October 19, 2019

Walter O. Larson Scholarship Awarded by Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County

The Walter O. Larson Scholarship is an award sponsored by Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County.

Information About the Scholarship:

Amount of Scholarship: Average – $1000
Application Deadline: 20-April
Scholarship Requirements: Candidate must be a resident of Lorain County. Selection is based upon a minimum 2.0 grade point average, field of study, merit, financial need and community involvement.
Eligible for: Applicant must be a college freshman, sophmore, junior or senior.

Awarded by:

Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County
1865 N. Ridge Road, East, Suite A
Lorain, OH 44055
Phone: 440 277 0142
Fax Number: 440 277 6955

Contact Details:

Romona Grigsby
Special Projects Coordinator

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Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County

Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County