Enterprise Ohio is pleased to announce a new scholarship ooportunity for African-American students pursuing a degree that will help them in joining or advancing in Cleveland's community development field by way of completion of a graduate degree. Enterprise will help meet financial need by awarding up to two scholarships of up to $5,00 each for the 2019-2020 school year.
The scholarship is offered for the 2019-2020 school year in honor of Bruce Murphy. Mr. Murphy made tremendous contributions to community development during his tenure at KeyBank and was recognized as Enterprise's Visionary of the Year in 2018.
Applicants should submit the following documents to Angelina Turner no later than 5 p.m. ET on April 1, 2019.
- Application cover page
- Current resume or curriculum vitae
- Undergraduate and graduate transcripts, as applicable. (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
- One current letter of recommendation
- Personal statement (maximum 600 words) addressing:
- Career goals and reason(s) for your interest in pursuing a career in community development in Cleveland
- How your current major or program of study will support a career in community development
- Community and/or civic engagement
- Brief statement on financial need and the scholarship amount you are requesting (up to $5,000 for full-time students; up to $2,500 for part-time students)
- Student Aid Report from the FAFSA form showing your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). The EFC is available to you after you complete the FAFSA. Support in completing the FAFSA is often available through your financial aid office. You can download a PDF of the Student Aid Report at www.fafsa.gov.