Robert D. St. Clair Memorial Scholarship Fund – 1074

Fund Type: Endowment Scholarship Fund

 

Fund Description: 

To provide annual scholarships for graduates of Martinsville High School. Criteria: 3.0 GPA, shall demonstrate good character and financial need, and shall enroll in and attend a 2-to 4-year program at a vocational/technical school

Purpose: For a student pursuing a 2 or 4-year program at a vocational/technical school or an accredited college or university, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants should demonstrate good character and financial need.

History: Robert St. Clair was a 1944 graduate of Ellettsville High School. He served as a tail gunner in the United States Navy during World War II. Robert St. Clair received a Journalism degree and a Law degree from Indiana University. He served as Justice of the Peace for Washington Township in the early 1950’s. He was also the longest-serving city attorney in the State of Indiana, serving under four different mayors of Martinsville, Indiana. He served as the GOP delegate to the State Convention for 50 years, selected every year but one since the age of 21. He was awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash and Distinguished Hoosier Awards for state service.