View Available Scholarships

Thanks to the vision and generosity of many donors, the Cleveland Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to eligible applicants with varied and diverse criteria. 

We strongly encourage you to browse our descriptions of the various scholarship funds to learn more about:

  • the specific purpose the donor had in mind in establishing the scholarship;
  • any special eligibility criteria or additional requirements for consideration;
  • the type of award (one-time, multi-year or renewable); and
  • the online application method and/or contact information for external applications.  

Detailed descriptions may be seen by clicking on the name of the scholarship.

Visit our Scholarship Overview/How to Apply page for universal eligibility criteria, application methods and “how to” instructions.

APPLICATION DEADLINES:

Common Applications and Renewal Applications:  March 31, 2015
Corporate/Group Applications (new and renewal): April 30, 2015

Some Corporate Scholarships list additional deadlines for single-class and vocational program opportunities.

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Listing 60 of 60 Scholarships
Scholarship NameField of StudyGPALocation or High SchoolCollegeAmountDeadlineApplication Type
A. Grace Lee Mims Vocal ScholarshipMusic Education and Performance2.0 minOhio$10,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Albert W. Geater Memorial ScholarshipAccounting2.75 minNortheast Ohio$1,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
ALCOA Fund Scholarship3.0 minCleveland Public and Catholic Schools$2,000 to $5,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Alton LaMaur Character Memorial Scholarship2.5 minCollinwood High School$350 to $1,500External
Alzada Singleton Davis ScholarshipHumanities2.0 minCuyahoga Community College$1,000 to $2,000External
Ann-Marie Ogletree Child Development ScholarshipEarly Childhood Education, Counseling or related field2.75 minGreater Cleveland (high school students and adults)TBDMarch 31, 2015Common App (one-time award)
Anna M. Roth ScholarshipEducation3.0 minBrush High SchoolExternal
Arthur P. and Ruth H. Moebius Scholarship2.0 minAurora High School$1000 to $3000External
Association of Asian Indian Women in Ohio Scholarship2.0 minOhioMarch 31, 2015Common App (one-time award)
Byrne-Rubin Family Trust Scholarship2.0 minGlenville High School$1,500 to $2,500External
Carolyn E. Gordon Teachers' FundEnglish, Language Arts3.0 minBrush High School$3,000External
Carpenter Contractors Association of Cleveland Ohio Scholarship2.5 minClevelandState of Ohio$1,250March 31, 2015Common App (one-time award)
Charles D. Whitmer Fund ScholarshipEvidence of Entrepreneurial Intent2.0 minNortheast Ohio$1,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Charlotte Alexander Scholarship2.0 - 3.3Greater Cleveland$1,500March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Christina Sunga Ryook Scholarship2.0 minWestlake High SchoolUniversity of Michigan$4,000External
Cleveland Foundation Scholarship Selection and Advisory Committee Scholarship2.0 minCuyahoga, Lake, or Geauga counties$1,000 to $3,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Cleveland Women's City Club Foundation Scholarship3.0 minClevelandvariable to a maximum $3,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Cleveland’s Future Engineers ScholarshipSTEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)3.2 minCuyahoga CountyMarch 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Construction Employers Association of Cleveland Ohio ScholarshipConstruction Industry2.5 minCleveland State of Ohio$1,250March 31, 2015Common App (one-time award)
Cydney Weingart Scholarship3.5 minCuyahoga County$3,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Derek Owens Memorial Scholarship2.5 minCleveland$500 to $1,500March 31, 2015Common App (one-time award)
Diane O. McDaniel Scholarship2.75 minGlenville High Schoolup to $2,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Fairmount Minerals Aspire Scholarship2.75 minApril 30, 2015Corp/Group App
Gates Scholarship in Memory of Ada Gates Stevens2.0 minElyria High School$1,000External
