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Alumni Scholarships

The University of Montevallo will not permit students to receive any institutional scholarship funds beyond the direct cost of attendance which includes tuition, fees, room, board, and books in a refund. This does not affect any outside sources of aid such as veteran benefits, PACT, external agency scholarships, federal grants, and loans.

  • Alumni Leadership Scholarship

    Purpose

    • To recruit students who have outstanding records of leadership.
    • To reward excellence in leadership among UM students.

    Criteria & Guidelines

    • Applicants must be accepted for admission to the University of Montevallo.
    • Applicants must be actively involved in and/or in leadership roles in both their school and community. Proof of leadership must include activity involvement outside of their religious affiliation.  This may be done through a portfolio, written essay form, pictures and/or other documentation.
    • Applicants must write a one page essay explaining why they want to attend UM and how their leadership and academic qualities would be an asset to the university.
    • Applicants must submit a maximum of 3 letters of recommendation.  Only one letter may be from a leader of a religious affiliation.

    Amount

    • The amount of the scholarship is $7,000 per academic year. Renewal criteria to be determined by the Student Services Committee.

    Deadline

    • December 1
  • Alumni Legacy Scholarship

    Purpose

    • To recruit the children and/or grandchildren of active alumni to attend the University of Montevallo.
    • To provide a scholarship in honor of the commitment of graduates who contribute to the development of the University of Montevallo.

    Criteria & Guidelines

    • Students who are children or grandchildren of active alumni are eligible to apply.
    • The parent or grandparent must hold an undergraduate or graduate degree from UM and be considered an active donor to the University of Montevallo Foundation for three of the past five years.
    • Interested students indicate they are children or grandchildren of UM graduate on the application.
    • The amount of the scholarship is $500 for one academic year, which may be used at the University of Montevallo bookstore to purchase books and supplies as needed to assist in the successful transition to college.
    • The number of scholarships awarded will be based upon the availability of funds.

    Deadline

    • July 1
  • Class of 1952 Memorial Scholarship

    Purpose
    • To honor the memory of the members of Class of 1952 and enable a student to complete his/her education at the University of Montevallo.

    Criteria & Guidelines

    • Applicant must be an upperclassman with financial need.

    Deadline

    • March 1