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Wyoming Scholarships

by Mary Brito | Last Updated: April 8, 2022

Important Note: The purpose of this detailed listing is to help you plan your scholarship search throughout the year. Please find information below about scholarships for Wyoming students. Some of the deadlines may be from prior years. Scholarship deadlines are cyclical, so even if a deadline has passed, the website will likely be updated for the 2021-22 cycle. Be sure to reach out to the sponsor or check sponsor websites for the most recent details.

January

Applicant must be a Wyoming resident who has graduated from a Wyoming high school or has earned a High School Equivalency Certificate, who has been accepted or is enrolled at Cottey College. The scholarship shall be awarded on academic achievement, leadership, character, participation in both extracurricular and out-of-school activities, and financial need. Scholarship paid directly to Cottey College. The deadline to apply is January 8th. More details here.

 

Applicant must be a Wyoming resident who has graduated from a Wyoming high school or has earned a High School Equivalency Certificate and a current second year student at Cottey College, with plans to continue her education at Cottey College or another accredited institution. The grant shall be awarded based on academic and personal achievements at Cottey College, and on financial need. The deadline to apply is January 8th. Apply here.

Applicant must be a Wyoming resident who has graduated from a Wyoming high school or has earned a High School Equivalency Certificate, who has been accepted at Cottey College, with preference given to the top-ranking Natrona County applicant. Otherwise, preference will be given to the top-ranking second, third or fourth year Cottey College applicant from Natrona County. Should there be no applicants from Natrona County, the scholarship shall be awarded to the top Cottey student from Wyoming. The scholarship shall be awarded based on academic achievement, leadership, character, participation in both extra-curricular and out-of-school activities, and financial need.  The deadline to apply is January 8th. Website found here,

 

Applicant must be a Wyoming resident who has graduated from a Wyoming high school or has earned a High School Equivalency Certificate, who has been accepted as a first-year student at Cottey College. The scholarship shall be awarded based on academic achievement, leadership, and financial need.  The deadline to apply is January 8th. Read more here.

 

Applicants must be a Wyoming resident who has graduated from a Wyoming high school or has earned a High School Equivalency Certificate, who have been accepted at Cottey College. The scholarship shall be awarded equally to all Wyoming students enrolled at Cottey College. The deadline to apply is January 8th. Learn more here.

 

Applicant must be a Wyoming resident who has graduated from a Wyoming high school or has earned a High School Equivalency Certificate, who has been accepted at a college of her choice as a first-, second-, third-, or fourth-year student. The deadline to apply is January 8th. More info. here.

 

Applicants must be a female graduate or undergraduate student accepted to the University of Wyoming, with preference given to international and non-traditional women students, and with consideration of financial need.  The deadline to apply is January 8th. More details here.

 

Applicants shall be female Wyoming residents 21 years of age or older, who have graduated from high school or have earned a High School Equivalency Certificate. This may be used at any two- or four-year college or university, including nationally accredited vocational schools. The scholarship shall be awarded based on educational goals, career plans, and financial need.  The deadline to apply is January 8th. Learn more here.

Applicants shall be female Wyoming residents, who have graduated from high school or have earned a High School Equivalency Certificate. Applicants may have some college credits, or be a first-year student with no credits. The scholarship shall be awarded based on educational goals, career plans, and financial need. The deadline to apply is January 8th. More details here.

 

Awards shall be made to women residing in Wyoming who have financial need and have demonstrated concern for others.  The deadline to apply is January 8th. Learn more here.

 

February

This is designed to benefit motivated non-traditional students who recognize the power of education to create a better life for themselves and their families. The scholarship is available for undergraduate degrees and certificate programs at select two-year and four-year colleges and universities in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The deadline is February 15th. Apply here.

 

This is for $2,750 per year and may be given for up to two years. Students entering their junior or senior year at a four-year school are eligible for the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Engineering/Geology Scholarship. Students must be citizens of the United States and residents of one of the RMCMI’s eight member states, which are Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. The deadline to apply is February 28th. Learn more here.

 

This presents $2,750 to graduate students from Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. This scholarship is designed to help individuals’ advancement in the coal mining industry. The deadline to apply is February 28th. Find out more here.

This sponsors this scholarship award program. The program awards one Wyoming 2018 high school graduate and degree seeking student a scholarship in the amount of $500 during this school year.  The deadline is February 26th. Apply here.

