College Scholarships For Those Living in Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming

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Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming Scholarships for College

Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming are rich in outdoor recreation, wide open landscapes, and history. Though large cities are few and far between, there are some wonderful colleges and universities. This list might include the life-changing opportunity you’re looking for.

The Allen and Dorothy Bell Dickey Scholarships

Awards $5,000 and $2,500

Description: For Weston County high schools and GED recipients of Weston County that wish to attend a Wyoming community college of the University of Wyoming.  Must demonstrate financial need. Minimum GPA 2.5

Deadline: February 1st

For more information or to apply for that scholarship click here.

The Colorado State Fair Fiesta Pageant Scholarships

Awards five scholarships tiered as follows: $3,000, $1,800, $1,600, $1,300 and $300

Description: For Hispanic Fiesta Pageant winners. Contestants must be unmarried female residents of Colorado between the ages of 18 and 22 who are enrolled in a college or university in Colorado. Minimum GPA 3.0

Deadline: Varies

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The Ellis and Nellie Patch Scholarship

Awards $3,000 (two awards)

Description: For students with ties to Johnson County, WY (e.g. legal resident of Johnson County, graduate of Buffalo or Kaycee High School, or a recipient of a GED certificate from a Johnson County, WY educational institute)  Minimum GPA 2.0

Deadline: February 15th

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Gorgene Hager Scholarship

Awards $5,000

Description: For graduates of Converse County high schools or GED recipients of Converse County, Wyoming. Must demonstrate financial need.  Minimum GPA 2.5

Deadline: February 15th

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The Horatio Alger Montana Scholarship Program

Awards up to $15,000 over 4 years.

Description: For Montana high school students who demonstrate integrity, perseverance, and initiative in overcoming adversity. Must also demonstrate critical financial need, community and public service, and academic achievement.

Deadline: March 15th

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The Jane Buttrey Memorial Scholarship

Awards $2,000 (multiple awards)

Description: For upper-division humanities and social sciences majors at The University of Montana, Missoula.

Deadline: April 1st

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Kenneth and Carrie Carns Nursing Scholarship

Awards $3,000

Description: For graduating seniors, or students already enrolled in college who are Wyoming residents pursuing a degree in Nursing from a Wyoming community college or the University of Wyoming. Must demonstrate financial need. Minimum GPA 3.0

Deadline: March 1st

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Mabel C. Sargent Scholarships

Awards $5,000 (six awards)

Description: For junior and senior nursing students of the University of Wyoming who are  enrolled in a program leading to the BSN degree. Minimum GPA 3.0

Deadline: March 1st

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Melinda Jean Tillet Memorial Scholarship

Awards $4,000

Description: For students of Lovell High School in Wyoming who have demonstrated an interest in the fields of business or science.

Deadline: March 1st

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Partner Colorado Credit Union Scholarships

Awards $1,000 (multiple renewable awards.)

Description: For permanent residents of Colorado ages 17 – 40 who plan to live in Colorado while attending school. Must carry a minimum course load of 9 credit hours.

Deadline: March 31st

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The Path Away Scholarship

Awards vary (Between $5,000 and $2,210 – Multiple awards)

Description: For graduating seniors of a high school in Albany County, Wyoming who wish to leave the state of Wyoming. (GPA requirements vary according to awards.)

Deadline: February 15th

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The Pinnacol Foundation Scholarships

Awards $4,700 average award. (Awards vary. Scholarship is renewable.)

Description: For children, adopted children, stepchildren or full dependents of a worker who was injured or killed in a compensable work-related accident during the course and scope of employment with a Colorado-based employer, and was entitled to receive benefits under the Colorado Workers’ Compensation Act. Age limits 16 – 25. Must be a high school senior, have a high school diploma, or a GED. Minimum GPA 2.0

Deadline: February 15th

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Robert and Cathy Spicer Family Scholarships

Awards $3,500

Description: For Sweetwater County, Wyoming high school students. (This excludes alternative schools.) Minimum GPA 3.0

Deadline: February 15th

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S-STEM Scholarship for Science and Math

Awards vary. Multiple Awards.

Description: For incoming Montana freshmen who are enrolling in Montana Universities, are from Montana and are planning to complete degrees in postsecondary fields related to science, technology, engineering, mathematics and healthcare.

Deadline: March 1st

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Stephen T. Marchello Scholarship

Award Varies

Description: For current year high school graduates who have had childhood cancer and are residents of Colorado and Montana.

Deadline: March 15th

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The University of Colorado at Boulder First Generation Grant

Awards $1,000 (renewable up to 10 semesters)

Description: For undergraduate Colorado residents who have financial need and whose parent(s) do not have any education or technical training beyond high school (certificate programs, real estate certification, technical training, vocational training, and corporate training programs are considered education beyond high school).

Deadline: Varies

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