Aspire Program

Aspire Grant

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The Aspire Award is dedicated to support students of color, from limited-income, and/or first-generation students who completed the program their first year here at UWRF. The purpose of this award is to assist Aspire students with undergraduate research/project, studying aboard, or towards an internship. Eligible students are able to receive up to $500.

To check your eligibility please contact the Aspire Coordinator, Maikou Lor, at

In order to be eligible for the Aspire Grant, you must have been part of the Aspire Program your first year at UWRF.

Undergraduate Research

  • Students who are conducting research may use their grant towards S&E or a stipend.

Studying Aboard

  • Students who are studying aboard may use their grant towards travel arrangements or S&E on their trip.


  • Students who are doing an internship may apply their grant towards a stipend.

Undergraduate Research / Project

  • Option 1: Submit your undergraduate research proposal or project plan.

  • Option 2: Submit your class schedule that shows your name and the class syllabus that you will be conducting research or project planning in.

Studying Abroad

  • Submit your class schedule that includes your name with the study abroad course(s). 


  • Option 1: Submit a copy of your acceptance letter with the organization that you will be interning for.

  • Option 2: Submit a letter from your internship supervisor indicating that you will be interning for their organization.

Applicants will be accepted on a rolling bases throughout the academic year. We reccomend that students submit their application as soon as possible when they are ready to pursue usage of the award. 

Submit Application


1. Fill out form

2. Attached supporting documents 

3. Send to

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