Many donors have chosen to establish scholarship funds at The Greater Cincinnati Foundation to memorialize a loved one, honor an alma mater, or for a specific group of people.

Our Partnership with the Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation

Many of the scholarship funds established at GCF are administered by the Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation. Interested students should research available scholarships and apply directly to CSF.

Learn more about our partnership with CSF

The Advocates for African-Americans Scholarship

The Advocates for African-Americans Scholarship program will annually award scholarships to undergraduate students at accredited, two or four-year colleges or universities.  Scholarship awards are granted on the basis of academic achievement, honors, participation in school and community activities, education and career goals and a letter of recommendation.

The Cincinnati Business and Professional Women's Scholarship Fund

Established by the Cincinnati chapter of Business and Professional Women in 1999 to assist women aged 25 or older who are starting or returning to school for an associate or baccalaureate degree at an accredited regional school. It is one of the only scholarship funds for adult women. Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance and potential, financial need, and the quality of the application. More than 70 women have been helped through this fund.

Applications are accepted March 1 – April 30 every year. 



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