Wyoming Works

Wyoming Works provides programs and resources for adult students to learn a skill and secure employment. The program makes available individual grants for students enrolling in approved programs at a Wyoming community college. It also provides a mechanism for colleges to apply for resources in support of the creation of high-demand programs.

The Wyoming Works grant can help you pay for training that leads to a good job.

Who is eligible for a Wyoming Works Grant?

  • Must complete the FAFSA every year
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident alien who meets the definition of an eligible noncitizen under federal Title IV financial aid requirements
  • Must be a Wyoming resident
  • As required, must be registered with the selective service
  • Must maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) in the program of study
  • Must not be currently receiving or eligible to receive the Hathaway scholarship
  • Must not be currently in default on a federal Title IV education loan
  • Must not owe a refund under a federal Title IV student financial aid program or a subsequently enacted similar federal student financial aid program, or a student financial aid program administered through the State of Wyoming

Maximum annual grant eligibility:

  • Wyoming Works Standard Grant will be up to $840 per semester (up to $1,680 annually)
  • Wyoming Works Critical Grant will be up to $1,680 per semester (up to $3,360 annually)

Eligible students may receive the grant for up to six semesters. Individual program award amounts may vary, specifically for programs that are less than a semester in length.

The maximum award amount is based on remaining financial need after considering all other sources of financial assistance. The Financial Aid Office shall determine a student’s initial and continued grant eligibility.

Grant Funding is Limited, Apply Today!

To be considered, please fill out the form.

Location

Available at Sheridan College, Gillette College and SC Johnson County.

Wyoming Works Approved Programs

The following programs are approved through the Wyoming Community College Commission:

  • Addictions Practitioner Certificate
  • Advanced Materials Manufacturing AAS
  • Agriculture AAS
  • Agritourism Certificate
  • Business Certificate*
  • Business AAS*
  • Certified Nursing Assistant – Basic Training Course
  • Computer Networking Administration AAS*
  • Computer Science AS
  • Construction Technology Certificate
  • Construction Technology AAS
  • Culinary Arts and Hospitality Foundation Certificate
  • Cyber Security Certificate
  • Cyber Security AAS
  • Dental Hygiene AAS
  • Diesel Technology Certificate
  • Diesel Technology AAS
  • Electrical Apprenticeship Certificate
  • Emergency Medical Responder – Basic Training Course
  • Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Training Course
  • Engineering Technology Certificate
  • Engineering Technology AAS
  • Entrepreneurship Certificate
  • Event Planning Certificate
  • Farrier Science Certificate
  • Graphic Design Certificate
  • Horticulture & Sports Turf Management AAS
  • Hospitality and Tourism Leadership Certificate
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management AAS
  • Human Services Certificate
  • Human Services AA
  • Industrial Electricity Certificate
  • Industrial Electricity AAS
  • IT Support Technician Certificate*
  • Machine Tool Certificate
  • Machine Tool AAS
  • Manufacturing Composite Technology Certificate
  • Software Development AS
  • Web Development AAS
  • Welding Technology Certificate
  • Welding Technology AAS

*program also available online