SCHOLARSHIPS

The Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation administers several scholarships available to current students and CHS alumni. Please click on the links below for scholarship applications:

  • Bryce Anglin Memorial Scholarship (no application, selected by committee)
    Recognizes outstanding CHS students.

  • Charlotte Wilson Clarke Memorial Scholarship (April 1 scholarship deadline)
    For CHS seniors planning to major in Family and Consumer Sciences or Education. Applicants must show academic achievement and involvement in school and community activities

  • CHS Hall of Fame Scholarship (April 1 scholarship deadline)
    For CHS seniors planning to attend a 4-year college/university, who have demonstrated excellence in academics, athletics and fine arts activities, and have shown leadership skills and involvement in school and community groups/events

  • Class of '65 Scholarship (no application, selected by committee)
    For CHS seniors excelling in the arts/music, business/law, language/literature/ technical fields, or math/science.

  • Sally J. Couser Memorial Scholarship (April 1 scholarship deadline)
    For CHS seniors who have made a commitment toward community service and attaining a higher education in health-related fields. Students must show determination for classroom academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in community and school activities to qualify.

  • Professor Virginia L. Dixon, Class of '63 Scholarship (April 1 scholarship deadline)
    For female CHS seniors with financial need.  Preference given to applicants with challenging family circumstances requiring them to work to help support their family, or individuals with significant care-taking duties of family members.

  • Doolittle Business Scholarship (May 1 scholarship deadline)
    Applicants must be CHS graduates currently in their freshman, sophomore or junior year of college.  Preference will be given to business related majors.

  • Vern Jark Memorial Scholarship (no application, selected by committee)
    For CHS seniors showing excellence in athletics, character, teamwork, and leadership, and who strives for classroom achievements.

  • Lynn Hanson Scholarship (no application, selected by committee)
    Awarded to special young ladies who use positive energy in Academics/Athletics to influence others to challenge their expectations outside of school. Recipients participate and encourage other young women to be successful role models.

  • Jeanette Hurrell Memorial Scholarship (April 1 scholarship deadline)
    For CHS seniors pursuing a 4-year degree in Nursing.  Applicants must exhibit academic achievement, financial need and school involvement.

  • Johnsen-Herschleb Scholarship (April 1 scholarship deadline)
    For CHS seniors and alumni with financial need who have demonstrated academic success and leadership and are majoring in the field of Business or Fine Arts

  • Russ Keen Memorial Scholarship (May 1 scholarship deadline)
    Applicants must be CHS graduates currently in their freshman, sophomore or junior year of college, and pursuing a degree in Communications or Journalism.

  • Dean Kranhold Memorial Scholarship (April 1 scholarship deadline)
    For CHS seniors who have demonstrated leadership skills, excelled academically, participated in co-curricular activities and shown involvement in community and school groups/events

  • Kurt Kruger Memorial Scholarship (April 1 scholarship deadline)
    For CHS seniors majoring in education and demonstrating excellent character, a passion for community service, academic excellence, and involvement in school activities.

  • Kyburz -Carlson Building /Construction Trades Scholarship (April 1 scholarship deadline) For CHS seniors pursuing a post secondary degree in Building/Construction trades industry (including Project Management, Estimation, Construction Management, Carpentry, etc) and attending technical college, community college or university in SD or ND.

  • Larry H. Lovrien Memorial Scholarship (no application, selected by committee)
    For CHS senior boys' soccer players demonstrating the traits of honesty, integrity, hard-work, self-discipline and teamwork.

  • Mike Miller "Committed to the Community" Scholarship (April 1 scholarship deadline) For CHS seniors showing exemplary volunteerism and commitment to his/her community.

  • Don and Rosemary Reshetar Scholarship (no application, selected by committee)
    For CHS seniors showing excellence in athletics, character, teamwork, and leadership, and who strives for classroom achievements.

  • Sanford Health Scholarship (April 1 scholarship deadline)
    For CHS seniors pursuing a healthcare-related degree from a post-secondary school located in North Dakota, South Dakota or Minnesota. Applicants show determination for classroom academic achievement, and provide a record of involvement in school activities.

  • Dave and Mary Ann Shaw Track Scholarship (no application, selected by committee) For CHS seniors of high character that enjoy and excel in middle and long distance events.

  • Jerry Slaby "In pursuit of a law career" Scholarship in honor of Dick Ratzlaff (April 1 scholarship deadline) For CHS seniors interested in becoming lawyers.

  • Visual Arts Scholarship (April 1 scholarship deadline)
    For CHS seniors pursuing a post secondary degree in Art, Graphic Design, Structural or Construction Engineering, Interior Design or Architecture.

For additional scholarships available to CHS Students, please visit the Student Services Scholarship page.

If you are interested in donating to one of these scholarships/grants, or creating a new one, please contact the Foundation Office.

SCHOLARSHIPS OPEN TO CHS STUDENTS OFFERED BY OTHER INSTITUTIONS, AND CREATED BY CHS ALUMNI:

  • Arthur Lloyd-Davies Scholarship SD School of Mines and Technology awards a scholarship each year to an Aberdeen Central High School graduate that is attending college at SD SM&T. Students must be college sophomores, juniors or seniors to apply, and have a GPA of 2.5 or above. The scholarship has been endowed by the family. For more information click here.