Multicultural Pride Scholarship
Applicants must plan to attend UW as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours).
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have obtained DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status.
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. Recipients are expected to have an active role with Multicultural Affairs, multicultural organizations such as the Multicultural Student Leadership Initiative, and serve as multicultural ambassadors for the UW campus during their award year. Applicants for continuing awards must have demonstrated clear evidence of involvement in multicultural activities on campus.
Selection will be based on: demonstrated leadership, commitment to, involvement in and awareness of multicultural issues; participation in extra-curricular and community-related activities; potential to contribute to multicultural pride at the University of Wyoming; personal statement; and scholastic ability and achievement. Past recipients of the Multicultural Pride Scholarship must have been active participants in Multicultural Affairs activities and events which demonstrates their contribution back to the ethnic minority community and assists with their renewal application.
The UW Multicultural Pride Scholarship will competitively award several scholarships (one-year awards) of varying amounts dependent upon availability of funds. Second semester award is conditional upon continual full-time enrollment and first semester cumulative GPA of not less than 2.0 as well as participation in MA activities