NWCCD Scholarships

Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) offers a variety of scholarships to assist students in achieving their educational goals.  Upon successful admission into a degree or certificate program at Sheridan or Gillette Colleges, and once students are registered for classes, we will automatically match students with scholarships for which they may be eligible.  Scholarship eligibility may vary based on elements such as hometown, academic program of study, or other extracurricular interests.  Other scholarships requiring essays or additional information can also be found below.

Scholarships Requiring Essays

Along with our many auto-match scholarships, we offer scholarships that require essays or additional information from the applicant.  Browse the list below and apply today!

Energy Workers Scholarship (GC)

The Energy Workers Scholarship is for Gillette College students who have worked in the energy industry for at least 6 months.  Recipient can be a full-time or part-time student seeking a degree in a Tech related field and must be a non-traditional student.  $1,500 – 3 awards at $500/each

Please send your answers to scholarships@sheridan.edu.  Be sure to include the scholarship name in the email subject line.

  1. First and Last name
  2. Semester you plan to enroll at Gillette College
  3. Current employer
  4. Length of time at your current employer – can be in months or years

Gillette College Nursing Scholarships (GC)

Gillette College Nursing Scholarships are available to students currently enrolled in the program.  Please type your answers to the following questions and submit them to scholarships@sheridan.edu.  Be sure to include the scholarship name in the email subject line.

  1. Please indicate what semester of the GC Nursing program you will be entering (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th)
  2. Please explain how you have demonstrated a commitment to a strong work ethic through both school and employment experience.
  3. What leadership activities have you participated in?
  4. How will you use your education in your desired career field?  Please be sure to include a statement of your educational goals.
  5. How are you preparing for a career in Nursing and/or Public Health?
  6. Please explain your financial need.
  7. If you are selected as a recipient for any of the following scholarships, how will it benefit you?
  8. Please provide any additional information you would like the committee to know about you in order to assist them with the scholarship selection process (i.e. current employer).

The Gillette College Nursing Program selects all recipients for the following scholarships:

  • Clinical Excellence in Nursing:  $500.00
  • Davis Land & Livestock Scholarship: $600.00  4th semester Nursing student; awarded in the spring semester.
  • DeBoer Scholarship: $250.00  Nursing student enrolled full time (12 credits).
  • Patel Ensure the Future Endowment Scholarship: $1,000 (2 awards of $500)  Graduate of Campbell County High School; maintaining a College GPA of 3.0; preference given to a current employee of CCMH.
  • Gillette Optometric Clinic Health Sciences Endowment: $250.00  Health Sciences student.
  • Jeanette L. Heptner Scholarship – GC Nursing:  # of awards and $ amount of awards vary.
  • Ramzi Ammari Memorial Scholarship: $500.00  Nursing student enrolled full time (12 credits).
  • Richard Bratton Memorial Scholarship: $1,000.00  Recipient determined by GC Nursing and Mrs. Alice Bratton; 3rd or 4th semester GC Nursing student, enrolled full-time (12 credits), maintaining a GPA of 3.0.
  • Sherry-LaManna Health Sciences Scholarship Endowment:  $500.00  Health Sciences student maintaining a GPA of 2.50, scholarship is renewable.
  • Morel Nursing Scholarship Endowment: $250.00
  • Mills Nursing Scholarship: # of awards and $ amount of awards vary;  Financial support for Nursing and Medical Assistant students.

Pfau and Lundock Scholarship (GC)

The Pfau and Lundock Scholarship is for Gillette College students.  Preference is given to the dependent of a City of Gillette employee. Please send your interest to scholarships@sheridan.edu.  Be sure to include the scholarship name in the email subject line.  In the body of the email, include your name, the semester you plan to enroll at Gillette College, and the name, title, and the City of Gillette department your parent/legal guardian works.  $250.00

Sgt Ryan Zorn Scholarship (GC)

The Sargent Ryan Zorn Scholarship is available to Gillette College students in any program of study.  This particular scholarship is in memory of Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Zorn, from Upton, Wyoming, who was killed as a result of injuries from a vehicle rollover on November 16, 2009 serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.  $1,250.00 (1 award available)

Please write an essay saluting an American Veteran or Active Duty Service Member from the past or the present.  Essays are evaluated on content, clear point, subject passion, spelling and grammar.  Please submit your essay to scholarships@sheridan.edu.  Be sure to include the scholarship name in the email subject line.

Boundless Opportunity Scholarships (GC & SC)

Boundless Opportunity Scholarships available for both Gillette College and Sheridan College students.

The Boundless Opportunity Scholarship (BOS) is designed to benefit highly-motivated, non-traditional students who recognize the power of education to create a better life for themselves and their families.

The Daniels Fund — the legacy of cable television pioneer Bill Daniels — awards grants to partnering colleges and universities who then provide need-based scholarships to successful student applicants.

The BOS program serves seven non-traditional student populations (selected by the individual institution), and is intended to help students who are able to demonstrate the need for financial assistance as they invest in themselves through continued education.

Gillette College will provide need-based scholarships to the following categories of post-traditional students: Adult learners, GED recipients, Foster care youth, and Returning military.  Only students who are legal residents of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming are eligible.

Sheridan College will provide need-based scholarships to the following categories of post-traditional students: Adult learners, GED recipients, and Foster care youth.  Only students who are legal residents of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming are eligible.

Scholarship funds may only be used by the recipient toward cost of tuition and required fees, room and board, books and supplies, and transportation/commuting expenses (limited to gas and public transportation)*.

Interested students will need to send their answers to scholarships@sheridan.edu.  Be sure to include the name of the scholarship in the email subject line.

  1. First and Last Name
  2. Campus location you are attending
  3. Semester you plan to enroll
  4. Describe how you qualify for this scholarship.  Be sure to include your State of residency.

Recipients must complete an online survey and provide verification of completion and submission of survey to the financial aid office before funds will be disbursed.  The link to this survey will be included in the award offer email.

*# of awards per campus and amount of awards varies.

NWCCD Veterans Scholarships (GC & SC)

NWCCD Veterans Scholarships are available to our Veteran students.  Please type your answers and submit them to the Veterans Services advisors, Loren Groves (lgroves@sheridan.edu) or Tyler Jensen (tjensen@sheridan.edu).

  1. Do you have a documented disability rating as determined by the US Department of Veteran Affairs?
  2. What is your Disability percentage rating?
  3. Please explain your financial need. If you are selected as a recipient for this scholarship, how will it benefit you?

The Veterans Services advisors select all recipients for the following scholarships:

  1. Marna M. Kuehne Endowed Scholarship for Johnson County (SCJC): The Marna M. Kuehne Endowed Scholarship for Johnson County is awarded to full-time or part-time Sheridan College in Johnson County students in good standing with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Enrollment status and financial need will be considered.  Recipients must have a documented disability rating determined by the US Dept of Veteran Affairs.  Wyoming veterans with no disability documentation and/or are not from one of the designated counties will also be considered based on available funding.  Preference is given to disabled veterans who are Wyoming residents from Sheridan, Johnson, Campbell, Crook, or Weston Counties.  You must provide disability documentation and proof of honorable discharge in order to be fully qualified ($2,000)
  2. Marna M. Kuehne Endowed Scholarship at NWCCD:  The Marna M. Kuehne Endowed Scholarship at NWCCD is awarded to full-time or part-time NWCCD students in good standing with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Enrollment status and financial need will be considered.  Recipients must have a documented disability rating determined by the US Dept of Veteran Affairs.  Wyoming veterans with no disability documentation and/or are not from one of the designated counties will also be considered based on available funding.  Preference is given to disabled veterans who are Wyoming residents from Sheridan, Johnson, Campbell, Crook, or Weston Counties.  You must provide disability documentation and proof of honorable discharge in order to be fully qualified  ($60,000 – # of awards and award amounts will vary)
  3. Wyoming National Guard Scholarship (SC): The Wyoming National Guard Scholarship is intended to be used as emergency assistance to cover educational expenses for Wyoming National Guard members who are current Sheridan College students in good standing ($750)
  4. Robert P McCreery Memorial Scholarship (GC): The Robert P McCreery Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student attending Gillette College with preference given to a Veteran student with financial need ($1,200)
  5. Vietnam Vets Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club Chapter “X” Scholarship (GC): The Vietnam Vets Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club Chapter “X” Scholarship is awarded to a GC student with one of the following statuses:  Returning Veteran, Veteran, or Active Duty Service Person.  The recipient can have any discharge from the Armed Forces other than a Dishonorable Discharge.  Preference is given to a student with financial need ($2,000 – 2 awards @ $1,000/each)
  6. Student Veterans of America Gillette Chapter Scholarship (GC): The Student Veterans of America Gillette Chapter Scholarship is awarded to GC Veteran Students whose GI Benefits have expired.  2.0 GPA minimum allowed.  Student must be an active member of the Veterans Club with 10 active club hours ($1,000 – 2 awards @ $500/each)

Chester Powell Scholarship (SC)

The Chester Powell Scholarship is awarded to African American students attending Sheridan College with academic promise and financial need.  Please send your responses to the following questions to scholarships@sheridan.edu.  Be sure to include the scholarship name in the email subject line.

  1. How will you use your education in your desired career field?  Be sure to include a statement of your educational goals.
  2. Please explain how you qualify for this scholarship based on the description.  Be sure to include examples of character, leadership, service, and financial need.

David W. & Phyllis Sturgeon Little Good Citizen Scholarship (SC)

The David W. & Phyllis Sturgeon Little Good Citizen Scholarship is awarded to students who are US citizens, residents of Wyoming & contiguous states, with special emphasis on those who have demonstrated, through community service, a particular desire to help others in the community.  Priority consideration is given to students from Sheridan County and residents of the Sheridan area and Southern Montana who have demonstrated a concern for community service.

This scholarship is renewable for a 2nd year. Recipients must complete the general application each year to be considered for renewal. A GPA of 2.0 must also be maintained.

Please send your answer to the following question to scholarships@sheridan.edu.  Be sure to include the scholarship name in the email subject line.

  1. How have you demonstrated your desire to help others in your community through community service?

Delta Dental Scholarship (SC)

The Delta Dental Endowed Scholarship is awarded to 2nd year Dental Hygiene students attending Sheridan College.  The recipients of this scholarship must be Wyoming residents demonstrating financial need but not receiving multiple other scholarships.  Recipients will also be selected based on GPA and a typed essay.  $1,000.00

All information for this scholarship is housed in the Sheridan College Dental Hygiene Department.  Please see the Department for an application.

Faculty/Staff Scholarship (SC)

The Faculty/Staff Scholarship is awarded to Sheridan College students with a 2.75 GPA or higher who has demonstrated need with a written financial statement.  Priority consideration is given to part-time students.  $3,500.00 – # of awards and award amounts vary.

Send your answer to the following question to scholarships@sheridan.edu.  Be sure to include the scholarship name in the email subject line.

  1. The donors of this scholarship would like a financial statement from the applicant.  Please describe your financial need.  This statement can include examples of family factors and other eligible assistance you receive.

Fallen Soldier Memorial Scholarship (SC)

The purpose of the Fallen Soldier Memorial Scholarship is to provide scholarship support to students at Sheridan College.  The Wyoming Fallen Heroes Scholarship Program honors all Wyoming Military personnel who have lost their lives fighting for freedom.  This particular scholarship is in memory of Pfc. Manuel Davilla and SSgt Brian Bland, Wyoming military personnel who lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan.  These scholarships have been established at all Wyoming Community Colleges and the University of Wyoming.  $200.00

Please write an essay saluting an American Veteran or Active Duty Service Member from the past or the present.  Essays are evaluated on content, clear point, subject passion, spelling and grammar.  Please submit your essay to scholarships@sheridan.edu.  Be sure to include the scholarship name in the email subject line.

Kim & Mary Kay Love Scholarship (SC)

The Kim & Mary Kay Love Scholarship will support tuition and fees for Sheridan College students, with preference to employees and/or their family members of Sheridan Media radio stations, Frackelton’s Restaurant, or Kim & Mary Kay Love (as defined by Kim & Mary Kay Love or their successors).

Kim & Mary Kay Love, or their successors, will nominate candidates.  The final selection and dispensation will be made by the Financial Aid Office at Sheridan College.  In the event a qualifying candidate is not nominated, the scholarship may be awarded to other Sheridan College students at the discretion of the Financial Aid Office.  # of awards and award amounts will vary.

Please send your responses to the questions below to scholarships@sheridan.edu.  Be sure to include the scholarship name in the email subject line.

