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Other Scholarships

Your NWC scholarships are just the beginning of scholarship opportunities available to you, if you're willing to pursue them.

 

Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Use the Internet

    There are literally millions of scholarship opportunities on the Web. Let's say you declare photography as your major: search for "Photography Scholarships" or "Photo Scholarships in Wyoming."
  • Think of companies that are linked to your major

    In the photography industry, for example, search out manufacturers of cameras, lenses, paper, chemicals used to develop film, graphic-arts dedicated software, etc. Search their websites for "Scholarships."
  • Use your uniqueness

    You'll find scholarships for left-handed students, students with certain hair color, nationality, ethnicity, etc. Don't forget about clubs and organizations where your parents and/or grandparents may be members.
  • Prepare a Personal Essay or College Goal Statement

    This allows scholarship grantors (donors) a glimpse of who you really are and why college is important to you. Again, use the Web. Search for "Personal Essay Examples" or "College Goal Statement Examples."

  • Beware of scholarship scams

    If a company or organization requests a payment before you're eligible, consider looking elsewhere. If you run across an organization like this, contact Jennifer Anderson. She'll look into it for you.
  • Lastly, think of applying for scholarships as a job

    If you spend one hour applying for scholarships and receive $1,000, that's $1,000 an hour!

 

 

Contact

Jennifer Anderson
Scholarship Technician

Office: ORB104
Phone: 307.754.6040

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