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Opportunities with Multicultural Affairs



HEARST SCHOLARS AWARD UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: This scholarship award is made available through a private gift from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation to the University of Wyoming (UW). Applicants must plan to attend UW as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours). Applicants must 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. Applicants must be an entering freshman, an entering undergraduate transfer student or a current Hearst Scholar. Applicants must have a high school or college GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must have submitted application materials to UW.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Varies.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Hearst Scholars Award Selection Committee; Multicultural Affairs; Department 3168; 1000 E. University Ave.; Laramie, WY 82071; diversity@uwyo.edu; (307)766-6191; FAX (307)-766-2157.

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/oma/scholarships/

MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING

TYPE: Undergraduate scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicant must be currently attending the University of Wyoming as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours); have sophomore, junior or senior status; be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident and a member of one of these ethnic groups: American Indian, Asian American, Black American, or Hispanic; and have a UW college grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Varies.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: UW Minority Scholarship Selection Committee; Multicultural Affairs; Department 3168; 1000 E. University Ave.; Laramie, WY 82071; diversity@uwyo.edu; (307)766-6191; FAX (307)-766-2157.

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/oma/scholarships/

[Currently not available for the 2014-2015 academic year]



MULTICULTURAL PRIDE SCHOLARSHIP AT UW

TYPE: Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must plan to attend UW as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours). Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident. Applicants must be an entering freshman or an entering undergraduate transfer student. Previous recipients of the Multicultural Pride Scholarship (MCPS) may apply for renewal. Applicants must have a high school or college GPA of 2.50 or higher. Applicants must have submitted admission application materials to UW.

AMOUNT OF AWARD: Varies

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: UW Multicultural Pride Scholarship Selection Committee; Multicultural Affairs; Department 3168; 1000 E. University Ave.; Laramie, WY 82071; diversity@uwyo.edu; (307)766-6191; FAX (307)-766-2157.

Online: http://www.uwyo.edu/oma/scholarships/


MULTICULTURAL PRIDE SCHOLARSHIP (LATE ROUND) AT UW

TYPE: Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must plan to attend UW as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours). Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident. Applicants must be an entering freshman or an entering undergraduate transfer student. Previous recipients of the Multicultural Pride Scholarship (MCPS) may apply for renewal. Applicants must have a high school or college GPA of 2.50 or higher. Applicants must have submitted admission application materials to UW.

AMOUNT OF AWARD: Varies

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 1

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: UW Multicultural Pride Scholarship Selection Committee; Multicultural Affairs; Department 3168; 1000 E. University Ave.; Laramie, WY 82071; diversity@uwyo.edu; (307)766-6191; FAX (307)-766-2157.

Online: http://www.uwyo.edu/oma/scholarships/

MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS GRADUATE PROGRAM (MAGP) AT UW

TYPE: Graduate assistantship

ELIGIBILITY: MAGP provides support services and financial assistance to minority students pursuing graduate study at the University of Wyoming. MAGP includes a financial assistance component through which minority students may apply for financial support. The purpose of MAGP is to assist students in completing a graduate or professional education. MAGP Graduate assistantships are available on a competitive basis to graduate students of American ethnic-minority background (Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, Hispanic and American Indian/Alaskan Native). To be eligible, you must be a United States citizen or permanent resident, accepted into graduate school at UW, and have a full-time student status (9-12 credit hours). Priority consideration is given to students who do

Not have full institutional funding.



AMOUNT OF AWARDS: The available financial assistance includes graduate assistantships ($11,349 stipend for 9 months, plus a tuition and fees scholarship).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 1.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: MAGP Selection Committee; Office of Multicultural Affairs; University of Wyoming; Dept. 3168; Laramie, WY 82071-3808; (307) 766-6193; reds@uwyo.edu.

Scholarships at the University of Wyoming



ADULT STUDENTCENTER SCHOLARSHIP

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: UW adult student (25 yrs. or older) who has completed at least 6 credit hours during previous fall semester (at UW) and will be enrolled at UW with at least 6 credits or more in the spring, current good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Must be US citizen or permanent resident of U.S. Given for spring semester only. Winners of scholarship are eligible to re-apply the following fall. Applications are available in mid-September.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Depends on availability of funds for the Spring Semester.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, prior to Thanksgiving at 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Applications may be mailed to Adult Student Scholarship Selection Committee, c/o Nontrad & Gender Programs, Dept. 3135, 1000 E. University Avenue, Laramie, WY 82071 or dropped off in 128 Knight Hall. Must be postmarked or faxed to 307-766-3298 by deadline.

