Clarke Scholarship Application UMD ALD & PES
Thank you for your interest in the University of Maryland Phi Eta Sigma Clarke scholarship. If you are a recipient of the Clarke Award, you may have the opportunity to compete for National Phi Eta Sigma scholarships. Those applicants will be notified by the ALD & PES VP for Academic Affairs and will receive instructions on how to apply on-line for the national awards.

This scholarship is for current Juniors. In order to be eligible to apply, you must meet the following criteria: be a UMCP ALD & PES Honor Society member; be a currently registered student in good judicial standing; have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA; exhibit achievement in scholastics; have demonstrated campus and community involvement, and demonstrated potential for success in chosen field.

We will only be accepting complete scholarship applications, so please ensure that the application is complete before submitting.

Letters of recommendation will be accepted via submission on this form, or may be emailed separately to Please instruct your recommender to include your full name in the subject line.

Please e-mail Hannah Holzrichter, VP of Academic Affairs with any questions at
This application is due by November 20th at 11:59 PM

Name *
UID # *
Email address *
(1) Describe your plans for academic study (disciplines and schools, how you plan to use your education, etc.). Make sure to note any unusual aspects of your academic plans (e.g., December graduation, enrollment in a joint degree program, change of schools, internships or externships, etc.). 1700 character limit * *
(2) List and describe your academic achievements (such as scholarships & awards, induction into other honor societies or elite groups/organizations). 1700 character limit * *
(3) Describe your specific individual volunteer (i.e., unpaid) contributions to Phi Eta Sigma at the chapter, regional, and/or national level. 3600 character limit * *
(4) Describe your specific individual volunteer (i.e., unpaid) contributions to organizations or activities (community, professional, leadership, co-curricular, etc.) other than Phi Eta Sigma. 3600 character limit * *
(5) Describe an example of your creativity, resourcefulness, innovativeness, uniqueness, impact, or other "intangibles" (the sort that ordinarily don't show up on a resume). 3600 character limit * *
(6) Summarize your work experience (on/off-campus work, internships), and include the experience gained and any contributions made. 3600 character limit * *
Essay Question: In a typed essay (no more than 300 words), describe an experience that occurred while attending the University of Maryland that demonstrates your ability to positively contribute to the campus community or to society as a whole. *
Please attach a copy of your unofficial transcript (found on Testudo) *
How will you be submitting your letter of recommendation from a UM faculty/staff/graduate assistant? *
Please submit your letter of recommendation here
Authorization Waiver: I, hereby authorize the Chapter Advisor of Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society to share both my academic and judicial record with the New Member Scholarship Committee for use in the selection process of this scholarship award. *
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