CEF Senior Scholarships - The CEF (Clarkston Education Foundation) Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating senior who demonstrates academic promise and financial need. This award was created by community members who wanted to broaden the horizons and prepare students to experience life 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 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 financial need, academic achievement, and a demonstrable interest in pursuing a career in a scientific field. Read More
Rob Setlow with Kristen Kirking '12, the Setlow Science Scholarship award winner
Jetco Machine & Fabrication Manufacturing Scholarship - This scholarship is open to any current year graduating senior at Clarkston High School who meets the following criteria. The intended purpose of this scholarship is to target students who desire to go into a secondary education program that will provide an education in some sort of manufacturing process. This would include: machine tool operation (machinist), machine tool programming (CNC machinist), welding and fabrication of metal, and drafting or computer aided drafting, such as SolidWorks training. Fields of study that would not qualify for this scholarship are vocational training in diesel or automotive mechanics and/or automotive body repair. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must have at least a cumulative C average (2.0) and a good attendance record. Involvement in extracurricular activities such as Technical Clubs, FFA, or Sports is a plus, but not a requirement. This scholarship is a onetime award of $500 to be awarded when selected applicant has provided proof of college registration. You may be called for a personal interview.
Brent McGreer Leadership Scholarship - The Brent McGreer Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating senior based on academic achievement, extracurricular activity, and leadership involvement in DECA or FCCLA. The funding for this scholarship is provided by the friends and family of Brent McGreer, a 2003 Clarkston High School graduate who was active in DECA and FCCLA leadership. This application (available above) requires a personal essay, recommendations from a teacher and/or guidance counselor along with academic records. The selection committee consists of CEF board members.
Eighth Grade Promise Scholarships - The Clarkston Education Foundation Eighth Grade Promise Scholarships are awarded to two eighth grade students who demonstrate academic promise while overcoming family hardships. This scholarship is designed to encourage students at a younger age to envision their future and career opportunities (see Career Fair link). These students are nominated by an 8th grade teacher and must complete an application stating their career goals. This award is contingent upon graduation from high school and awarded upon enrollment in a college or university, a professional or technical program, or any other course of instruction meeting the approval of the CEF Board of Directors.