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/ntscenter/scholarships-and-opportunities-ntscenter/
African American & Diaspora Studies Fund for Student Excellence

TYPE: Undergraduate Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicant must attend the University of Wyoming as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours). Application must be a declared minor in African American & Diaspora Studies (AADS) with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must also provide evidence of participation in extracurricular activities, provide three academic references, one letter of recommendation and submit a 500-700 word essay on topics including but not limited to African American history, the African Diaspora, social justice, multicultural issues, etc. Proof of minor declaration must be submitted with the completed application materials.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $250.00 or higher depending upon availability of funds

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1 at 12 p.m.

ADDRESS INQUIRES TO: Scholarship Committee; African American & Diaspora Studies; 111 Ross Hall; University of Wyoming; Laramie, WY 82071; 307-766-2481

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/aads/fund-scholarship/


ASUW Service-Learning Exchange Scholarship

TYPE: Undergrad and Graduate Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to students participating in service-learning exchanges that foster a passion for volunteerism, promote leadership development, and help to create well-rounded students.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Varies

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15 by 4 pm.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Associated Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW); Wyoming Union 020; 1000 E. University Ave. Dept 3625; Laramie, WY 82071; Phone: (307) 766-5204; Fax: 307-766-3762; Email: lisaa@uwyo.edu

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/asuw/scholarships/
ASUW James C. Hurst Scholarship

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: As the Minority Student Leadership Initiative was one of James C. Hurst’s special and personal projects, the James C. Hurst Scholarship was established in the hope of recognizing and rewarding an outstanding Minority Student Leadership Initiative Mentee. In the spirit of the award, it is assumed that, as a part of their ultimate goals, the recipient will have worked to further the success of the Minority Student Leadership Initiative, the success of their own academic career, and success in other areas of student involvement at the University of Wyoming.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Varies

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Check back in November of 2013

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Associated Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW); Wyoming Union 020; 1000 E. University Ave. Dept 3625; Laramie, WY 82071; Phone: (307) 766-5204; Fax: 307-766-3762; Email: lisaa@uwyo.edu

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/asuw/scholarships/
Charlotte H. Davis Scholarship

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: As Freshman Senate was one of Charlotte Hearne Davis’ special and personal projects, the Charlotte Hearne Davis Scholarship was established in the hope of recognizing and rewarding an outstanding Freshman Senator. In the spirit of the award, it is assumed that, as a part of their ultimate goals, the recipient will have worked to further the success of Freshman Senate, the success of their own academic career, and success in other areas of student involvement at the University of Wyoming.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Varies

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Check back in November of 2013

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Associated Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW); Wyoming Union 020; 1000 E. University Ave. Dept 3625; Laramie, WY 82071; Phone: (307) 766-5204; Fax: 307-766-3762; Email: lisaa@uwyo.edu

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/asuw/scholarships/
ASUW Leadership Scholarship

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: Leadership is an important part of a student’s time at college. To encourage students to become involved in leadership activities at the University of Wyoming, the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming has created a leadership scholarship. This student must have been an active member of the campus and community and have demonstrated leadership skills in these areas. This scholarship is awarded on a yearly basis; previous recipients are encouraged to apply again with the understanding that the most qualified applicants will receive the scholarship.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Minimum $1000 each semester

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Check back in November of 2013

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Associated Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW); Wyoming Union 020; 1000 E. University Ave. Dept 3625; Laramie, WY 82071; Phone: (307) 766-5204; Fax: 307-766-3762; Email: lisaa@uwyo.edu

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/asuw/scholarships/
ASUW High School Leadership Scholarship

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: Leadership is an important part of a student’s time at college. To encourage students to continue their involvement in leadership activities, the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming has created a scholarship to be given to a graduating high school senior planning to attend the University of Wyoming. This senior will have been an active member of their high school and community and will have plans to continue that involvement in college. This scholarship is renewable upon application each spring semester if the requirements continue to be met.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Minimum $1000 each semester

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Check back in November of 2013

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Associated Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW); Wyoming Union 020; 1000 E. University Ave. Dept 3625; Laramie, WY 82071; Phone: (307) 766-5204; Fax: 307-766-3762; Email: lisaa@uwyo.edu

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/asuw/scholarships/

Chief Washakie ENDOWMENT

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants should have strong ties to the Wind River Indian Reservation community and be seeking a graduate degree, a bachelor's degree or a certification to retain a current position. Full-time and part-time students on campus, or enrolled through the UW Outreach School, online, and all class level students, including graduate/professional and second bachelor's degree candidates, are encouraged to apply.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Depends upon availability of funds and applicant qualifications

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 1

ADDRESS INQUIRES TO: Debra Reed, Office of Student Financial Aid, Dept. 3335, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071, at 307-766-2411 or email Dreed14@uwyo.edu.

