One Day at A Time Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was established by an anonymous donor in 2008 to benefit undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students of Case Western Reserve University in recovery from alcohol. This scholarship is offered each year by the PRS Scholarship Committee and the amount awarded depends upon annual yield of the endowment.

Application information is listed below. The deadline to apply is June 1 each year with notification by July 15. If you have any questions, please contact University Counseling Services at

Application Process

Applicants must complete the application and submit the following information to the PRS Scholarship Committee:

  • A personal statement addressing the PRS Commitments, noted above, and how they are related to and influence your present educational goals and future career aspirations.
  • Two (2) brief letters of recommendation, one from each of the following:
    • An individual of your choice who can attest to the quality of your recovery and personal growth
    • A faculty or staff member of Case who can speak about your commitment to academic excellence
  • Current resume
  • Permission to access current transcript in SIS
  • Applicants may also be asked to meet with one or more members of the PRS scholarship committee for a brief interview.

When completed, please send your paperwork to:

PRS Scholarship Committee

220 Sears Building c/o University Counseling Services 10900 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106.
Fax: 216.368.1972 or

PRS Commitments

Applicants must be enrolled and able to demonstrate their commitment to:

  • Sober Living
  • Excellence in Scholarship
  • Personal Growth
  • Social Responsibility
  • Ethical Leadership
Scholarship Eligibility
  • Enrolled as an undergraduate or a graduate/professional student at CWRU
  • Completed at least two semesters, preferably as a full time undergraduate or equivalent graduate student
  • Obtain a 3.0 or higher GPA (or successful academic progress) during the last two semesters prior to applying
  • Achieve at least six months of sobriety
  • Must be in good standing with university academic and student conduct boards
  • Preference will be given to students enrolled in the PRS program with an active PRS Plan* through the UCS

* PRS membership is open to all Case Western Reserve University students in recovery.