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The University of Montevallo offers many scholarships based on a variety of student accomplishments and needs.  Each year, scholarship disbursements total over $500,000. Gifts in the form of scholarships are a vital source of support for recognizing and helping students.

If you see a scholarship need at the University of Montevallo, you can endow a new scholarship with the name of your choice for as low as $25,000.  This is a great way to honor a loved one or show your support of Montevallo.

You may also wish to make a gift in any amount to an already existing scholarship.

Please contact University Advancement at 205-665-6215 for more information regarding this wonderful opportunity to enrich students' lives.


Scholarships Funded Through the Office of University Advancement and Alumni Affairs:
Name Deadline Purpose Criteria/Guidelines
Alumni Honors Scholarship

(Click above to submit an application)

December 1 To recruit students that have outstanding records of academic success.


To reward academic excellence among UM students.

Available to entering first-year freshman students who scored exceptionally high (usually 29 or better) on the ACT or equivalent SAT score.

The amount of the scholarship is $7,000 per academic year.

Two scholarships are awarded and are renewable with a minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA.

Alumni Legacy Scholarship July1 To recruit the children and/or grandchildren of active alumni to attend the University of Montevallo.


To provide a scholarship in honor of the commitment of graduates who contribute to the development of the University of Montevallo.

Entering first-year students (freshman or transfer) who are children or grandchildren of active alumni are eligible to apply.

The parent or grandparent must hold an undergraduate or graduate degree from UM and be considered an active donor to the University of Montevallo Foundation for three of the past five years.

Interested students indicate they are children or grandchildren of UM graduate on the application. 

The amount of the scholarship is $500 for one academic year, which may be used at the University of Montevallo bookstore to purchase books and supplies as needed to assist in the successful transition to college.

The number of scholarships awarded will be based upon the availability of funds.

Class of 1952 Memorial Scholarship April 1 To honor the memory of the members of Class of 1952 and enable a student to complete his/her education at the University of Montevallo.  Applicant must be an upperclassman with financial need.