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The program is currently closed. Please return to the site in December 2019 to view the updated Eligibility and Awards! If you are an applicant who would like to discover more scholarship opportunities you might qualify for, please continue to the Scholarship America Hub and sign up!

 

UMB Count-on-More Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

UMB Financial Corporation (“UMBF”) Charitable Foundation (the “Foundation”) has established the UMB Count-on-More Scholarship Program to assist children of UMBF’s associates who plan to continue their education in college, vocational or technical school programs. Scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice for the upcoming school year.

This program is administered by Scholarship America┬«, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, or national origin.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be dependent, unmarried children, age 24 and under, of associates of UMBF (including all of its affiliates and subsidiaries), who are at least part-time employees, working 20+ hours per week and health benefit eligible. The UMBF associate must have a minimum of one (1) year of employment with UMBF and be in good standing as of the application deadline date.
  • Be high school seniors or graduates or current college undergraduates.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Annual Family Gross Income may not exceed $300,000.

Dependent children of any Officer or Director of the Foundation or any Executive Committee member of UMBF (including all of its affiliates and subsidiaries) are not eligible to apply.

Award Amounts

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of $8,000. The program will be administered in full compliance with IRS Revenue Procedure 76-47.

Awards are not renewable, however, students may reapply each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic information, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in March.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the UMB Financial Corporation Charitable Foundation. Payments are made in one installment in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document(s):A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours, and term in which the course was taken.

Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

UMB Financial Corporation Charitable Foundation has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!