LAUREN P. MILLER SCHOLARSHIP

About this scholarship 

The purpose of the Lauren P. Miller Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to individuals who are participating in a Registered Apprenticeship Program with the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training.* Although individuals of all trades will be considered, special attention will be given to the automotive and construction trades e.g. carpentry, plumbing and electrical. 

*Employers who do not currently have a Registered Apprenticeship Program, should contact Michael Broad, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training at (307) 772-2448 for information on developing a program for your company. 

All trades will be considered, with special attention given to the automotive and construction trades. 

Employers who do not currently have a Registered Apprenticeship Program should contact Michael Broad, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training at (307) 772-2448 for information on developing a program for your company. 

Who is eligible? 

Any Wyoming resident 

What is the amount of the scholarship? 

$600 

What is the length of the scholarship? 

1 year 

Scholarship recipients may re-apply each year they are in a registered apprenticeship program 

Essay questions and additional materials: 

None: If you are eligible for this scholarship, you will only need to fill out the common questions on the application.

Access code to apply: miller21

The application process will open May 1st, 2021.

Deadline to apply: July 1st, 2021

Purpose

The purpose of the Lauren P. Miller Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to individuals who are participating in a Registered Apprenticeship Program with the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training.* Although individuals of all trades will be considered, special attention will be given to the automotive and construction trades e.g. carpentry, plumbing and electrical.

*Employers who do not currently have a Registered Apprenticeship Program, should contact Michael Broad, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training at (307) 772-2448 for information on developing a program for your company.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Geographic requirements: Applicants must be residents of Wyoming.
  • Number and Duration of Awards: At least 10 scholarships of $600 will be awarded each year. The number and amount of scholarships will vary in accordance to availability of funds.
  • Personal Requirements: As stipulated by the fund, “worthy candidates should be non-smokers and non-drinkers of alcoholic beverages who would be willing to sign a statement to that effect.”
  • Payment of Scholarship: The scholarship is made payable directly to the individual applicant. WYCF will not issue 1099 forms to award winners but it should be understood that all scholarship funds should be declared as income and may be taxed.
  • Other Awards: This scholarship may be accepted in addition to other awards.
Terms of the Award
  • The Wyoming Community Foundation has a 3-month probationary period. Apprentices who are cancelled from a Registered Apprenticeship Program during this time for any reason will be required to repay the scholarship amount in full to the Wyoming Community Foundation and will be ineligible for future Lauren P. Miller Scholarships.
  • Application deadline is July 1. Awards will be made by September 1. All candidates will receive an individual letter informing him/her of the status of the application.
Renewal

The scholarship is not renewable. However, recipients may continue to apply for scholarships for the duration of his/her training.

Mission: Connecting people who care with causes that matter to build a better Wyoming.

WYCF Headquarters

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00-5:00
Address: 1472 N. 5th Street, Suite 201
                 Laramie, WY 82072
Email: wcf@wycf.org
Phone: 307-721-8300

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