UMD awards scholarships to outstanding students in a variety of academic disciplines at accredited colleges or universities outside of Macedonia. Scholarships range from $1,000-$2,000.
Who is eligible?
• Those enrolled, full-time undergraduate students in good standing at an accredited college or university outside of Macedonia;• Those who submit this completed application, along with all necessary documents;• And students in their last year of high school, provided they have been accepted into a university or college and also submit proof of their acceptance and enrollment.
Candidates must present documentation to UMD verifying the eligibility criteria. The selection will be based on merit.Scholarship applicants and winners can and are encouraged to reapply in subsequent years.
Essay: UMD requests an essay, no more than 800 words combining following topics:
- As a young individual, please tell us what your Macedonian heritage means to you in the context of wider society. How have your ethnic cultural values been affected by the society in which you live? - What role have your parents, grandparents, or other family members played in making you the person you are today?
Please Note: The essays of the scholarship recipients will be published in UMD publications. We highly recommended proofreading before submitting for grammatical and spelling errors.
How to Apply
Please read the following instructions carefully. Submit this form and e-mail a PDF of the following documents to email@example.com, or mail hard copies of the following documents to the below address no later than February 15, 2019.
United Macedonian Diaspora1510 H Street, NW, Suite 900Washington, D.C. 20005
1. MOST RECENT OFFICIAL or UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT2. LIST OF EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND/OR AWARDS3. ESSAY4. CV/RESUME
Upon acceptance of application, the UMD Bitove Scholarship Selection Committee will evaluate the applications and will determine the best candidate to receive the scholarship. UMD will mail a check directly to the college or university.