Casper Rotary Foundation Scholarship for the University of Wyoming - Casper

Scholarship support to full-time non-traditional students attending the University of Wyoming at Casper.

To be eligible for this scholarship, the recipient must be:

  1. a non-traditional student (examples of non-traditional status include, but are not limited to, having had at least a one-year break from attending high school or an institution of higher education; at least 25 years of age; veteran or active duty military; married; responsible for dependents; or single parent);
  2. a degree-seeking student enrolled at the University of Wyoming at Casper;
  3. and, enrolled full-time (requiring not less than 12 credit hours per semester).

The scholarship may be used for tuition, books, and/or room and board at the institution. Annual awards will be paid in equal halves over two semesters ($750 per successive semester); the second half of the award will only be given if the student remains in “good standing” and also meets the above criteria.

Recipients must make a brief presentation (+/- five minutes) to at least one of the Casper Rotary Clubs regarding their award, school trajectory, career goals, etc. Completion of application is required.

Scholarships and Financial Aid , UW Casper
Supplemental Questions
  1. How do you consider yourself a non-traditional student? (answer all questions)
    • 1. Are you 25+ years old?
    • 2. Are you a child of deceased parents?
    • 3. Are you a ward/dependent of the court?
    • 4. Are you a US Armed Forces Veteran?
    • 5. Are you married?
    • 6. Are you responsible for dependents?
    • 7. Are you working on a Masters or Doctoral degree?
  2. Tell us about yourself, by thoroughly answering the following questions:
    • Describe your short term and long term academic and career goals and your plans to achieve them. Talk about your major - why you chose it and what you hope to achieve.
    • Discuss your financial situation. Tell us what impact a scholarship would have on your education. Additionally, please discuss any special person or family circumstances affecting your need for financial assistance (e.g., excessive medical bills, job loss, several siblings in college, etc.)
    • Discuss your leadership abilities, extracurricular activities and volunteer or community service.
  3. Please enter the name and email address for one reference who has agreed to provide a letter of recommendation on your behalf. (Examples of suitable references include previous teachers/professors, employment managers, community members, UW-Casper faculty or staff, or others familiar with your work ethic, character, and/or academic performance.)