Scholarships for Transfer Students

Ready to move to a university that’s a better fit for your goals?

We’re ready for you! We want to make it affordable to finish your degree.

The transfer scholarships listed below are awarded automatically to eligible students after they are admitted to Kent State University and all transcripts from previous institutions have been received and evaluated.  No additional application is required to be considered for these awards.

Many Colleges and departments offer scholarship opportunities as well.  These scholarship programs often require a separate application.  Use the Kent State Scholarship Search to look for additional scholarships for which you may be eligible to apply.

Transfer Scholarships


Academic Transfer Award   

Ohio Resident  

President's Transfer Award    

Non-Ohio Resident   

3.75-4.00 $2,500 $6,500
3.25-3.74 $2,000 $6,500
2.50-3.24 $1,000 $5,000

Transfer Scholarships

Transfer2Kent Scholarship
Flash Transfer Northeast Ohio Scholarship

Additional Transfer Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Departmental Scholarships

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