John Carroll University has received a major grant from the John Huntington Fund for Education, in support of the University’s Forever Carroll Campaign, to provide scholarships and financial aid for academically talented undergraduates. The $1 million grant is targeted toward students majoring in scientific or technical fields of study, including biology, chemistry, computer science, physics, and accounting.
Peter W. Adams, president of the Fund’s Board of Trustees explained the importance of partnering with John Carroll, saying, “It’s because of your very fine curriculum in the technical and scientific areas—that gives students the preparation they need to become successfully employed in a competitive, global working environment.”
“We are grateful for this grant from the John Huntington Fund for Education, which makes it possible for many bright young men and women at JCU to complete their education,” said John Carroll University President Robert L. Niehoff, S.J. “Our students and their families depend on various sources of financial aid, especially in challenging economic times, and the Fund will have a lasting impact on their lives.”
About the John Huntington Fund for Education
The John Huntington Fund for Education was established in 1954, in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Huntington was a partner in Clark, Payne, & Company, one of Cleveland’s largest oil refineries. Initially, grants from the Fund were used to operate the John Huntington Polytechnic Institute, a free, evening school. After the school closed, the Fund annually began distributing scholarships to area higher education institutions.