Wyoming's Tomorrow

The Kickstart Wyoming’s Tomorrow Scholarship application is closed.

No further applicants will be accepted at this time.


Victory Is Within Reach! 

There has never been a better time to come back to college. If you are 24 years of age or older and wanting to start college or finish the degree you started, you can receive up to $7,200 to put toward tuition.

The Kickstart Wyoming's Tomorrow and Wyoming's Tomorrow Scholarship programs were created by the Wyoming State Legislature under State Statute WS 21-16-19.

Kickstart Wyoming’s Tomorrow is a new state-funded scholarship program for adults enrolling at one of Wyoming’s eight community colleges, or the University of Wyoming, to pursue a degree or certificate. You can receive up to $1,800 per semester if enrolled in 12 credit hours or more, for up to four full-time academic terms.

You are eligible if:

  • You’ve been a Wyoming resident for no less than one year immediately preceding application or not less than a total of three years at any time before application;
  • You’re 24 years of age or older when you begin school;
  • You’ve completed and filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the academic year for which you are applying for a scholarship and have unmet financial need;
  • You agree to register with the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services by completing a new account registration at wyomingatwork.com.

State statute requires recipients of this scholarship to register with the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services by completing a new account registration at wyomingatwork.com. By registering, you will have access to information and career resources designed specifically for Wyoming residents' needs, and to help you prepare for your job search, see jobs available in Wyoming and connect with employers looking to hire. You will be asked by a financial aid advisor to sign a form stating you have registered along with the Kickstart Wyoming’s Tomorrow Scholarship application.

Information you provide in registering at wyomingatwork.com will be used to track the performance of the scholarship program. No information will be released by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services that identify an individual in any way. Please read our privacy policy for further information.

You may not be eligible if:

  • You are currently receiving a scholarship under the Hathaway Scholarship program;
  • Are not a United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who meets the definition of an eligible noncitizen under federal Title IV requirements or requirements of a subsequent similar federal enactment; 
  • 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 through the state; 
  • Are incarcerated; or 
  • Previously received a scholarship under this scholarship program of four full-time academic terms or a total of $7,200 in scholarships for unmet financial need.

Funding is limited, apply today!

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