Scholarships

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The Honors College has several scholarships available exclusively to Honors College students. Currently enrolled Honors College students must meet the eligibility requirements specific to each scholarship for which they are applying (and be in good standing with the Honors College). Students may apply for one or more scholarships. Please do not apply for a scholarship for which you are not fully qualified.

The scholarship awards listed below are made possible by generous donations from alumni, friends, and the university community. The purpose of the scholarships is to benefit students in their academic pursuits. The number of these awards varies.

Honors College Minority Scholarship

The Honors College offers one $2,000 scholarship per year for students who identify as African American, Latin American, or Native American. Students must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA to be considered for this award.

Application Period: February 1 - June 15

Honors Minority Scholarship Application

Study Away Scholarships

Students must successfully complete at least one Honors course before they are eligible to receive Honors College stipends or scholarships. Check with your Honors College advisor to see whether your Honors College scholarship can be applied to your study away program. In addition to receiving possible Honors College scholarships, students are encouraged to apply for the competitive awards listed below.

SEMESTER OR ACADEMIC-YEAR PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS

A number of $1000-$1500 scholarships are available to Honors students participating in a semester or academic-year study abroad program. Preference is given to students participating in a Kent State program.

Application Period: February 1 - June 15

Semester Study Abroad Application

SUMMER PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS

A number of $500 scholarships are available to Honors students participating in a 4-week or longer summer study abroad program. Preference is given to students participating in a Kent State program.

Application Period: February 1 - April 15

Summer Study Abroad Scholarship Application