Featured Scholars

  • Reuben Hilliard

    I am so thankful to be part of the Clendenin Scholars Program for 2015. As an Accelerated Bachelor’s Master’s student in Biology and Applied Statistics, I use statistics to try to gain novel insights from the natural world.

  • Kyle Jones

    As a 2015 recipient of the Clendenin Scholars, Kyle Jones will continue his inquiry into student literacy practices and their implications for modern instruction in the English language arts classroom.

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Mission Statement

The Clendenin Family intends to recognize and award academically gifted students accepted into graduate degree programs at Kennesaw State University. KSU invites scholars nationwide who are interested in enrolling in a graduate degree program at KSU to apply for a Clendenin Scholarship.


  • Enrolled in a master's or doctorate program at KSU (EdD and EdS included)
  • Exemplify academic distinction and leadership potential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Clear educational and career goals
  • Commitment to completing degree program

New applications will be accepted beginning November 1, 2015.