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Multicultural Affairs|Dean of Students

Scholarships


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.

Multicultural Affairs Scholarships      
  

2016 - 17 Late Round Hearst Scholars Award Scholarship - Due July 1, 2016

2016 -17 Late Round Multicultural Pride Scholarship - Due July 1, 2016

2016 - 17 UW Minority Scholarship - Due February 1, 2016

Winifred Snyder Yaap Memorial Scholarship for Native Americans

2016 Multicultural Affairs Summer Scholarship

Multicultural Affairs Graduate Program  - Due July 1, 2016


Departmental Scholarships

Academic Affairs

URDM Graduate Assistantships  provide support for under-represented domestic minority and women applicants in traditionally under-represented disciplines. URDM supports American-born or naturalized citizens of African-American, Hispanic/Latino, American-Indian/Alaskan native, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Asian-American applicants on a competitive basis. Applicants should contact their department of interest directly to visit with potential faculty mentors and programs available.  Mention the 'URDM GA'.

African American and Diaspora Studies Fund for Student Excellence

To provide financial support to a student or student(s) with a declared major or minor in African American Studies.

American Indian Studies General Application

Each year several successful American Indian student applicants receive scholarships based on their academic achievement and record of service. To apply to be considered please visit https://uwyo.academicworks.com/ to complete the American Indian Studies General Application.

Latina/o Studies Scholarships:

Transfer Student Scholarship: This award goes out to a Latina/o, Hispanic, Mexican-American, and/or Chicana/o Transfer Student from any Wyoming or Out of State Community Colleges.

D.A.C.A: This award goes out to a Latina/o, Hispanic, Mexican-American, and/or Chicana/o registered Minor with a D.A.C.A. student status.

Freshman Scholarship: This award goes out to a Latina/o, Hispanic, Mexican-American, and/or Chicana/o in-coming UW Freshman Student or with a designated Freshman status

Latina/o Minor: This award goes out to a Latina/o, Hispanic, Mexican-American, and/or Chicana/o UW student with UW Latina/o Studies Minor.

Other University of Wyoming Scholarships

2016 - 17 Multicultural Alumni Chapter Scholarship 

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.

Applicants Must:

  • 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 


 College of Arts and Sciences

Joan P. Capps Scholarship: For minority women studying in the Math or Sciences fields, demonstrating financial need.

College of Engineering

John and Sally Steadman Endowment: The net income only shall be used for the College of Engineering at the University of Wyoming to (a) support faculty professional development to assist the College in providing the engineering education needed for graduates to be competitive in the engineering marketplace and (b) provide undergraduate scholarships for students in the College from underrepresented segments of the student population, i.e., women and ethnic minority students.

Geology and Geophysics

Union Pacific Geology Scholarship:  Applicants must be outstanding minority students in Geology or outstanding female students in Geology. Two scholarships will be awarded; one each to a minority student and a female student.

Other Resources

Financial Aid and Opportunities for Minority Students 

Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at Wyoming Colleges

Non-UW Scholarship Resources


Graduate Student Financial Assistance 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

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