ONLINE:  www.uwyo.edu/sfa/scholarships/misc/scholarship_apps.html

Community College Transfer Students Scholarship

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be current Wyoming Community College students, have expected junior standing, and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $750 per semester up to four consecutive semesters provided the recipient maintains a 2.0 GPA while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 8

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: UW Alumni Association; 214 S. 14th Street; Laramie, WY 82070

Online: Wyo Alumni Scholarship Applications
Daniels Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program

for Nontraditional Students
TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be 25 years or older as of Sept. 1, 2013 and be admitted at UW for Fall 2013. Must have a declared major if you’re transferring 60+ credits to UW or have 60+ credits at UW. Must be a full-time student (12+ credit hours) and have FAFSA filed at UW. Must also be working toward your first Bachelor’s degree.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Up to $1000 per semester for up to two years and continuation is dependent on academic progress, level of program participation, and need for financial aid as determined by UW Student Financial Aid. .

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 2, 2013 before 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Pilar Flores; Dept. 3808, 1000 E University Ave.; Laramie, WY 82071 Email: pilar@uwyo.edu

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/ntscenter/scholarships-and-opportunities-ntscenter/

Graduate Students Alumni ScholaRship

TYPE: Graduate Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, proof of admittance to the UW Graduate School, and be a degree seeking candidate.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS:$1500 Annual Award

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 8

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: UW Alumni Association; 214 S. Street; Laramie, WY 82072

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/alumni/_files/docs/scholarship-applications/graduatestudent2013.pdf


Frank and Cynthia McCarthy Scholarship

Robert W. Winner Memorial Scholarship

John and Ada Thorpe Scholarship

TYPE: Combined Native American scholarship applications.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicant must plan to attend the University of Wyoming as a full-time student (Twelve or more credit hours required for undergraduate students. Nine or more credit hours required for graduate students). Applicant must be American Indian and proof of tribal enrollment must be submitted with the completed application materials. A minimum of a 2.0 UW GPA must be maintained in order for any scholarship awarded to be continued.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Amounts dependent upon availability of funds.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, at 5 p.m.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: University of Wyoming; American Indian Studies; Attn: Scholarship Committee; 1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 4297; Laramie, Wyoming 82071

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/aist/scholarship-information/index.html
MULICULTURAL ALUMNI CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: 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,and have UW admission application on file.



AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $750 per semester for eight consecutive semesters, provided the recipient maintains a 2.0 cumulative GPA while taking a minimum of 12 credits hours each semester.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 8

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: UW Alumni Association’ 214 S. 14th Street; Laramie WY 82072

ONLINE: Wyo Alumni Scholarship Applications

NORTHERN ARAPAHO ENDOWMENT FUND UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: The candidate must be an Enrolled Northern Arapaho. Must be accepted to a graduate program or be an admitted undergraduate student with junior or better standing. Priority for funding: (1st) graduate; (2nd) certification; (3rd) seniors; and (4th) juniors. Priority areas of study: business, science, health science, agriculture, engineering, education, law, and administration of justice. Students wishing to apply for study in areas other than the above are welcome, but must submit a clear statement describing the benefits their area of study brings to the Northern Arapaho people. All applicants must show evidence of a strong commitment to the good of the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

AMOUNT OF AWARD: Amount varies but includes: 1) tuition and mandatory fees, 2) a book allowance, 3) a stipend approximately equal to the stipend amount currently awarded by the University to a full-time graduate assistant, and 4) upon proper documentation, a dependent allowance of $80 per legal dependent (other than your spouse) per month, for up to four dependents under age 18 living with the student.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Debra Reed, Office of Student Financial Aid, Dept. 3335, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071, at 307-766-2411 or email Dreed14@uwyo.edu.

