Scholarship Students

SCHOLARSHIPS
Junior/Senior Scholarship Program

The Scholarship Committee of the Case Alumni Foundation is proud to oversee the selection of Junior/Senior Scholarship recipients every spring. This longstanding tradition awards undergraduate scholarship funds to deserving Case students based on merit, need and personal skills. Awards are made possible by the generous donations of alumni, many of whom received these very same scholarships when they were students at Case.

STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS:

• Rising sophomore or junior – awards will be applied the following academic year
• Pursuing a B.S. in engineering, math or the applied sciences
• Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
• Nominated by a department chair, academic adviser, faculty or staff
• Not receiving a full-tuition scholarship

 

Students interested in applying for a Junior/Senior Scholarship may want to contact their department chair or advisor during the fall academic semester. 

After being nominated by a department chair or academic advisor:

• Students will receive notification of nomination via the Case Alumni Foundation via email.
• To accept this nomination and be considered for a scholarship, students must fill out and submit the scholarship application within the notification email by the indicated deadline. APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED PAST THE POSTED DUE DATE.
• Students who have applied on time will be invited via to select a time slot to be interviewed by members of the Alumni Interview Panel. STUDENTS WHO DO NOT SELECT A TIME SLOT BY THE POSTED DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ADMITTED FOR AN INTERVIEW.
• Students will be notified of scholarship awards by the Case Alumni Foundation after interviews have been completed.

Scholarship renewal and terms:

• Sophomore scholarship recipients are entitled to receive the Junior/Senior Scholarship for a total of up to four semesters while taking at least 12 credit hours of undergraduate coursework per semester on the Case Western Reserve University campus as long as they continue to pursue a BS in their desired field. A renewal process is required to receive the final two semesters of funding.
• Junior scholarship recipients are entitled to receive the Junior/Senior Scholarship for a total of up to two semesters while taking at least 12 credit hours of undergraduate coursework per semester on the Case Western Reserve University campus.
• Students can only be nominated and interviewed for this scholarship once per academic year. Additional nominations after the first one in the same academic year will be disregarded.
• Junior/Senior Scholarships are awarded only to students who are enrolled in at least 12 credit hours of undergraduate coursework per semester. For students on co-ops or other leaves of absence, awards will resume when the student returns to campus full time.

CONTACT:

Janna Greer | Manager of Donor Relations and Grants
janna.greer@casealum.org | 216.368.3647

Dual Degree Scholarship

The Case Alumni Foundation Dual Degree Scholarship is awarded to students who are in the two-three (2/3) program who have transferred to Case to finish their last three years from their last institution of two years. These are not advertised gifts. Awards will be given to students and parents of students who have requested aid from the Office of Financial Aid, Office of Engineering Student Programs, Case School Engineering or the Case Alumni Foundation. The Case Alumni Foundation will work with contacts from these departments to be able to award scholarships to deserving students.

On-Campus Requirements:

The Case Alumni Foundation Dual Degree Scholarship is awarded for the remaining undergraduate coursework taken on the Case campus. If the student will be on a co-op assignment or studying abroad, he/she will be awarded the scholarship only for the semesters taking classes on campus. Please contact the Case Alumni Foundation when the semesters of the co-op assignment or study abroad program have been determined.

AWARD AMOUNT:

The Case Alumni Foundation will award $2,500 per semester of undergraduate coursework (12 credit hours or more per semester) to dual degree students for their remaining semesters at Case Western Reserve University.

Student Qualifications:

• Students are entering the Case School of Engineering OR the College of Arts and Science
• Students intend on graduating with a B.S. in math or science
• Students have maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 from the original institution

PROCESS:

Forms to submit:
• A most recent college transcript
• A resume
• A third-person biography
• An Authorization of Release Form (Click HERE to download)

 

Biography format:
• Body of an e-mail (NOT an attachment)
• 12-point font in Times New Roman
• Your biography will be shared with the donors responsible for supporting scholarships

All of the above MUST be received by the Case Alumni Foundation prior to an award being granted

once awarded:

• Upon receiving a notification letter of the particular fund awarded
• Read about the short history of the fund
• Acknowledge the name(s) of the donor(s) who established it
• Send a letter of thanks to those donors
• Send a letter of thanks to the chair of the Scholarship Committee

receiving award

We will notify the Office of Financial Aid, and this award will be credited to your account. If, for some reason, your records indicate a discrepancy in your Case Alumni Foundation Scholarship Award, please do not hesitate to contact at the number provided below.

renewal

At the end of each academic year, you will receive an e-mail with all scholarship renewal requirements attached. Please complete these requirements in a timely basis to insure the continued payment of your scholarship.

CONTACT:

Janna Greer | Manager of Donor Relations and Grants
janna.greer@casealum.org | 216.368.3647

special Scholarship

The Case Alumni Foundation is proud to award a select number of individual scholarships to deserving students who meet the criteria of specific funds from some of our generous donors. If you are a current undergraduate student in good academic standing pursuing a bachelor of science degree in engineering with a financial need, please contact Janna Greer, manager of donor relations and grants at janna.greer@casealum.org or 216.368.3647 to inquire about the potential qualifications for these scholarships.