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External Scholarships

External Scholarships are private funded scholarships given to students by private donors, organizations, foundations and other outside sources. These scholarships are not directly related with the University of the Cumberlands. Scholarship recipients are chosen by the external agency and funds are distributed to the student by the university, once the funds are received from that specific agency.

Morris Bart, LLC scholarships

Community Service Scholarship

The Community Service Scholarship from Morris Bart, LLC awards one deserving student who is committed to community service with a $2,500 scholarship towards the college or university of their choice.

The deadline for application submission to this scholarship is December 15. All applications must meet the eligibility requirements outlined below and submit their application via the website below.

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Psomagen Next Generation Scholarship

Next Generation Scholarship

Psomagen is pleased to announce the launch of a bi-annual $2,000 scholarship essay contest. To be eligible, applicants must be American citizens currently enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college in the United States, in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics program.

To enter, students must submit an essay or short video on one of the approved topics. The submission deadline for the Spring semester is December 1, 2021. For more information on the essay topic and submission guidelines, click the button below.

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CFF Foundation Education Award

CFF Foundation Education Award

CFF is proud to offer quarterly awards to university and college students! This scholarship will be awarded to a citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States who is enrolled and taking classes at an accredited college or university in the United States.

CFF will grant selected applicants a $1,500 financial award for their compelling essays on fishing, outdoors, and adventure activities.

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Discover Student Loan Scholarship Award

Discover Student Loan Scholarship Award

Sign up for emails to get helpful college tips and resources, and enter for the chance to win a scholarship! Throughout the year, 12 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected to win a $5,000 Discover® Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses.

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Citizens Bank Scholarships

The Citizens Scholarship

The Citizens Scholarship awards $2,500 monthly and $15,000 annually. No essays or contests required, and entries roll over each month. For undergraduate and graduate students and parents: If you pay tuition, you could win.

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Please note that University of the Cumberlands will not endorse or certify the legality of any external scholarship entry. University of the Cumberlands cannot guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the external scholarships information found within the scholarship links. We highly recommend that you verify the scholarship information, deadlines, and eligibility requirements.

Students receiving a scholarship from an external agency must notify the school to have the scholarship directed to the student’s account.

Scholarships may be mailed to:

University of the Cumberlands
Office of Student Accounts
6178 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769
  • Please include the Student ID# and the award period for the scholarship funds.


If you are an external agency that is providing a scholarship and would like to have it presented, please email us at

*** Make sure you are aware of scams when applying for external scholarships. Avoid scholarship organizations that may charge a fee or ask for personal information such as a Social Security number, credit card number, or banking information.