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Scholarship Opportunities and Applications

Scholarship opportunities for Fall 2020/Spring 2021 are not yet open.  The Financial Aid Office will notify us of the timeline for Fall 2020/Spring 2021.  This page will be updated with those dates as soon as we receive them and scholarships will open through ‘Wyo Scholarships’ (formerly Academic Works).
The scholarships below were those offered for the Fall 2019/Spring 2020 academic year.  
Opportunities change from year to year.  The complete list of scholarships opportunities offered for the Fall 2020/Spring 2021 academic year will be updated and available for review and application as soon as we receive the timeline from Financial Aid. 
The application process is the same as described below.

Please carefully review requirements for each scholarship by clicking on the link provided. If you are applying for more than one scholarship a complete application must be submitted for each scholarship.

All applications and supporting documents are completed/uploaded online. No facsimile/paper documents will be accepted, and incomplete applications will not be considered.

You may view all applications without having login information. You will only be able to apply for scholarships once you have been accepted to attend the University of Wyoming and will need your WyoWeb username and password to apply. 

The following opportunities are only available through the WyoScholarships program through Financial Aid.   

All applications and supporting materials must be completed and submitted on-line by midnight on the closing date of applications.

Scholarships Available to High School Students Only(Please note any State requirements)

Alumni Association - Honors Scholarship  (Wyoming Only - Parent(s)/guardian must be a paid member of UWAA)

Alumni Association - Multi-Cultural Alumni Chapter Scholarship (Any State)

Alumni Association - Native American Scholarship (Any State)

Hershler/Skinner Family Memorial Scholarship (Wyoming Only - Parent(s) guardian must be a Wyoming State employee and UW Alum)

Jeanine and Warren Hodges UWAA Scholarship (Wyoming Only)

John Evezich Memorial Scholarship (Wyoming Only – Preference given first to students from Kemmerer, WY community, then from Lincoln County, WY, and finally from Wyoming at large.  Student must have a declared major.) 

John P. Ellbogen Foundation Scholarship (Wyoming Only)

Kembel Family Alumni Scholarship (Wyoming Only)

Mary Lou Rechard Memorial Alumni Scholarship (Any State - Parent(s)/guardian must be UW Graduate)

Robert W. McBride Alumni Scholarship (Wyoming Only – Applicant must be a graduate of a high school in Johnson County, WY) 

The Shaw Family Scholarship (Wyoming Only – Applicant must reside in the Big Horn Basin area  - Big Horn, Hot Springs, Park, and Washakie counties)

Tuff Samuelson Memorial Scholarship (Wyoming Only - Applicant must reside in Uinta County)

Scholarships Available to High School or Currently Enrolled College Students (Please note any State requirements)

John and Patricia Eastman UWAA Scholarship (A resident of, or high school graduate from, the state of Montana)

UW Alumni Association Houston Region Network Scholarship (Texas - with special consideration given to specific counties)

Scholarships Available to Currently Enrolled College Students and Non-Traditional Students 

(Please note any State requirements)

Alumni Association - U.S. Veterans of War (Any State)

Alumni Association - UW Juniors and Seniors (Must be current UW Student with Jr/Sr class standing - Parent(s)/guardian must be a paid member of UWAA)

Fred Gray Memorial Scholarship (Senior UW or Graduate status - seeking College of Agriculture degree)

Platte Valley Bank Alumni Scholarship

License Plate Scholarships

License Plate Funded Scholarship - In State (Wyoming Only)

License Plate Funded Scholarship - Out of State (Out of State Only)

License Plate Funded Scholarship - Grandchild of UW Graduates Scholarship (Wyoming Only - Grandparent(s) must be a UW graduate)

License Plate Funded Scholarship - 2nd Bachelor’s degree (Wyoming Only)

License Plate Funded Scholarship - 5th/6th Year Students (Wyoming Only)

License Plate Funded Scholarship - Community College Transfer Student (Wyoming Only - Must be a current Wyoming Community College student with expected Jr. standing)

License Plate Funded Scholarship - Non-Traditional Undergraduates (Wyoming Only)

License Plate Funded Scholarship - Outreach/Distance  (Wyoming Only)



Have a question? Alumni Association staff members are happy to help you through the scholarship application process. Please call (307) 766-4166 during normal business hours (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. MST) to receive assistance.

Contact Us

Alumni Association

Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center

222 S. 22nd St.

Laramie, WY 82070

Phone: (307) 766-4166

Fax: (307) 766-6824


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