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Nursing & Allied Health

Nursing  

Ashtabula Nursing Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated financial need

Cooper Nursing Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6 
  • Completion of 1st year of Nursing ADN program with declaration of intent to enroll in the RN to BSN program

Patsy Hurst Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Second semester Nursing ADN student
  • 40+ years of age
  • Demonstration of compassion for others and genuine love of nursing
  • Complete at least one semester in the Nursing ADN program

Kondru Family Kent State Ashtabula Nursing Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Preference given to Ashtabula County residents
  • Must be enrolled in the Kent State University at Ashtabula Nursing Program
  • Minimum GPA: 2.8
  • Minimum credit hours: 6

The Jacqueline Maylish Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Completed at least one semester in the Nursing ADN program

The Margaret S. Peterson Scholarship for Nursing

Requirements:

  • A graduate of one of the last three graduating classes of Conneaut High School
  • Admitted into the nursing program at Kent State Ashtabula

Pat C. and Mary M. Rich Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Students in a pre-licensure nursing degree program at the Ashtabula Campus
  • Students should have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Students should be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours
  • Students should be a former or current Ashtabula County high school graduate

Louise M. Vecchione Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Nursing ADN student in the last semester of the nursing program

RADIOLOGIC TEcHNOLOGY

Fred Larson Radiologic Technology Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Must be a student enrolled in the Radiologic Technology program at Kent State University at Ashtabula
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • $500 will be awarded to two recipients who meet the minimum scholarship criteria - one will be a first year recipient, and one will be a second year recipient.
  • Students must reapply each year of the program to be eligible for the scholarship. 

Susan Rizzo-Noles Radiology Technology Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Second year Radiologic Technology student
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong work ethic, enthusiasm for learning and the potential to contribute to the profession as evidenced by the scholarship application. 

Radiologic Technology Alumni Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Second year Radiologic Technology student

General Nursing & Allied Health 

The Philip C. and Mary Lou Herbert Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Respiratory Therapy, Nursing, Radiologic Technology, or Physical Therapy degree programs or a science related degree
  • Completed at least one (1) semester at Kent State Ashtabula

The KSUA Chapter of CompTIA Association of IT Professionals (AITP) Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.8
  • Preference given to students actively involved in AITP and who also demonstrate campus and/or community involvement through the completion of the Kent State Ashtabula scholarship application process
  • Information technology, computer science, business, or health care related degree

The Robert and Gloria McCarthy Fund

Requirements:

  • Preference to first generation college student and/or from underrepresented student populations
  • Health care, science, or technology related degree

Barton E. Nolan Memorial Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Health care or computer technology related degree
  • 25+ years of age

The United Way of Ashtabula County Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.25
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 10 for fall and spring
  • Permanent resident of Ashtabula County
  • Sophomore, junior, or senior status
  • Health care, education, or human services related degree

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Accounting, Business, & Technology

Accounting

Clayton Garrett Demshar Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Accounting Technology

THE KSUA Chapter of CompTIA Association of IT Professionals (AITP) Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.8
  • Preference given to students actively involved in AITP and who also demonstrate campus and/or community involvement through the completion of the Kent State Ashtabula scholarship application process
  • Information technology, computer science, business, or health care related degree

Business

Edward W. Chiaramonte Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum GPA: 2.8
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • BBA in Business Management degree
  • Preference for Ashtabula County resident

THE KSUA Chapter of CompTIA Association of IT Professionals (AITP) Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.8
  • Preference given to students actively involved in AITP and who also demonstrate campus and/or community involvement through the completion of the Kent State Ashtabula scholarship application process
  • Information technology, computer science, business, or health care related degree

George D. and Helen L. Nassief Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Business-related degree
  • Completed at least one semester at Kent State Ashtabula

James W. Wentling Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • BBA in Business Management degree
  • Graduate of an Ashtabula County high school in the spring prior to attending Kent State Ashtabula

Computer Technology

The KSUA Chapter of CompTIA Association of IT Professionals (AITP) Scholarship

         Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.8
  • Preference given to students actively involved in AITP and who also demonstrate campus and/or community involvement through the completion of the Kent State Ashtabula scholarship application process
  • Information technology, computer science, business, or health care related degree

Robert F. Kupper AITP Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Computer technology related degree
  • Completed at least one semester at Kent State Ashtabula

Barton E. Nolan Memorial Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Health care or computer technology  related degree
  • 25+ years of age

General Accounting, Business, & Technology

The Andover Bank Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Business management technology, computer technology, or BBA in Business Management related degree
  • Completed at least one (1) semester at Kent State Ashtabula

The Robert and Gloria McCarthy Fund

Requirements:

