Minimum GPA: 2.0
Amount: Varies up to $16,000 over 4 years
Location or HS: Aurora High School
App Type: External
Purpose: To help students who are graduating seniors – or who have already graduated – from Aurora High School obtain an undergraduate college degree. Students must intend to enroll full-time at an accredited, Pell-eligible educational institution, or already be attending such an institution authorized to provide a program acceptable for full credit toward a bachelor’s degree or a program of training designed to prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.
Eligibility: Awards are based on financial need, scholastic achievement, leadership, participation in community and school activities, and character (note that a student with a history of substance abuse will not be eligible for these awards).
For information and to apply, contact: Guidance office, Aurora High School
Award process: Formal notification of award will be made by the Cleveland Foundation to the selected recipient(s). Awards will be paid to the school for the benefit of the student and must be applied to tuition, fees, books, supplies, and/or equipment required for coursework.
- Maintain full-time enrollment status
- Email a grade report to the Scholarship team for each term (min 2.5 GPA required)
- A thank you note to the donors and selection committee members for this fund is not required but always appreciated and may be sent via email or mailed to the Cleveland Foundation, Scholarships, 1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1300, Cleveland, Ohio, 44115.
Renewable Award: This award will be renewed for a maximum of 4 total years support provided the student meets the scholarship requirements and funding remains available. See the Scholarship How to Apply web page for Renewal Instructions and deadline.