First-Generation Students

All incoming first-generation students are invited to participate in a pre-orientation program designed to celebrate the significance of embarking on their college journey. Students and their family members or guests will have an opportunity to connect with one another and with first generation faculty and staff members. There will be opportunities to have questions answered, to begin building a sense of community, and to learn about all the resources available that support students’ success. This event is free for first generation students and up to three family members or guests. Additional guests are welcome to register for a small fee.

Click here to register for First Connections!First-Gen Student Resources

Multicultural Scholarship

To create an academic community rich in cultural diversity, Westmont offers a Cultural Diversity Award of up to $8,000. Incoming students who desire to incorporate their intercultural experiences into the Westmont learning environment should apply for this competitive, need-based scholarship.

You can find the application here. Incoming students for spring 2022 should apply by December 1, 2021. Students applying for fall 2022 should apply by February 1, 2022. 

Urban Leadership Scholars Program

The Urban Leadership Scholarship programs provides students from urban areas with access to an excellent Christian liberal arts education at Westmont, then launches these graduates back into their home communities, equipped to lead and make a difference in a metropolitan area. While enrolled, Urban Leadership Scholars (ULS) participate in programs and networking opportunities to enhance their educational experience and shape their character and development. Learn more here.

Click here for more general Admissions information.