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Adeline Neilson Scholarship at ansfnd@gmail.com

Applications are evaluated on the following criteria: economic need, record of good personal conduct and reputation, unique and distinguishing qualities, initiative in class work, educational objectives, career goals, grades, attitude regarding service to community and country, evidence of good citizenship, letters of recommendation, and replies from references. Applications are available by sending an email request to: ansfnd@gmail.com. Applications are available through April 11, 2014. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 19, 2014.



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BigSun Scholarship 2014 at www.bigsunathletics.com

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. All athletes are eligible regardless of which sport that are participating 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 short essay answering the question: What has your participation in sports affected who you are and how you relate to others? Find further details regarding this scholarship at www.bigsunathletics.com. Application deadline is June 20, 2014.



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Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation at www.thomas-foundation.com

The Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation offers a scholarship program to help students who were at-risk attend community colleges, the University of Wyoming or vocational education programs in Wyoming to become productive citizens. Applications for the mentorship program with a scholarship component are accepted throughout the year, with deadlines posted on each application. The basic criteria to be considered is to possess a high school diploma or GED or be eligible for the program applied for, be a Wyoming and US Citizen, and NOT be receiving the Hathaway Scholarship. Preferences are given to learners who are at-risk no matter how old or young. Further information and applications are available at www.thomas-foundation.com.



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EPSCoR Scholarship at www.uwyo.edu/epscor/fellowships-and-student-programs/transition-award/

Scholarship opportunity for community college students transferring to the University of Wyoming and majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The goals of the program are to provide hands-on research experiences to students and to support their transition to UW. A $1,500 scholarship per semester for two years will be awarded to successful applicants. Applicants should have completed between 55 and 60 semester hours of coursework at the time of UW enrollment. For further information and application, visit the website at www.uwyo.edu/epscor/fellowships-and-student-programs/transition-award/. Application deadline is April 1, 2014.



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Grainger Tools for Tomorrow at www.graingercsr.com/skilledtrades/

The Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarship program helps students across the country, who are interested in careers in the skilled trades and public safety, realize their educational goals. Outstanding students are recognized with a $2,000.00 scholarship award and a Westward toolkit upon graduation. Applications may be downloaded or picked up in the Financial Aid office or online at www.graingercsr.com/skilledtrades/. Applications must be returned to the Financial Aid office by March 24, 2014.

Download the Grainger Tools For Tomorrow Scholarship Program Application



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Hawthorn Foundation at www.thehawthornfoundation.org

The Hawthorn Foundation provides a scholarship intended to enable highly motivated individuals to improve their life circumstances through education and training. Recipients are selected on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis. Applicants must reside in Wyoming and may be: traditional students, GED graduates, Nontraditional adults, individuals who did not finish high school and have not obtained a GED but would like to obtain a GED and pursue an education, low-income adults who are returning to school or starting a higher education for the first time, first generation students, returning military, or individuals who are trying to overcome the struggles in their lives and make a new start through education. For more information, please visit the website www.thehawthornfoundation.org.



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Mary Kay Anderson Scholarship

The Mary Kay Anderson Scholarship is a one-year award of $700.00, awarded $350.00 each semester (as long as the requirements are met). To qualify, the recipient must be a female resident of Sweetwater County for at least one year, demonstrate financial need determined by the information on FAFSA, be enrolled full-time, have a college entry-level 2.5 GPA if between the ages of 17 and 28 or no current GPA required if over age 28 and starting first semester college, 3.0 GPA required for second semester renewal, an unofficial transcript confirming GPA, and completed application. Applications may be downloaded or picked up at the Financial Aid office. Completed applications must be returned to the Financial Aid office by July 31, 2014.

Download the Mary Kay Anderson Scholarship Application



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Pagesz at www.pagesz.net/scholarshipcontest/

The Scholarship Contest is free to enter, and eligibility is not based on grade point average or financial need. Contestants may enter only one time per contest. The contest ends on July 1, 2014. The essay shall be no less that 1,250-1,500 words and based on the theme: "Why do you think people are fascinated with the supernatural?" Judges will select the winner and award the $1,000 scholarship on July 31, 2014. Entries must be submitted on or before July 1, 2014 via email to essay@pagesz.net. For more information, please visit www.pagesz.net/scholarshipcontest/.


P.E.O. Chapter AY Scholarship

The P.E.O. Chapter AY offers a scholarship available to non-traditional female residents of Green River, WY, who are a high school graduate or hold an equivalency diploma. Recipient must be enrolled in a minimum six credit hours per semester. An award of $250.00 (if part time) or $500.00 (if full time) will be awarded at the end of the semester after verification of a 2.5 GPA or higher. Copies of semester grades required for consideration of future financial scholarship aid. Student must complete application, include letter or intent detailing educational plans, two letters of recommendation, and three personal references. Applications may be downloaded or picked up in the Financial Aid office.

Download the P.E.O. Chapter AY Scholarship Application for Non-Traditional Students



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Terry A. Bigler Memorial Scholarship

The Terry A. Bigler Memorial Scholarship, established by the Bigler Family and OCI Chemical Corporation in 2005, provides one $2,300.00 annual scholarship to full-time WWCC students entering their second year. Any interested applicant must have maintained a 2.5 GPA during their first year of college. Interested applicants need to complete the application, provide a resume of work history, include an official transcript of grades from WWCC, along with proof of enrollment for the current semester, and one letter of recommendation from an educator of faculty member. Preference will be given to individuals majoring in Mine Maintenance and Industry Maintenance Programs with the greatest financial need, as well as graduates from a Southwest Wyoming High School. Applications must be completed and returned to the Financial Aid office by April 1. Download or pick up the application in the Financial Aid office.

Download the Terry A. Bigler Memorial Scholarship Program Application



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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. Applications may be downloaded or picked up in the Financial Aid office.

Download the Wyoming Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarships Application


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 enrolled full time with a 2.5 GPA or higher pursuing a career in business, records and/or information management. If currently attending a Wyoming College, s transcript copy showing successful completion of at least one 3 credit hour course in business, records and/or information management must be sent. This scholarship award must be used in a single semester only. Interested applicants must complete the application, provide at least one letter of recommendation, transcript verifying 2.5 GPA or higher as well as completion of at least one 3-credit course in business, records, and/or information management if a college student, and brief statement of your future occupational and educational goals. Applications may be picked up and submitted to the Financial Aid office. Application deadline is March 31, as applications will be mailed out April 1, 2014.

Download the Wyoming Chapter of ARMA The Information Management Professionals Application


Wyoming Department of Family Services

The Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 & 2002 grants the State of Wyoming funds annually to provide up to $5000 per year in Educational Training Vouchers (ETV). The ETV is available for youth who have been in court-ordered care for at least one year after their 14th birthday, graduated from high school or have a GED, and under the age of 21. Interested applicants can download or pick up an application packet in the Financial Aid office. Deadlines for applications are as follows - Fall Semester: July 1; Spring Semester: November 15; Summer Semester: May 15. Note: summer semester dependent upon funds available.

Download the Wyoming Department of Family Services Application Packet





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