Clark Legacy Scholarships and Named Awards | A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland
Freshmen admitted to the Clark School for the Fall 2019 semester will be automatically considered for Clark Scholarship Program awards available to first-year students. In addition to submitting the freshman application to the University of Maryland by the November 1 priority admission deadline, students are strongly encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the University of Maryland's priority deadline of January 1.  
 
The Clark Legacy Scholarships for entering freshmen are highly competitive. Financial need and merit will be considered during the selection process. Scholarship award letters from the Clark Scholarship Programs will be sent by early April each year to selected students.  
 

Clark Legacy Scholarship

The A. James Clark Legacy Scholarship is awarded to entering freshmen based on both financial need and merit. The Clark Legacy Scholarship is a partial scholarship renewable for an additional year, provided the recipient is an undergraduate engineering student, maintains good academic standing, and makes progress toward an engineering degree. There is no application for the scholarship; students selected for the award will be considered and selected based on their freshman application.

Benjamin T. Rome Scholarship

The Benjamin T. Rome Scholarship is awarded to one entering freshman student each year based on merit. The Rome Scholarship covers all expenses (tuition and fees, room and board) plus a book allowance and a stipend. The award is renewable for up to three additional years provided the recipient is an undergraduate engineering student, maintains good academic standing, and makes progress toward an engineering degree. There is no application for the scholarship; students selected for the award will be considered and selected based on their freshman application.

William Barotti and Richard Getsinger Scholarships

The William Barotti Scholarship and the Richard Getsinger Scholarship honor two of Mr. Clark's longtime employees. Each year, the William Barotti and the Richard Getsinger Scholarships provide partial scholarship support for two entering freshmen engineering students based on merit. Awards will be renewable for up to three additional years, provided the recipient is an undergraduate engineering student, maintains good academic standing, and makes progress toward an engineering degree. There is no application for the scholarship; students selected for the award will be considered and selected based on their freshman application.

 Clark Enterprises Scholarship

The Clark Enterprises Scholarship will be awarded to a civil engineering student with a demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit who is of good character, who cares about others, who understands his/her role in the society as a citizen and who applies high ethical standards.  There is no application for the scholarship.  Awards will be renewable provided that the recipient maintains good academic standing, and makes progress toward an engineering degree. 

Questions? Email clarkscholarships@umd.edu!


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