Cleveland Foundation Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors in USA, 2018


Last updated on April 19th, 2018 at 02:20 pm

The Cleveland Foundation is inviting applications for scholarships from graduating high school seniors. The eligible student must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen and be attending an accredited educational institution.

About Cleveland Foundation

The Cleveland Foundation was the world’s first community foundation. As of December 2011, it is America’s fourth-largest community foundation, with assets of $1.62 billion and annual grants of around $84 million.

Course Level:

Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate programme.

Study Subject:

scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.

Scholarship Award: 

The amount of every scholarship is different.


Scholarship can be taken in the 



The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen*
  • Must be attending an accredited educational institution
  • Must have a minimum grade-point-average of 2.0 or equivalent GED score (Some scholarships require a higher GPA requirement for eligibility)

While not a Universal requirement, many of our scholarships require residence within Cuyahoga, Lake, or Geauga Counties. Applicants must not be a relative of a member of the Cleveland Foundation staff or the foundation’s Board of Directors.


Students from USA are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: A minimum grade-point-average (GPA) of 2.0 or GED score of 2.89 is required. Some scholarships specify a higher GPA for consideration.

How to Apply:

 Application Methods

  • Refer to Scholarship Listings page to view all available scholarships and their required application method.
  • General Application – using Scholarship Gateway, apply with one application and be considered for multiple scholarships.
  • Corporate/Group Application – using our Scholarship Gateway, apply for a new scholarship through your affiliated corporation or special group.
  • External Application – contact the affiliated school or organization.

Renewal – Some Scholarships are renewable provided the student has met the requirements for continued support (See scholarship details). To renew a current scholarship for the next academic year, complete and return the Renewal/Verification form and requirements by April 1, 2017.

All requirements must be uploaded to your application by the Application Deadline. Online instructions will be provided for uploading your requirements.

  • Completed Online Application form
  • Current Transcript from your school
  • Essay/Personal Statement
  • (2) Letters of Recommendation
  • FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) showing your Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
  • Letter of Acceptance from the School you plan to attend – if available

Application Deadline: The application deadline is March Annually

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