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Scholarships

 

Nursing & Allied Health

Nursing

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

The Jacqueline Maylish Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Complete at least one semester in the Nursing ADN program

Pat C. and Mary M. Rich Memorial 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
  • Students should submit an essay describing how the scholarship will help them

Louise M. Vecchione Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

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

Physical Therapy

Blue Sky Therapy Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Admission to Physical Therapy Assistant Technology (technical study)

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
  • Financial Need Requirement: Yes
  • $500 will be awarded to two recipients who meet the minimum scholarship criteria - one first-year recipient, and one 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:

  • Financial Need Requirement: Yes
  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • 2nd year Radiologic Technology student

General Nursing & allied health scholarships

Mary Lou Herbert Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

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

Barton E. Nolan Memorial Scholarship

Requirements: 

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

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Accounting, Business, Hospitality Management, and Technology

Accounting

Clayton Garrett Demshar Memorial Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Financial Need Requirement: Yes
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Accounting Technology

Business

Edward W. Chiaramonte Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Financial Need Requirement: Yes
  • Minimum GPA: 2.8
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • BBA in Business Management degree
  • Preference for Ashtabula County resident

George D. and Helen L. Nassief Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Business related degree
  • Completed at least one (1) semester at Kent State Ashtabula

James W. Wentling Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Financial Need Requirement: Yes
  • 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

Hospitality Management 

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

Computer Technology

Robert F. Kupper AITP Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Computer Technology related degree
  • Completed at least one (1) semester at Kent State Ashtabula

Barton E. Nolan Memorial Scholarship

Requirements: 

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

General Accounting, Business, Hospitality Management, and Technology

The Andover Bank Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Business Management Technology, Computer Technology, BBA in Business Management related degrees
  • Completed at least one (1) semester at Kent State Ashtabula

Premix Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Financial Need Requirement: Yes
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 9
  • Accounting, Business Management, or Computer Technology related degrees
  • Ashtabula County resident

The Santill Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Financial Need Requirement
  • 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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Arts & Sciences, Social Services, and 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: 

  • Financial Need Requirement: Yes
  • 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

Mary C. Scardino Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum Credit Hours: 6
  • Education 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

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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

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

Focus on the Disabled Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Disabled Ashtabula County resident OR Physical Therapist Assistant 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: 

  • Financial Need Requirement: Yes
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Any Bachelor 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: 

  • Financial Need Requirement: Yes
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 12
  • Any Bachelor's degree program
  • Third- or fourth-year students
  • 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: 

  • Financial Need Requirement: Yes
  • 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 2016 Scholarship

Requirements:

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:


Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

Requirements:

The Jane Edna Hunter Scholarship

Requirements:


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)

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

SeniorHomes Caregiver 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

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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