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Student and benefactor Ann Lane Gates in graduation cap and gown

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Through Akron Community Foundation scholarship funds, forward-thinking benefactors like Ann Lane Gates are helping local students achieve their educational dreams.

Some scholarships fund a student's education in a specific area of study, like health care or engineering. Others help students attend their alma mater or award scholarships to students from a specific high school. Altogether, generous community foundation fundholders have made possible hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarship grants, helping area students like you achieve brighter futures. Search our scholarship opportunities below.

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Erwin & Katherine Geis Scholarship Fund

Amount

$3,000/yr each for two college students

$2,000/yr each for two private H.S. students

$1,000/yr each for two private elementary school students

$3,000/yr for one Metropolitan at the 9 employee or child of employee

Number of Awards

7

Deadline

June 1

Eligibility

Established by the Geis family to provide scholarships for Geis Companies employees/affiliates and their children, as well as the children of the company's subcontractors, vendors and Brunswick Park residents.


Eligibility requirements:

 

  • Geis Companies employee or child of employee, affiliate, subcontractor, vendor or Brunswick Park resident
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need

 

Application deadline: June 1

Phone

330-436-5615

Career Field

N/A

Financial Need

Yes

Service Area

Northeast Ohio

Duration/Renewal

Must reapply annually by submission of a new application.

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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