The Phil Shykes Memorial Scholarship Fund provides a scholarship to a graduating senior of Hermantown High School for use at any two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 2.5. Applicants should demonstrate any financial need and community involvement along with their college and career goals. Awards are renewable once, assuming academic progress (GPA of at least 2.0). Phil Shykes, a longtime resident of Duluth, was a respected businessman who established and built Miller Mall Auto Parts Inc. He recognized the importance of higher education and had a strong commitment to providing financial assistance to those in need to pursue a trade or a career.