Thomas Arkle Clark Scholar-Leader of the Year
Delegates attending the 2004 National Convention and Leadership Workshops in Savannah, Georgia, approved the Thomas Arkle Clark Scholar-Leader of-the-Year Endowed Scholarship, named in honor of the founder and first Grand President of Phi Eta Sigma. This scholarship was presented for the first time for use in the 2006-2007 academic year.

The $10,000 Clark Award is presented annually to the member who, in the judgment of our Scholarship Committee, best exemplifies the ideals of Phi Eta Sigma and is selected from among the entire pool of scholarship applicants, both graduate and undergraduate.

See How to Apply for information about the scholarship selection process and the selection criteria.

Each $10,000 Clark Award will be disbursed in a single payment to the recipient on or about August 15.
Phi Eta Sigma Graduate Scholarships
The deadline for all scholarship applications is May 1 each year.
Each year, six Distinguished Member Scholarships of $7,000 each are granted for the first year of full-time graduate or professional study. Any Phi Eta Sigma member preparing to enter full-time graduate study during the upcoming academic year may apply for a graduate scholarship. Chapters may submit as many graduate applications as they deem appropriate, as there is no limit on the number of graduate applications submitted from each chapter. Graduate applications may be submitted online.

See How to Apply for information about the scholarship selection process and the selection criteria.

Candidates applying for graduate scholarships will also be considered for the $10,000 Thomas Arkle Clark Scholar-Leader of the Year Award.

Each graduate scholarship will be payable disbursed in a single payment to the recipient on or about August 15.

The deadline for all scholarship applications is May 1 each year.


For a listing of the latest scholarship and award recipients, see Current Recipients.

Phi Eta Sigma Undergraduate Scholarships
Candidates applying for scholarships on either the graduate or undergraduate level will also be considered for the $10,000 Thomas Arkle Clark Scholar-Leader of the Year Award.
Each year, thirty-seven or more Distinguished Member Scholarships of $5,000 each are granted to outstanding Society members for full-time undergraduate study.

See How to Apply for information about the scholarship selection process and the selection criteria.

Candidates applying for undergraduate scholarships will also be considered for the $10,000 Thomas Arkle Clark Scholar-Leader of the Year Award.

All applications for undergraduate scholarships should be submitted online by the deadline of May 1. If you chapter has a local deadline, be sure to submit by that date so that your adviser may review your application. Each chapter of Phi Eta Sigma may submit at least two undergraduate applications. Chapters that inducted 300 or more members during the previous academic year may submit undergraduate applications according to the following scale:

300 - 599 inductees 3 undergraduate applications
600 - 899 inductees 4 undergraduate applications
900 - 1199 inductees 5 undergraduate applications
Chapters inducting 1200 or more new members may nominate one additional candidate for each increment of 300 new members above 1199.

Chapter advisers must approve the selected applications no later than May 1 each year for submission to the national office.

Each undergraduate scholarship will be disbursed in a single payment to the recipient on or about August 15.

In addition, one or more awards of $1,000 are also granted to Phi Eta Sigma members each year. Awards of $1,000 each are disbursed in a single payment to the recipient on or about August 15.

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