  • Preference to first generation college student and/or from underrepresented student populations
  • Health care, science, or technology related degree

Premix Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 9
  • Accounting, business management, or computer technology related degree
  • Ashtabula County resident

The Santill Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • BBA in Business Management or Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies degree
  • Ashtabula County resident
  • Completed at least one (1) semester at Kent State Ashtabula

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Hospitality Management & Viticulture/Enology

Hospitality Management

Aramark Endowed Scholarship in Hospitality Management

Requirements:

  • Graduate or undergraduate junior or senior student(s) enrolled in the Hospitality Management Program at the Kent Main Campus or the Ashtabula Regional Campus with financial need
  • Applicants will submit an essay addressing the question, "How this scholarship will assist you in your effort to pursue a career in hospitality management?" for the faculty selection team to review.
  • Kent State University has the final selection authority for this scholarship.

Ashtabula County Convention and Visitors Bureau Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum Credit Hours:   9 
  • Ashtabula County resident

The Delaware North Jeannette Petrolia Hospitality Industry Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA:   3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours:   9    

Hospitality Management Society Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Third semester of Hospitality Management associate or bachelor's degree
  • Active member of the Hospitality Management Society

Viticulture & Enology

Ashtabula County Convention and Visitors Bureau Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum Credit Hours:   9 
  • Ashtabula County resident

Arts & Sciences, Social Services, & Education

Education

Ashtabula County Retired Teachers Association Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Education related degree
  • Completed at least two (2) semesters at Kent State Ashtabula

Serene C. Farmer Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Preference Given to BA English students
  • Ashtabula County high school graduate or resident
  • Enrolled in last year of declared associate or bachelor's degree as evidenced by a graduation evaluation or submission of application for graduation

The Robert and Gloria McCarthy Fund

Requirements:

  • Preference to first generation college student and/or from underrepresented student populations
  • Health care, science, or technology related degree

Mary C. Scardino Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Education related degree

The Judge Marianne Sezon Groundbreaker Award Honoring Judge Florence Allen, Mary E. Pierce, Susan M. Rebhan, and Bertha A. Miller

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA:  2.5
  • Student who is female, identifies as female, or a male student committed to the empowerment of women
  • First generation college student attending Kent State Ashtabula
  • Preference given to students majoring in criminal justice or interested in a career in education, law, or otherwise engaged in social justice.

The United Way of Ashtabula County Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.25
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 10 for fall and spring
  • Permanent resident of Ashtabula County
  • Sophomore, junior, or senior status
  • Health care, education, or human services related degree

Katie R. Whitman Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Education related degree

 Social Services

Nelson H. Humphrey Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Preference for criminology & justice studies, political science, public administration, pre-law or any social services degree
  • Ashtabula County high school graduate or resident

The United Way of Ashtabula County Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.25
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 10 for fall and spring
  • Permanent resident of Ashtabula County
  • Sophomore, junior, or senior status
  • Health care, education, or human services related degree

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General Scholarships

Ashtabula Faculty Funded Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12

Ashtabula High School Class of '70 Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Any associate degree program
  • Completed at least one (1) semester at Kent State Ashtabula

Ashtabula Rotary Club Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Graduating senior from a high school in Ashtabula County involved in extracurricular activities

John and Grace Cogan Kent State Ashtabula Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Ashtabula County resident

East Ashtabula Educational Assistance Corp. Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Ashtabula County resident
  • Completed at least two (2) semesters at Kent State Ashtabula

Judith Inman Fiedler Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Any bachelor's degree program
  • Third or fourth year student

The Andy and Rose Marie Garcia Endowed Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Conneaut High School graduate

Richard N. Jaskela Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Any bachelor's degree program
  • Complete at least two (2) semesters at Kent State Ashtabula
  • Preference given to applicants with a physical disability

Jane Knowlton Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Graduating high school senior from Ashtabula County

LEADERship Legacy Endowed Scholarship at Kent State University at Ashtabula

Requirements: 

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Any bachelor's degree program
  • Third or fourth year student
  • Preference given to students demonstrating leadership abilities or experience

Clarence E. & Janet H. Lesser Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • >Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12

John A. Yesso, Jr. Endowed Scholarship for Kent State Ashtabula

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Ashtabula County high school graduate or resident
  • In last year of degree

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Outside Scholarships

The Allen Endowment

Requirements:

Anchors Aweigh Charter Chapter of American Business Women's Association 2019 Scholarship

Requirements:

Dr. Shirley Barton Endowed Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Financial Need Requirement: Yes
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Any Bachelor's degree program
  • Completed a Kent State associate degree
  • Demonstrated leadership on campus and in the community
  • Application

