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Provost Scholars Mission

The Provost Scholars is an educational enrichment program dedicated to supporting East Cleveland middle and high school students by furthering and strengthening their academic and career goals. We will realize this goal by helping Scholars to:  

  • Expand their creative, critical thinking, and problem solving abilities
  • Strengthen their study practices
  • Outline clear goals for their academic progress
  • Improve their interpersonal proficiencies
  • Explore educational and career pathways through mentoring and relationship building with Case Western Reserve University faculty and staff.

Here you will find everything you need to be an effective Mentor or Scholar. Please contact Program Director Faye Gary if you have any questions or need assistance using OrgSync at 

Portal Information


The Provost Scholars Program is a partnership between Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and East Cleveland City Schools. The program was founded by Provost William “Bud” Baeslack and East Cleveland City School District Superintendent Ms. Myrna Corley, to improve the academic outcomes of East Cleveland (Ohio) middle and high school students.

Students from Heritage Middle School and Shaw High School are selected to:

- Expand their creative, critical thinking and problem solving skills;
Improve their interpersonal proficiencies; and,
- Explore additional academic pathways to post-secondary institutions by forming a mentoring relationship with CWRU faculty and staff and participating in Intensive University Seminars.