Apply for a Scholarship: Doris G. Solberg Lye Memorial Scholarship
ABOUT DORIS G. SOLBERG LYE
In her lifetime, Doris endeavored to always live up to the old adage that anything worth doing is worth doing well, whether it was teaching or filling the multiple roles required of ranch wives in this state. She received the honor of being the Ag Woman of the Year in 1985 and was a highly accomplished seamstress. As an educator and farmer, Doris appreciated the value of living close to nature and receiving a good education. It is fitting then that the scholarship bearing her name benefits graduating seniors of Wind River High School, allowing an opportunity for youth raised in an agricultural community to further their education.
The purpose of the DORIS G. SOLBERG LYE MEMORIALSCHOLARSHIP is to provide financial assistance to graduating seniors of Wind River High School to further their education. The Selection Advisory Committee considers a student's academic record and achievements, financial need and the student's participation in community and extra-curricular activities.
Geographic Requirements: Graduating seniors of Wind River High School may apply.
Academic Requirements: Applicants should have at least a 2.5 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 $1,000 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 2.5 cumulative GPA must be maintained.
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 the Guidance Department at Wind River High School and the Wyoming Community Foundation. Please be thorough and concise in your answers; your writing skills will help the Selection Advisory Community with its evaluation of your credentials and will be an indication of your potential for success in future training. In addition to the completed application, a transcript of credits is required. All forms must be fully completed and received by the Wyoming Community Foundation, 313 S. 2nd Street, Laramie, WY 82070, by February 1.