Our community also offers a number of scholarships outside of the Teton County Scholarship Program. To apply, you’ll need to contact these organizations directly, or follow the instructions they’ve provided below. Please check back often, as this list changes throughout the year.
Eileen M. Hunter Scholarship: This scholarship is available to all students. Applications may be made online between February 1, 2021 and April 1, 2021.
Jackson Council of Catholic Women Scholarship: The Jackson Council of Catholic Women awards a scholarship to a young woman who is a member of Our Lady of the Mountains Parish and who has received the Sacrament of Confirmation. This student must be planning to attend a two or four-year college, a technical school, or a religious community during the next school year. Applicants should provide a two page personal statement including, but not limited to: Something you’d like others to know about you; someone who has influenced your life; and what your Catholic faith means to you. Be sure to include your name, address, phone number, and email on your personal statement. Applications may be dropped off at the Our Lady of the Mountains parish office (201 South Jackson Street Jackson, WY 83001) between November 16th, 2020 and February 12th, 2021.
Teton County Education Association Scholarship: Are you interested in teaching as a career? The Teton County Education Association provides scholarships to students interested in teaching or closely related fields. To apply: Step 1) Write one sentence describing why you are interested in becoming a teacher; 2) Write another sentence describing what kind of teaching you’d like to do; 3) Provide a copy of an essay that you wrote for class or for another scholarship (be sure to include the prompt you were given); 4) send your essay and your two sentences to Mr. Jeff Stines at Jackson Hole High School. You can drop them off at JHHS room 1509, or email them to jstines(at)tcsd.org. Applications are due March 1, 2021.
Atlas Scholars Business and Finance Scholarship: The Atlas Scholars Program creates equitable college and career opportunities for students by providing them with four-year college scholarships and internships in the finance community. An Atlas Scholar demonstrates exceptional merit and an interest in a career in finance. The program helps students achieve college and career goals by providing four years of financial support and career mentorship including:
- up to $20,000 in financial aid for college tuition and other educational expenses, each year that the scholar is in good standing with the institution and Atlas Scholars Program
- a best-in-class, paid, full-time summer internship program at financial institutions where scholars develop the professional knowledge and network to enter a career in business
- general professional development training to equip scholars to be successful in the 21st century workplace environment
- membership in a community of current Atlas Scholars and alumni
To qualify, students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, must be attending a four-year college or university, and must be planning on a major in finance or a related field.
Applications are due April 2. Apply at: https://chicagoscholars.tfaforms.net/f/atlas