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Peter Witt Scholarship

Peter Witt Scholarship

WebsiteEligibilityDeadlinePast Winners CAS Sophomores/Juniors March 1, 2017 See below


The Peter Witt Scholarship Fund was established in 1960 to provide financial assistance to deserving students of The College of Arts and Sciences whose interests are in social work, city planning, or community involvement. Preference will be given to students living in the Cleveland area. Students applying for this scholarship should have demonstrated leadership and engagement in activities on and off campus.

Application Procedure

1.Complete and submit the following to Dean Amanda McCarthy at by the campus deadline of March 1, 2017: 

Preference will be for all documents to be sent in one singular PDF. Reference letters can be submitted separately by the letter writer either electronically to or via US/campus mail to the Office of Undergraduate Studies, Case Western Reserve University, 357 Sears Building, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH  44106-7028.

2. Applications will be reviewed and considered by the Peter Witt Scholarship Committee.

3. Award winners will be notified and then also honored at the Honors Assembly at the end of the spring semester.

Application Timeline
Application deadline (recommendation letters included) March 1, 2017 
Committee review and selection March 6-24, 2017
Award notification March 31, 2017
Academic Awards Assembly April 28, 2017 

Value of the Award

The amount of the scholarship varies, but depending on need and other factors, it may be for as much as $5,000.

Past Winners


Harleen Grewal
Class of 2017
Major: Psychology

Xinyi Gu
Class of 2017
Major: Economics, French and Francophone Studies

Liana Kabins
Class of 2018
Majors: International Studies, Political Science

Hannah Kent
Class of 2018
Majors: Psychology, Cognitive Science

Pavan Krishnan
Class of 2018
Major: Biochemistry

Andrea Lau
Class of 2017
Majors: International Studies, Psychology

Kyung Nam
Class of 2017
Majors: Art History, International Studies

Temiloluwa Omilabu
Class of 2017
Majors: English, Political Science

Elizabeth Perea
Class of 2017
Majors: Psychology, Spanish

Elizabeth Taylor
Class of 2017
Major: Political Science

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