UMTIA: Upper Midwest Translators & Interpreters Association, A Chapter of the ATA

Apply for a Scholarship

How to Apply

The Upper Midwest Translators and Interpreters Association (UMTIA) is proud to provide academic scholarships as a way to recognize and support those who are aspiring to further their education in interpreting and/or translation by pursuing a degree or certificate through an accredited institution. Four scholarships of $600 each are to be awarded throughout the year to individuals selected by the committee. The spring semester deadline is March 15 and the fall semester deadline is October 15 every year. You can learn more about the UMTIA scholarships here.

Have questions about our scholarship opportunities? Please send us an email at

**Apply Now!**

Please send the following by email to or mail them to UMTIA Scholarship Attn: Elisa Gustafson, 3500 Oliver Ave North, Minneapolis, MN 55412. Remember that the deadlines are March 15 for spring semester and October 15 for fall semester. 

  • **UMTIA Scholarship Application**
  • Official high school (or higher education) transcripts or equivalent
  • Proof of acceptance in the Translation and Interpretation program
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation with contact information from supervisors or professors of translation/interpretation
  • Current resume
  • Proof of Language Testing (as selected by their program) and level obtained

UMTIA reserves the right to use names, application information and photographs for promotional purposes solely within the organization. Applicant consents to these conditions in the application process.

IMPORTANT: UMTIA reserves the right to request further information from the applicant in order to better determine their qualifications. Upon acceptance, the scholarship funds will be awarded only after the student has submitted evidence of completion of a course in a Translation and Interpreting program. Applicant must submit unofficial transcript with semester grades.

Fall 2019 Scholarship Recipient


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