Scholarships

Your scholarship application must be received by March 15 for consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered. In order to complete this application please have electronic copies of the following documents ready to attach. Files can be submitted as a pdf, jpg or docx file. The application form must be submitted in full in one sitting. UNFINISHED FORMS CANNOT BE SAVED. Please allow at least 1 hour to complete the application. In order to access the applications you MUST have a gmail account. If you do not have one, please set up a free account

Files Needed:

  • Transcript Showing GPA (name and score must show on the same page)
  • SAT and/or ACT Score(s) (name and score must show on the same page)
  • 1 Letter of Recommendation (your name must be on the letter)
  • Personal Statement (see application below for writing prompt)

Clarkston Education Foundation Senior Scholarships

The Clarkston Education Foundation (CEF) Senior Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating senior who demonstrates academic promise. The award is not limited to a particular field of study. We encourage all students to apply for this scholarship due to it's broad nature. This award was created by community members who wanted to broaden the horizons of students  and prepare them for experiences in and beyond the valley.  These community members formed the CEF in order to promote and enhance education in Clarkston schools. The application requires a personal essay, recommendations from teacher and/or guidance counselor along with academic records. The selection committee consists of CEF board and community members.

Charles R. and Louise V. Setlow Memorial Science/STEM Scholarship

The Charles R. and Louise V. Setlow Memorial Science Scholarship for the Advancement of Science Education is awarded annually to a graduating senior. The children of Charles and Louise Setlow — Marguriette, Andrew (1950 CHS graduate), Robert (1960 CHS graduate), and Charlene (1962 CHS graduate) — established this fund in 2006 to promote science education in memory of their parents. Selection is based on academic achievement, and a demonstrable interest in pursuing a career in a scientific field. The scientific field includes but is not limited to careers in; biology, chemistry, ecology, psychology, physics, astronomy, microbiology, oceanography, botany, zoology, meteorology, entomoloby, hydrology, geophysics. For more examples of STEM careers visit THIS page.

Clarkston Education Foundation Performing Arts Scholarship

The CEF Performing Arts Scholarship is awarded annually to a student who is pursuing a degree in music, art, drama or dance. The performing arts filed includes but is not limited to careers in entertainment industry business, talent management, film and theatre direction, dance performance and choreography, film/television/theatre acting, music performance and composition. If you are uncertain your chosen field qualifies, please contact the foundation so we may be of assistance.

McConnell Family Leadership Scholarship

Established in 2019 to honor Larry and Denise McConnell, who dedicated their teaching careers to Clarkston students and their children who also became teachers. Selection for this award will be based on the applicant’s leadership both in and out of the classroom.

Tim Lynch Three-Sport Athletic Scholarship

This scholarship is open to any student who has participated in three sports during their high school career.

Brent McGreer Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is open to any student who has experience in DECA or FCCLA and can demonstrate leadership abilities in the school and community.

Keith Claassen Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2021 in memory of Keith Claassen who was a life long Asotin County wheat farmer. This scholarship will be awarded to any student with an agricultural background or who has participated in agricultural programs; (FFA, 4H). Recipients will pursue careers in agricultural. For a full list of agricultural careers please check HERE

Grants

Students can fill out the application online by clicking the link below. Applications must be submitted by October 14, 2020. The application form must be submitted in full in one sitting. UNFINISHED FORMS CANNOT BE SAVED. Please allow at least 1 hour to complete the application.

Clarkston Education Foundation Student in Need Grant

The CEF Student in Need Grant (STiN Grant) is designed to support students with academic costs. STiN Grants are awarded to help students pay for dual enrollment credits, AP course fees/materials and other costs associated with their high school education.