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Discover the Wild West Scholarship

In an effort to fully realize our mission of celebrating women, past and present, whose lives exemplify the courage, resilience, and independence that helped shape the American West, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the creation of a new initiative to reach students and schools who would not ordinarily be able to participate, at any level, in our education initiatives. Both scholarships, underwritten by a generous grants,specifically targets  low-income and/or under-performing schools.

Discover the Wild West Scholarship – Student Group Admission

The goal of this scholarship is to provide complimentary admission for student groups, Kindergarten-Grade 12, that otherwise would not be able to experience the Museum. During the visit, students and teachers will be provided a docent-led tour and take-home collateral. They will discover the world of the cowgirl through interactive exhibits, sweeping film presentations, memorabilia and intriguing stories.

Scholarship recipients must meet the criteria listed on the Student Group Admission Scholarship Application. The Scholarship includes free admission for students, teachers, and adults designated as chaperones on the date of the scheduled visit to the Museum.

Discover the Wild West Scholarship – Distance Learning

The goal of this scholarship is to provide a limited number of distance learning programs at no cost, along with supplementary instructional materials, to eligible schools nationwide who have reciprocal equipment but do not have program funding. The Scholarship includes free distance learning programs for schools that meet the criteria listed on the Distance Learning Scholarship Application.

To participate in this program, please complete the attached Distance Learning Scholarship Application. Once the Application is received and approved, you will be contacted by the National Cowgirl Museum to set up your distance learning program.

If you have any questions or need additional information regarding the Discover the Wild West Scholarships, please contact the museum at 817-336-4475.