Spring Social Media Contest Now Open!

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Here at UMHEF, we are full swing in the scholarship application season for 2017/2018 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 be...so want to help you out!


After submitting an online application for one of our scholarships, 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 textbook scholarship!

The contest runs through February 5, 2017 11:59pm EST.

This contest is only open to UMHEF applicants for the 2017/2018 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 and make a difference through teaching and helping other's dreams come true!  Excited to attend #SchoolName in the Fall! 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 (usually General Named Endowed or UM Dollars for Scholars program) by Feb. 5th 11:59pm EST. Either a paper or online application.

-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 by Feb. 1st 11:59pm EST will receive a $200 Amazon book gift card. 

Winner will be announced February 6th at 12:00pm EST.






QUESTIONS? Email umhef@umhef.org

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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