Mervin Britton Scholarship


For Clark County Graduates of:

Greenon High School

Kenton Ridge High school

Northeastern High School

Northwestern High School

Shawnee High School

Southeastern High School

Tecumseh High School


Mr. Mervin Britton, long time educator for thirty-three years in Clark County, has

established a trust through Security National Bank (Now Park National Bank) for scholarships

benefiting Clark County High School students. Each county high school will have the opportunity to

submit applications of qualified candidates to the Clark County Educational Service Center during

the spring of each year.


Mr. Britton came to New Carlisle Local, now Tecumseh Local, in 1945 to teach math at New Carlisle

High School. After teaching many years, Mr. Britton became a school counselor at Tecumseh High

School. In 1961, he came to the Clark County Board of Education, now the Clark County Educational

Service Center, as Pupil Personnel and attendance officer. Mr. Britton retired from the ESC in

June 1974.


The applicant must be accepted for enrollment in a four-year college or university to receive

formal training in teaching or related areas, such as speech and hearing therapy, etc.


Park National Bank will send a scholarship check to the student’s college or university. The

scholarship is renewable for three succeeding years if the student remains eligible for such a

scholarship.



General Information

Basic Requirements

To qualify for the scholarship, high school students must


1. Rank in the upper one third of their high school class;

2. High school grade point average of 2.75 or higher;

3. Have and ACT score of 22 or higher or SAT score of 1000 or higher; and

4. Enrolled full time (12 or more credit hours) in an accredited four-year institution or

higher learning.


Application Deadline

The application, including recommendations, transcripts, and other attachments must be the county

office no later than April 27, 2022.


Click HERE to print application .