St. Boethius Scholarship

Wyoming Catholic College is pleased to offer another scholarship opportunity for high school seniors who want a chance to profile their academic talents.

The Boethius Scholarship will award a $5,000 scholarship to a high school senior who demonstrates outstanding academic promise.

This in-person competition will be held on April 29th-May 2nd. Competitors will be picked up in Denver on Thursday.  On Friday, competitors will attend current classes. The competition will consist of a seminar with College faculty as well as a timed essay. On Saturday, students will  experience the community life of the College by participating in our Ludi Mariales (Marian Games) on the first of May.  The College will return visitors to Denver on Sunday morning.

The winner of the competition may combine this scholarship with our academic merit scholarship, but may not combine it with a scholarship from the Founders’ or Flannery O’Connor scholarship competitions.

You may register below. We look forward to your participation!

Competition Details

Wyoming Catholic College is pleased to offer this scholarship opportunity for high school seniors who want a chance to profile their academic talents.

The Boethius Scholarship will award the $5,000 scholarship to the high school senior who demonstrates outstanding academic promise.

Students accepted into the competition should make arrangements to be in Lander by 7 pm on Thursday of the competition weekend.  Students should plan to depart campus by 12 pm on Sunday.

The College runs a complimentary shuttle for participants to and from Denver International Airport (DIA).  Students wishing to take advantage of the shuttle should arrive in Denver airport by 11:30 am on Thursday.  Students using the shuttle to return to Denver airport are advised not to book flights with departure times before 2:00 pm on Sunday.

Students arriving in Denver International Airport should collect their baggage and proceed to baggage carousel number 12 in the Jeppesen Terminal.  This is on the west side of the building between doors 512 and 514.  A representative from the College will meet participants starting at 9:30 am.  On the following Sunday, students will be dropped off as close as possible to the check-in area of their airline.

The College will provide lodging for all participants.  There is no need to book a hotel or other lodging for a student participating in the competitions.

The competition will consist of an eighty-minute seminar with College faculty, based on a reading of Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy.  Students will also write a timed essay, responding to a prompt provided by the academic dean. Both academic exercises will take place on Friday afternoon.

 

 

The reading for the seminar can be found here.

Boetheus RP

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