Say Yes Cleveland provides scholarships up to the value of tuition to:
To be eligible for a Say Yes scholarship, students must 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.
*Students who reside in Bratenahl, Linndale, Newburgh Heights, and parts of Brook Park and Garfield Heights assigned to the Cleveland Metropolitan School District are also eligible if they meet enrollment requirements.
To learn more details about the opportunity, read the Scholarship FAQ.
For a detailed walk-through of the scholarship process and requirements, download our Scholarship Guidebook.
The goals of the Say Yes scholarships are to increase education levels of Cleveland residents; boost and retain population in the City of Cleveland; improve college access for middle- and low-income families in Cleveland; and spur economic growth and expansion in Cleveland.
Oversight and Administration
Say Yes Cleveland Scholarship, Inc., a nonprofit organization, is responsible for oversight of the scholarship fund and administration. A list of board members can be found here.
College Now Greater Cleveland has been contracted to administer the Say Yes Cleveland Scholarship program.
If your question isn’t answered in the FAQ, please reach out to the Say Yes Cleveland Scholarship Hotline, which is administered by College Now Greater Cleveland.