Issue 108


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.

  • 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



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.