Beatitude House Scholars

  • To apply for this scholarship, click here

Brant's Apple Orchard 2019 Youth Scholarship

Requirements:

  • High School senior  
  • Ashtabula County resident
  • Will be attending an accredited four-year college or accredited two-year technical institute in 2019-2020
  • Preference given to students pursuing an agriculturally-related career
  • Deadline May 1, 2019
  • Fillable application (PDF)
  • Printable application (PDF) available

Brown, PC National Founder's Scholarship

          Requirements:

  • Current full time U.S. undergraduate student 
  • Earning bachelor's degree in business
  • Demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship
  • Deadline for submission in Monday, August 5, 2019
  • More information

Caring.com Scholarship

          Requirements:

College Now Greater Cleveland Adult Learner Program

Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark Summit or Trumbull county.
  • For more information please visit College Now Greater Cleveland
  • Application deadline: April 14, 2019

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Application deadline: March 31, 2019
  • For more information please visit KNR Legal

The Friends of the Conneaut Public Library Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Application forms are available at the Conneaut Public Library, Kent State University's Ashtabula Campus, A-Tech, and Conneaut High School. 
  • For requirements and other information contact  Amanda Latva, Conneaut Library's young adult coordinator, at 440-593-1608 extension 7007
  • Deadline March 29, 2019
  • Friends of the Conneaut Public Library (PDF)

Greater Ashtabula Chamber Foundation Scholarship

          Requirements:

  • Ashtabula County resident
  • Parent/guardian is, or is employed by, a current member in good standing of the Greater Ashtabula Chamber of Commerce
  • A graduating high school senior with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Enrolled in a full-time accredited two-or four-year college or university
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • If invited, interview with committee
  • All application materials must be received by April 12, 2019 to be considered for this scholarship
  • For more information or to apply, please view the Greater Ashtabula Foundation scholarship (PDF)

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Available to women of any age
  • Registered in a business or business-related program
  • Enrolled in at least second year of an undergraduate program - final year of Master's program.
  • Demonstrated outstanding Academic Record during her academic studies, including business-related subjects.
  • Demonstrated initiative, ambition, and commitment to pursuing a career in business.
  • Download the application for the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship (PDF).

JED's 2019 Student Voice of Mental Health Award

Requirements:

  • Information for this scholarship can be found at Jed's website.

Robert D. Kruse Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

Primary Health Network Scholarships

Requirements:

The Preston Family Annual College Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Completed applications must be received by May 1, 2019 in order to be considered.
  • The Preston Family Annual College Scholarship awards scholarships up to the amount of 42,500.00 each
  • Available to first year or returning college students
  • There is a two-year award limitation
  • Please view The Annunal Preston Family Annunal Scholarship (PDF) for more information.

Jay Sartini Memorial Scholarship Presented by AcBE

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Business or Entrepreneurial Degree
  • Senior graduating from an Ashtabula County high school or second-year Kent State Ashtabula business student
  • One page letter of request explaining why they believe they deserve the award
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Student Aid Report
  • Record of community services
  • Submissions should be mailed to Ashtabula County Business Exchange Attn: Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 554, Ashtabula, OH 44005-0554
  • For more information please visit the Ashtabula Business website.

SeniorHomes Caregiver Scholarship

Requirements:

Senior Living Scholarship

Requirements:

Student-Caregiver Scholarship

Requirements:

University Hospitals Geneva Medical Center Foundation Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Nursing or Allied Health programs
  • Geneva High School Graduate
  • Scholarship awarded directly to the student upon successful completion of first year of higher education studies
  • Application available in the Kent State Ashtabula Student Services Offices in Main Hall

Ursuline Sisters Scholars

Requirements:

  • Income below 200% of the poverty level
  • Student academic program must be Pell Grant eligible.
  • Education: Cumulative GPA of 2.0 if currently enrolled in a post-secondary program. Cumulative High School GPA of 2.5 if graduated in the last 2.5 years
  • Enrolled in an approved program of study if attending a technical school
  • For more information, please view the Ursuline Sisters Scholars application

2019 Women in Technology Scholarship

Requirements:

  • All applications must be received by May 1, 2019
  • For more information or to apply, please visit the Zonta website.

Zonta Club of Ashtabula Area -- Club Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Attending college as an undergraduate or graduate female student - sophomore status or above for the following fall semester/quarter.
  • Applicant or parent/legal guardian must be an Ashtabula County resident.
  • Based on financial and academic achievement ("B" average or above).
  • Ashtabula Area Zontian Immediate family members are ineligible.
  • Planning to graduate or enroll at least half-time (6 or more credit hours) per term for the upcoming academic year.
  • Download the Zonta Scholarship Application.

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