The Office of Financial Aid understands your concern about financing a  medical education. Given the increasing educational costs, you students will likely acquire loan obligations. Applying for and earning scholarships can certainly help students along the way. 


Internal Scholarships

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (KSUCPM) supports members of the student population with internal scholarships. Each year, incoming and continuing students are granted over $1,000,000 in internal scholarship awards.


Incoming Merit-Based Scholarship

Incoming scholarship awards range from $2,500 to $25,000 and are awarded when an admission decision is offered. This scholarship is only apply to MS-I.


Continuing Scholarship

Members of the Classes of 2024, 2025, and 2026 have been grandfathered into the previously used matrix awarding the top 30 students in each class, on the basis of GPA. These continuing scholarships, ranging from $3,000 to $10,000, will be applied for MS-II, III, and IV respectively.

Click here to review grandfathered internal continuing scholarship matrix for the Classes of 2024, 2025, and 2026.


Members of the Class of 2027 are eligible for a renewable continuing scholarships by maintaining an academic rank in the top 25% of their class. These continuing scholarships range from $10,000 to $25,000.

Click here to learn more about internal scholarships. 






Institutional Scholarships

In addition to the internal scholarships, our institutional resources offer $200,000 in scholarships, culminating in awards in excess of $1,000,000 each year.

Click here to review the institutional scholarships.


Podiatric Medical Student Scholarships

There are also scholarships available specifically for those students pursuing podiatric medicine.

Click here to review those scholarship opportunities. 


External Scholarships
In addition, you may want to utilize external resources when searching for scholarships. This list is not comprehensive, and we encourage you to continue searching for additional scholarship sources. 


FastWeb is your connection to scholarships, financial aid, and more.

Throughout your education at KSUCPM, the Financial Aid Office will keep you apprised of additional scholarship offerings available that you may apply for.