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Paying for graduate school doesn’t have to be a daunting obstacle.

Clark University understands the financial commitment involved when pursuing an advanced degree, and we do our best to help each student achieve their individual academic goals.

Last year Clark granted more than $8.5 million in tuition scholarships to domestic and international students to assist with the cost of graduate education.

COVID-19 Impact Scholarships for Winter, Spring, and Fall Sessions 2021

Clark recognizes the impact of COVID-19 on those considering graduate education, and offers students who choose Clark Graduate Programs the following scholarships:

International Students: may receive a 10% COVID-19 Impact Scholarship. International students may also receive an additional scholarship award (see below).

Domestic/U.S. students: may receive scholarships awards from a special $2 million fund created for COVID-19 tuition assistance. Students from the U.S. may also receive an additional scholarship award (see below).

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Learn more about tuition and fees for your intended program, and how Clark scholarship aid will affect total costs.

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Discuss Scholarships with an Admissions Adviser

Take advantage of our experienced admissions advisers who will help you answer scholarship and financial aid questions throughout your application process.

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Scholarship Awards

Clark University awards merit-based scholarships to qualified U.S. and international students who demonstrate exemplary academic potential and a commitment to Clark community values.

Scholarships vary by department and program, and may total up to 50% of tuition and fees for admitted students.

Merit-based scholarships are assessed during the application review process and no additional application is required.


School and Departmental Scholarships

Scholarships awarded by schools and departments are offered to both full- and part-time applicants. Criteria used in scholarship consideration include academic background, professional experience, and potential for success in the field.

  • Clark University School of Management (SOM) Graduate Scholarships
  • Clark University Department of International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) Graduate Scholarships
  • Clark University School of Professional Studies (SPS) Scholarships for Mid-Career Professionals
  • Dean’s Graduate Scholarships

Additional Financing Options

Financial Aid: You may be eligible for federal loans, grants, and external scholarship opportunities to help bridge the gap. Contact the Office of Financial Aid.

Assistantships: A limited number of salaried teaching, research, and/or graduate assistantships are also available each semester.

The Clark Office of Prestigious Fellowships and Scholarships helps connect the Clark community with national fellowship and scholarship opportunities and provides application assistance to interested students.

Contact Information

Graduate Admissions

Office Location
  • 138 Woodland St.
    Worcester MA 01610-1477
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
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