Share the Care of Leah Scholarship Fund

To make scholarship grants to undergraduate students at the University of Wyoming. To be eligible for this scholarship award an applicant must be entering disciplines and/or pursuing careers in teaching, physical therapy, massage therapy, nursing, social work, audiology/speech pathology, medicine and/or art therapy.

Preference will be given to applicants with personal experience in care giving which has motivated them to pursue a career in the healing and helping professions and who have financial need. This scholarship is funded to honor the friends of Leah Griffin who volunteered to share in her care while she battled ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease during 2006-2009.

Recipients of scholarships shall be selected by the Scholarship Committee of the Student Financial Aid office as appointed by the Director of Student Financial Aid. This committee will consult with the Deans of the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education and the College of Health Sciences, or their representatives, to identify applicants. The committee may also consult volunteers who shared in Leah’s care.

Scholarships and Financial Aid Department
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please describe your personal experience in care giving; how has this motivated you to pursue a career in the healing and helping profession?