The Clifton Alexander Memorial Scholarship

About the fund: Clifton Alexander was a Lehman Catholic High School graduate and Miami University student when he passed away in 2007. Growing up in Piqua, Clifton was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, active in many Music Warehouse performances and the Miami County YMCA Leaders Club, founded the “Bag It” program to provide bookbags to local children, and was the Piqua representative at the annual Kroger Company Bagger competition in the greater Cincinnati area, a company for which he worked. The scholarship fund was created by community members who wished to honor Clifton’s memory and commitment to serving his hometown community.

Qualifications: Applicants must attend a college or university after high school graduation and be studying for a two- or four-year degree. Applicants must also live in Piqua AND be graduating from Piqua High School, Lehman Catholic High School or Upper Valley Career Center’s high school program.

Award value: One non-renewable scholarship will be awarded each year of $1,500.

Deadline: The application deadline for the 2024 scholarship has expired.

Submission options:

  • Email to
  • Mail to The Piqua Community Foundation, Attn: Scholarships, P.O. Box 226, Piqua, OH 45356
  • Hand deliver to 209 West Ash Street, Piqua