Diversity Scholarships

Scholarship opportunities are key to empowering emerging leaders, particularly those from marginalized or underserved backgrounds. Read on to learn how you can support these vital funds.

Interested in creating an endowed scholarship, or have questions about how you can help promote diversity through giving? Contact Bradford Crews at bxc310@case.edu or 216.368.4303.

Undergraduate Scholarships

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Doc Kelker Scholarship

This scholarship honors Frank “Doc” Kelker (WRU ‘39), a dedicated advocate for education and Cleveland youth.

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Douglas W. Nock Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to individuals who have advocated for the LGBT community at Case Western Reserve or in their high school.

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Michael E. Fisher Scholarship

Awarded to second-year undergraduates, this scholarship honors Michael Fisher, a former assistant director of admissions at CWRU who played a critical role in recruiting and retaining Black students.

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Stephanie Tubbs Jones Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students who embody the community-minded spirit of Stephanie Tubbs-Jones (FSM '71, LAW '74), a dedicated public servant and the first African American woman from Ohio to be elected to Congress.

Graduate Scholarships

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Diane O. McDaniel Scholarship

Named for dedicated alumna Diane O. McDaniel (MGT '87), this scholarship assists Weatherhead School of Management students pursuing an MBA or MPOD.

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Fred D. Gray Scholarship

This scholarship honors the legacy of iconic civil rights attorney Fred Gray (LAW '54) by supporting JD students at CWRU School of Law.

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Louis Stokes Fellowship in Community Development

In memory of civic leader and Congressman Louis Stokes (WRU ‘48), this scholarship aids students at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences who exemplify leadership in serving marginalized populations. 

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Robert L. Haynie MD PhD Scholarship

Honoring devoted faculty member and alumnus Robert L. Haynie (GRS ’72, MED ’78), this fund aids underrepresented students enrolled in CWRU School of Medicine. 

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Frances Payne Bolton Leaders Scholarship Fund

Like Case Western Reserve's nursing school, this fund honors its namesake who was dedicated to reducing barriers to access for students from underrepresented communities to gain high quality education and training.