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Wyoming Works

Wyoming Works is a state program that provides grants for Wyoming residents and funding for Wyoming community colleges in select technical programs that meet labor and economic development needs. Space and grant funding is limited.

  • Wyoming Works Standard Grant will be up to $1680 per academic year.
  • Wyoming Works Critical Grant will be up to $3360 per academic year.

A student's grant amount will be limited to their remaining financial need after all other grants and scholarships are considered.

Wyoming Works Application

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must complete an annual FAFSA, be eligible for federal student aid, and demonstrate financial need.
  • Must be a US citizen or a permanent US resident who meets the definition of an eligible non-citizen under federal financial aid requirements.
  • Must be a Wyoming resident.
  • Must be not receiving the Hathaway Scholarship.
  • As required, must be registered with the selective service.
  • Must maintain satisfactory academic progress.
  • Must be a new program participant starting Fall 2019 or later.
  • Must be enrolled in one of the eligible programs:
    Eligible Credit Programs
    Aeronautics, AAS
    Agriculture - Farm and Ranch Management, AAS
    Agriculture - Production, AAS
    Agriculture - Production, Certificate
    Archaeological Technician, AS
    Archaeological Technician, Certificate
    Business, AAS
    Coach - Head, Certificate
    Computer Science, AS
    Criminal Justice, AAS
    Criminal Justice, Certificate
    Drafting Technology, AAS
    Drafting Technology, Certificate
    Electrical Apprenticeship, AAS Technical Studies
    Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Advanced
    Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic
    Equine Business Management, AAS
    Equine Care & Basic Riding, Certificate
    Equine Riding, AAS
    Equine Riding, Certificate
    Equine Training, AAS
    Equine Training, Certificate
    Graphic Design, AA
    Graphic Design, AAS
    Medical Assistant Certificate (CMA)
    Music Technology, AAS
    Nursing Assistant, Certificate (CNA)
    Nursing: Practical Nurse, Certificate (LPN)
    Outdoor Recreation Leadership, AAS
    Phlebotomy AMT, Certificate
    Photographic Communications, AAS
    Robotics Technology, Certificate
    Veterinary Assistant, AAS
    Welding - Advanced, Certificate
    Welding - Gas Metal Arc Welding, Certificate
    Welding - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Certificate
    Welding Technology, AAS
    Welding Technology, Certificate
    Eligible Non-Credit Programs
    Certified Nursing Assistant II (CNA II)
    Cybersecurity
    Heavy Equipment
    HVAC I
    HVAC II
    HVAC III
    HVAC IV
    Plumbing I
    Plumbing II
    Plumbing III
    Plumbing IV
    Surgical Tech I
    Surgical Tech II
    WITS Personal Training
  • Must maintain continuous enrollment in an eligible program.
  • A student may transfer from one approved program to another while maintaining continuous enrollment at NWC, or transfer to another Wyoming community college and enroll in an approved program at the transfer institution immediately after transfer.
  • A student may be eligible for this grant for no more than three academic years.