Applicants must be a High School student residing in Wyoming County, NY and in good academic standing. Applicants must demonstrate a high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner. The deadline to apply is February 22nd. Apply here.

 

This is for students who plan to study aviation in college. The scholarship is open to all Wyoming high school seniors and Wyoming high school graduates. However, priority is given to students in Fremont County and Hot Springs County. Recipients get $500 toward their education per academic year. The deadline to apply is February 15th. More info. here.

This awards several scholarships of differing amounts to Albany County high school students who want to pursue higher education. The amount of scholarships given will depend on the amount of eligible students. Unlike most other Wyoming scholarships, this one is for students who plan to leave the state of Wyoming for their education. Eligible students must have at least a 2.5 GPA. The deadline for submitting an application is February 15th. Read more here.

 

This is awarded to eligible Converse County students. It’s a $5,000 scholarship that gets paid to the students’ college institution over four academic years. This scholarship is mostly need based and requires students to submit a financial aid affidavit with the application. Those who have the most need will be prioritized during the selection process. However, applicants must also have a minimum of a 2.5 cumulative GPA to qualify for this scholarship. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is February 15th. Learn more here.

 

March

This is awarded to six students, and it provides each recipient with $5,000 for one year. The scholarship is specifically for junior and senior nursing students at the University of Wyoming who are pursuing a path to a BSN. The deadline is March 1st. More info. Here.

 

This is offering a $5,000 college scholarship to Wyoming residents pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields at the University of Wyoming. Applicants must also be legal residents of the state of Wyoming, with a preference given to students from Carbon and Sweetwater counties. The deadline is march 30th. Apply here.

This will award scholarships to qualified applicants who have an associate degree or at least sixty academic hours from a junior or community college and are seeking to complete a baccalaureate degree. These scholarships can be used only at Colorado State University (Fort Collins Campus), the University of Northern Colorado, or the University of Wyoming (Laramie Campus). The scholarships are worth $5,000 a semester at the Participating Universities and will be renewable for up to two academic years. The deadline is March 1st. Apply here.

Applicants must be a Wyoming resident, either graduating high school or an enrolled college student that is or will be pursuing a college discipline of or relating to agriculture or natural resources. The applicant must attend a university, community college or trade school that is certified by an accrediting agency. The deadline is March 23rd. Learn more here.

 

This award is available to Wyoming resident high school students who are planning to attend a college or university in Wyoming. The student must complete a required high school core curriculum with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher (or GED of 500 or higher), and have an ACT score of 19 or higher. The deadline for application is March 1st. More details here. 

This award is available to Wyoming resident high school students who are planning to attend a college or university in Wyoming. The student must complete a required high school core curriculum with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher (or GED of 540 or higher), and have an ACT score of 21 or higher.The deadline is March 1st. Read more here.

This award is available to Wyoming resident high school students who are planning to attend a college or university in Wyoming. The student must complete a required high school core curriculum with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher (or GED of 575 or higher), and have an ACT score of 25 or higher. The deadline is March 1st. More info. here.

This award is available to Wyoming resident high school students who are planning to attend a college or university in Wyoming. The student must complete a required high school core curriculum with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and have an ACT score of 17 or higher.  The deadline is March 1st. More details here.

 

To be eligible, you must be a member of the CWC Rodeo Team. You must also be a full-time student with a minimum GPA of 3.0. The deadline to apply is March 1st. Learn more here.

 

To be eligible, you must be a member of the CWC Rodeo Team. You must also be a full-time student and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Preference is given to students from the following areas: Hot Springs County, Fremont county County, and Wyoming residents. The deadline to apply is March 1st. Apply here.

 

To be eligible, you must be a full-time student, have a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA, and be a Native American student from current year’s St. Stephen’s High School, Wyoming Indian High School, or Riverton High School graduating class. You must also be taking an English or creative writing class. The deadline to apply is March 1st. More info. Here.

 

Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be a part-time student (6-11 CWC credit hours), and be enrolled in at least one art course. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. The deadline to apply is March 1st. Read more here.

 

Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a full or part-time student, and must study education or engineering. Preference is given to Wyoming students. The deadline to apply is March 1st. Website found here.

 

Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a full-time student, and have declared a Hospitality Management/Culinary Arts major. The student must also submit a 500-word personal statement outlining their career & life goals.The deadline to apply is March 1st. Learn more here.

