Application Procedures for Admission and Financial Aid

Thank you for your interest in Eastern Wyoming College! In order to consider you for all possible aid, please select the correct student classification below and follow the directions provided.  Students must have an  Application for Admission on file in order for the Financial Aid Office to process any aid. Please complete this process at least six weeks prior to your enrollment to ensure funds are available to pay your education expenses. For the most funding opportunities, apply each year by the priority application date, March 15.

EWC’s federal school code is: 003929

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Entering EWC Freshman (first time enrolling in a college)

  • Complete the EWC Application for Admission (even if you are a part-time student).
  • Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), listing EWC’s Federal School Code (003929). The FAFSA is also available in Spanish.
  • Submit an official high school or GED transcript to EWC. If you are currently a high school senior, please submit a current transcript and then a final official transcript upon graduation.

Transfer Student (attended any other college prior to enrollment at EWC)

  • Complete the EWC Application for Admission (even if you are a part-time student).
  • Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), listing EWC’s Federal School Code (003929). The FAFSA is also available in Spanish.
  • Please be aware that financial aid does not “automatically” transfer from one school to another and that aid you received at one school can impact your annual eligibility at another. Contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions.
  • Submit official  transcripts to EWC from all colleges previously attended.
  • Submit an official high school or GED transcript to EWC.

Continuing Student (has completed at least one semester at EWC)

Veteran Student (or dependent of Veteran)

  • EWC is approved for attendance by those who are eligible for educational benefits provided by the Veterans Administration. Veterans wishing to use their education benefits should contact the VA Certifying Office at 307.532.8334 for additional information.
  • The State of Wyoming passed legislation to assist veterans and dependents of deceased veterans with tuition and fees at any eligible Wyoming College. Find the appropriate application here.
  • Veterans are eligible for other financial aid in addition to VA benefits and should apply for federal aid and scholarships via the processes listed on this page.

National Guard Student

  • Subject to available state funds, current members of the Wyoming National Guard may be eligible to have full in-state tuition and fees paid. Apply here. Contact the VA Certifying Office at 307.532.8334 for additional information.

2014-2015 scholarship opportunity: Wyoming National Guard Association Scholarship Application

Scholarships

  • To apply for Institutional Scholarships and Foundation Awards, please complete EWC’s Application for Admission and submit an official high school or GED transcript to EWC. Because some scholarships require the submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), it is highly recommended that you complete  one each year. Most scholarships are awarded according to having the Application for Admission and high school transcripts on file by the priority deadline, March 15 of each year. Other scholarships are available by submitting an separate application. Click here for more scholarship information.
  • To apply for the Hathaway Scholarship, please complete EWC’s Application for Admission and a Hathaway Scholarship Application. Your high school must submit your final official high school transcript upon graduation through the Wyoming Transcript Center and provide any new ACT or Work Keys scores and submit an official high school or GED transcript to EWC.  For more info on the Hathaway Scholarship Program, click here.
  • To apply for EWC Activity Grants, please contact the appropriate activity sponsor or coach.
  • Returning students must complete the Continuing Student Scholarship Application to be considered for aid their second (or third) year of school.

Summer Aid

All summer students seeking scholarships or federal financial aid must complete a Summer Aid Application. Availability of summer scholarships is based on funding available. Federal aid for summer is based on amount of annual Pell and loan already used for the academic year in comparison with annual limits. Graduating high school seniors CAN get federal aid for the summer semester, but must submit the current year’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit a final, official high school transcript. A separate award package is created for the summer semester.

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