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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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Richard L. Averitte Memorial Scholarship Fund

Amount

$500-$1,000

Number of Awards

Varies

Deadline

April 30

Eligibility

Established by the Coming Together Project in memory of Richard L. Averitte, who was a music educator with Akron Public Schools for 31 years before becoming the first executive director of the Coming Together Project.

Eligibility requirements:
  • Akron-area senior
  • Participation in a music program

Application deadline: April 30

Phone

330-436-5615

Career Field

N/A

Financial Need

Yes

Service Area

Akron

Duration/Renewal

No
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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