Clay County - Scholarships

Albert A. Landes Endowed Scholarship Fund

Albert Landes was born on July 2, 1918 to John and Alice Landes. He attended Van Buren High School where he graduated in 1936. After graduation, he received a job at the Adamson Lumber Company. A few years later, Albert would be sworn into the United States Army, from which he was later honorably discharged […]

Albert and Freda Eder DeCoursey Scholarship Fund

When Albert was at the tender age of eight, his father passed away. He began spending his days helping out on the family farm to lighten the work load. With this responsibility, Albert had to pass the chance to continue his education. Looking back on his childhood, Albert realized just how valuable a good education […]

Blair Endowment Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a Clay County resident. You are attending (will attend) Indiana State University to become a teacher.

Bob Romas Memorial Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a graduate of a Clay County, Indiana high school. You will attend an institution in pursuit of a vocation or trade. You are considered to be of financial need.

Brazil Business & Professional Women’s Club Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a resident of Clay County attending an institution of higher learning. You are a graduating senior of a Clay County high school.

Brent & Helen Rentschler Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a graduate of a Clay County high school.

Camden Scott Romas Scholarship

Eligibility requires that: You must be a graduating senior of a Clay County public high school. You must demonstrate exceptional academic performance in Science, Math, Technology or Engineering. You must have participated in activities outside of the classroom. You must have a letter of support from a teacher confirming exceptional academic capabilities. Preference give to […]

Clay County Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a member of the current graduating class of a Clay County high School.

Dan and Jane Robbins Northview Marching Knights Scholarship

Dan and Jane Robbins both had a love for music. While Jane had always been involved with music from a young age, they both became more involved and enthusiastic when Jane’s daughter joined the Drill Team and Winter Guard in 1985 at Northview High School. Dan and Jane attended all the concerts and contests, were […]

Dedia M. Sexton Scholarship for Clay Community School Corporation

Eligibility requires that: You are a graduate of the Clay Community School Corporation.

Dedia M. Sexton Scholarship for Indiana School for the Deaf

Eligibility requires that: You demonstrate academic excellence. You demonstrate Christian principles. You demonstrate financial need.

Denise D. and John C. Bell Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a graduate of a Clay County high school. You are accepted into and attend Indiana State University.

Dr. Robert K. Webster & Wanda Webster, R.N. Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are enrolling in a medical, dental, or nursing school working toward respective degrees. Preference given to individuals who intend to practice in Clay County, Indiana. Preference given to individuals who graduated from Clay County Schools.

Earl F. Hopkins Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a current graduate of a Clay County high school. You are a Clay County, Indiana resident. You are attending an Indiana college or university.

Gary and Leesa Nesty Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a resident of Clay County, Indiana. You maintain a GPA of not less than 2.0. Preference given to an applicant seeking a degree in Christian ministry.

Halie’s Rainbow – The Halie Hite Memorial Scholarship

The Northview Marching Knights band at Northview High School in Brazil, Indiana is a close-knit group. In 2009, Halie Hite was a freshman in the Marching Knights band. The group met every Thursday after practice to have dinner at the home of Bob Medworth and his wife Ruth Anne. Just one day before a competition […]

Harriet Hicks Scholarship Fund

Harriet Ellen Hicks was born on January 18, 1921 to Harvey and Ethel Hicks. She grew up and graduated from Brazil High School in 1939. She went on to graduate from Indiana State University, formerly known as Indiana State Teachers College, in 1943. Once graduated, Harriet taught at Beech Grove High School for two years […]

Harry M. & Rosemary L. Grandey Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a graduate of a Clay County high school. You are seeking training for a medical care field.

John & Myrtle Price Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a resident of Clay County and have graduated from a Clay County high school. You are interested in attending an accredited fide college or university or similar institution on higher learning for the purpose of pursuing and obtaining a bachelor’s degree.

