PRIVATE: CROOK COUNTY COUNCIL OF COUNTY SERVICES ACADEMIC GRANT

Application Information

Purpose

The purpose of the CODY YOUTH COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP is to provide financial assistance to graduating seniors of Cody High School to further their education. The Selection Advisory Committee considers primarily the student’s financial need, along with the student’s character and potential for success, as demonstrated in the application and the credentials submitted in support thereof.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Geographic Requirements: Graduating seniors of Cody High School
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants should have at least a 2.7 cumulative GPA.
  • Financial Need: Financial need must be demonstrated through completion of the Financial Aid Affidavit on the last page of the application form.
  • Number and Duration of Awards: Two scholarships of at least $1,500 will be awarded each year.
  • Payment of Scholarship: The scholarship is made payable directly to the educational institution to be applied towards the student’s tuition and fees.
  • Other Awards: This scholarship may be accepted in addition to other awards, provided that the combined ammount does not exceed the full amount of tuition, books, fees, supplies and equipment required for courses at the educational institution.
Terms of the Award
  • A recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student throughout each term. Full-time summer school attendance may be counted as one of the terms if sufficient credits are earned.
  • If the student receives funds from the school due to non-completion of a term or not attending full-time, those funds are to be returned to the Wyoming Community Foundation. If the school requirements are not met, but there is no refund, the scholarship grant shall be forfeited for the next term.
  • It will be the responsibility of the student to obtain a copy of the grade report at the end of each term and mail it to the Wyoming Community Foundation. A 2.7 cumulative GPA must be maintained.
  • Names of recipients will be announced by April 30. Each candidate will receive an individual letter informing him/her of the status of the application.
Application Information

Application forms can be obtained from the guidance department at Cody High School and the Wyoming Community Foundation. Please be thorough and concise in your answers; your writing skills will help the Selection Advisory Community with its evaluation of your credentials and will be an indication of your potential for success in future training. In addition to the completed application, a transcript of credits is required. All forms must be fully completed and received by the Wyoming Community Foundation, 1472 N. 5th Street, Suite 201, Laramie, WY 82072, by February 1.

Late applications will not be considered.

WYCF Scholarship Application  (Microsoft Word .doc file)

Mission: To invest in the economic self-sufficiency of women and opportunities for girls in Wyoming.

Contact Us

Email: Rebekah@wycf.org or Alex@wycf.org
Phone: 307-721-8300
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Address: 1472 N. 5th Street, Suite 201 Laramie, WY 82072

 

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