Frequently Asked Questions - Scholarship Awards

Check out our video that summarizes our main program, who's eligible and the main steps in the processes: SCHOLARSHIP OVERVIEW VIDEO

Scholarship award funds are sent directly to the school AFTER the verification of enrollment is submitted to UMHEF. The deadline is typically November 15th.

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It depends on the number of applicants. But typically for a March 1st deadline we aim to notify recipients by May 1st.

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It depends on the individual scholarship and school type, but the majority of our scholarships have a deadline of March 1st annually. You should typically be notified by May 1st. If you do not receive a scholarship but applied, we will contact you via email and postal letter.

No. We have 3 basic applications (General Named Endowed, UM Dollars for Scholars, and UMLS) and while you can apply for all of them, in the end you can only receive one. We will do our best to find one for eligible students that turn their COMPLETE applications in before the deadline. If you are eligible for multiple scholarships, WE WILL GIVE YOU THE HIGHEST VALUE SCHOLARSHIP THAT YOU QUALIFY FOR.


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