Jerry Bartholomay Scholarship for Aspiring Administrators

APPLICATION: Click here for an application form (PDF)
The Jerry Bartholomay Scholarship for Aspiring Administrator Award application must consist of a copy of the applicant’s cumulative graduate GPA, a statement that the student is admitted to and enrolled in an educational leadership program during the semester of the award, and a letter requesting a NDCEL Financial Award.  

FUNDING:
The funding of the North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders (NDCEL) Financial Award Program will be derived through contributions, memorials, and honorariums from members and friends of the NDCEL. The monies collected will be deposited with the North Dakota Foundation for Educational Leadership (NDFEL), Inc. Ninety percent of the deposits shall remain as an endowment and ten percent plus all interest and dividends can be distributed as financial awards and used for operating expenses such as advertising and mailings.  The NDCEL or its designee will regulate all of the monies. 

AWARDS:
The Jerry Bartholomay Scholarship for Aspiring Administrators will be given to NDCEL members who are an active administrator, or associate, or student/intern/aspiring administrator and who are admitted to and enrolled in a masters or doctoral degree in Educational Leadership at a North Dakota institution of higher education. The minimum NDCEL Financial Award shall be $200.00. 

ELIGIBILITYThe Applicant must:
1.   Be an active administrator, associate, student/intern/aspiring administrator member of NDCEL;
2.   Be admitted to and enrolled in a masters or doctoral degree in Educational Leadership at a North Dakota institution of higher education;
3.   Have completed six (6) semester hours of their graduate program of study;
4.   Have a minimum cumulative graduate GPA of 3.50;
5.   Provide a statement of official admittance to a program in Educational Leadership;
6.   Furnish a copy of transcript or official grade report for the fall semester;
7.   Furnish a letter requesting the award;
8.   Submit a letter of recommendation from a school administrator.  

BASIS:
The Jerry Bartholomay Scholarship for Aspiring Administrators will be based upon the applicant who meets the minimum eligibility criteria and shows promise to advance education in the field of educational leadership. The NDFEL Board of Trustees will make the final selection of candidates to receive the financial award.