Eight applications were received for the 2020 NDASCOE scholarships. Due to the generosity of the North Dakota County offices who donate items to the annual scholarship auction and the auction bidders, NDASCOE awarded five scholarships to high school seniors and college students that are either a NDASCOE member or the child of a NDASCOE member.
Congratulations to all of the NDASCOE scholarship recipients and best of luck in the future to all of the scholarship applicants!
Austin Weippert, son of Colleen Weippert of Kidder County, received the first-place scholarship in the amount of $700.00. Austin is a 2020 graduate of Kidder County High School and will be attending North Dakota State University this fall. Austin will be majoring in Crop and Weed Sciences.
Denver Buck, son of Grant Buck of Ward County, received the second-place scholarship in the amount of $500.00. Denver is a 2020 graduate of Bishop Ryan Catholic School and will be attending North Dakota State University this fall. Denver will be majoring in Civil Engineering.
Kaden Goughnour, daughter of Brandi Laframboise of Stutsman County, received the third-place scholarship in the amount of $300.00. Kaden is a 2020 graduate of Finley-Sharon Public School and will be attending the University of Minnesota-Crookston this fall. Kaden will be majoring in Veterinary Technology.
Kaylee Beachler, daughter of Charlotte Beachler of Kidder County, received the Open Continuing Education scholarship in the amount of $300.00. Kaylee will be continuing her education at the University of North Dakota and majoring in Engineering.
McKenzie Schroeder, Burke County FSA, received the Member Continuing Education scholarship in the amount of $300.00. McKenzie is attending Dickinson State University and is majoring in Business Management.
Do you have a high school senior or graduate with a minimum of a "C" average in both of their junior & senior years? Do you have a full-time (minimum of 12 credit hours) college student with a minimum of a "C" average who hasn't received higher than a Bachelor's Degree?
If you are a NASCOE member and you, your child, legal dependent or spouse meets one of these criteria, they are eligible to apply for a NDASCOE scholarship. There are several scholarship categories including: traditional scholarship, continuing education scholarships, grandchildren scholarship and associate member scholarship.
This award may only be used to defray expenses for a student at an accredited school. The NASCOE member’s dues must be paid and membership kept current for the past 5 years, or since becoming a permanent FSA County Office Employee. The evaluation criteria are based on ability, incentive assistance, and other personal characteristics.
Nominations for scholarships are competitive and are awarded at the state, northwest area, and national levels.
How To Apply
The application process has changed from previous years. All applications will be submitted online this year. This link will take you to the online application https://nascoe.org/awards-scholarships/awards-scholarship-applications/ This is also where you can learn more about each scholarship offered.
FACT Sheets Are Now Available!
The Awards and Scholarship Committee has created a new fact sheet, where members can go for quick questions and to find contact information. Please navigate to https://nascoe.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/NASCOE-Fact-Sheet-Scholarships.pdf for the fact sheet about scholarships.
Thank you for Your Support!
State awarded scholarships are made possible from donations throughout the year to NDASCOE. A HUGE Thank You to everyone who helps make our scholarship program so successful by donating and purchasing items at the annual scholarship auction! Your support is appreciated. If you would be interested in donating towards our scholarship fund or have general questions about our scholarship program, please contact Brooke Kessel at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Distinguished Service Award (DSA)Program encourages recognition of NASCOE members who make outstanding contributions in the Areas of:
NASCOE members can nominate other members for Distinguished Service Awards (DSA’s) using the NASCOE application online. Members can be recognized at the State, Area and National levels based on the nomination.
The DSA program is a competitive program offered at the State, Area, and National levels. State winners are eligible to be considered for Area winners. Area winners are eligible to be considered for the National winner in each category. Members of the association in good standing, members serving under a permanent appointment, and members voluntarily retired during the current year are eligible to receive these awards.
Nominations may be submitted by any member of the NASCOE Association by visiting the NASCOE Awards and Scholarships submission page at: https://nascoe.org/dsa-nomination/
All nominations must be submitted using the online application and received no later than January 15, 2021.
Click below to navigate to the NASCOE awards and scholarship page to learn more!