Ten area women receive scholarships from College Club West
Since 1971, College Club West has awarded educational scholarships to women aged 25 or older who are enrolled in a four-year degree or graduate program. College Club's Scholarship committee determines grant eligibility based on maturity, academic record, goals and financial need. This year's scholarships totaled $31,000, and were awarded to women from Cleveland, Olmsted Township, Strongsville, Broadview Heights, Parma, Warrensville Heights and Lakewood.
Two scholarships were awarded to women pursuing graduate degrees in education: Sherry Morgan of Cleveland is enrolled in a Master of Science in Education online program, Fort Hays State University, Kansas. Abigail Nixon of Olmsted Township is enrolled in a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Akron.
Of the eight additional scholarships totaling $24,000, six recipients are pursuing degrees at Cleveland State University. Jeannette Abifadel from Strongsville and Malika Kidd from Broadview Hts., Master of Business Administration; Elizabeth Stiles of Cleveland, Master of Public Administration; Kelly Green of Parma, Bachelor of Social Work; Megan Lannen Neet of Cleveland, Master of Clinical Mental Health and Counseling, and Bridget Schuster of Lakewood, Juris Doctor, Cleveland Marshall College of Law.
Scholarships were also awarded to Caitlin Rader of Lakewood, who is in the Osteopathic Medicine program at Ohio University; and Melissa Arcuri, Broadview Heights, who is pursuing a Master of Library and Information Science, Kent State University.
College Club West is a non-profit, philanthropic association founded in 1926 that supports women's education through its scholarship program. Comprised of 35 interest groups, the association offers its 200 members opportunities for life-long learning, social engagement and community involvement. Membership is open to women living in the western suburbs who have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited degree granting college or who are registered nurses. For more information visit www.collegeclubwest.org.
PR manager, College Club West