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Scholarships in Wyoming

  • Ace Alan Cossairt Scholarship
    Recipient must be enrolled in the Special Education program at the College of Education, University of Wyoming.
  • Adult Student Scholarship
    Scholarship for adult students age 25 and over. The recipient must have attended at least one semester at UW and be a student in good standing. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 is required. Either full or part time (minimum 6 credit hours) students may apply.
  • Albert H and Betty L Watenpaugh Scholarship
    This fund shall be used to make scholarship grants to students enrolled at the University of Wyoming. To be eligible for this scholarship award an applicant must also be transferring from Sheridan College or Laramie County Community College where he/she has completed at least 30 semester hours or one year.
  • Arden White Student Excellence Fund
    Applicants must be Graduate Students in Counselor Education and must maintain a 3.0 or better grade point average. Preference will be given to students interested in pursuing Counselor Education as a profession.
  • Augusta Bevans Scholarship
    Successful applicants will be students enrolled at the University of Wyoming who have been residents of the Cathedral Home for Children (a.k.a. Wyo Place). The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid will provide applicant contact information to the Cathedral Home for Children to verify residency.
  • Nursing
    Babson & Associates Primary Care Nursing Scholarship
    This fund shall be used to financially support students in the ReNEW nursing program. To be eligible for this scholarship, the recipient must have earned their associate degree in nursing offered at Laramie County Community College and is enrolled in a baccalaureate nursing program, ReNEW, offered by the Fay W.
  • Physical Education / Fitness / Nutrition
    Ben and Allene Kohrs Memorial Dietetics Scholarship
    Applicants must be students enrolled in the Family and Consumer Sciences Department who major in Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Bernice A Bettis Scholarship
    This fund shall be used to make scholarship grants to students with disabilities enrolled in the University of Wyoming.
  • Law / Legal Studies
    Bob C Sigler Country Lawyer Scholarship
    To be eligible for this scholarship award, an applicant must demonstrate a desire to practice law in a small town in Wyoming (preference is for towns other than Cheyenne or Casper) through the submission of a current resume and brief student profile detailing post law school career goals.
  • Nursing
    Bonnie M and George E Nugent Nursing Scholarship
    Applicants must be accepted into the nursing major, have a GPA of at least 3.0, have financial need, and demonstrate an interest in staying in Wyoming after the nursing degree is received.
  • Nursing
    Carolyn Bennett Miknis 1959 Nursing Scholarship
    This fund shall be used to make scholarship grants to students in their senior or junior year of the Basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing at UW. To be eligible for this scholarship award an applicant must be a Wyoming resident, have a minimum GPA of 3.
  • Nursing
    Carolyn Bennett Miknis 1959 ReNEW and BRAND Nursing Scholarship
    This fund shall be used to make scholarship grants to students of the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing at UW earning their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree through the Bachelor’s Reach for Accelerated Nursing Degree (BRAND) Program, Revolutionizing Nurse Education in Wyoming (ReNEW) program, or a student who may...
  • Casper Rotary Foundation Scholarship
    The award recipient must be (1) a non-traditional student (meaning that the individual has at least a full years break from attending high school or an institution of higher education; (2) a degree-seeking student enrolled at the University of Wyoming – Casper; and (3) enrolled full-time (requiring not less than 12...
  • Chiles and Evelyn Plummer Environment and Natural Resources Scholarship
    Applicants must be enrolled at the University. Preference shall be given to students in fields pertaining to the conservation of natural resources.
  • Chris Foianini Scholarship
    Successful applicants must be currently attending or be a graduate of Laramie High School. Applicants have at least a 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) GPA while at Laramie High School, and if currently attending the University of Wyoming maintain a G.
  • Clarence D Jayne Memorial Scholarship
    Be enrolled in College of Education Adult and Post-secondary Education Graduate program. Recipient is to be selected by members of the Department of Adult Education and Instructional Services.
  • Nursing
    Clay Unger Endowed Nursing Scholarship
    To be eligible for this scholarship an applicant must be enrolled in the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing and preferably: be a single parent, in good academic standing, with verifiable financial need.
  • Connor Montgomery Cloud Memorial Scholarship for Veterans
    To be eligible for this scholarship, the recipient must be a military veteran, or the direct dependent of a military veteran, and be in good academic standing. Scholarship recipients shall be reviewed by a collaborative group, including: leadership representatives of the Veteran’s Student Center (VSC), the President of...