Improve Consulting and Training Group: Bagby, Palmer Memorial Scholarship STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math)3.5 minCleveland and inner-ring suburbs$1,000 to $1,500March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
J. Paris Mosley Scholarship2.5 minGeographic eligibility extends to outside of Ohio$500 to $1000March 31, 2015Common App (one-time award)
Jack Rumbaugh Scholarship2.0 minShaker Heights High School$5,000External
Jon Lewis Annual Award2.0 minCleveland Heights High SchoolExternal
Judge Leo A. and Mrs. Gilberta Jackson Scholarship2.5 min$2,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Kathy Brooks Scholarship3.0 minAshton High School$1,000External
Lamont S. Johnson Memorial Scholarship in Speech PathologySpeech Pathology2.8 minCuyahoga Community College or Cleveland State University$650 - $1,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Leonard A. and Helen Russell Bretschneider Scholarship3.0 minSolon High Schoolvaries to a maximum of $16,000 over 4 yearsExternal
Lillian Louise Mayle White Memorial Scholarship3.0 minCleveland Metropolitan School District$1,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Maureen Kennedy Berg Scholarship3.5 minJames A. Garfield, Louisa May Alcott, or Charles A. Mooney schools$500March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
McKinney Family Fund Scholarship2.5 minOhio Resident$2,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
McNeil Scholarship Fund2.5 minShaw High School or Greater Cleveland inner-city schools$500 to $1,000March 31, 2015Common App (one-time award)
Miriam Kerruish Stage Scholarship2.0 minShaker Heights High School$1,000External
Nelson G. Peck, Jr. Memorial ScholarshipEngineering2.5 minOhio University, Cuyahoga Community College$500 to $1,000External
Northwest Emergency Team Fund Scholarship2.0 min$2,600 over 4 yearsApril 30, 2015Corp/Group App
Ohio Laborers Future Leaders of America Scholarship3.0 min$1,000April 30, 2015Corp/Group App
Paul C. and Kathryn W. Miller Scholarship2.0 minCardinal and Berkshire High Schools$500 to $750External
Perlman Foundation PK Management Employee Scholarship2.0 min$500 to $2,500April 30, 2015Corp/Group App
Rev. A. William Jamerson Memorial Scholarship2.5 minGreater Cleveland$500 to $1,000March 31, 2015Common App (one-time award)
Rev. Dr. Marvin A. McMickle Scholarship2.75 minGreater Cleveland$1,000March 31, 2015Common App (one-time award)
Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund2.0 min$1,200April 30, 2015Corp/Group App
Robert E. and Ada Hagan Public Service Scholarship2.5 minCleveland State Urban Affairs Schoolvaries to a maximum of $3,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Robert P. Madison Scholarship in ArchitectureArchitecture3.0 min$1,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Roy W. and Wilma Cade Scholarship2.5 minGreater Cleveland$1,000March 31, 2015Common App (one-time award)
Ruth Alice Jacobs Roe Memorial Scholarship2.5 minGreater Clevelandvaries, to a maximum of $1,800March 31, 2015Common App (one-time award)
Stephanie Tubbs Jones Memorial Scholarship2.6 minCleveland Public Schools$1,000March 31, 2015Common App (or Renewal)
Superintendent's Award from the Inez and Harry Clement Fund2.0 minCleveland Public Schools$5,000External
Terry M. Speth Service Professional Memorial ScholarshipBiomedical or Engineering2.5 min$1,000March 31, 2015Common App (one-time award)
Timothy Allen Hopkins Memorial Scholarship2.5 minTriway High School, Wooster, OH$1,500External
Tri-Vantage, LLC Scholarship2.0 min$750 to $1,500April 30, 2015Corp/Group App
Vince Federico Memorial Scholarship 2.0 minWickliffe High School$10,000 over four yearsExternal
Vince Federico Memorial Scholarship IIGraphic or Performing Arts2.0 minWickliffe High School$10,000 over four years External
Virginia Jones Memorial Scholarship2.0 minShaw High School$1,500External
Willis E. Kelly Scholarship Fund2.0 minCleveland Metropolitan School District$1,000March 31, 2015Common App (one-time award)
Wilma A. Chapman Scholarship Fund2.0 minCleveland$750Common App (or Renewal)
Women's Civic Club of Cleveland Heights Scholarship3.0 minCleveland Heights High School$1,000External
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