Carrol A. and L. May Weimer Memorial Scholarship Fund

*Carrol A. Weimer devoted his entire life to farming and ranching in Nucla, Colorado, which he loved to call home. He was a pioneer in cattle ranching, always looking for better ways to produce the finest beef cattle. He loved farming and cattle ranching, traveling, dancing, and life in general. Carrol was one of six students who graduated from Nucla High School in 1939. Since his graduation, three more generations of Weimers have graduated from Nucla. Carrol met L. May in Nucla after she moved there from Rico, CO. They married in 1941 and were lifelong loving partners. Carrol passed away in 2007 and L. May passed away in 2011. This scholarship fund was established in memory of Carrol and L. May by their family and friends.

This fund will provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Nucla High School. The ideal recipients will be all-around good students who exemplify outstanding citizenship. Applicants must have achieved academic success by obtaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in high school, and must plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year college, university, or technical school, and have a financial need.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit this application between January 15th and March 15th. All applicants will be notified in May.

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Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a senior who attends Nucla High School?
  2. Did you achieve a cumulative high school or technical school GPA of 3.0 or above, or 85% or above?
  3. Write an essay (between 250 and 500 words) that addresses the following topic: Discuss a national event that has occurred in the last ten years that has helped shape your concern for America.
  4. Attach your most recent high school transcript.