Wyoming Student Loans And Financial Aid Programs
Wyoming has several private student loan and financial aid programs that can help you pay for college. If you're going to be attending college in Wyoming, you need to be looking to take advantage of these programs.
These programs are designed to help make college more affordable - so that you can get the education you need. These programs can include scholarships, grants, and student loans.
Don't forget that there are Federal student loan programs available as well. You can find out more on how to get a Federal student loan here.
There is also a specific order of operations to pay for college that we recommend students follow. These programs specific to the State of Wyoming can help you to avoid borrowing more money than you need to.
Wyoming Student Loan Programs
Wyoming doesn't have any unique student loan programs to help it's students pay for college. However, there are still Federal student loans available to students who attend college in Wyoming.
If you're just looking for private student loan options, we recommend:
- Credible - Like the Kayak of student loans, they help you shop around and compare options. Try Credible here.
- Commonbond - One of the best private student loan lenders. Try Commonbond here.
You can also check out our list of the best private loans here.
Wyoming Scholarship Programs
Wyoming has several scholarships available to students who want to attend college in Wyoming.
The State of Wyoming has established a generous scholarship program, in the name of former Wyoming Governor Stan Hathaway, that rewards eligible Wyoming students with scholarship money to attend the University of Wyoming or a Wyoming community college. The program provides merit- and need-based awards to eligible students.
Learn more about the Hathaway Scholarship.
Wyoming Scholars Program
The Wyoming Scholars program is an additional scholarship that provides funds in addition to the Hathaway Scholarship.
The maximum award amount is $1,000.
Learn more about the Wyoming Scholars Program.
Wyoming Grant Programs
Wyoming doesn't have any state-based grant programs available that we could find to help pay for college.
If you already have student loans and are looking for options as a Wyoming resident, check out our Wyoming Student Loan Forgiveness Program page. That page has all the different options available to Wyoming residents to potentially get some of your student loan debt forgiven.
You might also look at refinancing your student loans and saving money in interest while also potentially lowering your payment. Check out our guide on the Best Places To Refinance Your Student Loans.
Finally, check out the other student loan and financial aid programs by state.