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Trustees Scholars Award


Trustees' Scholars Award-Fall 2020 Incoming First Year Class


The UW Trustees’ Scholars Award is the premier scholarship for the best and brightest Wyoming high school seniors. Building upon the scholarship awarding process and to include consideration of outside of the classroom contributions, the University of Wyoming is enhancing the selection process for Trustees’ Scholars. The goal is to learn more about students’ academic achievement, goals and aspirations, and academic endeavors. Below is an outline of the process and timeline for students.


UW Trustees’ Scholars Award process for the incoming fall 2020 first-year class:


  1. Students must submit their UW Admissions application, and all official transcripts and test scores no later than December 1, 2019 to UW Admissions.
  2. A committee will review completed applications and make selections based on the applicant pool reviewing GPA, test scores and academic rigor.
  3. Students who are identified to proceed to the next level will be invited to submit a resume and complete short-answer questions. These materials are due on January 6, 2020.
  4. A committee will review candidate packets and invite finalists to UW for an on-campus interview scheduled for January 31 or February 7, 2020.

Students who receive the Trustees’ Scholars Award will have a four-year scholarship for tuition, mandatory fees, university room and board (room and board will be covered for years two – four providing student resides in University housing and utilizes a meal plan). Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher at the end of each academic year.

UW is committed to recruiting and retaining the top students from across Wyoming. For questions, please contact Shelley Dodd, Director of Admissions at 307-766-4273 or email or Christy Oliver, Associate Director of Admissions at 307-766-5166 or email


Students selected to receive the Trustees' Scholars Award must confirm their enrollment at UW by May 1, 11:59 pm MDT.



All UW scholarships are subject to available funding.
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