HSEC Eligibility Requirements

Honors Performance Opportunity Provisional
$1,680 Max Award Amount Per Semester $1,260 Max Award Amount Per Semester $840 Max Award Amount Per Semester $840 Max Award Amount Per Semester
May be used at a WY community college or at UW May be used at a WY community college or at UW May be used at a WY community college or at UW Must first be used at a WY community college. *
ACT Score
25
ACT Score
21
ACT Score
19
ACT Score
17

or

WorkKeys® Score
12

Each level of the Hathaway Scholarship funding is achieved through different requirements.

Honors Level Requirements

To earn the Honors level of the Hathaway Scholarship, which awards $1,680 per semester, students must have:

  • GED – 170
  • TASC – 600
  • HiSET – 16
  • ACT Score – 25

Performance Level Requirements

To earn the Performance level of the Hathaway Scholarship, which awards $1,260 per semester, students must have:

  • GED – 164
  • TASC – 570
  • HiSET – 14
  • ACT Score – 21

Opportunity Level Requirements

To earn the Opportunity level of the Hathaway Scholarship, which awards $840 per semester, students must have:

  • GED – 157
  • TASC – 530
  • HiSET – 12
  • ACT Score – 19

Provisional Opportunity Level Requirements

To earn the Provisional Opportunity level of the Hathaway Scholarship, which awards $840 per semester, students must have:

  • GED – 157
  • TASC – 530
  • HiSET -12
  • ACT Score – 17 OR WorkKeys – 12
  • Must be initially used at a Wyoming Community College. Upon completion of a degree or certificate, students may extend the scholarship.

*Provisional Opportunity students who earn an associate’s degree can extend their scholarship for an additional 4 full-time semesters at the University of Wyoming.

Please Note:

  • Students cannot initiate the Hathaway Scholarship prior to student’s natural graduation date unless it has been court ordered to complete an HSEC, the student has been emancipated, is a parent or guardian of a minor, or for other good cause shown as determined by the department.
  • Students must initiate the Hathaway Scholarship within 4 years of their natural graduation date.
  • The student must have received the HSEC while residing in Wyoming and attended a Wyoming high school.

For new High School Equivalency Certificate (HSEC) information, please visit the Wyoming Community College Commission.

Questions about the Hathaway Scholarship?

Contact the Hathaway Scholarship Program or your school counselor today.