Wyoming Works

Want To Learn a New Skill That Pays? 

Are you a returning adult? Wyoming Works program can help you pay for college!

Wyoming Works provides programs and resources for adult students to learn a skill and secure employment. The program makes available individual grants for students enrolling in approved programs.

Western Wyoming Community College offers degrees and certificate programs supported by a grant program through the state of Wyoming. Wyoming Works (WW) grants can help you pay for training that leads to a great job. Award amounts vary, up to $3360 per calendar year. For full details of this state funded program, visit the legislation page. Below is a summary.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must complete the FAFSA form, demonstrating financial need.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be a Wyoming resident.
  • As required, must be registered in an approved program.
  • Must maintain satisfactory academic progress in the program.

 You are not eligible if:

  • You are currently receiving or eligible to receive the Hathaway scholarship.
  • You are currently in default on a federal Title IV education loan.
  • You owe a refund under a federal Title IV student financial aid program or a subsequently enacted similar federal student financial aid program, or a student financial aid program administered

There are 3 Steps to apply for Wyoming Works:

  1. Apply for Admission to Western
  2. File and complete the FAFSA 
  3. Complete the Wyoming Works Grant application

Wyoming Works approved programs at Western:

Name  Degree Certificate Single Course
Accounting   X  
Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians (when available)     X
Automotive Technology X X  
Basic Emergency Medical Technicians (when available)     X
Business Management X    
Certified Nursing Assistant     X
Commercial Driver's License     X
Computer Science X    
Computer Science Endorsement Preparation   X  
Criminal Justice X    
Diesel Technology X X  
Electrical Instrumentation Technology X X  
Electrical Apprenticeship   X  
Electrical Mine Maintenance   X  
Engineering X    
Exercise Science X    
Fitness Leadership   X  
Industrial Maintenance Technology X    
Industrial Maintenance Technology Mechanics, Hydraulics Option   X  
Industrial Maintenance Technology Mechanics, Welding Option   X  
Intermediate Emergency Medical Technicians (when available)     X
Maintenance Mechanic for Industry   X  
Phlebotomy Principles and Practice     X
Plant Operations X X  
Powerline Technology X X  
Power Plant Maintenance Mechanics   X  
Surface Maintenance Mechanics   X  
Welding Technology - Fabrication Shop X X  
Welding Technology - Industrial Plant X X  
Welding Technology - Mine Maintenance X X  


Request More Information

Contact the Financial Aid Department in Mustang Central at 307-382-1884 or at our email.

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