There are two scholarship rounds each year, in early Spring (for fall semester), and late-Fall (for spring semester). 2018-2019 deadlines are:

No later than April 1, 2018:  applications accepted for the Fall 2018 semester. 

No later than October 15, 2018:  applications the Spring 2019 semester.


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Applications must be complete to be considered. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure all application requirements are met by the deadline.


Application checklist:

2018 Application Instructions


Click here for an application form in Word:

2018 Scholarship Application Final


Click here for a PDF of the application form:

2018 Scholarship Application Final


Submit your application directly to UMRSC by emailing an attachment to

General questions can be sent here:

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 UMRS. Award notification will be no later than June 15th. For fall use, no later than December.