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Scholarships

The Clinton Public School Foundation manages several scholarships that have been established by donors according to their specific preferences for Clinton High School graduating seniors and alumni. In 2017, $45,400 was awarded.  2018 Applications are available below.  Application and selection process varies for each scholarship.  


  • Students

  • The Kent Powell Memorial Scholarship

    Download The Application Here

    The Powell scholarship was first awarded in 2017. The scholarship is funded by memorial donations in honor of Kent Powell. 2017 Recipient: Daci Sawyer, $4,000 over 4 years.


  • Brickner Memorial Scholarship and Dr. Al Harris Memorial Scholarship

    Download The Application HERE

    These scholarships were established by CHS alumnus Robert Brickner (1952) in 1990 to honor his parents, and his good friend Dr. All Harris. Since 1990, Mr. Brickner has donated over $62,000 to help CHS graduates in need attend Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

    2017 Recipients: Brickner - Leticia Ortiz $1,000 for one year, Harris - Candace Tipton and Kassandra Zelaya $650 each for one year
  • K.B. Cornell, Jr. & Elise Cornell Scholarship

    Download The Application Here

    Clinton attorney Patrick Cornell and family established this scholarship in honor of his father and aunt in 2005. "We just wanted to offer a little help to a CHS graduate, and are thankfully in a place where we can," said Cornell.

    2017 Recipient: Leticia Ortiz, $1,000 for one year
  • Neparko Family Scholarship

    Download The Application Here

    Dr. Edward Neparko and his family established this scholarship in 2012 for a student attending Southwestern Oklahoma State University and majoring in the sciences.

    2017 Recipient: Mackie Ford $500 for Fall 2017
  • Davis-McElmurry Trust Scholarships


    Download The Senior Application Here

    Download The Grad Application Here

    Wilma McElmurry, a former Clinton school teacher, provided for the Davis-McElmurry Trust upon her death in 2005. One-sixth of the proceeds earned by the Trust are donated to the Clinton Public School Foundation to provide college scholarships.

    2017 Recipients:
    Jose Diosdado - $16,000 over 4 years
    Joseph Roque - $8,000 over 4 years
    Mikah Harper $4,00 over 4 years
    Ashlin Murray - $4,00 over 4 years
    Will Adams - $1,000 for 1 year
    Makayla Scott - $1,000 for 1 year
    Sarah Holman - $1,000 for 1 year
  • Oscar Torres Memorial Scholarship


    Download The Application Here

    Juan & September Garcia began this scholarship to Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 2006 to honor their friend.

    2017 Recipient: Candace Tipton $1,000 for Fall 2016
  • Other scholarship funds managed by the Foundation include: 
  • The Creager-Goodwin History Award --Nathan Davis, 2017
  • The Tyone Lewis Memorial Scholarship - Zach Acosta, 2017
  • The Sewell Family Scholarship -- Savannah Skiles, 2017