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/sfa/scholarships/scholarship_apps.html
Osher Scholarship

TYPE: Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be between the ages of 25 & 50 at the time of applications. Must be pursuing a first Bachelor’s Degree in a declared major field of study at UW and have applied and been accepted at UW. Applicant must also have an enrollment gap of at least 5 years while working on bachelor’s degree or starting to work on a bachelor’s degree (may be cumulative; does not have to be sequential). FAFSA filed at UW. Enrolled full-time or part-time.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Depends on available funds.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 3, 2013

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Michael Wade, SEO; Dept. 3808, 1000 E University Ave.; Laramie, WY 82072 Email: mwade@uwyo.edu

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/outreach/ocp/financial-aid/osher-fund.html
ROY E. JONES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

TYPE: 1st Priority: scholarship awards to Native Americans majoring in business. 2nd Priority: accounting majors.

ELIGIBILITY: Native Americans majoring in any business discipline who are at least a sophomore with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Native American applicants must be able to prove Indian descent by using the Form BIA 4432 "Verification of Indian Preference". The scholarship is also available for those Native American applicants obtaining second bachelors or graduate degrees in business. If no qualified Native Americans are eligible then the scholarship may be awarded to anyone majoring in accounting with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Financial need is not a factor for selection.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Two $750 scholarships.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: College of Business; Development Officer; University of Wyoming; Laramie, WY 82071.
STUDENT LEADER SCHOLARSHIP UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBLILTY: Available to new Wyoming freshman and to Wyoming residents who are transferring to UW from a Wyoming community college or from an out-of-state college. Scholarship recipients must be first-time students at UW, who are seeking a first bachelor's degree. Current UW students are ineligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must have a current cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale as computed by the UW Admissions Office.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $300 per semester renewable for up to a total of eight semesters of continuous enrollment or until a first bachelor's degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Scholarships for college transfer students are renewable for a number of semesters prorated on the number of college credit hours already completed.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Office of Student Financial Aid; Dept. 3335; 1000 E. University Ave.; Laramie, WY 82071; (307)766-2117; finaid@uwyo.edu
STUDENT SUCCESS SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: There are six different scholarships available. Applicants must be participants in Student Support Services project at UW, who meet individual criteria.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $500 per scholarship and one award per scholarship per year.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Student Success Services; Dept. 3808; 1000 E. University Ave.; Laramie, WY 82071; (307) 766-6189; sss@uwyo.edu
UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING SCHOLARSHIP

FOR SUPERIOR STUDENT PLANNING TEACHING CAREERS

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: Available to Wyoming high school graduates planning a career in teaching. The student, or his/her mother, father, or lawful guardian must be a resident of Wyoming for at least 5 years. Student must achieve a minimum composite score of 25 on the ACT or a minimum score of 1120 on the SAT. Candidates must document a high school GPA of a 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale or a minimum university/community college GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Covers the costs of resident, undergraduate tuition at the University of Wyoming.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Coordinator of Student Affairs; Office of Teacher Education; Dept. 3374; 1000 E. University Ave.; Laramie, WY 82071; (307) 766-2230; edquest@uwyo.edu

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/education/scholarships/undergraduate.html
UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING THEATRE AND DANCE SCHOLARSHIP

TYPE: Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY: Available to high school seniors. Auditions/interviews are required (please call for specific audition dates and times). If a candidate cannot attend an audition/interview in person he/she should send a non-returnable, ½” VHS videotaped audition to the address listed below.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Resident or non-resident tuition waiver amounts ranging up to full tuition for the academic year. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 30.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Scholarship Director; Department of Theatre and Dance; University of Wyoming; Dept. 3951; Laramie, WY 82071-3951; (307) 766-2198

ONLINE: http://www.uwyo.edu/thd/scholarships/
WYOMING STATE ASPIRE SCHOLARSHIP

TYPE: In honor of the life-long learning goal of ASPIRE, this scholarship is provided to a TRIO participant who will enroll/or be a continuing full time undergraduate student.

ELIGIBILITY: The applicant must have been a participant in one of the Wyoming TRIO programs within the past three years. Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, or a minimum GED composite score of 275. Completion of Scholarship Application Form in triplicate. Enrollment as a full-time student in a post-secondary academic institution for a program of study of two or more academic years. The completed application must be in triplicate (photo copies are fine). One copy of the application must be kept by sponsoring/submitting TRIO Office.

AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $500 per academic year.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Wyoming Aspire Scholarship; Box 3808; Laramie, WY 82071.


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