Scholarships

Thank you to all applicants who applied for the 2018 NDRPA student academic scholarships and the professional development scholarship.

Applications will be available in Spring 2019 for the 2019-2020 scholarships.

 

Dr. Sandra Modisett Scholarship

NDRPA annually recognizes outstanding university students enrolled in the fields of parks, recreation, leisure, natural resources and tourism through the Dr. Sandra Modisett Memorial Scholarship.

  • 1992 – Jodi Anderson (UND) & Robyn Gervis (UND)
  • 1993 – Michelle Curtis (University of Mary)
  • 1994 – Theresa Younger (UND) & Robyn Gervis (UND)
  • 1995 – Josie Nelson (UND) & Christopher Dill (NDSU)
  • 1996 – James Saccoman (UND) & Brett Lambrecht (NDSU)
  • 1997 – Jennifer McCracken (UND) & Justin Maillet (NDSU)
  • 1998 – Chantel Olson (UND) & Jacinda Schneiter (NDSU)
  • 1999 – Michelle A. Paulson (UND) & Jaime Melicher (NDSU)
  • 2000 – Nicole Riddle (NDSU) & Stacia Jacobson (UND)
  • 2001 – Emily O’Conner (UND)
  • 2002 – Travis Schmidt (NDSU) & Mistyn Maurer (UND)
  • 2003 – Anna Hoepner (NDSU) & Diana Downs (UND)
  • 2004 – Andria Kilper (NDSU) & Carrie Jo Benke (UND)
  • 2005 – Leah Mathias (NDSU), Tyler Tracy (NDSU) & Ira Signalness (NDSU)
  • 2006 – Tracie Powers (UND) & Eric Kittelson (UND)
  • 2007 – Leah Burgstahler (UND) & April Nies (UND)
  • 2009 – Megan Borchert (NDSU) & Erik Sjursen (UND)
  • 2010 – Rachael Bus (UND) & Sara Callaway (Unv. of Mary)
  • 2011 – Danna Nelson (UND) & Chelse Simon (University of Mary)
  • 2012 – Nicole Barrett (UND) & Aubrey Ellefson (UND)
  • 2013 – Bailee Vaughn (UND) & Ashely Marquis (UND)
  • 2014 – Brenda Skime (NDSU) & Grant Richardson (NDSU)
  • 2015 – Ethan Erbele (UND)
  • 2016 – Jennifer Croy (UND)
  • 2017 – Aimee Padgett (NDSU) & Krystal Wold (NDSU)
  • 2018 – Rojin Karahan (DSU) & Thomas McClenahen (NDSU)

Dr. LaVernia Jorgensen Professional Development Scholarship

NDRPA recognizes professionals who seek to enhance their knowledge through advanced degrees, conferences or other learning opportunities through the Dr. LaVernia Jorgensen Memorial Professional Development Award.

  • 2002 – Ann Poeschel West, Grafton Parks & Recreation Department
  • 2017 – Jill Nelson, Grand Forks Park District