The LUMRG aims to increase the retention rate of underrepresented students by providing them with a series of higher education opportunities while reducing the burden of student debt. The award is renewable, applicants must reapply every year to receive the aid.
Contact the LUMRG Staff for more information and/or to receive an application.
All Lawton Grant awards have increased. Please see the Awards tab for more information.
The LUMRG is an incentive-based award. In order to receive the grant, qualifying applicants must complete an application and meet all 10 qualifications listed under the Lawton Grant Qualifications tab.
Complete a New Applicant application and submit the following items:
Complete a Renewal Applicant application and submit the following items:
Applicants may submit their completed applications and supporting materials in person at one of our office locations, via email, and/or online through Canvas. Contact the office to enroll in our Canvas account.
The Lawton Grant award provides funds to qualifying undergraduate minority students. Please see below for a list of qualifications:
*Southeast Asian applicants must be of Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, and/or Vietnamese heritage.
The LUMRG award is available for qualifying students enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, including students at our Rock County Campus. Transfer students with 24 credits and/or more will be evaluated on grades received at their previous institution.
The award provides between $2,500 and $3,500 per academic year to qualifying students. Please note that all awards represent the total financial aid granted per academic year to a qualifying applicant. The award amount may change in accordance to an applicant's Financial Need status.
The Lawton Grant is awarded based off applicant's cumulative GPA:
|GPA||$ Award $|
|3.50 - 4.00||$3,500|
|3.00 - 3.49||$2,250|
|2.50 - 2.99||$2,750|
|2.00 - 2.49||$2,500|
*Award represents total received per academic year.
The Lawton Grant application has a rolling deadline, however, it is first come first serve. We encourage students to complete their application as soon as possible as funds are limited. Students only need to submit one application per academic year. Once a student completes their Lawton Grant application, please allow the Lawton Grant and Financial Aid Office about 2 weeks to process and distribute the funds.
Lawton Grant Adviser: John Dominguez Jr.
Graduate Assistant: Keith Malueg
Undergraduate Coordinators: Gabriela Barcenas & Rasheed Goodman
Office: McCutchan Hall 211
Phone: (262) 472-4656
Lawton Grant Adviser: Julie Janiak
Office: Andrews Hall 012
Phone: (608) 898-5051
*Rock County students may also contact the LUMRG Undergraduate Coordinators for assistance.*