Lawton Grant

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About Lawton

The Lawton Undergraduate Minority Retention Grant is an incentive-based, retention grant. This grant is awarded to Wisconsin resident students from four targeted student populations (African-American, Hispanic, Native American (or American Indian), and Southeast Asian of Vietnamese, Cambodian or Laotian descent. It is a need-based grant monitored by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Lawton Facts
  • The Lawton Grant can be awarded over a four-year period beginning in the sophomore year.
  • Lawton Grant funding is renewable but not automatic. Students must reapply every year.
  • Students receive up to $3,000 per year with awards ranging from $1,000-$3,000 per year.
  • Lawton applicants are nominated annually in the spring semester by the Lawton Director for an award in the upcoming academic year

Questions? Contact the Lawton Grant Director