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.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
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.
Up to ten awards of $8,000 each will be granted, provided there are qualified applicants.
The program will be administered in full compliance with IRS Revenue Procedure 76-47.
Awards are renewable up to three consecutive years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance (maintaining a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale).
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
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.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, will be considered. Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of UMB Financial Corporation Charitable Foundation play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 6, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.