NDUS to Hold News Conference Announcing Bakken U Scholarship Awardee
Posted on 1/11/2016
DICKINSON, N.D. - North Dakota University System and Dickinson State University officials will hold a special news conference at 1 p.m. MDT on Tuesday, Jan. 12, in the DSU Student Center Ballroom, 291 Campus Dr., Dickinson. The purpose of the news conference is to announce the awardee of the inaugural Bakken U scholarship.
The $5,000 Bakken U scholarship was made available to recently displaced oil workers, current oil workers, or spouses of oil workers who wish to expand their knowledge and job marketability in North Dakota. The winner was selected based on a review from a scholarship committee.
The news conference will announce the winner, who is currently enrolled in the 2016 semester at Dickinson State University. The news conference will involve officials from the NDUS, DSU, as well as the scholarship recipient.