Multicultural Student Scholarship Resources

Multicultural Student Center

The MSC is able to offer tuition and activity waivers to students who meet the following requirements.

  • Must be actively participating in MSC leadership programs and Area Councils.
  • Must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Must be a full time student (at least 12 units)
  • Must be an ethnic minority student
  • Meet with mentor/advisor once a month as agreed upon.
  • Submit Mid-term and final grades and discuss progress with mentor/Advisor.
  • Making Progress towards a degree
  • Volunteer for 10 hours per semester at an Area Council or MSC sponsored event
  • Participate once a semester in a Scholarship Workshop

If you are a student who is interested in this scholarship, please visit the Multicultural Student Center for more information, call 801-626-7330 or email at


WSU Resources

Leadership Scholarships

The Forrest C. Crawford Distinguished Stewardship Award NOMINATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED

The Forrest C. Crawford Distinguished Stewardship Award

About the Award:

This award has been created to honor Dr. Forrest C. Crawford, former Assistant to the President for Diversity, and professor of Teacher Education. It acknowledges Dr. Crawford’s remarkable energy and commitment to Weber State University (WSU), and, especially, his leadership of the University’s Diversity Initiative.

This award will be given to Weber State University graduate students who “have made exceptional contributions to the University, their profession or the public.”

Award Requirements:

The recipients of the Dr. Forrest C. Crawford Distinguished Stewardship Award through demonstration of sound educational practices will have:

  • Improved a process
  • Advocated for others
  • Taken on leadership in their campus, academic field or profession
  • Supported civic engagement
  • Promoted multiculturalism with direct impacts to the campus or community.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Students must be graduate students attending WSU
  • Students must have received their Bachelors’ from WSU
  • Students must be involved with the Multicultural Student Center

Students will be evaluated according to:

  • Leadership
  • Service
  • Inclusion
  • Initiative
  • Teamwork
  • Excellence

Students from underserved populations will receive preference.

If you are a student who is interested in this scholarship, please visit the Multicultural Student Center for more information, call 801-626-7330 or email at

Utah Private Scholarships

African American Scholarships

Title Contact Website
NAACP Willems Scholarship  410-358-8900
Nelson Mandela Award for Health 202-347-5270
New Talent Award
Oscar Micheaux Award 614-229-4399
William R. Hearst Scholarship 212-279-2626

American Indian Scholarships

Title Contact Website;
Utah Navajo Trust Fund   Phone:800-378-2050
Navajo Nation Scholarship  
Tribal Scholarships (Your Tribe) N/A
American Indian Science &
Engineering Society (AISES)
Indian Health Services (IHS) CLOSED
American Indian Service Scholarship 801-375-1777

Asian American Scholarships

Title Contact Website;
Japanese American Citizens League
THZ FO Farm Fund 808-566-5570  
Organization of Chinese Americans Inc.  202-223-5500 
National Association for Asian and
Pacific American Education
National AAJA General Scholarships 415-346-2051
The Asian & Pacific Islander
American Scholarship Fund

Hispanic Scholarships

Title Contact Website;
Hispanic Scholarship Fund 
Latino College Dollars
SOMOS Scholarship Utah Hispanic Chamber of
Commerce scholarship
Making College Affordable

» Scholarship Opportunities for Hispanics

  • has an extensive list of scholarships for Hispanic students, and students can also conduct their own scholarship search based on other criteria.
  • The Hispanic Scholarship Fund awards more than 150 types of scholarships to students, including offering internships and mentors to qualifying participants. Students may search for scholarship by academic level so they can easily find one to meet their specific needs.
  • Fast Web also provides a list of scholarships for Hispanic and Latino students, including funds for both merit and need-based.
  • SHPE Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Hispanic students excel in science, technology, engineering, and math, from pre-college through doctorate degrees. Scholarships and internships are just a small part of its comprehensive website.
  • League of United Latin American Citizens offers a variety of scholarships through its LULAC National Scholarship Fund.
  • In addition to providing reviews of both colleges and K-12 schools, Niche also has a college prowler option where students can search for a specific scholarship to meet their needs.
  • The Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities offers scholarships based on specific criteria for students attending a HACU-member college or university.
  • MyCollegeOptions allows students to search for scholarships by ethnicity as well as religion, major, and location. And once students are registered, they can access applications straight from the website.
  • Nerdscholar provides a list of some of the top scholarships for Hispanics. Even better, the site includes an effort meter, so students know up front how much effort it will take to complete the scholarship requirements.
  • MALDEF works to support the civil rights of the Latino community and offers a Law School Scholarship Program for similar-minded students.
  • The Hispanic Scholarship Consortium helps to eliminate barriers to higher education and professional success through collaborations with member organizations, benefactors, professional groups, colleges, and universities. The organization offers several scholarship opportunities.
  • The United States Hispanic Leadership Institute offers a scholarship directory for high school students and counselors and aims to educate both about post-secondary education.

Pacific Islander/Asian Scholarships

Title Contact Website;
General Motor Minority
Engineering & Science
Sisters' Alumni of the South
Pacific Scholarship
Asian & Pacific Islander American
Scholarship Fund
Organization of Chinese
American Women
Asian Pacific Islander Organization 736-566-2941

Undocumented Scholarships & Resources

Local Scholarships for Undocumented Students

  • Ogden Hispanic Chamber of Commerce(annual)
  • Oportunidad Scholarship(annual)
  • SOMOS (annual)

Other Scholarships

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program for STEM high school students

Please pass this information along to all those that may be of interest:

National Security Agency’s Stokes Educational Scholarship Program for STEM (i.e. students interested Science Technology Engineering Math) high school students.  Applications are accepted Sept – November 15th.  Visit website for more information. (

Scholarship includes:

  • Tuition and mandatory fees of up to $30,000 per year at the college of your choice
  • Housing and travel entitlements available during summer employment (if the distance between NSA and the school exceeds 75 miles)
  • Year-round salary
  • Guaranteed continued employment with NSA after graduation
  • Receive annual and sick leave and paid federal holidays
  • Health and life insurance
  • Participation in federal retirement plans

Engineering Career Resources