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.

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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
  • 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