FORT WORT, TX – (BUSINESS WIRING– Ellary Sutton of Rocklin, Calif., Has been named winner of the prestigious 2021 AAPL Outstanding Graduate for graduates of AAPL accredited colleges or university programs who are pursuing a career as a landowner and have demonstrated excellent leadership in their work and extracurricular activities. Association of Students-Landowners. Sutton is a graduate of Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business program in Energy Trading.
In addition to the Outstanding Graduate Award for the 2021-22 academic year, the Landman Scholarship Trust is providing over $ 297,500 scholarships to 68 graduate and undergraduate students who are pursuing energy-related fields in university programs across the country.
“This year’s AAPL accredited scholarship recipients are special attributes,” said Nancy McCaskell, CPL, Chair of the Landman Scholarship Trust. “They are the best and smartest, they have persevered and succeeded despite the unprecedented obstacles they face. During the pandemic, they continued to pursue their dreams. They studied and participated on the Internet, continued to strive to become leaders in their communities and local associations, and set an example of hard determination and academic success for all of us. We look forward to the impact that each of them will have as future leaders in land and energy. Landman Scholarship Trust and AAPL applaud each recipient. ”
The Landman Fellowship Foundation was founded in 1959 by the American Association of Professional Landowners, a professional industry association that promotes the highest standards of technical and ethical performance for all women and men engaged in land work related to the rational use of energy and mineral resources. … Since its inception, the foundation has provided over $ 1.5 million in scholarships to students seeking careers as land managers in the energy industry.
To qualify for the LST, a candidate must be a full-time Oil Land or Energy Management student in one of 15 AAPL accredited programs. Applicants must also have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, be an AAPL student, and be an active member of a student organization associated with their university’s PLM / EM major, if any.
In addition to scholarship opportunities, Landman Scholarship Trust covers AAPL student membership costs for more than 500 college students in 15 AAPL accredited programs, giving them full access to the association’s trusted resources in education, networking and professional development.
Founded in 1959 by the American Association of Professional Landowners, the Landman Scholarship Trust is a non-profit educational foundation that provides academic scholarships for AAPL accredited programs to benefit and assist worthy and qualified students seeking a degree in natural resource management to pursue their studies. a career in oil or energy management.
The American Association of Professional Landowners brings together more than 12,500 landowners and land-related professionals from 41 subsidiary local associations in the United States and Canada. AAPL serves as the voice of the land profession by promoting fair trade conditions that work in the best interests of all parties, wise use of natural resources and responsible use of land.
For more information visit our website at landman.org.