Eleanor Norland Memorial Scholarship



The Eleanor Norland Memorial Scholarship was established in the fall of 1998 by the Norland family.Eleanor was Robertís mother.She valued education, honesty, kindness, and respect for others.She appreciated those who are motivated to be active participants and take the initiative to make a difference in the lives of others.


The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students to further their education in any university, college, technical college, or other accredited institution of higher education.


Application Deadline:All application materials must be received in the counselorís office by 4 p.m. on April 1st.


Selection:The Fertile-Beltrami Education Foundationís Board of Directors will serve as the selection committee.Awards will be based on the application information submitted and criteria established by the Norland family.


Criteria:The applicant must:

1.      Demonstrate high character, leadership skills, motivation, initiative, and respect for others;

2.      Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.50;

3.      Plan to attend a technical college, 4-year college or university, or other accredited institution of higher education.


Award:One $500 award will be presented each spring to a graduating senior.The award will be announced on Awards Day and/or by a letter to the applicant.A check for $500 will be sent directly to the post-secondary institution following the completion of the first quarter or semester of the studentís freshman year.




Eleanor Norland Memorial Scholarship


Application Cover Sheet


Application for the Eleanor Norland Memorial Scholarship consists of four parts.Please submit the following information.


  1. Completed application cover sheet (see below)
  2. A copy of your high school transcript, signed by a school official.
  3. A resume of your high school, community and church activities; include any offices held in the organizations you have belong to while in high school.Please include activities that demonstrate your leadership skills, initiative, and respect and caring for others.The resume can be more than one page.
  4. One letter of recommendation from an adult who is not a relative, but knows you, perhaps has worked with you, or knows your involvement in activities an/or organizations.






Address:______________________________________ City:____________________


State:______ Zip:___________________ Telephone:__________________________


Year of high school graduation:____________________


Class rank (through the 1st semester of your senior year) ____________________


Cumulative GPA (through the 1st semester of your senior year) _______________________


Post-secondary school you plan to attend: ______________________________________


Post-secondary school address:______________________________________________




Proposed course of study:__________________________________________________



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:__________________________________________________________