Scholarships are an important part of financing higher education. Applications continually arrive, and deadlines are always just around the corner. Please check scholarships listed below for qualifications and deadline information.

Please contact the high school guidance office for more up-to-date information on the availability of scholarships.

Guidance Counselor Tammy Keller

Clay City High School

PO Box 542


Phone (618) 676-1431 ext 342

Fax (618)676-1481


Scholarship Criteria

Most applications are to be typed and accompanied with letters of recommendation


Some scholarships presented are based upon funds available and may not be available each year.

 Agriculture scholarships - there are many with different dates please check out this website

Scholarship Link & Info Deadline
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A) Be in high school between the grades of 9-12. 

B) Be enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States.

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October 22, 2022 
 YDI Scholarship - $2,222

A) Be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territorles, B) Be 16 years of age or older and be enrolled in college or registered in a high school. 

 October 29, 2021
  Scaredy Cat Scholarship - $2,000

A) Be currently attending high school, college, vocational, or any other accredited post-secondary institution. 

B) Be a resident of the United States. 

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October 31, 2021 
 Stokes Educational Scholarship Program - $30,000 - 10 Awards 

A) Be a high school senior planning to major in computer science, computer/electrical engineering, or Chinese or Russian languages. Preference is given to minority students. 

B) Be proflcfent in Chinese or Russian language. 


 October 31, 2021
 Vivo Scholarship - $1,000 

A) Be a high school student planning to attend college in September 2022.
B) Answer the Essay question on the company's website. Application

Deadline: October 31, 2021 Community Scholarship - $5,000  Application October 31, 2021
 Cappex Scholarship - $1,000 Application  October 31, 2021
 Discover Prudential Emerging Visionaries - $15,000 (25 awards) Ages 4-18
high school senior, citizen of United States, financial need
Demonstrate strengths in academics, leadership and service.   
November 4, 2021
 Elk's Most Valuable Student Competition $50,000 (500 Awards) Application  November 15, 2021
 Real World Design Challenge Scholarships 50,000 (7 awards)  Application   November 20, 2021
 Lamber-Goodnow Scholarship - $1,000  Application  December 1, 2021 
 Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow Scholarship - $6,000 (Bowling) (Membership required in USBC)  Application  December 1, 2021 
 Stand Up to Distracted Driving Scholarship - $2,000 Application   December 1, 2021 
 North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship - $1,000 (3 awards)  Application   December 15, 2021
 Medical Scrubs Collection Scholarship  Application   December 15, 2021 
Whitetail Scholarship   February 2022 TBA
Southwestern Electric Cooperative Scholarship
February 2022 TBA
IAA Foundation Scholarship
February 2022 TBA
Mediacom Scholarship   February 2022 TBA
Illinois Chemical Education Foundation Scholarships   February 2022 TBA
Illinois Education Association-NEA Scholarship   March 2022
Illinois Odd-Fellow Rebekah Scholarship   March 2022
Wabash Communications Scholarships   March 2022
Farm Credit Scholarship   March 2022
Beta Sigma Psi National Lutheran Foundation Christian Leadership Award & Martin Luther Scholarship   March 2022
Clay County Farm Bureau Scholarship
March 2022
Dean Ritter Trust Scholarship   March 2022
Illinois Masonic Children's Assistance Program Scholarship   March 2022
Golden Apple Scholar Scholarship   April 2022
Clay County Hospital Auxillary Scholarship   April 2022
CEFS Block Grant 

April 2022

 Bishop Insurance (Dieterich)    April 2022
North American Lighting Scholarship

April 2022

  Red Ausbrook Memorial Scholarship
April 2022

NEVA Straley Scholarship   April 2022
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