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Scholarships

  • Scholarships are contingent on available funding.
  • All students applying for a scholarship must reside within the boundaries of the Uinta County School District #1.
  • All applicants must be registered for college and have a tentative class schedule.
For More Information Contact

Kiley Ingersoll

307-789-5742 X 161.
Email Kiley

WESTERN WYOMING COMMUNITY COLLEGE (WWCC) PART –TIME SCHOLARSHIPS

Eligibility:

  • Student must be registered for 3-11 semester hours.
  • Student must be eligible for a subsidized Stafford loan.
  • Students who are eligible for a Hathaway scholarship must apply for one.
  • Students receiving a Hathaway scholarship are not eligible for a BOCES scholarship.
  • Students who are eligible for a Hathaway scholarship, but did not apply, are not eligible for a BOCES scholarship.
  • If student is not eligible for a Hathaway scholarship, we need documentation explaining why they are not eligible.
  • Fully Pell eligible students do not qualify for a BOCES scholarship.
  • Students who are partially Pell eligible can qualify for a partial BOCES scholarship.
  • Students who cannot take at least one class in the building must participate in our mentoring program to be scholarship eligible.

Amount of Award: 

$75.00 per semester hour, deposited directly into student’s WWCC Financial Aid Account.

Subsequent Semesters: 

Student must earn a 2.5 or higher GPA during scholarship semester to be eligible to apply for this scholarship in subsequent semesters. Students must reapply each semester.

Application:  Obtain application materials from Kiley Ingersoll (email Kiley) and then…

  • Turn in Application
  • Turn in Letter of Application
  • Turn in an up-to-date FAFSA with SAR showing eligibility
  • Turn in Schedule of Registered Classes
  • Interview with Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 Director Mike Williams

WESTERN WYOMING COMMUNITY COLLEGE (WWCC) RN SCHOLARSHIPS

Eligibility:

  • Student must complete all prerequisites with a ‘C’ or higher by the prior spring semester
  • Students must be accepted into the WWCC RN Program
  • Awards are given to the two students each fall with the highest GPA and TEAS score

Amount of Award: 

Full current tuition only for the semester, deposited directly into student’s WWCC Financial Aid Account.

Application:  Applications will be mailed out to all eligible students. To be considered for this scholarship you must:

  • Students must receive Application materials from WWCC Evanston Campus by mail
  • Turn in Application with Letter of Application
  • Interview with Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 Director, Mike Williams when scheduled

UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (UW) SCHOLARSHIPS

Eligibility:

  • Scholarships are available to students who are pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree only. Scholarships are not available for degrees past a master’s.
  • Scholarships are NOT available to students who are enrolled in certification or endorsement programs.
  • Students must show proof of acceptance and registration of classes in the degree program
  • Students who are enrolled in an online only program must agree to meet with Kiley Ingersoll during the semester to participate in the mentoring program.

Amount of Award: 

Undergraduate Classes: $125.00 per semester hour 

Graduate Classes:  $150.00 per semester hour; up to $1200.00 per semester

Students receive a check directly from Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 after the semester with by presenting proof of completion with a passing grade & a signed purchase order.

Application:  Obtain application materials from Kiley Ingersoll (email Kiley) and then…:

  • Student must turn in Application with Letter of Application
  • Student must turn in letter of acceptance and show proof of class registration
  • Student must interview with Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 director Mike Williams when scheduled

WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY (WGU) SCHOLARSHIPS

Eligibility:

  • Students must be degree seeking in the education (teaching) field
  • Students must show proof of registration and acceptance with a class schedule

Application:  Obtain application materials from Kiley Ingersoll (email Kiley) and then…:

  • Student must turn in Application with Letter of Application
  • Student must turn in letter of acceptance and show proof of class registration
  • Student must interview with Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 director Mike Williams when scheduled

Amount of Award: 

Student will receive $1000.00 per 6 month unit

Student will receive check directly from the BOCES when proof of completion of unit with passing grades is presented and a purchase order signed

DISTRICT TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM CRITERIA

Eligibility:

  • Students must currently be employed by the Uinta County School District #1
  • All classes must help teacher qualify to teach concurrent classes for WWCC
  • Students must be recommended by appropriate school district administration
  • Students must turn in verification that classes will be accepted by WWCC for concurrent approval

Amount of Award: 

Student will receive $1000.00 per 6 month unit

Student will receive check directly from the BOCES when proof of completion of unit with passing grades is presented and a purchase order signed

Application:  Obtain application materials from Kiley Ingersoll (email Kiley) and then…:

  • Student must turn in Application with Letter of Application
  • Student must turn in letter of acceptance and show proof of class registration
  • Student must interview with Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 director Mike Williams when scheduled