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Financial Assistance

Clark State’s Emergency Fund

Clark State’s Emergency Fund provides assistance to students at risk of dropping out of college due to unexpected financial emergencies. This assistance was created to help students stay in college and meet their educational goals, ultimately, securing a better financial future.

ELIGIBLE EXPENSES MAY INCLUDE: Child care, food/meals, gas, housing/rent, medical/dental expenses, personal automobile expenses, public transportation/bus pass and utilities. 

Note: Applications are not accepted between academic terms.

Clark State Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded for financial need, academic performance or a specific program of study to both full-time and part-time students. The Clark State Foundation works closely with local businesses and generous donors that provide more than $300,000 in scholarships to new and returning Clark State students annually. Scholarship applications can be submitted at clarkstate.academicworks.com.

Application Deadlines:
Summer Semester available: April 15 - April 30
Fall/Spring Semester available: June 1 - July 15
Spring Semester available: October 1 - October 30

Career Services

Career Services is available to assist students with their job search and career planning. The office provides assistance with resume development, interview preparation, career exploration, work-study, the job search and more. 

Resources to help you connect with hiring managers: 

  • Clark State offers part-time employment services for qualified students through the work-study program. To apply, complete and submit the online work-study application
  • The Career Services online job board, Eagles Post, includes work-study, off campus employment, co-op/internship opportunities and career-related events. Students are automatically pre-registered in Eagles Post. To activate your account, visit https://www.collegecentral.com/clarkstate/Student.cfm, enter you student ID as your user ID, and select the Pre-registered? Activate your account! option. 
  • Co-ops/Internships are a great way to gain experience while completing your degree. To learn more about this program, visit our co-ops/internships page and complete and submit an online co-op/internship application. 
  • If you have questions regarding Career Services, please contact Melody Gast at 937.328.6468 or gastm@clarkstate.edu

For assistance, please make an appointment with our knowledgeable staff at careers@clarkstate.edu.