Jack Rumbaugh Scholarship

Minimum GPA: 2.0
Amount: $10,000 over 2 years
Location or HS: Shaker Heights High School
App Type: External

Purpose:  To provide scholarship support for graduating seniors from Shaker Heights High School (must have attended SHHS for at least two years) who have a 2.0 or higher GPA, and have been accepted at a qualified educational institution. Two letters of recommendation (one from an SHHS teacher) as well as an essay are also requested. Criteria for selection are academic achievement, community leadership, and financial need.

For information and to apply, contact:  Guidance office, Shaker Heights 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.

Recipient requirements:

  1. Maintain full-time enrollment status
  2. Email a grade report to the Scholarship team for each term (min 2.5 GPA required)
  3. 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.

Renewable Award: This award will be renewed for a maximum of 2 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.