  1. Are you or a direct relative an employee of Kim & Mary Kay Love?
  2. Please explain how you are affiliated with Sheridan Media, Frackelton’s, or Kim & Mary Kay Love.  If you are the employee, please put SELF.

Knights Foundation Scholarship (SC)

The Knights Foundation Scholarship is awarded to Sheridan College students who have the intention of using their education in their career.  Preference is given to students from Sheridan and Johnson Counties.  $20,000.00 – # of awards and award amounts vary.

Send your answer to the following question to scholarships@sheridan.edu.  Be sure to include the scholarship name in the email subject line.

  1. Please write a statement of your educational/academic goals.  What are your future career plans?  How do you plan to use your studies to achieve your future career plans?

The Marion & Wayland H. Cato, Jr. Endowed Scholarship (SC)

The Marion & Wayland H. Cato, Jr. Endowed Scholarship is awarded to full- and part-time students who show financial need.  Family factors and other eligible assistance will be utilized for determining financial need.  Preference is given to students demonstrating a commitment to a strong work ethic through meaningful work experience in the public or private sector, and a commitment to volunteerism through performing meaningful community service without compensation.  $2,000.00 – # of awards and award amounts will vary.

Please send your answers to the following questions to scholarships@sheridan.edu.  Be sure to include the scholarship name in the email subject line.

  1. Please explain how you have demonstrated a commitment to a strong work ethic through meaningful work experience in the public or private sector.
  2. Please explain how you have demonstrated a commitment to volunteerism through performing meaningful community service without compensation.
  3. The donor of this scholarship would like a financial statement from the applicant describing your need.  This statement can include examples of family factors and other eligible assistance you receive.

Powder Horn Perkins Scholarship (SC)

The Powder Horn Perkins Scholarship is awarded to full-time or part-time students in the Hospitality Management program at Sheridan College.  Preference is given to employees of Sugarland Enterprises.  A letter verifying your employment is required.  $300.00

Please submit letters to:

Sheridan College Financial Aid Office

ATTN: Brenda Haseman

PO Box 1500

Sheridan, WY  82801

scholarships@sheridan.edu

Zac Gibbs Memorial Scholarship (SC)

The Zac Gibbs Memorial Scholarship is available to students who are graduates of a Johnson or Sheridan county high school attending Sheridan College with a 2.50 GPA studying Agriculture with a preference for students studying farrier science.  $2,000.00 – 2 awards @ $1,000/each.

Please send an email to scholarships@sheridan.edu with your answers to the following questions.  Be sure to list the name of the scholarship on the email subject line.

  1. What is your WY county of residence and how long have you lived in the county?
  2. Please tell us your major and why you chose your major.

Recruitment & Retention Scholarships

New and returning students who meet specific scholarship criteria will be automatically considered for several of our scholarships.  Students must be enrolled in a degree or certificate program and maintain a GPA of 2.0 to be eligible for scholarships.  Several scholarships have higher GPA requirements.  Below is a list of NWCCD’s auto-match scholarships and their specific criteria.

Business & Computer Scholarships (GC)

Institute of Supply Management Scholarship awarded to a GC student seeking a degree in Business ($500)

Jeanette L Heptner Scholarship – GC Comp Tech awarded to GC students seeking a degree or certificate in a computer-related field ($3,750 – # and amount of awards vary)

Lee Adami Memorial Scholarship awarded to a GC student majoring in Business and shows financial need ($500)

Wells Fargo Bank Endowed Scholarship awarded to a GC student majoring in either Business or Finance  ($1,000 – 2 awards @ $500/each)

Richard Bratton Memorial Scholarship awarded to a GC Business student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours during their 3rd or 4th semester of the program.  The recipient of this scholarship maintains a primary commitment to the client, integrates ethical behaviors in all areas of practice, is responsible and accountable for their own business practice, evaluates self in relation to professional practice standards, and shows strong community service participation.  The recipient of this scholarship must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0 ($1,000)

Diesel Technology Scholarships (GC)

CAT Excellence-Caterpillar awarded to full-time Gillette College students enrolled in the Diesel Tech Program.  Students must be degree-seeking towards an Associate of Applied Science (AAS).  Recipients are current high school seniors and must be graduating from a Wyoming high school ($10,000 – 5 awards @ $2,000/each).

Patricia & Wayne Moore Scholarship awarded to Gillette College students seeking a degree in Diesel or Agriculture ($250) 

Education Scholarships (GC)

Education Scholarship (Dyslexia Summit) awarded to GC students seeking a degree in Education ($1,000 – 2 awards @ $500/each)

Robert While Scholarship awarded to a GC student seeking a degree in Education with a 3.0 GPA  ($500)

Vera Appel Memorial Scholarship awarded a 2nd year GC student seeking a degree in Education with a 3.0 GPA ($450)

General Scholarships (GC)

Several of these scholarships have very general requirements set up by their donors.  These may be used by various departments to assist with retention.

Alpha Nu Psi Chapter E/PTK Scholarship awarded to GC students who are members of the Gillette College PTK Chapter.  Beth Walker nominates recipients.  ($1,000 – 4 awards @ $250/each)

Arch Coal Scholarship awarded to GC students ($1,000 – 2 awards @ $500/each)

Associated Students of Gillette Campus awarded to GC students ($500 – 2 awards @ $250/each)

Blaine and Susie Wilson Scholarship awarded to any GC student enrolled full-time (12 credits) or part-time (6 credits).  The recipient must have a minimum 2.50 GPA and must show financial need.  This scholarship has the possibility for being awarded to the same student for a 2nd year.  The requirements must be met and the current recipient must register for the following fall semester by the priority deadline ($2,000 – 2 awards @ $1,000/each)

Cloud Peak Review Scholarship awarded to GC students ($2,000 – 4 awards @ $500/each)

GALI Class of 2012-13 Scholarship awarded to non-traditional GC students who are residents of Campbell County.  Recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits and have a minimum GPA of 2.50.  Company-sponsored students are excluded from eligibility ($500)

Herb & Dorothy Carter Scholarship awarded to GC students with a minimum GPA of 2.50.  Preference is given to students balancing the demands of a job, family, or community involvement with financial need.  Wright High School and Campbell County High School make recommendations on recipients ($2,000 – 4 awards @ $500/each)

Jack Pownall Endowed Scholarship awarded to a GC student with financial need.  The recipient of this scholarship must have attended GC for at least one semester and maintain a 3.0 GPA ($250)

Rassbach Memorial Scholarship awarded to a GC student with a preference given to a second semester freshman or sophomore with financial need ($500 – 2 awards @ $250)

Richard & Marlene Riggle Scholarship awarded to GC students with a minimum 2.50 GPA.  The recipients must also show financial need ($1,200 – 3 awards @ $400/each)

Tia & Mickey Doud Memorial awarded to GC students ($200)

Gary Tarver Memorial Scholarship awarded to a GC student studying Agriculture ($500)

Gillette Rotary Club Foundation Endowed Scholarship awarded to a GC student who graduated from Campbell County High School with an intent to transfer to a 4 year program after earning a degree at GC.  Recipient must be enrolled full-time (12 credits) and maintain a 3.0 GPA ($1,500)

Richard M Baker Scholarship awarded to a GC non-traditional student who is a US citizen.  Recipient must be enrolled in at least 6 credits.  This scholarship can be renewed as long as a 2.0 GPA is earned after the 1st semester of enrollment and a 2.50 GPA is earned after the 2nd semester of enrollment ($250)

Gillette Evening Rotary Scholarship awarded to a GC student who is enrolled full-time (12 credits), maintains a 3.0 GPA, graduated from Campbell County High School, and plans to complete a 4 year program

General Studies Scholarships (GC)

Advisory Board Scholarship awarded to GC students pursuing a degree in General Studies with a minimum 2.50 GPA.  Student must be enrolled full-time (12 credits) ($2,000 – 4 awards @ $500/each)

Gillette College Directors and Trustees Endowed Scholarship awarded to GC students pursuing a degree in General Studies with a minimum 2.50 GPA.  Student must be enrolled full-time (12 credits)  ($1,000 – 2 awards @ $500)

General Scholarship awarded to GC students pursuing a degree in General Studies with a minimum 2.50 GPA.  Student must be enrolled full-time (12 credits) ($1,000 – 2 awards @ $500/each)

John and Aline Mankin Scholarship awarded to GC students pursuing a degree in General Studies with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Student must be enrolled full-time (12 credits).  The recipient of this scholarship may be eligible to renew if qualifications are met after first year.  Must register for following fall semester by priority deadline ($2,500)

Mary Alice Logue Endowment awarded to GC students pursuing a degree in General Studies with a minimum 2.50 GPA.  Student must be enrolled full-time (12 credits)  ($5,000 – 5 awards @ $1,000/each)

Mike & Medelice Wirtz Endowed Scholarship awarded in the spring semester to GC students pursuing a degree in General Studies.  Recipient must be registered for spring semester by December 1  ($250)

Nancy & Robert Sorenson Scholarship awarded in the spring semester to GC students pursuing a degree in General Studies ($500)

Opportunities for Excellence Endowment awarded to GC students pursuing a degree in General Studies with a minimum 2.50 GPA.  Student must be enrolled full-time (12 credits)  ($4,000 – 8 awards @ $500/each)

Teckla Soderburg Putnam Scholarship awarded to a female GC student seeking a degree in General Studies.  The recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and can be enrolled either full-time (12 credits) or part-time (6 credits).  Preference is given to a graduate of Crook, Weston, Johnson, Campbell, Sheridan, or Niobrara counties  ($500 – 2 awards @ $250/each)

Gillette College Nursing Scholarships

The Gillette College Nursing Program selects all recipients for the following scholarships.  Please see “Scholarships Requiring Essays” to apply for GC Nursing scholarships.

  • Clinical Excellence in Nursing:  $500.00
  • Davis Land & Livestock Scholarship: $600.00  4th semester Nursing student; awarded in the spring semester.
  • DeBoer Scholarship: $250.00  Nursing student enrolled full time (12 credits).
  • Patel Ensure the Future Endowment Scholarship: $1,000 (2 awards of $500)  Graduate of Campbell County High School; maintaining a College GPA of 3.0; preference given to a current employee of CCMH.
  • Gillette Optometric Clinic Health Sciences Endowment: $250.00  Health Sciences student.
  • Jeanette L. Heptner Scholarship – GC Nursing:  # of awards and $ amount of awards vary.
  • Ramzi Ammari Memorial Scholarship: $500.00  Nursing student enrolled full time (12 credits).
  • Richard Bratton Memorial Scholarship: $1,000.00  Recipient determined by GC Nursing and Mrs. Alice Bratton; 3rd or 4th semester GC Nursing student, enrolled full-time (12 credits), maintaining a GPA of 3.0.
  • Sherry-LaManna Health Sciences Scholarship Endowment:  $500.00  Health Sciences student maintaining a GPA of 2.50, scholarship is renewable.
  • Morel Nursing Scholarship Endowment: $250.00
  • Mills Nursing Scholarship: # of awards and $ amount of awards vary;  Financial support for Nursing and Medical Assistant students.

Music Scholarships (GC)

Florence T Young Memorial Scholarship awarded to a GC student who is a member of the Gillette College Energy City Voices ($250)

Norma Corrigan Memorial Music Student Scholarship awarded to GC students who is a member of the Gillette College Energy City Voices and/or enrolled in Music courses ($500 – 2 awards @ $250/each)

Tech Field scholarships (GC)

Tech Fields at Gillette College include the following programs: Diesel Technology, Electrical Apprenticeship, General Technology, Industrial Electricity, Industrial Operations Management & Supervision, Machine Tool, Mine Management, Mine Safety & Technology, or Mining Technology.  (Excludes MSHA)

Chris Hard Memorial Scholarship awarded to GC students seeking a degree or certificate in one of the following programs: Architecture, Drafting, Engineering, or Graphic Design ($500.00)

Cloud Peak Energy Endowed Scholarship awarded to GC students seeking a degree or certificate in one of the Tech Fields listed above ($3,000.00 – 4 awards @ $750/each)

Joy Global (P&H MinePro Services) Fund Run Scholarship awarded to GC students enrolled full-time (12 credits) seeking a degree or certificate in Engineering, Mining, Vocational, Mecahnical, Welding, Diesel, or Electrical; must maintain a 2.50 GPA and be a graduate of Campbell County High School ($1,000 – 4 awards @ $250/each)

Pacificorp awarded to GC students enrolled full-time (12 credits) seeking a degree or certificate in Diesel, Welding, Engineering, Business, or Computer Information; and maintain a 2.50 GPA ($250)

Wyodak Mine Technical Education Endowment awarded to GC students seeking a degree or certificate in Welding, Diesel, or Electrical ($2,000 – 2 awards @ $1,000/each)

John Lavrenz Scholarship awarded to GC students pursuing a degree or certificate in a Tech Field demonstrating financial need ($500)

Gene Haas Scholarship awarded to GC students who are currently enrolled or will be enrolled in a machining-based training program.  The criteria for determining winners of these scholarships will be determined by the program instructor or a committee that includes program instructor(s)  ($4,900 – 5 awards @ $980/each)

Recipients must meet the following criteria:
*Full time student (12 credits)
*Minimum 2.0 GPA required
*Must be enrolled in the degree program – NOT the certificate
*1st and 2nd year students are eligible
*Traditional and non-traditional students are eligible

Please contact Eric Andersen with any questions. Email: eandersen@sheridan.edu 307.686.0254 x1317

Agriculture Scholarships (SC)

Degrees at SC in Agriculture include: Ag Business, Ag Science, Animal Science, Farrier Science, Horticulture & Sports Turf Management, and Rangeland Management.  The Agriculture Department selects all of their scholarship recipients.

