Scholarships are awarded on a first come, first serve basis. You are encouraged to apply early. Starting the program in the Winter or Spring terms spreads the workload over 15-18 months, allowing for a reduced course load while interning.
The Dean’s Scholarship
The Dean’s Scholarships are the most prestigious merit award in the Department of Education at Clarkson University. Students’ applications are automatically reviewed for merit scholarship based on previous coursework and the rigor of their undergraduate portfolio.
Clarkson University provides need-based tuition assistance to a limited number of students. To qualify, students must complete the FAFSA, as well as a need-based scholarship application.
Special Scholarship Opportunities
Clarkson University is fortunate to receive unique scholarships from generous donors. These include scholarships designed to support students who grew up in Schenectady or the Capital Region. Applicants are encouraged to inquire about other current opportunities.
New York State Funded Scholarships
Clarkson actively solicits grants that provide student scholarships. For 2014-2015, funding is available to support full-time study (two courses per term) for math or science students in the MAT program.LEARN MORE.
Teacher Opportunity Corps (TOC) Grant
The New York State Education Department has awarded the Department of Education at Clarkson University a three year, Teacher Opportunity Corps (TOC) grant. This grant provides four $12,000 scholarships plus $3000 in Clarkson match for four minority students per year for each of the next three academic years. This award recognizes the quality of Clarkson University’s MAT program, as only 8 of the over 200 teacher education programs in New York State received this funding. Learn more about the scholarship and how to apply by contacting the School of Education Department.
This scholarship was established in memory of Harriet and Roscoe L. Williams, whose lives of dedication and service enriched schools and communities in Dutchess County, Adirondack, and Capital District regions of New York State. The Williams family provides scholarship assistance to highly qualified MAT graduate students who are preparing for careers in classroom teaching and educational administration in New York.
In addition to scholarship, students may be eligible to receive transfer credit or course waivers for previous study. Scholarship, course waivers and transfer credit reduce the cost of earning a degree at Clarkson University.