THE CLEVELAND FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE SCHOLARSHIP

Region: Lake County, Geauga County
High School: No High School Affiliation
Deadline: March 15th
Amount: Between $1,000 and $3,000

Description

The program will provide scholarship grants to worthy students (including graduating high school seniors and academic achievers with financial need). Support will also be offered to those who are 21 years and older that are pursuing higher education, or a course of training that enhances their potential for gainful employment, and who demonstrate financial need. Examples of underserved are African-American or Hispanic males, Native Americans, adults returning to school, first-generation college attendees, and single heads of household.

Qualifications

-Be enrolled or accepted in an undergraduate program at an accredited, Pell-eligible educational institution
-Be a resident of Cuyahoga, Lake or Geauga counties
-Be enrolled either full-time (12 credit hours) or half-time (six credit hours) per term
-Have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade-point average (GPA) on a 4.0 grade scale
-Demonstrate financial need
-Be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (unexpired)