Jean & Betsy Brittain Memorial Scholarship awarded to SC students studying Art or Agriculture.  This scholarship alternates between these 2 departments.  This scholarship will be awarded to an Ag major in 2017/2018

Charles Jay Oviatt Memorial Scholarship awarded to SC students studying Agriculture ($10,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Dr. Peter Madsen Memorial Scholarship awarded to an SC student who is a Wyoming resident and majoring in Agriculture ($300)

Frank Rauzi Agriculture Scholarship awarded to students studying Agriculture at Sheridan College.  Financial need may be considered ($2,000 – 2 awards @ $1,000/each)

Guy & Florence Sturgeon Ag Studies Scholarship awarded to SC students who are US citizens, residents of Wyoming & contiguous states, and majoring in Agriculture.  Preference is given to residents of the Sheridan area and Southern Montana who have demonstrated a concern for community service.  This scholarship may be renewable for a 2nd year.  Recipients must register for the fall semester by the priority deadline in order to be considered for renewal.  A GPA of 2.0 must also be maintained ($7,200 – 6 awards @ $1,200/each)

LeRoy & Inez Johnson Ag Scholarship awarded to students studying Agriculture at Sheridan College ($1,000)

Farmer’s Co-Op Oil Company Ag Opportunities Scholarship awarded to students studying Agriculture at Sheridan College with a GPA of 2.50 or higher.  Student interests, academic performance, and leadership activities may be taken into consideration ($229.20)

Garber Agri-Business Ag Opportunities Scholarship awarded to students studying Agriculture at Sheridan College with a GPA of 2.50 or higher

G-Five Ranch Ag Opportunities Scholarship awarded to students studying Agriculture at Sheridan College with a GPA of 2.50 or higher.  Student interests, academic performance, and leadership activities may be taken into consideration ($500)

Joe & Roberta Napier Foundation Agriculture Scholarship awarded to students studying Agriculture at Sheridan College with a preference for non-traditional students ($1,470)

Mars Ranchland Management Project (Diamond Cross Ranch) awarded to SC Ranch and Animal Science Management students, internships and programming support to provide resources in developing a Ranch Management program ($10,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Ana Olson Memorial Scholarship awarded to SC students with a preference given to Tongue River High School graduates with a 3.0 GPA or higher and majoring in either Agriculture Sciences or Nursing (Ag Department award for 2017/2018) ($500)

Tom Balding Bits & Spurs Scholarship for support of students at SC who are majoring in Agriculture with a preference given to those pursuing Equine Studies ($500)

Charles R Larsen Memorial Scholarship awarded to students studying Agriculture at Sheridan College ($500)

Alfred T Visborg Scholarship Fund for support of SC students with a major in production-oriented Agriculture, Animal Science, and agriculturally-oriented Business studies ($26,366.45 – # of awards and amounts vary – Fall only scholarship for 2017 fall semester)

Zac Gibbs Memorial Scholarship awarded to SC students studying Ag with a preference for Farrier Science, who graduated from a Sheridan or Johnson County high school and maintain a 2.50 GPA See “Essay Required Scholarships” to apply ($2,000 – 2 awards @ $1,000/each)

Ian Ferguson Memorial Scholarship support for SC students in the Ag program or participating on the Sheridan College Rodeo team and have a 2.5 GPA or higher.  Recipients determined by the Financial Aid Office ($1,000 – 2 awards @ $500/each)

Farm Credit Services (FCSAmerica) offers annual scholarships to outstanding students at community colleges and technical institutes in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.  FCSAmerica provides two $1,000 scholarships at participating colleges for students pursuing a degree in agriculture for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Application deadlines and processes vary by college.

For each of the $1,000 FCSAmerica scholarships, the following are required:

  1. Eligible candidates must be a traditional (age 18-22) full-time sophomore student enrolled in an agricultural coursework.
  2. Candidates must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  3. Applicants must have a permanent residence in Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota or Wyoming.
  4. Preference is given to those who intend to return to the farm/ranch or a farm related job in a rural community.
  5. Financial need will not be a consideration.
  6. If selected, an acceptance letter indicating the student’s future plans is required.

The scholarship amount is paid out as follows: $500 paid in fall 2017 semester and $500 paid in spring 2018 semester to each recipient.

https://www.fcsamerica.com/who-we-are/community-involvement/community-college-scholarships

Art Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Art Department at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

Elizabeth “Beth” Shea Herbst Memorial Art Scholarship awarded to Art majors at Sheridan College ($1,000)

Howard & Ida Sinclair Scholarship awarded to Sophomore students majoring in English, Communications, Fine Arts, Music, Language (Spanish), Political Science or History.  Allocated to Art, Music, Theatre for 2017/2018 ($20,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Athletic Teams Scholarships (SC)

Each athletic teams’ coaches select the recipients for the following scholarships.

Forest & Sue Dunning Athletic Scholarship awarded to a member of the Sheridan College Women’s Basketball or Volleyball teams.  The preferred recipient should be a resident of Rosebud County or Big Horn County in Montana with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  If a Rosebud County or Big Horn County resident is not an option, then 2 graduates from Sheridan County or Johnson County High School with a GPA of 2.5 or higher would be the preferred recipients.  Allocated to Women’s Volleyball for 2017/2018 ($1,000 – either 2 awards @ $500/each or 1 award @ $1,000 – depends on student’s county of residence)

Joe & Arlene Watt Athletic Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College student athletes on the Women’s Basketball team ($1,000)

Bruce Hoffman Basketball Scholarship awarded to student athletes on the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams at Sheridan College.  Preference is given to Wyoming residents.  Allocated to the Men’s Basketball Team for 2017/2018  ($2,500)

Sherri Gilkerson & Carolyn Hammond Memorial Scholarship awarded to students on the Sheridan College Rodeo team ($1,500)

Dennis McGlothlin Rodeo Scholarship Endowment awarded to a student in the Sheridan College Rodeo Program ($1,500)

Shane Winkler Memorial Scholarship awarded to SC Rodeo students

Wendy Larsen Memorial Scholarship award to an SC female student participating in Rodeo in barrel racing and/or goat-tying.  Preference is given to a female Rodeo student who is also majoring in Education ($1,000)

Don Malli Scholarship support for SC Rodeo student-athletes.  Consideration will be given to students who exemplify stewardship and commitment to the Rodeo Program.  The recipient selection will be made by the Sheridan College Rodeo Coach.  Each award is $700 and is split equally between one male and one female Rodeo student-athlete ($1,400 – 2 awards @ $700/each; 1 male, 1 female)

Ian Ferguson Memorial Scholarship support for SC students in the Ag program or participating on the Sheridan College Rodeo team and have a 2.5 GPA or higher.  Recipients determined by the Financial Aid Office ($1,000 – 2 awards @ $500/each)

 

Biology & Ecology Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Biology and Ecology Departments at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

Emerson & Minnie B Hanson Memorial awarded to SC students studying Natural/Environmental Science and/or Agriculture.  This scholarship alternates years between the two fields of study.  This scholarship is awarded to Natural/Environmental Science students in 2017/2018 ($1,750 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Business & Computer Scholarships (SC)

Some of the scholarships awarded by the Business & Computer Departments at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

Bruce & Bev Badley & Family Scholarship awarded to an SC student who has completed 1 year at the institution.  Preference is given to students majoring in Music or Business (this scholarship alternates departments each year).  This scholarship has been allocated to the Business Department for the 2017/2018 academic year ($950)

McDonald’s Scholarship awarded to 2 students, one scholarship each for a Sheridan and Johnson County high school graduate with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and majoring in Business ($600 – 2 awards @ $300/each)

J Ralph Hylton Memorial Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students majoring in Business ($1,050)

William & Lorene Welch Business Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students studying topics in Business ($1,500)

Jeanette L Heptner Scholarship – SC Computer Tech awarded to Computer Technology students at Sheridan College ($3,750 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Kenneth & Patricia Ebzery Accounting Scholarship awarded to SC students from WY studying accounting.  Preference is given to students from Sheridan and Johnson Counties

William & Evelyn I Ebzery Business Scholarship awarded to SC students from WY studying business.  Preference is given to students from Sheridan and Johnson Counties

Criminal Justice Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships allocated to the Criminal Justice Department at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

John R Shell Scholarship awarded to worthy students attending Sheridan College with preference given to those studying Police Science ($1,000)

Sheriff Willard “Bill” Marshall Law Enforcement Studies Scholarship awarded to SC students who are US citizens, residents of Wyoming & contiguous states, and majoring in Law Enforcement with a clear motivation for service in a Law Enforcement career.  Priority consideration is given to students from Sheridan County and residents of the Sheridan area and Southern Montana who have demonstrated a concern for community service.  This scholarship is renewable for a 2nd year ($8,400 – 7 awards @ $1,200/each)

Roy and Anne Bucklin Scholarship for support of SC students who maintain a 2.50 GPA.  Preference is given to students from southern Big Horn County (WY) and students enrolled in Criminal Justice or the Tech programs ($2,940 – 2 awards @ $1,470/each)

Culinary & Hospitality Management Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Culinary & Hospitality Management programs at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

Powder Horn Perkins Scholarship awarded to full-time or part-time students in the Hospitality Management program at Sheridan College.  Preference is given to employees of Sugarland Enterprises.  A letter verifying your employment is required (See “Scholarships Requiring Essays” to apply($300)

Dental Hygiene Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Dental Hygiene Department at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.  Recipients of the Dental Hygiene Department’s scholarships must be accepted into the program.

Delta Dental Endowed Scholarship awarded to 2nd year Dental Hygiene students attending SC.  The recipients of this scholarship must be Wyoming residents demonstrating financial need but not receiving multiple other scholarships.  Recipients will also be selected based on GPA and a typed essay.  See “Scholarship Requiring Essays” to apply ($1,000 – 2 awards @ $500/each)

Pearl M Young Memorial Scholarship awarded to SC Dental Hygiene students showing financial need and educational merit.  This scholarship is renewable ($500)

Thomas J Ferguson Memorial Scholarship awarded to Dental Hygiene students at Sheridan College.  Preference is given to 2nd year students from Wyoming or Montana ($12,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Ewan Family Foundation Scholarship awarded to SC students enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program ($10,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Jodee Kawulok Memorial Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College Dental Hygiene graduates to be used towards the cost to take the Wyoming State Board exam ($1,000 – 2 awards @ $500/each)

Dr. Patrick M & Maurita R Meehan Allied Health Scholarship awarded to a non-traditional age student with financial need attending Sheridan College who is actively enrolled in either the Dental Hygiene or Nursing program.  Awarding Comments: Awarding will alternate between academic years, with even/odd years going to Dental Hygiene and odd/even years to Nursing

Education Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Education Department at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

Esther Small Little Education Scholarship awarded to SC students who are US citizens, residents of Wyoming & contiguous states, and majoring in Elementary or Secondary Education with a clear motivation for service in a career in Education.  Priority consideration is given to students from Sheridan County and residents of the Sheridan area and Southern Montana who have demonstrated a concern for community service.  This scholarship is renewable for a 2nd year ($2,400 – 2 awards @ $1,200/each)

Florence Thune Sturgeon Education Scholarship awarded to SC students who are US citizens, residents of Wyoming & contiguous states, and majoring in Elementary or Secondary Education.  Priority consideration is given to students from Sheridan County and residents of the Sheridan area and Southern Montana who have demonstrated a concern for community service.  This scholarship is renewable for a 2nd year ($2,400 – 2 awards @ $1,200/each)

Dorothy Halsted Gibbs Scholarship awarded to a Sheridan County high school graduate who is studying Education at Sheridan College.  Priority consideration will be given to a student from the current graduating high school class (class of 2017); second priority will be given to a non-traditional student ($500)

Meyer Scholarship awarded to students studying Fine Arts or Education at Sheridan College.  This scholarship has been allocated to the Education Department for 2017/2018 ($1,000)

Engineering Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Engineering Department at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

Sheeley Memorial Scholarship awarded to SC students enrolled in Mechanical or Engineering Drawing who show financial need ($500)

Exercise Science or Physical Education K-12 Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Exercise Science or Physical Education Departments at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

General Scholarships (SC)

General scholarships at Sheridan College have minimal eligibility requirements and are not restricted to specific programs.  These scholarships are often allocated across multiple academic departments in line with the District’s strategic plan.

