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"Finances have been tight and I have been nervous about paying for school this semester. You have made it possible for me to continue my education and continue making my mother proud, no matter where she is watching me from, and that is truly my biggest goal." – Elizabeth C., '18

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Welcome to the Office of Institutional Advancement. Kent State University is Northeast Ohio’s No. 1 choice among public universities. With state support of the university providing less than 20 percent of its budget, the university relies on private support to ensure student success, enhance academic excellence and innovation, expand breakthrough research and provide contemporary, high-tech facilities for learning, study and research.
$5.1M
in private scholarship support
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raised on #GivingTuesday
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Giving Priorities

Global Education

Global Education Programs Provide Flashes with A World View

Kent State offers students opportunities to study across the country and around the globe, with programs in New York, Washington D.C., Italy, France, Germany, Brazil, Switzerland and more. Participation grew by 6.4 percent during 2018 and with additional philanthropic support even more students will be able to take advantage of this experience. By immersing themselves in different cultures and learning environments, students return to campus transformed, with a confidence and broadened perspective that will set the world alight.

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Trumbull Nursing

Trumbull Campus Supports Region, Addresses Healthcare Shortage

Kent State Trumbull has been a vital asset for Trumbull County for more than 60 years, continually developing new educational programs to meet the community’s changing needs. A current need involves the healthcare industry, which has become the area’s largest source of employment. The industry faces serious shortages of qualified professionals and Kent State Trumbull is working to address these shortages by training future generations of nurses.

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Commencement Diverse

Golden Flashes Impact the World

Gifts to Kent State University help our students grow from being students of life into persons of global impact after graduation. Donors choose exactly where they want their contributions to go. Donations can have the biggest impact, however, on the lives of students and their families. By choosing scholarships as the "type of gift" to give to, you support our efforts to continue to put students first in all we do.

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McNally Wrestler

Share in the Victories of Kent State Student-Athletes

At Kent State, we strive to provide all our students with unsurpassed and transformational opportunities. By supporting Kent State athletics, you help our student-athletes continue to succeed in the classroom, in competition and in life. And that is a victory you will always share in.

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