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Scholarships

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS

BP Energy Scholarships (Wyoming School) :Applicant must be a resident of Wyoming, plan to attend school in Wyoming or Colorado School of Mines, plant to major in Science, Math, Engineering, or Technology (STEM) and complete application. More information and application online at www.bpenergyscholarships.com. Deadline to apply online is March 16, 2020. 

 Rocky Mountain Car Wash Scholarship: Applicant must submit a resume, copy of transcripts, letter of application (why you feel you are qualified for the scholarship and your future plans), write an essay 500 words or less (Rocky Mountain Car Wash is giving you the opportunity to be rewarded with $500.00 toward your college education, why should be invest our hard-earned money into you? Due in the counseling office by March 24, 2020. 

Be the Whale Scholarship: Applicant must be a high school art student, submit a photo or copy of original artwork, adhere to copyright rules and submit a 2D original artwork of a Canada Lynx size 8: X 10″ up to 18″ X 24″. No 3D or digital artwork will be accepted.  More information about rules and entry form online at www.bethewhale.com.  Deadline to apply is April 15, 2020. 

 PB & J Scholarship: Applicant must be a college bound senior at PHS, must attend an accredited 2 year or 4 year college in the fall of 2020 and have experienced challenges in their life yet have a drive to succeed. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2020.  Apply at http://bit.ly/pbjscholarship.  For more information, you may contact the director of the fund at [email protected]

 

  SCHOLARSHIPS                

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

Applicant must plan to enroll in engineering, engineering technology, or computer science programs at an ABET accredited college or university in the Fall of 2020, have a 3.5 GPA or higher and ranked in the top 25% of class, be female, and a current resident of Wyoming or Colorado.  Applications are due in the Counseling Office by January 24, 2020.  More information and application can be found at www.swe-rms.org/scholarships.html. 

Wyoming Student Leaders Scholarship :Applicant must be involved in a school activity (athletics not required), have a 3.0 or higher GPA, show community involvement and show consistent leadership qualities.  Powell High School can nominate one girl and one boy for this scholarship.  Please submit a one-page essay explaining why you should be the PHS nominee for this scholarship by Friday, January 24, 2020.  Nominees to represent PHS will be notified by January 29, 2020.  The nominees from PHS will be required to put together a portfolio including a cover sheet (photo optional), essay/letter, academic resume, copy of official transcript, 3 letters of recommendation and contact information to the counseling office by February 10, 2020. Please come to the counseling office with any questions. 

Jackie Robinson Minority Student Scholarship:  Applicant must complete and application with essays, be a US citizen and minority student, provide a letter of recommendation, include a digital photo, show leadership potential, demonstrate a dedication to community service, have an ACT of 21 or higher or SAT of 1000 or higher and include a PDF Copy of high school transcript.  Deadline to apply online is February 1, 2020.  Go to www.jackierobinson.org.

Trucking Association Scholarship (to be used at a Wyoming school): Applicant must 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 the application, write an essay, provide 3 letters of reference, participate in extra-curricular activities and work experience, exhibit financial need and explain plans for the future.  Due in the counseling office by February 3, 2020.

Kaiser Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Applicant must be involved activities and work experience; write a short essay; provide three letters of recommendation; have a 2.5 GPA or higher; and provide a copy of transcript.  One student from Powell High School will be selected to be considered among the finalists chosen from other Wyoming High Schools. Due in the counseling office by February 13,2020.

Flavorful Futures Scholarship (any school): Applicant must be a US Citizen, high school senior, have a 2.5 or higher GPA, must not be related to an employee of Talking Rain or its retail customers, answer two essay questions and create an original video showing who you are in 3 minutes or less.  Apply online at www.flavorfulfutures.com by deadline of February 15, 2020.

National Co-op Scholarship Program (to be used at specific Co-op Schools): If you are planning to attend any of the following colleges that offer Cooperative Education, contact the counseling office for information about merit-based scholarships. Colleges participating in the scholarship program are:  Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, University of Cincinnati, Merrimack College, The University of Toledo and Wentworth Institute of Technology. Applicant must have a 3.5 GPA or better, write an essay (200 Words) describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program, and must complete the application process and be accepted at one of the participating schools. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2020.  For scholarship information and to complete your application online, visit www.waceinc.org

Wyoming Auctioneers Association Scholarship (any school): Applicant must graduate from an accredited Wyoming high school, a Wyoming resident, have a 2.5 GPA or higher, write an essay, include academic resume, 3 letters of recommendation, an official high school transcript and a completed application. Completed application due electronically to [email protected] by February 15, 2020.  More information and application can be found at http://www.wyoauctioneers.org/scholarship/.

NILE Foundation (any college): Applicant must have participated in NILE activities and be currently enrolled in a 4-H or FFA program; have a minimum GPA 2.5; be a high school senior planning to attend a two or four college, university or vocational school; include two letters of recommendation; include an official High School Transcript and include a photo for publication. Due in counseling office by February 24, 2020.

Wyoming Game Wardens Assoc. Scholarship (any college or trade school): Applicant must except financial need and provide a completed Application. You may visit their website at www.WyomingGameWardens.com to download fillable application form that can printed off and turned into the counseling office.  Due in the counseling office by February 27, 2020.

County Commissioners Scholarship for Park County (to be used at a Wyoming college or university): : Applicant must provide a letter of recommendation, complete application and provide a statement of financial need. Due in the counseling office by March 9, 2020.

 Wyoming Outdoorsmen (any WY School): Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, complete the application, provide a transcript and parents or grandparents must be members of Wyoming Outdoorsmen.  Due in the counseling office by March 10, 2020.

Clifford Hach Memorial Scholarship (UW): Applicant must be planning to be a chemistry Major at University of Wyoming, provide 2 letters of recommendation that attest to the applicant’s academic potential as a Chemistry Major, write a one-page statement of career goals, include a copy of high school transcript, provide ACT or SAT test scores.  Deadline to apply is March 15, 2020 thru the WyoScholarships log in using UW username and password. 

 University of Wyoming Alumni Association Scholarships Applicant must be planning to attend UW the fall of 2020. ** There are several different scholarships that all have different criteria.  Deadline to apply is March 15, 2020.  Application found on the following website: www.uwyo.edu/alumni, click on Scholarships, and then click on Scholarship Opportunities and Applications. All applications must be submitted online and the applicant can only apply once they have been accepted to attend the University of Wyoming and need their WyoWeb username and password to apply.

Hach Scientific Foundation Chemistry Teacher Scholarship (UW): Applicant must plan to pursue an education major with focus in chemistry at University of Wyoming, provide 2 Letters of recommendation that attest to the applicant’s academic potential as a high school chemistry teacher, include a high school transcript, include ACT and/or SAT scores and write a one-page statement of career goals.  Deadline to apply is March 15, 2020 thru the WyoScholarships log in using UW username and password thru University of Wyoming account.

 Sunlight Federal Credit Union  Applicant must write an essay, show financial need, must have a family member be a member of Sunlight Federal Credit Union, provide 2 Letters of recommendation and fill out a scholarship application. Due in the counseling office March 23, 2020.

TCT Scholarship Applicant or parent customer of TCT, provide 2 letters of recommendation, include a transcript and complete and application. Application due in the counseling office by April 2, 2020. Application and information can be found at www.tct.net/scholarships

Spencer Boone Memorial Scholarship: Applicant must be a senior student planning to go into the automotive or motor sports industry. This scholarship may be used at tech school or college.  Applicant must have a 2.0 or higher GPA, complete the application, write an essay,  include three letters of recommendation, show financial need and include a copy of their high school transcript.  Due in the counseling office by April 15, 2020.

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.

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