Nicollet County Historical Society Offers Annual Student Scholarship
Applications must be received by April 5th.
The Nicollet County Historical Society is offering the $1,000 Ted
Moline Scholarship for post-secondary education. Graduating high
school seniors to incoming college seniors are eligible.
Ted Moline was born July 21, 1915 in St. Paul and soon after his
family moved to Baldwin, Wisconsin. Ted received an amateur radio
operator license in 1934 and was an avid operator the rest of his
life. Ted moved to St. Peter in 1937 to work for the Chicago, St.
Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railroad. Ted also served in the United
States Army. He retired in 1971 as a Colonel. Ted passed away in
August of 2005. He was an extremely generous man who loved local
history. This scholarship honors Ted and his commitment to our
The scholarship winner will complete a 100 hour summer research
project centered on the Lac Qui Parle historic site for an upcoming
exhibit. The project will be based out of the Treaty Site History
Center in St. Peter.
The deadline to apply is April 5, 2013. Applicants are asked to
provide a resume or description of past experience, and a personal
statement, not to exceed 500 words, on why they are interested in the
For more information please contact Ben Leonard at 507-934-2160 or