View Our Available Scholarships

Thanks to the vision and generosity of many donors, the Cleveland Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to eligible applicants. These scholarships have varied and diverse criteria. While most are for graduating seniors attending institutions of higher education, others enable individuals to pursue professional, personal and vocational development opportunities.

We strongly encourage you to browse descriptions of the various scholarship funds to learn more about the funds for which you may be eligible. This specific criteria may be seen by selecting the View All Scholarships button below and clicking the name of the scholarship.  

Contained within each scholarship description is the specific purpose the donor had in mind in establishing the scholarship. Periodic changes require that you thoroughly read the information related to a scholarship so you understand how to apply and any particular requested information. 

NOTE: Most Cleveland Foundation scholarships, including renewal instructions must be completed online. Visit our How to Apply page for details on accessing the application. 

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Listing 63 of 63 Scholarships
Scholarship NameField of StudyRequired GPALocation or High SchoolCollegeAmountDeadline
A. Grace Lee Mims Vocal ScholarshipMusic Education and Performance2.0 minimumOhio$10,000March 31, 2014 Expired
Albert W. Geater Memorial ScholarshipAccounting2.75 minimumNortheast Ohio$1,000 minimumMarch 31, 2014 Expired
ALCOA Fund Scholarship3.0 minimumCleveland Public and Catholic Schools$2,000 to $5,000March 31, 2014 Expired
Alton LaMaur Character Memorial Scholarship2.5 minimumCollinwood High School
Alzada Singleton Davis ScholarshipHumanities2.0 minimumCuyahoga Community College
Ann-Marie Ogletree Child Development ScholarshipEarly Childhood Education, Counseling or related field2.75 minimumGreater Cleveland (high school students and adults)March 31, 2014 Expired
Anna M. Roth ScholarshipEducation3.0 minimumBrush High School
Arthur P. and Ruth H. Moebius Scholarship2.0 minimumAurora High School
Association of Asian Indian Women in Ohio Scholarship2.0 minimumOhioMarch 31, 2014 Expired
Byrne-Rubin Family Trust Scholarship2.0 minimumGlenville High School
Carolyn E. Gordon Teachers' FundEnglish, Language Arts3.0 minimumBrush High School
Charles D. Whitmer Fund Scholarship2.0 minimumNortheast Ohio$1,000March 31, 2014 Expired
Charlotte Alexander Scholarship2.0 - 3.3Greater Cleveland$1,500March 31, 2014 Expired
Christina Sunga Ryook Scholarship2.0 minimumWestlake High SchoolUniversity of Michigan
Cleveland Foundation Scholarship Selection and Advisory Committee Scholarship2.0 minimumCuyahoga, Lake, or Geauga counties$1,000 to $3,000March 31, 2014 Expired
Cleveland Women's City Club Foundation Scholarship3.0 minimumClevelandMarch 31, 2014 Expired
Cleveland Women’s City Club Foundation YWCA Scholarship2.0 minimumGreater Cleveland
Cleveland’s Future Engineers ScholarshipSTEM3.2 minimumCuyahoga CountyMarch 31, 2014 Expired
Construction Employers Association and Carpenter Contractors Association of Cleveland Ohio ScholarshipConstruction Industry2.5 minimumClevelandState of Ohio$1,250March 31, 2014 Expired
Cydney Weingart Scholarship3.4 minimumCuyahoga County$3,000March 31, 2014 Expired
Derek Owens Memorial Scholarship2.5 minimumClevelandMarch 31, 2014 Expired
Diane O. McDaniel Scholarship2.75 minimumGlenville High Schoolup to $2,000May 2, 2014
Fairmount Minerals Aspire Scholarship2.75 minimumMay 30, 2014
Florence Mackey Pritchard and P.J. Pritchard Scholarship2.0 minimumGreater ClevelandBerea College in Kentucky
