholarship amount:  $1,500

·Submission of 1,000 word essay (on a topic to be determined yearly) and resume. 

· Application Period: September 1st to October 31st each year. Qualified candidates will be selected for interviews in November and announcement of recipient will be in December.

·A scholarship recipient can receive this award for a maximum of two years

· The recipient must be a U.S. Citizen. Out-of-state students are eligible.

·The applicant must be in good standing at the school where they are currently enrolled.

·A student membership will be granted to the recipient for the following calendar year. 

Members’  children and grandchildren are eligible to apply for the Nell Baugh International Scholarship as long as they meet all criteria with the exception of attending an “area school”.

To apply for the scholarship, please send essay and resume to


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