"50 in 31" Challenge visits Northern Ohio Chapter

The Northern Ohio Chapter welcomes ALS Advocate Larry Kaplan of West Chester, PA to Cleveland, his 12th stop on his "50 in 31" Challenge to complete an Ice Bucket Challenge in every state during the month of August. Larry will stop in Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena on Friday, August 5th. Read more...

 

THE MARCIA LARICHE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018

PURPOSE:

To assist dependent sons and daughters of parents who have been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) living in northeast Ohio finance their education at a postsecondary institution of their choice.

ELIGIBILITY:

  1. Student applicants must be northeast Ohio residents who are dependents of a parent who has/had Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).  Relatives of the LaRiche family or the Frohring Foundation are not eligible to apply.
  2. Applicants may be seniors graduating in 2017, current undergraduate college students, or students not currently enrolled in college between the ages of 18 and 25.
  3. The student selected to receive an award for the 2017 Marcia LaRiche Scholarship Fund must maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average during his/her college years. 
  4. Students selected for the award whose parent has/had ALS must follow, at a minimum, a part-time (6 credit hours) college course of study or major in a four-year college or university, two-year junior or community college. 
  5. Student must demonstrate financial need through established income guidelines.

 
Application Link:

https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/35651-College-Now-Greater-Cleveland

ADMINISTRATION OF THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

College Now Greater Cleveland (College Now) will serve as the administrator of the award.  The scholarship winner will be selected by College Now. 

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD:

Scholarship awards will be based on the available funds and the financial need of the selected students.  The scholarship will be disbursed in two or three payments based on the number of academic terms at the postsecondary institution.

Application Deadline

May 5, 2017 

About College Now Greater Cleveland, Inc.

College Now (formerly Cleveland Scholarship Programs) provides Greater Cleveland students with guidance and access to funds to prepare for and graduate from college. For nearly 50 years, our goal has been to help students pursue educational opportunities that empower them to embark on rewarding careers and strengthen our community. College Now assists 20,000 students each year, delivering college access and success advising, financial aid counseling, and scholarship services in 65 schools, in the College Now Resource Center and through community-based programs. For more information, visit www.collegenowgc.org.