LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Sweetwater County Farm Bureau T.S. Taliaferro V Scholarship  

$500 scholarship available to a Regular or Century member of a Farm Bureau family in Sweetwater County.  Applicants must be planning to attend a Wyoming college and have earned a minimum 3.0 GPA.  More information:  Sweetwater County Farm Bureau T S Taliaferro V Scholarship.pdf  Deadline:  March 15, 2019.

Sweetwater County Class of 2019 Commissioners Scholarship

Requires a personal essay, two letters of recommendation, transcript, ACT scores, activities page, endorsement of principal or counselor.  For use at the University of Wyoming.  More information in this file: Sweetwater County Commissioners Scholarship.pdf  Deadline – April 5, 2019.

Feller Orthodontic Scholarship

Two $1,000 scholarships available.  Requires a cumulative 3.0 GPA, transcripts, personal narrative and two letters of recommendation.  For use at any post-secondary institution. More information in this file:  Feller Orthodontic Scholarship.pdf   Deadline – April 15, 2019.

BPX Energy Scholarship Program

BPX Energy is pleased to be offering college scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend the University of Wyoming, any Wyoming community college, of the Colorado School of Mines in the Fall of 2019 and major in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field. Students must enroll full time (12 semester hours or more) at one of the previously mentioned schools. Application deadline is February 15, 2019. More information can be found in this flyer & information letter: BPScholarship19.pdf . 

Rocky Mountain section of the Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

Graduating high school women from Wyoming planning to major in ABET accredited engineering, computing, or engineering technology programs are eligible for a scholarship up to $1,500.  Deadlines and required application materials are available at http://www.swe-rms.org/outreach.html.

Wyoming Trucking Association Scholarship

Scholarship available to students that will be attending a Wyoming college, university, or trade school and pursuing an education that could lead to a career in the transportation industry. Information and application available at Wyoming Trucking Association Scholarship

Memorial Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship 

One, $3000 scholarship available to students from RSHS interested in pursuing a degree in the healthcare field.  Application and Information available at MHSC Scholarship

Kathy Robinson Memorial Scholarship

$1000 scholarship available to students who are interested in pursuing a degree in Education.  Application is available at KR Memorial Application and is to be turned into to the Counseling office upon completion by March 1, 2019.

Wyoming School Resource Officer Association Scholarship 

Two, one time, $500 scholarships available to students interested in pursuing a career in education, law, or a related field at a Wyoming college/university.  Application information available at WSROA Scholarship

Daniels Fund Scholarship

Must have financial need (based on a completed FAFSA) and score a 17 or higher on your ACT.  More information can be found at www.danielsfund.org

Wyoming Elks Angels Scholarship

Information and application available at Elks Angels Scholarship

Wyoming Architectural Student Scholarship-Due May21st

Scholarships available to students interested in pursuing a degree in architecture.  Information available at  Wyoming Architecture scholarship Information

 

REGIONAL/STATEWIDE SCHOLARSHIPS

Wyoming Best of the Best Rafael Serrano Memorial Scholarship

$500 scholarship available to a graduating senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Available for use at any two or four year college or tech school. Application:  WBOTB Scholarship Application 2.pdf   Deadline:  April 26, 2019

Adeline Neilson Scholarship

Scholarships are available to full time students attending: college (graduate or undergraduate), junior college, trade or technical schools. Each scholarship is for one academic year. Students may apply each year.  Application:  Adeline_Neilson_Scholarship_App.pdf  Deadline:  April 13, 2019

Wyoming Weed and Pest Council Scholarship

$1000 scholarship available  to a Wyoming resident, either graduating high school or an enrolled college student pursuing a college discipline of or relating to agriculture or natural resources.  Available to use at any accredited university, college or trade school.  More information:  Wyoming Weed and Pest Control Scholarship.docx Deadline:  March 22, 2019

Mary N. Brooks Scholarship

$1000 scholarship available to a Wyoming student currently attending or will be attending a Wyoming University, Community College or any licensed vocational or trade school located in Wyoming.  More information:  Mary N Brooks Scholarship.pdf  Deadline:  April 15, 2019.

Douvas Memorial Scholarship

$500 scholarship available to a first-generation American student (one who was born in America, but whose parents were born elsewhere), who demonstrates the need and motivation to attend college.  Must be either a high school senior or student between the ages of 18-22.  Available for use at the University of Wyoming or any Wyoming Community College.  More information:  Douvas Memorial Scholarship.pdf  Deadline: April 30, 2019.

