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President's Endowed Scholarship

Supporting Superior Achievement and a Passion for Learning

The University of Wyoming President’s Endowed Scholarship is a defining new scholarship program for Wyoming’s university. These scholarships are among the most sought-after funds at UW and represent the president’s commitment to recruit the best and brightest students from Wyoming to join the UW family. Students who receive a President’s Endowed Scholarship will be superior achievers with a passion for the spirit of learning.

These scholarships represent the president’s commitment to recruit the best and brightest students from Wyoming to join the UW family.

The President’s Endowed Scholarship will foster the talents and support the aspirations of top-performing high school seniors and transfer students, further inspiring them to make UW their school of choice.

The President’s Endowed Scholarship provides a life-changing opportunity—to attend and excel at the University of Wyoming. This scholarship fund demonstrates UW’s commitment to affordable excellence, ensuring opportunities for Wyoming students to reach for their dreams at our state’s remarkable university.


Funding a Scholarship

A President’s Endowed Scholarship will be established with a contribution of $50,000 or more with a one-time gift or with a series of payments over a period of up to five years. The endowment established by the gift will fund scholarship awards for students selected based on criteria established by the UW President.

President’s Endowed Scholarships can be named per the donor’s choice.


Doubling Your Generosity with the State Matching Fund

Donors wishing to establish a President’s Endowed Scholarship to support Wyoming students will capitalize on a $2.5 million state match fund established by the Wyoming legislature to support this exciting endeavor. Donors will have their gift of a minimum of $50,000 doubled to create a named endowment. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to match your gift, as state match dollars will be committed quickly.


Prospective UW President's Endowed Scholarship recipients will be Wyoming's best:

• Wyoming resident

• ACT of 25 or higher

• High school or transfer institution GPA of 3.5 or higher

• Maintain at least a 3.25 GPA or higher while enrolled at UW


Recognition of Your Gift

Donors to the President’s Endowed Scholarship fund are assured that their generous support provides triumphs for UW students. This prestigious fund creates the financial resources that allow UW to provide unparalleled educational experiences for our students, including access to nationally respected faculty members and opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research while participating in unique learning opportunities.


Contact Us

To learn more about this rewarding opportunity to support the UW students and double your generosity, contact the UW Foundation at (307) 766-6300, toll free at (888) 831-7795, or by email at



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