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Scholarships

Download the 2020-2021 Scholarship Guidebook Here: 2020 Scholarship Guidebook

The University of Wyoming’s Board of Trustees’ approved scholarship grids known as the Cowboy Commitment for our Wyoming high school seniors.  There are two ways to be eligible 1) on an unweighted high school gpa of 3.00 or higher or 2) on an unweighted high school gpa of 3.00 and corresponding ACT/SAT composite test score. Test optional is only for eligible new first-time students entering UW fall 2021. Cowboy Commitment grid is available to view at: http://www.uwyo.edu/admissions/scholarships/residents/cowboycommitment.html. If you have any questions please reach out to UW at [email protected], call 307-766-5160; or come to the counseling office.

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS  

The Wyoming Student Leaders Scholarship:

Criteria:

  • Be a Wyoming high school senior
  • Be involved in a high school activity (athletics not required)
  • Have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Be involved in the community
  • Show consistent leadership qualities

Powell High School can nominate one girl and one boy for this scholarship.  The nominees from each high school will have to put together a portfolio showing why they should be the recipient of this scholarship.  Please submit a one-page essay explaining why you should be the PHS nominee for this scholarship and an academic resume to the counseling office by January 28th.  Nominees to represent PHS will be informed by Wednesday, February 3rd, then they will need to submit a portfolio to the counseling office by February 9th. Please come to the counseling office with any questions. 

Kaiser Foundation, Inc. Scholarship (any college or university)

Criteria: 

  • Activities and work experience
  • Short essay
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Transcript

Powell High School will select one student to represent PHS at the state competition for this scholarship.

Due in the counseling office by February 16, 2021.

Wyoming Game Wardens Assoc. Scholarship (any college or trade school)

Criteria:

  • Financial need
  • Completed Application

Electronic application is located on the Game Warden Association website at https://www.wyominggamewardens.com/scholarships.php.  Application due in the counseling office by February 25, 2021.

 Dairy MAX Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Reside in a territory served by Dairy MAX, which includes Wyoming
  • Achieve Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador status
  • Assist a Program Advisor at one school in achieving Touchdown status for the 20-21 school year
  • Plan to enter the field of agriculture, culinary arts, education or science
  • A graduating high school senior

For more information and scholarship, application go to https://www.dairymax.org/school/scholarships. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2021. 

SCHOLARSHIPS     

Wyoming School Resource Officer Association Scholarship (Any Wyoming College)

Criteria:

  • Plan to pursue a degree in Educations, Law or related field
  • Complete Application
  • An essay telling about yourself
  • An essay explaining how this scholarship will help you to pursue your degree in education or law

Fillable pdf of application may be found on www.phsprowl.com/scholarships.  Download fillable pdf here:  2020-21 Wyoming School Resource Officer Association Scholarship fillable.  Complete application is due in the counseling office January 21, 2021.

Society of Women Engineers/Rocky Mountain Section (any school)

Criteria:

  • Plan to enroll in engineering, engineering technology, or computer science programs at an ABET accredited college or university in the Fall of 2021
  • Activities
  • Engineering-related activities and achievements
  • Work or volunteer experience
  • 3.5 GPA or higher and ranked in the top 25% of class
  • Female
  • Current resident of Wyoming or Colorado

Applications and scholarship information can be found at http://www.swe-rms.org/scholarships.html.  Complete applications are due in the Counseling Office by January 25, 2021.

American Chemical Society Chemistry Scholarship (UW)

Criteria:

  • Plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree program in Biochemistry, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • Letters of Recommendation from your chemistry, mathematics AND English teachers sent directly to Department of Chemistry Chair.
  • Transcript and courses taking in the spring of senior year with test scores.
  • Cover Letter from applicant

Due in the counseling office by January 25, 2021.

Wyoming Trucking Association Scholarship (to be used at a Wyoming school)

Criteria:

  • Plan to pursue a course of study, which will lead to a career in the transportation industry in Wyoming. These courses of study include, but are not limited to: Business management, accounting, diesel mechanics, truck driving training, office procedures & management, computer skills and safety.
  • Completed Application
  • Essay
  • 3 Letters of reference
  • Extra-curricular activities and work experience
  • Financial Need
  • Plans for the Future

Application may be found in the counseling office and fillable pdf can be found at www.phsprowl.com/scholarships.  Complete application due in the counseling office by January 29, 2021. Download application here: Scholarship Wyoming Trucking Assoc. Fillable.

