Grant and Scholarship Opportunities

Grants


Lawton Undergraduate Multicultural Retention Grant (LUMRG)

The intent of the Lawton Undergraduate Multicultural Retention Grant (LUMRG) is to provide financial assistance to designated minority undergraduate students (African American, American Indian, Latino/a and Southeast Asian) to improve opportunities for retention and graduation and lessen the burden of student debt.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Wisconsin resident
  • Full-time student status
  • Sophomore standing - minimum 24 credits
  • African American, American Indian, Hispanic or Southeast Asian
  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Financial need as determined by FAFSA

The complete list of eligibility requirements and application and certification process is available HERE
(you MUST review before proceeding to application).

Begin application process HERE
Priority deadline: March 14, 2014

Contact Kalvin Yang with questions
yangkal@uwstout.edu
715-232-2450

Advanced Opportunity Program (AOP)

The intent of the Advanced Opportunity Program (AOP) is to provide financial assistance to designated minority and disadvantaged graduate students to improve their opportunities for retention and graduation and lessen the burden of student debt.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Member of disadvantaged or underrepresented ethnic minority group
  • Admitted to a Master's degree program at UW-Stout
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to Financial Aid office

2014-2015 Guidelines and Application

Review complete list of eligibility requirements and certification process HERE
(you MUST review before proceeding to application)

Begin application process HERE
Review of applications begins March 14, 2014

Contact Kalvin Yang with questions
yangkal@uwstout.edu
715-232-2450

UW-Stout Scholarships


Multicultural Student Scholarship (NEW Incoming Freshmen Only)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be designated American minority (African American, American Indian, Hispanic or Asian) student
  • Must be accepted and planning to enroll at UW-Stout as a first-year, full-time, degree-seeking student for the fall 2014 semester
  • United States citizen or permanent resident
  • Have minimum 3.0 high school cumulative grade point average
  • Have demonstrated leadership through participation in community service, employment, extracurricular or other activities
  • Financial need may be considered with FAFSA application

Awards will consist of a four-year scholarship valued at $10,000. Students will receive $2,500 each year up to four years providing continued eligibility requirements of 3.0 GPA, earn at least 30 credits each year and the following per semester requirements are met:

  • Meet with Multicultural Student Services staff member at least once each semester
  • Participate in four Multicultural Student Services approved/sponsored activities each semester
  • Complete a financial literacy component each semester

THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS NOW CLOSED FOR 2014-15 ACADEMIC YEAR

For more information contact:
Barb Miller
715/232-5029
Email: multiculture@uwstout.edu


Stout University Foundation Scholarships (For All Students)

Stout Foundation scholarships are awarded based on an overall student profile, including participation in academic organizations and other groups, students' interest areas or financial need. Awards range from $250 to $8,500.

A full list of scholarships, application process and application is available HERE.

Scholarship applications are due Friday, January 31, 2014.

For more information, contact:

Charlene Smith
Phone: 715-232-1320
Email: scholarships@uwstout.edu