General Academic Scholarships

  

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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.

Rodeo Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

 

  1. Fulltime student with a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
  2. Interview with rodeo coach
  3. Participation/excellence in rodeo events

 

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

Sally E. Hill Memorial Endowment

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Full or Part-time student
  2. Open to non-traditional female students
  3. Minimum GPA 2.5
  4. Must complete an on-line scholarship application

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

Sherry Douglas Memorial Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

 

  1. Scholarship is available to assist non-traditional, female students that demonstrate financial need. 
  2. Must complete an online Scholarship Application
  3. A current FAFSA must be on file

 

Renewal Requirements:

 

  1. A current FAFSA must be on file
  2. Must complete an online Scholarship Application
  3. Maintain a 3.0 GPA

 

Notes:

Siegfried/Fabrizius

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Be a full-time student with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  2. Applicant must complete a goal statement in writing as part of the CWC Scholarship Application. Goal statement must indicate how scholarship assistance will impact their educational plan and benefit their situation.
  3. Student must have graduated from Riverton High School within ten (10) years of applying.

 

Renewal Requirements:

  1. If GPA is maintained, student is eligible to reapply for a second award.
     

Notes:

Summit Financial Scholarship

 

Amount:
$1000

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Must complete an on-line Scholarship Application
  2. Preference given to a customer or family member of Summit Financial
  3. Minimum 2.5 GPA
  4. Student may be enrolled full or part-time

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

Theatre Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

 

  1. Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
  2. Interview required with appropriate Theatre faculty 
  3. Participation in major theater productions and enrollment each semester in theater classes

 

Renewal Requirements:

 

  1. Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
  2. Minimum of 12 credit hours earned each semester for full -time awards, minimum of 6 credit hours earned each semester for part-time awards

 

Notes:

U.S. Military Forces Support Group Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

 

  1. Available to U.S. Military Forces veterans with proof of an honorable discharge
  2. Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
  3. Member of the CWC U.S. Military Forces Support Group (may be awarded to a non-member who is a veteran if there is not a qualified applicant within the group)

 

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

Violet Fleak, GED Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

 

  1. Full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  2. Preference given to GED Graduate.

 

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

Virginia Dobler Finigan 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:

Volleyball Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

 

  1. Fulltime student with a minimum 2.0 GPA (3.0 preferred/22 ACT preferred)
  2. Interview with volleyball coach/volleyball skills review
  3. Participate in fall season and spring ball
  4. Meet all NJCAA eligibility requirements.

 

Renewal Requirements:

 

  1. Maintain 3.0 GPA each semester with at least 12 credit hours earned each semester
  2. Meet all NJCAA eligibility requirements .

 

Notes:

Wayland H. Cato, Jr Endowment

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

  1. Must complete an online scholarship application
  2. Must have a current year FAFSA on file
  3. Full-Time student with minimum 2.5 GPA

 

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

Wind River Tribes Educational Endowment Fund Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

 

  1. Must be a full-time student (minimum of 12 credits) enrolled in an associate degree program
  2. Have a cumulative high school or college GPA of at least 2.5/A=4.0
  3. Be willing to devote 10 hours per semester in a community service activity of own choice and approved by the CWC Native American Scholarship Committee
  4. Can demonstrate an association with or other relationship to either the Shoshone or Arapaho Tribe
  5. Must agree in writing to repay the scholarship if a degree is not attained within three years or if the student is not able to meet standards of progress which are outlined below. If standards of progress are not met or if the community service activity is not accomplished by the end of the semester, the student will be placed on probation for the subsequent semester and the bonus shall be withheld pending correction of the deficiency during the probationary period. No interest will be charged, should the student be liable for repayment.

 

Renewal Requirements:

 

  1. Must maintain a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
  2. Must have successfully fulfilled the community service requirement during the previous semester
  3. At the discretion of CWC Native American Scholarship Committee, students failing to meet renewal requirements may be placed on probation for one semester, in which case, scholarship aid shall pay for tuition only.

 

Notes:

Wyoming National Guard Scholarship

 

Amount:
Varies

Requirements for initial consideration and renewal:

 

This Fund shall be used to provide educational assistance to current active Wyoming National Guard members enrolled as credit students at CWC under the following conditions:
  1. The annual distribution will be administered by the CWC Office of Financial Aid, who is authorized to divide it appropriately among eligible applicants to pay for educational expenses which may include tuition, books, fees, etc.
  2. Applicants must complete the appropriate forms available from the Financial Aid Office

 

Renewal Requirements:

Notes:

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