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Scholarships

Department of Communication Scholarships Dean of Fine Arts Scholarship in Communication Studies – Available to first-time students with ACT of 22 or above or first-time transfers with a 3.0 or better GPA. Ellen Haven Gould Alumni Scholarship – Freshman majoring in Communication Studies. Wales Wallace Scholarship in Communication Studies – Junior or senior majoring in Communication […]

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Scholarships Directory

  Scholarships aren’t just based on test scores. There are plenty of departmental scholarships available—some are designed for new students, but lots of them are just for rising upperclassmen based on area of study. Check your major’s list of available scholarships as often as  you can, and you’ll find plenty of opportunities to be rewarded […]

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Valedictorian and Salutatorian Scholarships

As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we are excited to offer full-tuition scholarships for graduating valedictorians or salutatorians from local Birmingham City Schools. Eligibility: In order to qualify for the Val/Sal Scholarship, students MUST meet all of the following requirements: -Must be entering as a first-time, full-time freshman student directly from one […]

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Scholarships Freshman academic scholarships are awarded based on the student’s superscored ACT or SAT and high school GPA. The information listed below is in effect beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year. For scholarship information concerning current scholarship recipients, please refer to your scholarship award letter or contact the Office of Admissions. Freshman Scholarships Requirements Award […]

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EXNS - Scholarships

Scholarships for Exercise and Nutrition Science Majors These academic scholarships are awarded by the Exercise and Nutrition Science Program. Contact the EXNS office for additional information at 205-665-6590 or slee2@montevallo.edu. Apply for Exercise & Nutrition Science Scholarships Angeline A. Nazaretian Scholarship Amount varies High school seniors planning to major in EXNS High school GPA 3.0 or above ACT […]

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General Scholarships

The University of Montevallo offers scholarships that vary in award criteria, and amounts. A special application must be completed to apply for the following scholarships by the March 1st deadline. Apply for Scholarships! Available Scholarships Ann Connolly Scholarship Amount varies. Available to a junior or senior female student living in Hanson Hall who is registered […]

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Scholarships & Travel Grants

Travel Grants Travel grants are available to Honors students who have earned their Honors Certificate or will earn the Certificate the semester they are traveling. Honors Program Student Travel Grants award up to $500 for academic conference participation and travel costs. Monetary support will be reimbursed after the travel is complete and all relevant receipts […]

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Art Majors Scholarships

The Department of Art awards scholarships to incoming freshmen and transfer students and continuing Art majors. These merit-based scholarships require an application including a statement of purpose and portfolio submission. Applicants must be Art majors to be eligible and these scholarships must be applied for each year. Portfolios should contain a maximum of 10 images […]

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Entering Freshmen: Other

Entering Freshman Scholarships The University of Montevallo has other entering freshman scholarships available that vary in award criteria and amounts. Entering freshmen must submit an application for admission to the University along with an official high school transcript and ACT or SAT score by the indicated scholarship deadline. A special application must be completed to […]

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Entering Freshmen: Academic

Entering Freshman Academic Scholarships The University of Montevallo has waived the ACT/SAT test score requirement for admission and scholarships for students entering in any 2021 term. Students who do not submit ACT/SAT scores will not be disadvantaged in the application or scholarship review process. Academic scholarships are awarded based on the student’s superscored ACT or […]

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Alumni Profile: Cynthia Todd

Your name:  Cynthia Kay Todd Your home:  Hoover, Alabama Your hometown: Calera, Alabama Education: Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, majoring in business management at UM in 1988 Master of Arts Degree in Public and Private Management Degree at Birmingham-Southern College in 2007   Educational achievements at UM:  I served in leadership roles during college — most notably president of Alpha […]

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Chemistry Major Olivia Eldridge ’20 Finds Chemistry with UM

By Lindsay Schluntz  Olivia Eldridge developed her vision for the future the first time she set foot on Montevallo’s campus.   The small class sizes, generous scholarships and chances to work with faculty members on undergraduate research projects were major factors in her decision to attend UM.   She attributes part of the success of her journey at […]

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University of Montevallo Outdoor Scholars Program sees record fall enrollment

The President’s Outdoor Scholars Program at the University of Montevallo will see its highest-ever enrollment this fall, nearly doubling in size thanks to a large incoming class. In the fall, the program will welcome 40 new students, bringing its total enrollment to 83 students. The program includes students from Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, […]

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Student Organizations and Campus Resources

Cultural Student Organizations African American Studies Club The African American Studies Club is designed for all students interested in learning more about African American History. Through a variety of activities including lectures, panel discussions, field trips and other projects, this club offers students the opportunity to not only exploring the contributions of African Americans in […]

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Junior Board of Directors

Meet the Junior Alumni Board OFFICERS: Kacie Slaughter Kilpatrick ’09 | President Kacie graduated with an undergraduate degree in Communication Studies from Montevallo in 2009 and a master’s degree in Communication Management from UAB in 2019. During her time at UM, she was Gold Side Leader, Miss Montevallo, and an active member of Chi Omega. […]

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Connected for Life

Jeff & Tracey Adams Share a Love for Each Other and for Montevallo Technically, Jeff Adams ’85 and Tracey Morant-Adams ’88 were connected as sweethearts before they even knew each other. As a freshman, Tracey pledged Alpha Kappa Alpha. That year, Jeff, a UM senior athlete, was selected as the sorority’s Sweetheart. Later that same […]

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Fred and Suzie Cooper

It’s been more than 50 years since alumnus Fred Cooper graduated from Alabama College in 1965, but scarcely a week goes by that he’s not reminded of the University’s impact on his life. As a youth, Fred lived with his father, who was also his primary caregiver. He was shy and lacked self-confidence, and he […]

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Vulcan Materials

Vulcan Materials Company Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates. They pride themselves on providing quality products while maintaining respect to safety and environmental impact. In addition to their business legacy, they also pride themselves on building stronger communities where they operate by giving back through philanthropy and volunteerism. Vulcan Materials […]

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Path to Success: Erica Hutchens

Your gifts helped keep students like Erica Hutchens ’18 on the path to success. Originally from Tuscaloosa, Erica was homeschooled throughout high school. In her search for a college that was affordable and offered the rigorous academic experience she desired, Erica heard about the University of Montevallo from an advisor and has been in love […]

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