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External scholarships require separate applications to be completed directly from the offering institutions and may have different requirements and deadlines than those offered by Kent State Trumbull. Please contact the organizations directly for additional information.

Altrusa Club of Warren
The Altrusa Club of Warren is offering a $1000 scholarship for one deserving Trumbull student to be used in the 2015-2016 academic year. Altrusa is an international network of executives and professionals in diversified career classifications, dedicated to improving their communities by personal service. Through their local clubs, members unite their varied talents in service to others. Altrusa is recognized internationally for the significant contributions of its clubs and members. The Altrusa Club of Warren was founded over 40 years ago to help promote the educational and career advancement of women in the local community. All application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. 

Amish Descendant Scholarship Fund (ADSF)
The Amish Descendant Scholarship Fund (ADSF) was founded by a small group of former Amish with big dreams — to help other former Amish realize their dreams of earning a college education. Because the Amish only study to the eighth grade, it is challenging for those who leave the community to pursue a higher education. For more information about ADSF, and to apply, visit Amish Descendant Scholarship Fund.

Cleveland Council of Black Nurses, Inc. Nursing Scholarship
Open to male and female nursing students attending or planning to attend an accredited nursing program in fall 2015. Complete information and instructions are now available. Application deadline is May 31, 2015.

LifeShare Scholarship
LifeShare Community Blood Services is a community-focused nonprofit organization committed to providing safe and adequate blood and blood component supply for patient healthcare in Northeast Ohio. Students across the region support our mission by donating blood. To acknowledge the crucial role students, faculty and administration play in helping maintain adequate blood supply, the LifeShare Community Blood Services Scholarship was created. Kent State University at Trumbull sponsors LifeShare blood drives on campus. One $500 scholarship is created for every 35 units of blood collected during the academic year.  Complete information, including criteria is available here, as well as the scholarship application.

Richard T. Naples, Sr. Education Foundation Scholarship
Richard T. Naples Sr. and family own and operate three fireworks stores located in Niles, Hubbard, and Canton, Ohio. They have established the scholarship program to help young adults defray a portion of the costs of a higher education, which includes not only colleges and universities, but also institutes for fine and performing arts, as well as trade and vocational schools/institutes.Additional information can be obtained from Wholesale Fireworks.

Carrie Peska Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Carrie Peska dedicated 22 years of her life to Nursing before her tragic passing in an automobile accident in 2009. After her passing, the Carrie Peska Scholarship Committee was formed in order to award nursing scholarships in her honor.  Individuals must be enrolled in a nursing program to apply. Application and guidelines are available via the attached document

Seven Seventeen Credit Union Scholarships
Seven Seventeen Credit Union is the third largest credit union in Ohio and among the largest in the country. Ten branches in five Northeast Ohio counties serve more than 76,000 members. Seven Seventeen Credit Union offers scholarships for post-secondary education to graduating high school seniors who have an account at Seven Seventeen or are the legal dependent of a Seven Seventeen member, or are members of Seven Seventeen's cha-ching Teen Club or the edge young adult program. Additional information can be obtained from Seven Seventeen Credit Union.

Trumbull County Historical Society's Becky Smith Memorial Scholarship
Smith was an honor student from Lakeview High School that held degrees from both Kent State University and Youngstown State University. She was an ardent promoter of the historic preservation of older buildings and homes and was hired by the city of Butler, PA in 2008 as manager for their Main Street Program to promote the revitalization of Downtown Butler. Smith died in an automobile accident in 2011 and a scholarship has been created in her memory. Additional information can be obtain from the Trumbull County Historical Society.

Trumbull County Women's History Committee
Open to female, non-traditional, full-time students, sophomore or higher. Must be residents of Trumbull County and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Download the scholarship application (PDF)

Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation Scholarships
The Trumbull Memorial Hospital Foundation was originally incorporated in 1976 as an Ohio nonprofit corporation, with its supported organization and sole member being Trumbull Memorial Hospital. In March 2009, Forum Health, Trumbull Memorial Hospital, and the Foundation - along with other related entities - filed for Chapter 11. After more than two years of proceedings, the Foundation was released from the bankruptcy process and the Foundation Board secured a supporting organization designation with the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley in July 2012. The funds, previously restricted to the support of Trumbull Memorial Hospital, will now be used to support a broad range of health care services and health care education needs of Trumbull County residents. Additional information and applications are available through the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation.

Trumbull Town Hall Scholarship
The Trumbull Town Hall Scholarship is open to female students, 24 years old and older, and that are Trumbull County residents. Applicants must be enrolled, or plan to be enrolled, full-time (12+ hours) for the 2015–2016 academic year at Kent State Trumbull, must be at least Junior status (60+ hours earned), have a 3.0 GPA or higher (cumulative), must demonstrate financial need, and must have a 2015-2016 FAFSA on file with Kent State Trumbull by the scholarship application deadline. Previous Trumbull Town Hall recipients may not apply. Further information, and the application for this scholarship, is available here.