Local Scholarships

YESLocal Scholarships are updated each January. Remember to log in to Google Docs if you would like to make a copy of the applications.  Go to FILE, MAKE A COPY to have your own copy to type into.  Be sure to type your application for the best chance at a scholarship.

**All Local Scholarships are Due to Erin in the Counseling Office by April 1st unless noted below.**
Scholarship Name Due Date Special Requirements Updated 2023?
A Class Act Cosmetology Scholarship  April 1st Attending a cosmetology program. YES 
American Legion Citizenship Award  April 1st  Preference is given to students with an affiliation with American Legion or the military.  YES
American Legion Claude Kelly Memorial Scholarship Fund  April 1st  Preference is given to students with an affiliation to American Legion or Boys or Girls State or the military.  YES
Anderson, David B., Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  Students planning to major in music must include a sampling of music performance YES 
Bert and Helen Kimball Scholarship  April 1st   YES 
 Boys and Girls Club Continuing Ed Scholarship  July 31 Must be a returning college student in good standing with the Club YES
 Brenda K. (Petersen) Hamilton Memorial Scholarship April 1st For a student attending Chadron State College. Preference will be given to a student active in their church and/or community.  Yes
Carolyn Ann Burnett and Jack and Anna Ward Scholarship  April 1st Short essay required. Scholarship criteria link. YES
Connie Igo Memorial, Boys and Girls of Douglas Scholarship
 April 1st
 Must have attended, volunteered at, or worked at the Boys & Girls Club.Read the intake form here YES
CC Bank Scholarship  April 1st 3.0+ GPA, short essay  YES 
CC Commissioners' Scholarship (Word form link)
 April 1st Due
Short Essay addressing an issue facing state or local government with a solution to the problem; it Does not have to be a current graduate open to non-traditional students as well. General Scholarship information.  YES
 CC Farm Bureau Scholarship  ***You mail, must be received by April 1st!***  Child of CCFB Member- Come to the Counseling Office for Updated Scholarship Application YES
Converse County Homemakers' Scholarship
 Info Coming Soon!  Anyone can apply Yes 
Converse County Hospital Foundation
April 1st
 For students entering the healthcare field  Yes
Converse County Bar Association Scholarship

 April 15 Graduating Seniors attending school in Converse County. Preference will be given to applicants intending to pursue a career in the field of Law and remain in Wyoming.  Yes
CC Liquor Dealers' Association  April 1st Need-based  YES
CC Rancher's Memorial Fund Scholarship  April 1st  The family must be actively farming or ranching in Converse County YES 
CCSD #1 Scholarship Trust Fund  April 1st  Short essay about a life-changing event YES
Dave Chitty Memorial Scholarship (D.E.A.)  April 1st  Majoring in Education AND parent is a member of the Douglas Education Association YES
Douglas Community Club Foundation Scholarship
 April 15
Turn into Darci Scott ( Address in application)
 College or Trade School Yes 
DHS Counseling Scholarship  April 1st  Short Essay YES
 Dilts Memorial Scholarship   April 1st   For students attending UW  
 Engdahl Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  
Jamie Rupp,MD Memorial Scholarship  April 1st For a student going into a math or science field, and loves to travel or has a desire to travel YES
Douglas Kiwanis Scholarship - Shaw  April 1st    YES
Douglas Kiwanis Scholarship - Tony Funk & Gene L. Payne, Sr. Memorial  April 1st For a student who is employed, must include a reference from employer   YES
Douglas Rotary Club - William G. Spencer/Fr. Jim Wolfkiel Memorial Scholars
 April 1st
Essay on the Four-Way Test  YES

Douglas Sorority Scholarship  April 1st Personal Statement  YES 
Douglas Volunteer Firefighters' Scholarship  April 1st  2.5+ GPA YES 
Dr. Pol William Holt Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  Majoring in Education  YES
 Equality Scholarship sponsored by the Douglas Baha'i Community   April 1st  Any student attending post-secondary education or training (examples of training include cosmetology, lineman's school, trade school...). YES
First United Methodist Church Scholarship  April 1st Preference given to a student active in the FUMC Church  YES 
 Ft. Fetterman Sportsman Association Scholarship  ***You mail or email, must be received by April 1st!***  Write a short essay YES
George Etchemendy Rural Firefighters Scholarship  **You mail, must be received by April 1st!** For dependents of rural firefighters that belong to the CCRF Association  YES
H-Spear Welding and Fabrication Scholarship
 April 1st  For students going to college or trade school. Preference to welding or nursing students. YES 
April 1st 3.0+ GPA. Student's community service is the main focus. YES 
Kindness Scholarship  April 1st  Must be recommended by someone else YES
Knight Kruiser's Car Club Scholarship  April 1st Preference to Automotive  
Mary Katherine Collins Scholarship  April 1st For a student from a single-parent family   
McDonald's Cares Scholarship  April 1st Personal Statement   
MHCC Employee Engagement Committee Scholarship  April 1st  For an employee, spouse of an employee, or child of an employee at MHCC. Application information link.  Yes
Mike Vigil "Perseverance" Scholarship April 1st Must write an autobiography. May require an interview. Read Mike Vigil's testimony here. YES
Moose Lodge #602 Community Service Scholarship  April 1st  2.8+ GPA, to a student active in the community YES 
 Moose Lodge #602
George Emery Memorial Scholarship
 April 1st  Students going into a trade school or program. Do not need to have a parent that is a member of the Moose Lodge.  YES
Moose Lodge #602 Scholarship  April 1st  3.0+ GPA, family involvement with the Moose Lodge YES
Noel's Giving Scholarship You Mail. Must be postmarked by April 15th. Any student attending post-secondary education or training (examples of training include cosmetology, lineman's school, and trade school...). YES
 Physical Education Scholarship  April 1st  A student majoring in Physical Education or Outdoor Education. A minimum of 4 semesters of PE during high school is requested. Yes 
Science and Health Scholarship  April 1st   YES
Shane Shatto Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  For students active in sports, a short essay  YES
Shelby Brooks Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  For students active in at least two sports  Yes
Student Council Scholarship  April 1st  For students active in Student Council YES
Super 8/Motel 6 Scholarship  April 1st  
Vera Darlington Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  Pursuing a Degree in Music YES
The Mary Cross Memorial Scholarship - Zonta Club of Converse County  April 1st  For female students
Rocky Mountain Wash  **Must be received by April 1st, you mail or email!**  Write a Short Essay YES
Ed & Bessie Hiser Memorial Scholarship  **Must be received by April 15th, you mail!** Can be used at a college, university, or trade school of your choice. YES
James & Dorothy Willox Trade School Scholarship Reviewed Quarterly, Rolling Acceptance  For students going to college or trade school
 Kenny Simonton Music Scholarship  April 1st  For students with a major or minor in music.
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