Building a thriving community, one scholarship at a time!

Major R. McNeal Scholarship Endowment

Created in the spirit of one of Cincinnati’s most innovative educators, business and community leaders, the mission of the Major R. McNeil Scholarship Fund is to promote professional development for high school students who seek to carry on his legacy, which is driven by the philosophy of passion, service and impact.

The Major R. McNeil Endowment provides renewable scholarships for African American high school seniors graduating from Withrow High School who have financial need and are planning to obtain an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.

Removing Financial Barriers to Education


Establish A Scholarship

Join other businesses, organizations, individuals and non-profits who have committed to helping thousands of students achieve their dream.


Apply For A Scholarship

Begin the process by creating your account to access the application for a need-based scholarship. Potential financial assistance is a click away.


Donate to a Scholarship

All contributions to the Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation are tax-deductible. Click below to view various donation levels.

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