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Scholarships
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Uinta BOCES Scholarship Opportunities
Scholarships available through the Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 Education Center:

 

• 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.

Contact: Carol Bourland- cbourland@uintaeducation.org or 307-789-5742 X 103 for scholarship applications.

 


 

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.

     

Application: Obtain application materials from Carol Bourland (cbourland@uintaeducation.org) 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 Registed Classes

• Interview with Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 Director Mike Williams

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.

 


 

 

WWCC WESTERN EDGE SCHOLARSHIPS

Eligibility:

  • Student must be accepted into the WWCC Evanston Outreach Western Edge Program
  • Student must be full-time and must take Western Edge core classes
  • Students who are fully Pell eligible, or receive a Hathaway scholarship do not qualify
  • Students who are partially Pell eligible will receive a partial scholarship, based on percent of Pell
  • Students who are eligible for a Hathaway scholarship but did not apply are not eligible
  • Students who are not eligible for a Hathaway scholarship must explain and document  the reason for ineligibility

 

Application: Obtain application materials from Carol Bourland (cbourland@uintaeducation.org) and then...

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

Amount of Award: $900 per semester, deposited directly into student’s WWCC Financial Aid Account.

Subsequent Semesters: This scholarship may be used for up to four semesters based on eligibility. Students must maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA, and must reapply each semester.

 


 

WESTERN WYOMING COMMUNITY COLLEGE 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

 

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

•Students must receive Application matreials 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

 

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

 


 

UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING/UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY 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 Carol Bourland during the semester to participate in the mentoring program.

Application:Obtain application materials from Carol Bourland (cbourland@uintaeducation.org) 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:

  • $125.00 per semester hour for undergraduate classes; $150.00 per semester hour for graduate classes, up to $1200.00 per semester
  • Student will receive a check directly from Uinta B.O.C.E.S. #1 after semester is over and proof of completion with a passing grade is presented and a purchase order is signed

 


 

WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY 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 Carol Bourland (cbourland@uintaeducation.org) 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

Application: Obtain application materials from Carol Bourland (cbourland@uintaeducation.org) and then...

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

Amount of Award:

  • Student will receive up to  $1000.00 per semester
  • Student will receive check directly from the BOCES when proof of completion of unit with passing grades is presented and a purchase order signed

 

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