The Cleveland Foundation Scholarships

Managed by College Now Greater Cleveland


Minimum GPA: 2.0

Location or High School: Cuyahoga, Lake, or Geauga County

Field of Study: Health science, law, or education (preference)

Deadline: March 15th, 2023

Application Type: General App

The Ruth Burda Motzer Scholarship

Purpose: This scholarship fund was established to support students from Cuyahoga, Lake, or Geauga County who demonstrate financial need. Preference given to those studying health science, law, or education.

• High school senior or graduate from Cuyahoga, Lake, or Geauga County

• Minimum 2.0 GPA

•Enrolling or enrolled full-time in an accredited non-profit educational institution

• Financial need

• Preference given to those studying health science, law, or education

Application Method: Submit a Cleveland Foundation Scholarships General Application here.

Selection Process: The annual award amount will be based on the performance of the fund and number of applicants selected. Formal notification of award will be made by College Now to the selected recipient(s).

Award Info: Awards will be paid directly to the institution and must be applied to tuition, fees, books, supplies, and/or equipment required for coursework.

Awarded Student Requirements:
1. Maintain full-time enrollment status

2. Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA

Renewal: This award has historically been renewable for a maximum of 4 total years of support provided the student meets the scholarship requirements and funding remains available.

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Suite 125
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

First floor of the Post Office Plaza building


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