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Scholarships

Download the 2022-2023 Scholarship Guidebook Here:  22-23 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

Park County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Open to any Park County Farm Bureau member or children of members
  • Must attend a Wyoming College or University
  • Must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Applications are available at all Park County High Schools and Farm Bureau Insurance Offices
  • Renewable for one time

Due in the counseling office by April 1, 2023.

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 15, 2023.

Cody Country Outfitters and Guides Association

Criteria:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (transcript)
  • Completed application, available in counseling office

Applications available in the counseling office.

Completed application must be submitted to the counseling office by March 23, 2023.

Peter R Marsh Foundation Silent Servant Scholarship Two students will be nominated to receive a $500.00 scholarship. Focus is on service and empathy. Please return to the counseling office by February 1, 2023 to allow time for nominations. You’ll need to submit the following materials:

  • GPA 2.75
  • Academic Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal statement explaining the importance of empathy and public service to the community, including your past and current public service activities (1pg length)

BP Future Talent Scholarship Stay tuned, details TBD; applications open February 1, 2023, visit https://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/careers/students-and-graduates/locations/unitedstates/early-engagement-programs.html#accordion_future

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

Criteria:

  • Financial Need
  • Completed Application
  • Write Essays

Due in the counseling office by February 24, 2023. Fillable PDF application can be found at https://wyominggamewardens.com/scholarships.aspx.

Garland Light and Power Scholarships (any college)

Criteria:

  • Short Essay
  • Complete Application
  • Transcript
  • Applicant Appraisal Completed

Applications available in the counseling office. Return to counseling office no later than February 23, 2023.

Wyoming Outdoorsman (any Wyoming school)

Criteria:

  • Cover letter with goals
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Application/transcript required
  • Parents must be members of Wyoming Outdoorsman
  • Financial need statement
  • 2 letters of reference

Due in the counseling office by March 10, 2023.

UW Alumni Association 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. To apply, visit https://www.uwyo.edu/alumni/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities-and-applications.html Deadline is March 15, 2023. 

ASUW (Associated Students of the University of WY) Scholarships

Each year, ASUW sponsors six scholarships that provides thousands of dollars to current and incoming students of the University of Wyoming. Criteria and deadlines vary.

Visit http://www.uwyo.edu/asuw/student-resources-and-services/asuw-services/scholarships/index.html Deadlines March 1 – March 15, 2023.

MORE ACTIVE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Valleydictorian Senior Search– To be considered for the $5,000.00 grant, the senior must:

  • Be nominated by a teacher, counselor or principal from their high school
  • Have a career path in mind
  • Intend to pursue an Associate’s Degree, Apprenticeship or similar career training program (Not planning to attend a 4-year university)
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic and ability to overcome challenges on their path to a successful career

Wyoming School Resource Officer Association Scholarship

WYSRO would like to offer two, one-time scholarships in the amount of $500 each to well deserving high school seniors intending to pursue a degree in the fields of Education, Law, or any related field at any Community College or University within the state of Wyoming. Please fill out the application, link here and mail it to the address below prior February 1, 2023.  Shoshoni High School, RE:  Amy Mason, 404 Wrangler Way, Shoshoni, WY 82649.  You can also email the completed form to: [email protected]

Venus Morris Griffin Scholarship

  • For students with an incarcerated parent
  • Not academic based
  • Must be a High School Senior
  • Must enroll in a higher learning or trades program by March 2023

Apply online at www.vmgfoundation.org

Deadline February 15, 2023

Wyoming Community FoundationFor over 30 years the Wyoming Community Foundation (WYCF) has connected people who care with causes that matter to build a better Wyoming. WYCF has granted more than $100 million to charitable causes while also providing a variety of supports to our nonprofit agency fund holders. There is a compiled list of multiple scholarships available to Wyoming Students that can be found at https://wycf.org/scholarships/ If you’re interested in any of the opportunities, follow the steps on the main page and complete their common application. The application period opens October 1, 2022. Deadline to apply March 1, 2023. If you have questions, please contact Kevin Rossi [email protected] 307-721-8300

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, 2022 thru the WyoScholarships log in using UW username and password (www.uwyo.edu/sfa/scholarships/). 

Rocky Mountain Car Wash Scholarship (any college)

Criteria:

  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of application (who are you, why do you need this scholarship, 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?

Application can be found in the counseling office.

Completed application and materials due back to counseling office by March 24, 2023.

Hach Scientific Foundation Chemistry Teacher Scholarship (UW)

Criteria:       

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Plan to pursue a high school education major with focus in chemistry at University of Wyoming
  • Must agree to submit a brief annual written statement to the donor describing their career status for the first five years following graduation.
  • In selecting between equally qualified candidates for scholarships, the University shall give preference to students with demonstrated financial need
  • Complete a General Application

Nevin Jacobs Scholarship

    • Complete application
    • Current Powell High School Senior
    • College or Trade School Bound
    • Minimum GPA 2.8
    • Must demonstrate financial need with a letter addressing A.) how you plan to pay for your education (loans, work, parental or family assistance, etc.) B.) estimated financial need or shortfall C.) paragraph about your career goals, what you intend to do with your degree/certification, and what you see yourself doing one year after graduation and beyond.
    • Academic Resume
    • Return your application and all supporting documents to the counseling office by April 15, 2023

Deadline to apply is April 30, 2022 thru the WyoScholarships log in using UW username and password thru University of Wyoming account (www.uwyo.edu/sfa/scholarships/).

Students: Poetry Out Loud is a free, national program offered by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. This program is focused on helping students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life. Students have a chance to win cash prizes: $20,000 at the national competition and an all-expenses paid trip to Washington D.C., plus bonus cash for their school to purchase poetry materials at the state level. To find out more about Poetry Out Loud, visit www.poetryoutloud.org .

NROTC Scholarship – US Marine Corps

If you’re interested in joining the Marine Corps, there are NROTC Scholarships available. These scholarships include full tuition at 60+ Colleges and Universities, Books and Subsistence ($250), Uniforms and Discount Room and Board.

Requirements are:

  • US Citizen
  • 17-23 Years Old
  • No Moral Disqualifications
  • SAT 1000
  • ASVAB 74
  • ACT 22 (Combined Math and Verbal)
  • 1st Class PFT (235 Min)
    • 3 Mile Max 18 min
    • Pull-ups Max 23
    • Planks Max 3:45

If you’re interested in these opportunities, please contact SSgt McKeon at 307-247-4256 or email him at [email protected]

Alert Magazine, LLC (any college)

Criteria:

  • Current Senior in high school
  • Reside in Wyoming
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Transcript
  • Photo
  • Plan to attend college after graduation

All you have to do is write an essay (650-800 words, double-spaced) about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse, how it was dealt with, what you learned from it, and what was right or wrong (in your opinion) about the way the incident or problem was handled.

Email your essay, official school transcripts, photo (high quality file or scan), school name, and contact info (phone number, address, and e-mail) to: [email protected]

No deadline.