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Scholarships are considered a form of financial
aid. Therefore, students expecting scholarships may follow any procedure
describing the use of Federal Financial Aid to defer payment until the
scholarship disbursement arrives. Note: You must first file the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for any need
based scholarships as well as any Federal Financial Aid.
Scholarship Help, an outside source, provides information on how college funding works, the types of scholarships available, how to find them and how to apply for them. Visit its website for comprehensive information.
The UW Scholarship Book is an additional resource for university students, and visit the UW Office of Financial Aid Office's scholarship page for scholarship opportunities and application information.
the spring 2010 semester, the University of Wyoming Outreach School began awarding a scholarship to help pay an Outreach School student’s
living expenses while he or she pursues a college education.
The Edelweiss Fund, created by an anonymous gift in fall 2008, aims to ease the financial burden of attending school for a select student for the duration of his or her degree program, up to six years. This includes expenses such as rent, utilities, and childcare.
To be eligible, students must:
The Wyoming Women’s Foundation is a charitable organization that supports economic self-sufficiency and access to opportunities for women and girls in Wyoming by raising funds, making grants, and providing leadership. For information visit the Wyoming Women’s Foundation Web site at www.wywf.org.
The University of Wyoming Outreach School has been awarded a $100,000 endowment from the Wyoming Women’s Foundation that includes matching funds from the Edelweiss Fund and the State of Wyoming to fund the Outreach Opportunity Scholarship, a new program which will help with living and child care expenses for adult students enrolled at UW through the Outreach School.
Awards are made to applicants who meet the stipend program criteria and demonstrate the promise of academic excellence. A rigorous selection process will be conducted to find the students who best meet the scholarship criteria.
funded by revenues from UW license plate sales, are available to
undergraduates that fall into the categories of outreach students,
non-traditional students, or fifth- or sixth-year students. Funding for
additional scholarships will be available next fall.
License Plate Scholarship Contact and Additional Information:
UW Alumni Association
Adult learners aged 25 and over who have been out of school for five years or more may find it easier to return to college with an Osher Reentry Scholarship award at the University of Wyoming (UW). The Osher foundation works to assist nontraditional, reentry students to complete their bachelor’s degrees and return to the workforce after graduation by awarding scholarship funds to colleges who have programs designed to support adult learners. Currently, Wyoming ranks 41st in the nation with only 23.6 percent of its population aged 24 years and older holding bachelor’s degrees.
Visit the Osher Fund page for more information.