- Open to: Graduate Students
- Noteworthy Information: This scholarship is the highest honor a graduate applicant can receive.
She was born in East Bloomfield, New York, and graduated in the class of 1876. She was a writer, lecturer, business woman, philanthropist and a trustee of Syracuse University.
Clara held many volunteer positions that filled her nearly ninety-nine years. Her prime objective in life was working for better opportunities for women. She was the only Honorary President of Alpha Phi and was referred to as "Mother Burdette."