 

Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be a full-time non-traditional student. Preference is given to students majoring in Fire Science and Vocational programs. Preference is also given to students from: Pavillion, Kinnear, Shoshoni, & Riverton (areas served by Midvale Fire Department). The deadline to apply is March 1st. More details here.

 

Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be a full-time student, be a Criminal Justice major, and be a Wyoming resident. The deadline to apply is March 1st. More info. here.

 

This is for any high school graduate or GED recipient, or current enrollee in a postsecondary institution, who is a resident of Wyoming. This will give a $3,000 award for study towards an Associate’s degree and a $5,000 award for study towards a Bachelor’s degree. The deadline is March 1st. Read more here.

 

This is for $3,000 and given to any female HS graduate or GED recipient who is of at least 1/8 American Indian descent, currently in higher education and demonstrating success, who is a Wyoming resident. The deadline is March 1st. Website found here.

This is for $1,5000. This is available to any graduating senior of Cody High School or Heart Mountain Academy. The deadline is March 1st. Apply here.

 

April

This is awarded to a first-generation American youth who demonstrates financial need and the motivation to attend college at a Wyoming community college or the University of Wyoming. This is for $500 and the deadline to apply is April 30th. Learn more here.

 

This is for $1,500. This is a regional art competition that challenges high school students to create works inspired by their state. To be considered, students must be in a school in Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming. The deadline to apply is April 31st. More details here.

 

To be eligible, candidates must be Wyoming Residents enrolled or accepted by an accredited school within the State of Wyoming as full-time accounting or business related students carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours. The deadline is April 1st. Read more here.

 

Applicants must possess and maintain a 2.5 grade point average while attending LCCC. Applicants must be a High school graduate and be a 3rd semester LCCC dental hygiene student. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need to be eligible. The deadline is April 1st. Learn more here.

 

This is available for high school seniors and undergraduate students in the Pacific NorthWest (Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming) who are planning to major in engineering and pursue a career in iron and steel technology. Applicants must be AIST members or dependents of AIST members. The deadline is April 30th. Website found here.

 

May

This is for $10,000. This scholarship is available for American Indian high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0  or higher. These students must also reside in one of the 23 states serviced by the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Pacific Corporation and its affiliated companies. These states include Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, Arkansas, Louisiana, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin, or Iowa. The deadline to apply is May 31st. Learn more here.

 

Students must be enrolled full-time, with a minimum GPA of 2.50 each semester, and seeking a degree in an ag-related program. Selection is based on academic performance, leadership and activities and may be renewed for a second year. The deadline is May 1st. Read more here.

 

This is for graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who possess any active amateur radio license are eligible for this award. Students must reside in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming.  The deadline is May 31st. More info. here.

 

June

This ranges from $1,000 to $5,000. This is for individuals residing in states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming) who are current MGMA members and enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management. The deadline to apply is June 1st. Read more here.

This is for $500. Freshman students actively participating in an EWC athletic or music program with at least a 3.00 GPA are eligible for this $500 scholarship. The deadline to apply is June 2nd. Apply here.

 

One graduate from each of the three Goshen County, WY high schools (Torrington, Southeast and Lingle-Fort Laramie) is considered for a $1,000 scholarship. The deadline for applications is June 2nd. Learn more here.

 

Full-time students with a minimum 3.20 GPA who showcase financial need are eligible. The scholarship provides a minimum of $1,750 for one year. The deadline for applications is June 2nd. More info. here.

 

Three $500 scholarships are available each year to full-time freshman and sophomore students who have graduated from a Goshen or Platte County, WY high school. Read more here.

 

One $350 scholarship is awarded to a sophomore majoring in agriculture each year. Preference is given to students with financial need who are from Goshen County, WY. Learn more here.

 

Scholarship applicants must be graduates of a Wyoming High School or hold a Wyoming GED. The recipients must be full-time students during the year the scholarship is used. Completion of a full course load with a minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for the first semester in order to receive the scholarship the second (spring) semester. The deadline is June 1st.  Apply here.

 

This is available for Korean-American students who reside in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, or Wyoming. Applicants must be high school seniors, undergraduate students, or graduate students at the time of application. The deadline is June 30th. Website found here.

