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Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded for financial need, academic performance or a specific program of study to both full-time and part-time students. Scholarships do not have to be repaid. Clark State College offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for students. Scholarships will be awarded based on available funds.

Foundation Scholarship Application Deadlines

Summer Semester available: March 1 - March 31
Fall/Spring Semester available: May 1 – June 15
Spring Semester available: October 1 - October 30

Clark State Foundation Scholarships

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. There are more than 50 scholarships offered through the Clark State Foundation. Scholarships may be awarded for Summer, Fall and/or Spring semesters. Students need to complete just one application online via AcademicWorks.

Clark State High School Scholarships

College Credit PLUS Scholarship
  • Applications are accepted May 1 - June 15 for Fall semester. Apply online via AcademicWorks.
  • Student must have completed at least 30 credit hours in College Credit PLUS courses at Clark State  with a 3.00 GPA at the completion of high school.
  • Scholarship covers tuition and general fees of $1,000 each semester, up to three semesters ($3,000 maximum).
George T. Mueller Tech Prep Scholarship - Complete Application
  • Completion of a career technical program at a Tech Prep high school with a GPA of 2.25
  • Submitted degree-seeking application to Clark State by May 15 of senior year
  • $3,000 award split into $1,500 per year ($750 per semester) for full time students who register for 12 or more credit hours each semester or $1,200 per year ($600 per semester) for students who register for 8-11 credit hours each semester.
  • Maintain a 2.25 cumulative GPA while enrolled at Clark State.
  • Scholarship can be used toward tuition and fees; the scholarship is not refundable.
  • Student must complete scholarship application from February 1 - March 18
Trustee scholarship
  • Requirements: 3.5 cumulative GPA in high school and maintain 3.3 GPA while at Clark State
  • Student must maintain full-time status at the College by completing a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester and 30 credit hours by end of summer semester
  • Scholarship includes in-state tuition and fees for 30 credit hours per year for two years
  • A letter of recommendation from guidance counselor or teacher is required
  • Apply online via Academic Works from February 1 - March 18

Emergency Fund

Sometimes life can throw you a curve ball that makes graduation seem like an impossible dream. The 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. Note: Applications are not accepted between academic terms.

External Scholarships

There are many local agencies, civic groups and community foundations that sponsor and award college scholarship funds. These scholarships may be awarded for academic merit, special interests or career interests. You can also search websites for scholarship opportunities.

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Clark State Foundation

937.328.6009 bostickc@clarkstate.edu