Agnes L Radcliffe Memorial Scholarship awarded to students attending Northern Wyoming Community College at Sheridan, WY from the Northeastern part of the State of Wyoming.  Preference is given to students graduating from or graduates of Sundance High School.  Allocated to Admissions, Music, and Elementary & Secondary Education for 2017/2018 ($30,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Anna C Marie Louise-Dagmar Smith Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students showing financial need maintaining a passing GPA.  Preference is given to students whose families have been residents of Sheridan County and involved in the Sheridan County trade area.  Allocated to Admissions, Art, Dental Hygiene, Massage Therapy, Gear Up, and TRiO for 2017/2018 ($60,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Boundless Opportunity Scholarship provide need-based scholarships to one or more of the following non-traditional student populations at SC:  Adult learners, Foster care youth, or GED recipients.  Funds may apply to tuition/fees, room and board, books and supplies, and transportation/commuting expenses.  Awardees must be legal residents of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming.  See “Scholarships Requiring Essays” to apply

Brice Crosby Legerski Memorial Scholarship awarded to students attending Sheridan College.  Allocated to Social Sciences, Human Services, and Addictions for 2017/2018 ($250)

Chester Powell Scholarship awarded to African American students attending Sheridan College with academic promise and financial need.  See “Scholarship Requiring Essays” to apply.

Clause V & Ethel G Nelson Memorial Scholarship awarded to students attending Sheridan College.  Allocated to Art for 2017/2018 ($750)

Congressman & Mrs William Henry Harrison Scholarship awarded to SC students who are Wyoming residents with a 2.50 GPA or higher.  Financial need may be considered.  Allocated to Elementary and Secondary Education for 2017/2018 ($1,000)

David W & Phyllis Sturgeon Little Good Citizen Scholarship awarded to students who are US citizens, residents of Wyoming & contiguous states, with special emphasis on those who have demonstrated through community service a particular desire to help others in the community.  Priority consideration is given to students from Sheridan County and residents of the Sheridan area and Southern Montana who have demonstrated a concern for community service.  Allocated to Exercise Science and Physical Education K-12 and Social Sciences, Human Services, and Addictions for 2017/2018 ($4,800 – 4 awards @ $1,200/each)

Directors & Trustees Scholarship awarded to students attending Sheridan College.  Allocated to Music for 2017/2018 ($1,500)

EJ and Harriett Neighbors Memorial Scholarship awarded to SC students demonstrating financial need.  Allocated to Admissions for 2017/2018 ($500 – 1 award/academic year)

Faculty/Staff Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students with a 2.75 GPA or higher who has demonstrated need with a written financial statement.  Priority consideration is given to part-time students.  Allocated to Admissions for 2017/2018 ($3,500 – # of awards and amounts vary)

First Federal Savings Bank Endowed Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students with preference given to students from Sheridan and Johnson Counties.  Allocated to Early Childhood Education for 2017/2018 ($1,500 – # of awards and amounts vary)

First Northern Bank of Wyoming Scholarship  awarded to an SC student who is from Sheridan County ($2,000 – 1 award @ $1,000/semester)

Frank Rauzi Geology Scholarship awarded to students studying Geology at Sheridan College.  Financial need may be considered ($1,500 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Genevieve A Batty Memorial Scholarship awarded to 2nd year students at Sheridan College.  Allocated to Social Sciences, Human Services, and Addictions for 2017/2018 ($900)

George S & Elizabeth W Gwinn Superior Student Scholarship awarded to degree-seeking SC students from Sheridan or Johnson County high schools in the top 10 percent of their class with a B-plus average or higher.  This scholarship may be retained for four consecutive semesters if a cumulative GPA of 3.0 is maintained after 2 semesters ($5,000 – 2 awards @ $2,500/each)

Georgia M Herron Helsberg & Ernest A Helsberg Memorial Scholarship awarded to needy and worthy students attending Sheridan College.  Allocated to Art and Music for 2017/2018 ($11,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Harriet St Clair Thorne-Rider II (General) awarded to students attending Sheridan College.  Allocated to Admissions, Art, Culinary & Hospitality, Machine Tool, Music, Social Sciences, Human Services, Addictions, Theatre, and TriO for 2017/2018 ($38,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Helen Ballhorn Memorial Scholarship awarded to non-traditional Sheridan College students.  Allocated to Business for 2017/2018 ($3,500 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Henry D & Esther Watenpaugh Memorial Scholarship awarded to 2 students per year.  One award is for a Sophomore student considered on the basis of character, leadership, service and financial need.  The other award is not restricted to a Sophomore student.  Allocated to Psychology, Massage Therapy, TRiO for 2017/2018 ($2,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Herbert G & Dorothy Zullig Foundation Scholarship awarded to a Sheridan County resident who is a full-time student at Sheridan College and has demonstrated the need for financial assistance.  Allocated to Admissions for 2017/2018 ($5,880 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Hilda Wunsch Memorial Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students.  Allocated to Elementary and Secondary Education for 2017/2018 ($500)

Ivadell A Swindler Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students showing financial need.  Allocated to Early Childhood Education for 2017/2018 ($500)

Joe & Arlene Watt Superior Student Scholarship awarded to SC students who have a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Financial need may be taken into consideration.  Allocated to Admissions, Biology/Ecology, and Social Sciences, Human Services, Addictions for 2017/2018 ($10,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Joe & Roberta Napier Foundation General Scholarship awarded to SC students with preference given to non-traditional students ($980)

John W & Virginia T Patton Scholarship awarded to SC students.  Allocated to Admissions for 2017/2018 ($750)

Kim International Scholarship awarded to an International student attending Sheridan College.  Allocated to Admissions for 2017/2018 ($200)

Kim & Mary Kay Love Scholarship support tuition and fees for Sheridan College students, with preference to employees and/or their family members of Sheridan Media radio stations, Frackelton’s Restaurant, or Kim & Mary Kay Love (as defined by Kim & Mary Kay Love or their successors).  See “Scholarships Requiring Essays” to apply

Knights Foundation awarded to SC students who have the intention of using their education in their career.  Preference is given to students from Sheridan and Johnson Counties.  Allocated to Admissions, Art, and Biology/Ecology for 2017/2018 ($20,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)  See “Scholarships Requiring Essays” to apply.

Lillian Hoveland Memorial PEO Scholarship awarded to SC women working towards a degree.

Marion & Wayland H Cato, Jr Endowed Scholarship Fund awarded to full- and part-time students who show financial need.  Family factors and other eligible assistance will be utilized for determining financial need.  Preference is given to students demonstrating a commitment to a strong work ethic through meaningful work experience in the public or private sector, and a commitment to volunteerism through performing meaningful community service without compensation.  See “Scholarships Requiring Essays” to apply

Mary & Henry A Burgess Superior Student Scholarship (Expendable and Endowment) awarded to graduating high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.50 who will be attending Sheridan College.  Preference is given to residents of Sheridan and Johnson Counties.  This scholarship is renewable for 4 consecutive semesters if a GPA of 2.5 or higher is maintained after completion of two semesters at Sheridan College.  Allocated to Admissions for 2017/2018 ($15,000 Endowment, $9,800 Expendable – # of awards and amounts vary)

Muriel & Seymour Thickman Scholarship awarded to help cover tuition and fees for students attending Sheridan College.  Allocated to Criminal Justice and Psychology for 2017/2018 ($5,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Preceptor Tau Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship and Endowment awarded to female sophomore students with a GPA of 3.0 or greater.  Preference is given to non-traditional students from Sheridan County.  Allocated to Social Sciences, Human Services, and Addictions for 2017/2018 ($1828 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Randy Feaster Memorial Scholarship awarded to a Sheridan College student with preference given to a non-traditional student from the Sheridan area.  Allocated to Exercise Science and Physical Education K-12 for 2017/2018 ($1,000)

Randy Thompson Memorial Scholarship support for students attending any campus in the Northern Wyoming Community College District (currently Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson County).  Rotates campuses; Allocated to SC TRiO for 2017/2018 ($400)

Raymond Muller Scholarship awarded to worthy and deserving students attending Sheridan College with a portion of the scholarship funds awarded to students taking Music courses.  Allocated to Art and Music for 2017/2018 ($10,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Richard M Baker Scholarship for support of NWCCD students.  Eligible students shall be citizens of the United States or otherwise legally residing in the United States.  Preference will be given to Wyoming residents.  Eligible students shall be enrolled for at least six credit hours per semester and will be non-traditional students as defined by NWCCD.  First time recipients are required to have a GPA of 2.0 or better for their first semester on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent.  This scholarship may be renewed if the recipient receives each semester a GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent and student applies for the scholarship the 2nd year.  There are no restrictions on the length of time or number of semesters that a recipient may receive the scholarship, as long as the recipient is making satisfactory progress toward a degree or certificate.  Allocated to Admissions and Music for 2017/2018 ($15,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Robert & Mary Holstedt Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students with priority consideration for students from the local area.  Allocated to Exercise Science and Physical Education K-12 for 2017/2018 ($1,400) 

RR & Margaret Kane Loss Memorial Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students who are seeking an associate degree or are transfer candidates with clearly defined goals such as a declared major.  Allocated to Psychology for 2017/2018 ($1,000)

Ruth Howell PEO Memorial Scholarship awarded to full-time or part-time female Sheridan College students from Sheridan County ($1,000)

Sheridan College Foundation Scholarship awarded to students attending Sheridan College ($500)

Sheridan Jaycees/Lisa Marie Deutsch Memorial Scholarship awarded to SC students between the ages of 18 & 40 (ages of Jaycee eligibility) and a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  The recipient of this scholarship is invited to participate in two (2) community projects within one year with the Sheridan Jaycees.  Visit their website at www.sheridanjaycees.org for meeting dates, times, and more information ($931 – 2 awards of $465.50/each)

Sheridan Lions Club – Richard K Redburn Memorial Scholarship awarded to first year students at Sheridan College who graduated from a Sheridan County high school with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Recipients are encouraged to attend a Lions Club meeting with a representative from the Sheridan College Foundation Staff.  Allocated to Admissions for 2017/2018 ($1,500 – 2 awards @ $750/each)

Sheridan Woman’s Club Scholarship awarded to women attending Sheridan College with at least 2 awards per year.  One award will go to a traditional female student; one award will go to a non-traditional female student.  Allocated to Admissions, Dental Hygiene, and Theatre for 2017/2018 ($16,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Thelma & David Huff Scholarship Fund awarded to students attending Sheridan College who need financial assistance in order to pursue their educational goals.  Allocated to TRiO and Gear Up for 2017/2018 ($12,500 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Thelma E Landen Scholarship awarded to female students attending Sheridan College who show financial need

Thorne-Rider I Endowed Scholarship awarded to students attending Sheridan College.  Allocated to Admissions, Engineering, Music, Theatre, and TRiO for 2017/2018 ($27,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Thorne-Rider Foundation Scholarship awarded to SC students based on need and scholastic ability.  Allocated to Admissions, Agriculture, Art, and Music for 2017/2018 ($14,850 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Vernon S & Rowena W Griffith Scholarship Endowment awarded to students attending Sheridan College.  Allocated to Psychology and Theatre for 2017/2018 ($20,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Virginia Wright Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students from Wyoming who deomonstrate academic excellence ($250)

Walter F Peters, Jr Memorial Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students.  Allocated to Art for 2017/2018 ($5,000 – # of award and amounts vary)

