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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.

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.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in April.

Payment of Scholarships

Payments are made in one installment in early August.

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the UMB Financial Corporation Charitable Foundation.

 Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic performance record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of career and educational goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • Online recommendation

Financial need will be considered

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display the student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, as well as the term in which each course was taken.

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.

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

Questions? Contact us:

Email: umbf@scholarshipamerica.org
Phone: 507-931-1682 and ask for the UMB Count-on-More Scholarship Program

 

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