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AG DAY BBQ SCHOLARSHIP

The UW College of Agriculture, in conjunction with the Cowboy Joe Club, hosts an Annual Ag Day BBQ to kick off the pre-game festivities during the football season. This event is staffed by UW College of Agriculture student clubs and organizations, and the scholarship...

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ALAN A. BEETLE SCHOLARSHIP

A New Jersey native, Alan “Doc” Beetle received a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College, a master’s degree from the University of Wyoming, and a doctorate from the University of California-Berkeley. Alan returned to the University of Wyoming in 1946 and over the...

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Alan K. Simpson Center for Legal Service Construction Fund

Former United States Senator Alan Kooi Simpson was born September 2, 1931, in Denver, Colorado, the second son of former Wyoming Governor and U.S. Senator Milward Lee Simpson and Lorna Kooi Simpson. He attended public schools in Cody, Wyoming, and spent a...

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Alfred M. Pence Law Scholarship

Alfred (“Al”) M. Pence (J.D. ’29), began practicing law upon graduation from the University of Wyoming College of Law, first as a city attorney, notably shutting down the last of Laramie’s brothels, and then going on to a lifetime career as a litigator. He was a...

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ALVIN F. GALE SCHOLARSHIP

Alvin Gale is a native of Cheyenne, Wyoming. After graduating from high school and completing his military service, he came to Laramie to begin an affiliation with the University of Wyoming that would last a lifetime. He received his bachelor’s degree in general...

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AMANDA S. AND OSCAR W. SCHMALE SCHOLARSHIP

After spending her early life in Yakima, Washington, Amanda Schmale moved to Wyoming where she met and wed Oscar Schmale in 1951. Together with Oscar’s brother Emil, they owned the Bow River Black Angus Ranch near Medicine Bow and the G Half Circle Ranch near...

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ANDREW AND CONNIE VANVIG SCHOLARSHIP

Andy Vanvig served University of Wyoming students as head of the Department of Agricultural Economics for 25 years. During his tenure, he saw the number of students, the size of the faculty, and the scope of the department’s work increase several-fold. Whether...

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Archie G. McClintock Student Assistance Fund

Archie G. McClintock was born March 26, 1911, in Sheridan and lived here since 1935. He graduated from the University of Wyoming Law School in 1935 and taught part-time at the University of Wyoming Law School. He practiced law from 1935 until 1990 and was president...

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Arthur and Jean Boresi Scholarship Fund

Arthur Peter “Art” Boresi was a professor of civil and architectural engineering at the University of Wyoming. Before that, he was a professor of theoretical and applied mechanics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The child of Italian immigrants, Art...

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ASFMRA THOMAS M. TISDALE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) Agriculture Scholarship was established in 1988 and later placed in memory of Thomas M. Tisdale, a 1961 University of Wyoming graduate. The ASFMRA is a professional organization that provides...

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BARBARA CHAPMAN LOBDELL IN MEMORY OF FRANK D. & VELMA J. CHAPMAN

In 2018, an additional donation to the Gregory B. Comeaux Memorial Scholarship Fund was made by Barbara Chapman Lobdell in memory of her parents Frank and Velma Chapman. Frank and Velma were high school sweethearts and graduated from Lander Valley High School in...

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Bard Ferrall Memorial Scholarship

Mr. Ferrall was a law librarian for Northwestern University Law Library. Bard wrote the Recent Books section in every one of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology’s twenty-one subsequent issues. He read and provided summaries for 113 books ranging in topic from...

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BATTERSHELL AND PALMER SCHOLARSHIP

Drs. Ty Battershell and Lauri Palmer, both graduates of the College of Agriculture, are pleased to help support current students. After receiving their undergraduate degrees in biochemistry and microbiology respectively, Drs. Battershell and Palmer attended the...

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Betty Nalls Freedman Native American Scholarship for Social Work

Elizabeth “Betty” Jane Nalls Freedman was born May 11, 1920, at the original Bishop Randell Hospital in Lander, Wyoming. She was the daughter of Stuart and Esther Cheney Nalls, who ranched on Squaw Creek at the foot of the Wind River Mountains just outside of Lander....

