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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

Wyoming LDS Foundation Scholarship (WY College)

Criteria:

  • Be a high school senior
  • Enroll and attend LDS Institute Classes
  • Provide LDS Ward/Stake
  • Needs counselor endorsment
  • Short essay on want/need of financial award
  • Complete Ecclesiastical Leader Information Form
  • Transcript

Due in the counseling office by May 1, 2023.

 

Douvas Memorial Scholarship (WY College)

Criteria:

  • Be a first-generation American. A first generation American is someone who is born in the United States, but whose parents were not born in the United states.
  • Be a high school senior or between the ages of 18 and 22.
  • Be a residant of Wyoming
  • Use the scholarship at a Wyoming College
  • Use the scholarship to partially meet educational expenses during the school year that follows the spring application

Information may be found in the counseling office. Deadline to apply online is May 14, 2023.

 

Wyoming Construction Coalition Scholarship (Wyoming School)

Criteria;

  • Completed application
  • Two reference letters
  • Resume of work and education
  • 1-2 page essay
  • Interest working in Wyoming’s construction industry

Interested applicants can complete their application online at https://www.webuildwyoming.org/services.Deadline May 1, 2023.

 

The Glen Legler Memorial Scholarship (any college)

Criteria:

  • 2022 Graduate from Wyoming High School
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Essay

Details can be found at https://scholarship.glenlegler.com/.Counseling office deadline May 10, 2023.

 

Douvas Memorial Scholarship (WY college)

Criteria:                  

  • Be a first-generation American.  A first generation American is someone who is born in the United States, but whose parents were not born in the United States.
  • Be a high school senior or between the ages of 18 and 22.
  • Be a resident of Wyoming
  • Use the scholarship at a Wyoming college
  • Use the scholarship to partially meet educational expenses during the school year that follows the spring application

Information may be found in the counseling office. Apply online. Deadline to apply is May 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 

 

PB & J Scholarship:

Criteria:

  • Open to all college bound seniors at PHS
  • Must attend an accredited 2 year or 4 year college in the fall of  2022
  • Students who have experienced challenges in their life yet have a drive to succeed

Deadline to apply is May 31, 2023.  Information and applications may be found at the following website:  https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship 

 

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.