LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Sweetwater One Foundation Scholarships:

There are a number of scholarships available through the Sweetwater One Foundation.  Requirements vary for each scholarship.  DEADLINE:  APRIL 12, 2021. To apply click https://form.jotform.com/60834128720957.

PEO Chapter L Scholarship:

This scholarship is available to female seniors graduating with the class of 2021 planning to pursue higher education at a college, university or trade school.  Requires a minimum 3.0 GPA.  DEADLINE: MAY 3, 2021 (no later than 5:00 pm).  For application and information click here:  PEO Application_2021.pdf .

Community Fine Arts Center Scholarship:

$1,000 scholarship available to a graduating art student.  Application packet consists of two teacher recommendations, a 5 Art Piece Portfolio and personal essay.  All items must be submitted digitally.  DEADLINE:  APRIL 1, 2021.  For application and information click here:  CFACScholarshipApplication2021.pdf .

Leather & Lace Foundation Scholarship:

Scholarship available to RSHS graduating seniors.  Interested applicants must submit an essay describing their long and short-term goals, who has been their biggest influencer, what certain experience has influenced their life, leadership in and out of school and how this scholarship will benefit them.  Essays should be emailed to leatherandlacefund@outlook.com.  DEADLINE:  APRIL 30, 2021. 

Jurich Family Memorial Scholarship:

$5,000 scholarship available to RSHS graduating senior with a family history in Rock Springs attending a 2 or 4 year college.  Application requires top 1 or 2 college choices (plus estimated cost of attendance for each school), FAFSA form completed and uploaded to the application, 2 letters of recommendation and 3 essays (max 300 words).  DEADLINE:  FEBRUARY 12, 2021 (5:00 PM MST).   click here to access application(Please note that the application must be completed in one sitting)

Feller & Feller Orthodontic Scholarship:

Dr. and Mrs. Feller will award a $1000 scholarship to the high school senior who best exemplifies inspirational qualities including, but not limited to; triumph over disabilities, personal tragedy, or difficult life circumstances. Scholarship to be provided to pay for college or trade school education. It will be sent to the school of your choice in your name following acceptance. DEADLINE:  APRIL 15, 2021   Feller_App.pdf 

Rocky Mountain Car Wash Scholarship:

This $500 scholarship is available to 2020 graduating high school seniors.  Students must complete the application and provide additional information requested (listed on application) to be considered.  DEADLINE:  APRIL 1, 2021.  2021 Scholarship Application 1.pdf 

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.  Approved areas of study include Business Management, Computers, Accounting, Office Management, Safety, Diesel Mechanics and Truck Driving.  DEADLINE:  FEBRUARY 5, 2021.   2021_WTA_Scholarship_Application.pdf 

 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.  DEADLINE:  MARCH 15, 2021.   Sweetwater County Farm Bureau T S Taliaferro V Scholarship.pdf 

Sweetwater County Class of 2021 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 or Wyoming Community Colleges.  DEADLINE:  APRIL 26, 2021.  https://www.sweet.wy.us/departments/board_of_county_commissioners/forms.php

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. To apply, access the online application at http://bpenergyscholarships.com/DEADLINE:  MARCH 16, 2021.

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 $2,000.  DEADLINE:  JANUARY 29, 2021.   2021_rms-swe_freshman_appl.docx 

Memorial Hospital Staff Scholarship 

Current RSHS graduating seniors are eligible to apply for this $3,000 scholarship.  To be considered, students must have an interest in the health care field with a cumulative 3.5 GPA and 90% or better school attendance rate.  Also considered will be the student’s performance in school and community efforts.  Must NOT have a criminal background or disciplinary referrals.  DEADLINE:  MARCH 26, 2021.   MHSC Scholarship Application 2021.pdf 

Memorial Hospital Health Academy Student Scholarship:

Current HOCA graduating seniors are eligible to apply for this $1,500 scholarship.  To be considered, students must be a graduating Health Academy member, have a cumulative 3.0 GPA and 90% or better school attendance rate.  Also considered will be the student’s submitted essay and performance in school and community efforts.  Must NOT have a criminal background or disciplinary referrals.  More information coming soon!

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.  DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2022.   WYSROA Scholarship 2021-2022.pdf

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

 

REGIONAL/STATEWIDE SCHOLARSHIPS

Architectural Education Foundation of AIA Wyoming Scholarship –

This scholarship is available to students entering their college freshman year through a Master of Architecture program.  The number of scholarships and award amounts vary.  Information Flyer:  AEF-AIAW Guidance Counselors 2020.pdf  More information coming soon!

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship  

This $20,000 achievement based scholarship is awarded to high school seniors  with a minimum 3.0 (unweighted) GPA with a capacity to lead and serve, and a commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.  The electronic application can be accessed at Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Application DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2021 at 5 PM (EST).

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.  The self-explanatory application form is available through April 10, 2021 by sending an e-mail request to: ansfnd@gmail.com. The completed application must be postmarked no later than April 17, 2021.

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. DEADLINE:  MARCH 19, 2021.   WWPC scholarship application2021.docx 

Mary N. Brooks Scholarship

$800 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.  DEADLINE:  APRIL 15, 2021.   Mary N Brooks Scholarship Application 2021-22.pdf 

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 coming soon!

