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Bengal Academic Scholarships

UMFK Athletics' Bengal logoUMFK offers a number of merit-based scholarships for qualifying residential (on-campus) first year and transfer students. A separate application is not required to qualify. Simply complete your admissions application and you will automatically be reviewed for eligibility when the Admissions Committee makes a decision on your application. Scholarships are automatically renewed each year as long as your overall grade point average is maintained at a 3.0. UMFK strongly encourages students who are eligible for U.S. Federal financial aid to apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Click one of the buttons below to see what scholarships are available.

 

In-State Students

SAT totals are the combined Evidence-Based Reading & Writing and Math test scores
Students with a Bachelor’s degree are not eligible for this academic scholarship
Gold level recipients are required to live on campus​

2016-2017 Scholarships for First Year Students (12 or less college credits)

Scholarship Name Eligibility Requirements Amount
Bengal Gold SAT score is 1120+ (24+ ACT) and class rank is top 30% $2,000.00
Bengal Silver SAT score is 1020-1110 (20-23 ACT) and class rank is top 50% $1,000.00

 

2016-2017 Scholarships for Transfer Students (13 or more college credits)

Scholarship Name Eligibility Requirements Amount
Bengal Gold Cumulatve transfer GPA is 2.75-4.00 $1,000.00

Note: students with completed bachelor’s degrees are not eligible for Bengal Academic Scholarships 

Out-of-State Students

SAT totals are the combined Evidence-Based Reading & Writing and Math test scores
Students with a Bachelor’s degree are not eligible for this academic scholarship
Gold level recipients are required to live on campus​​

2016-2017 Scholarships for First Year Students (12 or less college credits)

Scholarship Name Eligibility Requirements Amount
Bengal Gold 2 out of 3: SAT score is 1120+ (24+ ACT), class rank is top 30% or High School GPA of 3.00-4.00 $5,000.00
Bengal Silver 2 out of 3: SAT score is 1020-1110 (20-23 ACT), class rank is top 50% or High School GPA of 2.80-2.99 $3,500.00
Bengal Bronze 2 out of 3: SAT score is 920-1010 (17-19 ACT), class rank is top 50% or High School GPA of 2.60-2.79 $2,500.00

 

2016-2017 Scholarships for Transfer Students (13 or more college credits)

Scholarship Name Eligibility Requirements Amount
Bengal Gold Cumulatve transfer GPA is 3.25-4.00 $5,000.00
Bengal Silver Cumulatve transfer GPA is 2.75-3.24 $3,500.00

Note: students with completed bachelor’s degrees are not eligible for Bengal Academic Scholarships 

Canadian Students

2016-2017 Scholarships for First Year Students

Scholarship Name Student GPA (High School Only) Student GPA (CEGEP Only, Minimum 1 Year Completed) Amount
Bengal Gold 90-100 86-100 $5,000.00
Bengal Silver 80-89 75-85 $3,500.00
Bengal Bronze 75-79 70-74 $2,500.00

 

2016-2017 Scholarships for Transfer Students (30 or more college credits)

Scholarship Name Transfer Student Cumulative GPA Amount
Bengal Gold Cumulatve transfer GPA is 3.25-4.00 $3,000.00
Bengal Silver Cumulatve transfer GPA is 2.75-3.24 $1,000.00

Note: students with completed bachelor’s degrees are not eligible for Bengal Academic Scholarships 

International Students

2016-2017 Scholarships for First Year Students

Scholarship Name Student GPA (High School Only) Amount
Bengal Gold 90-100 $5,000.00
Bengal Silver 80-89 $3,500.00
Bengal Bronze 75-79 $2,500.00

 

2016-2017 Scholarships for Transfer Students (30 or more college credits)

Scholarship Name Transfer Student Cumulative GPA Amount
Bengal Gold Cumulatve transfer GPA is 3.25-4.00 $5,000.00
Bengal Silver Cumulatve transfer GPA is 2.75-3.24 $3,500.00

Note: students with completed bachelor’s degrees are not eligible for Bengal Academic Scholarships