G. Mitchell Morris Legacy Scholarship
The G. Mitchell Morris Legacy Endowed Scholarship recognizes an outstanding graduate or undergraduate student in Parks, Recreation and Tourism. The recipient will have a record of academic excellence and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and a minimum of 15 credit hours in Parks, Recreation and Tourism.
About the award:
This scholarship was established in 2001 by G. Mitchell Morris and June M. Morris. Mr. and Mrs. Morris are noted for their humanitarian interests and compassionate natures. The couple created one of nation’s largest travel agencies, Morris Travel, and later, Morris Air, and they travelled extensively. At age 86, Mitch fulfilled his goal of visiting all seven continents when he visited Antarctica in 2006. The Morris’ legacy at the University of Utah includes the G. Mitchell Morris Cancer Learning Center at the Huntsman Cancer Institute.