Apply for a Scholarship: Rod Kvidahl Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of the ROD KVIDAHL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is to provide financial assistance to graduating high school seniors and current college students to further their education. The student's academic record and achievements, as well as financial need, are considered by the Selection Advisory Committee, along with the student's participation in community and extra-curricular activities.
Geographic requirements: Applicants must have a parent who at the time the award is made, is and has for at least one year, been employed by the FMC Wyoming Corporation at its facility in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, or is retired from or died while in the employment of FMC Corporation.
Academic Requirements: Applicants should have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Financial Need: Financial need must be demonstrated through completion of the Financial Aid Affidavit on the last page of the application form.
Number and Duration of Awards: One scholarship of at least $600 will be awarded each year.
Payment of Scholarship: The scholarship is made payable directly to the educational institution to be applied towards the student's tuition and fees.
Other Awards: This scholarship may be accepted in addition to other awards, provided that the combined amount does not exceed the full amount of tuition, books, fees, supplies and equipment required for courses at the educational institution.
TERMS OF THE AWARD
A recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student throughout each term. Full-time summer school attendance may be counted as one of the terms if sufficient credits are earned.
If the student receives funds from the school due to non-completion of a term or not attending full-time, those funds are to be returned to the Wyoming Community Foundation. If the school requirements are not met, but there is no refund, the scholarship grant shall be forfeited for the next term.
It will be the responsibility of the student to obtain a copy of the grade report at the end of each term and mail it to the Wyoming Community Foundation. A 2.0 cumulative GPA must be maintained the first year and a 2.5 cumulative GPA thereafter.
Names of recipients will be announced by April 30. Each candidate will receive an individual letter informing him/her of the status of the application.
The scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years (subject to available resources). Scholarship recipients will receive a renewal letter, which must be signed and returned to the Wyoming Community Foundation with a certified copy of the transcript of the just completed year. Renewals will not be considered until both documents are received.
Application forms can be obtained from Susie Johnson of FMC Corporation and the Wyoming Community Foundation. All forms must be fully completed and submitted to: FMC Corporation, Rod Kvidahl Scholarship, P.O.Box 872, Green River, WY 82935, by January 27. In addition to the completed application, a transcript of credits is required.