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The Brown and Gold Commitment

International Students

This information is for the academic year 2021-22. Unless otherwise noted, awards listed are for the academic year and not by semester. The Brown & Gold Commitment grid for the 2022-23 academic year will be updated in August so be sure to check back soon!

The University of Wyoming is proud to offer the Brown and Gold Commitment to eligible international freshman students. The Brown and Gold Commitment provides annual financial support to select new international freshmen students based on their incoming cumulative grade point average (GPA).

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Note: All UW financial awards are subject to available funding, and are only available for eligible admits who begin in the fall semester. 

For International Students, a GPA 3.4-4.0 commitment level $7,000 USD and 3.0-3.39 a commitment level of $4,000 USD

To be considered for the Brown and Gold Commitment, international students must do the following by August 1st, 11:59 pm MDT for Fall enrollment:

  • Apply for admission and submit the $40 admission application fee

  • Submit official high school/secondary school transcripts

  • Submit official TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo scores

  • Submit a completed UW Confidential Financial Statement

  • Be admitted to UW

Confirm enrollment by August 1, 11:59 pm MDT.

A student's commitment may go up based on their final cumulative GPA until August 1st, 11:59 pm MDT.





Initial Eligibility and Scholarship Compliance

  • The Brown and Gold Commitment is only available to first-time, entering international freshmen seeking their first bachelor's degree.

  • This scholarship is renewable for up to 8 semesters (4 academic years) or up to the first bachelor's degree whichever comes first.

  • Students must maintain full-time continuous enrollment in Laramie campus courses (12 semester hours) during the Fall and Spring semesters each year but is not available for use during the Summer semester.

  • Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative UW GPA (evaluated at the end of each Spring semester).

  • Details regarding the requirements to receive and renew the Brown and Gold Commitment will be included in the award Terms & Conditions.


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