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Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships are gifts and do not need to be repaid. Generally, the University of Wyoming offers scholarships based on merit, financial need, or to specific student populations. Be sure to file your FAFSA to be considered for financial need based awards in the following school year.


How to Apply for UW Offered Scholarships

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  • Log into the AcademicWorks Scholarship System
  • Click the brown "Sign In" button in the top right corner
  • Sign in with your UW Username and Password
    • If you are a first time user, complete the general application questions when prompted and click "Finish and Submit" when you have completed them.
  • You can now view all our offered scholarships by going to Opportunities > Ours or Opportunities > Recommended, and from there you can click "Show Filters" to filter by your College or Department.
  • All of the scholarships for the selected department will display.

Scholarships Awarded by the Office of Admissions

Upon admission to UW, students are automatically considered for several scholarships awarded by the Office of Admissions. These scholarships include, but are not limited to Hathaway, Trustees' Scholars, Rocky Mountain Scholars, and Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE).

Select your student admission type to view what scholarships you may be considered for:


External Donor Scholarships

External scholarships are developed and funded by organizations external of UW. They’re available to the public and can potentially help students cover the costs of their education and education-related expenses. Student eligibility rules are created by the organization offering the scholarship and can depend on many factors. If you are a student who has been awarded an external scholarship or are a donor/organization who is funding an external scholarship, please review the External Scholarships page for more information.


Contact Us

Scholarships & Financial Aid

1000 E. University Ave

Dept. 3335

Laramie, WY 82071-3335

Phone: (307) 766-2116

Fax: (307) 766-3800

Email: finaid@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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