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Paulie Paul Memorial Scholarship

Fund Background: The fund was established in 1996 in loving memory of Paulie by her family with memorial gifts from her many friends and family members. Her daughters, Casey and Kelly, were both graduates of Century High School. Paulie died in the spring of 1996 at the age of 44 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Paulie was born in Minot to Arnold and Madelyn Alme. Her first years were spent on a farm near Balfour and later she moved to Riverdale with her family. The family moved to Minot where she graduated from Bishop Ryan High School in 1970. She attended Minot State College and later graduated from the University of North Dakota. Paulie loved to travel, downhill ski, golf, play volleyball and run her own picture framing business "Picture Perfect". She volunteered for the Girl Scouts, American Cancer Society, Norsk Hostfest and the Century High School Parent Advisory Committee.

Eligibility Requirements:  The applicant must be a graduating senior from Century High School, and should have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0=A scale. The selection committee will also consider the students volunteer community service activities, financial need and experience in dealing with cancer in the applicant's family, i.e. parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts and uncles. The scholarship must be used for tuition at any institution of higher learning.

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

Return completed application to

Guidance Counselor at Century High School, 1000 E Century Ave, Bismarck, ND 58503

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