Wilma Chapman Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Description

Eligibility: To be eligible for a Wilma A. Chapman Fund scholarship, you must: * Be a resident of the city of Cleveland * Be enrolled or accepted in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited, Pell-eligible educational institution for full-time (12 credit hours) or part-time (minimum six credit hours) status per term * Have a mental illness in one of the following categories: schizophrenia, mood disorders, or anxiety disorders * Have your treating physicians endorsement * Have household income of less than $100,000 * Be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (unexpired) Selection process: A selection committee composed of a broad mix of individuals from Greater Cleveland will select scholarship award recipients based on the completed application and the following criteria: a) evidence of commitment, b) ability to benefit and c) compatibility of course work to career path. A personal interview also may be required. Please note that finalists will be required to verify a household income of less than $100,000. Award process: The annual award amount will be based on the performance of the fund and number of applicants selected. Generally, one new award of $750 is made annually. Awards must be applied to tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses. Additional support may be available to recipients for one additional year. To be eligible for renewal, a recipient must meet the initial eligibility requirements, demonstrate stability in medical regimen and capability to continue, and achieve a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 grade scale. Grants are paid to the school for the benefit of the selected student(s).  Limited to residents of the greater Cleveland, OH, area.

Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: 750

Max Award: 750

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization The Cleveland Foundation
1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1300
Cleveland, OH 44115

Contact Person:

Phone: Phone: (216) 861-3810

Fax: Fax: (216) 861-1729