Attention Students!

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

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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

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The Adult Continuing & Degree Completer Scholarship will open for application by appointment  May 11, 2020

email: adultfocus@uakron.edu 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!

Learn more about the Akron Guarantee Scholarship.

UA Adult Focus scholarships


  Scholarships Offered by the Colleges

     See also: Scholarship information from UA's Financial Aid Office.

        Grants, Loans, Federal Work Study, Student Employment


Military scholarships

For UA veterans

The Student Veterans of America have a $110,000 scholarship program. 

Raytheon Patriot Scholarship 
Two U.S. Army veterans pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited four-year institution will each be awarded a $10,000 scholarship.

Also:

The R.C. Musson and Katharine M. Musson Charitable Foundation Scholarship for Veterans was established to support full-time undergraduate and graduate veterans and currently serving military members at The University of Akron who have exhausted all other G.I. benefits.

Other opportunities for military scholarships can be found here, Military scholarships.

Other scholarships


Scholarship sites

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:

“Senior Scholar” Scholarship Presented by 65Medicare.org

Get Educated

Job-Applications.com Scholarship Programs

Single Parent Scholarships

BigFuture

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).