Scholarship Information

As a Stryker scholarship recipient, you will participate in a year-long program of personal support and leadership development. 



  • Identify as an underrepresented woman on campus (including, but not limited to: age, ethnicity, race, first generation in college, married or single with dependents, undocumented status)
  •  Admission to the University of Northern Colorado; enrolled in a degree seeking program as a full-time student
  •  Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) preferably by the March 1 priority deadline (if applicable)  
  • Invitations to apply from the Stryker Institute are sent out in June. All applicants will undergo a selection process and be notified of their acceptance status before the next academic year

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTSFall and Spring Retreats: leadership foundation workshops and team-building exercises

  • 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


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