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Student and benefactor Ann Lane Gates in graduation cap and gown

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Dombo-Fielder Communication Scholarship for Women

Amount

Up to $5,000

Number of Awards

Varies

Deadline

April 1

Eligibility

Established in honor of George and Margaret Dombo to provide scholarships for female students from Akron public or parochial schools.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Female student who is currently attending or is an alumna of an Akron public or parochial school. Open to high school seniors, students currently enrolled in a four-year Ohio public college, and returning (nontraditional) students.
  • Planning to study communications/English
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Enrolled in a four-year public college in Ohio

Application deadline: April 1

Phone

330-436-5615

Career Field

Communications

Service Area

Akron

Duration/Renewal

Renewable for one additional year depending on funds available. Must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Applicants must apply through our online application system. Instructions and tutorials are available to help you set up your profile and navigate the system.


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