Qualifying for a Hathaway Scholarship
Four award levels of the Hathaway Scholarship are available to WWCC students: Career, Opportunity, Performance, and Honors.
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High School Curriculum Requirements:
The Wyoming Department of Education requires students to complete the following courses in high school:
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|Language Arts||4 years
|Social Studies||3 years
|Foreign Language||2 sequential years of the same foreign language.|
Meeting these curriculum requirements will qualify a student for Hathaway Scholarship consideration.
Additional Eligibility Requirements:
- U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien
- Wyoming resident
- 2006 and after high school graduate from an eligible high school
- Apply for award and enroll at WWCC (or other eligible institution) within 2 years of graduation
Students who successfully complete a home-based educational program that meets defined curriculum requirements may qualify for Hathaway Scholarships. Award levels are based on ACT scores. Students must meet all eligibility requirements except GPA, apply for award and enroll at WWCC prior to age 21.
Students who attended a Wyoming high school, did not graduate, took the GED after April 1, 2006, while residing in Wyoming, and whose high school class has graduated, may also qualify for a Hathaway Scholarship. Below are ACT (American College Test) and GED (General Educational Development) score requirements for Hathaway Scholarships.
|Career||Minimum GED 500 / minimum ACT 17 or cumulative score of at least 12 on applied math, reading for information and locating information on WorkKeys Job Skills Assessment System tests|
|Opportunity||Minimum GED 500 / minimum ACT 19|
|Performance||Minimum GED 540/ minimum ACT 21|
|Honors||Minimum GED 575 / minimum ACT 25|
Part-time college students taking 6 – 11 credit hours per semester also qualify for Hathaway Scholarships. Students receive their award in an amount proportionate to the credit hours taken. All other eligibility requirements are the same for part-time students.
Conversion Chart from SAT to ACT Scores
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