John P. Ellbogen Foundation | Doing Good for WyomingThe Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship is funded by the John P. Ellbogen Foundation with resources targeted at adult students to help dismantle the economic and social barriers that face adults and returning students who identify postsecondary education as a reconnection pathway to achieve better outcomes in their education and employment.

Award Amounts

Maximum Award

Eligible Eastern Wyoming College programs include:

Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship Requirements

How to apply:

  1. Complete EWC Application for Admission
  2. Students must complete the FAFSA  each year
  3. Complete the EWC Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship form, indicating your program of interest.

ALL STEPS MUST BE COMPLETE PRIOR TO THE START OF CLASSES OF THE TERM FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING.

Please note: All applications received after October 1, 2021 will be considered for Spring. Information regarding your eligibility will be available after October 1.

Maintaining Eligibility:

About Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship:

John P. Ellbogen Foundation | Doing Good for WyomingThe John P. Ellbogen Foundation has long supported education initiatives that meet the comprehensive needs of students, and equip them to build a life of personal well-being that leads to responsible, engaged citizens who contribute to Wyoming’s economy, raise healthy and strong families, and participate in civic and service community life. After a year of the pandemic, the foundation is ready to invest in Wyoming Community College partners to help dismantle the economic and social barriers that face adults and returning students who identify postsecondary education as a reconnection pathway to achieve better outcomes in their education and employment. The foundation has provided funding to Eastern Wyoming College to increase the number of new adult and returning adult students in Wyoming who attend a Wyoming Community College, increase the number of adults in Wyoming with a valuable post-secondary credential, and advance the self-sufficiency, well-being and economic and civic contributions of the Wyoming workforce.