STATE GRANTS

Workforce Investment Act Program (WIA)

The Department of Workforce Services uses Workforce Investment Act funding to help adults, dislocated workers and youth find employment that leads to self-sufficiency through various services available at its local supportive centers.

For more information about the WIA program please contact your local office. A list of offices can be found at http://wyomingworkforce.org/contact/Pages/default.aspx.

Wyoming Access Challenge Grant Program

The Wyoming College Access Grant is funded by the Wyoming College Access Challenge Grant, a US Department of Education grant, and will award over 600 students across the state a $1,000 grant (free money) that is applied to whichever college they will be attending that coming school year. To apply students must complete a FAFSA application by March 1st an be eligible for the federal Pell Grant. Approval notifications are sent by the grant officials to students. For my information visit http://www.wyo4ed.org/paying-for-college/wyoming-college-access-grant.