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College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Scholarships for High Achievers

Scholarships in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences are competitive and based on academic merit. Students are automatically considered for CEPS awards, provided they have submitted the General Application in WyoScholarships, the UW Scholarship awarding platform:

  • Log into WyoScholarships

  • Click the "Sign In" button in the top right corner

  • Sign in with your UW Username and Password

  • Answer the three general application questions and click "Finish and Submit"

Most college scholarships do not require additional materials or applications.  College scholarships are used to fulfill the UW Commitment or Brown & Gold Commitment.

All students admitted to the University of Wyoming by December 1 are considered automatically for scholarships for the next academic year.


External Scholarships and Fellowships

Several off-campus organizations offer scholarship opportunities to UW students. The selection process is handled by the individual organizations. Application criteria and deadlines for these scholarships vary. As we receive information on new off-campus scholarship opportunities, we will post them on this page. Check back often for updates.

    • Page and Elizabeth Jenkins Scholarship

      • Deadline: February 28, 2023

      • $5,000 renewable scholarship for up to 3 students

      • Applicant Requirements:    

        • U.S. Citizen, Full-time Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate Student in Geology or Geophysics

        •  Minimum GPA of 3.0

        • Have unmet financial need (FAFSA required)

      • Apply through the Longmont Community Foundation

    • Rocky Mountain Mining Institute

      • Deadline: March 1, 2023

      • Application

      • $2,000

      • Mining related fields (engineering, geology)

      • U.S. Citizen and resident of AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, ND, SD, TX, UT or WY

      • Information and Criteria

    •  Simpson Strong-Tie Student Scholarship

      • Deadline: March 17, 2023

      • Application

      • $2,000

      • Juniors/Seniors in Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering or Construction Management

    • Wyoming Engineering Society Scholarships

      • Deadline: March 23, 2023

      • Information

      • Application

      • Past President’s/General Scholarships - $2,000-$2,500

        • Students graduating in May, August, or December of 2024

        • Engineering and Cadastral Surveying majors

      • Carl Oslund - $1500

        • Engineering Sophomores

More External Funding Opportunities


Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Scholarship

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The University of Wyoming, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences is a proud partner of PLTW and offers scholarships for first-year students. Students who have completed relevant coursework within the PLTW curriculum with a grade of a C or higher at a certified PLTW high school are eligible for the scholarship. This is a one-time, $40 scholarship awarded to students upon declaring their enrollment at the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Physical Sciences. For more information about

Project Lead the Way, please visit the Project Lead the Way website.

Contact Us

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Dean's Office EERB 401

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-4253

Email: enginfo@uwyo.edu

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