Kent State University offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for students enrolled at the Kent campus and the regional campuses. Scholarship awards are based on a variety of criteria. CAED students can receive  support from a variety of sources including opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.  Some scholarships are directed specifically toward CAED global education programs.

Contact: Dean's Office, College of Architecture & Environmental Design 330-672-2917

CAED Scholarships

The College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) awards a number of scholarships each year, made available through endowments and gifts by alumni, professional firms, and friends of the college. All CAED students are encouraged to apply. Award amounts vary from year to year, but usually range between $500 - $7,000. With over 55 scholarships being awarded for 2015-2016, in total $133,250 will be awarded this application cycle.

Application process Students must complete the application form, listing their prior academic performance, financial information, and research/professional interests. The scholarship committee will independently evaluate each student's application to match him or her with the appropriate scholarship. 

The deadline for CAED scholarship applications February 15. 

The deadline for CAED Florence scholarship applications is October 1.

Community Scholarships

Many AIA local and state chapters offer scholarships to residents of their region. Please check with your hometown or state chapter to acquire application forms for these scholarships. You can also check with community associations, clubs, and other organizations in your region.

Global Education Scholarships

A number of non-CAED scholarships are available to students studying abroad. For more information on these, check out the Office of Global Education.

CAED Global Education Scholarships

These scholarships are available to Kent State University CAED 3rd year undergraduate and graduate students participating in the CAED global education programs. Click here for more information.

Application Form for CAED Spring Florence Scholarships (October 1 deadline).

Other Resources

Honors College Incoming freshmen are eligible for merit scholarships through the Kent State University Honors College. Scholarships are awarded based upon high school grade point average and standardized test scores (ACT or SAT). Scholarship recipients can retain their scholarships for four years (eight semesters) as long as they complete the required number of honors courses each year and maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade point average. Students who wish to be considered for honors membership and scholarship should submit a Kent State University admissions application. 

College students, including transfer students, who are interested in joining Honors and applying for an Honors scholarship should visit the Honors website to find the college student application.

Student Financial Aid Student Financial Aid provides the Financial Aid Resource Center, a tool to help students calculate the costs of attendance, find scholarships using KSU Scholarship Search and links to non-KSU scholarships, and view and track awards and loans.

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