Welcome to the Stryker Institute for Leadership Development!

Our Mission Statement

The Stryker Institute for Leadership Development supports the personal, social, and academic achievement of underrepresented women-identified students at the University of Northern Colorado.

We accomplish our mission by providing access to educational opportunities, cultivating leadership potential, fostering connectedness and community, and empowering women through encouragement and space for personal growth.

Value Statement

The Stryker Institute celebrates the unique identity of each woman and the strength of our collective voice in positively impacting our families and communities. The Stryker experience is characterized by self-exploration, self-reflection, and celebration of our intersecting identities, and cultivates the individual and collective success of women through social justice and leadership development.


Scholarship Highlights

  • Participation based scholarship
  • Monthly workshop and team-building exercises
  • Emphasis on identity and leadership
  • Community engagement
  • Educational scholarship and technology package

Eligibility Requirements

  • Identify as an underrepresented woman on campus
  • Full time enrolled in a degree seeking program
  • Completion of FAFSA by March 1st deadline (if applicable)
  • Invitation to apply from the Stryker Institute





Stryker Institute for Leadership Development

Scott-Willcoxon Hall
University of Northern Colorado
1915 10th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80639

Phone: 970-351-2634
Fax: 970-351-1487