A scholarship is available for college students majoring in art, architecture, history or related disciplines to attend the 19th Annual North Dakota Historic Preservation Conference May 18,19, & 20,2012 in Wishek, ND. The scholarship covers conference registration fees and provides a stipend for the event.
The annual North Dakota Historic Preservation Conference is sponsored by Preservation North Dakota, a nonprofit organization providing historic preservation leadership and educational opportunities. The 2012 conference theme is Prairie Places Festival.
These scholarships are made possible through the Rurik Ekstrom Scholarship Fund, which was established in 2005. The scholarship was created by family and friends in honor of Rurik Ekstrom, board member and past president of Preservation North Dakota. Rurik received his bachelor of Architecture from the University of Virginia and his Master of Fine Art from Yale University. He served as professor and chairman of the Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at North Dakota State University located in Fargo, ND.
Students may apply for the Rurik Ekstrom Historic Preservation Scholarship by completing the online application – www.prairieplaces.org
The deadline for applications is April 15, 2012.