Wyoming Game Warden’s Association Scholarship

This $400 scholarship can be used by students planning to attend trade schools, community colleges or universities either in-state or out-of-state.  No stipulations are placed on the students area of study, but financial need is considered.  Deadline:  March 1st

All-West Scholarship

$2500 scholarship; applications open January 1, 2019 and have a deadline of March 1, 2019. Answering one open-ended question as well as other requirements. Visit All-West Communications Scholarship website for application and more information.

Foundation for Rural Services

$2500 scholarship; applications opened October 1, 2018 and have a deadline of March 1, 2019. Application consists of form, transcripts, 300-word essay, educator's statement, letter of recommendation, and an All-West sponsor signature. More information can be found at Foundation for Rural Services website.

Kaiser Foundation Scholarship

$4000 scholarship, with the possibility of continuing the funds for 5 years. More information and application can be downloaded here:  Kaiser18-19.pdf .

NILE Scholarship Program

For almost 30 years, the NILE has awarded scholarships to deserving FFA and 4-H students that have been actively involved in their respective programs and communities, excelled in the classroom, and participated in NILE events. "Promoting the future of agriculture through the support of youth via scholarships is a long-standing tradition of NILE." says Jennifer Boka, General Manager of the NILE. "Educating today's youth to be tomorrow's ag proponents is crucial to the entire world and we at the NILE are proud to support and embrace the future of agriculture."
 
Similar to previous years, the NILE Scholarship Committee will be awarding five levels of scholarships. For more information and application, visit the NILE Scholarship Program website.

Burger King Scholarship

High school seniors can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2019-2020 school year!  Seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible, and must be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations.  Don’t miss your chance to become a BURGER KING Scholar. Apply today at www.burgerkingscholars.com.  The application deadline is December 15, 2018.

Hagan Scholarship

The intended recipient of a Hagan Scholarship is a high achieving, self-motivated student who will require financial assistance to attend college.  Each Hagan Scholarship provides up to $6,000 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters and includes an opportunity to study abroad.  For more information and to access the Hagan Scholarship Application please visit their website at www.hsfmo.orgApplication Deadline is 5:00 P.M. CST, November 15, 2018.

OppU Achievers Scholarship

$2,500 scholarship awarded to high school seniors with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.  Must be a U.S. citizen or resident.  Deadlines: December 31, March 31, June 30, September 30To Apply: Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?”  you can link to our scholarship portal where students can submit their application essay. 

Wyoming Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarship

The Wyoming Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarship is for graduates of Wyoming high schools or holders of a Wyoming GED enrolling in college. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time during the year the scholarship is used. Completion of a full course load with a minimum 2.0 GPA is required for renewal. Interested applicants need to complete the application, have two letters of reference, and a color photo of applicant.  Application deadline is June 1st, 2019. Applications can be downloaded at Wyoming Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarships Application and mail it to: Scottish Rite Foundation, 1820 Capitol Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001.

Wyoming Chapter of ARMA-The Information Management Professionals

Wyoming Chapter of ARMA offers a scholarship to any senior in a Wyoming High School or a current Wyoming College student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher pursuing a career in business, records and/or information management.  If you are a high school senior, include a copy of your High School transcript showing a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Application deadline is May 16, 2019.  Applications can be downloaded at  Wyoming Chapter of ARMA The Information Management Professionals Application.

BigSun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. All athletes are eligible for this $500 scholarship regardless of which sport they participate in. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institution. To apply, interested applicants need to send a 500-1000 word essay answering the question: How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you? Has your participation influence your career goals or how you relate to your family? Essays must be submitted to athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com by June 19, 2019, to be considered. Find further details regarding this scholarship at www.bigsunathletics.com.

Mission Creek Orthodontics (MCO) Scholarship

Mission Creek Orthodontics is awarding one student with a $500 scholarship. To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must be a high school senior or attending college as a freshman, sophomore or junior. Students who apply for this scholarship must be attending college on a full-time basis (12 credit hours) by December 2019. To be considered applicants must submit an online application and answer to the essay question by May 15, 2019. Students enrolled in any field of study can apply for this scholarship. Fill out your online application and answer the essay question at www.missioncreekortho.com.

The Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Scholarship

The Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) offers four $2,500 scholarships for this academic year. The student must have graduated from a Wyoming high school and must be enrolled full-time for the 2018-2019 academic year. In addition, the student must pursue a discipline related to mining/mineral extraction and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The deadline for this application is November 30th, 2019. To request an application form, e-mail Aaron Stewart at smecasper@gmail.com.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The HSF general scholarship program is available for people of Hispanic ethnicity from underprivileged backgrounds. The value of the fund ranges from $500 to $5,000. You have a higher chance of acceptance if you are studying a STEM subject. Requirement: Minimum 3.0 GPA for High School Students. You also need to have completed the FAFSA application. For other criteria and details, go to https://www.hsf.net/en_US/scholarship.

