A. James Clark Scholars at Duke in 2018

Receive Mentorship and Build Entrepreneurial Confidence

Become an A. James Clark Scholar at Duke

As an A. James Clark Scholar at Duke, you receive a generous scholarship.

The scholarship will offset the loan, work-study, and summer work requirements in your financial aid package—maximizing your Duke experience, and providing an opportunity to graduate debt-free.

But, being a Clark Scholar at Duke is far more than that.

In addition to service-learning, business courses and leadership training, A. James Clark Scholars at Duke receive one-on-one mentorship. They learn to translate their ideas into meaningful impact through a focused summer program in entrepreneurship and management.


About A. James Clark

A. James ClarkA. James Clark, a construction pioneer that built many of Washington, D.C.’s iconic buildings, never forgot that his business successes began with an engineering scholarship.

This has guided the Clark family’s longstanding investments in engineering education and reflects its commitment to ensuring college remains accessible and affordable to high-potential students with financial need.

The A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation continues in his name today. The Foundation invests to help hard workers with a drive to achieve.


About The Clark Scholars Program

The Clark Scholars Program is the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation’s signature academic program, combining engineering, business, leadership and community service.

As part of its commitment to building the pipeline of future engineers, the Foundation has partnered with some of the nation’s leading engineering institutions to financially support students who exhibit strong academic and leadership potential.