Pre-College Program Category: Interdisciplinary
The Clark Scholar Program is an intensive seven week summer research program for highly qualified high school juniors and seniors.The Program at Texas Tech University helps the Scholars to have a hands-on practical research experience with outstanding and experienced faculty.The Scholars will receive a $750 tax-free stipend and room and board.The Program includes fun activities, weekly seminars and field trips.This Program provides opportunities for research in all academic areas in the university. (click on Research for list of all research areas).During the past 21 summers outstanding high school students from around the country have come to Texas Tech University to involve themselves in what has become a unique research opportunity. The Clark Scholars Program is unique in that it is open to gifted students in almost any area of academe from not only the natural sciences and mathematics but to the humanities and fine arts as well. Many of these Clark Scholars have used their research experience to help formulate their career paths and goals. The Clark Scholars Program was created by a generous endowment from the Anson L. Clark Foundation and to date has provided more than 250 students the opportunity to work with outstanding, dedicated faculty in one-on-one, hands-on research experiences. Texas Tech is extremely proud of the faculty and Clark Scholars. Their collaborative efforts have established this program as one of the premiere educational experience for pre-college students.
- Application Process:
Part A - ActivitiesPlease list school and community activities you have participated in for the last three years including any leadership roles. Part B - Research InterestsIn the space below, describe your primary interest, being very specific; this will help withmatching you to a research professor. (Limit to 150 words)Optional - In the space below, describe your secondary interest, being very specific.(Limit to 150 words)Part C - NarrativeIn the space below, tell the Selection Committee about yourself and your reasons for applying to the Clark Scholarship Program. Please include your future goals and how becoming a Clark Scholar would contribute to achieving those goals. (Limit to 300 words)
high school juniors and seniors, including those who have completed 12th gradeN/A