Jackie Robinson Minority Student Scholarship:

Criteria:

  • Completed Application with essays
  • US citizen and minority student
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Digital Photo
  • Show leadership potential
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service
  • ACT of 21 or higher or SAT of 1000 or higher
  • PDF Copy of high school transcript

Deadline to apply online is February 1, 2021.  Go to www.jackierobinson.org.

Garland Light and Power Scholarships (to be used at any school)

Criteria:

  • Short essay
  • Completed Application
  • Transcript
  • Applicant Appraisal Completed
  • Parents must be members of Garland Light & Power

Due in the counseling office February 17, 2021.  Download fillable application pdf here:  Scholarship GL&P 2021 Fillable

Wyoming Auctioneers Association Scholarship (any school)

Criteria:

  • Graduate from an accredited Wyoming High School
  • Wyoming Resident
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Essay
  • Resume
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcript
  • Completed Application by fillable pdf found on website

Completed application due electronically to [email protected] by February 15, 2021.  More information and application can be found at http://www.wyoauctioneers.org/scholarship/. Download application here: 20160512 – WAA Scholarship Application Instructions (Fillable)

Flavorful Futures Scholarship (any school)

Criteria:

  • US Citizen
  • High School Senior
  • 5 or higher GPA
  • Must not be related to an employee of Talking Rain or its retail customers
  • Answer two essay questions
  • Create an original video showing who you are in 3 minutes or less

Apply online at www.flavorfulfutures.com by deadline of March 16, 2021.

University of Wyoming Alumni Association Scholarships (UW)

Most UW scholarship opportunities this year are “APPLY-TO,” requiring a separate application process through WyoScholarships, the University of Wyoming’s scholarship system and opened November 15, 2020.  Apply-To applications and supporting materials must be completed and submitted on-line by midnight, March 15, 2021.

All Apply-To applications must be completed and submitted online.  Students may view all scholarship opportunities without having login information.  Students will only be able to apply for scholarships once they have been accepted to attend the University of Wyoming and will need their WyoWeb username and password to apply.  All UWAA scholarships will assist in fulfilling the student’s University Commitment.  University Commitments are separate from the Hathaway Scholarship.  Students receiving a Trustees’ Scholars Award do not qualify for UWAA Scholarships.* SAT or ACT test scores are not required for admission for the 2021-2022 academic year, but are required for spring 2021 applicants.

Wyoming Outdoorsmen (any WY School):

Criteria:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Application/transcript required
  • Parents must be members of Wyoming Outdoorsmen.

Application may be found at https://wyomingoutdoorsmen.org/scholarship_fund_wy.php.  Fillable pdf found at www.phsprowl.com/scholarships.  Complete application due in the counseling office by March 24, 2021. Download application here:  wyo-2021-scholarship-application fillable.

Clifford Hach Memorial Scholarship (UW)

Criteria:

  • Chemistry Major at University of Wyoming
  • 2 letters of recommendation that attest to the applicant’s academic potential as a Chemistry Major
  • One-page statement of your career goals
  • High School transcript
  • ACT or SAT test scores

Deadline to apply is March 15, 2021 thru the WyoScholarships log in using UW username and password. 

Hach Scientific Foundation Chemistry Teacher Scholarship (UW)

Criteria:         

  • Plan to pursue an education major with focus in chemistry at University of Wyoming
  • 2 Letters of recommendation that attest to the applicant’s academic potential as a high school chemistry teacher
  • High School transcript
  • ACT and/or SAT scores
  • One-page statement of career goals

Deadline to apply is March 15, 2021 thru the WyoScholarships log in using UW username and password thru University of Wyoming account.

Rocky Mountain Car Wash Scholarship:

Criteria:

  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of application (why you feel you are qualified for the scholarship and your future plans)
  • Essay 500 words or less (What is your most meaningful achievement and how does this relate to your chosen field of study and future goals?)
  • Completed application

Complete application due in the counseling office by March 29, 2021. Download application here: Scholarship RMCW 2021 Fillable

Alert Magazine:  Applicants for this scholarship must write an essay about a personal encounter themselves or someone they know had with drug or alcohol abuse, how it was dealt with and what they learned from it.  Information about this scholarship is available in the counseling office.  There is no deadline for this scholarship. Download information here:  Writing Competitions for Website

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