  • Medicine / Pharmacy
    CVS Health Foundation Pharmacy Scholarship
    The CVS Health Foundation Pharmacy Scholarship recipient must be a student who is in good academic standing, interested in a career in community pharmacy practice, and interns/volunteers his/her time with an organization that supports underserved populations.
  • Daniels Boundless Opportunity Scholarship
    Scholarship funds may only be used by the recipient toward the cost of tuition and required fees, room and board (on-campus housing only), campus provided health insurance converge, books and supplies and transportation/commuting expenses (limited to gas and public transportation).
  • Law / Legal Studies
    Daniel W Coughlin Scholarship
    Successful applicants will be students entering the pre-law program, enrolled full-time at the University of Wyoming.
  • David M Lowe Memorial Scholarship
    Applicant must have been admitted to the Management and Marketing program in the College of Business, be a sophomore, junior or senior Marketing major, have achieved a cumulative grade point average between 3.
  • Law Enforcement / Corrections / Criminal Justice
    Deputy Bryan Gross Memorial Scholarship
    This fund shall be used to award scholarship grants to students enrolled in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Wyoming.
  • Donald S and Dorothy L Bird Special Education Scholarship
    This fund shall be used to make scholarship grants to students at the University of Wyoming. To be eligible for this scholarship award an applicant must also be an education major seeking special education certification or a graduate student seeking a Master’s degree in special education.
  • Medicine / Pharmacy
    Dr Gerald and Mrs Linda Baker PreMedicine Scholarship
    This fund shall be used to make scholarship grants to students enrolled in the pre-medicine curriculum at the University of Wyoming. To be eligible for this scholarship award an applicant must also be a Wyoming resident, a junior or senior and demonstrate likely success to be admitted to and to graduate from medical school.
  • Dr L Dean Sorenson Memorial Scholarship
    Distributions from the fund are restricted to graduate-level students studying in the area of Educational Leadership working towards the completion of a master’s degree, a certification in K-12 school administration , or a certificate in K-12 school admin.
  • Edna M. Humphrey Engineering Scholarship
    Annual Scholarships may be awarded to students who are (a) sophomore, junior, and non-traditional freshmen; (b) enrolled in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and are pursuing a major therein; maintain a 3.
  • Eleanor Rowland Memorial Scholarship in Special Education
    Applicants must be enrolled in the Special Education Program in the College of Education. Consideration shall first be given to graduate students who have met the criteria for admission to candidacy to the Special Education Program and who, additionally, show promise as special educators.
  • Elnora Brooks Scholarship
    Recipients must be currently teaching in Wyoming and returning to campus for additional study in the College of Education. Financial need is to be considered in making the award.
  • Evelyn Haskell Memorial Scholarship
    Distribution of funds will be used to make scholarship grants to female students enrolled in the Gender and Women’s Studies Program at the University of Wyoming.
  • Evelyn L Milam Endowed Scholarship
    Applicants must be students in good standing enrolled in the counseling master’s degree program at the University of Wyoming. This award is designated for a master’s student showing promise as a future clinician.
  • Business Administration / Management
    Genevieve Edsall Mortensen Scholarship
    This scholarship supports applicants with an emotional, mental or physical disability enrolled in the College of Business at the University of Wyoming.
  • Hershler/Skinner Family Memorial Scholarship
    Funding ($250 per semester) is for eight consecutive semesters, provided the recipient maintains a 2.5 cumulative grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester.
  • James F York Memorial Scholarship
    Successful applicants will have graduated from a Carbon County High School, and have a 3.0 GPA or higher (on a scale of A=4.0). Applicant must demonstrate membership, current or former, in 4-H or FFA in the state of Wyoming.
  • Jim and Beverly Young Scholarship in Engineering
    This fund shall be used to make scholarship grants to students enrolled in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Wyoming.
  • Jim and Cathey Krehmeyer Special Education Scholarship Fund
    Distributions from the fund shall be used to make scholarship grants to students enrolled at the University of Wyoming.
  • John and Helen Ilsley Family Foundation and Sheridan County Alumni Network Scholarship
    Funding ($750 per semester) is for eight consecutive semesters, provided the recipient maintains a 2.5 cumulative grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester.
  • John R and Catherine David Carson Scholarship
    This fund shall be used to make scholarship grants to students enrolled at the University of Wyoming.
  • Law Enforcement / Corrections / Criminal Justice
    John R Shell Memorial Scholarship
    Applicant must be a junior or senior majoring in the Criminal Justice with aspirations to be in law enforcement, must be Wyoming residents and must show financial need.
