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ND Career & Technical Education/Reuben T. Guenthner Scholarship

Fund Background: The Reuben T. Guenthner Scholarship is given in memory of Reuben T. Guenthner, a leader in career and technical education at both state and national levels. Mr. Guenthner was first a career and technical education student, then a secondary career and technical education instructor, a local administrator supportive of career and technical education programs, and finally a member of the North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education from 1968 to 1995. Mr. Guenthner was appointed to the National Advisory Council on Career Education by President Reagan in 1982. At the time of his retirement in 1995, Mr. Guenthner was the North Dakota State Director of Career and Technical Education. 

Eligibility Requirements: 

The applicant must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Be a graduating senior from a North Dakota high school in 2015;
  • Have completed one or more career and technical education courses between grades 9 and 12; (Career and Technical Education courses may be in any of the following programs; Agriculture Education, Business and Office Technology; Family and Consumer Sciences; Information Technology; Marketing Education; Technology and Engineering Education; or any of the programs in Trade, Industry, Technical and Health Careers.)
  • Enroll in a two-year North Dakota public postsecondary institution;
  • Enroll as a full-time student in a career and technical education program of two years or less.

Applications accepted January 1 - April 1 only. Applications received outside of this window will NOT be accepted.

Visit the North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education website for more information and to apply.