Walter F & Mary E Peters Memorial Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students.  Allocated to Culinary & Hospitality Management and Engineering for 2017/2018 ($4,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Wayland H Cato Jr – Robert G Berger Endowed Scholarship awarded to full- and part-time students who show financial need.  Family factors and other eligible assistance will be utilized for determining financial need.  Preference is given to students demonstrating a commitment to a strong work ethic through meaningful work experience in the public or private sector, and a commitment to volunteerism through performing meaningful community service without compensation.  Allocated to Admissions for 2017/2018 ($2,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

William D and Ruth R Redle Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students with preference given to students from Northern WY or Southern MT with a GPA of 3.0 or greater.  Allocated to Exercise Science and Physical Education K-12 for 2017/2018 ($1,000)

The Wood Family Scholarship provides scholarships to students at Sheridan College.  Allocated to Admissions for 2017/2018 ($20,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Health Sciences Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Health Sciences Department at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

Esther L Rauzi Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students studying Health Sciences.  Priority program(s) of study is determined based on available funding from other sources.  2017/2018: Massage Therapy

Albertina Brown Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students majoring in the Allied Health field ($1,300 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Mary F Pearce Scholarship awarded to SC students studying Medical Transcription and Health Science programs such as Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Massage Therapy, and Pharmacy Technology ($3,500 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Humanities Scholarships (SC)

Jim Dowling Scholarship awarded to an SC student enrolled in a Humanities program.  Preference will be given to a student from Sheridan County ($500)

Linda Slack Memorial Scholarship awarded to female students from Wyoming attending Sheridan College.  Preference is given to those majoring in English or Humanities with a 3.0 GPA or greater ($750)

Massage Therapy Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Massage Therapy Department at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

Kelly Schreibeis Massage Therapy Scholarship – Expendable awarded to Sheridan College Massage Therapy students ($500)

Kinner Family Scholarship awarded to SC students with a preference for those who are non-traditional students, 2nd year students, and/or students with financial need.  Preference is given to students studying the following programs:  Massage Therapy, Medical Transcription, Pharmacy Technology, Para-Education, or Early Childhood Education.  If qualified applicants from any of these programs are not available, then awards can be made in any vocational or technical programs ($2,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Kelly Schreibeis Massage Therapy Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students studying Massage Therapy ($500)

Esther L Rauzi Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students studying Health Sciences.  Priority program(s) of study is determined based on available funding from other sources.  2017/2018: Massage Therapy ($2,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Music Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Music Department at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

Elaine & Bill Avery Scholarship in Fine Arts awarded to 2nd year students attending SC with preference going to Music majors ($175)

Howard & Ida Sinclair Scholarship awarded to Sophomore students majoring in English, Communications, Fine Arts, Music, Language (Spanish), Political Science or History.  Allocated to Art, Music, Theatre for 2017/2018 ($20,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Ruth Brooks Yonkee Scholarship awarded to SC students of merit majoring in Music, Performing Arts, History, Mathematics, Arts, Sciences or Agriculture.  Funding provided to Music Department for 2017/2018 ($2,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Marjorie Helms Music Scholarship awarded to SC students with preference given to those students majoring in Music ($1,500 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Charles & Janie Rossa Memorial Music Scholarship awarded to instrumental music students attending Sheridan College ($750)

William F & Lorene W Welch Music Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students studying Music ($500)

Helen Bird Pierce Endowed Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students studying Humanities.  Priority consideration is given to Music students ($3,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Raymond Muller Scholarship awarded to worthy and deserving students attending Sheridan College with a portion of the scholarship funds awarded to students taking Music courses ($5,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Music Scholarship School District #1 awarded to Sheridan College Music students who graduated from Sheridan County School District #1 ($500)

Leonard & Mary Amschel McEwan Endowed Music Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College Music students.  Preference is given to students playing in the College Jazz Band ($3,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Beatrice Nardini Crane Scholarship awarded to students attending Sheridan College majoring in Music

Bruce & Bev Badley & Family Scholarship awarded to an SC student who has completed 1 year at the institution.  Preference is given to students majoring in Music or Business (this scholarship alternates departments each year).  This scholarship has been allocated to the Business Department for the 2017/2018 academic year

Nursing Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Nursing Department at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.  Recipients of the Nursing Department’s scholarships must be accepted into the program.

Pearl M Young Memorial Scholarship awarded to SC Nursing students showing financial need and educational merit.  This scholarship is renewable ($500)

Joseph D & Laura C Pelesky Memorial Scholarship awarded to SC Nursing students showing need who were Wyoming residents prior to enrollment in Sheridan College.  Preference is given to single parents and sophomores ($2,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Earle R & Helen E Wilson Memorial Scholarship awarded to SC Nursing students with financial need ($1,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Marlene Taliman Shoop Spirit of Caring Scholarship awarded to Nursing students attending Sheridan College ($1,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Peggy Gould Memorial Scholarship awarded to SC Nursing students with preference given to students over the age of 30 who are returning to college ($6,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

William F & Lorene W Welch Nursing Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students studying Nursing ($500)

Drs. Don & Margaret Reed Superior Nursing Student Scholarship awarded to the 2nd year SC Nursing student who has the highest point total at the end of their 1st year ($1,500)

Eva Anderson Memorial Scholarship awarded to an SC Nursing student from Johnson County ($125)

Karen Sturgeon Peterson Nursing & Public Health Scholarship awarded to SC students who are US citizens, residents of Wyoming & contiguous states, and preparing for careers in Nursing or Public Health.  Priority consideration is given to students from Sheridan County and residents of the Sheridan area and Southern Montana who have demonstrated a concern for community service.  This scholarship is renewable for a 2nd year  ($4,800 – 4 awards @ $1,200/each)

Dorothy Warriner Skiles Nursing Scholarship awarded to SC students who are US citizens, residents of Wyoming & contiguous states, and preparing for careers in Nursing.  Priority consideration is given to students from Sheridan County and residents of the Sheridan area and Southern Montana who have demonstrated a concern for community service.  This scholarship is renewable for a 2nd year  ($4,800 – 4 awards @ $1,200/each)

Harold & Helen Fraser Scholarship awarded to Nursing students at Sheridan College ($2,750 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Sarah Moore Dobbs Memorial Nursing Scholarship awarded to an SC Nursing student with financial need ($500)

Jeanette L Heptner Scholarship – SC Nursing awarded to Nursing students at Sheridan College ($3,750 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Barbara & Charlie Walter Scholarship intended as support for educational opportunities for students studying Nursing at Sheridan College.  The scholarship can be used to include, but not limited to, professional conferences (such as the NSNA) ($500)

Virginia Reed Nursing Scholarship  intended as a means of support to SC Nursing students pursuing their education in the Nursing program ($16,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Dr. Patrick M & Maurita R Meehan Allied Health Scholarship awarded to a non-traditional age student with financial need attending Sheridan College who is actively enrolled in either the Dental Hygiene or Nursing program.  Awarding Comments: Awarding will alternate between academic years, with even/odd years going to Dental Hygiene and odd/even years to Nursing ($500)

Judy McDowell Nursing Scholarship support of SC Nursing students who have needs not supported by scholarship (ie, child care, rent, etc).  Selection made by FAO with faculty recommendations ($250)

Psychology Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Psychology Department at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

Social Sciences & Human Services & Addictions Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Social Sciences, Human Services, and Addictions Departments at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

O’Marr Memorial Scholarship awarded to a 2nd year student at Sheridan College with a preference given to majors in the following fields (highest preference listed first): Law, Social Sciences, Humanities, Agriculture and Arts (Math, Medical, Biological and Physical Sciences last) ($1,250)

Technical Education Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Tech Departments at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

Susan Patton Fletcher Memorial Scholarship awarded to students from Sheridan or Johnson Counties taking Sheridan College courses in construction-related vocational technical programs.  Preference is given to students from Johnson County ($5,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Cody Warnke Memorial Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students in the Construction Technology Apprenticeship program (at least 2 awards of $500/each) and the Construction Technology program (at least 1 award of $1,000) ($4,000 awarded according to donor’s directive)

Kurt Luplow Memorial Scholarship awarded to Sheridan College students enrolled in the Construction Technology program ($490 – 1 award/academic year)

Roy and Anne Bucklin Scholarship for support of SC students who maintain a 2.50 GPA.  Preference is given to students from southern Big Horn County (WY) and students enrolled in the Tech programs ($1,470 – 1 award/academic year)

LeLoie & Buck Brewer Welding Scholarship awarded to deserving Welding students attending Sheridan College ($1,400 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Gene Haas Scholarship (Machine Tool Scholarship for Continuing Manufacturing) created to support Sheridan College students who are currently enrolled full-time in the Machine Tool Program and who are seeking an AAS in Machine Tool Technology. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester and have a minimum GPA of 2.50. Students receiving the scholarship must be in good standing with Sheridan College.  The scholarship is also available to new students entering the program with a commitment to completing an AAS in Machine Tool Technology. These students will receive the scholarship pending full-time enrollment in the SC Machine Tool Program. Their incoming GPA will need to be a minimum of 2.50 and they must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester

Theatre Scholarships (SC)

Several of the scholarships awarded by the Theatre Department at Sheridan College are funded by the SC Foundation.  Funding and scholarships used varies year to year.  See “General Scholarships” for additional information.

Howard & Ida Sinclair Scholarship awarded to Sophomore students majoring in English, Communications, Fine Arts, Music, Language (Spanish), Political Science or History.  Allocated to Art, Music, Theatre for 2017/2018 ($20,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Marlene Marburg Scholarship awarded to SC students demonstrating an interest in exploring Theater and Performing Arts through relevant course work ($2,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Johnson County Scholarships (SCJC)

Johnson County Scholarships are awarded by the SCJC campus.  Please contact Ashlea Bassett for an application at abassett@sheridan.edu or 307.684.2001 x6001

Johnson County Scholarship Endowment awarded to students attending NWCCD – Johnson County ($1,000 – # of awards and amounts vary)

Johnson County Scholarship awarded to students attending Sheridan College Johnson County needing financial assistance with preference for Johnson County residents enrolled in a program in Johnson County or Sheridan County residents enrolled in Sheridan or Gillette College

High Academic Achievement Scholarship

New students entering the fall semester after high school graduation who score an ACT composite of 25 or higher are eligible for the High Academic Achievement Scholarship at NWCCD.  No application is required.  Be sure to submit your ACT scores to the admissions office.  Students will need to be registered before the award will be applied to their student account.

  • Must be used the fall semester immediately following your high school graduation.
  • Available to ALL students with an ACT composite score of 25 or higher – In State, WUE, and Out of State.
  • Can be used for 4 consecutive semesters at Sheridan College or Gillette College.
  • Pays between 12 and 15 credits of in-state tuition & fees per semester, based on registration.  If you are a WUE or an Out of State student, you will be required to pay the difference after the in-state amount is applied to your tuition & fees.
  • Awards will be prorated for enrollment between 12 and 15 credits.  Awards vary from $1,560 to $1,668/semester based on tuition and fees for 2017/2018.
  • Must maintain full-time status (12 credits) and maintain a semester and cumulative GPA of 3.3.  GPA is reviewed after each semester.  Student is notified in writing if scholarship is lost.  Scholarship eligibility cannot be regained.

External Scholarships and Aid from Outside Sources

Browse the list of external scholarships and even find information on interest free loans!

AAUW Cody (WY) Branch

AAUW – Cody (WY) Branch

The Cody Branch of the American Association of University Women will be awarding a $1,000.00 scholarship.  Deadline for the application is April 1 and the scholarship will be awarded May 1.  Preference for this scholarship is given to Cody area women who will be at the junior, senior or graduate level of college in their next semester.

Selection for the scholarship is based on scholastic ability, financial need, an indication of commitment to one’s chosen field, and the overall quality of the application.

For more information, please contact Carla Mair via email: carla@mairenergy.com; for a scholarship application, please visit the AAUW Cody Branch website at the link above.

Adeline Neilson Scholarship Foundation

The board of directors of the Adeline Neilson Scholarship Foundation has scholarship money available for the 2017/2018 school year.  Applications are being collected now and amounts will be disbursed to the students’ school in the fall.

Scholarships are available for trade school students as well as for college and university students.

The Foundation awards an average of 26 scholarships each year in amounts ranging from $500 to $4,000.

Please email ansfnd@gmail.com for an application and/or with any questions.

The completed application must be postmarked no later than *April 15, 2017.*

Alvin T Clark Family Memorial Fund

Financial assistance is available to graduates of Buffalo High School in Buffalo, WY who are seeking higher education in the fields of forestry, nursing, and medicine (not pre-med).  Please contact Wendy Martin at the phone number below for further information and an application.