  • Kevin Kyner Blythe Memorial Scholarship
    Successful applicants will be active members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Wyoming who are enrolled at the University of Wyoming.
  • Larry C Gubbels Family Memorial Scholarship
    Scholarship grants to students enrolled at the University of Wyoming. **Preference shall be granted to applicants who utilize a wheelchair, with further preference for nontraditional students who utilize a wheelchair.
  • Leatrice M and G Edward Pendray Memorial Scholarship
    Successful applicants will be incoming female freshman to the University of Wyoming with preference for those raised on a farm or ranch; however, if no qualified applicants are found, the scholarship will be awarded to any other freshman female.
  • Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship
    The Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship was created to recognize outstanding students within the boundaries of the NACE Central Area who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of science and/or engineering.
  • Psychology / Psychiatry / Mental Health / Counseling
    Lillian G Portenier Psychology Scholarship
    This scholarship is for senior and graduate students enrolled in the Department of Psychology at the University of Wyoming. Recipients shall be selected by the University Committee in consultation with the Chairman of the Department of Psychology.
  • Lyle L Miller Counselor Education Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students in good standing in a counseling graduate program. Applicants must be working on research with the guidance of a faculty member and intend to use the award to further their research.
  • Marion and Wayland H Cato Jr Endowed Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is for full-time and part-time students who have financial need. The goal is at least one member of each class shall be awarded with this grant.
  • Marna M Kuehne Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a Wyoming resident and a disabled veteran. Funding can go to both graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Mary Claire Kaufman Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students who has a parent who is either disabled or deceased.
  • McKeown Family Scholarship
    This scholarship is for older students beginning their post-secondary education or returning after an extended absence.
  • MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
    High school seniors pursuing a four-year degree in selected AFNR Career Pathways including Agribusiness Systems, Plant Systems, Natural Resource Systems, and Power, Structural and Technical Systems.
  • Multicultural Affairs Pride Scholarship
    This scholarship is for applicants who plan to attend UW as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours).
  • Multi-Cultural Alumni Chapter Scholarship
    Funding ($750 per semester) is for eight consecutive semesters, provided the recipient maintains a 2.0 cumulative grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester. Recipients must be attending University of Wyoming at the Laramie campus.
  • Nielson Excellence Fellowship in Energy Studies
    This scholarship is aimed to assist students considering or beginning an energy-related research project. It caters to current University of Wyoming students engaged in related energy studies.
  • Law Enforcement / Corrections / Criminal Justice
    Oyler Family Criminal Justice Scholarship
    This award shall be given to students enrolled in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Wyoming, with a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher, who are **current or former law enforcement officers and/or students who have demonstrated an interest in pursuing a career in local, state, or federal law enforcement.
  • Paul Stock Foundation UW at Casper Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students that have have a declared major at UWC and at least junior status; have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester for part-time (at least three credit hours per semester must be UWC credits), and at least 12 credit hours for full-time (at least...
  • PB&J Scholarship
    The PB&J scholarship is awarded to students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to reflect well academically, but who have the drive to succeed.
  • Phi Delta Theta Scholarship Fund
    Applicants must be full-time undergraduates, graduate students, or students enrolled in professional programs at the University of Wyoming and must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (or 3.0 for graduate students).
  • Ralph Klein Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to student from Buffalo High School (Buffalo, WY) who participated in the BHS Create Program and who are admitted to the University of Wyoming in any major.
  • Richard and Judith Agee Scholarship for Native American Students
    Scholarship grants for Native American students who are enrolled in the University of Wyoming. First preference for the scholarship award shall be students from the Wind River reservation who are enrolled members of either the Eastern Shoshone or Northern Arapaho tribes.
  • Roberta Derr Education Scholarship
    Annual scholarships may be awarded to students who are (a) sophomore, junior, and non-traditional freshman; (b) enrolled in the College of Education and are pursuing a major therein; maintain a 3.0 or better on a 4.
  • Roberta M Darnall Alumni Scholarship
    This scholarship is available for students attending UW at the Laramie campus. Applicant should be taking a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester.
  • Russell I Hammond Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students in the College of Education Educational Leadership Graduate program
  • Share the Care of Leah Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is for undergraduate students at the University of Wyoming. Applicant must be entering disciplines and/or pursuing careers in teaching, physical therapy, massage therapy, nursing, social work, audiology/speech pathology, medicine and/or art therapy
  • Silver Symbol Circle of Kings Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students enrolled in the College of Education Special Education Graduate program
  • University of Wyoming Fred Gray Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for graduate students a UW who are seeking a degree seeking candidate in the College of Agriculture.