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Bill and Nancy Pettus Special Education Scholarship

Bill and Nancy Pettus are no strangers to education. Together the couple has a combined total of 55 years of service in public education and over 30 years combined service as members of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education Advisory Board. In addition,...

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Bill Boulden

A native of Wyoming, Bill Boulden began his career as a “soda jerk” at Weston County Drug. He graduated from the University of Wyoming with a degree in pharmacy in 1958 and began a fifty year career in rural health care. He owned the Weston County Drug and was also...

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Biodiversity and Conservation K-12 Excellence Fund

Ann and Richard Boelter are University of Wyoming alumni and are long time participants and supporters of the Biodiversity Institute. They are supporting the Biodiversity Institute’s K-12 program because it forms the foundation of student understanding and...

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Bob C. Sigler County Lawyer Scholarship

Bob C. Sigler attended the University of Wyoming College of Law, and was a “country" lawyer in Torrington, Wyoming where he was engaged in the general practice of law for more than 50 years, and developed friendships with clients and adversaries that lasted a...

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Boomgaarden College of Law Scholarship

Lynne J. Boomgaarden was appointed to the Wyoming Supreme Court by Governor Matt Mead; she was sworn in on February 20, 2018. Prior to joining the court, Justice Boomgaarden was in private practice with Crowley Fleck, PLLP; served as Director, Office of State Lands...

BRYAN AND EVELYN BRODERSEN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT

BRYAN AND EVELYN BRODERSEN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT

These Scholarships are offered annually to deserving students in the College of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences in the Departments of Theater & Dance and Music in memory of Charles and Loleete Brodersen, Bryan’s parents. Charles and Loleete came from a...

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Carl M. Williams Faculty Research Fellowship

Williams was born in 1928 to a ranching family in Douglas, Wyoming. After graduating undergrad, Williams joined the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard in 1952 and fought in the Korean War. During his six years of services as a fighter pilot, he simultaneously...

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Carl M. Williams Law Distinguished Professor

Williams was born in 1928 to a ranching family in Douglas, Wyoming. After graduating undergrad, Williams joined the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard in 1952 and fought in the Korean War. During his six years of services as a fighter pilot, he simultaneously...

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Carl M. Williams Professor of Law and Ethics

Williams was born in 1928 to a ranching family in Douglas, Wyoming. After graduating undergrad, Williams joined the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard in 1952 and fought in the Korean War. During his six years of services as a fighter pilot, he simultaneously...

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Carl M. Williams Symposium/Speaker Series

Williams was born in 1928 to a ranching family in Douglas, Wyoming. After graduating undergrad, Williams joined the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard in 1952 and fought in the Korean War. During his six years of services as a fighter pilot, he simultaneously...

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CARROLL O. "SCHOONY" SCHOONOVER SCHOLARSHIP

C. O. Schoonover served as an extension animal scientist at the University of Wyoming from 1954 until he retired in 1980. His connection to both the university and the state was a long and distinguished one. Schoony was a native of Buffalo, Wyoming. He obtained his...

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CHARLES P. SELTENRICH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Woodwind Instructor & Marching Band Director- UW Charles family arrived in Wyoming in the fall of 1950. Charles was the only woodwind instructor at the university. There were two on the faculty for piano, one for brass, one for strings and one for vocal. Charles...

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CHS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The CHS Foundation awards scholarships to students who have completed or are enrolled in cooperative principles course work. These scholarships are established at the land-grant universities in their 13-state trade area to promote cooperative education at the...

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Clarence A. Brimmer Scholars Program

Clarence A. Brimmer was renowned among lawyers in Wyoming both for his knowledge of the law and his insistence on fairness. President Gerald Ford appointed Brimmer to the federal bench in 1975, following Brimmer’s service as Wyoming’s U.S. attorney and state attorney...

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Clyde E. and Jerrine N. Stewart Family Student Enrichment Fund

The Donor makes this gift in memory of her late parents who were committed and passionate about their community. This gift is meant to keep their legacy of service alive by helping students engage with their communities.

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DAISY M. WALTERS

Daisy M. Walters, a South Dakota native, graduated from the University of South Dakota, and later taught home economics in high schools in South Dakota and Iowa. She and her husband George moved to Laramie in 1953 where they owned and operated the Walters Men’s...