Alumni Association - Honors Scholarship


Funding ($1,000 per semester) is for eight consecutive semesters, provided the recipient maintains a 3.0 cumulative grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester.

Recipients must be attending UW at the Laramie campus.

Awardee will also receive a life membership to the UWAA, a $600 value.

Applicants must:
- be a spring high school graduate
- be a Wyoming resident
- have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher
- obtain a minimum ACT composite score of 23 and/or minimum SAT composite score of 1130 (Optional for 2021-22 Academic Year)
- have at least one parent or guardian who is a paid active member of the UWAA
If parent or guardian is not a current member, membership options are available at:
- have submitted FAFSA information by close of scholarship application date

Note: This scholarship cannot be awarded to students receiving The UW Trustees’ Scholars Award or the Daniels Scholarship Program.

Alumni Association
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide the full name of your parent/guardian who is an active member of the UWAA.
    • UWAA Member Name
  2. Please provide your contact phone number:
  3. Essay Question: Maximum 3 paragraphs. Describe in essay form why you want to attend and study at the University of Wyoming (other than its beautiful geographical location and a love of outdoor activities). Include future goals, career interests, UW family history, first generation status, what you find unique about UW or any other information you consider pertinent to this application. Essay will be scored on mechanics, style and content and should be clearly written and well organized.
  4. List up to twenty (combined) extracurricular, community service or employment activities/positions you feel best represent yourself to the scholarship selection committee. Please note (Leadership) in parenthesis next to any activity/position where it applies. (Leadership is designated as not only holding a “position of leadership” but showing active leadership or mentoring by example within a group or activity). NOTE: This must be in LIST form or will not be reviewed or scored.
  5. Please attach an unofficial copy of your current transcript.
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