For centuries the eagle has been the symbol of bravery, freedom, courage, and grace. It is with honor that the Rural Leadership North Dakota Alumni Association would like to honor an alumnus at the RLND Graduation Gala with the Prestigious Eagle Award. The eagle epitomizes many traits of Leadership, “Vision, Strength, Fearless, Tenacious, Nurturing and Vitality”. If you know an alumnus that holds these characteristics, please nominate them by filling out this form and returning it by the deadline.


  • Must be an RLND Graduate
  • Aspires to have the qualities of the Eagle
  • Passionate about Leadership

Application Details

  • Award is presented every other year (Biannually) at the Graduations Gala
  • Form must be filled out by someone nominating this Alumnus.
  • Send application to: TBA
  • Deadline to submit:  TBA
  • You can nominate as many as you would like. Any Alumnus can be nominated more than once in a year or consecutive years.
  • If you need assistance in finding details for your Alumnus, you may email Marie Hvidsten.

You will be contacted if your alumnus has been selected as well as the nominee. You can then make plans to attend the Gala if you wish.



Rural Leadership North Dakota Alumni Association
NDSU Dept. 7390
Morrill Hall 307
P.O. Box 6050
Fargo, North Dakota 58108-6050
Tel: 701.231.5640​​​​​​​