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2017 Army of Believers Scholarship

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District – Army of Believers Scholarship up to $5,000.00 is to be used for tuition, books and housing will be granted to (6) qualified Cleveland Metropolitan School District students who have been accepted and are planning on attending a post-secondary institution for the 2017-2018 school year. The individuals will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee on the basis of academic record, interview, future plans, goals, and a written essay. The essay will address the following: How will your study of _______ contribute to your immediate or long range career plans?

 
 

2017 Army of Believers Scholarship- Community Scholarships

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District – Army of Believers Scholarship up to $5,000.00 is to be used for tuition, books and housing will be granted to (2) qualified Cleveland Metropolitan School District students who have been accepted and are planning on attending a post-secondary institution for the 2017-2018 school year. The individuals will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee on the basis of academic record, interview, future plans, goals, exemplary community service, and a written essay. The essay will address the following: Service in the community requires commitment. Please describe your current commitment to service in the community. Why are you committed and how do you believe your service has impacted the people and/or the organization that you serve?

 
 

2017 Army of Believers Scholarship honoring
Mr. Samuel G. Lucarelli

This scholarship is to honor Mr. Samuel G. Lucarelli's legacy of generosity and outstanding service to the students and families of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. The scholarship is awarded up to $5,000.00 will be granted to (1) Male and (1) Female qualified Cleveland Metropolitan School District student who have been accepted and are planning on attending a post-secondary institution for the 2017-2018 school year majoring in Business, Health or Liberal Arts. The individuals will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee on the basis of academic record, interview, future plans, goals, major, and a written essay. The essay will address the following: If you had the authority to change your city/school in a positive way, what specific changes would you make?

 
 

UNCF Scholarship

Through an employee charitable campaign in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, this scholarship is provided to 10 students who meet scholarship requirements and who graduate from a CMSD high school. This scholarship will support students over the course of four years with a graduated $12,000 award. The scholarship will be disbursed up to four times (initial award and three renewals), once per academic year, within a six-year time period from the initial award.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
  • Graduating senior in the Cleveland Metropolitan Schools
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (include high school transcript)
  • Be enrolled full-time at a U.S. accredited 4-year college or university or an approved 2-year college*
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
To complete the application you will need:
  • To submit the student form of the application
  • A letter of recommendation
  • Current transcript
  • A letter of admission from your intended college/university
  • A copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA

Application Deadline: 6/10/2016 11:59 PM
 
 

Cleveland Foundation

 

College Now of Greater Cleveland

 


Shining Star CLE 2017

Want to win a $10,000 College Scholarship?
 
Shining Star CLE 2017 is a unique solo-singing competition for any genre of music with finalists performing at the prestigious Ohio Theatre at Playhouse Square. Students will compete for college scholarships. Any high school student in grades 9-12 as of October 2017 is eligible.
 

 
 

Financial Resources



Learn about and apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 
 
 

 

College Now of Greater Cleveland

College Now (formerly Cleveland Scholarship Programs) provides Greater Cleveland students with guidance and access to funds to prepare for and graduate from college.

For more than 40 years, our goal has been to help students pursue educational opportunities that empower them to embark on rewarding careers and strengthen our community.

College Now advisors provide guidance and resources to middle school students, high school students and adult learners to prepare for and explore educational opportunities after high school, including 2-year, 4-year and certificate programs.


 

Federal Student Aid

 
Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, our 1,200 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 15 million students paying for college or career school. We are proud to sponsor millions of American minds pursuing their educational dreams.    
 
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