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Center for Environmental, Economic, Earth and Space Studies
Sattgast 230
Phone: (218) 755-2920
Fax: (218) 755-4107

Mailing Address:
1500 Birchmont Drive NE #27
Bemidji, MN 56601-2699


The Welle Scholarship has been presented annually since 1976. It goes to the outstanding junior in Economics, as determined by the economics department faculty. The scholarship is funded thru a gift to the university by the N.A.Welle family, and currently is worth approximately $1,200 per year.

The Economics Department also is one of several programs that award the MDU Resources Scholarship, most recently for the 2009-2010 year.