Presidential and Merit Scholarships

The Clinton College Presidential and Merit Scholarships were established to recognize outstanding, first-year full-time freshmen who are enrolling at Clinton College.

Download Presidential and Merit Scholarship Application (PDF)

  • Presidential Scholarship: Tuition: (1 academic year) overall high school GPA 3.5-4.0
  • Merit scholarship: $2,000.00 ($1,000.00 per semester 1 academic year) overall high school GPA 2.5 -3.5

To be considered for the Presidential or Merit Scholarship students must complete the following:

  • Submit a one-page essay describing ‘What College means to you and how you would use your college degree.
  • Submit a reference letter from your school counselor or teacher.
  • Submit all required documents necessary to complete the Clinton College application.
  • Presidential Scholarship: GPA 3.5-4.0GPA (at the time of H.S. graduation).
  • Merit scholarship: 2.5 GPA-3.5 GPA (at the time of H.S. graduation).

If Awarded a Presidential or Merit Scholarship, the following must be met:

  • Submission of your $100.00 enrollment fee and your $150.00 housing fee to secure your Clinton College housing.
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress.
  • Must maintain on campus residency.
  • Must remain a full-time student (maintain at least 12 credit hours)
  • Student must not violate Clinton College Code-of -Conduct.

Scholarship Awards are for one academic year and are non-renewable but may be canceled if:

  • Student provides false information on their application or any admissions documents or any documents submitted to the institution.
  • Student violates any of the college’s policies or procedures or otherwise engage in misconduct that calls for disciplinary action and/or consequences.
  • Student withdraws from Clinton College.