Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship Program

The Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship Program has been established to support City of Cleveland employees, their children and Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) students interested in pursuing a full-time college education beginning fall semester, August 2012.

City of Cleveland employees and their children will be offered an opportunity to apply for one of the following scholarships:

  • Five $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to children of City of Cleveland employees who are graduating seniors entering into their first year of enrollment at a post-secondary institution (four-year college/university).
  • Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to children of City of Cleveland employees who are currently enrolled at a four-year college.
  • Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to City of Cleveland employees earning a bachelors degree (full or part-time).
  • Twenty-two $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors from City of Cleveland Recreation Centers.

Cleveland Metropolitan School District students will be offered an opportunity to apply for one of the following scholarships:

  • Ten $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to CMSD graduating seniors entering into their first year of enrollment at a post-secondary institution (four-year college/university).
  • One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student who will be attending a Historically Black College or University.

Applicants must apply on line at http://www.uncf.org/. Certified transcripts and two letters of recommendation must be uploaded with the application. Additional requirements for these scholarships can be found when applying on the UNCF website.

The deadline for applications is Friday, April 6, 2012. All applicants will be notified of scholarship award decisions by Tuesday, May 1, 2012. For more information, contact Monyka S. Price, Chief of Education at 216.420.8087.

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