How to apply

Application Requirements

Applicants must attend a D.A.W.N. partner school. 


Partner Schools:


      John Hay High School

      2075 Stokes Blvd, Cleveland, OH  44106


       Cleveland School of the Arts

      2064 Stearns Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106


Applicants must hold a 3.5 GPA or higher. 


Applicants must be actively involved in a community organization or program.

Application Process

Students of partner schools attend a presentation which is led by board members and previous scholarship winners. Interested students are asked to complete the D.A.W.N. application and required essay. Finalists will have a formal interview. 


To apply, contact a guidance counselor at your respective partner school or contact us for more information.