Scholarships for adult students
NOTE: Please read each scholarship individually for an active link to an application to complete or where to go for a hard copy. If there is no active link, please check back.
UA Adult Focus scholarships
- Verna Trushel Displaced Homemakers' Scholarship
- Osher Foundation Reentry Scholarship
- Adult Continuing and Completer Scholarship
See also: Scholarship information from UA's Financial Aid Office.
- American Legion
- Amvets: Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo Family Foundation Memorial Scholarship
- Amvets National Scholarship Program
- Amvets Scholarships
- Daniel Devnick Scholarship
- Goedeker’s Appliances Public Service Scholarship
- Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship
- Minority Scholarships
- Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship
- Society of Sponsors of the U.S. Navy Centennial Scholarship Program
- NBCC Foundation
- Pat Tillman Foundation
- The Army Women’s Foundation (AWF) Legacy Scholarship
- VFW Military Scholarship
- Barberton Community Foundation Adult Back to School
- Barberton Community Foundation Magic Scholarship
- Choose Ohio First STEM Scholarship
- College Now Greater Cleveland
- Ruth Wolter Tuition Grant for the mature woman who needs one year or less to complete her college degree
- Scholarships and Financial Aid for Women
- Wayne County Women's Network Scholarship
- WITAN President's Scholarship
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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