Lawton Undergraduate Minority Retention Grant (L&S)

The Lawton Minority Undergraduate Retention Grant is an incentive-based, retention grant awarded to Wisconsin resident students from four targeted student populations. Awards range from $500 to $3,000 per academic year. For more information on the Lawton grant, please go to:

Lawton Information – Financial Aid

Please contact the

L&S Lawton Program

with questions.
Selected recipients are notified through the financial aid portal on MyUW in June.

$500- $3,000
College of Letters and Science
Supplemental Questions
  1. I understand this application is only for students who are not currently receiving the Lawton grant (for the 2020-2021 year). This is for first year students and other students who have not received the Lawton this current year.. This is an application for funding for the 2021-2022 academic year.
  2. What is your expected graduation date? (Month/Year)
  3. Thank you for you interest in the Lawton Retention Grant. This grant awards up to $3,000 to Wisconsin residents who are rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors; making satisfactory academic progress toward a degree; have financial need; and are a member of a targeted underrepresented population.
  4. I am a Wisconsin resident, plan on completing at least 24 degree credits by the end of the current academic year and I understand that I must be enrolled for and complete 24 credits for the next academic year. Please contact Assistant Dean Jose Madera ( if you have extenuating circumstances that affect your enrollment load.
  5. Have you completed and submitted your 2021-2022 FAFSA application?
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