SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Eyebrow Raising Moments–Round Four
Happy Monday to you all! Here are some things that have caught my eye over the past few weeks. I will try not to whine too much about these items as that makes the boy annoyed. Not all of them are bad... Posted on 4/2/12 at 6:30 AM
BOY SCOUT BLOG New Scholarship Program for Scouts
The Northern Lights Council, Boy Scouts of America and Dickinson State University are pleased to announce the “Character Counts” Scholarship. Up to two scholarships will be awarded annual... Posted on 5/28/10 at 1:28 PM
The College Planning Center at Bank of North Dakota is recruiting high school juniors and seniors; college freshmen, sophomores and juniors; and parents of high school and college students to blog about the college planning and college experience.
Two memos signed by Dr. Richard McCallum and obtained Monday after an open records request show the suspended Dickinson State University president approved additional scholarship payments to two international students.
It has not been determined, however, if McCallum committed any wrongdoings in that decision.
By Dustin Monke, Forum Communications Co.
, August 16, 2011
North Dakota Dollars for Scholars announced recently that the state’s students now have opportunities for $37,000 in scholarships. The partnership between NDDFS and Bank of North Dakota, along with Scheels Foundation and many donations from businesses and individuals throughout North Dakota allows the North Dakota State chapter to offer more scholarships to North Dakota students.
Kohl’s department stores will award more than $410,000 in scholarships and prizes, ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to 10 $10,000 scholarships, recognizing youths who make a difference by volunteering in their communities. No
Students pursuing a graduate degree, high school students preparing for college and undergraduates majoring in agriculture should consider applying for North Dakota Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee scholarships.
The Germans from Russia Heritage Society is sponsoring an essay contest for students. The purpose of this contest is to encourage students to learn about the history of the German Russian ethnic group.
This year’s theme is: “Germany/Russia/Americas ... Giant Steppes toward Freedom.”
The North Dakota Stockmen’s Foundation awarded two collegiate scholarships, each valued at $500, to Levi Rue of Sheyenne, N.D., and Nickolas Hart of Chaseley, N.D.
Both Rue and Hart attend North Dakota State University in Fargo, and are pursing beef-related degrees.
More than 5,380 Kansas State University students have been awarded academic scholarships for the 2009-2010 school year. In all, K-State students have received nearly $15 million in scholarships.
Most of the scholarships are made possible through donations and gifts to the Kansas State University Foundation.
The Office of Enrollment Services at Valley City (N.D.) State University, Valley City, has announced that Jessica Hennings, daughter of Daryl and Rhonda Hennings, Jamestown, has been awarded a VCSU Gary and Connie Tharaldson scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year.
There are two new opportunities for North Dakota students to academically earn scholarship money to attend any of the post-secondary institutions in North Dakota. Students who receive a 24 composite score on the ACT can receive $750 per semester for up to four years of post-secondary educational costs. This could amount to as much as $6,000. Once they are in college, they must maintain a 2.75 college GPA.
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