Mabel Kidwell Scholarship Fund

Mabel Kidwell was born on October 18, 1911 to Ira and Clara Kidwell. She graduated from Brazil High School and soon became known for her ability in the field of decorating and paints which earned her a national status. Kidwell went on to work in an aircraft manufacturing facility where she worked as an accounting […]

Martha & Mary Ann Pedlar Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a graduate of Northview High School. You are enrolled in a college or university for the purpose of becoming a teacher.

Max & Helen Pierce Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a graduate of Clay City High School. You have a 2.5 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Renis and Fern Knust Scholarship Fund

The Renis and Fern Knust Scholarship Fund was established by Renis in his wife Fern’s memory. This scholarship was as meaningful for Renis as it is to the recipient. When Fern passed away several years ago, Renis wanted to honor his wife of more than 50 years. Although neither of them were college-educated and they […]

Richard and Margaret Shattuck Memorial Scholarship Fund

Margaret was born June 27, 1922 in Clay County. She was the daughter of Enis and Beulah (Vanhook) Campbell. Following high school, she attended nursing school and graduated from St. Anthony School of Nursing in 1943 as a Registered Nurse. Margaret worked as an RN until her retirement. She was a member of the Indiana […]

Rob and Lisa Denker Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You will graduate, or have graduated, from a Clay County, Indiana high school. You have not previously received the Rob and Lisa Denker Scholarship. You are an active member of a church, confirmed by a recommendation letter from your Pastor.

Robert and Barbara Deakins Scholarship Fund

Barbara Jean Deakins, formerly Barbara Campbell, was born on August 30, 1930 to Enis and Beulah Campbell. After graduating high school, Mrs. Deakins worked at the candy counter at G.C. Murphy’s in Brazil, Indiana. Robert Lewis Deakins was born on September 13, 1930 to Elmer and Fay Deakins. After graduating high school, Robert became an […]

Rolene Moore Scholarship Fund

Florence Rolene Moore was born on Christmas Day in 1921 in Terre Haute, Indiana to her parents, Rollie W. Moore and Dora E. King Moore. She was always known to friends and family members as Rolene. In 1938, Rolene moved from Terre Haute to her family’s farm on State Road 246 west of Clay City. […]

Roll and Dora King Moore Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a student who is or has graduated from Clay City High School. You plan to attend Ivy Tech Community College; OR You plan to study education in a field that will assist with mentally and/or physically inconvenienced people to become independent and accountable citizens.

Roy & Louie E. Lucas Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a resident of Clay County. You are about to begin or continue your education at any college, university or trade school.

Roy W. Barnhart Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You demonstrate scholarship achievement. You demonstrate financial need. You demonstrate high moral qualities and leadership ability. You are a graduate of Clay County high school. You attend/will attend an Indiana college or university.

Sam J. and Joyce E. Emmert Family Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a resident of Clay County and a graduate of a Clay County High School. You attend an Indiana college or university.

SERCOLBE Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a resident of Clay County and currently a graduating senior of Northview High School. You have cumulative GPA of not less than 2.5. You plan to seek a degree in education.

Staunton High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a graduate of a Clay County, Indiana High School with preference given to descendants of graduates of the former Staunton High School.

Steven and Linda Messmer Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You will graduate from any Clay County, Indiana High School with a GPA of 2.0 or above and have financial need.

Ted & Anna Nesty Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a graduate of Northview High School. You are ranked in the top 15% of your class academically. You demonstrate leadership ability and a strong background in extracurricular activities.

Thomas H. and Mary G. Elmore Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You are a graduate of a Clay County, Indiana high school. You must be accepted into and attend an Indiana public two or four year institution of higher education. You must maintain a 2.0 or “C” grade point average each year.

Virginia M. Buell Memorial Scholarship Fund

Eligibility requires that: You must be a graduate of Clay City High School, but are not required to be a member of the current year’s graduating class. You shall either attend Indiana State University pursuing a degree in any area of study, but preferably business, or study business at an accredited four-year institution of higher […]