FERTILE-BELTRAMI EDUCATION FOUNDATION

 

EMIL AND LAVANCHE PETERSEN SCHOLARSHIP

 

One $1,000.00 Scholarship

 

Application:  Written copy in Counselor’s office and Ag instructor’s office

 

Recognition:  Cash Scholarship $1,000.00 to be paid to recipient after completion of student’s first semester at post-secondary institution

 

Criteria:

 

1.      Student must maintain a 2.50 or higher cumulative GPA (4.0 = A) through the end of the first semester of senior year.

2.      Student must demonstrate high character

3.      Priority will be given to applicants who are rural students an/or have agricultural related work experience.

 

Funded/sponsored:  Fertile-Beltrami Education Foundation through an endowment given by Circle Eight Ranch, Inc.

 

Selection:  Petersen Scholarship Committee

 

Announced:  Annual Honors Banquet

 

Contact Person:  Jason Allrich or David Swenson

 

Application Deadline:  April 1st

 


FERTILE-BELTRAMI EDUCAITON FOUNDATION

Emil and Lavanche Petersen Scholarship

 

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Date:  _______________

 

Name:  _________________________________________________________________

 

Address:  _______________________________________________________________

 

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  (City)                                                                    (State)                                (Zip)

 

Telephone:  __________________________________________

 

Parents/Guardians:  _______________________________________________________

 

H.S. Rank (through 1st semester of senior year) ______________________________________

 

If not a rural student please list place of agricultural employment:

 

 

Proposed post-high school course of study (academic or technical)

 

 

The student must submit the following with this application:

1.      A resume of no more than two pages

2.      Three letters of reference (one must be from a current/former teacher)

3.      High school transcript signed by school official

4.      A one-two page typed essay entitled:  “Rural Roots—What They Mean To Me And My Future”

 

The requested material must be returned by April 1 to:

            Petersen Scholarship Committee

            Elaine Erdahl

            P.O. Box 104

            Fertile MN 56540

 

 

I give permission to the Fertile-Beltrami Education Foundation to release my name for newspaper and other media announcements regarding this scholarship application.

 

Your signature:  __________________________________________________________

 

 

 

Independent School District #599 is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, national origin or handicaps.