Cow-Belle scholarship available

The Albany County Cow-Belle Scholarship will be awarding three scholarships this year, according to a news release. Each scholarship will be in the amount of $1,000. Applicants must be an Albany County resident and plan on attending an accredited school of higher learning. One scholarship will be awarded to a relative of an Albany County Cow-Belle or an Albany County Cattlewoman. Application forms are available at www.wyaccw.com, Rock River School and the Albany County Extension Office. The deadline is March 1. Applications must be delivered in hard copy. Electronic applications will not be accepted. Call 760-0081 for more information.

Classes of 1968 offering memorial scholarships

Graduates of Laramie High School and University Prep School Class of 1968 established Memorial Scholarships to fund two $1,000 scholarships for the 2018 fall semester and two $1,000 scholarships for the 2019 spring semester. The scholarships are designed to provide funding for two individuals who have graduated from any Laramie high school in 2018 or earlier, who wish to attend a college, university or trade school in Wyoming, according to a release. Recent graduates, veterans, non-traditional and transfer students are encouraged to apply. The completed application must be postmarked or received via email on or before 4:30 p.m. Feb. 23. Email jeatencio816@gmail.com for questions or to obtain an application.

Scholarship applications available

The Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarship Committee is accepting applications from full-time students for scholarship awards for the 2018-2019 academic year at the University of Wyoming. The application deadline is March 1. Each applicant must be an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho tribe and be seeking a graduate degree, a bachelor’s degree or a certification to retain a current position. Undergraduates should have junior or senior class status at the time the scholarship is used. Previous recipients are required to reapply for continued support, according to a release. Application packets must be complete at the time of submission to the University of Wyoming. Applicants are asked to describe their involvement in American Indian activities and to explain how they plan to use their education to benefit the Northern Arapaho people. Applicants are expected to have been admitted to UW and, to apply for federal financial aid, should submit a 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Northern Arapaho Endowment scholarships cover tuition and mandatory fees, a book allowance, a subsistence allowance and, for those with legal dependents, a dependent’s allowance. Traditionally, five or six awards are given each year. Funding for the scholarships is provided by an endowment at UW created in 1987 by the Northern Arapaho tribe and the state. Applications are available by emailing dreed14@uwyo.edu or can be obtained from the following locations:

— Sky People Higher Education Program, P.O. Box 920, Fort Washakie, WY 82514.

— Native American Programs Office, Central Wyoming College, Riverton, WY 82501.

— UW Education Opportunity Center, 705 Fairgrounds Drive, Riverton, WY 82501.

— UW West Central Regional Center, 2660 Peck Ave., P.O. Box 58, Riverton, WY 82501.

Contact Debra Littlesun, UW Student Financial Aid associate director, at 766-2411 or email dreed14@uwyo.edu for more information about the application process.

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