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Helen & Ed Leiby Scholarship

Fund Background: The fund was established in 1985 by Edwin Leiby in memory of his parents, Helen & Ed Leiby. Helen's life in Ellendale was involved with education, the PTA, and many other service organizations. Ed was active in many Ellendale organizations. He served several years on Ellendale's school board and was its president for one term. Ed also hired many Ellendale High School and Ellendale State Normal and Industrial College students to work in his drug store. He was particularly quick in basic mathematics and usually expected those who worked for him to be good with numbers also. He was a member of the first graduating class of Ellendale High School and his father was one of the founders of Ellendale and served on its first school board.

Eligibility Requirements: The scholarship will assist only 1 graduating senior from the Ellendale High School. The award will be made in the fall of each year. The student need not be majoring in mathematics or science to be eligible for the scholarship. The award is based solely on the student’s success in these fields during high school. It will not be renewable for a second year.

Applications accepted January 1 - April 1 only. Applications received outside of this window will NOT be accepted.

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Principal of Ellendale High School, 321 1st St N, Ellendale, ND  58436

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