Multicultural Student Scholarship Resources

»FAFSA

Visit  WSU Scholarship office
 


 

» 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
 

»Oportunidad Scholarship 2014

Deadline: April 18,2014
Download the application 


» Indian Health Service Scholarship-CLOSED

Deadline:March 28,2014
http://www.ihs.gov/scholarship
 


»Undocumented Student Resource Guide

Download the PDF
 


» Affidavit for Non-Resident Tuition Exemption 

Download the PDF
 

» Ogden Hispanic Chamber of Commerce-CLOSED

Download the PDF
 

» Making College Affordable for Hispanics

A List of helpful resources and scholarships for the Hispanic community

View more details

 


» Resources for Undocumented Students

  

» Scholarship Opportunities  for Hispanics

  • Scholarships.com 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.

» Davis Watkins

Five to six $1,000 scholarships: $500 fall 2013 and $500 spring 2014 (if you continue to qualify)

REQUIREMENTS

Undergraduate WSU student attending at least one class at the Davis Campus
GPA of 3.0 or higher
May be full or part time
Have applied for financial aid (filled out a FAFSA application)
In good academic standing with the university

TO APPLY

Update your 2013-2014 eWeber Scholarship application ...
Log into your student portal
Click on the "Student Services" tab
Click the "Scholarship Application" link (left side of page)
Write "Davis Watkins Scholarship" in the text box asking for activities and accomplishments
If you are moved to the next level by the committee, you will receive an email in your Wildcat mail with further instructions
ONLINE APPLICATION IS DUE MONDAY, OCTOBER 7

 
 

» The Forrest C. Crawford Distinguished Stewardship Award-NOMINATIONS BEEN 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 multicultural@weber.edu.


 

» 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. (http://www.nsa.gov/careers/opportunities_4_u/students/stokes.shtml).

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
 
 

» Utah Private Scholarships

Helpful Information   Website
Utah Philanthropic Educational Organization Facts Chart     peoutah.org/
American GI Forum Northern Utah Chapter 2012 Scholarship    

» African American Scholarships

Title Contact Website
NAACP Willems Scholarship  (410) 358-8900  NAACP.org
Nelson Mandela Award for Health (202) 347-5270  KFF.org
New Talent Award spage@ala.org  ALA.org
Oscar Micheaux Award (614) 229-4399  blackstarcom.org
William R. Hearst Scholarship (212) 279-2626  nacme.org

» American Indian Scholarships 

Title Contact Website;
Utah Navajo Trust Fund   Phone:800-378-2050 untf.utah.gov
Navajo Nation Scholarship    onnsfa.org  
Tribal Scholarships (Your Tribe) N/A
American Indian Science &
Engineering Society (AISES)
(505) 765-1052
info@aises.org
AISES.org
Indian Health Services (IHS) webmaster@ihs.gov IHS.gov
American Indian Service Scholarship (801) 375-1777 americanindianservices.org

» Asian American Scholarships 

 
Title Contact Website;
 Japanese American Citizens League  jacl@jacl.org JACL.org
 THZ FO Farm Fund (808) 566-5570 hcf-hawaii.org  
 Organization of Chinese Americans Inc.  202-223-5500 ocanational.org 
 National Association for Asian and
 Pacific American Education
 (416) 393-9400 naapae.net
 National AAJA General Scholarships  (415) 346-2051
National@aaja.org
(415) 346-2051 
national@aaja.org
(415) 346-2051 
national@aaja.org
(415) 346-2051 
national@aaja.org
(415) 346-2051 
national@aaja.org
AAJA.org
 The Asian & Pacific Islander
 American Scholarship Fund
  apiasf.org

» Hispanic Scholarships

Title Contact Website;
 Hispanic Scholarship Fund  scholar1@hsf.net HSF.net 
Latino College Dollars trpi@trpi.org LationCollegeDollars.org
SOMOS Scholarship Utah Hispanic Chamber of
Commerce scholarship
utahhcc.com
Making College Affordable affordablecollegesonline@gmail.com http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/spotlight/making-college-affordable-online-guide-for-hispanic-students/

» Pacific Islander/Asian Scholarships

Title Contact Website;
 General Motor Minority
 Engineering & Science  
Scholarshipinfo@gmsac.com GMSAC.com
Sisters' Alumni of the South
Pacific Scholarship
application@sistersalumni.org sistersalumni.org
Asian & Pacific Islander American
 Scholarship Fund
None APIASF.org
Organization of Chinese
American Women
None ocawwomen.org
Asian Pacific Islander Organization (736) 566-2941  APIO.org

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