Announcing Social Media Contest for Scholarship Applicants!

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Here at UMHEF, we are full swing in the scholarship application season for 2016/2017 school year! This Spring we're giving UMHEF applicants the ability to participate in our social media contest for TEXTBOOK SCHOLARSHIPS! We know how expensive textbooks can want to help you out!


After submitting an online application for our scholarships to become #UMHEFscholar, TELL US ONE WAY YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD. Capture a related image in a photo or video, tag #UMHEFscholar, and have your friends like/share to help you earn a book scholarship!

The contest runs through February 21, 2016 11:59pm CST.

This contest is only open to UMHEF applicants for the 2016/2017 school year. To be eligible for our scholarships, you must be a member of the United Methodist Church and attending of our 119 United Methodist-related schools/colleges/universities/seminaries.


a)     Finished my application to become a #UMHEFscholar and want to make a difference by becoming a pastor. I’m attending #YourSchool in the Fall! Like/share to help me win a book scholarship from #UMHEF!

b)     I applied to be a #UMHEFscholar. They help #UMC students attend #UnitedMethodist schools like #SchoolName! Like/share to help me win a book scholarship, too!

c)     I hope to become a #UMHEFscholar and make a difference through becoming a doctor at #SMU. Help me win textbooks by liking/sharing this!


-Must have submitted online application for UM Dollars for Scholars or General Named Endowed by Feb.  21st 11:59pm CST. See for applications.

-Post a photo or video on Facebook/Twitter/Instagram, tagging #UMHEFscholar, that highlights a way the scholarship applicant wants to make a difference in the world, church, community or school.


The photo/video with the MOST LIKES/LOVES/SHARES s by Feb. 21st 11:59pm CST will receive a $200 Amazon book gift card. The second place is $100, Third Place is $50.

Winner will be announced February 22nd at 12:00pm CST.




By entering this contest you agree to allow UMHEF the use of your photo, video or likeness on their website, social media pages or in miscellaneous marketing materials, digital, print or otherwise.

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