Awarded to approximately five students each year, the Presidential Scholarship is a prestigious award for students whose academic record and leadership potential places them at the very top of Clark’s applicant pool. Full tuition, on-campus room and board for all four years, regardless of a family’s financial need. Requires two additional scholarship essays due February 1st for all applicants. Regular Decision applicants have until February 1st. EA/ED applicants who submit scholarship applications after December 1st but before February 1 will receive notification of their scholarship status in March.
- Covers full tuition
- Includes on-campus room and board for all four years
- Financial circumstances of your family are not a factor in this scholarship
- Open to outstanding students with exceptional academic records and demonstrated leadership qualities
- Applicants must express interest in the Presidential Scholarship when completing the Common Application or Coalition Application
- Express your interest in the Presidential Scholarship by selecting the corresponding option while completing your Common Application or Coalition Application.
- Once you've expressed interest, you will receive comprehensive instructions on how to complete your scholarship application.
The application deadlines for the Presidential Scholarship are as follows:
- Early Decision I and Early Action – December 1st
- Early Decision II and Regular – February 1st
A select group of students may be chosen as finalists for interviews in January during the Early Decision I and Early Action rounds. Another round of finalists will be selected for interviews in March. All applicants will receive an update on their scholarship status by the end of March.
The Admissions Committee will determine finalists based on the strength of their admission applications and other specific criteria set by the committee. This scholarship is your opportunity to shine and showcase your academic prowess and leadership skills, so don't miss your chance to apply.