Gates Scholarship in Memory of Ada Gates Stevens2.0 minimumElyria High School
Improve Consulting and Training Group: Bagby, Palmer Memorial Scholarship STEM 3.5 minimumCleveland and inner-ring suburbs$1,000 to $1,500March 31, 2014 Expired
J. Paris Mosley Scholarship2.5 minimumMarch 31, 2014 Expired
Jack Rumbaugh Scholarship2.0 minimumShaker Heights High School
John F. Oberlin and John C. Oberlin Fund ScholarshipLaw2.0 minimumCase Western Reserve University Law School
Jon Lewis Annual Award2.0 minimumCleveland Heights High School$10,000
Judge Lillian W. Burke Scholarship2.0 minimumCleveland State and Ohio State Law Schools
K.W. Horth Scholarship2.0 minimumMay 30, 2014
Kathy Brooks Scholarship3.0 minimumAshton High School
Lamont S. Johnson Memorial Scholarship in Speech PathologySpeech Pathology2.8 minimumCuyahoga Community College or Cleveland State University$650 - $1,000March 31, 2014 Expired
Leonard A. and Helen Russell Bretschneider Scholarship3.0 minimumSolon High School$16,000
Lt. (JG) Donald Richard Powers Memorial Scholarship2.0 minimumWynford High School
Maureen Kennedy Berg Scholarship3.5 minimumJames A. Garfield, Louisa May Alcott, or Charles A. Mooney schoolsMarch 31, 2014 Expired
McNeil Scholarship Fund2.5 minimumGreater Cleveland inner-city schoolsMarch 31, 2014 Expired
Miriam Kerruish Stage Scholarship2.0 minimumShaker Heights High School
Nelson G. Peck, Jr. Memorial ScholarshipEngineering2.5 minimumOhio University, Cuyahoga Community College
Northwest Emergency Team Fund Scholarship2.0 minimum$500 to $2,600May 30, 2014
Ohio Laborers Future Leaders of America Scholarship3.0 minimum$1,000May 30, 2014
Paul and Kathrine Miller Scholarship2.0 minimumCardinal and Berkshire High Schools
Perlman Foundation PK Management Employee ScholarshipMay 30, 2014
Renee Drefahl Spirit of Life Scholarship2.0 minimumEdgewood High School$1,000March 31, 2014 Expired
Rev. A. William Jamerson Memorial Scholarship2.5 minimumGreater Cleveland$500 to $1,000March 31, 2014 Expired
Rev. Dr. Marvin A. McMickle Scholarship2.75 minimumGreater Cleveland$1,000March 31, 2014 Expired
Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund2.0 minimumMay 30, 2014
Robert E. and Ada Hagan Public Service Scholarship2.5 minimumCleveland State Urban Affairs SchoolMarch 31, 2014 Expired
Robert P. Madison Scholarship in ArchitectureArchitecture3.0 minimum$1,000March 31, 2014 Expired
Robin Industries Employees' Educational Resource Fund Scholarship2.0 minimum
Roy W. and Wilma Cade Scholarship2.5 minimumGreater Cleveland$1,000March 31, 2014 Expired
Ruth Alice Jacobs Roe Memorial Scholarship2.5 minimumGreater ClevelandTo be determinedMarch 31, 2014 Expired
Stephanie Tubbs Jones Memorial Scholarship2.6 minimumCleveland Public SchoolsMarch 31, 2014 Expired
Superintendent's Award from the Inez and Harry Clement Fund2.0 minimumCleveland Public Schools
Terry M. Speth Service Professional Memorial ScholarshipBiomedical or Engineering2.5 minimum$1,000March 31, 2014 Expired
Timothy Allen Hopkins Memorial Scholarship2.5 minimumTriway High SchoolMarch 31, 2014 Expired
Tri-Vantage, LLC Scholarship2.0 minimum$750 to $1,500May 30, 2014
Vince Federico Memorial Scholarship 2.0 minimumWickliffe High School
Vince Federico Memorial Scholarship IIGraphic or Performing Arts2.0 minimumWickliffe High School
Virginia Jones Memorial Scholarship2.0 minimumShaw High School
Wilma A. Chapman Scholarship Fund2.0 minimumCleveland$750March 31, 2014 Expired
Women's Civic Club of Cleveland Heights Scholarship3.0 minimumCleveland Heights High School$1,000
Listing 63 of 63 Scholarships