BP's North America Gas business is one of the largest natural gas producers in Wyoming. With a total resource base of about 2 billion barrels of oil equivalents (boe) of natural gas and liquids the Wamsutter Operations Center serves as the anchor of BP's commitment within Wyoming.
As an integral member of the community, the Wamsutter Operations Center wishes to give back by offering two separate scholarship programs designed to help develop the next generation of energy professionals in the state of Wyoming.
This program offers scholarships of $2,500 per year at the University of Wyoming or $5,000 per year at an accredited Wyoming Community College or Trade School, for up to a maximum of $10,000 for undergraduate study. This scholarship opportunity is available to high school seniors attending school in Rock Springs or Rawlins, Wyoming. Students must be majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field or related vocational program beginning in the fall term of 2015 with a preference given to students pursuing studies in areas of interest to the energy industry. Please check back in the spring of 2015 for more information and access to the application process.
Applications are currently being accepted for this program through July 21, 2014. This opportunity is available to residents from Carbon and Sweetwater Counties, Wyoming. The scholarship provides full tuition and fees for two years for students enrolled in the Oil and Gas Technology program at WWCC. Non-traditional students and military veterans are encouraged to apply.