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First-Year Student Commitments, Opportunities and Scholarships

This information is for the Fall 2023/Spring 2024 academic year. Unless otherwise noted, awards listed are for the academic year and not by semester.

The University of Wyoming is proud to offer a variety of opportunities for eligible incoming Wyoming resident first-year students. All opportunities are based on the student's academic achievements at the time of admission to UW.

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View the University of Wyoming's current cost of attendance.


Important Note for Students

Test-optional: New first-year students will be reviewed using the test-optional dollar amount for the Cowboy Commitment; students who submit ACT/SAT test scores will be evaluated to determine if both unweighted GPA and test scores make them eligible for a possible higher tier.

Based on Wyoming Hathaway Legislation, eligible Wyoming students must submit ACT/SAT test scores for consideration for the Hathaway Scholarship.

Please note: All University of Wyoming financial awards are only available to eligible admits. The awards are subject to available funding and the approval of the UW Board of Trustees; they reserve the right to change said rates at any time.




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University of Wyoming Scholarships & Financial Aid

1000 E. University Ave | Dept. 3335
Laramie, WY 82071-3335
Phone: (307) 766-2116
Fax: (307) 766-3800

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am - 5 pm
Summer Hours: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm


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