Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship

Award for up to $1,500 per semester!

NEW! The Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship can help you pay for college!

Western Wyoming Community College has been selected by the John P. Ellbogen Foundation board of directors to support adult learners with the newly created Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship: All Students Successful. Scholarships Award amounts vary, up to $1,500 per semester and may be awarded for up to a maximum of two academic years. For full details on this scholarship opportunity, visit the John P. Ellbogen Foundation page. Below is a summary.

Eligibility Requirements*:

  • Must enroll in courses starting in the Fall of 2021
  • Must be 24 years of age or older
  • Must have demonstrated Wyoming residency for no less than three years, immediately preceding the application
  • Must have completed a FAFSA for the academic year attending and have an unmet financial need
  • Must maintain satisfactory academic progress in the program of a cumulative 2.5 GPA

*Preference will also be given to those who have not already earned an associate or higher degree. This is a last in scholarship.

There are 3 Steps to apply for the Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship:

  1. Apply for Admission to Western
  2. File and complete the FAFSA
  3. Complete the Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship application


Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship approved programs at Western:

Name  Degree Certificate Single Course
Automotive & Alternate Fuels X X  
Business Administration X    
Business Information Systems X X  
Business Management, Associate of Applied Science X    
Business Management, Bachelor of Applied Science X    
Commercial Driver's License     X
Diesel &Heavy Equipment X X  
Electrical & Instrumentation X X  
Nursing X    
Plant Operations X X  
Welding Technology X X  


Request More Information

Contact the Financial Aid Department in Mustang Central at 307-382-1677 or at our financialaid@westernwyoming.edu.