2020 Nels Anderson Scholarship - Extended Deadline

Type: Scholarship

Who:  Graduating High School Seniors

Amount:  Recipients pursuing a four year post secondary education will receive a one-time $2,000.00 scholarship; OR recipients pursuing an education in a vocational/technical school will receive a one-time $1,000.00 scholarship.

Dr. Anderson was a dedicated physician to the residents of the central peninsula for 36 years. He delivered over 5,000 babies in that time and was also the only physician in the state who offered services for in vitro fertilization. He believed strongly in education and public service and was on the KPB School Board for 16 years. He also served on the Soldotna City Council and twice as mayor of Soldotna including at the time of his death. He was a strong advocate of Scouting and served many years as a scout master and in various other district scouting positions. 5 of his children graduated from SoHi. He believed in all types of post secondary training and as a result two types of scholarships will be funded - one for those pursuing an 4 year degree that could lead to a profession in a medically related to field and one for trade or vocational or trade school in a medically related field.

More information please follow the application guidelines below.

Attachment:  2020 Nels Anderson Scholarship