PCCAN Endowed Scholarship

The PCCAN-Portage County College Access Network-Endowed Scholarship was established in 2015 by the Community Action Council of Portage County, Inc.


The applicant must be a graduating senior from Ravenna High School in Ravenna, Ohio with a 3.0 grade point or better.  The applicant must be enrolled in a two-year or four-year degree program at an accredited college, university, technical or trade school to receive the scholarship award.  Preference will be given to first generation college, technical or trade school students, and/or students of designated as low income or are from a family designated as low income.  This is a single year scholarship award to the recipient.  The amount will be determined by the Portage Foundation based on the endowment scholarship fund annual income. The applicant must submit an essay (not to exceed 500 words) describing how they demonstrate any or all of the following characteristics in their life: leadership, strength, compassion, mentoring, and community involvement and volunteerism.  The applicant should also answer the question: “Why should we choose you for this scholarship?”