The Wyoming Department of Education is publishing changes made last legislative session to the Chapter 38 Rules regarding the Hathaway Scholarship Program. House Enrolled Act 29 authorizes additional courses taken prior to grade nine may now qualify for the Hathaway success curriculum.
At this time, the department is seeking public comment on the proposed changes with comments being accepted now through August 30th. The proposed changes to the Chapter 38 Rules can be viewed at it.ly/36k6tOW and comments may be submitted there as well. In 2005, state lawmakers created a scholarship fund with a $400-million permanent endowment, whose income funds scholarships for qualified Wyoming high school graduates to attend the University of Wyoming or any of the state’s seven community colleges.