Apply for a Scholarship: Walter Urbigkit Scholarship
The purpose of the Walter Urbigkit Memorial Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to graduating seniors at any Wyoming High School that are planning to study the field of aviation. Preference will be given to students who are graduates of Fremont and Hot Springs Counties, Wyoming. The Selection Advisory Committee considers a student's academic record, achievements, financial need, and the student's participation in community and extra-curricular activities.
Geographic Requirements: Graduating seniors of any Wyoming High School and past graduates of Wyoming High Schools.
Academic Requirements: Applicants must be following study in the field of aviation.
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 $400 will be awarded each year.
Payment of Scholarship: The scholarship is made payable directly to the educational institution to be applied toward 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.
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.
Application forms can be obtained from the Wyoming Community Foundation. Please be thorough and concise in your answers; your writing skills will help the Selection Advisory Committee with its evaluation of your credentials and will be an indication of your potential 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.