Applications for the Fall 2022 semester will be accepted beginning February, 2022!


There are two scholarship rounds each year, in early Spring (for fall semester), and late-Fall (for spring semester). Upcoming deadlines are as follows:

No later than May 14, 2022:  Applications accepted for the Fall 2022 semester. 

No later than November 1, 2022:  Applications the Winter/Spring 2023 semester. 

“It was reassuring to know my research into the Danish society was noteworthy.” – Rebild Scholar

Applications must be complete to be considered. This includes the application/essay, 2 letters of reference and an unofficial transcript. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure all application requirements are met by the deadline in the format listed in the instructions. Before starting the application process please read the information in the “Application Instructions” file listed below.

Application Requirements:


Listed below are the applications forms and the letter of reference forms for 2022-2023 in both Microsoft Word and PDF format.

2022-2023-Scholarship-Application – Word

2022-2023-Scholarship-Application – PDF

Letter of Reference Form 2022 – Word

Letter of Reference Form 2022 – PDF

Submit your application directly to the UMRSC by emailing an attachment to:

If you have a general question please send an email to:

All complete applications will be reviewed within 60 days of the deadline. Finalists will be contacted to set-up and attend an online interview with members of the UMRSC. Award notification will be no later than July 15th for spring applications and no later than December 15th for fall applications.