Pana High School Endowment

A designated fund established to provide funding to Pana High School, Pana, Illinois, for the Chester and Wilmeth Clawson Scholarship.

This scholarship is managed by Pana School District and the selection committee is comprised of one classroom teacher, the guidance counselor and the principal or dean of students.

Criteria for this scholarship is as follows:

  • Eligible students will be planning a career in science education or in a science related field.
  • Student must be in the upper 1/4 of his/her class
  • Personal attributes of perseverance, determination and positive social behavior are required
  • Enrollment in a 2 year, 4 year or technical school is mandatory
  • This scholarship is to be awarded to a student not receiving multiple scholarships
  • The student applying must submit a short statement that includes the following: Why are you interested in this field of study? In what school, community or church activities have you been involved? Have you been employed at any time during the last 4 years (may include family responsibilities)? What is your favorite high school class? With a career in mind, where would you like to be in 5 years? 10 years?