Wyoming Game Warden’s Association Scholarship

$500 scholarship available to graduating high school seniors.  Available to use at in-state or out-of-state trade schools, community colleges or universities.  To apply, visit www.WyomingGameWardens.com and download the electronic application.  Return the completed application to WyGameWardensAssoc@gmail.com.  DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2021.

 All-West Scholarship

$1,500 scholarship available to graduating senior attending Rock Springs High School.  To apply, the student’s parent or guardian must be an All West Communications customer.  In addition to completing the application, students must submit a letter of recommendation from a principal or teacher.  To apply, visit  All West Scholarship Flyer Link_2021.pdf  DEADLINE:  MARCH 22, 2021.

Foundation for Rural Services

$2500 scholarship. Past applications have consisted of form, transcripts, 300-word essay, educator's statement, letter of recommendation, and an All-West sponsor signature. More information coming soon!

Kaiser Foundation Scholarship

This renewable $4,000/year scholarship requires a minimum 2.5 GPA.  To apply, students must complete the application and provide the supporting documentation to Mr. Wiest in RSHS Counseling Center NO LATER than MARCH 9, 2021. Application:   Kaiser_Scholarship_App_20_21.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, application and deadline, visit the NILE Scholarship Program website.

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 available at https://haganscholarships.org/  DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2020.

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.  DEADLINE:  JUNE 1st, 2021.  Applications can be downloaded at Wyoming Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarships Application and mail it to: Scottish Rite Foundation, 1820 Capitol Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001.

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, 2021, to be considered. Find further details regarding this scholarship at www.bigsunathletics.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.  For more information and to apply: https://www.smeef.org/sme-education-foundation-scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/  DEADLINE:  FEBRUARY 1, 2021

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.

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: https://www.teacher.org/scholarship-entry-rules/.

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.  DEADLINE:  MARCH 3, 2021.  To apply visit: https://programs.applyists.com/schlumbergerfounders/

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 2020-2021 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 2020-2021 academic year. Up to five (5) awards will be granted each year. Awards are one time only.  Apply at https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/sixt/.

OppU Achievers Scholarship

This $2,500 scholarship is open to graduating seniors that are high-achieving students.  To apply, students must submit a short essay.  DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2021.  Submit essay via this link:https://www.opploans.com/oppu/scholarship/

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.

More information coming soon!

UW Trustees’ Scholars Award

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 applicationand all official transcripts and test scores no later than December 1, 2020 to UW AdmissionsMore information can be found here: http://www.uwyo.edu/admissions/scholarships/residents/trustees.html

University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) Scholarship

Scholarship opportunities for the 2021-22 Academic year close at midnight, March 15, 2021 The following opportunities are only available through the WyoScholarships program through the office of Scholarship and Financial Aid. 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.

APPLY-TO SCHOLARSHIPS:

Ten of our scholarship opportunities this year are “APPLY-TO,” requiring a separate application process through the WyoScholarships program through the office of Scholarships and Financial Aid and open November 15, 2020. 

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.

High School Students Only (Please note any State requirements)

Alumni Association - Honors Scholarship (Wyoming Only - Parent(s)/guardian must be a paid member of UWAA)

Alumni Association - Multi-Cultural Alumni Chapter Scholarship (Any State)

Alumni Association - Native American Scholarship (Any State)

John and Helen Ilsley Family Foundation and Sheridan County Alumni Network Scholarship (Wyoming Only – Applicant must reside in Sheridan County, WY)

Tuff Samuelson Memorial Scholarship (Wyoming Only - Applicant must reside in Uinta County)

High School or Currently Enrolled College Students (Please note any State requirements)

UW Alumni Association Houston Region Network Scholarship (Texas - with special consideration given to specific counties)

AUTO-MATCH SCHOLARSHIPS: 

The remaining scholarships are “AUTO-MATCH” opportunities through the WyoScholarships program through the office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.  Auto-Match is based on the student’s general application in WyoScholarships after acceptance to UW and automatically matches a scholarship to a student profile.  Auto-Match scholarships are based on the annual approval process and available funds.

The opportunities below will show in WyoScholarships February 1, 2021, when the auto-match period begins. 

High School Students Only (Please note any State requirements)

Hershler/Skinner Family Memorial Scholarship (Wyoming Only - Parent(s) guardian must be a Wyoming State employee and UW Alum)

Jeanine and Warren Hodges UWAA Scholarship (Wyoming Only)

John Evezich Memorial Scholarship (Wyoming Only – Preference given first to students from Kemmerer, WY community, then from Lincoln County, WY, and finally from Wyoming at large.  Student must have a declared major.) 

John P. Ellbogen Foundation Scholarship (Wyoming Only)

License Plate Funded Scholarship - In State (Wyoming Only)

License Plate Funded Scholarship - Out of State (Out of State Only)

Mary Lou Rechard Memorial Alumni Scholarship (Any State - Parent(s)/guardian must be UW Graduate)

Roberta M Darnall Alumni Scholarship (Any State – Applicant must be a child or grandchild of a UW alum)

Robert W. McBride Alumni Scholarship (Wyoming Only – Applicant must be a graduate of a high school in Johnson County, WY) 

License Plate Funded Scholarship - Grandchild of UW Graduates Scholarship (Wyoming Only - Grandparent(s) must be a UW graduate)