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The Board of County Commissioners is offering three (3) $1,000 scholarships ($500 per semester) available to all 2021 Sheridan County high school graduates for use at the University of WY or a WY Community College.  The following information is required by each Applicant. This information can also be found at

①   A letter of application and introduction.  Each Applicant must include:

  1. College you plan to attend and your anticipated major
  2. Last four (4) digits of Social Security Number: XXX-XX-1234
  3. Telephone number
  4. Email address
  5. Mailing address 
  6. Awards received from school or outside organizations
  7. List participation in school activities or outside organizations
  8. How you have contributed toward saving for college expenses 

②   A sealed, official fall 2020 transcript showing a GPA of 2.5 or better and an ACT score which will be weighted equally.  If you have taken college courses, please include that transcript as well.

③   A letter of recommendation (Example: Teacher, Coach, Employer; this should not be from a relative).

The application deadline is Friday, April 16, 2021 @ 5pm.  Please address your application to:

The Board of County Commissioners Scholarship Application

224 S. Main Street, Suite B1

Sheridan, WY 82801

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.  The Sheridan County Commissioners will announce their selections at the board meeting on May 18, 2021.