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CACC Scholarship

The Chamber offers scholarships to support students pursuing a post secondary education, either with a 2/4 year college or in a specified trade school.

Amount: $1,000 as a one-time payment

Deadline: February 9, 2024

The winner will be recognized publicly and are invited to attend the Annual Awards and Banquet in March of 2024

Who Can Apply:

Any 2024 high school graduating senior who is a resident of the Chardon Local School District (44024 foot print) and who has applied to a two/four year degree-granting institute of post-secondary education or a vocational-technical school.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant has accumulated 40 hours of community service while enrolled as a student
  • Applicant has participated in at least two extra-curricular activities or is employed
  • Applicant must be a resident of the Chardon Local School District
  • Minimum GPA: 3.00
  • Must complete 800-1,000 word essay answering:
    • What is a personal achievement that makes you proud?
    • What is a mistake you have made and what did you learn from that experience?
    • Describe how you view yourself.
  • Must include transcript
  • Must include two typed and signed recommendation letters - one being from a non-faculty member.

How to Submit Application:

The deadline to apply is February 9, 2024. Complete applications must be emailed as a single PDF to Any applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

We ask that applicants save the following dates:

-February 20. 2024 between 3-5p for 30 minute, individual in-person interviews

-March 12, 2024 between 5-8p to be recognized at the Chardon Area Chamber's Annual Award Banquet

*If for any reason the winner of the scholarship is unable to persue their post-secondary education, scholarship winnings must be returned to the Chamber and will be awarded to another eligible applicant.


CONGRATULATIONS to the 2023 Scholarship Recipients!

Eric Sivula

Julianne Sweet

Natalie Zemba


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