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The CCEF Board oversees the selection and disbursement of three scholarships. These scholarship are available to Clinton High School seniors that meet criteria as outlined in the scholarship application.
The 2020 Scholarship applications will be available in January. Applications may be downloaded at that time from here by clicking on the specific scholarship, the High School Guidance Office will also have them available for download off the school website by selecting CHS Student Services and then clicking on the Scholarship link.
2020 graduates receiving scholarships awards from the
Vincent Beggs 4 year Scholarship are:
Grace Arnold, Krayton Carter, Jackson Dempsey, Olivia Earl
Vincent Beggs Technology Scholarship
2019 - Sarah Hicks, Derek Long, Anna Mills, Kinser Wargel, Zayin Calvert, Amanda Tool
2018 - Dalton Sanders, Tennyson Kern, Megan Finfrock, Breanna Thayer, Savannah Ettien
2017 - Wesley Conn, Claire Benton, Riley Donelson
2016 - Jordan Hendricker, William Schwartz, Kathryn Hicks, Louis Hicklin
2015 - Karly Haas, Kaelan Smith, Rachel Borland, RaeAnn Huffman, Stephanie Broden
2014 - Lydia Lux, Taylor Donelson, Elizabeth Bridges, Denise Matthews, Caleb Luck, Kassandra Willoughby
2013 - Kennedy Conn, Morgan Love, Emily Kroeger, Melinda Matthews, Jessa Hendricker
2012 - Gunnar Horve, Nolan Severson, Sydni Good
2011 - Chad Hoke, Colton Nixon, Chloe Morris, Diane Bridges
2020 - Olivia Earl, Corrie Ijams
2019 - Clara Hickman
2017 - Claire Benton
2016 - Zoe Duncan-Savage
2020 - Tori Burke, Elizabeth Maier
2019 - Olivia Bierbrodt, Ryty DuPont-Barlow
2018 - Kathleen Overbey, Kyli Patterson
2017 - Aaron Gamsby, Chelsey Hickman, Amber Obermeyer
2016 - Alek McMath, Kaitlyn Siltman, Lukah Case
2015 - Stephanie Broden, Kaelan Smith
2020 - Grace Arnold, Gregory Aughenbaugh, Krayton Carter, Anna Mills, Kara Montgomery, Payne Turney
2019 - Anna Mills
On behalf of the late Mr. Beggs, the Foundation would like to award four students, each with a $1,250 scholarship to continue their education next year. Additionally, this scholarship is renewable each year by the student, for up to the next three years-- making the total value of this scholarship $5,000.
The 2021 Beggs Scholarship Application
will be Available for Download in January.
Application deadline will be Early 2021
Beggs Memorial Scholarship: for students planning to enroll full-time at an accredited college or university to purse an undergraduate degree.
Award Amount: $5000 (annual payment of $1250 up to four years)
Beggs Technical/Vocational Scholarship: for students planning to enroll full-time at an accredited vocational or technical instutition of post-secondary education including programs at Community/Junior Colleges.
Award Amount: $2500 (one-time payment)
The Exelon - Clinton Power Station Scholarship is Available to students graduating from CUSD15 in Clinton, Illinois.
2021 Application - Will be Available for Download in January
Applications will be due in Early 2021.
Applications will also be available on the High School Student Services website under Scholarships.
The James Adcock Teacher Scholarship
will be awarded to a graduate of Clinton High School
who has been accepted or is currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate teacher-education program
at an accredited
college or university.
The amount of
the scholarship award will be $500.
The scholarship recipient will be the person
who is deemed most qualified by the
Selection will be made on the basis of information
provided on the
application forms, an official transcript, an essay,
(including past recipients) may reapply for the scholarship
for subsequent years.
Submit the completed application packet to the Clinton Community Educational Foundation, care of the Clinton High School Guidance Department, or mail directly to the CCEF, P.O. Box 395, Clinton, IL 61727 Deadline TBD, Spring 2021.
The Gerald “Jerry” Ryan Agriculture Scholarship is offered by the Jerry Ryan family in his memory.. Jerry was a DeWitt County farmer for many years. This scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of Clinton Community High School who has been accepted or is currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate agricultural related program (individuals not pursuing an agricultural degree but who have been active in 4H and FFA or at least FFA in high school are also eligible) at an accredited junior college, college or university. The amount of the scholarship will be $500, one or two scholarships may be awarded.
Selection will be based on information provided on the application forms, an official transcript, an essay, and recommendations. Applicants (including past recipients) may reapply for the scholarship for subsequent years.
Submit the completed application packet to the Clinton Community Educational Foundation, care of the Clinton High School Guidance Department, or mail directly to the CCEF, P.O. Box 395, Clinton, IL 61727 Deadline TBD, Early 2021.