Glen Legler Memorial Scholarship

Three, $1,000 scholarships available to seniors graduating from a Wyoming High School.  For more information go to http://scholarship.glenlegler.com/

Teacher.org's "Inspire Our Future" Scholarship

Teacher.org is a teacher advocacy site for students interested in considering teaching (and many other avenues within the field of education) as a career. To help support these students we offer an annual $500 scholarship. Teacher.org's "Inspire Our Future" scholarship is open to students studying Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Education, Educational Administration, Secondary Education, or Special Education. Applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website  scholarship@teacher.org

Schlumberger Company Scholarship

To be eligible for this award, you must be in your senior year of high school, be entering a US college/university as a first-time freshman, be a dependent son or daughter of a full-time employee of a North American Schlumberger company, have a parent that has been employed for at least three years of continuous service by October 1, 2017.  Recipients will be selected on their academic record, leadership qualities, ACT/SAT scores and essay content.  Merit Scholarships ($5,000) are offered to the top 8 applicants; Honors Awards ($3,500 or $2,000) are offered to 26 applicants.  The scholarships will be applied to tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for course load at accredited, nonprofit two- or four-year colleges/universities in the US or Canada.  Application deadline is March 1, 2019.

Sixt Rent a Car Scholars Program  

Applicants to the Sixt Scholars Program must be graduating high school seniors in the United States, plan to enroll in a full time undergraduate study at an accredited two year or four year college or university for the entire 2019-2020 academic year, and have a minimum grade point average of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).  Recipients will receive a $5,000 award to be used for the 2019-2020 academic year. Up to five (5) awards will be granted each year. Awards are one time one time only.  Apply at https://www.scholarsapply.org/sixt/

 

 

 

 

COLLEGE SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS

University of Wyoming Chemistry  Major Scholarships (3)

  1. Wyoming Section of the American Chemical Society offers a scholarship to incoming freshman majoring in biochemistry, chemistry or chemical engineering at UW.
  2. Clifford C. Hach Memorial Scholarship offers $6000 per year to students who begin and remains a chemistry major, maintains a 3.0 grade point average and makes progress towards a chemistry degree. 
  3. Hach Scientific Foundation Chemistry Teacher Scholarship offers recipients a 5 year, $6000/year scholarship for applicants who focus on chemistry and who agree to pursue  a state-certified teaching career.

Deadline for all is February 1, 2019. More information for these scholarships and how to apply can be found in this document:  UW Chemistry Major Scholarships.pdf .

University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors who will be attending UW in the fall.  The funding is $6,000 for four years paid over eight consecutive semesters.  To maintain eligibility, students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits each semester and maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.  Recipients must attend UW at the Laramie Campus.  Deadline to apply is Friday, February 15, 2019. To apply visit http://www.uwyo.edu/alumni/  Click on scholarships and then click on Scholarship Opportunities and Applications.

UW Trustees’ Scholars Award process for the incoming fall 2019 first-year class

Students who receive the Trustees’ Scholars Award will have a four-year scholarship for tuition, mandatory fees, university room and board (room and board will be covered for years two – four providing student resides in University housing and utilizes a meal plan). Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher at the end of each academic year.
Students must submit their UW application, and all official transcripts and test scores no later than December 1, 2018 to UW Admissions.

BP America Energy Scholarship

$5,000 scholarship available to students who are legal residents of the state of Wyoming (preference given to students from Carbon and Sweetwater Counties), current high school senior planning to enroll full-time at the University of Wyoming in the fall of 2019, majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field of study with a preference given to students pursuing studies in areas of interest to the energy industry. Apply online at http://bpenergyscholarships.com/

Archie J and Lois Kemper Jurich Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund is for students enrolled at the University of Wyoming. To be eligible for this scholarship award, an applicant must be a graduate of Rock Springs High School.  While not required, it is the donor’s preference that the recipient(s) be a native of Wyoming. The scholarship recipients must demonstrate financial need for the scholarship award. Recipients shall not be entitled to receive this scholarship award in consecutive academic years.  For additional information, contact the Department of Student Financial Aid at UW.

Gene and Bonnie Simpson Zuech Scholarship

This scholarship fund is for students attending the University of Wyoming. Preference can be given to students from Sweetwater and Crook Counties in Wyoming.  For more information, contact the Department of Financial Aid at UW.