Category Archives: Bakken U

Bakken U awards second round of scholarships

Two $5,000 Bakken U scholarship awards were announced today by the North Dakota University System and the NDUS Foundation. The scholarships were given through donations from the North Dakota Petroleum Council and the Hess Corporation. The scholarships have been awarded to Chad Schoch, of New England, and Briley Crissler, of Belcourt. Schoch is a Process… Read More »

Bakken U scholarship application now open

Applications are now open for more than $20,000 in scholarships that have been announced under the North Dakota University System’s Bakken U initiative. The initiative was created during the last academic year to help encourage oil workers, recently displaced oil workers and their spouses to go back to school at one of the state’s public… Read More »

Board updated on cabinet studies

State Board of Higher Education members hear details on studies regarding cost containment, mission, tuition and fees, shared services and retention After an historic joint meeting with the Interim Legislative Higher Education Committee earlier in the day this Wednesday, the State Board of Higher Education was ready to learn about recent studies that had been… Read More »

NDUS awards inaugural Bakken U scholarship

The first of its kind scholarship was awarded under North Dakota University System’s Bakken U initiative today to a Dickinson State University student. Warren Logan, an oilfield worker planning to enroll in courses at DSU, was awarded the $5,000 scholarship, funded by the N.D. Petroleum Council, during a press conference today at the DSU Student… Read More »