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Lawton Undergraduate Minority

Retention Grant

The Lawton Undergraduate Minority Retention Grant (LUMRG) is available to eligible underrepresented racial/ethnic minority students at the University. Eligible students may receive up to $4,000 per academic year for four years with a maximum of $16,000 per student.

To be considered (new or returning applicants) for the LUMRG, students must meet all eligibility requirements, complete their FAFSA, fill out the LUMRG application and complete a financial literacy activity on D2L by March 15.

For more information, email Byron Adams at or call (920) 424-3081.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must have completed at least 24 credits
  • Must be a full-time student at UWO (special students and students working toward a second undergraduate degree are not eligible)
  • Must be enrolled in and complete at least 24 credits per academic year
  • Must be African American, Hispanic/Latino(a), Native American or Southeast Asian (Cambodian, Laotian, Vietnamese, Hmong)
  • Must be in good academic standing (earned a minimum of a 2.0 GPA) to be eligible
  • To be eligible for renewal, you must be in good academic standing and making SAP requirements
  • Must be a United States citizen or have a permanent resident status
  • Must be a Wisconsin resident (Minnesota Reciprocity students are NOT eligible)
  • Must demonstrate financial need via FAFSA application

Apply for Lawton Grant HERE.