Scholarship Awards:


The Foundation believes in supporting our students for higher education.  Scholarship awards can assist to defray some of that cost and make an education beyond high school more accessible. The Foundation manages several scholarship funds established by members of the community, for award, and is able to accept funds for scholarship distribution as a 501(c)3 entity. 

Community Scholarships and Endowed Scholarships can be established by using the form Here:


In 2020 2021 the Foundation will distribute the following Scholarships:


Community Scholarships:

  • Strongsville Education Foundation 3 x$1000 each

  • Carole Maatz Music Scholarship $1000

  • David MacDowell Memorial Scholarship $1000

  • Ryan Cleveland Memorial Scholarship $1000

  • Brooke Bossman Memorial Scholarship $400

  • Michael Joy Scholarship  3 x $1000 each

  • Betty Kerkay Scholarship 3 x $500 each


  • Endowed Scholarships:

  • George Setterfield Memorial Scholarship $1000

  • S.R. Zellers Memorial Scholarship 2 x $1000 each

  • Kailee Mayher Memorial Scholarship $500


They can be applied for via the Strongsville High School Scholarship Application Guidance office process.  Information on that can be found via this link.


Community Scholarships and Endowed Scholarships can be established by using the form Here:


The Samantha Archer Memorial Scholarship Application for 2021 was distributed in 2020 to Molly Largent, a 2020 SHS Grad

The application for this scholarship will be available again in the spring of 2022. 


The SHS Senior Salute is on May 13, 2021. 

The Foundation awarded the following scholarships in 2021:


2021 SEF Community Scholarships:


Betty Kerkay Memorial Scholarship $500 each: Ryan Bakos, Elias Asmar and Jaclyn Karpinsky 

Brooke Bossman Memorial Scholarship $400: April Trimmer

Carole L. Maatz Music Scholarship $1000: Madison Tish

David MacDowell Memorial Scholarship $1000: Alexandria Elias-Webber

Michael Joy Scholarship $1000 each: Nathan Dubsky, Marquis Globokar and Mathias Hammer

Ryan Cleveland Memorial Scholarship $1000: Matthew Fragapane

Samantha Archer Memorial Scholarship $2500/year for up to 3 years: Molly Largent

Strongsville Education Foundation Scholarship $1000 each: Adam Hartman, Aron Tocaj and Samantha McNabb


2021 SEF Endowed Scholarships:


George Setterfield Memorial Scholarship $1000: Izabella Abruzzino

Kailee Mayher Memorial Scholarship $500: Audrey Jicha

S.R. Zellers Memorial Scholarship $1000 each: Hanna Lucas and Nicholas Marimberga