November 1st, 2018

Dear CAU Students,

Congratulations for choosing to attend Clark Atlanta University. This great institution has a rich heritage and we strive to keep it alive by supporting the university and its students.

The DeKalb Chapter of the Clark Atlanta University Alumni Association is proud to announce its 2019 Spring Scholarship Application program. This is a competitive application process, successful students will be awarded

funds to be used towards books and classroom supplies. Depending on the needs, the award may also be used to fill a tuition gap.

Each applicant must adhere to the following criteria:

  • Be a full time undergraduate student with at least 12 credit hours recorded to date.

  • Be a Georgia resident. (Submit parent/ guardian name, phone number and address Georgia)

  • Possess a 2.7 or greater grade point average.

  • Submit a complete application (Incomplete applications will not be considered)

  • Writing Sample: What is a leader? What leadership qualities do you think the President of Clark Atlanta University should possess? If asked by the new President and his/her administration, what changes would you recommend for a better CAU? This writing sample should be 1000 words, typed double spaced.

  • Provide a copy of the “unofficial transcript” up to the present semester (semester ending Dec, 2018)

  • Submit application along with all supporting documents to by 5pm on  January 9th, 2019.

**Successful applicants must submit a headshot (photo), and complete an Acknowledgement of Receipt form before receiving the official notification of award. Students who do not return the requested information in a time indicated by the Dekalb chapter, will forfeit the opportunity to receive any funds.

The successful scholarship recipients will be notified by January 20, 2019 and will be asked to attend the CAUAA DeKalb General Body meeting to receive the award.


Mrs. Phinda Hillmon,  DeKalb Chapter President                                                                        

Ms. Casie Mathews, Scholarship Committee Chair                                                                 

This application is for all CAU students who are residents of the State of Georgia.

Please attach the following items to this application: 

  • Writing Sample

  • Unofficial Transcript from the CAU Registrar’s office

  • Parent or guardian’s name, address and phone number in Dekalb County

    Deadline for application: January 9, 2019

    Incomplete submissions will not be considered

    For all questions, please email :

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