General Academic Scholarships

  


Who qualifies?: 
Prior year high school or home schooled graduates, returning and transfer students, GED recipients; all programs of study eligible; some of these scholarships have unique eligibility criteria required for consideration.

CWC Employee Scholar

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Must be full-time student
  2. Minimum 3.5 GPA
  3. Any major

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

CWC General Academic Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Must complete an on-line Scholarship Application 
  2. Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
  3. Must enroll for a minimum of 6 credit hours or more; minimum of 12 credit hours earned each semester for full-time awards; minimum of 6 credit hours earned each semester for part-time awards.

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

CWC Jackson Center Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Students applying for this scholarship must write a personal statement consisting of no more than 500 words, as part of the application process. This statement should describe the student's life's challenges, educational goals, and how this scholarship would help in achieving individual and financial independence.  
  2. Full or part-time student with a minimum cumulative GPA 2.5
  3. Student must be attending the CWC Jackson Outreach Center. 
  4. Students must fill out the online CWC scholarship application.
  5. Official high school and college transcripts must be on file.

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

CWC Student Ambassador Scholarship

 

Amount:
$2,500

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Must complete on-line Scholarship Application for consideration 
  2. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 as shown on an official transcript(s) of high school or any previous college course work;
  3. Resume which outlines a) the applicant's involvement in school and community activities, and b) evidence of leadership roles assumed by the applicant in such activities.
  4. Commitment to participation in a broad range of campus activities for at least 30 hours per semester.
  5. Interview with Admissions/Scholarship Committee. Please contact Admissions at 307-855-2119 to schedule an appointment. (Interviews may be conducted over the phone if it is a hardship for the student to come to campus.)

 

Renewal Requirements:

 

  1. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a minimum of 12 hours earned each semester;
  2. Participation in a broad range of campus activities and demonstrated leadership in such activities;
  3. The student must maintain a log which indicates the types of service activities and time spent in those activities in which he/she has been involved (the supervisor of the activity to initial each entry);
  4. Meet at least twice a month with the Student Ambassador Sponsor to review leadership activities, plan future activities with fellow Ambassador, and discuss leadership materials;
  5. Second semester portion is awarded automatically, provided grade average requirement is met and sufficient evidence of campus leadership is demonstrated. Students must earn a minimum of 12 credit hours and a minimum of 30 hours of service activities each semester;
  6. Although there is no guarantee, first year recipients will receive priority consideration for a second year scholarship provided he/she meets the grade average requirement, demonstrates campus leadership as evidenced by service hours, reapplies by the published application deadline and has the recommendation of the Student Ambassador Sponsor. Renewal applications must include: a) completed Scholarship Application, b) an official transcript of college course work completed since the scholarship was first awarded, c) a written personal statement of anticipated contributions to CWC, and d) a resume of the applicant's activities which indicates the leadership roles assumed by the applicant since being selected to receive the CWC Student Ambassador Scholarship;
  7. Second year CWC Student Ambassador Scholarship recipients are required to serve as student advisors to first year Ambassador recipients;
  8. Award is limited to a maximum of four semesters.

 

Notes:

The CWC Student Ambassador Scholarship (previously known as the CWC Quality Leader scholarship,) is awarded to students who show special promise to be leaders in the classroom and in campus activities. Student Ambassadors are a highly visible group on campus who act as representatives & recruiters for the college and participate in campus activities. Student Ambassadors donate 30 hours each semester in student ambassador work, such as giving campus tours and helping with various campus events.

CWC Student Senate Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

 

  1. High financial need
  2. Full-time student
  3. Priority given to students in the following order:
  • CWC Student Senate Officer
  • CWC Student Senator
  • Activity Committee Member
  • Any student

 

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

CWC Vocational Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Must complete an on-line scholarship application
  2. Must be a full-time student pursing one of CWC's vocational programs (AAS or Certificate)
  3. Minimum GPA 2.5

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

David Usher Memorial Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

 

  1. Must complete an on-line Scholarship Application 
  2. Native American student with a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to student from local tribes

 

Renewal Requirements:

 

  1. Must complete an on-line Scholarship Application 
  2. Maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA each semester for renewal
  3. Complete an on-line Scholarship Application

 

Notes:

Duncan-Chapela Scholarship Endowment

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. High School or GED graduate
  2. Foreign-born or a child of a foreign-born parent
  3. GPA of 2.5 or GED equivalent score
  4. Must be working toward an Associate Degree; enrolled for 6 or more credit hours per semester
  5. Provide evidence of minimal fluency in a language other than English

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

First Interstate Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Full-time student with a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA with a minimum of 12 credit hours earned each semester

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

Frank & Cynthia McCarthy Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Must complete an on-line Scholarship Application
  2. Available to Native American students, local tribes preferred
  3. Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA

 

Renewal Requirements:

 

  1. Must complete an on-line Scholarship Application
  2. Maintain minimum 2.5 GPA each semester

 

Notes:

George F. Dobler and Grace Sessions Dobler Memorial

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA earned each semester with a minimum of 12 credit hours earned each semester

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

Ida and Homer Fike Memorial Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA earned each semester with a minimum of 12 credit hours earned each semester

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

Jackson Outreach Center Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Full or part-time student with a minimum cumulative GPA 2.5.
  2. Student must be attending the CWC Jackson Outreach Center. 
  3. Students must fill out the CWC online scholarship application.

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

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