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JCU is pleased to provide 5 scholarship opportunities each year to students attending Say Yes eligible schools in Cleveland, OH. As part of this program, students can receive up to 8 semesters of financial support to meet the full cost of tuition and mandatory fees at JCU. 

Eligible students must:

  • Reside in the city of Cleveland
  • Be continuously enrolled in a CMSD or partnering charter high school and live continuously within the city of Cleveland or one of the areas served by CMSD from 9th grade through graduation
  • Have an annual family income at or below $75,000 (Students whose families earn $75,000 or more may be eligible for a $5,000 Say Yes Cleveland Choice Scholarship)

To apply for the scholarship: 

  • Complete your application to JCU (available beginning August 1 of your senior year)
  • Submit your FAFSA (available beginning October 1 of your senior year)
  • Complete the Say Yes Cleveland Certification Form through the scholarship portal at

For more information visit Say Yes Cleveland.


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