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First Passport Fund: For many people, a passport is a well-worn travel document. But for a student who has never left the country, a passport is the portal to a future that includes global learning, travel, adventure and personal transformation. In a very real sense, a first passport is the first step on a student's global journey. Unfortunately, the cost of a passport can be a stumbling block or stopping point for some students.

Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies will host its Lambda Pi Eta Induction and Undergraduate Student Scholarship Reception on Wednesday, April 20 in the Moulton Hall Ballroom on the Kent campus at 5:30 p.m. The reception provides an opportunity to recognize the achievements of the school’s finest undergraduate students.

Students in the School of Communication Studies are invited to apply for scholarships before the March 1, 2016 deadline.

Any undergraduate or graduate student interested in applying for a scholarship or award should visit scholarships.comm.kent.edu. Log in to the website using your Kent State University Flashline username and password.

JMC Promising Scholars and the donors who fund their scholarships invested in their “social capital” on Thursday, October 1, 2015 during a donor/recipient reception at Laziza Restaurant in Kent.  

Photo of Kent State's 2014-15 Early Intervention Certificate CohortThe Early Childhood Special Education program at Kent State University has received federal funds to prepare individuals at the master’s degree level to work with families of infants and toddlers with disabilities in early intervention settings (home and community contexts).

Kent State University will host the inaugural “Run the World 5K”, a run/walk international-themed race, on Saturday, September 12 on the Kent Campus Esplanade. Registration proceeds will support study abroad scholarships so that Kent State University students can better afford the experience of short or long-term study abroad programs.

State Representative Kathleen Clyde, who represents Central and Southern Portage County in Ohio’s 75th District, met with 30 of Kent State University’s Choose Ohio First scholarship students on Friday (February 13) in the Kent Student Center to discuss a wide range of issues.

After a brief presentation focused on the need for more State support for affordable higher education, more clean energy jobs, and the need for young people to vote and testify in the Statehouse, she took several questions from students. 

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Kent State University Scholarships for Broadening Participation in the Sciences Program with funding to annually provide 21 scholarships of $5,000 each for undergraduate students.

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