08-28-2023 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Application Open for 2024

The Wyoming Department of Education invites school district and high school staff to nominate exceptional graduating high school seniors to be nationally recognized as a Presidential Scholar at the 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Established in 1964, the program continues to be one of the nation’s highest honors awarded to high school students.

Wyoming will nominate up to ten male and ten female students for the general nomination, and five students for the Career and Technical Education (CTE) nomination. Nominations must be made by Wyoming school district and high school staff. 

A qualified nominee is a high school senior that either exemplifies outstanding scholarship and academic excellence (general nomination) or demonstrates mastery of Career and Technical Education (CTE nomination). All high school students that will graduate between January and August of 2024 and be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents who attend public, parochial, or independent schools, as well as those who are home-schooled, are eligible. Learn more about nomination eligibility here.

The 2024 Wyoming nomination form must be completed by November 15, 2023. Students meeting qualifying requirements will be invited to formally apply via a letter from the U.S. Department of Education. The U.S. Presidential Scholars National Recognition Program will be held in June of 2024. Find more information here. Find CEEB code link here.

For more information, contact Madison Lacey, Hathaway Scholarship Consultant at 307-777-6840 madison.lacey@wyo.gov.