Center for Multicultural Excellence Scholarships Resources



To learn how to apply for any of the scholarships listed below, visit the Center and schedule an appointment with a counselor.

You can also call or email the Center and express your interest: (801) 6267006/ 7330 | | Student Services Building, Suite 150. 

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Cinco de Mayo 

Private scholarship offered to students who identify as Hispanic and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. 

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Private scholarship for full-time students involved in the Hispanic Area Council. 


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Minority Scholarship

Scholarship waiver for students who identify as Asian, Black, Pacific Islander, American Indian, or Hispanic, have unmet needs, and are a Utah resident. 2.5 GPA or higher. 

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Owens, Norris & Eleanor

Private scholarship for students who identify as American Indian, Asian, Black, Hispanic , or Pacific Islander. 

SMS Multicultural Student

For students who identify as an ethnic minority, and have unmet need.

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Tony Ulibarri Fund

A private scholarship for multicultural students who can show proof that they are in need of financial assistance. 


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Private scholarship for full-time, Computer Science or Information Systems Technology students who identify as a female and/or an ethnic minority. 2.8 GPA or higher.


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Byron Warfield-Graham

Private scholarship for students who are engaged in Social Justice. 2.5 GPA or higher. Preference will be given to Political Science  Journalism majors, and BSU members.  


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Norman C. & Barbara L. Tanner Housing Scholarship

Students who identify as an ethnic minority and are an incoming first year student may qualify. Please fill out the online Google Form Application to apply.

CME Scholarship Program

Multicultural Engaged Leaders Program  

The CME is able to offer tuition activity waivers to students who meet the following requirements:

  • Must be actively involved in CME leadership programs and (Area councils, clubs, organizations, initiatives, etc.)
  • Must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Must be a full-time student (at least 12 credit hours or more)
  • Must be an ethnic minority student
  • Meet with counselor
  • Submit mid-term grade check form 
  • Must be making progress towards a degree
  • Volunteer for 5 hours per semester or as agreed upon
  • Attend workshops (list will be provided at CME Scholarship Orientation)

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


The Forrest C. Crawford Distinguished Stewardship Award

Must have a Bachelor's Degree

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 or any
  • Students must be involved with the Center for Multicultural Excellence and maintain 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher

Students will be evaluated according to:

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