DUE TO THE EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES BEING TAKEN TO LIMIT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 PUT IN PLACE BY THE STATE OF OHIO AND THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
the following scholarships have extended their application deadlines to;
Friday, May 8, 2020.
The Bernard F. Osher Reentry Scholarship Closed
Verna Trushel Displaced Homemaker Scholarship Closed
The Mary Dietz Scholarship for Nontraditional Students deadline is May 1, 2020 Closed
The Catherine Kay Davis Displaced Homemaker Endowed Scholarship deadline is May 4, 2020 Closed
The Adult Continuing & Degree Completer Scholarship will open for application by appointment May 11, 2020
email: firstname.lastname@example.org for virtual appointment.
New DreamCatcher Curriculum $1000 scholarships. Click here to apply. Deadline May 30th 2020.
THERE WILL BE NO PERSONAL DELIVERY OF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS.
Follow the instructions on each scholarship for submission instructions.
NEW! The Akron Guarantee Scholarship for adults
Eligible students receive an award immediately, then the scholarship increases in value as you earn credits toward your degree. We’re investing in your future!
UA Adult Focus scholarships
- Verna Trushel Displaced Homemakers' Scholarship
- Osher Foundation Reentry Scholarship
- Adult Continuing and Completer Scholarship
- The Mary Dietz '87, Scholarship for Nontraditional Students
- The Catherine Kay Davis Displaced Homemaker Endowed Scholarship
Scholarships Offered by the Colleges
- Buchtel College of Arts & Sciences Scholarships
- College of Business Administration
- College of Applied Science & Technology
- College of Engineering
- LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education
- College of Health Professions
See also: Scholarship information from UA's Financial Aid Office.
- Barberton Community Foundation Adult Back to School
- Barberton Community Foundation Magic Scholarship
- Choose Ohio First STEM Scholarship
- College Now Greater Cleveland
- Goedeker's Appliances Public Service Scholarship
- Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship
- Scholarships and Financial Aid for Women
- Wayne County Women's Network Scholarship
- WITAN President's Scholarship
- Ruth Wolter Tuition Grant
One of the major concerns of adult students is finding the money to finance their education. Often, adult students are unaware of where to find help or what programs they have eligible to them. One excellent opportunity to consider is the Adult Learner Scholarships from College Now of Greater Cleveland. These are scholarships are for adults (age 19 and older) pursuing an associate's degree or first bachelor's degree. Information and downloadable applications are available at College Now. Other websites for adult learners to investigate include:
Helpful information on Federal Student Aid for Adult Students.
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Need help writing a scholarship essay? Download Scholarship Essay Tips provided by College Now Greater Cleveland (formerly Cleveland Scholarship Programs).