Menear and others raised most of the money to fund the scholarship through a memorial golf tournament last year but also sought donations. The Mike Lakin Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 14 at Little Creek Golf Course.
He said they hope to be able to do the scholarship and golf tournament every year.
Those interested in applying should create a one-page resume, including their name, birthdate and contact information.
The resume should also answer these questions:
* How will the scholarship and the private pilot's license assist you in furthering your education and/or career?
* What have you done in the past to display your personal devotion to better the lives of those around you?
* What is the most difficult challenge you've overcome?
* Why do you live in West Virginia?
* What advantages come from growing up and living in Appalachia?
Applications should be mailed to the Mike Lakin Memorial Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 6171 Charleston, WV 25362. The deadline for applications is Aug. 15. The recipient will be announced Oct. 1.
For more information visit the "Mike Lakin Memorial Golf Tournament" page on Facebook.
Contact writer Ashley B. Craig at ashley.cr...@dailymail.com or 304-348-4850.