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    Path-Away Scholarship

    Offered by Wyoming Community Foundation

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 2, 2024
    Multiple awards worth

    $2,210 - $5,000

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a high school senior or a graduate of a high school in Albany County, Wyoming who plans on attending an out-of-state four-year university? If so, you may be eligible for the Path-Away Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship is awarded to high school seniors and graduates from Albany County, Wyoming who will be attending a four-year university outside the state of Wyoming. There are three types of awards given out, including the Honors award ($5,000/year), the Performance award ($3,320/year), and the Opportunity award ($2,210/year). Applicants’ eligibility for each award will be determined based on their high school curriculum, GPA, and ACT score. As a result, we recommend checking out the Hathaway Scholarship requirements to see which you may qualify for. To apply, interested students must submit two essays answering (1) what they would change about high school and (2) what social topic they wish to learn more about or take action on. If you’re an Albany County, WY high school senior or graduate wanting to attend a four-year college in another state, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Wyoming Community Foundation

    The Wyoming Community Foundation (WYCF), for over 30 years now, has connected people who care with causes that matter to build a better Wyoming. WYCF has granted more than $100 million to charitable causes while also providing a variety of supports to their nonprofit agency fund holders.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Minimum GPA

    2.5

    State

    Wyoming

    County

    Albany County

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must be (1) attending a high school in Albany County, Wyoming, (2) be planning to pursue a four-year degree outside the state of Wyoming, and (3) have received a minimum ACT score of 19.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Two 400-word essays

    Academic transcript

    ACT Score

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    Scholarship FAQ

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The Path-Away Scholarship winner will be announced: May 2024.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Wyoming Community Foundation at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the Path-Away Scholarship is renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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