Increasing college graduation through a redesign of the first years

Join Wildcat Scholars

Wildcat Scholars Eligibility

  1. High school seniors and students accepted to Weber State University

  2. Math Placement 1, 2, or 3 AND an English Placement 1 or 2
    (Placement scores are found on CatTracks in your eWeber portal under the “Student Information” section at the top of the screen)
  3. First-Generation, low-income, & undocumented students are encouraged to apply

Benefits of Joining Wildcat Scholars

  1. Graduate Faster 
    Save time and money by jumping right to college math and English courses designed for your success
  2. Skip Expensive Textbooks
    Your first-semester textbooks are free with our book loan program!
  3. We’ve Got Your Back
    An Advisor just for you.
  4. Park for Free
    A free parking pass for students in the Residence Halls or at Davis Campus.
  5. Find Your Home at WSU
    Take classes with other Wildcat Scholars and Instructors who really know you, to build community and your network.
  6. Get Involved in Your Community
    See how you can make a difference.

Wildcat Scholar Program Requirements

  1. Attend a Wildcat Scholar Program Orientation 

Spring 2023 Orientation Dates:

  • Tuesday, May 23 | 4-6 pm | Ogden Campus
  • Thursday, June 22 | 4-6 pm | Ogden Campus
  • Thursday, July 27 | 2-4 pm | Ogden Campus
  • Tuesday, August 8 | 2-4 pm | Virtual
  • Tuesday, August 15 | 4-6 pm | Ogden Campus

  1. Complete WSU’s New Student Orientation Modules and the in-person Weber Welcome orientation                        

  2. (Weber Welcome orientation is not a WSU requirement, but IS a requirement for Wildcat Scholar students)

  3. Maintain a 2.0 GPA

Steps to Join

  1. Step 1 Apply to Weber State University | You're in. What's next?
  2. Step 2 Check the mail for your Admission Letter to Weber State University (you can find your math and English placements on your acceptance letter)
  3. Step 3 Apply for Wildcat Scholars
  4. Step 4 A Wildcat Scholars Advisor will contact you within one week