141 S. Main St.

PO Box 400

Buffalo, Wyoming 82834

PH: 307-684-2211

FAX: 307-684-5265

wmartin@fnbofwyo.com

The American Indian College Fund - Full Circle Scholarships

The American Indian College Fund

The American Indian College Fund has Full Circle Scholarships available for Native students ranging from $1,000 – $18,750 per year funded by Arizona Public Service, Coca-Cola, Ford Motor Company, Nissan North America, Inc., United Health Foundation, and many more top-profile companies and foundations!

Eligibility requirements include:

* U.S. citizenship

* Full-time student at an accredited tribal, public, or private (non-profit) college or university in the United States

* Enrolled member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or a descendant of an enrolled parent or grandparent

* Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher

* Submission of a completed on-line application

Applications accepted January 1 – May 31 of every year.  Apply now at: collegefund.org/scholarships

American Indian Education Fund

American Indian Education Fund

The American Indian Education Fund awards Native American, Alasa Native, and Native Hawaiian students.  The scholarship is a max of $2,000 per year (depending on credits being taken) and is intended for a full school year.  Applications are accepted from students who will be attending an accredited school, whether that be a tribal college, state university, or vocational/technical school (online schools are not applicable, ABD not applicable).

Applicants will have to submit a complete application form with an essay, a picture, tribal enrollment documentation, most recent transcripts, and ACT/SAT scores (if taken).

Undergraduate Applicant Criteria

Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian (student or one parent must be enrolled and able to provide documentation).

Attending an accredited 2 or 4 year university of vocational/technical school (online schools are not applicable).

Must be enrolled as a full-time student

GPA between 2.0 – 3.4 is desirable (however, all current or future undergraduate students are encouraged to apply).

An ACT score of 14 or above is desirable (if applicable)

Deadline to submit is April 4th.  However, if your application is received before March 1st you will receive an extra point towards your score.

For more information on Graduate student applications and about how AIEF supports Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian students, please visit www.aiefprogram.org.

Clifford P Hansen Memorial Scholarship

The Clifford P. Hansen Memorial Scholarship is in remembrance of Clifford Hansen, who was known as a Teton county rancher, Past President of Wyoming Stock Growers Association, the Governor of Wyoming and a U.S. Senator.  The Memorial Scholarship was established through contributions received in memory of Senator Hansen and other departed WSGA leaders.  It recognizes an outstanding college student pursuing an education related to Wyoming’s agriculture or natural resources.  WSGA believes that continuing education is an important asset for youth and we are proud to announce that January 2017 marks the third year of awarding the scholarship. The $1,000 cash scholarship will be awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year and sent to the scholarship winner the Fall of 2017 semester.

“The Hansen Memorial Scholarship serves as a reminder of the dedicated leadership provided to WSGA and to the State of Wyoming by past and current leaders of our industry,” stated Executive Vice President, Jim Magagna.

To be eligible, students, parents or guardian must be a member in good standing of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association.  The applicant must be a sophomore, junior or senior during the Fall semester of 2017 or is a college senior who is graduating in the fall of 2017 and is accepted into graduate school for the spring 2018 semester.  The student must be enrolled full-time at the University of Wyoming or a Wyoming Community College, have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher and be majoring in agriculture or natural resource related field.

To apply for this scholarship, the applicant must submit an official transcript and essay of 500 words or less addressing the following questions:

  • What have you gained from your college experience?
  • What leadership roles have you acquired since starting college?
  • How have those leadership roles influenced you?
  • How do your post-college plans involve agriculture or natural resources?
  • What characteristics distinguish you as deserving this scholarship?

All applications will be due Friday, April 7, 2017 to Haley Lockwood at P.O. Box 206, Cheyenne, WY 82003 or to haley@wysga.org.  The winner will be approved by the WSGA trustees based on a recommendation from the WSGA Executive Committee and contacted directly.  The scholarship winner will also be announced at the 2017 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention & Trade Show in Buffalo, Wyo., June 7th – 10th.

About the Wyoming Stock Growers Association
Since 1872, the Wyoming Stock Growers Association has served the livestock business and families of Wyoming by protecting their economic, legislative, regulatory, judicial, environmental, custom and cultural interests. We promote the role of the cattle industry in resource stewardship, animal care and the production of high-quality, safe and nutritious beef. Learn more at www.wysga.org or call 307-638-3942.

Cloud Peak Law

Cloud Peak Law

2017 Wyoming Scholarship Details

The scholarship this year will be available to part-time and full-time students at the following Wyoming colleges

  • Casper College
  • Sheridan College
  • Eastern Wyoming College
  • University of Wyoming

The amount of the scholarship is $500.  The recipient’s funds will be forwarded to the individual student, or the school if required.  To qualify, please submit the following:

Write a 750 word essay on how your experiences in college thus far have formed your views regarding the importance of national unity.  We decided on this topic because of recent political discourse being so divided.

Please don’t forget to include your contact information, or school, so we may know how to inform you should you be selected.  Thanks for your interest.  Essay needs to be posted marked by August 31st, 2017.  Please send to:

Cloud Peak Law Group

203 S. Main St. Ste 3000

Sheridan, WY 82801

Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation

The Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation

The Craig & Susan Thomas Foundation Scholarship is available to students who are NOT eligible for the Hathaway Scholarship.  Please visit their website for further details.

Dear Students and Counselors,

I write this letter specifically to you — to encourage you to spend a little time on our web site, getting to know us and what we offer.

Students:

One of the purposes of the Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation is to introduce you to some of the GRAND POSSIBILITIES available to you after high school.

We provide opportunities to high school graduates and GED recipients, who DO NOT qualify for Hathaway scholarships, who have struggled in school, who want to further their education after graduation. WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU.

I strongly believe that everyone deserves a second chance, a ‘leg up,’ a real shot at their future. We can help you with that.

If you are ready to become a successful learner, please read our FAQs and learn what we have to offer you.

Then download an application and get started!

If you have any questions, contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

Counselors:

Thank you for making the extra effort to help the students who need it most. Everything you and your graduates need to apply for our scholarship program is available here.

We provide opportunities to high school graduates and GED recipients, who DO NOT qualify for Hathaway scholarships, who have struggled in school, who want to further their education after graduation.

Our scholarship program helps learners attend community colleges, the University of Wyoming or vocational education programs.

I recommend that you read our FAQs and then download an application to give to your soon-to-be graduates.

Please note that applications for fall semester scholarships are due by May 1 of the current year.  We also offer spring semester scholarships and those applications are due November 1 of the current year.*  If you have any questions, contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

The Dodd and Dorothy L Bryan Foundation Interest Free Loans

Interest-free academic loans

$5,000.00 Maximum per Year Deadline – June 15th

$1,000.00 for Summer School for Existing Students.  Deadline for Summer School – Summer School Loans for Existing Loan Recipients – See Renewal Application

The following criteria must be met:

  1. Must have been a resident of Sheridan, Campbell or Johnson County in Wyoming; Powder River, Rosebud or Big Horn County in Montana for at least one year prior to the date the application is filed.
  2. For academic loans, the applicant must be under the age of 25 at the time the application is filed at the office of the Bryan Foundation.  Under special circumstances, the Board of Directors may make an exception.  For vocational loans, there is no age limit except that, if the applicant is over 30 years of age at the time the application is filed at the office of the Foundation, approval will require an affirmative vote of four directors.
  3. Must submit a completed formal application.
  4. Must submit full high school transcript or most recent college grade report with application.
  5. Must have GPA of 2.50 cumulative in high school and 2.25 cumulative in college.  The GPA of 2.25 must be maintained in college while carrying a minimum of twelve credit hours.
  6. A need for assistance, applicant, and parents or guardian, must have completed and signed the application form and submitted a copy of their most recent Federal Tax Return Form (page 1 and 2).  The amount of parents contribution has some bearing on the Decision of the Board of Directors.
  7. Both parents must co-sign your notes unless applicant is living with one parent, then that parent must sign.  If applicant is married, spouse must also sign the notes, and also have a Co-Signer.  PLEASE NOTE ALL NOTES MUST BE SIGNED IN THIS OFFICE.  THIS MEANS YOU AND BOTH YOUR PARENTS OR GUARDIAN MUST COME TO THIS OFFICE.  (Unless other arrangements are made with the Office Manager).
  8. Must arrange with the college office to have a copy of your grades sent to the office of the Dodd and Dorothy L. Bryan Foundation at the end of each reporting period until graduation even though you may not borrow for every semester or quarter.
  9. Loans are automatically extended for succeeding school years if grade requirements are met.
  10. Must keep the Foundation informed of your current address at all times and also that of your parents if there is a change.
  11. Repayments, on a monthly schedule, are $100.00 on the first $5,000.00 borrowed and 15.00 per thousand after that.  Negotiable with borrower at time of graduation or leaving school.  Full repayment should be made as soon as possible so that others in need may use the money.
  12. Deadline for applications is June 15th.  Applications are voted on at our June meeting.  This is the last Monday of the month.
  13. PLEASE ANSWER ALL CORRESPONDENCE FROM THIS OFFICE PROMPTLY!

Gary Beach Memorial Scholarship

Gary Beach Memorial Scholarship – The Wyoming Natural Resource Foundation

The Wyoming Natural Resource Foundation is pleased to announce that it will grant a $1,200 scholarship each year in honor of the late Gary Beach.  As Administrator of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality Water Quality division, Gary Beach worked closely with conservation districts to establish the local watershed planning approach to address Wyoming’s impaired water-bodies.  He spent his career working for Wyoming’s natural resources.

The Gary Beach Memorial Scholarship recipient will be a deserving individual enrolled at the University of Wyoming whose focus of study is in natural resource management.  In order to be eligible for this scholarship, the following criteria must be met:

– The applicant must have completed at least 59 credit hours (be enrolled at the Junior level or higher) for the upcoming Fall semester.

– The applicant must be enrolled at the University of Wyoming.

– The applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 (based on a 4.0 point scale).

– The applicant must be enrolled in one of the following academic majors: environment and natural resources, water resources, rangeland ecology and watershed management, or a related field.

– The applicant must provide a completed application.

– The applicant must provide a letter of recommendation.

– The applicant must provide official copies of transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.

– Preference will be given to Wyoming residents and those students who plan to live and work in Wyoming after graduation.

Applications, copy of official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended and one letter of recommendation are due June 30 and should be submitted to:

Wyoming Natural Resource Foundation

Bobbie Frank, Executive Director

517 E. 19th Street

Cheyenne, WY 82001

Or via email to bobbie.frank@conservewy.com

The Hawthorn Foundation

The Hawthorn Foundation

Application Deadlines:  Fall semester, applications accepted June 1-July 31; Spring semester, applications accepted October 1-November 30th.

The Hawthorn Foundation administers a Scholarship Fund that provides grants to Wyoming individuals to enable them to complete a high school, undergraduate, graduate or technical school education in the field of their choice at any accredited school they may choose that is located in the United States.  The Hawthorn Foundation’s scholarship program is intended to enable highly motivated individuals to improve their life circumstances through education and training.  Scholarship recipients will be selected on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis.

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must reside in Wyoming and plan to attend, on a full-time basis, a fully accredited educational institution in the United States.  Applicants must submit with their application: (i) a detailed plan outlining how they propose to use scholarship funds, including the name of the educational institution they wish to attend, the tuition, fees and other expenses that would be required for  attendance, the duration and location of the program, and the degree or certification they hope to obtain (an “Education Plan”); and  (ii) a description of how pursuing the contemplated course of study would improve his or her life circumstances (a “Personal Essay”).  Applicants need not be traditional students who are generally eligible for scholarship aid from a variety of other sources.  Rather, they may be non-traditional students, such as:

– Individuals whose needs are not being met at their public high schools and need to attend a private or alternative high school;

-Individuals who received a General Equivalency Degree (“GED”) instead of a high school diploma;

-Individuals who did not finish high school and have not obtained a GED but would like to obtain a GED and/or pursue an education at a technical or vocational school that can teach them a valuable skill for earning a living;

-Low-income adults who are returning to school, or are starting a higher education for the first time;

-Low-income individuals who will be the first in their family to attend college;

-Individuals who are striving to overcome obstacles in their lives (e.g., foster care system, homelessness) and are looking to make a fresh start through education; or

-Returning military.

