Dept. 3168, 1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
A lack of financial resources can be a major barrier to post-secondary education for ethnic minority and first generation college bound students. Obtaining assistance requires careful planning, preparation and perseverance.
As you begin (or continue) your mission to finance your education, please allow the following resources to serve as your starting point. Should you require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Funding is for eight consecutive semesters, ($6,000 total over four years) provided the recipient maintains a 2.0 cumulative grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester.
be a spring high school graduate with a GPA of 2.5 or higher
be a member of one of these ethnic groups in the United States: American Indian/Alaska Native;
Asian American/Pacific Islander; Black/African American; or Hispanic/Mexican American/Latino/Chicano
have UW admission application on file
Winifred Snyder Yaap Memorial Scholarship for Native Americans