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Welcome to our scholarship page

   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.


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: Scholarship Programs

Single Parent Scholarships


Helpful information on Federal Student Aid for Adult Students.

Writing assistance available for your scholarship essay

Need help writing a scholarship essay?  Download Scholarship Essay Tips provided by College Now Greater Cleveland (formerly Cleveland Scholarship Programs).