Scholarship applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be evaluated based on a variety of criteria, the most important of which are:

* Quality and strength of the applicant’s Education Plan;

* Quality and strength of the applicant’s Personal Essay;

* Demonstration of motivation, enthusiasm and aptitude to pursue and complete the educational program;

* Degree of financial need.

If you are interested in learning more about Hawthorn Foundation’s Scholarship Program, please visit our Contact Us page and send us a message.  We will provide you with complete information about the program.  If you are eligible to apply, fill out our Online Scholarship Application today.

Application Deadlines:  Fall semester, applications accepted June 1-July 31; Spring semester, applications accepted October 1-November 30th.

John and Amie Auxiliary, Inc

Applicant must be a resident of Johnson County, WY.  Preference will be given to employees of the Johnson County Memorial Hospital or Amie Holt Care Center.  Applicant must be enrolled in a recognized nursing or health care related program.  Approved applicant will receive up to $500 for the first semester, which is half of the yearly scholarship.  An additional amount of up to $500 will be awarded for the second semester after the Auxiliary receives a transcript showing the student has maintained an acceptable GPA of at least 2.50 for the previous semester.  The applicant may receive up to $1,000 per year.

Please contact the NWCCD Scholarship Coordinator at bhaseman@sheridan.edu to obtain an application.

Kappa Kappa Iota

Kappa Kappa Iota is a non-profit organization whose membership is comprised of active and retired educators.  Each year, our group offers a $500.00 scholarship to sophomore, junior, or senior student who is majoring in education.  If you have any questions, please call Barb Corriveau (307-778-2071) or Sharine Webber (307-630-8603).  Deadline: May 15.

Please contact the NWCCD Scholarship Coordinator at bhaseman@sheridan.edu to obtain an application.

Livingston Family - H.J. King Memorial & Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation

Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation

The Livingston Family – H.J. King Memorial and the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation scholarships are now available.  The Livingston Family – H.J. King Memorial scholarship is available to 1 recipient in the amount of $1,500.  The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation scholarship is available to 5 recipients in the amount of $500 each.

Please contact the NWCCD Scholarship Coordinator at bhaseman@sheridan.edu to obtain an application.

Margaret McNamara Education Grants

Margaret McNamara Education Grants

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be at least 25 years old at time of application deadline (see specific regional program application below);
  • Be a national of a country listed on the MMEG Country Eligibility List;
  • Be enrolled at an accredited academic institution when submitting application; and plan to be enrolled for a full academic term after award of the grant by the Board;
  • Not be related to a World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund or Inter-American Development Bank staff member or spouse;
  • already be enrolled as a full time student, with relevant student visa in national passport, and plan to continue studying full time in the following academic year;
  • not hold US citizenship or permanent residency (green card) or Canadian citizenship or Canadian landed immigrant status.

Remember to read the Application Checklist & FAQs before applying, and select the “US-Canada program” in the first question of the application.  If the program name does not appear, the program may be closed to new applications.  Applications are open from September 15 until January 15.  Queries may be addressed to  us-canada@mmeg.org during this period.  Decisions will be announced by April.

Nick Theos PLC Scholarship Program

Nick Theos PLC Scholarship Program

The Public Lands Council (PLC) is awarding two Nick Theos scholarships of $250 (in addition to hotel and registration) to attend the annual Spring Legislative Conference in Washington, DC, March 27-30, 2017.  In partnership with this scholarship, the Wyoming Public Lands Coalition is accepting applications for Wyoming college students to apply for this opportunity.  Once applied and accepted by the Wyoming Public Lands Coalition, the individual will be automatically entered into the national Public Lands Council scholarship by the Coalition for their chance to receive the 2017 Nick Theos Scholarship.

Nick Theos, a founding member of PLC and great supporter of the livestock industry, passed away on April 11th, 2013 at the age of 92.  It is because of the Theos family and the Nick Theos PLC Scholarship Program that young people are able to attend our annual Legislative Conference in Washington, DC.

In an effort to get more college students involved with PLC issues and provide them with an unforgettable learning experience, we are offering this chance to meet members of Congress and their staff; attend meetings with agency officials; and hear from the leading experts and influencers in the industry.  Scholars will be able to actively participate in our efforts to promote and support public lands grazing at our Nation’s Capital.

Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in public lands ranching.  We ask that they complete the form attached and include a letter of recommendation from a teacher or professor, FFA mentor, livestock association, or other leader that can attest to the professionalism and interest of the applicant.  If selected for the national scholarship, applicants will receive the $250 Nick Theos scholarship which includes hotel and registration as well as the cost of travel covered by the Wyoming Public Lands Coalition.  The scholarship winner should be prepared to give short remarks to meeting attendees during lunch on Tuesday, March 28th in Washington, D.C.

Applications and letters of recommendation should be submitted by the end of the day on Friday, February 17, 2017.  The Wyoming Public Lands Coalition will review and accept one application by Wednesday, February 22 and then be immediately applied to the national scholarship.  Once applied at the national level, the PLC Executive Committee will select the two recipients, and PLC staff will notify the recipients no later than Wednesday, March 1st.

Please contact the NWCCD Scholarship Coordinator at bhaseman@sheridan.edu to obtain an application.

PEO - Chapter AR Program for Continuing Education

The PEO – Chapter AR Program for Continuing Education scholarship is for female students attending Gillette College.  Deadlines for this scholarship are as follows:  Fall semester, applications are due March 1; Spring semester, applications are due November 1.  The application must be typed.  Please visit the Gillette College Financial Aid Office for an application, email gaylenespence@sheridan.educgrammens@sheridan.edu or bhaseman@sheridan.edu to obtain an electronic application.   Applications will need to be returned to the GC FAO in order to forward to the committee for processing.

Pheasants Forever

The Sheridan/Johnson County Chapter of Pheasants Forever is accepting applications for the Gordon Strom Memorial Scholarship for the 2017 academic year.  The Chapter has allocated up to $12,000 for scholarships.  The Chapter will determine the number and amount of each scholarship based on the number of qualified applications.

This scholarship is restricted to students who graduated from a high school or home school program in Sheridan or Johnson Counties, Wyoming.  This scholarship is intended to support post high school education in some aspect of natural resource management (please call or email if unsure).

Copies of the scholarship requirements and application are available by sending an email request to scholarships@sheridan.edu or sheridanjhl@yahoo.com.  For specific questions, please contact Jim Lyon at 307.763.2033.

Republican Women of Sheridan County

Republican Women of Sheridan County

The Republican Women of Sheridan County are currently seeking applicants for their college scholarship program.  One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an 18 years or older, registered female Republican who is a Sheridan County resident and is planning on attending a junior college, college, university or vocational trade school beginning in the upcoming summer or fall semesters.

If you are interested, visit the website for detailed information and application materials.  Further questions concerning the application process should be directed to Melinda Brennan, Scholarship Chairwoman, msb4968@hotmail.com.  The deadline for applications is April 1.

Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute Scholarship

RMCMI

The following criteria must be met for the Tech Scholarship.

Each applicant MUST be:

–  A first-year student at a two-year Technical/Trade School in good standing at the time of selection;

–  Both a U.S. citizen and a legal resident of one of the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute (RMCMI) member states – Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, or Wyoming;

–  Studying an applicable trade; and

–  Interested in coal as a career path.

Scholarship selection is managed as follows:

The RMCMI Scholarship Chairman will distribute scholarship applications to interested technical/trade institutions.  Nominations will be accepted only from students meeting the scholarship criteria.

It is the intention of the RMCMI to award a scholarship to a resident candidate from each member state as listed above.  Applications from each state will be reviewed and rated by the RMCMI Scholarship Committee.  Interview of top candidates by RMCMI Chairman may be conducted.  However, if there is no candidate acceptable to the RMCMI Scholarship Committee from a particular state, no award will be given for that state.

Scholarship presentation is handled as follows:

The monetary value of the scholarship, as set annually by the RMCMI Board of Directors, is sent directly to the college, university or technical school to be used as tuition credit for the winner.  The 2017 Scholarship value is $1,000 for one year.

Application deadline is February 1, 2017.  No applications will be accepted after that date. Interviews of prospective candidates will be conducted in February.  Scholarship winners will be selected and notified in late March 2017.

Please contact the RMCMI office at 303/948-3300 if you have questions regarding the scholarship program.  We appreciate your interest.

Scottish Rite Foundation of Wyoming

The Wyoming Scottish Rite Foundation is an incorporated, non-profit organization of the Masonic Fraternity dedicated to charitable and educational purposes.

Eligibility: Scholarship applicants must be graduates of a Wyoming High School or hold a Wyoming G.E.D.  Renewals may be granted providing the student submits a complete application and is approved by the committee.  The recipients must be full-time students during the year the scholarship is used.  Completion of a full course load with a minimum GPA of 2.00 is required for the full year in order to be considered for a renewal.

How to apply: By June 1, submit application and supporting documentation to: Scottish Rite Foundation, 1820 Capitol Ave, Cheyenne WY 82001.  The application can be obtained from the NWCCD Scholarship Coordinator by email bhaseman@sheridan.edu.  The application must be accompanied by the following documents: a current grade transcript, two (2) letters of reference, a recent color head & shoulder, wallet-sized photograph, which may be used in a Masonic publication.

Selection of Recipients: The Wyoming Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarship Committee will make the final selection of students.  The award will be based on the following rank order: 1) Leadership potential and activities; 2) GPA; 3) Financial Need.

Sheridan Community Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Sheridan Community Federal Credit Union

We believe that our community is the foundation of the credit union.  In order to support our community, we offer scholarships every year to students attending Sheridan College full time.  The scholarship is open to those who:

-Live in Sheridan County

-Have graduated high school or received their G.E.D.

-Have a GPA of 2.75 or higher

-Are enrolled Full Time at Sheridan College.

Steps to apply:

-Pick up an application at SCFCU

-Fill it out

-Write a one page summary detailing why you want the money and how you will use it to further your education.

Applications and summaries must be submitted by April 30 for each school year.  Award amount is $500.00 per semester

Sheridan County Liquor Dealers Association

The Sheridan County Liquor Dealers Association scholarship is available to non-traditional students who are enrolled full-time or part-time.  The applicant must be enrolled in school at least one semester after applying for the scholarship.  Please contact the NWCCD Scholarship Coordinator at bhaseman@sheridan.edu for an application.  The application deadline for this scholarship is April 1st each year.

Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration

Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration – Central WY Section – Coates, Wolff, Russell, & Swank Memorial Scholarship

Offering up to four (4) $2,500 scholarships for this academic year.

Applicant Requirements:

-Must be a WY high school graduate

-Must be enrolled full-time for the upcoming academic year

-Upperclassmen; current college sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student

-Enrolled in mining/mineral extraction related discipline; Examples: Engineering, Geology, Physical Sciences, or other related discipline.

-3.0 GPA minimum

Please contact Aaron Stewart via email smecasper@gmail.com for an application and/or any questions.

Society of Petroleum Engineers: Powder River Basin Section Scholarship

The Powder River Basin Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers is pleased to make scholarships available to qualified applicants for the upcoming academic year.  Awarded amounts can range from $500 to $2,000, with the number of scholarships awarded generally ranging from 10 to 20.  Scholarship applicants should have a desire to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry, and meet the following requirements:

  1. Major in Engineering (preference to Petroleum Engineering); a portion of the scholarships may go to Non-Engineering students based upon recommendations by the committee.
  2. Must be enrolled as a full-time student.
  3. Entering freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior year of a four year program, or freshman or sophomore year of a two year program.

Interested students should prepare a short (1 to 2 page) application letter detailing their qualifications and accomplishments, and should address the following items:

  1. Academic qualifications, including GPA
  2. Primary career interests and reasons for same.
  3. Extracurricular activities and reasons for same.
  4. Names of three responsible references familiar with applicant’s academic and work history.
  5. Any other items of interest.

Scholarship winners will be notified via mail in April.  Formal scholarship announcement will be presented at the SPE Scholarship Dinner in May held in Gillette, WY.  Scholarship checks will be issued directly to the student’s college account.  The scholarship winners should be aware that the awards may be subject to tax under current laws.

Applications should be mailed to:  SPE Scholarships, ATTN: Shannon Johnston, PO Box 3977, Gillette, WY  82717

Questions should be directed to:  Shannon Johnston, (307) 670.6074 shannon.johnston@anadarko.com

Vicki Carroll Memorial Scholarship

Vicki Carroll Memorial Scholarship

The Wyoming Chapter of ARMA’s scholarship opportunities relate to enrollees at Wyoming community colleges or the University of Wyoming.

