Endowed Scholarships for TimeSaver Students

The Kenneth and Helen Hartig Scholarship and James P. Gantz Scholarship are one-time $1000 scholarships that are available for Adult TimeSaver students who meet the following criteria.

Applicants must:

  • Be registered for the fall semester at Clarke University as a full-time Adult TimeSaver, undergraduate student who:
    • Is a first-semester student at Clarke University (James P. Gantz Scholarship)
    • Is a new married student who has achieved at least sophomore standing (30 credit hours). (Kenneth and Helen Hartig Scholarship)
  • Have average or above-average grades in high school and college
  • Have a serious desire to complete her/his education and earn a degree
  • Have need for the scholarship: federal need is determined by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the priority filing deadline of June 30 of each year and, if selected for verification, must submit documents within two week time frame.
  • Have a reputation and character that would be a credit to Clarke University


The deadline for the 2013-2014 academic year is June 30, 2013.

By June 30, 2013 applicants must submit a fully completed online application and essay. The applicant must meet the above qualifying attributes and any restrictions of individual awards. The essay should be approximately 300 words. The subject of the essay is included on the application.

By June 30, 2013, an online letter of recommendation must be received from a current/recent employer or current/recent professor of the applicant’s choice. This online letter of recommendation may contain up to 300 words and should include comments on why this student should be selected for the designated endowed scholarship.

Scholarship Decisions

Applications, essays and recommendation letters will be reviewed by members of the standing scholarship committee and will be kept confidential. All decisions of the committee are final. Not all applicants will be selected. Scholarships are awarded for one year. Students may apply each year. Some restrictions may apply as determined by the donor of the endowed scholarship. All endowed scholarships will be considered resources of the student and may reduce other financial aid components of the student’s previous aid package at the discretion of the financial aid office. All recipients will be contacted by the Financial Aid Office of Clarke University and must write a thank-you letter to the donor of the endowed scholarship for which they are selected. 

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