Scholarships

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Kent State Trumbull offers scholarships to new freshman, transfers and currently enrolled students. The scholarships are funded by generous gifts and donations from campus friends, businesses, foundations, faculty/staff and the local community.

Scholarships are awarded based on merit, program of study, county of residence, financial need and other criteria. A committee of staff and faculty selects deserving recipients in May. Scholarships are awarded for Fall and Spring semesters only. The scholarships are not renewable (unless specified) but students may reapply each year.  Scholarships are awarded to students on a part time or full time basis, depending on the number of hours a student is enrolled per semester at Kent State Trumbull.

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General Scholarship Criteria

New freshman
  • Must be admitted to Kent State Trumbull by May 1.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative high school GPA.
  • Must attend Kent State Trumbull during the academic year with a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester.
  • Must have a current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file with Kent State University
Dean's Scholarship

Amount: $4,000 per year Requirement: 3.8 cumulative high school GPA Automatically awarded upon admission to graduating high school seniors who are admitted to Kent State University at Trumbull by May 1.

  • Cannot be awarded with other Freshman scholarships (Gold, Silver or Bronze)
  • Can be used with other privately funded and Honors scholarships
  • Renewable for four years
  • Must enroll full time at Kent State Trumbull each semester (12 or more credit hours)
  • Must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher
Gold, Silver & Bronze Scholarship

Amounts: Gold ($2,000 per year), Silver ($1,500 per year), and Bronze ($1,000 per year) Requirement: Gold (3.6 cumulative HS GPA), Silver (3.3 cumulative HS GPA), and Bronze (3.0 cumulative HS GPA) Automatically awarded upon admission to graduating high school seniors who are admitted to Kent State University at Trumbull by May 1.

  • Must enroll full time at Kent State Trumbull for the 2017-2018 academic year (12 or more credit hours per semester).
  • Can be renewable for an additional year if student achieves a 3.0 GPA or higher and earns 24 or more credit hours.
New transfer students
  • Must be admitted to Kent State Trumbull by May 1.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA from previous college(s).
  • Must attend Kent State Trumbull during the academic year with a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester.
  • Must have a current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file with Kent State University.
Returning students
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at Kent State University.
  • Must attend Kent State Trumbull during the academic year with a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester.
  • Must have a current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file with Kent State University.
Deadlines
  • To be considered for any scholarship, a completed application must be filed by May 1.