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Computer Science Scholarships

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Quick Check for Eligibility

  • If you fulfill all the fields in the scholarship's column, you will be eligible for that particular scholarship. More information about the scholarships can be found below this table. The link to the application form is at the bottom of this page.

Scholarship Name

Richard A. and Tena W. Dowding

John Sechrist

Clayton and Audrey Hine

Undergraduate/Graudate

either

either

either

Full/Part time

either

either

full time

GPA Restriction

none

3.0

none

Demonstrate Finacial Need, file FAFSA form

yes

no

no

Geographic Restriction

Canton/Akron area

none

none

Can be Applied to

n/a

tution, room, board

tution, room, board, fees, books, supplies and any travel expenses relating to Kent State University

*Because our scholarships are recently established, applications for awards to be made this May (2019) will begin now and close on April 21 at 11:59 p.m.* 

Awards will be announced in May of each academic year, and will be applied to the the student's Bursar account to be used the following academic year.  Applications will become active on November 1 (link at the bottom of this page) and close on February 28 for May disbursement.  Award amounts may vary from year to year.  All awards are distributed through the student's KSU Bursar account.

 

RICHARD A. AND TENA W. DOWDING SCHOLARSHIP

  • This endowment fund's award is determined by its annual earnings.This scholarship is to go to an undergraduate or graduate Kent State University Computer Science student from the Canton or Akron, Ohio who can demonstrate financial need through the completion of the FAFSA form.  The recipient will be a student who demonstrates mentoring and lifelong learning behavior and strong collaboration and knowledge sharing with his peers, faculty and staff.  The amount to be disbursed this May, 2019 is $2,000.

THE JOHN SECHRIST SCHOLARSHIP FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE

  • This fund will award $920 annually until 2023.  Applicants will be computer science majors at Kent State University, either graduate or undergraduate, with at least a 3.0 GPA. The award may be applied to tuition or room and board.  

CLAYTON AND AUDREY HINE SCHOLARSHIP IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

  • This endowment fund's award is determined by its annual earnings.  Applicants should be fulltime undergraduate or graduate computer science majors and may be used to support tuition, room and board, fees, books and supplies and travel expenses related to attending school at Kent State University.  The amount to be disbursed this May will be $2,000.

Application

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  • Note:  You may apply for all three if you qualify without having to complete the application three times.  Just mention in one of the comment boxes that you would like to be considered for all three (or two of your choice) scholarships.
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