Monroe Scheflo Memorial

$1,000Award Amount
1Number of Awards
10/15/2022Submission Deadline

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Monroe Scheflo was born and bred in Newburg, North Dakota. He completed his high school education in Newburg. In 1964, Monroe acquired a degree from Minot State College. After he graduated from college, he worked as a teacher before he ventured into farming in 1975. After a few years, he, unfortunately, died of cancer at the young age of 43.

As an active member of the U.S. Durum Growers Association, before his death, the organization through the North Dakota Community Foundation established a scholarship fund (Monroe Scheflo Memorial) in his memory.

Each year, the Monroe Scheflo Memorial is offered to a student from North Dakota or a Durum-producing state currently enrolled full-time and majoring in agriculture at an accredited school in the United States. The value of the scholarship award is $1,000. It will be directed towards the recipient’s tuition.

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Monroe Scheflo Memorial Timeline

January 2022

Application Opening Date

Applications open on January 1.

October 15, 2022

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on October 15.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: Undergraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: North Dakota
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity:

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Short Answers
  • Grade transcript

How to ace the Monroe Scheflo Memorial


Apply on time

Early applications play a vital role in determining the recipient of the scholarship. Many scholarship programs are offered based on a first-come-first-served basis. Therefore, utilize this opportunity to apply on time. You should note that thousands of students like you are also applying for the opportunity.


Declare an agriculture major in college

The scholarship program is designed specifically for students majoring in agriculture. So, if you wish to apply to and win the award, you must first be enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university and pursue a degree in agriculture. If your major is not agriculture, you will not be considered for the scholarship.


Reach out to previous recipients

Past and present winners of the scholarship program have a wealth of experience on how to apply and win the scholarship. So, reach out to one or more recipients to learn about their success stories. You will likely get tips that you can use whenever you are applying for the scholarship.


Be articulate with your short answers

The online application contains some questions that applicants will answer. You will provide answers to your career goals, work experiences, and activities as well as your connection to the Durum industry. Your answers should be brief. Ensure that your responses are specific (gives a specific explanation) to the questions. Do not give off-point answers.

How the Monroe Scheflo Memorial is Judged

Applications are evaluated based on the candidate's pursuit of a degree in agriculture, academic record, and full-time enrollment.

Why We Love the Monroe Scheflo Memorial


It is available to both gender

The scholarship is available to bother male and female students majoring in agriculture.


No proof of a financial need

Applicants do not have to provide evidence of financial need or financial information including tax forms or bank statements when applying for the scholarship.


Promoting agriculture

The scholarship program not only motivates students to pursue degrees in agriculture but also encourages non-students without funding to consider a career in agriculture.

5 Facts About Monroe Scheflo Memorial


Monroe Scheflo advanced agricultural research and innovations

Mr. Monroe worked with several commodity groups to improve marketing conditions for farmers and was involved in research, promotion, and export development at the U.S. Durum Growers Association.


Non-racial discrimination

Monroe Scheflo Memorial is offered to students without regard to their race, color, or ethnicity.


All ages are eligible

The scholarship program is open to students of any age, both young and old.


No specific minimum GPA

Applicants are not required to possess a specific minimum GPA before applying to the scholarship program.


Monroe led the association

Monroe Scheflo was the President of the U.S. Durum Growers Association from 1982 to 1984.

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