Hathaway Scholarships

Created and funded by the state of Wyoming, Hathaway Scholarships are for recent high school graduates. They are merit- and need-based and may be used at the University of Wyoming or any community college within the state. Students may receive up to $1,600 per semester!

In order to qualify for a Hathaway Scholarship, a student must:

  • Demonstrate Wyoming residency as determined by the eligible institution.
  • Successfully complete the success curriculum and be accepted for admission by the eligible institution.
  • Apply for the Hathaway Scholarship prior to the start of the semester you wish to initiate the scholarship.
High school students must:
  • Have graduated from an eligible high school.
  • Satisfy current state curriculum requirements and the success curriculum requirements.
  • Meet the minimum cumulative high school GPA requirements and ACT or WorkKeys® requirements.
  • Have graduated after April 1, 2006.
GED students must:
  • Have received the GED while residing in Wyoming and,
  • Have attended an eligible high school prior to receipt of the GED; and,
  • Have taken the GED after April 1, 2006.
  • Meet the minimum GED score requirements and ACT or WorkKeys® requirements.
Home-schooled students must:
  • Have submitted curriculum to the local board of trustees each year through grade 12 or graduation to demonstrate the home-school program complies with the requirements of a basic academic educational program; and,
  • Satisfy the same curriculum as high school graduates, including the success curriculum requirements.
  • Meet the minimum ACT or WorkKeys® requirements.

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a resident of Wyoming or eligible nonresident. Resident tuition classification decisions are made by the Office of Admissions and Office of the Registrar..
  • Must be a 2006 high school graduate or beyond.
  • Must apply for award and enroll at LCCC within four years of high school graduation.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Must not be in default on a federal Title IV education loan.
  • Must not owe any refunds on a federal Title IV student aid program.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony in Wyoming or another jurisdiction (Exceptions may be granted by the Wyoming Dept. of Education).
  • Must not be incarcerated.

Student Definitions

Home Schooled Students
Award levels for home schooled students are based on ACT scores and the completion of success curriculum requirements.  These students must also meet all other eligibility requirements as listed here.
 
GED Students
GED students are those who attended a Wyoming high school, but did not graduate, instead completing the GED. For Hathaway eligibility you must meet this description and your equivalent high school class must also have graduated after April 1, 2006.
 
Part Time Students
Part-time students must currently be taking 6-11 credit hours per semester. These students receive their eligible award in an amount proportionate to the hours they are taking. For example, a part-time student who qualifies for an Opportunity level scholarship, taking 6 credit hours will receive $420 (=$840 X (hours taken/12)). All other eligibility requirements remain the same for part-time students.

Application Process and Timeline 

Applying to use your Hathaway Scholarship at LCCC is easy! Follow this process and timeline:
High School Students | Home-Schooled Students | GED Students

 High School Students

  1. Apply for admission to LCCC in your senior year of high school and supply a current copy of your high school transcript and ACT score.
  2. At this time, the LCCC Scholarship & Financial Aid Office will contact you with your provisional scholarship award. Your provisional award will include instructions for completing the Hathaway Scholarship Program Application.
  3. Complete your Hathaway Scholarship file by submitting your final official high school transcript upon graduation and provide any new ACT test scores you have.
  4. The LCCC Scholarship & Financial Aid Office will inform you of your final Hathaway Scholarship award upon receipt of your Hathaway Scholarship Program Application, final official high school transcript and final ACT score. All documentation must be received prior to the first day of the semester in which you wish to initiate the Hathaway Scholarship.  

 Home-Schooled Students

  1. Apply for admission to LCCC in your senior year of high school and supply a copy of your ACT score.
  2. At this time, the LCCC Scholarship & Financial Aid Office will contact you with your provisional scholarship award. Your provisional award will include instructions for completing the Hathaway Scholarship Program Application.
  3. Complete your Hathaway Scholarship file by submitting an LCCC Home-School Student Transcript Form and provide any new ACT test scores you have.
  4. The LCCC Scholarship & Financial Aid Office will inform you of your final Hathaway Scholarship award upon receipt of your Hathaway Scholarship Application, final LCCC Home-School Student Transcript Form and final ACT score. All documentation must be received prior to the first day of the semester in which you wish to initiate the Hathaway Scholarship.

 GED Students

  1. Apply for admission to LCCC and supply an official high school transcript showing attendance at a Wyoming high school, your official GED scores and your current ACT score.
  2. At this time, the LCCC Scholarship & Financial Aid Office will contact you with your provisional scholarship award. Your provisional award will include instructions for completing the Hathaway Scholarship Program Application.
  3. Complete your Hathaway Scholarship file by submitting all requested documents and provide any new ACT test scores you have.
  4. The LCCC Scholarship & Financial Aid Office will inform you of your final Hathaway Scholarship award upon receipt of your Hathaway Scholarship Program Application, official GED scores, high school transcript showing attendance at a Wyoming high school and final ACT score. All documentation must be received prior to the first day of the semester in which you wish to initiate the Hathaway Scholarship.