Incoming Communication Student Scholarships

All high school seniors who have been admitted to Kent State's College of Communication and Information (CCI) are invited to apply for CCI scholarships.

The application process is now closed. 

Additional Available Scholarships

CCI Dean's Scholarship

The CCI Dean's Scholarship is a need-based scholarship open to admitted Kent State undergraduates in:

  • School of Communication Studies
  • School of Emerging Media and Technology
  • School of Media and Journalism
  • School of Visual Communication Design

The scholarship may be renewable for up to four years. Students who apply must also file the FAFSA.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Incoming freshmen may qualify for need-based grants and loans, as well as need- and merit-based Kent State University scholarships.  Out-of-state students may be eligible for the President’s Scholarship or the University Award that reduce the out-of-state tuition surcharge.

Learn more about university scholarships

communication studies SCHOLARSHIPS FOR RETURNING STUDENTS

Current students already enrolled in the School of Communication Studies may apply for several scholarships relating to their major. These awards are generally not available to incoming freshmen. 

Learn more about the Scholarships for Current Students