Contact the admissions office for financial aid information for students entering in the fall 2013 semester.
All awards are only available to first-time, full-time undergraduate students enrolled in a day-time program.
TRANSFER PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Students with a cumulative college GPA of a 3.0 and above will qualify for a renewable transfer scholarship upon acceptance to Clarke. Presidential Scholarships are awarded up to $8,000 applicable towards tuition. Recipients of Transfer Presidential Scholarships have college credit beyond receiving a high school diploma or equivalent. Students who have attended more than one institution will be awarded based on the cumulative GPA earned at all accredited institutions attended. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students in the daytime academic program.
TRANSFER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Transfer students with a cumulative college GPA of a 2.5 and above will be considered to receive a renewable transfer scholarship upon acceptance to Clarke. Achievement awards range from $4,000 to $5,500 applicable towards tuition. Recipients of Transfer Achievement Awards have college credit beyond receiving a high school diploma or equivalent. Students who have attended more than one institution will be awarded based on the cumulative GPA earned at all accredited institutions attended. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students in the daytime academic program.
PHI THETA KAPPA
Transfer students with membership Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) indicated on an official community college transcript will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship in addition to their Achievement or Presidential award.
NICC TRIO-SSS PROGRAM
Transfer students participating in TRiO-Student Support Services at Northeast Iowa Community College are eligible for an additional $500 scholarship from Clarke University. Two students each fall will be awarded the scholarship for the years they are enrolled full-time in a daytime undergraduate program at Clarke.
FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP
Students who intend to major in art, graphic design, music, drama, or musical theatre are eligible to receive a Fine Arts Scholarship upon audition and/or portfolio review by the academic department of their interest. Eligible candidates must complete the admissions process and gain acceptance by April 15, 2013 for priority consideration. Students must be full-time undergraduates in the daytime academic program. For more information about the Fine Arts Scholarship process, please visit the Art, Music, and Drama department Web sites.
LAUGHLIN CHORAL SCHOLARSHIP
Laughlin Choral Scholarships are available to new full-time undergraduate first year and transfer students in the daytime program who are not majoring in music, music education, musical theatre or drama but wish to sing in choir. Interested students must apply for admission, complete the Laughlin application and submit a letter of recommendation from a choir director by March 1, 2013. For more information, contact Brian Burns, Director of Choral Activities, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (563)588-6412.
ATHLETIC TALENT AWARD
Athletic Talent Awards may be awarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate outstanding athletic ability and academic success. Criteria include academic record, recommendations, achievements, and other evidence of ability to contribute to and benefit from the educational experience at Clarke. Talent scholarships are available in the following men’s and women’s sports: basketball, bowling, soccer, golf, track & field, cross country, volleyball, and in baseball and softball. Selected sports also offer junior varsity (JV) awards. Please contact the head coach of the desired sport about these awards.
Students with a parent, grandparent, sibling or spouse who is a Clarke University graduate are eligible to receive a Clarke University Legacy Grant of $1,000 towards tuition (one award per student). Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students in the daytime academic program.
STUDENT FAMILY DISCOUNT
Students who are dependent and attend Clarke with a qualifying family member simultaneously are eligible to receive the Student Family Discount. Each family member will receive an award of $1,000 for that given year. All recipients must be full-time undergraduate students in the daytime academic program.
CLARKE CLASSIC SCHOLARSHIP
Students who attend a high school in Clayton, Clinton, Dubuque or Jackson Counties in Iowa; Grant County in Wisconsin, or Jo Daviess County in Illinois are eligible to receive the Clarke Classic Scholarship. One award will also be given for a transfer student from Northeast Iowa Community College. Eligible candidates must complete the admissions process and gain acceptance by February 15, 2013. This competitive scholarship requires submission of an application, letter of recommendation and a personal interview. Recipients will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship toward the cost of their first year's tuition. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students in the daytime academic program.
All State, Federal and Clarke awards are restricted to cost of tuition. Any Clarke institutional aid that brings the total of a student’s financial aid to an amount greater than the cost of tuition may be reduced to keep the total Clarke funds at no more than the cost of tuition.