Annual Awards // Hall of Fame // Grant & Aid // Scholarships
2012: Taylor Boeder - Bismarck ~ $300.00
James Anderson - Larimore ~ $300.00
Sydney Kraft - Rugby ~ $300.00
2011: Chris Klie - Grafton ~ $400.00
Amanda Cole - Valley City ~ $400.00
2009: Kayla Rodin - Marion ~ $300.00
Trevor Thiele - Great Bend ~ $300.00
Megan Ternquist - Michigan ~ $300.00
2008: Ryan Swenson - Breckenridge, MN ~ $250.00
2007: Jared Girodat - Langdon ~ $250.00
Bobby Frauenberg - LaMoure ~ $250.00
Cory Rodin - Marion ~ $450.00
Amy Rourke - Lisbon ~ $450.00
2006: Elizabeth Hams - Hillsboro ~ $500.00
2005: Rachelle Kutter - Tioga ~ $375.00
Kyle Faught - Amenia ~ $375.00
2004: Heather Schuster - Grafton ~ $375.00
Chelsey Link - Mooreton ~ $375.00
2003: Anna Bergsgaard - Cavalier ~ $500.00
2002: Kayla Johnson - Devils Lake ~ $ 400.00
Jared Schultz - Minto ~ $400.00
2001: Naomi Vanderpas - Grand Forks ~ $400.00
Krisite Schill - Nekoma ~ $400.00
2000: Kelly Schiele - Minot ~ $400.00
John Bata - Adams ~ $400.00
1999: Emily Morgan - Fargo ~ $400.00
Robert Eggert - Valley City ~ $400.00
1998: Keri Vammer - Dickinson ~ $500.00
Vicki Tongen ~ $500.00
Jerome Wentz ~ $500.00
1997: Cody Kummer - Watford City ~ $ 400.00
1996: Kelly Seibel - Bismarck ~ $400.00
1995: Chantel Graveseth - Bottineau ~ $400.00
1994: Bob Miller - Minot ~ $ 400.00
RHODA GREENUP SCHOLARSHIP
The Snowmobile North Dakota - Rhoda Greenup Scholarship is a scholarship fund established in appreciation of the many years Rhoda Greenup faithfully published SNO-DAK NEWS for Snowmobile North Dakota. The funds used to initially start the Scholarship were profits transferred to Snowmobile North Dakota from the many years of a successful snowmobile newspaper. The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a college student who meets the criteria.
Funding for the Scholarship is monies that were transferred from SNO-DAK NEWS when Mrs. Rhoda Greenup retired from publishing SNO-DAK NEWS. Other contributions to the Scholarship Fund are accepted. Only the interest from the Scholarship Fund will be expended. At no time will the principal monies be spent.
The Snowmobile North Dakota Board of Directors will be charged with managing and expending monies from the fund.
Donations have been received from the following clubs/individuals:
Magic City Driftbusters – Minot
Ron Greenup – Bowbells
Jim River Driftskippers – Jamestown
Northeast Trail Association – Adams, Cavalier, Edinburg, Langdon, Nekoma, Walhalla
Sheyenne Sno-Drifters – Valley City
Sheyenne Valley Trail Association – Jamestown, Lisbon, Marion, Oakes, Valley City
Dan Vammer Memorial – Dickinson
Furtle Turtles – Bismarck
Ridge Runners – Fordville
Since 2006, Snowmobile North Dakota has held a silent auction at the annual convention. The funds from the silent auction are split between the Grant & Aid and Scholarship Funds. The silent auction table has donated over $3,500 into the scholarship fund since 2006.
A special thanks to the businesses that have helped support the silent auction table:
Arctic Cat, Bret Rasmussen – DeviantSled.com , Cycle Hutt, HMK, Klim Technical Riding Gear, ND Parks and Recreation, Polaris, Ski-Doo, True Adventure Gear, Twin Oaks Resort, Yamaha, Yellowstone Vacations, and *Many, Many local snowmobile clubs
SNOWMOBILE NORTH DAKOTA SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA
High school seniors or college students going on to a college of their choice are eligible. A person can only receive the scholarship once.
Applicant must have taken the North Dakota Snowmobile Safety Course and whose parents have been members of Snowmobile North Dakota from that time up to the date of application for the scholarship.
Entries will not be judged by financial need.
The scholarship funds will be paid directly to the college of the student’s choice.
Application must be received by April 1st each year. Mail application to: Snowmobile North Dakota 1600 E Century Avenue, Suite 3, Bismarck, ND 58503-0649.
On a separate sheet of paper write an essay in 500 words or less on the subject “How would you generate excitement for snowmobiling in North Dakota”
The Snowmobile North Dakota Scholarship Committee will choose the successful applicant.
- Photo of Applicant.