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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: 

      Ashtabula County Convention and Visitors Bureau Scholarship

                Requirements:

      • Minimum Credit Hours:   9 
      • Ashtabula County resident
      The Delaware North Jeannette Petrolia Hospitality Industry Scholarship

                Requirements:

      • Mimimum 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

      Anchors Aweigh Charter Chapter of American Business Women's Association 2018 Scholarship

      Requirements:

      • Minimum GPA: 2.5
      • Two letters of recommendation
      • One page autobiography
      • Resident of Ashtabula County
      • Download 2018 Application  
      A Place for Mom 2017 Senior Care Scholarship

      Requirements:

      • Enrolled in an associate's, bachelor's, or graduate level program in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology or long-term care administration. 
      • Must be attending classes at the time of the April 15th deadline.
      • Application details and essay topic found at http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship
      The Allen Endowment

      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 available at: www.sfa.kent.edu/downloadforms/Barton.pdf
      College Now Greater Cleveland Adult Learner Program

      Requirements:

      The Hoffoss Devall Problem Solving Scholarship

      Requirements:

      Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

      Requirements:

      The Jane Edna Hunter Scholarship

      Requirements:

      The Paul Felden Memorial Scholarship, Inc.

      Requirements:

      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
      Future Innovator  Scholarship

      Requirements:

      • Any individual at least sixteen years old who meets the following criteria:
      • Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and who will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year
      • Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible).
      • More information at https://usascholarships.com/studysoup-future-innovator-scholarship-program/
      Internet Marketing Scholarship

      Requirements:

      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 2018 Student Voice of Mental Health Award

      Requirements:

      Robert D. Kruse Memorial Scholarship

      Requirements:

      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  https://www.ashtabulabusiness.com/scholarship
      Levy Law Offices Cincinnati Safe Driver Scholarship

      Requirements: 

      • Application deadline March 30, 2018
      • Open to high school seniors or college student enrolled students in a two to five-year institution in Ohio or Kentucky 
      • More information is available at levylawoffices.com/scholarship
      SeniorHomes Caregiver Scholarship

      Requirements:

      Senior Living Scholarship

      Requirements:

      Student-Caregiver Scholarship

      Requirements:

      The Technical Generation 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
      • Download information here
      Wolterman Law Office LPA Hope For The Future Scholarship

      Requirements:

      Women in Technology  Scholarship

      Requirements:

      • Any female individual at least sixteen years old who meets the following criteria:
      • Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and who will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year
      • Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible).
      • For more information please visit https://studysoup.com/scholarships/women-in-technology-scholarships/
      Zonta 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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