ALSAME Scholarship

The Alsame Scholarship is intended to recognize and support students who, through their past activities or educational aspirations, have indicated an interest in the advancement of underrepresented groups in the United States.


  • Be a high school senior
  • Have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50
  • Graduate from a high school in Michigan
  • Latino/a or Hispanic ancestry

Submit a complete Alsame Scholarship Application 2019-20 by March 30, 2019.

Panel of students moderated by Chelsey Carpenter

Precollege staff conducted a Real Talk Diveristy Series

"Moving toward cultural humility: A lifelong process" is the topic of a panel discussion Tuesday, Nov. 13 moderated by Chelsey Carpenter, MI GEAR UP coordinator as part of the Real Talk Diversity Series and International Education Week. Participants from a range of backgrounds and positions at WMU, including many students, discussed cultural humility, building awareness and engaging the campus community in dialogue around the meaning of cultural humility and what it looks like at WMU and beyond. This event was offered by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in collaboration with the Haenicke Institute for Global Education and the Office of Precollege Programming.