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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  

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.

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.

SCHOLARSHIPS     

University of Wyoming Trustees Scholarship:

Please note the changes for the Fall 2021 Trustees Scholars selection process are indicated by an *

  1. Deadline to apply and be admitted to UW is December 1, 2020
  2. *Submit ACT/SAT test scores no later than January 5, 2021.
    1. Test scores received after January 5, 2021 will not be considered
  3. Scholarship committee will review applications, high school curriculum and GPA to select candidates for consideration in the second round.
  4. Students who make it to the second round will be notified and invited the week of January 11, 2021 to submit short answer questions and *provide certification that the student is in good standing with the high school.
    1. Due date for the second round is January 19, 2021
  5. Scholarship Committee will review short answer questions and certification to determine who will advance to the final round
  6. Students selected to move onto the final round will be invited to participate in the interview stage
    1. Invitations will be sent the week of January 25, 2021
  7. *Interviews will take place the weeks of February 1, 2021 and February 8, 2021
  8. Students who are awarded the Trustees Scholars Award will be notified the week of February 22, 2021

MSU-Bozeman 2021 Presidential Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Apply for admission as an entering freshman

Deadline for fall 2021 awards is December 4, 2020 by 3PM MST. Applicants need to submit their materials by December 4, 2020.  Supportive materials (2 letters of recommendation, transcripts and the counselor verification need to be submitted online by December 14, 2020.)  ACT scores are required for scholarship consideration.

MSU-Bozeman Fall 2021 Freshman Scholarships

Criteria:  Apply for admission, Have ACT and/or SAT scores sent to MSU ASAP

Check out their website for the most up to date info:  www.montana.edu/scholarships.

Burger King Scholars Program (to be used at any school)

Criteria:

  • GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Plan to enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school Fall 2021

Apply online @ https://burgerking.scholarsapply.org

Deadline is December 15, 2020.

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 2020
  • Students who have experienced challenges in their life yet have a drive to succeed

Deadline to apply is December 31, 2020.  Information and applications may be found at the following website:  https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship 

Washington Crossing Foundation (any school)

Visit their website:  www.gwcf.org or call them at 1.215.949.8841.  The deadline to apply is January 15, 2021.

Beartooth Electric $1,000 Cooperative Scholarship (any college or trade school)

Criteria:

  • Applicant or parent/guardian must be a member of a Montana electric cooperative (Clark residents)
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Completed Application
  • Personal Statement
  • School and Community Activities
  • GPA/Transcript
  • ACT/SAT Scores
  • High School and/or College Employment

Scholarship application can be found at https://www.beartoothelectric.com/wp-content/uploads/2021-Beartooth-Electric-Cooperative-Scholarship-Application.pdf or a fillable pdf can be found at https://phsprowl.com/scholarships/ or in the counseling office.  Completed applications are due in the counseling office by January 12, 2021. Download the application here:2021-Beartooth-Electric-Cooperative-Scholarship-Application-1 Fillable

2021 MECA Memorial Scholarship (any school)

Criteria:

  • Applicant or parent/guardian must be a member of a Montana electric cooperative (Clark residents)
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Completed Application
  • Personal Statement
  • School and Community Activities
  • GPA/Transcript
  • ACT/SAT Scores

Applications can be found at https://www.beartoothelectric.com/wp-content/uploads/BEC-MECA-Memorial-Scholarship-Application-2021.pdf or the fillable pdf can be found at https://phsprowl.com/scholarships/ or in the counseling office.  Deadline to submit completed applications to the counseling office is January 12, 2021. Download application here: BEC-MECA-Memorial-Scholarship-Application-2021 Fillable

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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