Vicki Carroll Memorial Scholarship

Vicki Carroll was one of the original chapter members when the Wyoming Chapter of ARMA was chartered in 1979.  She served on multiple board positions, and was President from 1997 to 1999.  Vicki was an active, positive and encouraging RIM professional until her life was cut short by a tragic disease.  In 2006 the chapter honored Vicki’s work and dedication to the chapter by naming its scholarship and educational opportunities after her.

The Vicki Carroll Memorial Scholarship Fund has been updated to assist ARMA Wyoming members in furthering their education in the dynamic field of records and information management.  Scholarship awarding is managed by the Wyoming Chapter of ARMA Board..”

The Vicki Carroll Memorial Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to ARMA Wyoming members for the following:

    • University and College Studies (ARMA Wyoming Members Only): Applicant must select courses from an accredited university or college. Courses must be related to records/information management, archive/library science or computer science.
    • Certification (ARMA Wyoming Members Only): Applicant may be awarded scholarship funds to pursue a certification as a Certified Records Manager (CRM) through the Institute of Certified Records Managers or Information Governance Professional (IGP) through ARMA International.
    • Seminars (ARMA Wyoming members only): Scholarship funds can be awarded for seminar registration costs. This pertains to registration costs for seminars/conferences In either case, the area of learning must be related to aforementioned disciplines. Seminars must be related to records/information management or archive/library science.

 

Wheatland Kiwanis Club/Merl Lockwood Memorial Scholarship

The Wheatland Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a minimum of one (1) scholarship to a college student from Platte County who is currently enrolled full-time in college (and/or technical school), but who has not yet attained their degree. The amount of the scholarship will be determined by the Wheatland Kiwanis Club. This scholarship can be applied for use outside of the state of Wyoming. The scholarships will be sent to any school of the recipient’s choice (upon proof of registration).

Any student from Platte County interested in the scholarships should write a letter of application requesting consideration. The letter and attachments should include the following information. Only hard copies of all attachments please. Referrals to websites and/or incomplete, unsigned, late and/or unclear applications will NOT be considered. The letter must include the following information:

Name, address and phone number
E-mail address
Date graduated, and from which Platte County school
Semester of entry and name of post-secondary school being attended
Educational goals and career plans
Statement of financial need
Summary of work experience
Summary of community and/or volunteer service
Summary of college activities
Signed copy of high school and/or college transcripts for seven semesters.
ACT composite score
Letters of recommendation (no more than three) optional. These letters should be from your current professors.
Please review the application process to make sure you fulfilled all requirements.
Applications must be received on or before April 15 to the following address:

Jim Lockwood

131 Front Road

Wheatland, WY 82201

Whitney Benefits Interest Free Loans

Whitney Benefits Interest Free Loans

Up to $24,000 for undergraduate or vocational studies

  • $6,000 per academic year for undergraduate studies, with a total loan of $24,000; or
  • Up to $24,000 for a vocational program of study, divided equally over the number of terms of the program.

• An additional $16,000 for graduate or professional studies; $40,000 total loan for undergraduate and graduate studies.
• All past and present students are limited to a maximum $40,000 lifetime credit limit.

LOANS ARE AVAILABLE TO:
Graduates of a Sheridan/Johnson County High School,
OR
Students who have obtained a GED from a Sheridan/Johnson County High School or from Sheridan College,
OR
Individuals that have had at least seven years of continuous physical, not legal, residency in Sheridan or Johnson County immediately prior to applying for a loan.

APPLICANTS CANNOT:

  • Be related to Whitney Benefits Board members.
  • Currently have loans with the Dodd and Dorothy L. Bryan Foundation, B.F. and Rose H. Perkins Foundation, Homer A. Scott & Mildred S. Scott Foundation, or any other private foundation.  Or currently be receiving a Daniels Fund scholarship.

REQUIREMENTS
• Students and co-borrowers must be credit-worthy.

Applicants up to age 24 years old:
• Must have a 2.5 cumulative grade point average from high school, or
• A 2.25 cumulative grade point average from college.
• A combined adjusted gross income (AGI) of no more than $200,000.

Applicants who are age 25 years and older:
• Must have a 2.0 cumulative grade point average from high school, or
• A 2.25 cumulative grade point average from college.
• An adjusted gross income (AGI) of no more than $200,000.

There are other requirements
Repayment begins on the earliest of the following dates:
• Six months after the anticipated or actual graduation date.
• Immediately if the student leaves school.
• Present Value Discounts are available at the start of repayment and every anniversary date thereafter.

Deadlines:
Fall semester – September 1
Spring semester – March 1

Wyoming Archaeological Society, Sheridan-Johnson County Chapter

Wyoming Archaeological Society

The Wyoming Archaeological Society offers several scholarships each year for students studying anthropology, archaeology, history, American Studies, and/or Native American studies in Wyoming.

Applications for the following scholarships are available on the website listed above.

The David Reiss Memorial Community College Scholarship awards $500.00 with an application deadline of February 13, 2017.

The Frison Master’s Scholarship awards $1,000 with an application deadline of March 20, 2017.

The William T. Mulloy Undergraduate Scholarship awards $1,000 with an application deadline of March 20, 2017.

Questions?  Please feel free to call Jenny Aiello at (406) 579-6832.

The Wyoming Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society Scholarship

The Wyoming Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) announces that it will grant a $750.00 scholarship during the spring semester of the 2017 school year.  The recipient of this scholarship will be a deserving student preparing for a career in natural resource conservation or a related field at an accredited college, university, or vocational school in Wyoming.

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, the following criteria must be met:
1. Successful completion of at least one year of student in an accredited college, university, or vocational school in Wyoming;
2. A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0;
3. Enrolled in an agricultural or natural resource conservation related curriculum; and,
4. Show reasonable need for financial assistance.

Previous scholarship winners are ineligible.

Scholarship application formcopy of transcripts (originals are not necessary), and one letter of recommendation (preferably from an employer or instructor) must be submitted no later than March 31, 2017 to:
Wyoming Chapter SWCS Scholarship Committee
c/o Dicksie Michael
1017 Highway 14A
Powell, WY 82435-9234
The student selected to receive this scholarship award will be recognized by the Wyoming SWCS Chapter at their annual meeting to be held the summer of 2017.

If you have questions concerning this scholarship program, please contact Dicksie at 307-754-9301 ext 113 or dicksie.michael@wy.usda.gov

Wyoming Council of the Blind

Wyoming Council of the Blind

Since 1992, The WYCB Board of Directors has committed it’s efforts to provide educational support for individuals with low vision and blindness.  The Board believes that educational development will result in increased work opportunities.  Please review the application requirements and other pertinent information.  If you have any questions or need additional clarification, please contact Linda Johnson at 307-754-2421 or e-mail her at: misylj@bresnan.net

The application must be postmarked no later than March 15th of the current year.  The Scholarship Committee will review all applications submitted and will make a decision on or before April 15th of the current year.  The scholarship will be awarded at the annual WYCB State Convention on Friday, June 23, 2017, at the Parkway Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, in Casper.  The WYCB scholarship recipient is expected to be present to receive the scholarship.

Please send all documents no later than March 15th, 2017 to:

Linda Johnson

Wyoming Council of the Blind

308 N. Gilbert St.

Powell, Wyoming  82435

Wyoming Geological Association

Wyoming Geological Association

The Wyoming Geological Association has 4 scholarships available for application today!  These scholarship opportunities are open to students studying Geology, Geoscience, and Earth Science.  Please see their website for more information and specific scholarship details.

Wyoming Geospatial Organization

Wyoming Geospatial Association

WyGEO is pleased to announce that we are offering two $1,000 scholarships to deserving college students this year: One to a full-time undergraduate student and one to a full-time graduate student.  These academic scholarships are designed for students exhibiting academic excellence in geospatial technologies fields: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), or related disciplines.  The scholarship awards can be used to offset any costs the student may incur while pursuing their college credentials, including tuition, books, data, field work or travel costs to attend a WyGEO-sponsored gathering.  Deadline June 1, 2017

Wyoming Homemakers Scholarship

Wyoming Homemakers Scholarship

Available To:  Continuing Education Students who are residents of the State of Wyoming, second year or above in college.

Provided by:  Wyoming Homemakers

Number of Awards:  One

Amount:  $500 or amount according to funds available

Due Date:  March 15 every year

Scholarship Committee will be Wyoming Homemakers

Payment:  These awards will be paid to the college upon receipt of a registration form or verification of enrollment in the semester following application.

The Wyoming Homemakers will award a scholarship for a student in the second year or above in college.  The amount will vary according to funds available.  The student awarded must be working towards a degree, be a full time student (12 credits), and meet one of the following criteria:

  1. Attend an accredited Wyoming Community College.
  2. Attend the University of Wyoming
  3. Attend an affiliated college in the Western Undergraduate Exchange Program or a college with a reciprocal tuition program.
  4. Attend a Wyoming trade school for education.
  5. Be taking on-line classes at an accredited institution while living in Wyoming.

The goal of the Wyoming Homemakers is to promote continuing education in all of its forms and the values of the Wyoming Homemakers Association ie. home, family and education.

This scholarship will be awarded on these points:

  • Scholarship                                 40%
  • Financial Need                           30%
  • Leadership                                  10%
  • Citizenship                                  10%
  • Community Involvement         10%

Please contact the NWCCD Scholarship Coordinator at bhaseman@sheridan.edu for an application.

Return applications to: Beverly Reed, 1003 Dull Center Rd., Douglas, WY 82633.

Wyoming Trucking Association, Inc

Wyoming Trucking Association, Inc

The Wyoming Trucking Association Scholarship Fund will be awarding its Transportation Education Scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year.  The amount of the awards will range from $500 to $1,500 payable in August 2017 to the school the student will be attending.

The scholarships will be awarded to a Wyoming high school graduate, who is enrolled in a Wyoming college, the university or trade school for the 2017-2018 school year.  The student must be enrolled in courses which could lead to a career in the transportation industry in Wyoming.  These courses of study include, but are not limited to: business management, accounting, diesel mechanics, truck driving training, office procedures & management, computer skills and safety.  The scholarship program includes funds from the WTA Trust Fund, the Cohee Family Scholarship, the L.E. Meredith Memorial Scholarship, Becker Memorial scholarship, Sharon D. Nichols Memorial Scholarship, the Larry Chapman Memorial Scholarship, and the WTA Council of Safety Supervisors scholarship.

The completed applications should be submitted to the WTA Scholarship Trust Fund, PO Box 1175, Casper WY 82602, no later than February 27, 2017.  The WTA Scholarship Trustees will make determination of the recipients by April 2017 and the funds will be distributed in August 2017.

Wyoming Water Well Richard A Stockdale Memorial Scholarship

Wyoming Water Well Richard A Stockdale Memorial Scholarship

This $800 scholarship is offered to Wyoming resident undergraduates or post secondary students currently enrolled full time at a college, university or other educational institution with a 2.0 or better grade point average.  The Association recognizes the need for educational advancement at all levels of the industry and seeks to support students pursuing their educational goals.

Applications must be completed in full and be submitted to the proper location BEFORE January 1st.  Applications not filled out in entirety and essays not completed at 250-500 words will be rejected.

Priority will be given to an applicant that is related to a WWWA member.

Download the application from the link.  Printed applications will need to be mailed to:

Wyoming Water Well Association

PO Box 2705

Casper, WY 82602

Wyoming Young Contractors Association Scholarship

Wyoming Young Contractors Association Scholarship

The Wyoming Young Contractors Association (WYCA) Scholarship program is designed to assist individuals in their pursuit of further education and training for career advancement in the construction industry.

Eligibility requirements:

  1. Applicant must be a United States Citizen
  2. Applicant must have Wyoming State residency (1 year minimum)
  3. Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited, Wyoming based University/College, Career/ Technical School, or enrolled in a skilled trades training program approved by the scholarship committee
  4. Applicant must be enrolled in a course of study that is directly related to the Construction Industry and/or is approved by the scholarship committee
  5. Applicant must be between the ages of 18 and 45 at the time of submittal

Application forms are available in the Gillette College and Sheridan College Financial Aid Offices as well as by contacting:

Wyoming Young Contractors Association
PO Box 965
Cheyenne, WY 82003
307.632.0573
307.637.4429 fax
erin@wca-agc.org

Applications will be reviewed regularly by a selection committee of WYCA members, and awards will be distributed on a need basis per individual application.  Funds will be paid directly to the university, college or technical/training school.  Students may apply for successive years.