 

July

To be eligible, a student shall be a dependent (child/spouse) of a Wyoming National Guard Member. The student shall also have or maintain a 2.5 grade point average. The deadline is July 1st. Apply here.

 

August

This is for $300 and is open to incoming freshmen with a minimum high school GPA of 3.50 or higher. Preference is given to students intending to major in history, English, psychology or sociology. The deadline is August 10th. Learn more here.

 

This is for $1,750 and given to full-time students with a minimum 3.20 GPA and financial need as determined by the FAFSA are eligible. The deadline is August 10th. More info. here.

 

Graduating high school seniors with a minimum 3.80 GPA and/or 25 composite ACT score are eligible for waivers of in-state tuition and fees for up to 16 credits plus a $500 book stipend for two years if eligibility is maintained. The deadline is August 10th. Apply here.

 

Students from Goshen, Platte or Niobrara County, WY who are majoring in pre-medicine, pre-nursing, or other medical fields, or are pursuing the Certified Nursing Assistant program are eligible for this scholarship. The scholarship amount varies according to the additions to and earnings of the endowment. The deadline is August 10th. More details here.

 

September

October

This is for $10,000. This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Wyoming. The deadline to apply is October 25th. Learn more here.

One winner will receive $2,500, while another five winners will get $1,000 each. This is available to current undergraduate students who live or go to school in Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, or Iowa are eligible to apply for these awards. The deadline to apply is October 1st. Read more here.

 

November

This provides a four-year college scholarship. The amount varies depending on the student’s expected Family Contribution (EFC) and their choice of school. The scholarship pays up to $25,000 per year toward the student’s college tuition, after their EFC, other scholarships, and financial aid. Eligible candidates’ parent(s) or legal guardian(s) must have an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $85,000 or less. Candidates must also be a permanent US resident and a high school senior graduating from a school in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming. They must have a  GPA of 3.0  and have a minimum SAT Math score of 490 and a minimum Evidence-Based Reading & Writing score of 490, or a minimum ACT score of 18 in each category. The deadline to apply is November 13th. More info. here.

December

This awards $1,000 to college juniors or graduate students who are pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health, or a closely related field. Priority will be given to an applicant who resides in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah or Wyoming. The deadline to apply is December 1st. Learn more here.

This is for freshmen who have been admitted to UW-Superior and who have a high school GPA of 2.75 or higher may be considered. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis among this group. Award recipients usually have high academic merit and will have submitted an exceptional essay. The deadline to apply is December 1st. Apply here.

 

Deadline's Vary

To be considered, you must be a US Citizen or permanent resident and have a permanent residence within one of the following participating states/U.S. territories: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Guam, and Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI). Applicants must have a 3.4 GPA from high school and maintain a 2.5 for renewal. More info. here.

 

This awards a number of scholarships to students based on academic merit. To qualify, the applicant must have a score of at least 1200 on the SAT, 25 on the ACT, or 79 on the CLT; and a high school GPA of 3.25 or better. Website found here.

 

This is for up to $8,000 and given to first time students who are practicing members of an Eastern Catholic Church, with a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Read more here.

 

This is a full tuition scholarship awarded to a student who shows academic excellence, great work ethic and strong communication skills. The scholarship is renewable from year to year, provided the recipient maintains a minimum  GPA of 3.0 and is in good disciplinary standing with the College. Learn more here.

 

The program enables the College to offer need-based financial grants that may (in some cases) cover all costs of attendance, including tuition, room and board, and books. Incoming Native American students are also matched with “student-mentors” from among the current student body from their first days at Wyoming Catholic. More details here.

 

This was established to remember and celebrate Christine’s extraordinary life as a student at the College. Her legacy continues by helping fellow Wyoming Catholic College students achieve the educational experience she so desired. This $2,000 scholarship is available to all returning Wyoming Catholic College students. More info. here.




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Mary Brito is enrolled at the prestigious Macaulay Honors College at City University of New York Queens College. She is studying urban studies and political science and aspires to one day work in the nonprofit sector for a social justice organization. Knowing the difficulties, hardships, and struggles that students face on their journey to college, Mary offers insight on the ins and outs of college admissions, what colleges look for in personal statements and supplemental essays, and navigating the scholarship and paying for the college process. For fun, Mary likes to paint, travel, and explore the city with friends. She will also be a programming and residential life assistant for high school students in Building Community at Columbia University.