Scholarship Information

Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunity

  • $7,500 annual educational scholarship, renewable for up to four academic years with maintained eligibility (includes Fall and Spring semesters only)
  • An Apple iPad technology package for educational support is gifted to incoming participants
  • Engage with a collective group of supportive women
  • Participate in a year-long program of empowerment, personal growth, and leadership development
    • Social Justice and Identity workshops: participating in discussions about oppression, privilege, race, class, gender, sexuality, and activism
    • Leadership Development Seminars: workshop curriculum is based on Kouzes and Posner: The Student Leadership Challenge: The Five Practices for Exemplary Leaders and Tom Rath: Strengths Finder 2.0
    • Community Engagement:  participation in the Stryker Institute Sisters (SIS) program, in which we partner with the Greeley Dream Team to mentor youth from local middle schools
    • Special Guests: Outstanding leaders who make a difference share their stories

Eligibility Requirements

  • Identify as a woman from an underrepresented group (including, but not limited to: age, dependents, ethnicity, first-generation, gender identity, race, undocumented, veteran)
  • Admission to the University of Northern Colorado; enrolled in a degree seeking program as a full-time student
  • Recipients must be classified as a sophomore, junior, or senior
  • Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1st priority deadline, if applicable
  • Meet minimum 2.5 GPA requirements from the University of Northern Colorado or other college or university upon attending
  • Commitment to participate fully in the program, attend all workshops, and complete required assignments

Application Procedure

  • Submit your name and information to our Interest List.

    Our 2015-2016 Scholarship Interest List is now closed.

    If you would like to be added to our 2016-2017 Scholarship Interest List, please fill out this survey. This survey will close on May 1, 2016.
  • Complete the UNC Universal Scholarship Application by March 1st, priority deadline. All applications will be reviewed by a non-UNC committee. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status before the next academic year.


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