Hearst Scholars Award Scholarship
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. Current Hearst Scholars may reapply for a renewal award using this same process and deadline.
Selection will be based on demonstrated leadership, participation in extra-curricular and community-related activities, potential to contribute back to the ethnic minority community upon graduation, personal statement, and scholastic ability and achievement. Past recipients of the Hearst Scholars Award must have been active participants in MA activities and events which demonstrates their contribution back to the ethnic minority community and assists with their renewal application.
The Hearst Scholars Award program at UW 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.