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Caroline Perry Cleveland and Mecca Ann Perry Scholarship

Deadline: April 1


  • Class: Graduate
  • GPA: any
  • Major: Education
  • Location: Any
  • Additional Requirements: Teacher

This scholarship will be awarded to current teachers under contract in local school systems who wish to return to Cumberland to earn the Master of Arts in Education degree. The funds will be divided among 20 students annually. Mrs. Cleveland was a student at Cumberland University in the 1920s and later was a member of the University faculty. Miss Perry was a 1923 graduate of Cumberland University. The two sisters were teachers for many years. Their scholarship was funded by a bequest from Mrs. Cleveland’s estate.